Festival Week 2019

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Saturday 3rd Aug         Official opening of Morebattle Festival Week 1pm
The Sashing of the Games Queen at the
                                      Village Green outside the Institute.
                                      The Games Queen and Piper will lead the procession
                                      to the School Playing Field.
                                      Family Fun Day
                                      Welly throwing, Boules, bottle stall, Lucky Dip,
                                      Bouncy Castle, tug of War and many other attractions.
                                      Refreshments throughout the afternoon including
                                      Ice cream van from 2pm

Sunday 4th Aug        Afternoon Tea, Sales Table and Raffle – 2pm
Village Hall
                                      Indoor Kurling – 6:30pm
Village Hall – – Bring your own refreshments.

Monday 5th Aug         Family Bingo – 6:30pm
Templehall Hotel

Tuesday 6th Aug        Teddy Bear Picnic and Egg Hunt (u6’s) 1:30pm
School Playing Field
                                      Treasure Hunt (6-12yrs) – 1:30pm
School Playing Field
                                      Morebattle Camera Club Exhibition
                                      2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm
Institute – Teas and Raffle
                                      Pool Competition – 7:30pm
Templehall – Entries on the night.

Wednesday 7th Aug Whist & Dominoes – 7pm
Village Hall – Admission Adults £2 Children £1

Thursday 8th Aug     Pet Show – 6:30pm
Various classes – School Playing Field.

Friday 9th Aug           Fancy Dress – 6:30pm
School Playing Field
                                      Classes: Children 7yrs and under, Children 8 – 16yrs
                                      Children’s group 0 – 16yrs
                                      Mixed groups 2 and more.

                                      Parade through Village – 7pm        

                                      Family Disco – 7:30pm
Templehall Hotel

                                      Presentation of cups 8pm

Saturday 10th Aug    Morebattle Games – 1pm
Morebattle Tofts

                                      Disco – 8pm
Village Hall – Bring your own refreshments

If wet the outdoor events will be held in the Village Hall

Children’s Photograph Competition

Morebattle Camera Club are holding a children’s photographic competition at their annual exhibition which takes place during the Festival Week on Tuesday 6th August in Morebattle Institute.
Theme: Favourite photo taken by yourself (in 6 months before exhibition.
Age Groups: Pre-school – 7yrs 8 – 12yrs
Size: 6”x4”

Scarecrow Competition

Scarecrows to be displayed by 1pm 3rd August

Until 10th August

Please add entries to list in the shop by

3rd August

Family day – Donations of bottles for bottle stall to Jen O’Mara or Village Shop

Whist – There will be a list in the village shop for donations of sandwiches, Cakes, Traybakes, Raffle Prizes



Saturday Family Day –   Welly Throwing  Ladies – Emma Douglas, Girls – Jenny Thomson,

Boys – Kyle Scott, Gents – Karlton McNulty.

Boules Winner – David Douglas (Jnr), Runner-up – Aaron Cleland

Sunday   – Indoor Kurling   –  Winner  –  Archie Lang, Runners- up Angus Milne & Malachy O’Brien


Teddy Bears Picnic  &  Quiz  Winners of the Best Teddy Bears were 1st Jamie McIntosh, 2nd Archie O’Mara, 3rd Iona Douglas. 

Winners of the Quiz were 1st equal Logan O’Mara Evie Leonard & Keira Cleland and Orlaith O’Brien, Sasha & Luke Jackson, 2nd Aaron Cleland & Martin McGillivary, 3rd Jenny Thomson & Heidi Bennet, 4th Malachy O’Brien, Zoe Horsburgh & Tyler.

Camera Club Exhibition

Best Individual Photo winner – Ewan Dickson

Monthly Competition Club winner – Dick Warren

Children’s  – Best In Show – Caitlyn Wightman

The Pool Competition winner was Garry Mabon, Runner-up David Douglas (Snr).

Wednesday Whist & Dominoes– 

Ladies  – 1st Joan Kyle, 2nd Betty Hopkins, 3rd Catherine Mabon, 4th Chrissy Paterson,

Booby – Maisie Hope, Longest Sitter – Christine Ballantyne. 

 Gents 1st Kate Grieve, 2d Ali Paterson, 3rd Jock Middlemas, 4th Sheena Nelson, Booby – Lynn Nicol, Longest Sitter – Lizzie Thomson.

Dominoes – 1st Denise Jackson, Runners-up – Jenny Thomson, Martin McGillivary, Aaron Cleland and Duncan Douglas.

Thursday Pet Show  – – Prettiest Female Dog    – 1st Brie – Ellie McBlain. 2nd equal Honey – Evie Leonard & Iona & Elsie Douglas, Millie – Ben Fahey, 3rd Esme – Paige McBlain.

Most Handsome Boy Dog  –  1st Glen – Keira Cleland, 2nd Robbie – Jenny Thomson, 3rd Russell – Malachy O’Brien.

Waggiest Tail – 1st Honey – Evie Leonard, Iona & Elsie Douglas, 2nd Russell – Malachy O’Brien, 3rd Patch –Tamara Cook.

Any Other Pet – 1st equal Puddle the Hamster – Orlaith O’Brien and Elvis the Duck – Tamara Cook, 2nd Duchess the Hamster – Liam Purves, 3rd Oscar the Hamster – James Cook.

Any Pet most like Owner – 1st Honey – Evie Leonard, 2nd Glen – Keira Cleland, 3rd Oscar the Hamster – James Cook.


Children 7 & under –  1st Army Tank – Aaron Cleland, 2nd Turtle – Ben Fahey, 3rd Spiderman – Harry Fahey. 

 Children 8-16  1st Rock Star – Martin McGillivary,  2nd Hermione Granger – Annika Schaeli,  3rd Mouse – Tamara Jeffrey. 

 Childrens Groups  1st Little Bo-Peep  – Thomsons & O’Briens,  2nd Weather Girls – Evie Leonard & Iona & Elsie Douglas, 3rd Three Musketeers  –  O’Mara Family. 

 Mixed Groups 1st   – 50yrs of the Hungry Caterpillar  –  Cook Family,  2nd Little Red Riding Hood and Grandmother – Keira & Alex Cleland.

Overall Winner of Fancy Dress Cup –  Little Bo-Peep & Sheep.  –  Thomsons & O’Briens.

Winners of Scarecrow Competition 1st Wideopen,  2nd  Cook Family, Whitton,  3rd Emma, Lucy, Jenny Thomson.

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