Thornton Cleveleys Gala team looking for would be queens, kings and Prince Charming for 2024

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It’s that time of year again and young people in Thornton and Cleveleys have a chance to be given the special roles in the annual gala.

Thornton Cleveleys Gala Committee are currently looking for childen to join their new retinue for 2024 – Gala Queen, Gala King, Rosebud Queen, Prince Charming and retinue members.

Helen Moorhouse, secretary of the committee, said: “If you’re aged 4-16 years of age and want to be part of our 126th anniverary retinue please see our website.

“The main roles must be aged seven and above.

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Fun during the Thornton Cleveleys Gala in 2023.Fun during the Thornton Cleveleys Gala in 2023.
Fun during the Thornton Cleveleys Gala in 2023.

"It’s a great way to make new friends and we also travel the area attending other galas and club days.”

The deadline for entries is Friday February 2 via, where application forms can be downloaded.

This year’s gala weekend will follow the same successful format as last year.

On Saturday June 8 will be a music and dance event with food and drink stalls – the committee would like to encourage local groups from the community to take part whether its in a musical, dance or general entertainment format.

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The following day, Sunday June 9, will see the traditional gala procession , entertainment and assorted stalls on the gala field.

Meanwhile, a family fun day is being held to raise extra funds for Thornton Cleveleys Gala.

It takes place on Sunday February 11 at YMCA Thornton, Victoria Road East,Thornton from noon until 4 pm.