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Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display

1st Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade 14th Annual Display was held in Loughaghery Presbyterian Church last Friday night.  The Guests of Honour were The Right Worshipful the Mayor - Councillor Jonathan Craig, the Mayoress - Mrs Yvonne Craig and the Rev. David McConaghy - Minister Emeritus and his wife Maxine; the Chairman was Bob Gibson.

The programme included:  March of the Day, Little Monkeys, Farmers, Foxes and Fowl, and the Little Cowboy - Anchor Boys; God Has the Power, Figure Marching, Team Games, P.E.and Drill Down - Juniors; P.E., Ready, Steady, Cook, Praise Group and Drill Down - Company Section.  Under the Captaincy of Trevor Bolton this is a very large and thriving Boys’ Brigade Company with a total of 117 boys and 13 officers on the roll.  Trevor reported that 7 boys, David Bolton, Matthew Arneil, John Bogle, Philip Wilson, Jason Brownlee, Stephen and Mark Cunningham are participating in the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and are working hard towards their expedition in July when they will head to France where they will walk from France into Italy across the Alps in a route covering 65 miles.

 

The Platform Party at Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display last Friday night:  L to R:  The Rev. David McConaghy - Minister Emeritus and his wife Maxine, The Right Worshipful the Mayor - Councillor Jonathan Craig and the Mayoress - Mrs Yvonne Craig with daughter Joanna. 

Junior Section pictured at Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display last Friday night.

Anchor Boys ready to perform Farmers, Foxes and Fowl at Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display last Friday night.

Three unlikey politicians prepare for the Ready, Steady Cook sketch at Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display last Friday night.  L to R: Philip Wilson - Edwin Poots; Neil Cunningham - Jonathan Craig (Mayor of Lisburn); Mathew Arneil - Mavis (one of the BB Leaders); and John Bogle - Dr. Ian Paisley.  Jason Brownlee compered the sketch.

The Mayoress - Mrs Yvonne Craig presenting the Queen’s Badge Certificate to James McConkey, and the Right Worshipful the Mayor - Councillor Jonathan Craig presenting the Queen’s Badge Certificate to Stephen Cunningham.  The picture was taken at Loughaghery Boys’ Brigade Display last Friday night.