A Taste of Lanark Christmas

Lanark Pipe Band entertain in Lanark High Street during 'A Taste of  Lanark' om 18th December  -  Picture by Andrew Wilson'Picture by Andrew Wilson
Lanark Pipe Band entertain in Lanark High Street during 'A Taste of Lanark' om 18th December - Picture by Andrew Wilson'Picture by Andrew Wilson

THE second annual festive Taste of Lanark Sunday shopping day had several attractions the first did not.

One innovation at the 2011 event, organised by Lanark Community Council, was the unexpected arrival of a full-blown `invasion’ of the town centre by several `reindeer’ and Santas.

Members of Scottish Equi prepare for a 'Santa Ride' through Lanark on 18th December  -  Picture by Andrew Wilson'Picture by Andrew Wilson

Members of Scottish Equi prepare for a 'Santa Ride' through Lanark on 18th December - Picture by Andrew Wilson'Picture by Andrew Wilson

Chief organiser Eleanor McLean said it was a very pleasant surprise when riders in festive costumes appeared on the High Street, courtesy of the Scottish Equi Centre.

For more on this, and more photographs, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.