Ballantrae Gala Day: Saturday July 7

Volunteers are all pulling together to ensure that this year’s Gala Day on Saturday 7 July is memorable for children and adults alike. After the crowning of the Gala Queen at 1pm there will be attractions from Talk of the Town, a tug of war, a pet show, a car boot sale, a Gala Raffle, and lots of other activities for children.  There will also be the usual beer and tea tents. In the evening the family friendly Gala Dance, starting at 7.30pm, will feature “The Spuds”.

Ballantrae Farmers’ Market: Sunday 8 July 

The next Farmers’ Market is on Sunday 8 July from 11am to 3pm in Craigiemains Home and Garden Centre, Main Street, Ballantrae.  Stalls expected to include local veg, eggs, meat, honeys, jams and chutneys, pies, and gluten free produce.   In addition to the goods on sale at the market, visitors will also find a coffee shop, gifts, books, garden supplies, a children’s play area, the miniature train and the Visitor Information Point stocked with leaflets with ideas for places of interest to visit and activities within easy reach of Ballantrae.  Look out for the video loop created by the Stinchar Valley Photo Group showing what we get up to in Ballantrae! 

Farmers’ Markets are held on the second Sunday of the month until September. The market on 12 August will be a “Farmers’ and Smugglers’ Market” – part of the Ballantrae Smugglers’ Festival when, in addition to food stalls, there will also be activities for families and children.