Welcome to Coldingham Gala and Country Fayre, an event which has been running annualy since 1977.

With a varied programme from live stage acts, craft stalls, car boot, funfair rides, free magic show, kids entertainment and much more including special activites for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee their is fun for all the family. The gala is only made possible each year due to our many generous Sponsors

The Gala will be held on the playing field off School Road, offering a varied programme of events and activities for all the family. All money raised will benefit local charities.
Entry: £3.00 Adult, £1.50 Child (under 14), £1.50 Concessions (OAP 65+), £7.00 Family (2 adults & 2 children), Under 3's free. Additonal info on parking, bus timetable on Flyer

Great for Kids !!

Every primary-aged child in fancy-dress will get free entry at the gate.Multiple Kids Activities including: Funfair rides, bouncy castle, free magic shows and kids entertainer and free face-painting.

Slaters Funfair : for infants right through to adults. Slaters have provided all the fun of the fair here at Coldingham Gala for a number of years. They always bring a variety of different rides for all to enjoy.

Gladys ChuckleButty : Gladys will have you laughing the whole way through her excellent magic shows and kids entertainment. Great fun for everyone.

Great for Adults !!

Live Music and Stage Acts - 3 Doors Down, Coldingham Ukuleles, Lynella School of Highland Dancers, Frank Stride Quintet, Andrew Valentine, Steve Morrison, Luna Negra Tribal Dance and more ...

Full Bar, Teas, Food Stalls, Car Boot Sale, Dog Show, Craft Stalls, Tombola, Tug o' War, Slater's Fairground Rides and more ...

Car Boot : "One mans trash is another mans treasure". Contact Daniel to book a space (07778986607) or email

Craft Tent : A massive variety of choice from our ever or so telented crafters in and around Coldingham. Packed to the rafters with hand made items. Always a busy place with over 30 tables to browse.

Bar : The favourite attraction for some. With locally sourced craft beers and ciders, why not enjoy a drink while watching the acts on stage which in conveniently next to the bar.

Forte Bros Catering : From ice cream to fish and chips, Fortes have you covered. With 4 different vans on site the choice is yours. They have been serving the local area with quality food for generations.

Tea Tent : If you are not for the bar or happen to be the unlucky one who's driving then our tea tent is the place for you. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, kids drinks, homemade cakes and tray bake. Hotdogs available in the tent next door.

Tug of War : Back for 2022 with teams around the village competing. This tradition goes back to the first ever Coldingham Gala 'Sports Day' in 1977.

BARK (Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels)

This year due to staff shortages they will confine themselves to a Pet Show which will comprises of:

A 'Music Sit' Class - A very amusing game where the dogs have to sit when the music stops (Interesting !!)

Six classes of a Fun dog show to be judged with prizes being awarded - prizes will be provided by BARK

There is no requirement for pre-entry and its any dog on the field which fits, or nearly fits, within the category announced.

This will take place between 1pm - 4pm.

BARK will not make any charge for the dog show. Normally BARK charge £2 per entry, but as there is an entry fee to enter the field on the day they will probably have donation buckets about. Please be generous and support this wonderful cause


If you wish to book a stall in the marquee, reserve a car boot space, provide catering os something else then please select the appropriate link below. The links trigger the default email client to be opened for you to complete. Please note that the link below does require a default email client to be setup on your device.

Alternately for Car Boot and Craft Stalls contact Daniel (07778986607), for all other General Enquiries contact Bobby (01890 771492). Craft Stall £20, car boot £5, small van £8, large van & trailer £10

Type of Enquiry Email link/address
Car Boot Space
Craft Stall

Sponsors for 2022

For sponsorship enquiries contact Bobby Kerr (01890 771492) or email As a Sponsor your name appear on our home page and you will receive many other benefits including sponsorship passes. Late Sponsorship will be advertised on Day of the Gala

  • Scottish Borders Council, Aye Been Brewing Company (Eyemouth), Coldingham Society
  • Coldingham Community Council, The Parish Church of Coldingham & St.Abbs
  • Andrews Garage (Coldingham), The Crafty Boo (Coldingham), The Old Smiddy Cafe (St Abbs)
  • Border Buses (Berwick-Upon-Tweed), Ahlstrom-Munksjő Ltd (Chirnside), TRS Ribbons (Foulden)
  • Hannah Redden Hairdressing (Coldingham), Coldingham Loch Fly Fishery (Coldingham)
  • SPAR (Coldingham), Eric Pearson (Coldingham Pottery), Duncan Weddell & Co Web Design (Coldingham)
  • Morrisons Supermarket (Berwick-Upon-Tweed), The Anchor Inn (Coldingham), St Vedas Surf Shop (Coldingham)
  • The Brew Barn (Coldingham), Pete Walker Butchers (Coldingham), Whinney Farm (Coldingham)
  • The New Inn (Coldingham), Old Bakery Antiques (Coldingham), Jarvis Pickle (Eyemouth)
  • D.R. Collin & Son Ltd (Eyemouth), Nick Scott - (labour solutions to companies)
  • Ms Jane Foulis - Stone Tortoise (Coldingham), Coldingham Luckenbooth Post Office
  • Simpsons Malt Ltd including McCreath Simpson & Prentice (Berwick-Upon-Tweed)


Coldingham Playing Field, School Road, Coldingham, Berwickshire, TD14 5NS

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