This Saturday the Newtongrange Gala Day takes place in Newtongrange Welfare Park.
The day begins with a cavalcade around the village from 11am. Street parade assembles between 12.30 and 12.45pm at the Square. Parade leaves the Square at 1pm prompt. Pageant and entertainment in the park, crowning ceremony 1.45pm.
Attached our photos from last Sunday’s fancy dress party and it’s a knockout competition which took place as part of the village’s gala week.
The winners were: 0-4 winner Eagan Brown, dressed as BAM worker (Waverley Line contractor); 2nd place Abbie Smith dressed as Cheer Leader; 3rd place dressed as Ladybird
5-7 years winner Tarik Akgul, dressed as Minion; 2nd place Faith Evans and Lilly Evans dressed as Monsters High; 3rd place Poppy Thomas dressed as the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz
8-12 years winner Katie Green, dressed as Zombie School Girl; 2nd place Beth Nelson dressed as Geisha Girl; 3rd place Logan Chapman and Denim Power dressed as Laurel & Hardie
Overall winner Tarik Akgul who was presented with a shield
Newtongrange Gala Committee won Its A Knockout, 2nd place was Star A (one); and 3rd place was The Dean Tavern.