Tag: blantyre gala

1980 Blantyre Gala

Recognise any wee faces here? Blantyre Summer Gala in Stonefield Public Park in June 1980. Councillor George McInally is on the far right. This was the winning decorated float by Blantyre Community Centre Coffee Bar. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: Lynne McInallyEileen Shannon Awh […]

1981 Gala Day Floats

The location is Glasgow Road, the year is 1981 and it’s Gala Day. Pictured here, courtesy of my good friend, Peter Leggate are various residents from Springwells. They’re standing on board a decorated “Robertsons of Springwells” flatbed delivery lorry. Heading along Glasgow Road, the weather doesn’t look the best but hasn’t stopped crowds of people […]