IN PICTURES: Lauder’s 2019 cornet and standard bearer elected

Lauder’s newly elected cornet Christopher Purves was unveiled to a rousing reception in the town on Friday.

Monday, 13th May 2019, 6:25 pm
Lauder Common Riding picking night 2019.

Announced by ex cornet and Lauder Common Riding Committee chairman Ian Middlemiss, Christopher, along with cornet’s lass Zoe Bruce, right hand man Chris Rogerson and left hand man Hagen Steele, will lead this year’s festival.

Rony D'andrea and Cara Wilson taking part in the parade.
Newly elected Cornet Christopher Purves and right hand man Chris Rogerson.
Joyce Kerr , Molly Kerr and Jackie Playfair.
Cornet Christopher Purves. right hand man Chris Rogerson and left hand man Hagen Steele.
Lauder Common Riding picking night 2019.
Elected Cornet Christopher Purves speaks at the event.
The new cornet leaves the Post Office doors.
Stow pipe band play at the event.
Fellow principals from other Borders towns watch the event.
Stow pipe band play at the event.
A well wisher greets new cornet Christopher Purves.
Lauder Common Riding picking night.
The principals wave to the crowd.
Stow pipe band.
Cornet Christopher Purves and cornet's lass Zoe Bruce.
Caitlyn Megahy,Chris Rogerson, Zoe Bruce, Christopher Purves, Ashleigh Scott and Hagan Steele.