Dancer Poppy steps up for gathering
Celebrating her heritage through dance, Baldivis’ Poppy Scott will next month show off her skills at the Armadale Highland Gathering.
Having taken up highland dancing about a year ago, this will be Poppy’s first time competing.
Her mum Lindsey Scott said getting involved in dance was a great way for her daughter to connect with Scottish culture.
The Highland Gathering, which celebrates all things Scottish begins with the Perth Kilt Run and includes Scottish arts and crafts, highland dancing and bagpipe competitions, meet and greet Scottish dogs and Scottish foodie delights.
Also performing at the event will be Cockburn’s Jason ‘The Wolf’ Pratt from The Knights of the Free Company, a HEMA martial arts group.
HEMA stands for Historical European Martial Arts, with the group carrying out attacking and self-defence performances.
“It’s not just choreographed, it’s full contact,” he said.
The Armadale Highland Gathering will be held at Minnawarra Park in Armadale from 8.30am-4.30pm on Sunday, October 6.
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