Veterans Day and TA100 Parade - Edinburgh July 26th

Looks like a good day but seems to be suffering from really bad publicity, even the Veterans website only mentions it is happening with no details!

To celebrate Veterans Day, the Centenary of the Territorial Army and The Pipers' Trail a series of events are taking place in Edinburgh on 26 July 2008.

Edinburgh events website

Veterans website

Edinburgh Evening News story - June 6th

The Pipers Trail - MOD News

Pipers Trail website


Details are listed below.

1130 : Presentation of Veteran badges by Lord Provost in front of Holyrood Palace, with Major General GOC David McDowell

11.45 - 12.15 : Golden Lions Parachute Display in Holyrood Park (weather permitting).

1230: Parade proceeds up the Royal Mile, arriving at West Parliament Square finishing by 2pm at the latest. This will feature The Pipers' Trail, Veterans, members of the Territorial Army and local pipers.

14.00 - 16.00: Stalls in Princes Street Gardens featuring Veterans Associations

1800: The Pipers Trail play "Jamie's Story" starts at Ross Band Stand in Princes St Gardens

22.30: Saltire of light to switched on, illuminating the nights sky over Edinburgh Castle

All events are free and are open to the general public.

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