'All Our Yesterdays'
BISHOPTON GALA DAY’S 2013 PARADE THEME
On Saturday 15th June 2013 as part of the annual Gala Day, individuals and groups are invited to participate in the parade and dress their floats and themselves representing 'All Our Yesterdays'.
At 12.00pm from Bishopton Primary School, the Bishopton Princess and her attendants along with Kilbarchan Pipe band will lead the parade through the village to the ROF Field. On their arrival at the ROF Field, where the Gala Day is being held, the participants will be judged by the Bishopton Princess and her attendants. Prizes will be awarded to the best entrants. £100 prize for best float. Second prize £50. Third prize £25.
Fancy Dress - individuals, groups and families can take part in the Parade in fancy dress, also in the 'All Our Yesterdays' theme. Cash prizes will be awarded.
The main arena will include Jez Avery's Stunt Show and a Falconery Display. Peter Bowsher, champion chain-saw wood carver also returns.
Community Ceilidh Dance - Saturday 8th June.
Bishopton Week is a celebration of our community. This year events include:
Bishopton Art Group Exhibition - in Village Library during normal opening hours.
Treasure Hunt - Monday 10th June - entry forms from library or Woodrow's Newsagents. Winners announced at Gala Day.
Magic Show – Tuesday 11th June – 6.30pm in Community Centre.
Fun-run & mini-fun run - Wednesday 12th June - 6.45 pm at Bishopton Community Centre. Registration from 6.15 pm This year the Fun Run follows the revised route around the village. The winners of the fun-run will receive their prizes on Saturday 15th June at the annual village fete.
Family fun night - Thursday 13th June from 7 pm at Bishopton Primary School. Organised by Bishopton Primary Parent Council.
Bishopton Day- The parade starts outside Bishopton Primary School in Old Greenock Road and follows a route through the village, going east through Stuart Road, down Kingston Road and along Greenock Road into the ROF Field. Gates open at 12 noon. The Gala Day will officially be opened at 12.45 pm by the Bishopton Princess.