Melrose Festival 2001

Programme Of Events

Updated: Note the Special Ride-Out

Sunday 17th June

Wreath laying at War Memorial10.45
Kirking of Melrosian in Parish Church11.00
Family Fun Day in Gibson Park14.00

Monday 18th June

Melrosians' Special Rideout, start Greenyards18.30
Concluding Ceremonies, Market Square20.15
Riders' Social, Millars Hotel21.00

Tuesday 19th June

Primary School Disco in Grammar School18.45

Wednesday 20th June

Fancy Dress Parade - assemble in Gibson Park
Disco to follow parade

Thursday 21st June

Installation of Melrosian and Crowning of Festival Queen in Melrose Abbey
(if wet in Parish Church)
Ex Melrosians' Association Dinner21.00

Friday 22nd June

Visit of Melrosian to local hospitals, homes, schools10.00 - 15.00
Festival Ball in grounds of St. Mary's School19.30 for 20.00

Saturday 23rd June
Tour of Ceremonies:

Melrose Square09.00
Darnick Tower11.15
Melrose Abbey12.00
Sports and picnic in Gibson Park14.30
Pipe Band Music in Melrose Square20.00
Conclusion of Festivities in Melrose R.F.C. Clubrooms22.00

Sunday 24th June

Melrose Cricket Club 'Sixes' at Huntlyburn11.00

Melrose Festival 2001