Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 32

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Saturday August 12, 2000


In an entertaining addition to the Brodick Highland Games this year, Arran Brewery gave two full kegs of beer which competitors had to carry as far as possible. Peter McKinnon is seen taking the strain. 01_B32tweY01

Allan Pettigrew from Ardrossan was again at the centre of the heavy events at 113th Brodick Highland games on Saturday where he was competing for the 20th time. 01_B32tweY02

A Viking Raid on the fancy dress competition at the Highland games. 01_B32twe03

This year’s overhead champion at the Arran Farmers Show on Wednesday was an 18- month-old Limousin heifer named Sheilin Penny brought on by Anne Soutter of South Feorline. 01B32tweY04

Mrs Laura Murchie presents the trophies at the end of the wet Farmers Show. 01_B32tweoY05

Winners of the community handicraft trophy at the SWRI show held in Lamlash Primary School were the Whiting Bay Institute. 01_B32tweY06

More than 70 children took part in this year’s Feis Arrain in Lamlash. Here we see some participants showing off an example of Celtic art work. 01_B32tweY07