Sunday 26th May
Junior Whipman Rideout
Open to capable riders from P5 – S4 who reside in parish.
Best turned out horse and rider under 16 – Lyne Park Shield
Junior Race – T.P.I Equestrian Shield
Under 14 Race – Peter & Jill Bickley Shield
Friday 31st May
Floats Gather on The Lower Green
Float Judging Commences (see programme for details)
Installation of Whipman and Lass in the marquee on Lower Green Please come along and show your support
Grand Procession of Principals and Floats Led around the village by the newly installed Whipman and Lass, Alan and Susan and the West Linton & District Pipe Band
Entrants participate at their own risk.
Installation Ceilidh in the marquee. Drumaw Ceilidh Band. A celebration for the whole community. Licensed Bar. Tickets £5 now on sale from Rumbling Tams or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 1st June
Whipman Rideout Leaves the village
HARD HATS MUST BE WORN and BACK PROTECTORS ARE ADVISEABLE. ALL RIDERS MUST STAY BEHIND THE MARSHALS AND FOLLOW THEIR INSTRUCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE RIDE.
Rideout starts from Howieson Hall, Station Road. There will be a map of the route available so follow the rideout by car and watch the races. Waterston Trophy – Sashes Chase. Bank of Scotland Trophy – Winner of Open Chase.
Fancy Dress Competition (see programme for details) at the marquee. Fancy Dress Prize Giving in the marquee directly after judging.
Junior Fun Day The Lower Green. Balgonie Mews Cup, Junior Tug ‘o’ War, Lynedale Cup Obstacle race, Macgregor Cup & Young Trophy
Sunday 2nd June
Whipman Service. St. Andrews Church, time to be confirmed.
Cycle Rideout. Fun for all the family and all levels of fitness. Meet at Lower Green.
Map of route available in local shops. Cycle helmets must be worn.
Adult 5 a-side Football at New Moor Road
Teams by Invitation. Contact: Campbell Forsyth
Dog Show on Lower Green. (see programme for details) Cream teas served
Gun Dog Scurry
Monday 3rd June
Junior Football at the Lower Green. (Primary 4 to age 15) (The Abernethy Trophy)
Junior Netball at the Tennis Courts. (Primary 5 to age 14)
Cycle Races. Lower Green. Childrens races first. Cycle helmets must be worn.
Primary School Races.
Secondary School Races for S1 to age 14.
Mens Race (Graham Cup Event)
Womens Race (William Black Rose Bowl Event)
Tuesday 4th June
West Linton Toddlers Group Fun Day in the marquee.
Junior Disco in the Marquee Organised by West Linton School PTA
Pre-school – P3
P4 – P7
Wednesday 5th June
Cross Country Races (All Wednesday events will be held on the Lower Green)
Mens race (Jubilee Cup & Graham Cup Event)
Womens race (Jubilee Cup & William Black Rose Bowl Event)
Junior race age 8-10 (Macgregor Cup Event)
Junior race age 11-14 (Young Trophy Event)
Bogie Races (Aitken Cup for best dressed Bogie)
For Children aged 8-14 (Macgregor Builders Cup for winner)
Wheelbarrow Race.(Mckinna Cup for best dressed Wheelbarrow).
Adults (All Wheelbarrows must be decorated).
John Dewar Bottle & Whim Hall Trophy for race winner.
Women’s Pillow Fight.(The Lesley Ravy and Gillian Duncan Trophies)
Men’s Pillow Fight (Alex Noble Cup) (Graham Cup Event)
Thursday 6th June
West Linton Gordon’s Cricket Team invite you to participate in a friendly game on the Lower Green. Turn up and try.
Friday 7th June
Dinner Dance In the marquee. Organised by the Ex-Whipmen
Saturday 8th June
Whipman Procession Led by the West Linton & District Pipe Band starts at the school, walking around the village to end at War Memorial where the Whipman will lay a wreath.
Sports Day Opened by Whipman and Lass on Lower Green. Cream Teas available in Marquee.
Second Hand Book Sale in the Marquee See programme for details
‘Whipman Market’. Market Stalls, Music, Outside Bar. Stalls and side-shows on Lower Green.
Tug ‘0’ War. (Downie Cup and Hardie Trophy)
Socialize Duck Race
Presentation of Cups and Trophies by the Whipman’s Lass & Presenting Lady followed by the draw for the Grand Raffle.
Sunday 9th June
Whipman Songs of Praise