Did you know a Gala Queen?

Luthermuir Gala are on the lookout for former Luthermuir Gala Queens to attend this years main Gala Day on June 14.

Luthermuir Gala Week will be held this year from June 8-14 and as part of the festivities, the organising committee are looking to invite as many former Luthermuir Gala Queens as possible to attend.

The current Luthermuir Village Hall is 30 years old this year and to celebrate, the Committee have organised a packed Gala Week from June 8-14.

Luthermuir Gala was first staged in 1960 and the first queen, Vera Cooper, now Mrs Vera McBain of Laurencekirk, has already been invited.

Over the next 25 years or so, the Gala Queens are known to have come from Montrose, Brechin, Laurencekirk, Inverbervie, St Cyrus and throughout the wider area, as well as from Luthermuir itself.

Despite extensive research, a few names are missing from the list, namely the Gala Queens from 1961-64 inclusive, 1970, 71, 80 and 82.

Headlining the Gala this year is The Balloon Mannies, McFlea Flea Circus Show performing with their magical fleas throughout the afternoon.

Northern Lights Agility Club are doing an agility display and will also do have a go agilty so bring your pooches along and have a go.

Links Archers will be there so come along and try your hand. Fairground rides, bouncy castle, inside and outside stalls. Brechin Cadets will be there demonstrating some of the things they do. New for this year is Adult Hungry Hippos the human version of the popular children`s game.

Burgers, ice-cream and teas and coffees will be available throughout the afternoon. The Gala will also have an art display in the hall from local artists as well as many other attractions.

If you were Gala Queen in any of these years or know who was, please contact Morag Innes on 01674 840336.

Any lady who held the honour of being a Luthermuir Gala Queen in the 60s, 70s or 80s should also contact Morag Innes.