Picture: schoolchildren reenact Battle of Hornshole

Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Picture: Phil Wilkinson

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Around 1,800 children from Hawick helped with a re–enactment to mark the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Hornshole.

The group of Hawick youths successfully defended the town against an English raiding party. The event heralds the start of the Borders’ Return to the Ridings festivals .

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