Leadhills Gala 2011

The Leadhills Gala is here again, with the promise of typical Leadhills weather – a bit of a mixed bag.

The Programme for the Week, June 5th to 10th:

Sunday 5th:
The Mark Newell Shield Football Tournament
Bowling Green, Kick-off 1.00PM

Monday 6th:
Children’s Pet Show
Leadhills Village Hall 6.00PM – 7.30PM

Tuesday 7th:
Futures Stars host our Children’s Party Night
Leadhills Village Hall, 6.00PM – 8.00PM

Wednesday 8th:
Quiz Night, Leadhills Primary School, 7.00PM

Thursday 9th:
Clay Pigeon Shoot (Sponsored by Leadhills Sporting)
Meadowfoot, Wanlockhead, 6.30PM

Friday 10th:
Helpers required for field set-up PLEASE!
Marquee teams needed from approximately 3.00PM,
in time for stalls and tea-tent set-up from about 5.00PM

Gala Day Saturday 11th

11.45: Fancy dress Judging in the Village square
12.30: Crowning of the Queen
12.40: Prize Giving
12.55: Procession to the Field
1.00: Queen opens the Field
1.30: Races
2.00: Punch & Judy and Magic Show
2.30: Billy Steel’s Dog Handling Demonstration
3.00: Red Riding hood Puppet and Magic Show
4.00: Punch & Judy, Krafty Kat and Magic Show

Gala Attractions

  • Upper Nithsdale Youth Pipe Band
  • Climbing Wall
  • Craft Fair
  • Tea Tent
  • Leadhills Silver Band
  • Mark’s Burger Van
  • Ice Cream Van
  • Billy Steel’s Dog Demonstration
  • Bouncy Stuff
  • Beat the Goalie
  • Wet Sponge Mannequin
  • Pre-school Soft Play
  • Uncle Billy (children’s entertainer)
  • Archery

Volunteers Needed

Can you spare an hour and a half on Gala Day? We need 15 marshals for the procession (legal requirement). If you can help, mail me here.

Can you do an hour in the Tea Tent? The rota worked well last year, but we still have a few slots to fill this year. If you can spare us an hour, mail me here.

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