A gala occasion in the Gallatown!

The crowds enjoyed the summer sunshine
The crowds enjoyed the summer sunshine

Good weather brought the community out in force for the annual Gallatown Gala at the weekend.

The event held in the Gallatown Park on Saturday drew one of the largest turnouts since it began, and the good weather lasted throughout the afternoon.

Youngsters on the bike track.

Youngsters on the bike track.

Donations, gifts and support poured in from local businesses and a very special gala cake was made and donated by Denise from Glens Bakers.

The gala had a visit from Roary Rover, the Raith Rovers mascot who proved so irresistible that committee member Anne Anderson had to get a cuddle.

The event’s regular twirlers, New Generation put on a colourful display along with Suzette’s Twirlers, and Jean Ritchie, events co-ordinator from Asda came along with a donation of fruit and refreshments for the children.

Activities included face-painting and the Animal Man with his mini zoo; bouncy castles and games.

Anne Anderson with Roary Rover.

Anne Anderson with Roary Rover.

There was also a cake decoration stall, clay model making, seed potting, races and a bike track, and the younger visitors had a ball.

Margaret Allan, chairman of the Gallatown Gala Committee said: “I am delighted to be part of such a great team who, with funding and support form the local area budget, YMCA Kirkcaldy and Link-up the Gallatown, made this day such a great success.”