Shinty Sports Area

Shinty is back in the Meadows Festival Sports Area! Don’t miss out on an exciting men’s league game, women’s friendly game and junior training sessions and games, all held during the festival on the Meadows.

  • 🏑 Equipment will be provided for all participatory activities.  We can’t wait to see you there! 

Many thanks to The Camanachd Association for their incredible support of the Meadows Festival Edinburgh in organising all shinty events at the festival this year and in 2017, 2018 and 2019. 


This year it’s Uddingston vs Aberdour men at 12pm Saturday 1st June, followed by a women’s friendly game afterwards at 2.30pm and junior games from 10am on Sunday.

Add it to your diary now!

You can also get involved and try out the sport yourself (both adults and children taster sessions are taking place)!

Saturday 1st June

10 – 11am
Tasters for all-comers, information stall. Come and join in!

12 – 2pm
Men’s league game: Uddingston v Aberdour

2.30 – 4:30pm
Women’s friendly game: Local Teams

Sunday 2nd June

10 – 11.30am
P5/under club training session and game. Spectators & supervised beginners welcome.

11.30am – 1pm
P6 to S6 club training session and game. All-comers welcome.

Taster session & information stall 2.30pm Taster session & information stall 3.30pm Community shinty game – all welcome


Join us for a fun-filled family relay at the Meadows Festival! Get ready to hop, balance, and race your way to victory! Gather your loved ones, bring your competitive spirit, and enjoy an afternoon of laughter and teamwork. Whether you are hopping in a sack or carefully balancing an egg on a spoon, this relay promises to be an unforgettable experience for participants of all ages. Don’t miss out on the chance to create wonderful memories and maybe even win some prizes!