The Island Highland Gathering is back today!

We’re excited to announce that the Island Highland Gathering will be back again on Sunday 19th July. We have a new venue and a new format. We listened to feedback from you and would like to present

Island Highland Gathering – Great Day Out 

We are moving to Isle of Wight Steam Railway we will still have the same amount of Pipe bands but all will be going on throughout the day in the arena and  main stage, we have a dance arena and covered area with a bar! 

We have the option of event only ticket or a joint ticket to enjoy the Railway museum and to ride on a steam train. 

We have Pipe bands, Marching bands, Scottish and Irish dancers, Whisky tasting, Scottish Food and many craft stalls, it will be a great day out for all.

Tickets on sale soon 


Our Sponsors

A big thanks to all our sponsors for making it all possible!


Great day out for all the Family, plenty to do and see. Hopefully sunny, bring a blanket or chair,
Sit in sun, relax enjoy bands, dancing etc.
I shall soon be making my tartan catnip mice!

– Jane Page‎

Frequently Asked Questions

The most frequently asked questions and their respective answers

Can i buy tickets on the day?

Of course, tickets will be available at the gates on the day! 

Will i be able to pay by debit/credit card at the gate?

Supporting Charities

The Island Highland Gathering supports the following charities

WightAID is a charity foundation that supports small Island charities and community groups with grants, they raise money with the support of Island businesses and Individuals that are pationate about the Island. The charity was founded by Geoff Underwood, former High Sheriff of the Island, in the three years WightAID have given over £300,000 to more than 100 projects. Thanks to the Island Highland Gathering for their support with the Island Highland Gathering.

For more information go to our website phone 01983 555915

Finding the event

This year we will be holding the event at Isle of Wight Steam Railway – Havenstreet

Brading Roman Villa

Ready to secure your tickets for The Island Highland Gathering?


Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Railway Station,

Havenstreet Main Rd,


Ryde PO33 4DS

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