SOME SAY THE BIGGEST , CERTAINLY THE MOST UNIQUE EVENT OF THE YEAR —WILL YOU BE THERE ? IT’S THIS SUNDAY IT’S HERE IN DUNOON AND IT’S FREE

Written by on 10/07/2014

COME AND BE PART OF THIS VERY SPECIAL HISTORY MAKING DAY PRESENTED FOR YOU BY 

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The Queen’s Baton Relay will travel through  Argyll and Bute  on Sunday 13 July, with  the Relay setting  off from Appin to travel to Oban, Lochgilphead, Inveraray and  end its journey in Dunoon.

The Relay is being organised by Glasgow 2014 in partnership with Commonwealth Games Scotland and with support locally from the council.

The Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay is the curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games and symbolises the coming together of all Commonwealth nations and territories in preparation for the Games. The council will work with Glasgow 2014 to make it a success for our people and our area. It really is something to look forward to.”

Celebrations to help celebrate this great event will take in Dunoon Stadium when an afternoon and early evening of entertainment and activities will take place and Free as there shall be no charge into the Stadium

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Dunoon Community Radio Presenters will be at our DCR97.4FM Radio Marquee  Situated at the side of the Big Celebration  Stage informing you of what’ where and when events will be happening in the stadium and on the Big Celebration Stage

You may even  see your favourite DCR97.4 FM presenters  introducing some of the big line up of incredible talent that will be performing on the stage as listed below.

We look forward to meeting as many listeners as possible pleeeeeese come and say Hello.

The entertainment and activities is advertised as being in three groups

CULTURAL ACTIVITY

headed by BAGS OF ROCKS (Heavy Rock Band with Great Higland Bagpipes)

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SUPPORTED BY

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HERON VALLEY CEILIDH BAND 

SPORTS COME AND TRY headed by ONE MILE FUN RACE.

FUN ACTIVITIES headed by KIDS CARNIVAL RIDES  

Everyone is invited to the Celebration starting with   

THE QUEENS BATON RELAY  

‘ONE MILE CELEBRATION RACE EVENT  at Dunoon Stadium.

Starts 12 noon

 Lot’s of  activities for all the family to enjoy

Kids Carnival Rides                                                                                                                                        

Bouncy Castle                                   Hoots Owls – Birds of Prey

Chainsaw Crafts                               Trampoline (Bungee)

Bungee Run                                         Bucking Bronco

Face Painting                                      Funky Chicken

Clowns Pirate Theatre                   Stadium Tam

Storyteller                                  Absurdist Pipe Band                                                                                                            

Science Centre                                  Police Horses

Drum Workshop                               Gymnastics Display                                                                                                       

 

COME AND TRY ACTIVITIES An opportunity to have a go at —

Cowal Rugby Club                                            Local Shinty Clubs

Dunoon Youth Football League   &     Dunoon Amateur Football Club

Castle Tennis Club                                            Quay Fitness

Highland Dancing                 with                 Christina Cairns

                                             Gymnastics

 and for your entertainment some of the finest entertaimers all with Cowal connections 

 THE MAIN EVENTS ON THE MAIN STAGE 

2.30pm Whistlefield and Cowal Pipe Band

2.50pm JoAnne’s Dancers

3.05pm Giant Zumba with Louise

3.30pm Heron Valley (four-piece Ceilidh Band)

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4.30pm Tina Cairns Dancers

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5.00pm BAGS OF ROCK (Heavy Rock with the Great Highland Bagpipes)

And for that all important Official Part of this very special History making day

6.15pm Official Speeches

6.35pm Arrival of first Baton into the Stadium

 

Arrival march piped by Whistlefield and Cowal Pipe Band

7.00pm Baton Bearers release balloons

7.15pm Farewell to the Baton -The Choral Club and local schoolchildren sing ‘Here’s To All Our Commonwealth

 

 

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