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 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 Kids (5-16), £1.50 Seniors (60+), £7.00 Family (2 adults & 2 children), Under 5's free.


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 - Frank Stride Quintet (Others still to be Confirmed), 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 talented 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 again for 2024 with teams around the village competing. This tradition goes back to the first ever Coldingham Gala 'Sports Day' in 1977.



It is an excellent opportunity to offer your wares to a wide range of customers, paid public entries in 2023 were over 2,000 and that with not the best of weather.

For craft and produce sellers we have a large Marquee, 30 metres long, with 3 rows of tables for craft and country goods. A few images of sellers in the Marquee from 2023

We will be taking bookings for sellers tables in the marquee early in the new year. Make an Enquiry


Raffle !!

To be Announced.



Dog Show

This year we are please to say the dog show will be run by Alexa's Canine Trust

Their focus is the rescue and rehoming of dogs into loving homes. They are are a small volunteer led charity consisting of 6 Trustees and at present 11 volunteers and came into being in 2022.

Many categories of a Fun dog show to be judged with small prizes being awarded.

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

Categories are obviously flexible on the day but typically best rescue/rehome, best golden oldie, waggiest tail/bottom, scruffiest, young handler up to 8, young handler 8-16 and supreme sausage snaffler !!

Rosettes for 1st - 3rd. Planned to take place between 2pm - 4pm.

There will be no charge for the dog show but as there is an entry fee to enter the field on the day.


Other Exhibitors

To be Announced.



If you wish to book a craft 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.

Car Boot Terms

Cars £8, Large Vans ( transit size ), or Cars with trailers £15 - Includes 1 admission . To be booked and paid in full in advance :

Craft & Produce Terms

£25, table & chair, provided. Includes 2 admissions. £15, deposit payable in advance.

Alternately for Car Boot and Craft Stalls contact Daniel (07778986607).

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


Sponsors for 2024

This section will be updated in due course.

For sponsorship enquiries 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


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


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