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Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2019 at a Glance

Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2019 at a Glance

Saturday 13th July
Civic Week Tennis Challenge at Orchard Park. Starts at 10am.
Clay Pigeon Shoot at The Roxburghe Shooting School, Schloss Roxburghe Hotel, Heiton
Senior Five-a-side Football at Woodside Park at 1pm. Entries from 12 noon.
Kelso Golf Club Gents Open

Sunday 14th July
Family Day at Shedden Park from 1pm to 4pm.
Baby Show at Shedden Park at 2pm prompt.
Kelso Crawlers 10K Run. Registration 9.30am at Kelso Rugby Club. Race starts at 11.00am at The Cobby.
Junior 5-a-side Football at Shedden Park at 1pm (Entries from 12 noon). Entry £1 per team.
Laying of Wreath at War Memorial at 6pm followed by Kirking of the Laddie in St Andrew’s Church at 6.30pm

Monday 15th July
Children’s Pet Show opened at 1pm in the Tait Hall. Raffle.
Art Exhibition opens at 12.30pm in Town House. Opening Ceremony performed by Prebendary Rev Bob King. Exhibition open 1pm till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm
Whipman’s Ride and Ride to Sprouston leaves Woodside park at 2.30pm. Return at 9.30pm approx.
Gymkhana & Show Jumping at Friars Haugh at 6.50pm Approx.

Tuesday 16th July
Art Exhibition in Kelso Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm
Ride to Stichill, Hume and Ednam leaving from Springwood Anna 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 17th July
Children’s sports in Poynder Park at 1.30pm
Installation of the Kelso Laddie and Colour Bussing in The Square at 7pm
Kelso Pipe Band play in The Square 6.30pm till 7pm.
Laser Light Procession leaves Mayfield at 11pm
Fireworks Display at The Cobby starting at 11.15pm (Sponsored by PLEXUS and other local businesses))
Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Thursday 18th July
Civic Week Tennis Challenge at Orchard Park.
Children’s Fancy Dress in the Tait Hall 1pm – 3.30pm
Ride to Floors Castle leaving Woodside Park at 4pm. And return to Square at 7.30pm
Children's Fun Cycle Run through Floors Castle Grounds leaving Woodside Park at 4pm.
Open Pool Competition at Kelso Bowling Club at 7pm. All welcome.
Grand Civic Week Ball in Springwood Park Function Suite, Springwood Park from 8pm to 4.30am. (Grand March at Midnight)
Taxis for hire available after the Ball to ferry people home.
Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Friday 19th July
Fun Olympics Swimming Gala Kelso Swimming Pool at 1.30pm
Unveiling of the Will H Ogilvie Memorial Stone at Holefield at 6.30pm.
Art Exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm
Entertainment in the Square 12.15pm. “Highline Band”
Kelso Laddies and Lady Bussers visit Slater’s Funfair at Croft Park, from 8pm.

Saturday 20th July
Yetholm Ride
Yetholm Ride Breakfast in Tait Hall at 6am. £5.
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
Blackthorne Ceilidh Band in Kelso Square from 2pm till 4pm.
Fancy Dress in Tait Hall at 6.15pm 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.
Greeting Party in the Tait Hall 8.30pm till 1am. Over 18's disco - Tickets from Principals and Committee Members.

Full Details of all events with rules, categories, entry requirements, routes etc are to be found in the Official Souvenir Programme which is available (£5) from local newsagents and Hector Innes (Photographer).

Programme for Kelso Civic Week 2019 at a Glance, Scotland

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