Guid Nychburris in Dumfries

Guid Nychburris
Guid Nychburris pageant Credit: ITV

Hundreds crammed into Dumfries town centre to watch the Crowning of the Queen of the South as part of this year's Guid Nychburris pageant.

Celebrations continue for the rest of the day and this evening with the start of the parade at 5pm.

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Dumfries celebrates Guid Nychburris

Guid Nychburris is an age old tradition in Dumfries that dates back to the 1700's. In history, the town's people would ride to the boundaries to protect their land, nowadays it's a celebration.