Highlands & Islands

Big weekend: Crowds turn out for games and Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Bryan Adams performed in Inverness on Sunday night

More than 20,000 people attended events held in Inverness over the weekend.

The Inverness Highland Games took place on Saturday and the Inverness Gala and a Bryan Adams concert on Sunday.

Inverness Highland Games Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The city's annual games were held on Saturday
Inverness Highland Games Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The games featured various sports, including athletics

The weekend was one of the busiest of the year for the city.

It saw heavies' events such as tossing the caber and hammer throwing as well as shinty competitions and music from pipe bands.

Crowds will return this weekend for a concert by singer Olly Murs.

Inverness Highland Games Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Heavy events such as tossing the caber and throwing the hammer were also held
Inverness Highland Games Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The weather at times over the weekend was less entertaining, with some showers on Saturday and cool and cloudy conditions on Sunday
Bryan Adams Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption Inverness was the only place in Scotland Adams played as part of a wider tour
Bryan Adams crowd Image copyright Paul Campbell
Image caption The Highlands crowd lapping up the hits at Sunday's concert

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