Programme of Events

There is something for everyone:

Pipe band competitions

Traditional highland games

Highland dance championships

Free sporting activities

Mini highland games


Food and drink village


Inverclyde Libraries is showcasing many wonderful storytellers at the Gourock Highland Games. Come along tomorrow to see celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories.

12:30 – 1:00 – Book bug with Myra

Join Inverclyde Libraries very own “Bookbug Hero” Myra for Stories, rhymes and songs.

1:00 – 2:00 – Pariag MacNeill

Since 1988, Paraig MacNeil has been telling traditional tales professionally and has an oral repertoire of about 500 tales and songs, both traditional and original, composing verse in all of Scotland’s languages (Gaelic Scots and English), and more, for all of the family.

2:00 – 2:30 – Bookbug with Myra

A second opportunity for families to Join Inverclyde Libraries Myra for Stories, rhymes and songs – All welcome

2:00 – 3:00 – Love your Library

Find out all that Inverclyde Libraries can offer you! Come and find out about the wide range of services to anyone who visits, lives or works in Inverclyde.

3:00 – 4:00 – Paul Bristow

“I’m Paul Bristow and I write mostly children’s fiction, folktales and comics. Come along to explore my story map of Inverclyde, and maybe you can tell me a story too in our storybook workshop.