Saturday July 28th,
saw the crowning of the new Gala Queen at the Riverside in Wick. Her
coronation took place at 7pm.
The evening was
marred by heavy & persistent showers, but this did not dampen the
spirits of the Floats or the accompanying street walkers.
The Gala Queen
This years' gala
queen is Faith Harper
The Parade of
With the ceremony
over, the royal carriage took Queen Faith Harper and her attendants, to the head of a procession of decorated floats.
A total of 8
floats were in the procession as were the usual collection of themed
was led off on a mini-tour around the town, by the Wick Royal British Legion Scotland, Pipe Band.