“SSKL Annual Street Pageant” Saturday, July 10th, 2004

Story pulled from "Schomberg Society" web site ...
The S.S.K.L. will be holding their Annual 'Eleventh Night' Street Pageant on Sat 10th July with the proceedings getting underway from Grahams Garage, Newcastle Street, at 8.15pm.  Leading from the Front as in other years will be Marshal Schomberg this year he will be accompanied by General Ginkel, OKA Glen Pratt from the Ulster Scots Association in America (Glen hails from Texas and he has travelled over from the U.S.A.for the pageant as a special guest of the S.S.K.L. 

Following Schomberg & Ginkelwill be King William III (Jason Hanna) on board his white horse and flanked by the Schomberg Fife & Drum and their Musket and Pike men.  For the first time this year the Antrim and Carrick yeomanry will swell the ranks accompanying the Cavan & Monaghan Volunteers complete with the Williamite Cannon and at the rear. The Lower Iveagh Fencibles with Horse and Cart, gunpowder barrels and supplies.  All regiments will carry Williamite Colours. The pageant will srtop at the Knockchree Avn Memorial Stone for a wreath laying ceremony conducted for the first time this year by The Rev William Bingham. Then its on to the Town Bon fire site in the library Car Park.

A free open-air concert will commence at approx 9.15pm with the Kirknarra School of Dance, the Schomberg Fife & Drum, the boy band Addiction and Mr Gareth Fulton providing the entertainment.  This will be a Family Evening of Colour, Laughter, Fun, good music and enjoyment, so be there.

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