Annan Riding of the Marches (RoM)
The 2014 Annual riding of the marches:
News Update - March 2014
The new Cornet for Annan this year has been chosen and he is Steven Tinning who will be known, to many, as the leader of the "Has-beens" in the annual fancy dress parade. This 37 year old Carrs agricultural engineer will soon have to find out if his riding ability can match his energetic dance routines.
The winner of the public vote and Cornets Lass for 2014 is 22 year old Ceilidh Barron from Kirkpatrick Fleming; she is a popular girl and capable rider who has ridden the ride outs and Marches Day for several years.
On March the 3rd the General Committee voted and chose Simon Millar to be the Standard Bearer for 2014, he is a familiar face as he went to many places supporting his Daughter Hanna last year and runs his business Tartan Carriages from Annan. Our 2014 Queen of the Border is 13 year old Nicola Anderson from Annan.
The sashing took place (for the first time?) in the Town Hall on Friday 28th March with the presentations being carried out this year by ex-Cornet's Lass Ashley McKenna, now enjoying her 25th year celebration.
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