Official Press Release:
Aberdeenshire, Monday, 29 August 2022 :
After a three-year absence due to the pandemic, preparations are well underway to stage one of Scotland’s iconic Highland Games – the Braemar Gathering.
The Braemar Gathering has a huge global following and this year the organisers are delighted to offer free live streaming of the event for those unable to attend in person.
Live streaming of the event is being trialled this year to help plan and create a more immersive experience for future Gatherings in respect of remote audiences. Online access will provide an opportunity to project the thrill and excitement live from the Games Park and engage with friends and supporters from around the world who share our [the Braemar Gathering] passion for culture, heritage, history and tradition.
The free link can be accessed via https://vimeo.com/event/2371412
The live stream will begin at 1145 hrs UKT (UK Time) on Saturday 3 September 2022 and will end at 1600 hrs.
Attended by members of the Royal family the Braemar Gathering is renowned for attracting high calibre competitors from home and abroad who represent sport and culture through field, track, bagpipe music and highland dancing events.
Taking place on Saturday 3 September 2022 at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park, the eagerly awaited event promises a day peppered with special moments including the much-anticipated arrival of the Royal family at 3 pm.
Visitors and competitors alike will also admire the recently installed Platinum Jubilee Arch. A permanent feature situated at the entrance to the Games Park, the impressive structure will provide a fitting tribute to Her Majesty the Queen who is the longest serving Patron of the Braemar Royal Highland Society and avid supporter of the annual Braemar Gathering.
Further information and updates will be available this week on our social media pages and website – Facebook: Braemar Gathering and Highland Games Centre / www.highlandgamescentre.org
* Information and enquiries about the live streaming should be directed to Gregor Wilson – firstname.lastname@example.org.