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 + £40 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
Become a Business Patron


Cost:only £45 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
Andrew Currie
Billy Forsyth MBE
George Mitchelson
Frances Paterson MBE
Colleen Rintamaki
Cameron Spence


Life Patrons 2022

Dr. Janet Anderson
Ross Armour
Erin Blair
Laura Blair
Marion Boath
Lisa Breck
Julie Brown
Mrs. Gillian Buchan
Mr. & Mrs Burden
Catherine Caldwell
Chris & Barbara Campbell
Lorna Campbell
Tom Clements
Linda Cramb
Mr & Mrs Lyle Crawford
Mr. Sandy Disselduff
Sarah Douglas
Marica Evans
John Farley
Sharon Farrar
Jeanette Ferguson
William Ferguson
Robert & Marilyn Fisher
Catherine Fisher
Helen Flannagan (Ford)
Helen Ford
Norm Garland
Juli Garland
Elizabeth Gollan
Ann Green
Helen Fitzpatrick Haddow
Jennifer Hamilton
Marilyn Harrop(Brown)
Sarah Hendry
Mr. George & Betsy Johnstone
Mrs. Christine Johnstone
Brenna Kilby
Kevin Kilby
Violet Kilby
Cheryl Kirby
Raymond Kneale
Diane Krugh
David Lamb
Rhona Lawrence
Mr & Mrs T Lucas
Mrs and J.A. MacArthur of that Ilk
Anne MacDonald
Eilidh MacDonald
Kerry MacDonald
Alison MacGregor Mathers
Margaret MacInnes
Gordon MacKellar
David MacLagan
May Martin
Linda McClean
Ian McColm
James McCorkindale
John McDiarmid
Neil McKay
Diarmid McVicar
Sylvia Morrison
Ben Nicoll
Marlyn Peers
Steven Pollock
Lord Robertson of Port Ellen
Natalie Quick
Shendl Russell
Melaney Smith
Emma Thompson
Audrey Watt
Jennifer Watt
Mr & Mrs W Weaver
Jeneffer C. Zielinski


Allan Aitkenhead
Dorothy Aitkenhead
Kathryn Armstrong
Sandra Bald Jones
Nick Bancks
Karen Bancks
Richard B Barlow
Steve Barrow
Charles Benson
Colin Boath
Murray Bowman
Linda Bowman
Nigel Brown
Mark Budge
Elizabeth Budge
Leona Cosgrove
Russell Cramond
Nicola Currie
Farzaneh Dastkhordi
Nicky Dastkhordi
Liz Disselduff
Jill Douglas
Laura Douglas
Ella Edgar MBE
Diane Fletcher
Mrs June Friel
Ms June Friel
Lindsey Geddes
Elizabeth Good
Kerry Grosser
Margaret Haggart
Laurie Halfpenny MacQuarrie
Louise Henderson
Rosaline Hendry
Lisa Howes
Annette Jappy
Jacqueline Johnston
Mark Johnston
Jeanette Lacey
Arliene Lindsay
Eileen Lindsay BEM
Yvonne Love
Gavin James Love
James Love
Jim Lyons
Sheena MacFie
May MacGregor
Janet MacGregor
Donald McDiarmid
Karen McGill
Kathryn McKee
Laura McTaggart
Georgina Morrison
Alison Munro
Celia Orr
Linda Rankin
Morven Sim
Robert Speirs
Janice Speirs
Irene Storie
Pamela Taylor
Jean Taylor
Heather Templeton
Ciorstan Templeton
Anne Walker
Celeste Walker Duncan
Struan West
Karen Willett
Elizabeth Wren
Richard Yardley