Duns Summer Festival

The Duns Summer Festival, also known as Reivers Week, is taking place in Duns this week, with their main ride out taking place today

"Hooray" for Duns Summer Festival

The Common Riding and Festival season is now in full swing, with most of the Borders towns having celebrated their special week.

Today, it was the Berwickshire town of Duns that celebrated their main day, during a festival which has only been running for 65 years, but is now very much a part of their heritage.

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Reivers' storm Duns

The Duns Summer Festival, also known as Reivers Week, is taking place in Duns this week, with their main ride out taking place today (Saturday 12th July).

This year the cavalcade of nearly 200 horses is being led by Reiver Ross Foreman and Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns.

Reiver Ross Foreman and Reiver's Lass Lauren Burns. Credit: ITV Border
Townspeople watch the rideout this morning Credit: ITV Border
The cavalcade is greeted by crowds Credit: ITV Border
The band leads the cavalcade through the town Credit: ITV Border