Festival Week

Last held Sunday 5th - Saturday 11th August 2018


About Festival Week

Dornoch Festival Week has a packed programme of family activities including sandcastle competition, children’s fancy dress, children’s sports, family quiz night, car treasure hunt,  pipe band parade, Treasure Island and Live & Let Spy with the Walking Theatre Company, Gin Tea party, golf competitions, films, and a teddy bear’s picnic!

Sunday 5th
2:00 pm Family Beach Fun Walk/Run Starts on the Beach opposite the Lifeboat Shed (registration from 11:00 at Beach Car Park).

Monday 6th
10:30 am Pet Show Meadows Park
2:00 pm Sandcastle Competition Registration at Beach Car Park
7:00 pm Family Quiz Dornoch Social Club

Tuesday 7th
10:30 am Great Dornoch Bake Off and Coffee Morning Marquee tent at the Meadows Park
2:00 pm Fancy Dress Marquee tent at the Meadows Park
2:00 pm Guided Town Walk Historylinks Museum
6:30 pm Car Treasure Hunt Meadows Park

Wednesday 8th
9:30 am Dornoch Community Market Cathedral Green
9:30 am Scotty’s Circus Workshops Meadows Park
10:30 am Festival Week Service St. Finnbarr’s Episcopal Church
11:30 am Teddy Bears Picnic Marquee Tent at Meadows Park
6:30 pm Junior Football Fun Night Meadows Park
8:00 pm Sutherland Caledonian Pipe Band Dornoch Square (to be confirmed)

Thursday 9th – with the Walking Theatre Company
11:00 am Treasure Island Starting at the Marquee Tent at the Meadows Park
7:00 pm Live and Let Spy Dornoch Social Club
These are ticketed events – please purchase tickets the Visitor Centre

Friday 10th
2:00 pm Pairs Golf Competition Royal Dornoch Golf Club
3:00 pm Film: ‘Coco’ (2017) Certificate PG Dornoch Social Club
6:30 pm Nerf Wars & Zorb Football Marquee tent at the Meadows Park
7:30 pm Film: ‘The Mercy’ (2018) Certificate 12A Dornoch Social Club

Saturday 11th
11:00 am The Great Festival Week Duck Race Bridge Street
1:30 pm Kids Sports Fun Afternoon Meadows Park
2:00 pm The Spirit of Victory Gin Tea Party Marquee tent at the Meadows Park
This is a ticketed event – please purchase tickets the Carnegie Whisky Cellars
5:30 pm Pimp Your Wheels Parade Castle Street / Dornoch Square
6:30 pm The famous Dornoch Pram Race Dornoch Square
9:30 pm 80’s Disco (over 18’s only) Eagle Hotel

Sunday 12th
10:00 am Woodland Trust – Taste of The Wild Ledmore and Migdale Wood, Spinningdale
11:00 am Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament St. Finnbarr’s Episcopal Church