LANIMER DAY, LANARK

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Television news

Series:

  • Dateline

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: LANIMER DAY, LANARK

Reference number: T1053

Date: 1971

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.05 mins

Description: A Scottish Television report on Lanark's Lanimer Day, 1971.

[Note: The version that has been transferred to tape does not contain any commentary]

Lanark Lanimer is 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. See website for further information at http://www.lanarklanimers.co.uk/ [last accessed 19/1/2009]

Credits: [reporter Bill Tennent]

Shotlist: [no title] Crowds in the Lanark streets watching the procession of floats, bands and children and the Lanimer Queen (3.40) Young Lad with Queen (3.59) The crowning (4.10) Horses through town (5.05)