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Shotts Highland Games
"Toss your caber with hardy Highlanders at the 1952 Shotts Highland Games and march down Main Street with clan Chieftains during an ancient parade in this lively local topical."
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Fling yourself into this exciting local topical film from 1952 covering the Highland Games in Shotts, North Lanarkshire. Enjoy the spectacle of traditional events including the explosive caber toss and slightly more delicate Highland Fling. Conclude your experience with a trip down Shotts Main Street accompanied by smart local Chieftains on their annual parade. The Shotts games are still held to this day, continuing the lasting traditions portrayed in this film.