Unveiling of Cameronian Sculptures at Lanark

The Lanark Community Development Trust has recently completed a very successful project to pay tribute to the Cameronians who were based at Winston Barracks on the outskirts of Lanark from 1947 until 1968,  when the regiment was disbanded .

Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Gavin Whitefield CBE DL was very honoured to attend the unveiling of five sculptures by members of The Cameronians Friends and Families Association at a site opposite the barracks on 18th May 2019 .

An excellent booklet has also been produced tracking the strong bond which developed over the years between the Cameronians , the Barracks and the Royal Burgh . The Trust are also staging a special exhibition in the Tolbooth Heritage and Arts Centre in Lanark High Street which runs until 1st June 2019 showcasing a range of historic photographs and  archive material on the regiment .

A reception in the Lanark Agricultural Centre followed the unveiling ceremony,  led by local councillor Catherine McClymont , and  very well attended by local MPs , MSPS, Councillors  , Depute Provost Collette Stevenson , local businesses , the Rotary Club , Community Councillors and many members of the Cameronians Friends and Families Association .


Posted by Gavin Whitefield