Caton Gala 2017 welcomes you to.....

Be sure to get Saturday 10th June in your Diary for this years Caton Gala!

Pictures are now judged and all the lucky winners have been included in the programme. The programme is hurtling toward completion ready to land in schools prior to the day so do't forget to pick your copy up!

As ever we are always on the look out for new members, ideas or even just a helping hand on the day - keep your eyes on The Link for meeting dates or simply Contact Us

Sadly, we didn't get chance to take many photos from 2016 so if you got a few snaps of the day that you would be happy to share please email them over and we'll get them published

This year we have a fantastic array of shows and entertainment lined up for you. Along with all of our side attractions & fairground rides this year you can wonder at the following attractions!

Mark Wylie & The Drakes of Hazzard

Mark Wylie with his sheepdog and duck display team will bring a fantastic crowd-pleasing demonstration to the Gala. This show will entertain, enthral, enchant and educate any audience both young and old alike! -The Drakes of Hazzard

Martin Scott Price - Punch & Judy and Magic

Martin has performed and hosted at major venues, with over 35 years of experience. Bringing his Punch & Judy show back to Caton Gala along with some of his magic he is sure to keep the young and young at heart entertained all afternoon! - Martin Scott Price

Batala Samba Reggae Band

Providing this years procession beat and on the field musical entertainment are the Batala Drummers. Back once again if you haven't seen them at the Gala you may have heard their Samba beats somewhere else, either way they will be sure to make you move! Batala Lancaster

Lancaster Bee Keepers

An exciting addition to this year event is the Lancaster Bee Keepers. Ever fancied making your own honey? Pop over to the tent to take a look at a hive and ask some questions! Lancaster BeeKeepers!


Come over all of a quiver with Northern Archery, learn some new skills or simply have some fun against your friends. Northern Archery will guide you to make sure you are right on target!!
Northern Archery

Classic Bikes

The ever popular Classic Bike Show once again makes a return to the features on the field. Pop along to take a look at the polished examples of motorcycle history.

Craft Tents

This year there will be two large marquees featuring local hand crafted goods. There is always plenty to see and buy and this is one of the many popular attractions at Caton Gala. If you are interested in having a stall in the Craft Tent at this year's gala, please contact Louise Stevens

Programme of Events
11.00 Floats assemble at the Black Bull
11.25 Parade leaves the Black Bull
12.00 Parade arrives on the field
12.10 Judging of the Fancy Dress Main Arena
12.45 Crowning of the Gala Queen and Presidents address Main Arena
12.55 The Windmill Race Line Up Main Arena
13.00 The Windmill Race Start Main Arena
13.05 Batala Band Main Arena
13.30 Drakes of Hazzard Main Arena
14.00 Children's Races Main Arena
15.00 Windmill Race Pesentation Main Arena
15.10 Raffle Draw
15.35 Drakes of Hazzard Main Arena
16.05 Corio Raptors - Birds of prey Main Arena
16.20 Motorcycle Display Presentation
& grand parade of bikes and tractors
17.00 Finish

The Dog Show

Bay Vets are excited to announce the classes for the dog show they are hosting at Caton Gala 2017

The dog show will start at 2pm, entry costs £2 per class and ALL the proceeds will be donated to charity.

Now the important bit! Here are the classes, plenty of time to start grooming and preening and you'd better sort the pets out too!!

  • Dog that most looks like their owner (fancy dress encouraged for this class!)
  • Lovliest Lady
  • Most Handsome Dog
  • Best Rescue
  • Best Golden Oldie (over 10 years old)
  • Best Trick
  • Young Handler

There will be lots of prizes and rosettes for all the winners and a small treat for all participants.

Enter on the day at the Bay Vets Tent where we will also have 'Doggy Operation', a giant version of the classic 'Operation' game to test your surgical skills! Sweets for all who succeed in success!

Back by popular demand The Caton Gala Cake Bake

Bake off fans test your baking skills in the WI's cake competition at this years Gala. Prizes and certificates for the 3 categories.

Victoria sponge 8 inches, 2 tiers sandwiched with raspberry jam. (All ages)

A Show-Stopper (up to 12 inches) based on the Gala theme of 'The Countryside' (All ages) Let your imagination run wild.

Finally for ages 14 and under 3 small cakes of any type and combinations (cup cakes, crispy cakes, fairy cakes- whatever you fancy)

Deliver your entry's to the W I table in the craft tent between 10.30 and 11.30, when the Gala starts come and find out if you have won!

Don't forget to try out all the cakes and tasty treats on sale in W.I Tent too!!

Do you have some ideas for the Gala, would you like to help on the day or be invloved in someway? Whatever your question use the links below to contact the commitee members at the Gala or pop along to one of our meetings which are held at The Station Hotel, Caton at 20:00 on the first Wednesday of each month

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook too!

Use the links below to access archived images and audio from years gone by

Use the links below to download forms for the drawing competion and Gala queen/attendant application

"Caton Gala" is operated by "Caton Gala Limited" a company limited by guarantee.
Company Registration number: 06774810.
Registered Office: 30 Hornby Road, Caton, Lancaster, LA2 9QS