NT5035 : The Galashiels Braw Lads' Gathering

taken 10 years ago, near to Galashiels, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

The Galashiels Braw Lads' Gathering
The Galashiels Braw Lads' Gathering
This is early in the morning ceremonial ride with the Braw Lad and Braw Lass and attendants representing the town of Galashiels, leading a large mounted following down Tweed Road towards Netherdale. The Braw Lad is carrying the Burgh Flag that he received from the president of the gathering at the Burgh Chambers at 8-00am where he vows to return it "unsullied and untarnished" at 12 noon at the closing ceremony. For more information on the Braw Lads' Gathering see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 July, 2007
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Event > Festival   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5004 3525 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.4966N 2:47.6759W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5010 3523
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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