Newhaven Gala 2018

Saturday 26 May, 1:30pm at Newhaven Harbour. Then at Victoria Primary School until 4:00pm.

Face painting, hot dogs, Indian and Thai curry, home baking, mind-boggling experiments and dazzling science demonstrations by the Science Festival busking bikes, toys, books/dvds, crafts, raffle, tombola, wine and water, pirate treasure hunt, and more…

Please click the graphic to download and share the official poster:

Newhaven Children’s Gala: what’s happening

(with thanks to Heather Suttie for sending in this information)

All welcome and no entrance fee!

The event starts with a parade of fishwives and fisherboys (from P1, P1/2, P6 & P7) which leaves Victoria Primary School at 1.15pm. We walk to the harbour to await the ‘Queen’ and her royal party, then parade back to Victoria Primary School where the crowning ceremony takes place.

Our VIP this year is Ben MacPherson, MSP. The parade will be led by piper Colin McNeil with the school Samba band joining in at the end with help from Pulse of the Place.  Newhaven Community Choir and Victoria Primary School children’s choir will sing a few songs. There will be stalls in the playground – food and activities, etc. Continue reading