Fun for the family at Manea gala

Manea Gala Parade 2013. Picture: Steve Williams.

Manea Gala Parade 2013. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

This year’s Manea Gala is set be a great day and evening out as preparations get fully underway.

Manea Gala Parade 2013. Picture: Steve Williams.

Manea Gala Parade 2013. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

The celebrations will begin at 11am as the parade floats gather at Manea Primary School on July 12 with the parade beginning its tour of the village at 11.30am.

The parade will be attended by Gala Queen Lucy Johns and Head Prince Ruari Cox along with the other Gala princes and princesses, chosen in a competition run earlier this year.

The gala will officially open at 1pm at the Memorial Playing Field where stalls and activities will be set up for the public to enjoy throughout the day.

There will be performances from groups including Cambridgeshire Caledonian Pipe Band and Dance Mania and displays of cars and motorbikes around the field.


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The field will also have fairground attractions and rides for younger children as well as an archery activity.

This year’s chosen charity is Magpas, supporting the local air ambulance service. Proceedings from the gala sales will go towards the charity which will also have a stall in the field for people to visit and find out more about the charity.

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For more information about this year’s event or to book a stall, visit www.maneagala.co.uk or contact this year’s Chairman, Mr Kevin Keil, on 01354 680061 or kevin781960@yahoo.com.

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