The Flodden 1513 Club have organised a commemorative 'Borders' Return From Flodden' horse relay from Sept 5th - Sept 8th 2013.
The principle riders from the border towns wil lead the riders from town to town.
The Itinerary (subject to changes)
1) Starting from Coldstream at 7 am on Thursday 5th September 2013 the Coldstream riders will deliver the Flodden flag to Branxton. They will be met there by the Kelso riders (at about 8 am) who will then carry the flag to the central place in Kelso where a proclamation will be read out. At around 1 pm, Jedburgh riders will collect the flag and take it to Jedburgh where they will have their proclamation. The flag will remain in Jedburgh over night.
2) The next day, the Hawick riders will pick the flag up from Jedbugh / Southdean and take the flag to Hawick where a proclamation will be read and it will remain over night.
3) Early on the morning of Saturday 7th Septmeber, Selkirk riders will collect the flag from Hawick and take it to Selkirk. It is hoped that their proclmation will coincide with the official opening of the Flodden Memorial Garden.
Galashiels riders will then pick up the flag from Selkirk, carry it to Galashiels, read a proclamation, and then take it on to Melrose. At around 3 pm, Lauder riders will collect the flag from Melrose and take it to Lauder where their proclamation will be read and it will remain over night.
4) On the final day, Sunday 8th September 2013, Duns riders will collect the flag from Lauder and carry it to Duns where they may have a service. From here, Coldstream riders will collect it, carry it to Coldstream, and at 4 pm a proclamation and open-air service in Coldstream will be held.