Looking for a fun filled family day out? Come to Strathaven Gala Week (Friday 31st May - Saturday 8th June 2013), which begins with a range of activities including the raft race, model boat regatta, magic show and performances by the Strathaven and District Pipe Band, The week culminates in the Gala Parade on Saturday 11th June.
Enjoy the spectacle of the Gala Parade as the whole village turns out to line the streets and support children from local nurseries, schools, and organisations when they join with a cacoffany of floats and vehicles in the parade.
Follow the parade as it snakes through the streets and ends finally in Strathaven s magnificent George Allan Park. Give the kids a treat at the fair, riding on the miniature railway or splashing about in the boating pond. For the less energetic, there is a putting green or game of bowls, or simply a leisurely stroll around the John Hastie Museum to learn more about the history and culture of Strathaven.
Why not have a look at the gala programme and plan a fun filled visit to Strathaven Gala Festival.