Crowds flock to Port Erroll Harbour fish festival

Gala fun at Port Erroll Fish Festival.
Gala fun at Port Erroll Fish Festival.

The sun shone as hundreds headed to Cruden Bay for this year’s Port Erroll Harbour Fish Festival.

A packed programme of events ensured something for all ages, with the fun kicking-off at 12 noon and running through to midnight.

Gala fun at Port Erroll Fish Festival.

Gala fun at Port Erroll Fish Festival.

The gala got underway with a festival parade from the Dardanelles to the harbour where there was a host of stalls from food, crafts and arts to photography and face-painting.

A special barbecue with Cat Frankitti attracted plenty of attention throughout the day, while at 2pm a commemorative flypast was held to mark Tryggve Gran’s historic flight 100 years ago from Cruden Bay harbour to Norway.

Peterhead Lifeboat paid a visit during the afternoon, while the local Coastguard team were also out in force.

The crowds were entertained with jet ski rides and boat trips on the ‘Onward’ from the harbour t Slains Castle.

Children were kept busy with a fancy dress competition while there was also a host of craft workshops.

In the evening the music festival got underway including Plot 66, Oxbow Lake Bank, Rebos, The Young Ythan Fiddlers and the Serena Wilson School of Dance.

A stovie supper was followed by a fantastic commemorative fireworks display on the East Pier, bringing the festivities to a close for another year.