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LANARK LANIMER DAY
An ancient celebration held within the Royal Burgh of Lanark on the Thursday between the Sixth and Twelfth days of June annually since the year 1140.
 

The Lord Cornet's Lanimer Day 2009

8.15am   Members of the Lord Cornets' Club escort Lord Cornet Kenneth Lean from his residence to the Harry Smith Centre, via St Leonard Street, by the water tower, Smyllum Road, Kenilworth Road and Thomas Taylor Avenue.
8.35am   Arrival at Harry Smith Centre where Front Party meets with Councillors and Guests.
'Safe Oot, Safe In' Toast by Provost of South Lanarkshire, within Centre.
9.10am   Riders leave and proceed to Bloomgate via Thomas Taylor Avenue, Woodstock Road, Kenilworth Road (Shand's Opening), St Leonard Street, Kildare Road, Gallowhill Road, Cleghorn Road and Hope Street.
9.30am   Massed bands and riders leave Bloomgate for St Leonard Street via High Street (North).
9.40am   Mounted Lord Cornets' Procession and principals turn into Highburgh Avenue.
    Spectators are asked to keep clear access to Highburgh Avenue, Stanmore Avenue and St Leonards Road.
These are official points for Lord Cornet's Procession and Bands to enter St Leonard Street.
10.00am   Lord Cornet leads Morning Procession from St Leonard Street at Highburgh Avenue.
11.30am (approx)   Lord Cornet carries Burgh Standard of the Royal Burgh of Lanark to Crowning Dias.
1.40pm   Lord Cornet leads Foot Procession to Castlebank from Charing Cross, via Ladyacre Road, Bannatyne Street, High Street (South Side) and Castlegate.
2.20pm   Lord Cornet leads Official Ride-Out from Delves Park at bottom exit to Castlegate, then via St Patrick's Road, towards Sewerage Works, keeping to new access road that joins Kirkfieldbank Brae, crossing to Mousemill Road and on to Sunnyside Road..
2.40pm   The Ride-out leaves possible viewing areas for three Canters on country roads, paths and fields.
Canter across the field towards Hall Road, to Cartland Road end at the Baron's field via Heather Road, Nemphlar Village, Nemphlar Road and Nemphlar Moor Road.
3.10pm   Cross country canter to Lee Castle. Lord Cornet, with Burgh Standard, received at Lee Castle.
3.40pm   Cross country canter from Lee Castle to South Gate at Cartland Road end.
4.10pm   Walk/trot from Cartland Road to Lockhartbank, on to Heather Road, down to West Nemphlar Road, heading for Delves Park via Mousemill Road, St Patrick's Road and Castlegate.
The riders will then proceed to Charing Cross via Hyndford Road to prepare for Procession.
5.15pm   Massed Bands and Lord Cornets' Procession leaves Charing Cross (junction of Ladyacre Road and Hyndford Road) for The Cross via Ladyacre Road, Bannatyne Street, High Street (South).
Front Party enters arena at cross via Broomgate and Hyndford Place.
5.30pm   Lord Cornet Kenneth Lean makes his Declaration at Lanark Cross.
7.30pm   Lord Cornet attends Lanimer Queen's Reception.