2020 Gala Royalty                  Application deadline - 7th March 2020


To be eligible to apply to be the 2020 Gala Royalty or one of their attendants you need to:

  • Live in the Oughtibridge postal district or attend Oughtibridge Primary School;

(If you are not sure if you live in Oughtibridge please use the Royal Mail postcode finder website to see if your postal address is classed as Oughtibridge)

  • Be in Year 6;
  • Be available on: 
    •  Selection evening –Saturday 21st March at 4pm, Oughtibridge Chapel, Church Street (If you have a commitment on this date that you really can’t miss please contact us through the website and we will see if we can accommodate you);
    • Sports Night – 17th June 2020, 6.30 - 8.30pm;
    • Gala Day – 27th June 2020, 12-5:30pm;
  • Be happy to speak into a microphone to start the Tom Holmes Gala Chase, award the Chase winners with their prizes, open Gala Day with a short speech, help with the raffle draw and presenting competition prizes.


Your parents/carers must agree to:

  • Accompanying you at all times, or send a responsible adult to accompany you;
  • Your photograph being taken and used for Gala Publicity;
  • Providing an outfit suitable for royalty for Gala Day;
  • You leading the Gala parade through Oughtibridge into Coronation Park.


On the selection evening we would like you to stand up and answer one of these 3 questions:

  • What attraction do you head to first on Gala Day?
  • What is your favourite Gala memory?
  • What part of the Gala Royalty role would you look forward to most?

You will also be asked to read out this opening speech:

‘Thank you all for coming along to this year’s Gala.  I hope you have a wonderful day.  I am pleased to declare the 2020 Gala open.’


The selection evening will take place at Oughtibridge Chapel, Church Street on Saturday 21st March at 4pm, it should only take around half an hour.  You will not be judged on the content of what you say; these activities are simply to allow our panel to see if you can speak clearly and confidently in public. The panel will be people who are ‘independent’, i.e. who have no personal connection with any of the applicants.  Every applicant that can do this will have their name put in to a hat and the Royal personage and attendants will then be drawn at random.   After the draw has taken place a photograph of the Gala Royalty and their attendants will be taken for the Gala Day programme.

Please complete the online application form below by 7th March 2020, or download and return this letter and form to a committee member.

Thank you.

Name of Applicant: *
Address: *
School Attending: *
Parent / Carer Name: *
Telephone Number - Home: *
Telephone Number - Mobile: *
Email Address: *
I agree to the requirements of my child being Gala Royalty as detailed in the application information provided. *
Date of entry:


Our grateful thanks to Fantail Designer Florist for


supplying our Princess with her beautiful floral crown.

2019 Gala Royalty Application Form

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