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Events in Borders

Common Riding

An event in June in Borders
various locations
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A week long celebration of both the capture of an English Flag in 1514 by the youth of Hawick at Hornshole Bridge and the ancient custom of riding the boundaries of the common land.

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More Events in Borders in May

Point to Point Horse Racing , Galashiels

Needlework at Traquair, Traquair House, Innerleithen

The Scottish All Rover Rally, Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

Antiques Fair , Mellerstain House, Gordon

Brit Quote:
The martyr sacrifices themselves entirely in vain. Or rather not in vain; for they make the narrow narrower - Florence Nightingale
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On this day:
The Last public hanging - 1868, Prince of Wales Opens Vauxhall Bridge - 1906, British Find Oil in Persia - 1908, First Female Magistrate Appointed - 1913, First ever Glyndebourne - 1934
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