Our Patrons

The support of our patrons is invaluable, enabling us to improve the Cowal Gathering for spectators and competitors.

Patron support means that we can develop the gathering, while honouring the event’s great history and traditions. Becoming a patron gives you the opportunity to be associated with this world-class event. You’ll also be helping to secure the future of this unique and historic Highland games. The details of the patron schemes are listed below as well as a link to download an application form.

Become a patron


Cost:only £200 + £35 annual subscription

We offer life patronage to supporters who make a substantial generous donation to the Cowal Gathering.

Life Patrons are entitled to unique benefits. As a Life Patron you’ll receive:

  • Complimentary ticket for each day
  • Complimentary programme
  • Life Patron certificate (first year only)
  • Access to the Patrons’ Marquee
  • Ability to pre-book one seat in the Grandstand on Saturday
  • Listing in the programme and on the website
Become a Life Patron


Cost:only £180 (incl. VAT) per annum

Business patronage is for businesses, clubs or groups who wish to support the Cowal Gathering and increase their profile by association.

The package consists of:

  • Business Patron certificate
  • Listing in the event programme
  • Listing on the website
  • Listing on the sponsors board at the event
  • 4 complimentary tickets for Friday and Saturday
  • Access to the Patrons’ Marquee and a complimentary glass of wine on arrival
  • Listing in the Dunoon Observer in the weeks running up to the event
Become a Business Patron


Cost:only £40 per annum

The patron package is for people who want to support the event and enjoy the comfort of the Patrons Marquee. The fee is payable on an annual basis.

The package comprises:

  • Complimentary ticket for Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Patrons rosette
  • Access to the Patrons’ Marquee
  • Complimentary programme
Become a Patron

Our Patrons

Honorary Life Patrons

Morgan Bamford
Angus Cameron
Billy Forsyth MBE
George Mitchelson
Frances Patterson
Colleen Rintamaki
Cameron Spence


Life Patrons 2021

Argyll & Bute Women’s Aid
Dr Janet Anderson
Ross Armour
Laura Blair
Erin Blair
Marion Boath
Julie Brown
Mrs Gillian Buchan
Mr & Mrs Burden
Joseph Burns
Linda Cramb
Catherine Caldwell
Chris & Barbara Campbell
Tom Clements
Mr & Mrs Lyle Crawford
Mrs G Disselduff
Mr Sandy Disselduff
Sarah Douglas
Marica Evans
John Farley
Sharon Farrar
William Ferguson
Jeanette Ferguson
Phyllis Finnegan
Marilyn Fisher
Mr Robert Fisher
Helen Ford
Norm Garland
Juli Garland
Elizabeth Gollan
Ann Green
John Green
Helen Haddow
Ewan Hamilton
Jennifer Hamilton
Marilyn Harrop
Sarah Hendry
Mr David Hogg
Suzanne Hogg
J.A MacArthur of that Ilk
E & R Inglis
Mrs Betsy Johnstone
Mrs Christine Johnstone
Mr George Johnstone
Kevin & Violet Kilby
Brenna Kilby
Cheryl Kirby
Jamie Kirk
Mr Raymond Kneale
Diane Krugh
Mrs Lamb
David Lamb
Rev Pat Lang
Mrs Val Laverty
Rhona Lawrence
Anne MacDonald
Kerry MacDonald
Eilidh MacDonald
May Martin
Alison McGregor Mathers
Peter Campbell McBride
Linda McClean
John McDairmid
Shaun McEvoy-Dix
Neil McKay
Gordon McKellar
D.Scotty McVicar
Stephen Mitchell
Sylvia Morrison
Sylvia Morrison
Ben Nicoll
Mrs Marlyn Peers
Steven Pollock
Natalie Quick
Lord Robertson
Mr Ewan Robinson
Shendl Russell
Mrs Mary Seers
Ann Shields
Emma Thompson
Audrey Watt
Bill & Elizabeth Weaver
Jeneffer Zielinski


Dorothy Aitkenhead
Alan Aitkenhead
Kathryn Armstrong
Karen Bancks
Nick Bancks
Richard Barlow
Steve Barrow
Charles Benson
Coline Boath
Linda & Murray Bowman
Mr Brown
Julie Brown
Pamela Bruce
Cathy Caldwell
Leona Cosgrove
Louise Cowley
Nicola Currie
Nicky Dastkhordi
Farzaneh Dastkhordi
Mrs Patricia den Dikken
Liz Disselduff
Sandy Disselduff
Mr & Mrs Docherty
Ella Edgar
Vicki Fairley
Laura Fairley
Mr & Mrs Fowler
Mrs Gilmour
Elizabeth Good
Moira Gray
Kerry Grosser
John Hackett
Margaret Haggart
Louise Henderson
Rosaline Hendry
Jaqueline Johnston
Mark Johnston
Jacqueline Johnston
Sandra Bald Jones
Donald Lauder
Eileen Lindsay
Arleine Lindsay
Yvonne Love
James Love
Doreen MacDonald
Sheena MacFie
Mrs Macgregor
Margaret MacInnes
Sandy MacPherson
Laurie Halfpenny MacQuarrie
Mr McCafferty
Donald & Audrey McDiarmid
Diane McIlroy
Neil McKay
David McLagan
Mr and Mrs McLeod
Mr & Mrs Morgan
Julie Morris
Mrs Morrison
Georgina Morrison
Marlene Morrison
Arnold Morrison
Cecelia Orr
Linda Rankin
Mr & Mrs Storie
Mr & Mrs Tan
Jean Taylor
Pamela Taylor
Ciorstan Templeton
Heather Templeton
Moira Thow
Frances Tracey
Celeste Walker Duncan
Anne Walker
Struan West
Mr & Mrs Whyte
Mr Wout
Margaret Haggart