Final preparations for weekend's gala

Organisers hope that the possibility of rain will not stop up to 4,000 people from turning out to Shelf Gala tomorrow.

Friday, 1st July 2016, 4:03 pm
Updated Friday, 1st July 2016, 5:07 pm
Shelf Gala 2015.

The event will feature 36 stalls, a fairground, and live music and performers throughout the day.

The procession will leave the Shelf Industrial Site car park at 12.45pm and arrive at Shelf Hall Park at around 1.15pm.

Gala chairman Trevor Priestley said: “It should be a good day, we usually get one.”

Acts performing on the day will include reggae outfit Selah Sounds and Imperial Crusaders marching band,

There will be performances from dance groups, a dog show and local schools will compete in a five-a-side football tournament.

This year’s gala ambassador was named as Megan Harris.

The gala will run from 1pm until around 5pm.