Festival Week 2017

Friday 4th August – Saturday 12th August 2017

Results have now been added at end of page

Sunday 30th July
Sashing of Morebattle Games Queen 2017                   Morebattle Church                 11.15am

Friday 4th August
In-door Kurling                                                                  Village Hall                                   6pm


Sat 5th August             Family Fun Afternoon

In a change to previous years please come and join us to mark the opening of the festival week with a parade through the village to the school playing fields led by the Games Queen & piper.

Congregate at Toongate   1pm.

All other action will take place at the School Playing Fields once parade completed.

5-a-side football, Races, Welly Throwing, Boules, Stands inc Tombola, face painting & more.

The Roaming Chippy’ will be there from 4pm onwards

Sun 6th August             Templehall Derby afternoon
Children’s Treasure Hunt & BBQ                                         Templehall Hotel Lounge         2pm

 Mon 7 August
Coffee Afternoon                                                                      Village Hall                                  2pm
Sales table, Raffle, Competitions etc
Family Bingo                                                                             Templehall Hotel                       6.30pm

Tues 8 August
Morebattle Camera Club Exhibition                               Village Institute
2-4pm, 6-8pm

Teas & Raffle
Pool Competition – entry on the night                                Templehall Hotel                       7.30pm

Wed 9th August
Whist & Dominoes – Admission £2, School Children 50p    Village Hall                              7.00pm

Thurs 10th August
Children’s Egg Hunt & Teddy Bears Picnic   (u6’s)     School playing fields                 2.30pm
Treasure Hunt (6 – 12yrs)                                               School playing fields                 2.30pm
Pet Show – various classes                                              School playing fields

Fri 11th August
Carnival & Family Disco                                      School playing fields/Templehall Hotel
ClassesChildren 7yrs & under, Children 8 – 16yrs, Children Groups 0 – 16yrs, Indiviual Adults, Mixed Groups of 2 & more.
Judging – 6.30pm @ School Playing Fields, Parade through village – departing 7pm,Family Disco  – 7.30pm
Presentation of cups & scarecrow competition winner    Templehall Hotel                       7.30pm

Sat 12th August
Morebattle Games                                                                          Morebattle Tofts                      1.30pm

****If wet then events will be held in the Village Hall.*****
Football names to list in the shop.  Scarecrows to be displayed



Friday Kurling Competition

Winner – Tilly Bourne,

Runner-up Morag Thomson 

Saturday Football Fives 

Winners – Eric McNulty, Greg Cessford, Joe Flannigan, Luke Jackson & Sarah Barbour,

Runners-up Alan Thomson, Graeme Lang, Archie Barbour, Elliot Murray & Grace Cessford.

Saturday Family Day –   Welly Throwing – Girls – Emma Thomson, Boys – Archie Barbour,  Ladies – Pauline McGillivery,  Gents – Alan Thomson.

Penalty Kicks – Junior winner – Archie Barbour, Senior winner – Graeme Lang.

Boules winner Danielle McNulty.

How Many Balloons in the Car Winner – Jimmy Thomson

Sunday Treasure Hunt round the Village – Winners (“3Ts”) – Lizzie, Alan & Emma Thomson

2nd  (O’Mara’s) – Joe, Jen, Logan & Archie O’Mara.

3rd (Minions) – Luke, Sasha, Denise & Tim Jackson & Catherine Mabon

Sunday Derby Horseracing

Winners “Neigh Mare” – Alan, Morag, Emma, Lucy & Jenny Thomson


Camera Club Exhibition

Best Individual Photo winner – Ewan Dickson

Best Group of photos & Trophy winner – Gloria Wilson

The Pool Competition winner was Steven Fox, Runner-up Tony deLorenzo.

Wednesday Whist & Dominoes

Whist winners Ladies 1st Greta Middlemas, 2nd Betty Mallen 3rd Janet Alexander, 4th Jenny,

Gents 1st Mary McTaggart, 2nd Jock Middlemas, 3rd Gil Telfer, 4th Christine,

Dominoes 1st Annika Schaeli, 2nd Grace Cessford, 3rd Brenda Burke, Booby Sarah Little

Thursday’s Teddy Bears Picnic & Beetle Drive

Teddy Bear Competition  -1st Archie O’Mara (Otter) 2nd Alfie Stevens (Horsie), 3rd Myles McNulty (Teddy)

Treasure Hunt Winners – 1st Iona Bourne, Ellie McBlain, Martin Tomaszkiewicz & Liam Purves.

2nd – Tilly Bourne, Orlaith O’Brien, Mathew Little & James Ralston.

3rd – Jenny Thomson, Sophie Ralston, Paulena Tomaszkiewicz & Evie Leonard.

Pet Show  –

 Waggiest Tail  1st Matthew Little with Skye, 2nd Brenda McNulty with Dillon, 3rd Alfie Stevens with Susie.

Best Trickster   – 1st Emma Thomson with Robbie, Matthew Little with Skye, 3rd Alfie Stevens with Suzie.

Dog most like owner – Mike Raw with Glen, 2nd Rebecca with Milo, 3rd Ellie McBlain with Lola

Pet other than Dog–  1st Paulena Tomaszkiewicz with Olaf Bearded Dragon  2nd Iona Bourne with Larry Hamster, 3rd Sarena Cook with Elvis the Duck.

Morebattle Festival Champion 2017 – 1st Brenda McNulty with Dillon, 2nd Rebecca with Milo, 3rd Liam Purves with Cookie the Hamster.


Children 7 & under – 1st Alfie Stevens as Little Boy Blue,

2nd Aaron Cleland as Robot

3rd equal – Keira Cleland as Mouse

Maliki O’Brien as Star Wars Charactor.

Children 8-16          1st  Martin Tomaszkiewicz as Star Wars Charactor

2nd Liam Purves as Policeman

3rd Matthew Little as Dick Turpin

Childrens Groups – 1st Evie Leonard, Elsie & Iona Douglas as Alice in Wonderland.

2nd Lillee & Aoife O’Brien as Chalk & Cheese

3rd Jenny & Lucy Thomson, Orlaith & Niamh O’Brien as The Beatles.

Individual Adults     –  1st Angela Cook as Chuckie Doll

 Mixed Groups          1st Tamara, Sarena Cook & Shirley Robertson as Morebattle Clowns

2nd The Village Shop as Bonnie Baby Show

3rd Pauline & Paulena as Two ‘Ps in a Pod

Overall Winner of Fancy Dress Cup was Tamara, Sarena Cook & Shirley Robertson as Morebattle Clowns.

Scarecrow Competiton  (12 Entries)

Shield Winner   –  1st  Scrapcrow (Tin Man) – Jo Knight

2nd Conservation Hamish & Tin Can Annie – Kate Paterson

3rd School Bus – Wideopen House.

Tea Hamper Winner – Eileen Smart



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