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Festival Week

The Dornoch Festival Week is organised and run by a sub-committee of the Community Association and takes place in the week following the Dornoch Highland Gathering, held on the first Friday in August. The event in 2020 was cancelled due to COVID 19 and a restricted programme held in 2021. The 2022 programme is not available yet but is likley to to contain some of the events held in 2019. 

For 2019 the events were as below.

Sunday 4th
12:45 pm Family Beach Fun Walk/Run Starts on the Beach opposite the Lifeboat Shed (registration from 11:00 at Beach Car Park).

Monday 5th
10:00 am Sandcastle Competition Registration at Beach Car Park
2:00 pm Pet Show Meadows Park
7:00 pm Family Quiz Marquee tent at Meadows Park

Tuesday 6th
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
6:30 pm Gin Tasting Carnegie Whisky Cellars (pre-book on 01862 811 791)
7 pm Bowling Competition, Dornoch Bowling Club

Wednesday 7th
11:00 am Teddy Bears Picnic Marquee Tent at Meadows Park
2:30 pm Dornoch's Got Talent Marquee Tent Meadows Park
6:00 - 7:15 pm Junior Football Fun Night Meadows Park
6:30 pm Whisky Tasting Carnegie Whisky Cellars (pre-book on 01862 811 791)
7:30 pm 5 a side Fun Football Night

Thursday 8th
10:00 am - 12 noon Drama Club Workshop 5-10 years Marquee Tent at the Meadows Park
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Drama Club Workshop 11+ years Marquee Tent at the Meadows
6:30 pm Nerf Wars & Zorb Football Marquee Tent at Meadows Park
7 pm Bingo Fun Night Dornoch Social Club

Friday 9th
12:30 pm Golf Competition Royal Dornoch Golf Club
2:00 pm Tea Dance Marquee Tent at the Meadows Park
6:30 pm Beauty Night Marquee Tent at the Meadows Park
7:30 pm Film: ‘The Mercy’ (2018) Certificate 12A Dornoch Social Club

Saturday 10th
11:00 am The Great Festival Week Duck Race Bridge Street
12:30 pm Kids Sports Fun Afternoon Meadows Park
1:30 pm It's A Knockout Meadows Park
6:30 pm The famous Dornoch Pram Race Dornoch Square
8:00 pm Dornoch Pipe Band
9:30 pm 80’s Disco (over 18’s only) Eagle Hotel

The week comprises a wide variety of events and fund raising activities, from football and dances to pet shows and duck races!

Dornoch Area Community Interest Company
Registered Office: The Dornoch Hub, Argyle Street, Dornoch IV25 3LA | The Company is registered in Scotland, no. 327565
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