Braw Lads Gathering

It's one of the biggest days of the year in Galashiels. The Braw Lads Gathering has been underway all morning. It is part of the annual common ridings season and a chance for the local community to celebrate their history and traditions.

Fun in the sun for Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering

Around 300 horses took part in the annual event Credit: ITV Border
Hundreds turned out to watch the procession in the town centre Credit: ITV Border

Thousands lined the streets of Galashiels for the annual Braw Lads Gathering. The event began in 1930 to celebrate key moments in the town's history. It's one of a string of Borders towns to celebrate over the Common Ridings season. David Houston, the Chairman of the Braw Lads Executive Council spoke to Hannah McNulty:

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