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Riding the Marches on Guid Nychburris Day.

07.40

Courier arrives at Academy Street and procession proceeds to Midsteeple

07.50

Courier arrives at Midsteeple for Proclamation Ceremony.


08.00

Cavalcade leaves Via High Street, Academy Street, Edinburgh Road.


08.15

Meet Pursuivant at Nunholm Road proceed to north side of railway bridge for stobbing and nogging. Carry on along Edinburgh Road turn right into Moffat Road to Waverly Hotel turn right into Lovers Walk to War Memorial.


08.35

Lay Wreath and proceed along Lovers Walk, left onto Academy Street for "Tounheid" Port Ceremony then the cavalcade proceed to English Street via High Street, Great King Street, Loreburn Street.


08.45

English Street "Lochmabengate" Port Ceremony then the cavalcade proceed to St Michaels Street via Annan Road, right onto Brooms Road to St Michaels Street.


09.00

St Michaels Street "Kirkgate" Port Ceremony, then the cavalcade proceed to the Mount Sydney Inn via St Michaels Street and Craigs Road.


09.30

Depart Mount Sydney and proceed to The Kingholm Gallop via Maidenbower, The Crichton Grounds, Kinholm Quay.


09.45

Kingholm Gallop.


10.10

Unfurl The Flag and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Castledykes.Principals only (followers muster outside Castledykes Gate).


10.20

Leave Castledykes and proceed to Maxweltown War Memorial via St Michaels Street, St Michaels Street Bridge, Pleasence Avenue, New Abbey Road (Only the Principals Party go to the War Memorial the rest of the Cavalcade enter Park Farm).


10.35

Memorial.


10.45 - 11.30

Horse Races at Park Farm (Dumfries Principals Do Not Take Part).


11.40

Leave Park Farm and proceed to Dalbeatie Road via New Abbey Road for stobbing and nogging then Proceed to Old Bridge via Buccleuch Street Bridge and White Sands.


11.50

"Brig Port" Gate ceremony at the Old Bridge.


12.00

Riders proceed up Bank Street, along the High Street to Academy Street and Edinburgh Road.


12.15

The Charter Ceremony and the Crowning of the Queen of the South.