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150th Games a Triumph

9th Jul 2006

The 150th celebration of the Famous Alva Games was hailed as a huge success last night by Games Chairman, Ken McCaffrey. He could hardly keep the smile from his face as he reflected on the numbers of competitors who took part including 140 dancers from around the globe and a record…

Bingo Tea

29th Jun 2006

The November Bingo Tea was very well attended on the 22nd and the large turnout appreciated the festive theme of the prizes. There is no Bingo Tea in December due to the Christmas holidays but we return for the New Year on Wednesday 24th January at the usual time of…

150th Games Souvenirs on Sale

28th Jun 2006

The special souvenir edition of the Alva Games programme is now on sale at the Mill Trail Visitor Centre, Dalmore Centre and CAP office in Alva and at CAP offices throughout the county. Priced at just £2, it is filled with pictures, ancient and modern, history of games past and…

Civic Week Children's Events

23rd Jun 2006

ALVA FUN WEEK 3rd – 7th JULY 2006 To mark the 150th year of Alva Games, there will be a week of events and activities for children aged…

Civic Week Children's Programme

23rd Jun 2006

ALVA FUN WEEK 3rd – 7th JULY 2006 To mark the 150th year of Alva Games, there will be a week of events and activities for children aged…

Additional Night for Fun Fair

20th Jun 2006

The traditional fun fair - run as always by the Scottish Section of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain - which operates during games week has agreed to open for an extra night in 2006 to mark the 150th anniversary of the games. The rides and amusements will open at…

Civic Week Events Announced

13th Jun 2006

150th Alva Games Civic Week Activities Programme Saturday 1st July · Ceilidh in honour of the Alva Games, Cochrane Hall Sunday 2nd July Sponsored Dogathon for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Registration starts 9.30am Parade through Alva to the entrance of Cochrane park. Departs Alva Industrial…

Radio Scotland to broadcast live from the Games

20th May 2006

BBC Radio Scotland has announced that it will broadcast its "Main Event" programme live from the Games between 3pm and 5pm. Hosted by former Scotland rugby ace, John Beattie, the programme will feature a mixture of live commentaries, reports and interviews with competitors, official, guests and spectators as well as…

Radio Scotland broadcast live on Games Day

20th May 2006

BBC Radio Scotland has announced that it will broadcast its "Main Event" programme live from the 150th Games between the hours of 2pm and 4pm. Hosted by former Scotland Rugby ace, John Beattie, the programme will feature a mixture of live event commentaries, reports and interviews with competitors, officials and spectators.…