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9am, Many old Cameronians and their Families have travelled from near and far Started to gather in a village in rural Lanarkshire called Douglas, home of the Cameronians. Greeting each other with firm handshakes and a hug or two. The car park by Douglas Victoria Bowling Club becomes a mass of Douglas Tartan, the tartan of their regiment.

9 30am, The Cameronian Regimental Flag is raised once again over the village as it does every year.

10am, Church service in St Brides Church (please note not the Old Kirk in centre of village).

Between church and Conventicle times you may wander the village, have a cuppa in St Brides Centre or local cafes, visit heritage museum, various Covenanter sites and more.

The flag will be flying by this at the Cairn on the edge of the moorland, Covenanter Country close where the regiment was raised and where it disbanded fifty years ago.

Some will have visited the statue of James Douglas, the Earl of Angus, paying homage to the son of the mighty House of Douglas who in part raised their regiment all those years back in 1689.

2pm, Conventicle starts at Cameronian Memorial Cairn in the grounds of Douglas and Angus Estates. The congregation has gathered, the all clear has been given to the Padre, the service will begin.

The estate grounds are a working farm area so please respect estate grounds farm animals  and wildlife.

Please note that the above schedule will be added as we confirm events and organisations for the day.

Many thanks Committee Cameronians (SR) Families Association.

 

Afternoon parade route to cairn.

 

The parade will follow the route taken by the regiment on disband day. Exact times to follow.

Parade will assemble Addison drive 13.00 for 13.15 March off proceed ayr rd ..main st......path head ...Blue tower...Pause Briefly at statue of Earl of Angus to salute...crabtree st...main St.....entering douglas ad Angus Estate to proceed to cairn arriving approx 13 50.

Within 200 metres or yards of Cairn members of 1 Scots will pause briefly, standard bearers of the Cameronians will change then proceed at Rifles marching pace of 140 paces per minute.

1 Scots, Cameronians and Bands along with any contingent of 6 Scots and Cadets by the Cairn. Dignitaries, Clergy and Picquets will be within the fence surrounding Cairn.

Cameronian parade master will then March on standard, give all clear to Clergy Revd Cleland and the service shall commence.

 

Please note only first Aid responders cars will be parked close to cairn, cars will be directed to parking areas.

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