Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 33

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Saturday August 19, 2000

All the trophy winners at Arran Horticultural Society’s summer show held in Lamlash on Wednesday. 01_B33tweY01

Margaret Murchie was the first winner of the new Millennium Cup at the summer show. It was presented by Grace Sillars. 01_B33tweY02


Geoff Brooks of South Bank Park Farm shows a group of Japanese visitors an old threshing machine. They were on Arran for the wedding of Megumi Hashimoto to Neil Millar, the son of then Banner owner John. 01_B33twe03

The Rev Ian McLeod and Father Noel Colford dedicate the memorial cairn which has been re-built to mark St Columba’s seat, said to be the resting place for St Columba on his journey from Shiskine to Lamlash. 01_B33tweY04

Two young Vikings at the annual burning of the Viking longship which brought this year’s Corrie Capers to a close. 01_B33tweY05

Bed racers get a soaking from firefighters during the annual Corrie Capers event. 01_B33tweY06


Winners of the August Texas Scramble at Shiskine were the King Edwards – Sandy Kerr, Fergus and Alexander Judge and Leah Turnbull. 01_B33tweY07