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Guishachan Gathering Programme of Events

July 10 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

Guisachan programme Final

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday 10th July  

Good Citizen Award, Shinty Field Cannich

Training session

Organised By Fiona Walker all Welcome

Informal Welcome Evening and Canine Frolics 

6 events £2 per event or £10 for all six 6pm: catering available by Moveable Feast

Held at Cannich Shinty Pitch

Contact Marie Grady / Kirsty Feasby

Tuesday 11th July  

Good Citizen Award, Shinty Field Cannich 10am – 12 noon (test)

Spaces for 10 dogs Cost £8


Organised By Fiona Walker, please contact to book a place:  07854045218

Subject To KC Permission

 Afternoon Tea, Hosted by GRCS (Ticketed) 1pm -3pm All things Golden: hosted by Emma Tait

Films, History, Quiz

 Good Citizen Award, Shinty Field Cannich

Test 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Spaces for 10 dogs

Organised By Fiona Walker, please contact to book a place: Cost £8

Subject To KC Permission


Torchlight Procession to Guisachan House Starting from the Kennel Field at 10pm walking the mile to Guisachan House with your Golden Retriever, arriving at the house there will be a Scottish welcome, a chance to obtain photographs, partake in a toast to Lord Tweedmouth, delivered by our President Mr. Jim Richardson.

Wednesday 12th July


Gundog Demonstration   10am -11am

Cannich Shinty Pitch

GRCS Field Trial Secretary Sarah Winter & team


Show Handling Presentation and Workshop

10.30am- 12.30

David Alcorn (Rapport Training) RapportShowDogTraining@outlook.com

1pm-3pm Seminar – Sue Ketland Dip CABT. (1) The reality of living with a puppy. (2) Dominance myth busting, differing approaches to training and how to deal with common behavioural issues. Contact Fiona Clarkson

Points of the Dog Delivered by David Alcorn KC accredited trainer £10 per person per test   1.30- 3pm


7pm Formal Dinner Dance (ticketed event) within the giant marquee at the Shinty Field in the village of Cannich. Auction to follow the dinner. Take to the dance floor until midnight.


Thursday 13th July The Gathering from 12pm at Guisachan House, with games, Haggis Hurling, Tug of War, Scurry and the Grand old Duke of York (to count the number of Goldens present) Group Photo by Lynn Kipps, Bring your own picnics. No cars allowed at the house, parking will be at the Kennel Field, with transport available (from 11am) for those with limited mobility.  

Scottish Social Evening, this will be held in the Marquee from 7pm (ticketed event) supper will be provided, just bring your own bottle.

Friday 14th July Championship Dog Show: At Cannich Shinty Pitch, Main Road, Cannich, IV4 7LT

Show Opens 8.30am, Judging begins at 9.30am, Outdoor Show, no wet weather accommodation: entries via Fosse Data


Dogs: Fiona Thurm (Beldonburn)

Bitches:  Sue Pounds Longhurst (Mossburn)

Referee: Wayne McGrath

Time to say goodbye ………

Informal get together, thank you to all after the close of the Show

Food Provided by Moveable Feast




July 10 @ 8:00 am
July 14 @ 5:00 pm


Shinty Pitch IV4 7LT + Google Map