On the day volunteers

The Gala team are always looking for on the day volunteers who can donate their time and skills.

If it's all day or even just a couple of hours, we welcome anyone who wants to lend a hand and pitch in

For more information or to volunteer your time at Oughtibridge Gala, please contact us .

Morning Set Up

When - 6am on gala morning

Where - Coronation Park

What's involved?:

  • Putting up marquees

  • Setting out the arena

  • Putting out chairs

  • Setting up signage

As a thank you, all who help during morning set up will be given free refreshments and bacon sandwiches for their help and support.

Refreshments Prep

When - 8:30am on gala morning

Where - Oughtibridge Chapel, Church Street

What's involved?:

  • Cutting cakes into portions

  • Sealing cakes in cake boxes

  • Prepping fresh fruit

  • Portioning condiments such as jam and cream

Parade Marshalling

When - 8:30am on gala morning

Where - See the parade route HERE

What's involved?:

  • Ensuring the parade sticks to it's established route

  • Keeping the public safe at all times

 

Running a Gala Game

When - 11am - 4pm on gala day

Where - Coronation Park

What's involved?:

  • Taking Money

  • Running one of our games

  • Issuing prizes to winners

Staffing the Catering Pavilion

When - 11am - 4pm on gala day

Where - Coronation Park

What's involved?:

  • Serving Teas, Coffees and Cakes

  • Taking Payments

  • Cleaning down 

Take Down and Tidy Up

After the Gala has finished there is a lot of work to be done.  We need to do everything from taking down marquees to litter picking.

When - 5pm on Gala Day

Where - Coronation Park

What's involved?:

  • Taking down marquees

  • Loading storage containers

  • Emptying bins

  • Litter picking

  • Equipment transport

Sports Night - Race Marshals

When - Oughtibridge Sports Night

Where - Coronation Park

What's involved?:

  • Setting up equipment for races

  • Ensuring rules and safety 

  • Handing out 1st 2nd and 3rd places in children's races

  • Manning the Gala Chase route ensuring runner are following the correct path
  • ensuring the safety of runners of the Gala Chase

Sports Night - Race Tail Runners

When - 8:30am on gala morning

Where - Oughtibridge Chapel, Church Street

What's involved?:

  • Encourage the runners at the back of the field

  • Make sure we leave no-one behind.

  • Telling the marshals as you pass them that they can collect their signs and return to the park

For more information or to volunteer your time at Oughtibridge Gala, please contact us 

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