Below is the Timetable for the 2018 Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival (29th June, 2018)
7:30am – Judging of all decorated arches/frontages.
7:45am – Bands on Parade throughout the town.
9:00am – Judging of decorated vehicles and tableaux at Chance Park.
10:00am – Schools commence entry to Glebe Park for Crowning Ceremony, Compere of Events,
10:25am – Bo’ness & Carriden Band will assemble at Town Hall to lead music for Coronation.
10:50am – The Queen-Elect (Miss Aimee Gilchrist) will be conducted to the throne. The Fair Standard will then be run up. Bo’ness & Carriden Band will play ‘Three cheers for the ‘Red, White and Blue.’
The children, assisted by their teachers & spectators will sing two verses of ‘Our Festal Day’
Queens Champion Delivers the Challenge
10:55am – The Sceptre Bearer gives the Sceptre to Queen (Ellie Van der Hoek), who delivers it to the Queen Elect
The Crown Bearer presents the Crown to Mrs Millar
The Queen-Elect kneels and the Chief Lady in Waiting removes her tiara.
- Mrs Millar addressing the Queen-Elect, will crown her Queen.
- Chief Lady in Waiting, Miss Alice Markey will present a bouquet to Mrs Millar.
- Present to the Queen by Mr. Scott McBride
- Bo’ness & Carriden Band will play and the assembled children, teachers and spectators will sing one verse of ‘Hail To Our Queen’
- The Chief Herald will read ‘The Royal Proclamation’
- Presentation of School Presentees
12:00 noon – The Procession commences.
1:30pm – The Royal Command Performance Commences At Douglas Park
4:15pm – Conclusion of Command Performance