Whuppity Scoorie heralds spring in Lanark

Whuppity Scoorie, Lanark'1/3/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Whuppity Scoorie, Lanark'1/3/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

Whuppity Scoorie isn’t just a living tradition – it’s a very lively one too!

The 2011 event was reckoned to be the best attended in recent history with almost 200 young Lanarkians embarking on the ritual three laps around the Steeple and St Nicholas Church, swinging paper balls above their heads.

For full coverage of the 2011 event, don’t miss this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.