Saturday 30th August
After a rainy month the last
Saturday in August took a turn for the better allowing officers
and Sir Knights of Largymore No 9 District to enjoy a great day
out in fine weather at the County Grand Black Chapter
Demonstration in Dromore on
Saturday 30th August. The Lisburn preceptories from
Drumbo, Broomhedge, Purdysburn, Hillsborough, Anahilt and
Sprucefield were one of a total of 13 districts taking
part in the ‘Black Saturday’ gathering. They
joined hosts, Lower
Iveagh Royal Black District Chapter No 1 and some 100 bands
as they paraded from the
assembly field on the Ballymacormick
Road through a packed Dromore
town centre to the demonstration field on the Kilntown
Road, just off the Lurgan Road.
Largymore Star of the North
RBP 198 gathered at Lisburn Orange Hall and led by Ballycoan
Flute Band, paraded to the Saintfield Road. After breakfast at
the Halfway House they journeyed to Dromore for the
demonstration and enjoyed a three-course dinner on their return.
Hillhall Golden Star RBP 1074
gathered at the Robert Watson Memorial Hall, Hillhall and led by
Poyntspass Silver Band, paraded to Longstone Street. After
breakfast at Moira Baptist Church they journeyed on to Dromore
for the demonstration and enjoyed a salad on their return.
Elijah’s Chosen Few (Total
Abstenance) RBP 871 gathered at Lisburn Congregational Church
and after a delightful cooked breakfast journeyed to Dromore.