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Loanhead Community Development Association
LOANHEAD TOWN DIARY
 
Details of events appearing in the Town Diary are based on information provided by member groups and organisations. Loanhead Community Development Association accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the details provided. It is recommended that, where appropriate, details should be checked with the individual event organisers.
 
What's on In Loanhead
Page updated 4th June 2018
LOANHEAD GALA WEEK 2018 EVENTS

Friday 15th June
Loanhead Gala Day Event - CARNIVAL PARADE
Judging at Fountain Green from 6.30 pm. Parade moves off from Church Street at 7.30 pm.

Sunday 17th June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - FAMILY FUN RUN
Starts from the Memorial Park. Entrants should enrol from 10.30 am. Run starts at 11.00 am. Entry is free and all participants will receive a medal. The route this year remains that introduced in 2014 based on the Memorial Park, Burghlee Park and the Park Avenue Playing Field.

Loanhead Gala Day Event - OPEN PAIRS’ BOWLING COMPETITION
Loanhead Miners’ Bowling Green, The Loan. For further information and to enter, contact Gary Allan at Loanhead MW Bowling Club or bowlslmw@gmail.com

Loanhead Gala Day Event - GEMINI POM POM TROUPE
The troupe will perform at Fountain Green, commencing 2.30 pm. Free event, although a voluntary collection will be taken for Gala funds.

 

Monday 18th June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - NOVELTY DOG SHOW
Fountain Green, commencing 6.30 pm. Come along with your dog and take part in this free and fun event.

 

Tuesday 19th June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - JUMBLE FOOTBALL
Memorial Park, commencing 6.30 pm. Free entry. Open to all boys and girls up to P7. Teams will be selected at the event with a separate section for younger children.

 

Wednesday 20th June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - OFFICIAL OPENING OF FAIRGROUND
The Queen Elect and Herald will officially open the fairground at 6.00 pm and, on this opening night, members of the Gala Court will enjoy free rides courtesy of Slater’s Showtime Funfairs.

 

Thursday 21st June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - SENIOR CITIZENS’ TEA DANCE Loanhead Miners’ Club, Main Hall, commencing 1.30 pm. Tickets £2. Available from Chrissie Rygula or Annette Perfect (0131 440 1380) or pay on the day.

Loanhead Gala Day Event - DECORATED SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION
Judging will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 21 June. All local shops and businesses are invited to decorate their premises for the Gala Week.

 

Saturday 23rd June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - CHILDREN’S DAY
The biggest day in Loanhead’s annual calendar. Crowning of the School Queen, processions, ceremonies, children’s sports and lots of entertainment.

8am Judging of decorated houses

10am collection of members of court from their homes commences

10.45am Queen Elect collected from her home in Wheatfield Loan. MacTaggart Scott Loanhead Band will play a short programme immediately before the collection ceremony.

11.30am Pipes, silver and British Legion Bands will lead groups and the court making their way from St Margaret's Church Hall by way of Clerk Street to Fountaian Green. The massed pipes and the massed silver bands are wonderful and not to be missed.

11.45am Crowning Ceremony on Fountain Green.

1pm Grand Procession moves off from Church Street (after crowning ceremony)

from 1.30pm Memorial Park
A wide range of entertainment for all ages will be provided on Children's Day in The Memorial Park.

2.30pm Memorial Park Children's Sports

3pm Memorial Park War Memorial Ceremony. Members of the public asked to assemble from 2.45pm.

5pm conclusion of events in memorial park

 

Sunday 24th June

Loanhead Gala Day Event - CHILDREN’S SPORTS
In the event that the sports scheduled for Saturday 23 June are cancelled due to inclement weather, they will be re-scheduled for Sunday 24 June in the Memorial Park at 2.00 pm.

 
 
 

The Link in Loanhead (formerly The Kabin) is now under new management and taking bookings. Come and enjoy a coffee and some fresh baking or lunch in our cafe, open Monday - Thursday 9-3pm, Friday 9-12pm, Saturday 3-5pm and Sunday 10-4pm, while the wee ones play in our fabulous 3-level soft play. We offer a fun soft play birthday party package and have a growing list of community groups and activities for all ages. We also have two freshly-painted multi-purpose rooms available for bookings for classes, groups or functions. Our community garden and outdoor spaces are undergoing some re-design, and we will soon have a brand new playground right next door.

Pop in, check us out on Twitter and Facebook @LinkLoanhead, or phone us on 0131 448 0103.

