Saturday, 20 June 2009
The Peebles Beltane Festival
On a visit to Peebles today we were surprised to arrive just as the Parade of the horses, brass bands, pipe bands and any number of decorated floats marched and danced through the town. I've never heard so many "hurrahs" at any one time in my life as this is how the parade is cheered as it passes by, the participants replying with a "hurrah" as well! Needless to say the Scottish weather had its say as well and produced a downpour which failed to dampen the spirits of all those taking part whilst many of the onlookers appeared to be partaking of a different type of spirit!