June 20 is the date of Mayboleís annual gala this year and
preparations are nearly complete.
organisation who would like to take a stall is asked to
contact Margaret Landburgh as quickly as possible on 01655
organisers, Maybole Community Association, would also like
to hear from those who will be taking part in the gala
parade. There is no specific theme this year so groups or
individuals are free to do their own thing.
led by Maybole pipe band, will leave Carrick Academy at 1pm
and head for the Glebe Park via Kiroswald Road and the High
At the park
the first event will be the crowning of the Gala King and
Queen of Carrick who this year are Robert McEwan and Alix
Anderson of Cairn Primary. Attendants from Gardenrose
Primary are Chris Parkin, crownbearer, and Rebecca McBride,
lady in waiting. From St Cuthbertís they are Zak Roy,
crownbearer, and Ciera Campbell, lady in waiting.
park, as well as stall raising funds for local organisations,
there will be inflatables, a bouncy castle, kids stalls, a
roundabout, pitch and putt, pony rides, Uncle Billy, face
painting, tattoos, hair braiding and much more. There will
be music from the Tuesday Night Girls and dancing by pupils
of the Chi-Kaz School of Dance and Maybole Majorettes and
the Gala Week begins with a united service at Crossraguel
Abbey a week earlier, June 13, at 2pm and everyone is asked
to note the earlier time this year.
Show will be held at Ladywell Stadium on Tuesday June 15 at
6pm and again this has moved from the usual Thursday
evening. Categories are Best in Show, Dog most like Owner,
Happiest Dog, Fastest sitter, Noisiest Dog, Rabbits & Guinea
Pigs, Cats, Ferrets ec.
Quiz has moved from the Monday evening and will be held this
year on Thursday June 17 in the Maybole Arms at 7.30pm.
Callum McKelvie will once again be the quizmaster and teams
of four are invited to go along and take part.
are also invited to take part in the Best Decorated Shop
orgainsers hope that it will be a real day of fun and
everyone is invited to get dressed up and join in.