Dunkirk star Jack Lowden turns up to celebrate the centenary of Borders Scout group

Youngsters from a Borders Scout troop got a surprise this week when Hollywood actor Jack Lowden popped in to celebrate the group’s centenary.

The star of the 2017 wartime blockbuster Dunkirk attended an event held at Lauderdale Scout Group HQ in Lauder to mark 100 years of the group with the unveiling of a commemorative engraved stone.

Youngsters from the group and past leaders attended.

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Jack, who also starred in historical drama Mary Queen of Scots and wrestling comedy Fighting With my Family, was a member of the group as a child and was invited back as a special guest to mark the centenary.

Jack Lowden chats with scouts in Lauder. (Photo: Phil Wilkinson)

Oxton native Jack spent time with youngsters practicing how to tie knots.

Jack Lowden helped out with some knots. (Photo: Phil Wilkinson)