The Bower Girls will lead the pageant to the crowning platform with our Knights, shortly followed by our white and rainbow Fairy Queens and their attendants who will march in slow step to where they will take up their positions.
They will be followed by the Flower Queen and her attendants, the Queen of Hearts, the Knave of Hearts bearing the crown, and gift bearers.
The Senior and Junior Heralds will accompany our 2016 Gala Day Queen Miss. Emma Parker to the platform
A piper will announce the arrival of Miss. Ruby East. A loan piper will accompany Miss. Ruby East, Queens Champion and Ladies in Waiting where they will take up their respective positions on the platform.
The Proclamation is read by the Senior Herald Liam Kidney. Miss. Ruby East kneels, The Crown Bearer offers the crown to Queen Emma Parker who crowns our 2017 Queen Ruby East
God save the Queen is played as Queen Ruby sits on the throne. The sceptre bearer presents the sceptre to our new Queen. The knaves present bouquets to Queen Ruby, the ladies in waiting and our previous Gala Day Queen Miss. Emma Parker
The royal party then leaves the platform to take up their positions in the cars and floats ready for the procession.