Scotland comes together for Drumhead Service and Procession on Sunday 10th August
Information taken from Scotland.org
Scotland will come together on August 10th to remember the thousands of Scots who fought and fell during the First World War. The Drumhead Service in Edinburgh Castle will mark the beginning of Scotland’s rememeberance of the centenary of the Great War.
This commemmorative Drumhead Service will be one of such significance and rarely seen in our lifetime.
Thousands of people will take part in a special service, a military parade, followed by a procession down the Royal Mile and a living memorial in Holyrood Park.
Every family and every community in Scotland was affected by the war, and community and family will be at the heart of Scotland’s commemorations.
Further information on the Scotland.org website
Timetable for Sunday 10th August
- Event opens at 9am
- Parade begins at 10.05am
- Drumhead Service 10.30-11am
- Procession down the Royal Mile 11.15am – 12.45pm
- Memorial in Holyrood Park 1pm – 2pm
- A period for personal and community reflection 2pm onwards