The Poles at Strathdon

The pole at the school
(click the image for a larger version)
The pole at the Colquohonnie Hotel
(just up!)
Click here for pictures of the moving of the pole Click here for pictures of the raising of the pole

Programme for Raising Large Pole on 16th August 2003

28 ft pole is carried from Bellabeg shed ( next to Bellabeg Shop) to the
Colquohonnie Hotel approx. 1 mile.

Ceremony begins with First nation visitors
Pole raised with Lonach men, 51st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and
other volunteers.

Approx. 6.30 pm
The Wood U? theatre company performs a short play.

Barbecue from about 7 pm onwards

Approx. 7.30 - 9pm Free Family Ceilidh with the Strathbogie Fiddlers in the
Lonach Hall.

9pm onwards in the Lonach Hall Blazing Fiddles
Family £15. Adult £9 concessions £6

Last Year

Two poles were carved in the shed behind Bellabeg Shop

The big pole nears completion

The first-nation carvers working on the small pole

Neil carving the owl
(click on image for larger version)

Preliminary discussions over the big pole

To view The Strathdon slideshow click here
Another poster

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