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- GP115 Selkirk Common Riding 2011. The casting of the Colours (and find the cuddly monkey) by Keith Rodgerson
Selkirk Common Riding is a festival which commemorates the return to the town from the Battle of Flodden in 1513, of Fletcher. He was the only one of the townsmen who survived the battle and came home with an English Flag. After the riding of the towns boundaries and the Casting of the Colours in the town Square, the f...
Selkirk Common Riding is a commemoration of the loss of the young men of Selkirk (Scotland) at the Battle Of Flodden on 9th September 1513. Legend has it that only one returned carrying a flag from one of the English armies. The flag casting ceremony held in the town square ends with two minutes silence followed by the...