Gala Queen and Court
Gala Queen Laura Gow
1st Attendant Carly Begg
2nd Attendant Kirstine Craig
Flower Girl Erin Britton
Flower Girl Katie Bremner
Page Boy Murray Plowman
Print Version HERE
Saturday 2nd August
Gala Night MC Bob Johnson from Caithness FM. Guard of Honour Thurso
Guest Speaker Councillor Bill Fernie.
5.00pm Childrenís Fancy Dress judging in Sir Johnís Square. Under 5 years
to 12 years, entry free
5.45pm Adult Foot Collectors judging, Sir Johnís Square, 13 years and
above, entry free
6.30pm Judging of Floats & prize presentation, Traill Street
6.30pm Mina MacKayís Highland Dancers Display in Sir Johnís Square.
7.00pm Gala Queen Ceremony, Sir Johnís Square then the Gala Parade
including Caithness Rhythmic Gymnastics and is led by the Caithness Junior
& Thurso Pipe Bands.
10.00pm Gala Dance Skinandis, see posters for details.
Sunday 3rd August
2.00pm Baby Show in The Thurso Club, Birth Ė 2years, entry £2 per
6.30pm Car Treasure Hunt, starting in Janet Street & returning to the
Janet Street Club for results, entry £5 per car
Monday 4tth August
2. 2.00pm Double Dutch Skipping. Salvation Army Hall. Please bring a
skipping rope for warming up exercises. £2
7.30pm Family Bingo in the Royal British Legion, books are usual prices,
Tuesday 5th August
2.00pm Under 7 years Teddy Bears Picnic & childrenís games in Thurso
Club, prizes for best dressed teddies, entry £2
7. 7.30pm Fashion Show in the Royal British Legion, clothes courtesy of
Mackays & Hush entry £3
Wednesday 6th August
2.00pm Childrenís Story. Under 5 years. Thurso Club, Janet Street
entry £2 per child.
3.00pm Childrenís Story. 5 Ė 7years. Thurso Club, Janet Street entry £2
7.00pm Beach Party, weather permitting, Race of Tasar & Laser Yachts. Hee-Haw
Donkeys, Beach competitions.
BBQ, Canoeing, Jet Skiing, Kite Surfing, Surfing & water-skiing
Thursday 7th August
2.00pm Party at the swimming pool. Under 8 years must be accompanied
with an adult, entry £2 per child
3.00pm Party at the swimming pool Over 8 years, entry £2 per child.
7.30pm Whist Drive, Scout Hall Riverside, entry £1.
7. 7.30pm Adults Race Night. Central Hotel.
Friday 8th August
2.00pm Family Treasure Hunt varied starting times starting from the
boating pond, courtesy of the Highland Council
7.30pm Quiz Night in the Thurso Club, £5 per team.
Saturday 9th August
10.00am Coffee Morning in Royal British Legion, Mina MacKayís Highland
Dancers display, entry £1
2.00pm The Big Gig with various local bands, Sir Georgeís Park (The
Dammies) entry £3.
Sunday 10th August
1 11.00am Car boot Sale £5 per car, Sir Archibald road contact
12-midday Itís A Knockout competition, family fun in the Dammies, Kuk Sool
Won Display, car boot sale & a fun dog show.
Extras: Thurso Bowling Club, Gala week pairs competition. Forms: K Boden
31 Heathfield Rd 894635. Names must be in by
Friday 01/08/08 entry £4 per pair. Sea Boat fishing competition 09/08,
contact Harpers Fishing Tackle shop for information.
All competitions e.g. colouring, red herring must be returned by midday
Collecting cans and buckets can be obtained from Don Sinclair & Co Shoe
shop Friday 1st August 6pm-8pm, Saturday 2nd August 12pm-2pm and the
It's A Knockout
It's that time of year again when we are
recruiting teams for the Thurso Gala 2008,
It's a Knock Out Event. Teams of up to six
people are being invited to apply to compete
in this years competition to be staged at
the Dammies, Thurso on Sunday the 10th of
August, from midday onwards.
The same three
charities will be hosting the event, Thurso
Town Improvements, Thurso Football Club,
along with ourselves at Scallywags Nursery.
on the day will consist of a bouncy boxing
ring, gladiator joist, bungee run, sumo
suits, tug of war and an inflatable assault
course finale. We hope to also stage a mini
knock out competition for the kids,
children's races and a penalty shoot out.
Other attractions on the day will be a
licensed bar, barbecue, face painting,
bouncy castle, Hee Haw donkeys and more to
If your group
or your organisation would like to take part
in this fun event, please do not hesitate to
contact me on 01847 851 841 or via email on
Come along and support your local community
whilst having a laugh at the same time.
Thurso Fire Station took part last year and
won £100 for their own charitable fund, you
could do the same. I'll looking forward to
hearing from you all.