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Carrick Lowland Gathering - Highland Dancing

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Highland Dancing at the Carrick Lowland Gathering

The Highland dancing competition is organised by the Robertson School of Highland Dance.

The highland dancing competition attracts over one hundred dancers from all over the world to the Carrick Lowland Gathering. The contest is run under Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (RSOBHD) rules.

The contest commences at 10:00am


Primary, Beginners, Novice, Intermediate, Premier


  • Fling
  • Swords
  • Seann Truibhas
  • Hullachan
  • Special Fling
  • Barracks Johnnie
  • Highland Laddie
  • Flora
  • Lilt
  • Pas-de-Basque
  • Pas-de-Basque & Highcuts


Click here to download the 2023 entry form

The Robertson School of Highland Dance

The school offers lesson throughout South Ayrshire. Lessons can start at 3 years of age and dancers can continue to improve their standard of dance through examinations and good training. Highland dancing has brought fantastic opportunities for Ayrshire dancers to travel and work with top musicians from all over the world.

Pupils from the school have been performing in international and corporate events such as the United States, Virginia International Tattoo and World Famous Basel Tattoo in Switzerland. Aileen Robertson the founder of the Robertson school is the dance director of the royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Aileen is head delegate to the RSOBHD representing FUSTA and is on the registration committee of the RSOBHD. Aileen is also a delegate on the technical committee representing the SDTA.
For more information visit their Facebook page

The committee would like to thank these sponsors for their assistance with funding the Lowland Gathering. Please click on any logo for more information.

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