Kelso Civic Week timetable

2012 Kelso Laddie Declaration. The newlty declared 2012 kelso Laddie Callum Vickers with the silver jubilee Laddie, Jim Henderson (left) and golden Jubilee Laddie Angus Balden.
2012 Kelso Laddie Declaration. The newlty declared 2012 kelso Laddie Callum Vickers with the silver jubilee Laddie, Jim Henderson (left) and golden Jubilee Laddie Angus Balden.
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Saturday July 14

Tennis challenge at Orchard Park from 1pm

Kelso Civic Week Fancy Dress

Kelso Civic Week Fancy Dress

Senior five-a-side football at Woodside Park at 1pm

Sunday

Family cay at Shedden Park from 1pm to 4pm.

Sponsored bike race leaves from entrance to Woodside Park. Start 9.30am.

Kelso Civic Week. Last year's Kelso Laddie Murray Playfair leads the cavalcade back from Yetholm .

Kelso Civic Week. Last year's Kelso Laddie Murray Playfair leads the cavalcade back from Yetholm .

Aptek Kelso Crawlers 10K run leaving from Cobby. Registration 9.30am at Kelso Rugby Club.

Race starts 11am from the Cobby.

Junior five-a-side football at Shedden Park at 1pm. Entries from noon, £1 per team.

Open quoiting competition at Shedden Park at 1.30pm

Laying of wreath at War Memorial at 6pm followed by kirking of the Laddie in Kelso North Church at 6.30pm.

Monday

Children’s pet show opened at 1.15pm by the Kelso Laddie in the Tait Hall.

Art exhibition opens at 3pm in Town Hall.

Ride to Roxburgh, Heiton and Springwood leaves Woodside Park at 4.15pm

Gymkhana at Springwood at 7.30pm approximately.

Dance at Heiton from 10pm till 1.30am. Live music, disco and karaoke by Gary Cleghorn. Admission £5.

Tuesday

Art exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Ride to Stichill, Hume and Ednam leaving from Springwood Park at 4pm, Return to The Square at 9.30pm approximately.

Final of men’s and women’s 
darts competitions in the Royal British Legion Scotland clubrooms at 7.30pm. Karaoke in downstairs bar from 8.30pm till 1am.

Wednesday

Children’s sports in Poynder Park at 1.30pm

Baby show at Rugby Club at 2pm prompt.

Kelso Pipe Band plays in the Square, 6.30-7.30pm

Installation of the Kelso Laddie and Colour Bussing in the Square at 7pm

Torchlight procession leaves the Knowes at 11pm

Fireworks display at the Cobby starting at 11.15pm.

Art exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Thursday July 19

Children’s fancy dress in the Tait Hall 1.30pm – 4pm

Ride to Floors Castle leaves Woodside Park at 4.30pm and cycle fun-run through Floors Castle grounds leaving the Knowes at 4.30pm.

Civic Week Ball in Springwood Park function suite from 8.30pm to 4.30am. (Grand March at midnight)

Open pool competition in Red Lion at 8pm.

Art exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Friday July 20

Fun olympics swimming gala in the pool at 1.30pm

Whipman’s Ride leaving the Square at 5.40pm. Return 8.45pm approximately.

Horse racing at Friarshaugh at 7pm

Art exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 5pm and 7pm till 9pm

Saturday July 21

The Kelso Laddie and his supporters leave the Square at 8.30am for the ride to Yetholm, returning to the Square at 4.45pm

Fancy dress procession leaves Tait Hall at 7pm.

Presentation of cups and 
return of Kelso Standard at conclusion of the procession in the Square

Art exhibition in Town Hall 10am till 4pm.

Greeting party in the Tait Hall from 8.30pm till 1am.

Over 18s’ disco – tickets £7.50 (including supper) from Brown’s and Hector Innes.