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2002 Caithness Galas Index

Thurso Gala 2002
3 - 8 August

Saturday 3 August
10.00am - 4.00pm
Town Garden Centre
Open to the public (Entrance via Beach road swing park)
11.30am
Vikings Arrive At Scrabster
Caithness Junior Pipe Band in attendance
3.00pm
Vikings Plunder Town
If you see a viking get your picture taken for a small donation.  Bring your own camera.
5.30pm Children's Fancy Dress
Town Centre Gardens
6.30pm
Judging of Street Collectors
Floats assemble for judging at Sinclair Street
7.00pm
Crowning of Gala Queen
7.30pm
Floats Procession
8.15pm
Burning of Viking Longship
Thurso Harbour
9.00pm
Family Gala Dance
Viewfirth
Music by  "Loch Stock and Barrell"

Sunday 4 August
11.00am
Church Service - Salvation Army
1.00pm
Banger Racing
Scrabster Hill, Hill O'Forss
Car Park 2 entry 1 per person
Competitors 15 per entry.
6.30pm
Car Treasure hunt
Ellan Bridge returning to Coop

Monday 5 August
2.00pm
Scooter Race
Miller Academy Grounds
5 -7 year olds
8 -11 year olds
12 - 15 year olds
1 per entry
2.30pm
Baking Competition
Pancakes, Scones, Shortbread
Six on plate per entry
Prizes and rosettes
Entry 1
Forms from Johnson's Bakery, Traill Street ofr from Secretary 896610
7.30pm
Quiz Night
Viewfirth Main Hall
Teams of four
Entry 2

Tuesday 6 August
10.00am
Coffee Morning
Town Hall
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Teddy Bears Picnic
Skinanadi's
Bouncy Castle, Picnic
1
6.45pm
Prize Bingo
Viewfirth
Entry 50p

Wednesday 7 August
Baking Competition
Victoria Sponge, Gingerbread, Six small Cakes or one large Cake
Entry 1
6.00 - 8.00pm
Teeny Boppers Disco
Skinandi's
Entry 2
8.30 - 10.30pm
Under 18s Disco

Skinandi's
Entry 4
7.30pm
Film Show

Alan McIvor
Royal British Legion
3
Refreshments and entertainment by
Caithness Handbell Ringers

Thursday 8 August
10.00am
Coffee Morning in Town Hall
6.00pm
Gala Week Street Festival
Precinct
Caithness Junior Pipe Band
Roy Stewart
Accordion & Fiddle Club
Fire Brigade
Ball in a bucket
Barbecue
Nail in Hay
Police Brake Reaction Simulator
Car Racing Mat
Lots more.....

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GQ

 

Gala Queen - Debbie Coghill
Attendants - Tania Bremner, Debbie Mackay
Flower Girls - Lauren Mackenzie, Iona smith
Page Boy - Daniel Worthington

Banger Derby

Thurso Gala Queen Pictures

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 97 - 100

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 85 - 96

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 73 - 84

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 61 - 72

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 49 - 60

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 37 - 48

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 25 - 36

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 13 - 24

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 1 - 12

Thurso Gala Night Pictures 1 - 12

Fancy Dress Pictures 49 - 58

Fancy Dress Pictures 37 - 48

Fancy Dress Pictures 25 - 36

Fancy Dress Pictures 13 - 24

Fancy Dress Pictures 1 - 12

Vikings Arrive From Shetland