Armadale in Pictures

(2010 April- June)

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  Watson Park Armadale 17 June 2010.  KAP
Preparing for Gala Day 2010 - house decoration begins.

Gala Day 1935

Helen Frew, Queen of Hearts, crowned by Mrs J.M. Watt.

Photo supplied by Helen's daughter, Marion Kelly.

   Edinburgh Young Archaeologists' Club on an outing to Blackness Castle with Jim, John and Rosie of the West Lothian Archaeology Group   KAP June 2010
Rail construction in south Armadale, looking ~south.   KAP 31 May 2010

These are the principals in this year's Armadale Children's Gala Day on 19th June. Photo shows (L-R) Lanna Meek (Flower Queen); Molly  McDonald (reigning Queen of Hearts); Rebecca McComb (Queen of Hearts-elect); James Black (Champion); and Taryn McCartney (Fairy Queen).With them are the 1952 Queen, Mrs. Jessie Feeney and her Champion, Jack Drummond who will crown Rebecca in the ceremony in Watson Park. Photo courtesy of Armadale Camera Club

Knights of the Order of St John at Torphichen, with the former Prior, Sir James Stirling, centre-left.   The Priory of Scotland
John Holt opening the exhibition at West Calder Community Centre, to mark the completion of the excellent Shale Villages Project, before it travelled on to Winchburgh, Bridgend, Mid Calder and Pumpherston.

 Armadale Academy  KAP

 Armadale Academy   KAP
A warm welcome was assured at the Scottish Association of Family History Societies' 21st Annual Conference and Family History Fair, successfully hosted by West Lothian Family History Society on Saturday 17th April at Howden Park Centre, Livingston.
A New Stadium and Youth Academy for the Monarchs? See Here.

Past photos of stadium above

Fire in the old chapel on High Academy Street, Armadale.  25 May 2010 (see also below)
This image is Simon Reid


Video from James Grant

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