SH April 29, 2013

Gala Week – 18th to 25th May 2013

Book you tickets now and clear your diary. There’s loads going on in this year’s Gala Week. And be sure not to miss local musical stars Duncan Chisholm and Julie Fowlis kicking off our own mini music festival on Gala Day.

Gala Week

New for 2013 is a Race Night on Saturday 18 May from 7.00pm in the Kirkhill Community Centre. Admission free and BYOB but over 18s only.

Back by popular demand is the Fashion Show at Achnagairn House on Thursday 23 May from 7.30pm. Fashion by In Stitches with shoe and jewellery showcases and local entertainment. Tickets £12.50 includes a glass of bubbly. Sorry sold out!

If you fancy a sing along and love those ABBA songs then come along to the Mama Mia night on Tuesday the 21st at 7.00pm at the Community Centre. Fancy dress is optional! Tickets on the door.

We’ll also have all the old favourites including the car treasure hunt, bingo, pets parade, shinty, football and golf tournaments, fun run and quiz night. Check out the gala week programme for details.

Kirkhill Gala 2012Gala Day – 25th May

Gala Day is a little bit more special this year as we’re celebrating the opening of our newly refurbished and extended community centre. Everyone’s invited to the  official opening at 2pm by local musician Duncan Chisholm.

Gala Day will be compered by Davie Robertson the Gala Queen, Laurie Mcphie, will be crowned by singer and multi-instrumentalist, Julie Fowlis, most recently known for her work on Disney Pixar’s Brave. Laurie’s princesses and princes are Morgan Mackintosh, Sophie Forbes, Kenny Ross and Archie Laird.

Julie, her partner Eamonn Doorley and Duncan will also collaborate to lead off the afternoon’s music and our own wee music festival. There won’t be a seat on a bale to be had, so get there early.

And in the main arena, there will be circus skills and stilt walkers from Fly Agaric, terrier racing and a display from the Territorial Army as well as dancing, shinty, fancy dress footie and tug o’ war. More details in the full Gala Day programme.

Finally, to finish off a fantastic week the Gala Dance features the ever popular band Sharp Exit. Tickets are going fast so get yours now.

Don’t forget all money raised during Gala Week supports our newly refurbished community centre and keeps running costs down.

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2 thoughts on “Great line up for Kirkhill Gala 2013

  1. Hi I live locally and work as a gardener – I also raise quite a variety of plants. If you don’t have a stall doing this already, would you be interested in me running such a stall? If so, could you tell me how much you charge for a table and anything else I need to know – when to set up, etc..
    With many thanks
    Janet MacDonald

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