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Thread: Thurso Gala Programme 2015

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    Default Thurso Gala Programme 2015

    Gala Queen And Court 2015
    Gala Queen: Rebecca Paterson
    Attendants: Meegan Anderson & Rachel Dickson
    Flower Girl: Isla Mackay - Mount Pleasant Primary School

    Flower Girl: Cailyn Helliwell - Pennyland Primary School
    Page Boy: Liam Giles – Miller Academy Primary School

    Saturday 27th June
    17:00 Hopscotch Magic, Big C Inflatables, Stalls, etc. Janet Street.
    17:30 Children’s Fancy Dress Janet Street entry free
    18:00 Adult Fancy Dress judging in Janet Street, entry free
    18:15 Mina MacKay’s Highland Dancers Display, Janet Street
    18:15 Judging of Floats Janet Street.
    19:00 Gala Crowning Ceremony, Pride of Thurso Award Janet Street followed by the Parade of Floats & Fancy Dress Walkers, led by Thurso Pipe Band, Caithness Junior Pipe Band, the Gala Queen, her Court & their Guard of Honour Kuk Sool Won.
    Mina Mackay’s Highland Dancers Display Janet Street after the Crowning.
    20:00 Caithness Big Band Janet Street.
    21:30 Pub Entertainment Holborn Hotel. Donations welcome
    22:00 Skinandis Dance Over 18 years only, contact Skinandis for more info
    Sunday 28th June
    12:00 Clay Pigeon Competition, see Kathness Clays facebook for more details.
    13:00 Autocross Competition Thurso East, see for details.
    13:30 SSPCA Balmore Open day and dog show at Dounreay by Thurso
    14:00 Baby Show Thurso Club 2 per Baby. Forms at Sutherlands Chemist, Cairngorm Windows or at the event.
    18:30 Car Treasure Hunt leaving from the Thurso Club & returning there for the results, entry 5 per car
    Monday 29th June
    18:30 Guided Walk starting at Thurso Town’s Clock courtesy of Thurso Heritage Society. Donations welcome.
    Tuesday 30th June
    18:00 Various activities, Sir Archibald Green including Scrufts SSPCA Novelty Dog Show Competition,
    1 per class proceeds of the dog show to the SSPCA
    19:00 Yacht Race, Thurso River, see Pentland Firth Yacht Club facebook for details.
    Wednesday 1st July
    19:00 3K fun run/walk open to all ages, under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult, entry 3.
    5K run 12 years and over, entry 5. Registration Thurso Youth Club, from 18:00-18:45, enter on the day. Proceeds to Homestart Caithness & TTIA. See for race details
    21:00 Pub Entertainment, Comm Bar, Traditional Folk Music. Donations welcome
    Thursday 2nd July
    19:30 Adult Quiz Night, Holborn Hotel, 2.50 per Adult, maximum of 6 people per team.
    Friday 3rd July
    11:00 Churches Open Day Mystery Tour, free entry, contact for more info.
    19:00 Family Bingo, Royal British Legion, entry 1 see Facebook and posters for book prices etc.
    21:30 Pub Entertainment, Holborn Hotel. Donations welcome.

    Gala Programme Extras

    Collection Cans/Pails available from Thurso Club 18:00-20:00 Fri 26th June or Sat 27th June 17:30-20:00

    Float Fund: It is at the discretion of the TTIA to award up to 50 per registered float taking part in the Gala Parade, prize winning floats are excluded. You may register floats by emailing by 26th June 2015.

    Football Courtesy of Thurso Football Club: Watch Thurso Gala facebook for details.

    Pentland Firth Yacht Club Midsummer Regatta: 27th June 2015 - see Pentland Firth Yacht Club facebook for details

    Sea Boat Fishing Competition; contact Harpers Fishing Tackle shop for more info

    Thurso School’s Annual Gala Competition: Topic –Disney entries will be displayed in Caithness Horizons at a later date.

    Photo Competition; free entry. E- mail: or tag your photo on Facebook to Thurso Gala by 10/07/2015. See posters/facebook for rules & regulations.

    Colouring, Red Herring & Word Competitions are available from Cairngorm Windows or McBeath Jewellers from the 23rd June 2015, the competitions start on the 27th June 2015. Apart from the photo competition, all entries must be returned to Cairngorm Windows by Monday 6th July 12.00 noon.

    Participating in or running your own activities in the Gala will be at your own risk. Some events advertised may be insured by the organising group.

    TTIA wish to remind the Public that COIN THROWING can cause serious injuries and may lead to a criminal conviction. For the SAFETY of everyone, please DO NOT throw coins inappropriately or allow children to do so. Please adhere to the licensing law. Please do not smoke in any spectator’s areas or in queues at events. If you wish to take a dog to any outdoor events, please ensure it is on a lead and is properly supervised.

    Photographs: Any photos taken by TTIA or approved photographers may be used in future promotions or displayed on Social Networks such as facebook.

    Some Events may vary or be cancelled, check posters or facebook for more information

    All TTIA profits help maintain the Thurso Gala, Christmas Lights and other TTIA events. Facebook: Thurso Gala
    Last edited by Thurso Town Improvements; 01-Jun-15 at 20:24.

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    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Wick, Caithness


    See photos from Thurso Gala 2015 - Crowning and Floats etc -

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