Denise set for her big day

220212 Kirkliston gala day 2012 queen elect Denise Tulloch 12.
220212 Kirkliston gala day 2012 queen elect Denise Tulloch 12.

KIRKLISTON is already gearing up for its gala day and one lucky girl has been chosen to lead the procession.

Denise Tulloch (12) is the Kirkliston gala queen-elect for 2012 and she’s already got it all planned out.

When her name was drawn out of a hat, Denise said: “I felt really really shocked, surprised and happy. I didn’t think it would happen so it was a nice surprise.”

Hopes are high that the sun will be shining on Saturday, June 9, but Denise will be loving it whatever happens.

She added: “I’m most looking forward to getting to ride in a nice, fancy car. I’ve already got a dress - I wanted something white and puffy with small straps that I could wear with a white cardigan. When I told my gran about it, she offered me her wedding dress. I’m getting it altered and it’s really nice.

“I’m really going to enjoy the day. It’ll be twice as special as it’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year and we’re going to decorate our house like a palace.”

The family who live in Allan Park also includes mum Sandra (42), dad Alexander (44), and sisters Samantha (14) and Joanna (10) and white bunny Toffee, who are very proud of their girl. In her spare time, Denise enjoys dancing, playing the trombone, going to Guides, drawing, and rabbits.

nAlison Bruce was nominated by the village to be this year’s Crowner, due to her involvement with the school, her enthusiasm and contribution made to various community groups as well as supporting friends and colleagues in charity fundraising activities.


Queen: Denise Tulloch

Lady In Waiting: Eilidh Vaughan

Queen of the Fairies: Evie Coyle

Queen of the Flowers: Billie Ramsay

Flower Girls: Becca Mabon, Lucy Gray, Katie-Lee Moore, Kirsty Hay, Lauren Corson, Kaylee Shaw, Katherine Christie, Rachel Stuart, Katie Bradshaw, Heather Lawson, Elizabeth Bramwell, Alex Mcfarlane, Cara Westwater, Aimee Borthwick, Iona Maitland, Nicole Olsson

Herald: Stephan Carruthers

Champion: James Martin

Crown Bearer: Connor MacPhie

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