Lauder Common Riding 2012
Lauder Common Riding is one of the original Border Common Ridings and there is a reference to a ceremony in Town Council minutes of 1686
LAUDER COMMON RIDING
29TH JULY - 4TH AUGUST
SATURDAY 4th AUGUST - COMMON RIDING
Sports, parades, dances and concerts precede the main events on the Saturday when the Cornet receives the Burgh Flag at the Tollbooth. He leads the mounted cavalcade to the Watering Stane and onto the Burgess Cairn, the only boundary stone still in existence.
The proceedings conclude with a ceremony at the War Memorial and the return of the flag, with games and horse events in the afternoon.