Tag: gala

Blantyre Gala Success

What a fantastic Summer Gala we’ve all had this week! A spokesperson for Blantyre Community Committee told us, “We did it! Blantyre Summer Gala festivities are now over. Held over an incredible 4 days between Thursday 13th and Sunday 16th June, it was our largest and most complex endeavour yet. It’s time for thank yous. […]

Homes decorated for Gala

Doesn’t a Community Gala just bring out the best in people! We’ve seen something very special happen this year as part of Blantyre Summer Gala celebrations and thought we’d share it here. People out decorating their homes with bunting, banners and flags, an old tradition brought back, just like many of us did, back in […]

Royal Gala Kids Chosen

Winners Chosen Tonight, Blantyre Community Committee announced that EIGHT lucky children have been chosen to represent the Gala Royals at Blantyre Summer Gala on Sunday 16th June 2019. For the last few weeks, Susan Lindner over at Bonnie Blantyre has been collecting local nominees and hosted an excellent random draw today which included many members of the […]

Blantyre Community Committee Meeting

The next monthly meeting to discuss organising this years Summer Gala Weekend take place this Sunday, 24th February 2019 at 2pm. Call for Volunteers Held in Carrigans Lounge, all are welcome. The Committee is a fun, friendly group in need of further volunteers, regardless of age to help organise and host the Blantyre 80s night, […]

Support Blantyre’s Public Events

Subscriptions   Don’t forget! Blantyre Community Committee recently launched ‘Recurring Subscriptions‘! They’re looking for local residents, organisations and businesses to support the Blantyre Summer Gala Weekend, Live at Livvies and Festive event, by donating an annual amount starting at just £5.   Thats just over 1p per day, or just a little more than the […]

BCC Announce Summer Gala

Blantyre Community Committee have today announced definite confirmation that a Summer Gala will take place this year at the David Livingstone Centre Grounds, just off Station Road. There were concerns that the closure of the museum during renovation would affect the decision, but the Committee have negotiated a way forward and working jointly with the […]

Exclusive: Soap Star to attend Gala

Blantyre Community Committee have just announced they have secured Scottish Soap Star, Scott Fletcher who plays Angus Lindsay in River City to come along to the Gala Day to crown the Royal Pageant. Blantyre born Scott will crown the gala king and queen on Saturday and it seems very fitting for our own celeb to be […]

Exclusive: Market Stalls coming to Gala!

Blantyre Gala Day will also have a large outdoor market! This has been carefully planned. Each vendor has been allocated a pitch and all stall positions are being carefully allocated by the Gala market co-ordinator, Arlene Green. Here is the final list of all the excellent and exciting stalls. We would remind vendors they NEED […]