Hatton Gala this weekend

Hatton Gala is returning to the Buchan calendar after a two-year absence.

The event will be held this weekend, kicking-off with a prize bingo tea on Friday, August 30, at 7.30pm in the public hall.

On Saturday, August 31, there will be a childrens disco in the public hall. P1-P3 pupils can go along from 5pm to 6.15pm, with P4-P7 pupils from 6pm to 7.30pm. Tickets are £2.50.

On Sunday, September 1, it’s the main event, kicking off with Ellon Pipe Band at 1pm and the first ever Hatton Gala 10K fun run starting as soon as the gala is officially opened.

There will be the Owl and Pussycat Centre along with Harry Potter’s owls and some of their feathered friends, while Giddyup Ponies will begiving pony rides. Ellon Military Fitness will be there to put everyone through their paces and Hatton Hibs are having a football fun day.

The Hatton Duck race returns this year and there will be various dance and fitness displays.

All the usual stalls will be there including face painting, tombolas, raffles and cake and candy and beat the goalie. Tea will be served along with a barbecue and tuck shop.

Volunteers and donations of raffles and prizes are being sought.If you can help, call 07947637666.