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Lang Reel This re-enactment was staged as part
of the celebrations to mark the updating of
the Collieston Harbour Act of 1894 with the
Collieston Harbour revision Order 1991. The
traditional musicians from the band Hallyracket
who provided the music, also researched the
Snowboules The French game of Boules or
Pentanque was introduced to NE Scotland
by French oil workers. It was embraced
with a passion in Collieston (and
particularly championed by Rear Admiral
Ritchie on his retirement back to
the village after heading the International
Hydrographic Institute in Monaco)
one of the highlights for the club
is the “snowboules” match
held every year on Boxing Day.
Burns The Millennium Burns Supper held in the
Gala Young musical talent (including
Collieston’s own “Spice Girls”)
perform at the 1998 Gala.
SNH visit The Forvie National Nature Reserve,
with its extensive dune system plays host
to numerous parties of school children on
environment studies trips.
Day Highlights of the 1998 Gala Day.
fancy dress Youngsters take part in the annual Gala
fancy dress parade and competition.
fishing declines Netsman Malcolm Forbes talks
about the decline in salmon fishing
along the coast between Aberdeen and
Salmon fishery The general location of the salmon bothy
and fishery along the shore of Forvie Moor.