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Saturday 31st August 2024

Carve Carrbridge 2023

In it’s 20th Year, Carve Carrbridge 2023 was a day to remember!

Carvers as ever the Stars of the show. The standard of the works created were exceptional and to achieve this in just 4 hours was a feat that awed us all.

1st Prize      Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren  with ‘Highland Cow and Calf’

2nd Prize  Jonny Stableford with ‘ Ya Wee Dancer’

3rd Prize Sam Bowsher with ‘Live Giraffe Love’

People’s Choice Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren ‘Highland Cow and Calf’

Carvers Choice  Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren with ‘Highland Cow and Calf’

Best New Entrant – Lkhagvadorj Dorjsuren  with ‘Highland Cow and Calf

The loyalty and support of our sponsors gives a huge boost to the village volunteers who turned out in force to deliver.

The small businesses who provided quality goods and services on and off the field, and our local Event Partners it was a pleasure to work with you again.

Last but not least a faithful following of established fans and new friends.

Thank You All!

Please Visit our Gallery to see the images taken by photographer James Ross

Event Information

Event Programme

0945 Gates Open

0950 Carvers Piped into Carving Arena

1000 Carving Competition Commences

Stalls, Activities, Food and Beverages open for Business

1200 Badenoch and Strathspey Pipe Band

1300 Carving competition resumes

1500- 1530 Judging and Pipe Band

1530- 1600 Quick Carve

1615 Prize Giving

1630 Grand Auction

1730– Event closes

2000 Carve Ceilidh in Carrbridge Village Hall

Hosted at:
Sports Field,
PH23 3AS,

Tickets cost £8 for Adults, £4 for 5-15’s, and under 5s go free!
There are no other Concessionary arrangements as the event receives no subsidies is delivered wholly by local volunteers for village funds.

Car Parking is free and provided at the Landmark overflow car park and the Station Road old construction yard, with a free Vintage shuttle bus running regularly until approx 5.00pm.
Priority is given to Blue Badge Holders for the limited number of standard spaces in the Public Car Park on the day.

To find out more information About the Competition’ , the Carvers and other Frequently Asked Questions please follow the links and Follow us on Facebook

Details about the stalls for this year’s event will be on the About the Stalls’ page

The Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Competition

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See Previous Winners here 



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Prizes 2022

1st Prize Winner of the Claymore Trophy, £500 Sponsored by Stephen Blair Tree Surgery and Grounds Maintenance  , Chainsaw sponsored by Stihl

2nd Prize £400 sponsored by Cairn Hotel

3rd Prize £250 sponsored by Dulnain Bridge Garage

Peoples Choice £200 sponsored by Landmark Forest Adventure Park

Best New Entrant £2oo Help Management

Carvers Choice Bottle of Whisky sponsored by Tomatin Distillery

All Carvers receive Goodie bags from Strathbogie Forest and Garden  and Landmark Forest Adventure Park