 
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JUNE 2018
Fri 1st June  
Sat 2nd June  
Sun 3rd June  
Mon 4th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Tue 5th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - Tuesday 5th – Thursday 28th June PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
An exhibition of photographs of Gala events from previous years will be held in Loanhead Library, George Avenue, during normal library opening hours.
Wed 6th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Thu 7th June Scottish Slimmers Loanhead Miners Club Weigh in 7 - 7.30pm. Chat 7.30pm
Fri 8th June  
Sat 9th June  
Sun 10th June  
Mon 11th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Tue 12th June  
Wed 13th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Thu 14th June Scottish Slimmers Loanhead Miners Club Weigh in 7 - 7.30pm. Chat 7.30pm
Fri 15th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - CARNIVAL PARADE
Judging at Fountain Green from 6.30 pm. Parade moves off from Church Street at 7.30 pm.
Sat 16th June  
Sun 17th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - FAMILY FUN RUN
Starts from the Memorial Park. Entrants should enrol from 10.30 am. Run starts at 11.00 am. Entry is free and all participants will receive a medal. The route this year remains that introduced in 2014 based on the Memorial Park, Burghlee Park and the Park Avenue Playing Field.

Loanhead Gala Day Event - OPEN PAIRS’ BOWLING COMPETITION
Loanhead Miners’ Bowling Green, The Loan. For further information and to enter, contact Gary Allan at Loanhead MW Bowling Club or bowlslmw@gmail.com

Loanhead Gala Day Event - GEMINI POM POM TROUPE
The troupe will perform at Fountain Green, commencing 2.30 pm. Free event, although a voluntary collection will be taken for Gala funds.
Mon 18th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - NOVELTY DOG SHOW
Fountain Green, commencing 6.30 pm. Come along with your dog and take part in this free and fun event.

Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead

Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Tue 19th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - JUMBLE FOOTBALL
Memorial Park, commencing 6.30 pm. Free entry. Open to all boys and girls up to P7. Teams will be selected at the event with a separate section for younger children.
Wed 20th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - OFFICIAL OPENING OF FAIRGROUND
The Queen Elect and Herald will officially open the fairground at 6.00 pm and, on this opening night, members of the Gala Court will enjoy free rides courtesy of Slater’s Showtime Funfairs.

Loanhead Gala Day Event - PROMENADE CONCERT
Fountain Green, commencing 7.00 pm and featuring Midlothian Community Concert Band. Free event, although a voluntary collection will be taken for Gala funds.

Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead

Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Thu 21st June Loanhead Gala Day Event - SENIOR CITIZENS’ TEA DANCE Loanhead Miners’ Club, Main Hall, commencing 1.30 pm. Tickets £2. Available from Chrissie Rygula or Annette Perfect (0131 440 1380) or pay on the day.

Loanhead Gala Day Event - DECORATED SHOP WINDOW COMPETITION
Judging will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 21 June. All local shops and businesses are invited to decorate their premises for the Gala Week.

Scottish Slimmers
Loanhead Miners Club Weigh in 7 - 7.30pm. Chat 7.30pm
Fri 22nd June  
Sat 23rd June Loanhead Gala Day Event - CHILDREN’S DAY
The biggest day in Loanhead’s annual calendar. Crowning of the School Queen, processions, ceremonies, children’s sports and lots of entertainment.
Sun 24th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - CHILDREN’S SPORTS
In the event that the sports scheduled for Saturday 23 June are cancelled due to inclement weather, they will be re-scheduled for Sunday 24 June in the Memorial Park at 2.00 pm.
Mon 25th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Tue 26th June  
Wed 27th June Army Cadets 36 Platoon Loanhead
Located just across from the Library next to the leisure centre, 36 Platoon ACF
meet every Monday & Wednesday from 7pm until 9pm.
If you're at least 12 and in High School then come along and find out more!
36 Platoon (Loanhead)
King George V Park
Loanhead, EH20 9LA
Tel: 01506-856-698
Email: 351blackl@armymail.mod.uk
Thu 28th June Loanhead Gala Day Event - Tuesday 5th – Thursday 28th June PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION
An exhibition of photographs of Gala events from previous years will be held in Loanhead Library, George Avenue, during normal library opening hours. Scottish Slimmers Loanhead Miners Club Weigh in 7 - 7.30pm. Chat 7.30pm
Fri 29th June  
Sat 30th June