Welcome to the Official Website for 
COURT of the DEACONS of the ANCIENT and ROYAL BURGH of LINLITHGOW
Scottish Charity No SC 044893

 

The Riding of the Marches of the Ancient and Royal Burgh of Linlithgow is a tradition dating back to the 16th century. In the 21st century the Riding is essentially just as it was in the early years of the 20th and the thriving Deacons’ Court will continue to organise the Riding on the first Tuesday after the second Thursday in June every year.
 

You can find out about the history of The Marches and information about Marches Day from the pages indexed on the menu bar above.
 

The important dates for the 2020 Marches Riding are

1st Deacons Night- Saturday 6th June
Marches Perambulation - Wednesday 10th June

Crying of the Marches- Friday 12th June

2nd Deacons Night- Saturday 13th June

Marches Day- Tuesday 16th June

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Deacons Court Ladies Summer Showcase
Tuesday, 11th June 2019
7.30pm
Local businesses will be showcasing some of their products and there will be the opportunity to try some samples or even make some special purchases!
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DOWNLOAD MARCHES DOCUMENTS

Bicycle Entry Form - DOWNLOAD HERE
Deacons Entry Form  - DOWNLOAD HERE
Marches Float Entry Form - DOWNLOAD HERE
Prize Categories and Safety Info  - DOWNLOAD HERE
The Role of a Deacon Form - DOWNLOAD HERE

PROVOST'S WRESTLING DINNER
Friday 14th June
7.30pm in the Marches Marquee
Tickets - £30pp

Countdown to Marches Day

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