Tartan Warriors- Stones  Clach Cuid Fir (Gaelic for Manhood Stone) is a traditional test of pure strength. The athletes compete against the clock to determine who can lift five stones of increasing weights off the ground and onto barrels. With the stones weighing between 100 and 165kg this is not an event for the average person, but it is great to watch.

Tartan Warriors- Stones Clach Cuid Fir (Gaelic for Manhood Stone) is a traditional test of pure strength. The athletes compete against the clock to determine who can lift five stones of increasing weights off the ground and onto barrels. With the stones weighing between 100 and 165kg this is not an event for the average person, but it is great to watch.

Saturday July 4th 2015 The Aberdeen Highland Games  The games will commence with a Grand Parade in the Oval at 8.30am  9am Grand Parade – Harrison Oval 9.45am Opening Ceremony, Massed Band Salute. 10:30am onwards Highland & Country Dancing, Pipe Band Displays, Tartan Warrior’s Competition including Sheaf Toss and Caber Toss, Amateur Tug of War Competition, Novelty Events  3.40pm Massed Pipe Bands 4pm Closing Ceremony, Presentation to Champion Band, Lone Piper

Saturday July 4th 2015 The Aberdeen Highland Games The games will commence with a Grand Parade in the Oval at 8.30am 9am Grand Parade – Harrison Oval 9.45am Opening Ceremony, Massed Band Salute. 10:30am onwards Highland & Country Dancing, Pipe Band Displays, Tartan Warrior’s Competition including Sheaf Toss and Caber Toss, Amateur Tug of War Competition, Novelty Events 3.40pm Massed Pipe Bands 4pm Closing Ceremony, Presentation to Champion Band, Lone Piper

Wilderness, rainforest, wild rivers, steep ridges are words that describe the magnificent World Heritage listed Barrington Tops. Barrington Tops National Park lies north of Newcastle and between Scone, Dungog and Gloucester.  The area appeals to those simply wanting to take it easy and enjoy the view and to others seeking adventure in wild and scenic country.  The varied plant life of the park ranges from sub tropical rainforest and Antarctic Beech rainforest to subalpine grasslands and ...

Wilderness, rainforest, wild rivers, steep ridges are words that describe the magnificent World Heritage listed Barrington Tops. Barrington Tops National Park lies north of Newcastle and between Scone, Dungog and Gloucester. The area appeals to those simply wanting to take it easy and enjoy the view and to others seeking adventure in wild and scenic country. The varied plant life of the park ranges from sub tropical rainforest and Antarctic Beech rainforest to subalpine grasslands and ...

The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre presents traveling exhibitions, local exhibitions and art prizes (including the biennial Muswellbrook Open Art Prize), along with periodic selections from the Max Watters and Shire Collections.  The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre manages a large permanent collection which was originally founded through the Art Prize in the late 1950s. Astute adjudication of the prize over the years has provided the local community with an excellent cross-section of…

The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre presents traveling exhibitions, local exhibitions and art prizes (including the biennial Muswellbrook Open Art Prize), along with periodic selections from the Max Watters and Shire Collections. The Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre manages a large permanent collection which was originally founded through the Art Prize in the late 1950s. Astute adjudication of the prize over the years has provided the local community with an excellent cross-section of…

Haydon Hall Art Gallery was established late 2007 to promote and showcase ceramics, paintings, glass and other art works from regional and national artists with special exhibitions held on an ongoing basis throughout the year.  The Gallery with its south facing windows has been designed with specialised lighting and hanging tracks, flexible display modules and simple décor to create the ideal domestic environment for viewing and selecting art.  The Gift Shop features a stunning selection of…

Haydon Hall Art Gallery was established late 2007 to promote and showcase ceramics, paintings, glass and other art works from regional and national artists with special exhibitions held on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The Gallery with its south facing windows has been designed with specialised lighting and hanging tracks, flexible display modules and simple décor to create the ideal domestic environment for viewing and selecting art. The Gift Shop features a stunning selection of…

Saturday 6th September 2014  All Riders of every Age invited to join the Ride. In aid of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Starts from Pony club grounds – Denman NSW Camping available at the Pony Club Grounds    Breakfast from 6.30am  Muster 8.00am  Departure (approx..) 8.15am  NO STALLIONS  Approximately 25k ride  Via Ogilvie Street Denman (8.45am/9.00am)  MORNING TEA/BBQ LUNCH Provided along the Trail (Cost included in the ENTRY FEE)  Saturday evening entertainment – Pony Club Grounds –…

Saturday 6th September 2014 All Riders of every Age invited to join the Ride. In aid of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. Starts from Pony club grounds – Denman NSW Camping available at the Pony Club Grounds Breakfast from 6.30am Muster 8.00am Departure (approx..) 8.15am NO STALLIONS Approximately 25k ride Via Ogilvie Street Denman (8.45am/9.00am) MORNING TEA/BBQ LUNCH Provided along the Trail (Cost included in the ENTRY FEE) Saturday evening entertainment – Pony Club Grounds –…

The Upper Hunter is home to unique Australian heritage and history, home to iconic world renowned horse studs and award winning wineries.  Jerrys Plains is the gateway to the Upper Hunter Horse Country, stretching west through Denman to Widden and Bylong Valley, east to Muswellbrook and Aberdeen, north through Australia’s horse capital of Scone and on to Segenhoe, Gundy and Murrurundi.  Each farm has a unique story to tell, from its history and heritage, to farm buildings, architecturally…

The Upper Hunter is home to unique Australian heritage and history, home to iconic world renowned horse studs and award winning wineries. Jerrys Plains is the gateway to the Upper Hunter Horse Country, stretching west through Denman to Widden and Bylong Valley, east to Muswellbrook and Aberdeen, north through Australia’s horse capital of Scone and on to Segenhoe, Gundy and Murrurundi. Each farm has a unique story to tell, from its history and heritage, to farm buildings, architecturally…

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