THE ROAD TO PINKIE
Prequel Events


BORDERS HERITAGE FESTIVAL - "Lighting the Borders" Opening Event
(Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology Signature Event)

Saturday 2 September 2017
ATTACK ON HUME CASTLE!
Hume Castle, Hume
1pm onwards
Living history camp, drill training, skirmishes and a representation of the castle’s fortunes in 1547-8, including Lady Hume’s surrender. Archaeological walks and tours, pop-up storytelling, Northumbria piper, hog roast, medieval food, and the Smailholm Singers!

Sunday 3 September 2017
ASSAULT ON THE FORT!
Eyemouth Fort, Eyemouth
12pm onwards
We begin in Eyemouth centre with a reading of the Duke of Somerset’s Proclamation to the People of Scotland, followed by a procession to the Fort to view a series of skirmishes over the original Tudor defences. An exhibition and video presentation will be housed in the adjoining caravan park and VR at Eyemouth Museum. There will be 3 calls to arms throughout the afternoon.




Thursday 7 September - Sunday 10 September 2017
THE MARCH TO PINKIE
From Eyemouth to Pinkie Battlefield

Two members of the Lothian Levy re-enactment society will follow the line of the English invasion of 1547, from Eyemouth fort to the bloody battlefield at Pinkie. Be sure to give them a wave or stop for a chat if you see them!


Sunday 10 September 2017
COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE
Memorial Stone, off Salters Road, Wallyford
1pm

The Old Musselburgh Club's annual commemorative service in memory of those who fell at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh.