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Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2018

Bathgate Procession
  • Bathgate Procession
  • Bathgate Procession and John Newland Festival
  • Bathgate Procession and John Newland Festival
  • Bathgate Procession and John Newland Festival
  • Bathgate Procession and John Newland Festival
  • This event takes place on the first Saturday of June each year.

    Started in 1844, the Bathgate and John Newland Festival is a true celebration of Bathgate’s history! The event was started by the trustees of the Old Bathgate Academy in 1844 to commemorate the school’s founding. The procession began as a Founder’s Day Parade on April 17th, 1844, in remembrance of John Newland’s contribution to the building of Bathgate Academy.

    The day’s activities include a Historical Pageant commemorating the marriage of Princess Marjory to Walter, Lord High Steward of Scotland. The event also celebrates John Newland who left money for the people of Bathgate. This is a fantastic historic event!



Location

Bathgate
West Lothian
EH48 1PA

Dates & Times

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Time: 10.30am

Facilities

  • Children Welcome
  • On Public Transport Route

Details

Price:

FREE

Free

All Weather

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