The Robroyston Commemoration 2011 took place on Saturday the 6th of August this year and was very well attended by people of all ages. Around 40 patriots gathered at the monument as the sun came out to make sure we'd all enjoy the occasion to the max.

Society Convenor Duncan Fenton welcomed everyone to the proceedings and gave a brief explanation of Wallace's betrayal and capture a few yards from where we stood today. First up to speak was Society Vice Convenor Gary Stewart who just gets better with every occasion he steps up to the microphone, well done Gary from us all, you managed to capture the mood of the day very well.

Next to speak was oor Ted, he has the uncanny knack of managing to say what we would all like to say but can't seem to find the words. Once again he didn't disapoint as he delivered a thought provoking speech that made us laugh and think of our past, present and future.

Abbey Stewart, Gary's daughter had the honour of laying the society wreath and a fine job of it she did as well, her Dad told us she'd been practising the night before and it showed, absolutely perfect, well done Abbey.

Ted led us on a marvelous rendition of Scot's Wha Hae which had the crowd all enthusiastically singing along which reminded me of the time a few years ago when big Davie Ross did the same. As you may know there is a memorial stone to the Big Guy at Robroyston which we paid our respects to as well, if you ever visit the monument spare a wee moment and say hello to him.

Before we finish this report we'd like to thank a few people, namely Abbey for doing such a grand job laying the wreath, Dennis McCue for all his work behind the scenes on the renovation of the Wallacewell and to Alex the piper for doing a grand job on the day, thanks guys.

Duncan welcomes everyone to the commemoration
A very good turnout once more for this very intimate event
Gary explaining the importance of remembering those that went before
Abbey about to lay the Society Wreath
Ted Christopher delivers a cracking speech yet again
The wreath in situ
Never forgotten
Dennis McCue
The weather held for us throughout
Gary says a few words
A very attentive crowd enjoying the occasion
Alex gives us a tune on the pipes
Patriots of all ages were treated to some fine speeches
The most handsome patriot of the day by a country mile
A fine bunch of patriots
The Society Banner flying proudly
The Robroyston Wreath

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The Society of William Wallace is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation Registration number SC045959