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Highland Games 2017
I read your record on this site where you mentioned the people who visited the games at the Gow. We were the 5 guys from Holland. We had an awesome time last saturday and enjoyed watching the games.
People were very nice and asked us several times why we want to visit the games. We like traditions and we stayed the last weekend in Edinburgh, your games where the nearest to Edinburgh.
Thank you for a great day and hospitality.
See you probably in the future.
Wish Lesmahagow or better "the Gow" all the best.
Posted by Gary Hooijman on 22 June 2017
Hi Gary, sorry for the very late reply. We are very pleased that your enjoyed our Highland Games last year and you certainly got a great day with the weather. Thank you for your very nice comments and if you happen to visit again you will be made most welcome.
Posted by Lynn Callan on 19 January 2018
I visited the Highland Games last year with my wife and daughter and my grandchuldren and it was very nice. I've been very pleased to find the picture with the Chief and me in my Lederhosen on your Website. So Ein schonen tag fur you too.
Posted by Berthol Manfred on 08 April 2016
If you can send me your address in Deutschland, I will send you the colour programme from 2015/2016 with all the colour photographs taken, for you to keep as the souvenir of your day in Lesmahagow. Hope you have a good summer!. Kind regards, David Abercrombie, chairman of Lesmahagow Highland Games Society. There will be nothing to pay...!
Posted by David Abercrombie on 20 June 2017
Highland Games 2015
We are people from The Netherlands and visited the games. We came with 2 motorhomes. We want to thank your kindness. We had a very good time and enjoyed the games. It was wonderfull. Also thanks to the secretary of the Fames. He send someone to look after us, was the parkingplace oké? Also thanks to Davie Rollo for his visit to us in the evening, he was also looking after us.
Posted by Lies Klijn on 23 June 2015
We are glad you enjoyed the day and our hospitality. It makes all our hard work worthwhile.
Posted by on 23 June 2015
Looking Forward to Games
My Family and I are traveling from Pennsylvania and hope to make it to the games this year!
Posted by Ricky C on 20 March 2015
We hope that you and your family are able come along to our games on Saturday 20th June. We have many activities to keep everyone entertained all afternoon. Just hoping for some good weather.
Posted by Lynn Callan - Secretary on 31 May 2015
Can I firstly say thanks to everyone for making this years games different and exciting and letting everyone know that Lesmahagow still has an Annual Highland Games by putting it in Glebe Park. Any body that passed in there car must have been impressed enough to put it in there diary for next year.We did not get good weather and have not done for some years now!It must be taken into consideration in future years and we must get protection from the elements.That day must rank as the coldest day of the summer and people could not be expected to stay (and indeed did not)for the duration which must have reflected on income made on the day.That aside can I say well done again to all the organisers who have in my opinion put Lesmahagow back on the local map.
Posted by David Brown on 16 July 2013
Firstly, many thanks for your kind comments and encouragement. The Games committee has received much positive feedback about this year's event and about our choice of venue in particular. It's probably not going to be cost effective to provide much in the way of a covered area but one we should certainly give consideration to. The problem with booking (and paying for) perhaps a large marquee in advance is that the weather may turn out to be great, then the cost would become a waste if the marquee wasn't used - it's a hard one to get right...
Please look out for details in the local press and website of our AGM - come along and add to the debate for next year...
Thanks again for your comments - much appreciated.
Posted by David Abercrombie on 16 July 2013
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