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Stratheden Hospital near Cupar is holding a gala day to commemorate the hospitals 150th anniversary.  It will be held on Saturday, 2nd July from 1.30pm until 4pm.  Bill Pagan will open the gala day, he is the great grandson of William Pagan, who was the lead committee member that commissioned the original hospital.

The hospital first opened in 1866 and became known as Stratheden Hospital with the birth of the National Health Service in 1948.

Traditionally, Stratheden Hospital held a gala every year and it has been brought back specially to mark the hospitals massive milestone.

A key part of the festivities will be an exhibition of materials detailing the 150-year history that includes items provided by the Cupar Heritage Society and locals who have a connection with the hospital. 

The gala day will have a beat the goalie, coconut shy, bouncy castle, bungee run and stalls including a tombola, bric-a-brac, plant sale, cakes and books/dvds.

Those attending are asked to enter the Stratheden site via the Playfield Institute entrance.