Banffshire Coast News

Macduff is the place to be on Sunday 20th August with the Macduff Lifeboat Gala and Friends of Tarlair Gala taking place.

Macduff is THE place to be on Sunday 20th August with two great events taking place.

Firstly Macduff sees the return of the biennial lifeboat gala at Macduff Harbour from 11am - 4pm.  The event will be welcoming colleagues from RNLI Buckie Lifeboat & Fraserburgh Lifeboat

It is also hoped that the last all-weather lifeboat to be stationed in Macduff, the Douglas Currie, will be coming to Macduff again this year.

Helicopter! Subject to operational requirements, there will be a HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Inverness coming in to Banff Bay between Macduff and Banff.

Safety Checks, once again free lifejacket safety checks will be offered. 

Live music we have some great live music lined up for you this year.

Outside on the harbour the almost legendary Crew BBQ will be fired up, serving burgers, hotdogs & fish.

In the Fish Market there will be lots of fund raising stalls, Raffles, Bottle stall, Gin & Whisky Trail, Face Painting 
and a new food area Bistro 804 where you can get a fly cup and a fancy piece, or soup and a sandwich.

Stormy Stan will be making an apperance during the day as well.

Next up on the agenda for the day if the Friends of Tarlair Annual Gala at Tarlair Pool from 12 midday to 4pm.

The annual Friends of Tarlair Pool Gala features:

5th NECBS Bike Show including memrobilia


Appearance from TROLLS

Banff Castle Pipe Band

Open Mike Slots

Model Boats

Pony and trap rides

Bouncy Castle

Food Stalls


Craft Stalls

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