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Thread: Thurso Gala Programme 2016

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    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Wick, Caithness

    Default Thurso Gala Programme 2016

    Saturday 25 June - Saturday 3 July 2016

    Gala Queen And Court
    Gala Queen: Lara Dasar
    Attendants: Abbie Higgins & Vikki Wright
    Flower Girl: Kelsey Cunningham - Mount Pleasant Primary School
    Flower Girl: Evie McEwan - Miller Academy Primary School
    Page Boy: Alan Frame – Pennyland Primary School

    Saturday 25th June
    10:00 A 100 Book Treasure Hunt more information from the Library or check out their Facebook
    17:00 Hopscotch Magic and Various Stalls, Ellan bridge car park, Riverside Road
    17:30 Children’s Fancy Dress Ellan bridge car park, Riverside Road
    18:00 Adult Fancy Dress Ellan bridge car park, Riverside Road
    18:15 Mina MacKay’s Highland Dancers Display Ellan bridge car park, Riverside Road
    18:15 Judging of Floats Ellan bridge car park, Riverside Road
    19:00 Gala Crowning Ceremony, Pride of Thurso Award followed by the Parade of Floats & Fancy Dress Walkers, led by Wick RBLS Pipe Band the Gala Queen and Court & their Guard of Honour Kuk Sool Won and Thurso Gymnastics.
    Mina Mackay’s Highland Dancers Display followed by Caithness Big Band
    20:00 Gala Entertainment with Mike Devine, Royal British Legion, entry free.
    21:30 Pennylane is playing in the Holborn Hotel. Donations welcome
    22:00 Skinandis Over 18 years only, check Skinandis facebook for details.

    Sunday 26th June
    12:00 Clay Pigeon Competition, see Kathness Clays facebook for more details.
    13:00 Autocross Competition Scrabster junction, see for details.
    14:00 Baby Show, Rugby Club, Millbank, 3 per Baby. Forms at Sutherlands Chemist, Cairngorm Windows or at the event.
    18:30 Car Treasure Hunt leaving from Rugby Club, Millbank & returning there for the results, entry 5 per car

    Monday 27th June
    18:30 Guided Walk starting at Thurso Town’s Clock courtesy of Thurso Heritage Society. Proceeds towards the Heritage Society.

    Tuesday 28th June
    19:00 Pointless, Mill Theatre, entry 3 per adult, 2 per child.

    Wednesday 29th June
    19:00 3k Fun Run/walk open to all ages, under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult, entry 3.
    19:00 5k run 12 years and over, entry 5. Registration Thurso Youth Club, from 18:00-18:45, enter on the day. See for race details. Proceeds to Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland and the TTIA
    19:00 Scrufts, Thurso Beach, SSPCA Novelty Dog Show Competition, 1 per class, proceeds to the SSPCA
    19:00 Yacht Race, Thurso Bay, see Pentland Firth Yacht Club facebook for details
    21:00 Pub Entertainment, Comm Bar, Traditional Folk Music. Donations welcome

    Thursday 30th June
    19:30 Adult Quiz Night, Holborn Hotel, 2.50 per adult, maximum of 6 people per team.

    Friday 1st July
    11:00 Churches Open Day Mystery Tour, free entry, passport form available from nearest church.

    Saturday 2nd July
    21:30 Cover to Cover is playing in the Holborn Hotel. Donations welcome.

    Gala Programme Extras

    Collection Cans/Pails are available from:
    - Royal British Legion 19:00-20:00 on Friday 24th June or
    - The Ellan Bridge car park, Riverside Road 17:30-20:00 on Saturday 25th June
    Thurso Photo Exhibition featuring the Alan Mcivor collection, location to be advised, watch posters and facebook. Entrance fee, Adults 3 Children 2
    Pentland Firth Yacht Club Midsummer Regatta - 25th June - see Pentland Firth Yacht Club facebook for details.
    Inter town youth football Wick vs Thurso - spectators welcome at the Dammies check out facebook for the time on 26th June.
    Sea Boat Fishing Competition - contact Harpers Fishing Tackle shop for more info
    Thurso School’s Annual Gala Competition - Topic is “The Movies” entries will be displayed in Caithness Horizons in July.
    Photo Competition - Free entry e-mail or tag your photo on Facebook to Thurso Gala by 10th July 2016. See posters/facebook for rules & regulations.

    Colouring, Red Herring & Word Competitions are available from Cairngorm Windows or McBeath Jewellers from 20th June, the competitions start on the 25th June. Apart from the photo competition, all entries must be returned to Cairngorm Windows or McBeaths by 12:00 on Monday 4th July.

    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 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 taken by TTIA or their approved photographers may be used in future promotions or displayed on Social Networks such as facebook

    All TTIA profits help to maintain the Thurso Gala, Christmas Lights and other TTIA events
    Some Events may vary or be cancelled, check facebook for the latest information

    See the Facebook page for changes etc

    Earlier Photos

    2015 Gala -

    2014 Gala -

    For links to all the last 15 years Caithness Galas and Shows go to
    Last edited by Bill Fernie; 04-Jun-16 at 16:29.

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    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Wick, Caithness


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