Veterans Day and TA100 Parade - Edinburgh July 26th

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  1. 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.
  2. A quick bump that this is on today :D
  3. Any thoughts on how this went??