EACH year the Ken The Horse Supporters Group meet at the 1514 Memorial in Hawick, on the Tuesday prior to Hawick Common Riding at 7.00pm sharp for a group photograph.
The supporters then make their way to the Border Club in Hawick for an informal meeting and refreshments and to hear the Ken The Horse song.
The tradition of The Ken The Horse meetings were started in 2009 by Cameron Reith and are now part of The Border Club annual calendar.
Ken The Horse Annual Gathering and Mini Concert 2017
Will take place on Tuesday 6 June 2017. Meet at the Horse at 7.00pm sharp (for the official photo) then returning to the Border Club for light refreshments, and mini concert, where the bar will be open and the singing of the Ken The Horse Song. Come along and join this informal gathering – a Teesh way to start the Common Riding.
Get in touch by emailing email@example.com or by calling the Border Club Hawick on 0794 936 5837.
Wilson Signs – Hawick
We are delighted to say that Wilson Signs Hawick is our main supporter of the Ken The Horse website. Please visit the Wilson Signs website by clicking on this link.
Photo by Derek Lunn – 2016
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