Games Week



7th to 16th July 2016


Come and join us in Innerleithen this week as the whole town gathers to celebrate our annual Games Week! With lots on offer, The Games is great fun for all the family, starting on Thursday 7th July and ending Saturday 16th July.


Here is a list of what’s on around the town during Games Week:


Thursday 7th July:

Senior Citizens’ Social

Memorial Hall, 7:30pm (Tickets available from Thrift Shop)


Saturday 9th July

5-a-Side Football Tournament

Victoria Park, 12 noon


Standard Bearer’s Ball

St Ronan’s Marquee, 7pm – 2am


Sunday 10th July

Kirkin’ Service

Procession leaves Hall Street at 11am

Innerleithen Church of Scotland at 11:30am


Town Bands Entertain

High Street, 3pm


Monday 11th July

Car Treasure Hunt

Starting from Memorial Hall, 5:30-6:30pm


Tuesday 12th July

Children’s Sports & Treat

Victoria Park, 6:30pm


Magician (4-7 y/o)

Vale Club, Leithen Crescent, 8:15-9:30pm


Disco (8-13 y/o)

Memorial Hall, 8:15-9:45pm


Wednesday 13th July

Games Week Church Barbecue

Innerleithen Church of Scotland Grounds, 5-6pm

(All welcome – £3 for a burger, biscuit and tea/coffee and £1.50 for extra burgers)


Quiz Night

856 Social Club, 8pm


Thursday 14th July

Fancy Dress Parade

Judging in Victoria Park, 7pm


Friday 15th July

St Ronan’s Cleikum Ceremonies

Memorial Hall, 7pm


“For the Fallen” War Memorial Service, 7:45pm

Ceremony at St Ronan’s Wells, 8:30pm


Saturday 16th July

Children’s Flower Parade

Leaves Hall Street, 11am


Race Round The Town

Hall Street, 1:30pm


Games Opening Parade

From Vale Club with Massed Bands


189th Anniversary of St Ronan’s Border Games

Victoria Park, 2pm


Beating the Retreat

High Street, 7pm


Torchlight Procession

From Vale Club for Caerlee Hill, 10pm


Burning the De’il

Caerlee Hill, 10:30pm


For more information about Games Week, visit:  www.stronansgames.org