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Events proposed to celebrate 200 years of the Caledonian Canal & Inverness Highland Games https:

The bicentenaries of the opening of the Caledonian Canal and the staging of the first Highland Games in Inverness will fall in the same month in 2022. Ideas are now being explored by local authority officials in the Highlands who are keen to mark the occasions in some way. They are considering ways to link the celebrations to the “Year of Scotland’s Coasts and Waters” in 2020 and the “Year of Scotland’s Stories” in 2022. Tourism agency VisitScotland confirmed the plans for the two “themed years” last month. Proposals are expected to be drawn up by Highland Council’s events team “in the months ahead”.... click for full story