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Kelso Laddie 2011 with Right and Left Hand Men Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2011, Scottish Borders
Kelso Laddie 2011 with Right and Left Hand Men

Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2011

Kelso Civic Week 2011 at a Glance

Saturday 16th July

Civic Week Tennis Challenge at Orchard Park from 9.45am

Senior Five-a-side Football at Woodside Park at 1pm

Presentation Night Buffet & Disco in Kelso Rugby Club from 7.30pm till Midnight.
Entry by ticket only £7 from Pat Hirst (01573 225239) or Dougie Bell at (01573 224300) or Hector Innes (The Square, Kelso)

Sunday 17th July

Family Day at Shedden Park from 1pm to 4pm.

Sponsored Bike Race leaves from entrance to Woodside Park
Finishes Broomlands School.
Start 9.30am.

Aptek Kelso Crawlers 10K Run leaving from Cobby, Registration 9.30am at Kelso Rugby Club.
Race starts at 11.00am. from the Cobby.

Junior 5-a-side Football at Shedden Park at 1pm (Entries from 12 noon). Entry £1 per team.

Open quoiting competition at Shedden Park at 1.30pm

Laying of Wreath at War Memorial at 6pm followed by
Kirking of the Laddie in St Mary's Church at 6.30pm.

Monday 18th July

Children’s Pet Show opened at 1.15pm by the Kelso Laddie in the Tait Hall. Raffle.

Art Exhibition opens at 3pm in Town Hall.

Ride to Roxburgh, Heiton and Springwood leaves Woodside Park at 4.15pm

Gymkhana Show Jumping at Springwood at 7.30pm Approx.

Dance at Heiton commencing from 10pm till 1.30am.
Live Music, Dosco and Karaoke by Gary Cleghorn. Admission £5.

Tuesday 19th July

Art Exhibition in Kelso Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Ride to Stichill, Hume and Ednam leaving from Springwood Park at 4pm, Return to Square at 9.30pm approx.

Final of Men’s and Women’s Darts competitions in the Royal British Legion at 7.30pm.

Karaoke in Royal British Legion Downstairs Bar from 8.30pm till 1am.

Wednesday 20th July

Children’s sports in Poynder Park at 1.30pm

Baby Show at Kelso Rugby Club Commences at 2pm prompt.

Installation of the Kelso Laddie and Colour Bussing in The Square at 7pm

Kelso Pipe Band play in The Square 6.30pm till 7pm.

Torchlight Procession leaves Mayfield at 11pm

Fireworks Display at The Cobby starting at 11.15pm (Sponsored by PLEXUS, RBL and Mackenzie Associates)

Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Thursday 21st July

Children’s Fancy Dress in the Tait Hall 1.30pm – 4pm

Ride to Floors Castle leaving The Knowes at 4.30pm. and
Children's Cycle Fun Run through Floors Castle Grounds.

Grand Civic Week Ball in Springwood Park Function Suite, Springwood Park from 8.30pm to 4.30am. (Grand March at Midnight) Taxis for hire available after the Ball to ferry people home.

Open Pool Competition in Red Lion at 8pm.

Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Friday 22nd July

Fun Olympics Swimming Gala, Kelso Swimming Pool at 1.30pm

Whipman’s Ride leaving The Square at 5.40pm. Return 8.45pm approx.

Horse Racing (Friarshaugh) at 7pm

Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Saturday 23rd July

Kelso Laddie and his supporters will leave The Square at 8.30am to carry out the official ride to Yetholm, returning to The Square at 4.45pm

Fancy Dress Procession leaves Tait Hall at 7pm. (Sponsored by Phil Stewart)

Presentation of cups and return of Kelso Standard at conclusion of the procession in The Square

Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 4pm.

Wednesday 4th August
Bicycle Ride to Birgham leaving The Knowes at 5pm sharp and arriving at Birgham to meet The Coldstreamer at 6.30pm. As the route is mainly off-road, appropriate equipment is essential.

Full Details of all events with rules, categories, entry requirements, routes etc are to be found in the Official Souvenir Programme which will be available (£3) from local newsagents and Hector Innes (Photographer).

Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2011, Scotland

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