MARCHES DAY

05.00

Flutes and Drummers parade through the Burgh, Linlithgow Bridge and Blackness rousing the inhabitants and visiting the homes of the Provost and Bennie family before visiting the Brig where they are hosted by Barbara Braithwaite MBE

 

06.00

Pipes and Drum follow the same route as the flutes to provide a second wake up call

 

07.00

The Linlithgow Reed Band provide a moment of reflection as they perform the 23rd psalm at the West Port before making their way to the home of the Provost

 

08.00

The Provost's Party takes breakfast in the town hall

 

10:30

Provost's Party, Round Table, Rotary, 41 Club and Dyers march to the Palace to fraternise

 

11.00

Procession moves off west from The Cross to Linlithgow Bridge to the sound of the Linlithgow Reed Band playing The Roke *

 

12.00

Procession from Linlithgow Bridge to Lowport and then to Blackness

 

13.15

The Civic party lay wreaths at the war memorial in Blackness to honour those who march no more

 

13.45

Fencing of the Court at Castle Hill, Blackness. Installation of Baron Bailie

 

14.15

The Provost's party lunch in the Marquee in Blackness

 

17.00

Grand Finale - the Procession goes three times round the Cross Well