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Douglas Gala 2011

Douglas Community Council would like to wish everyone an enjoyable and safe Gala week.
We would kindly ask that we all do what we can to keep the village clear of litter.

Click HERE to view / purchase Carluke & Lanark Gazette photographs of the 2011 Gala Day

Programme of Events

Sun 19th June

Crabtree Park - It's a KNOCKOUT!
It's back, wilder and wetter than ever! There's even a shield for the winning team.
Over 16's only. Mixed teams preferred. Only space for 6 teams with 6 team members. Sign up at Crossburn Garage. First come first served.
Mon 20th June
Douglas Primary School - Children's Entertainment
Fun filled evening of Children’s Entertainment with "Future Stars".

6 - 8pm for under 9's only.
*No heels allowed in school hall.

Crabtree Park - Fun Rounders Match
A fun rounders match for 9yrs and over in the park.

Tues 21 st June

Douglas Primary School - Kids Disco
Get ready to show off all your dance moves at the disco.

7 - 8pm
P1 - P3 and 8.15 - 9.15pm P4 - P7.
*Remember no heels allowed in the school hall.

Douglas Arms Hotel - Adult Quiz Night
Get the brain working on this years quiz, a fun night for all.
Get your teams ready (max 4 to a team).
Wed 22nd June

Crabtree Park - Superteams
A fun filled night of games, for P4 - P7.
Get your running shoes on and come along.

Thurs 23rd June

St Bride's car park - Village Walk
Follow the clues and try to be the winning team. You can enter as a family or a group of friends, it’s a chance to get together and have some fun.

Crabtree Park - Five a Sides
Football shoes on and get ready to play. For P4 - P7.

Fri 24th June

Decorate Houses
Final preparations as everyone decorates their houses for the big day
Tuck shop available at all events

 Douglas Gala Day
Saturday 25th June

From 9am
The Court visit Lady Home Hospital and have their photos taken
Judging of Floats and Procession entries
Please note any entries not in St. Brides Centre car park
for 10.30am will be exempt from judging.
Procession Starts
Click HERE for route map
Events in Crabtree Park
Crowning immediately follows procession


Charley Welch

Sandy Smith

Senior Maids
Jennifer Goodwin & Alana Graham

Junior Maids
Kassidi MacKinnorf & Leah Smith

Page Boys
Daniel Dewar & Ross Morrison

Crowning Lady
Carol-Ann Fitzgerald

2pm - Bands play and Races

3pm - Netball and Five-A-Side

From 1pm - 4pm
Tattoos, Stalls, Shows, Bouncy Castle and more.
Please collect snack bags by 3pm.

Chairperson - Hazel Moule
Vice-Chair - Gillian Mitchell
Treasurer - Lindsay-Anne Marshall
Secretary - Jayne Riley

Committee Members
Donna Lees, Josephine MacMillan, Michelle Mair, Sibyl Kadel,
Kelly Nicol, Marion Main, Stephanie Main,
Vicky Munro, Charles Mooney, Linda Mitchell
Click HERE to save / print the above information

Gala Week Results

It's a Knockout
Winners - Cross Keys (Jane Jackson & Co)
Runners up - Karen’s Crazy Crew (Karen Macmillan & Co)

Quiz Night
Winners - David Ramage, Carol Sowden, John Ramage, Frances Ramage
Runners up - Helen Munro, Joy Hitchcock, Ian Hitchcock
Booby prize - Ashlay Park & Co

1st - Jordan Mclay, Ellie Smith, Jennifer Goodwin, Lauren Cronin, Alistair Pollock, Ryan Hilson
2nd - Sandy Muir, Craig Mitchell, Katie Riley, Allanah Halliday, Grace Hunter, Tom Varini.
3rd - Rebecca Moule, Sam Murray-Bell, Ronan Hannigan, Katie Forrest, Iona Robertson, Leighton - Jay Halliday

Village Walk
1st - Helen Munro & Eleanor Taylor
2nd - Tom & Joan Gold
3rd - Josephine Macmillan, Luke Macmillan, Sibyl Kadel, Eilidh O'brien & Rebecca Moule
Booby prize - Chloe Cook & Holly Cowan

Gala Day Procession

Best Decorated House within Court
1st - Alana Graham ‘I'm a Celebrity’
2nd - Ross Morrison ‘Beano Birthday’
3rd - Jennifer Goodwin ‘Winter Wonderland’

Fancy Dress

Under 12's
1st - Batman v Sonic (Charles Mooney (jnr) & Devyn Parker)

12 -16yr olds
1st - Douglas Grand National (Stuart & Sharon Graham & Co)

Over 16's
1st - Disney Land (Liz McCallum & Co)
2nd- Desperate Dan & Big Bird (Julie Gillan & Morag Louden)
3rd - The Old Hag (Charles Mooney snr)

Best Overall in the fancy dress, winning the Blackwood Court Cup was ‘Douglas Grand National’

Best Pageant

1st - Hagshaw Pirates (John, Liz & Ryan Docherty)
2nd - Gnomeo & Juliet (Angela & Nicky & Co)
3rd - The Pirates (Carol & William Millar & Co)
Overall Winner of The Country Club Cup was ‘Hagshaw Pirates’

Best Comedy Float

1st - Shrek (Masons)
2nd - The Big Dooglis Waddin (Karen Mac & Co)
3rd - The Broons (Tom Blackwood & Co)
4th - The Waltons (The Surgery)
Overall winner of the Hugh Waugh Memorial Salver was ‘Shrek’

Best Decorated Float

1st - The Wild Side (Marion Main & Co)
2nd - The old woman who lived in a shoe (Fiona Morrison & Co)
3rd - Flamin Heroes (Lianne Murphy, Mark Downie & Co)
Winner of the Ramage Bros Shield and overall winner of the Scrogton Shield was ‘The Wild Side’

Five-a-side Football

Wales - Sandy Muir, Tom Varini, Craig Mitchell, Luke Macmillan, Mark Jamieson

Runners up
England - Rhegan Chapman, Ben Varini, Ryan Hilson, Morgan Jamieson, Bailey Steel.


Saffron Graham, Katie Forrest, Jennifer Goodwin, Alana Graham, Eilidh O'Brien, Rebecca Moule, Lynzi Morrison

Runners up
Lauren Cronin, Danni Marne, Charley Welch, Hollie Frame, Iona Robertson, Katie Riley, Kayleigh Marne
The Gala Day committee would like to thank everyone who took part in this year’s event. It was another wonderful procession despite the weather. The committee would also like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make the gala day a success; we hope everyone had a good day.

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