"Gayler" - not "Garler", the
village fete and sheep show is always on the
afternoon of the third Saturday in June.
Lofthouse & Middlesmoor
Silver Band plays
in the background. .
are games for children and adults
and stalls sell various merchandise from
white elephants to plants and, of course,
home made cakes and jams.
The Sheep Show takes place on the Gala
field with trophies and prizes presented at the
annual Gala Dinner which is held every year
Teas are served in the nearby schoolroom
and the day ends with a dance in the Institute.
is a spectacular fell race during the
afternoon and every few years it is part of
the national championship series.
proceeds from the Gala support the
village hall and provide a large part of the
annual cost of its upkeep.
importantly it is an occasion when
nearly everyone joins together in a single
enterprise and, although it is hard work, it
is a great contribution to the fellowship
of our small community.
Gala takes place annually on the third
Saturday in June
Click here for the Buckden Gala web-site