Ex Cornets Annual Quiz Night
LAUDER COMMON RIDING WEEK 2021
Provisional Timetable - Subject To Change
Sunday 1st August
Kirkin' O' The Cornet 11.30am Lauder Parish Church
Children's Sports & Family Fun Day
Monday 2nd August
Apprentice Ride 10.00am Leaves from Castle Riggs (Public Park)
Ex-Cornets Dinner 7 for 7.30pm Lauderdale Hotel
Tuesday 3rd August
Bowling Competition - Ex-Cornets vs. Twenty10 11.00am Lauder Bowling Club
Family Cycle Ride (see posters for more info) 5.30 for 6.00pm Thirlestane Castle
Exiles Reunion 8.00pm Public Hall
Wednesday 4th August
Fancy Dress Parade
Entrants on foot assemble in The Avenue
Vehicles assemble in Market Place
Childrens Judging from 6.15pm
Adults Judging from 6.45pm
Categories: 2 years and under
3 & 4 years
5 & 6 years
7, 8 & 9 years
All couples under 10 - The Landells' Plate
Best Group under 10 - The Bank of Scotland Cup
Best Dressed Lady / Gentleman
Best Family Group
Parade Led by Stow Pipe Band 8.00pm
Thursday 5th August
Children's Show organised by Lauder Play Club 2.30pm Lauder Community & Leisure Centre
Preliminary Ride Out 6.15pm Horses leave from The Avenue
Friday 6th August
Duck Race 2.00pm Thirlestane Castle Car Park
Nicht Afore the Morn Concert 7.30pm Lauder Primary School
Admission £4 (OAPs & Children £1)
Cornet will be presented with the Cornet's Cup
SATURDAY 7th AUGUST 2021 - COMMON RIDING DAY
Cornet's March 7.00am Lauderdale Hotel to Town Hall
Led by Selkirk Silver Band
Riders Assemble 7.30am Behind Town Hall
Presentation of the Burgh Standard to Cornet 8.00am Town Hall
By Lady Busser
Cornet leads the Cavalcade round the Burgh
Riders Arrive at the Waterin' Stane 9.50am approx
Riders Arrive at the War Memorial 11.30am approx
Wreath presented to Cornet
Concluding Ceremony 12.00 noon Town Hall
Bussin' of Cornet's Colours by Lady Busser
'Gig On The Rig' 2.00 to 6.30pm Public Park
Whilst every care has been taken by the organising committee and relevant landowners in facilitating these events, the committee and landowners will not be responsible for any injury to any person taking part in any way whatsoever in the event, and not liable for and damage resulting from any acts or omissions of any participants or spectators. It is the responsibility of those taking part, or their legal guardians in the case of minors, to ensure that participants have appropriate and adequate insurance cover for personal injury and third party cover and that they take all reasonable steps to ensure their own safe participation in the events. In particular in relation to equestrian events, they are advised to ensure both they and their mount are both suitable and competent and that riders wear appropriate protective clothing, including approved headgear. Please note that the organising committee reserve the right to refuse any person from participating in the event. Please follow instructions from foot Stewards and mounted Marshalls. Safety of spectators, riders and horses is paramount.
Lauder Common Riding would like your help and assistance regarding spectator safety and car parking in and around the Burgh during Lauder Common Riding.
Wednesday, Fancy Dress Parade - No vehicles parked in The Avenue, Mid Row, Market Place and West High Street (except in lay-bys off A68).
Thursday, Preliminary Ride – No vehicles parked in The Avenue until after horses depart at 6.15 p.m.
Saturday – No vehicles parked in Mid Row, Market Place, West High Street, The Loan, The Row, Lower Back Road and Mill Wynd. All these areas will be marked with cones. At the Waterin’ Stane vehicles are requested to park in designated areas under the supervision of Stewards.
Respect must be shown to all riders and pedestrians. Spectators are asked to stand a safe distance from the cavalcade at all times and do not try to cross the path of any horses. In event of any problem or emergency please immediately notify the nearest foot Steward or mounted Marshall.
Please help keep Lauderdale tidy. Any litter should be deposited in the nearest bin or taken home.