Sunday 27th May
Junior Whipman Rideout (Please note new route)
Open to capable riders from P5 – S4 who reside in parish.
Lyne Park Shield – best turned out horse and rider under 16.
T.P.I Equestrian Shield – Junior race.
Under 14 Race – Peter and Jill Bickley Shield
Friday 1st June
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, Frank and Jane 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 email@example.com.
Saturday 2nd 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 3rd 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
The Big Lunch: organised by the Community Council Dog Show on Lower Green. (see programme for details) Cream teas served Fun for Four. Family and Friends Golf Event.
Monday 4th June
Junior Football at the Lower Green. (Primary 4 to age 15) (The Abernethy Trophy)
Junior Netball end of Football pitch. (Primary 5 to age 14) Graham Institute 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 5th June
West Linton Toddlers Group Fun Day in the marquee. P1-P7 Rugby
The Lower Green (see posters for details)
Wednesday 6th 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 7th June
Junior Disco in the Marquee run by Newlands School PTA . See posters for details. West Linton Gordon’s Cricket Team invite you to participate in a friendly game on the Lower Green. Turn up and try!
Friday 8th June
Dinner Dance In the marquee. Organised by the Ex-Whipmen
Saturday 9th 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. ‘Tea on the Green’, see programme for full details.
Stalls and side-shows on Lower Green.
Tug ‘O’ War (Downie Cup and Hardie Trophy)
Socialize Duck Race Presentation of Cups and Trophies by The Whipman’s Lass & Presenting Lady Draw for Grand Raffle.
Sunday 10th June
Whipman Songs of Praise