Announcing Dates for 2020

We’re pleased to confirm the dates for this year’s Blantyre Summer Gala and Blantyre Festive Event 2020. Here’s the dates for your diaries.

Summer – The Summer Gala long weekend will take place on Thursday 27th – Sunday 31st August 2020. Later in the year than usual, Taylor’s fair will be in town at McAnulty Public Park for 4 days. A highly anticipated over 18’s ticketed event ‘Dance Through the Decades’ will take place outdoors on Friday 28th August from 6.30pm – 11pm. 500 tickets will be made available to buy after Easter.

The following day is Gala day. Saturday 29th August combines both the gala day and ‘Live at Livvies’ into one day only from 11am until 11pm. Opening times are subject to licensing provisions (still to be granted). The Committee have no events on Sunday 31st August, using that day to clear up, but the fair will still be there.

Winter – Blantyre Festive Event 2020 will take place on Sunday 22nd November from midday until 4.30pm. Held at Blantyre Sports Centre and just off Glasgow Road, lights are switched on at 4.20pm.

Market Vendors and Entertainers will be invited along to both events as usual, with Summer bookings for vendors opening after Easter. More information will be available here in due course and at our main website

Updated: March 6, 2020 — 5:29 pm

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