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Public processions

Information on the public processions that have been approved, pending or rejected.

    Public processions, marches and parades are all licensed by the local authorities who work closely with Police Scotland to ensure that these events are organised in a safe manner and cause minimal disruption and inconvenience.

    Following a review by the Scottish Government, the rules governing public processions, marches and parades have been changed and organisers of public processions, marches and parades must give us at least 28 days notice of an intention to hold a public procession rather than the previous 7 days.

    To ensure that communities are aware of public processions, marches and parades in their area, we will publish details of all applications below. These details are also forwarded to all organisations on our opt-in list. Details of public processions applied for in the last 5 years can be viewed below.

    Most public processions, marches and parades held within South Ayrshire are traditional, annual events that usually pass without incident. If, however, you wish to comment on a parade which is planned in your area, you can do so in writing to the address shown on this page at least two weeks before the public procession is due to take place.

    Please complete the Notice and Risk Assessment of Proposal to Hold a Public Procession form if holding a March, Parade or Public Procession. You must also agree and adhere to the Code of Conduct.

    Processions pending

    OrganisationTownProposed Date
    Provincial Grand Black Chapter - ScotlandAyr10/08/2024
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald03/08/2024

    Processions approved

    OrganisationTownProposed Date
    Ballantrae Parish Church Armistice Day ParadeNovember10/11/2024
    Annbank Rising StarAnnbank29/06/2024
    RBP 827Ayr10/08/2024
    Carsons True Blues LOLAyr29/06/2024
    Go Girvan: Community Led TourismGirvan15/06/2024 - 2pm
    Girvan AttractionsGirvan02/06/2024
    Symington Gala CommitteeSymington22/06/2024
    Ayrshire Alps Cycling Sportive - Rotary Club of AyrAyr22/06/2024 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
    Glasgow Taxi Outing FundTroon19/06/2024
    Working For WallacetownAyr20/04/2024
    Alloway Youth GroupsAlloway


    WAW Joint Action GroupAyr05/12/2023
    The Royal British Legion Scotland: TroonTroon12/11/2023
    Royal British Regional Scotland Maybole BranchMaybole12/11/2023
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans12/11/2023
    Girvan Air CadetsGirvan12/11/2023
    Ayr Ex Services ClubAyr12/11/2023
    1st Dundonald Boys BrigadeDundonald12/11/2023
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr12/11/2023
    Alloway Youth GroupsAlloway12/11/2023
    South Ayrshire Youth ForumAyr22/10/2023
    Crag Community ArtsGirvan21/10/2023
    1st Dundonald Boys BrigadeDundonald08/10/2023
    Dundonald GamesDundonald05/08/2023
    All Under One Banner Ayr29/07/2023
    Annbank Rising Star LOL 250Annbank, Mossblown, Tarbolton24/06/2023
    The Scottish & North Irish YeomanryAyr24/06/2023
    Carsons True Blues LOL 134Ayr24/06/2023
    Rotary Club of Ayr (Ayrshire Alps)South Ayrshire24/06/2023
    St Patrick's Picnic Group (and Angela Traynor)    Troon 18/06/2023
    Girvan AttractionsGirvan04/06/2023
    Symington Gala CommitteeSymington03/06/2023
    Alloway Youth GroupsAlloway19/03/2023
     VAW Joint Action GroupAyr06/12/2022
    Prestwick Business Association                  Prestwick27/11/2022
    Ex Services ClubAyr13/11/2022
    Royal British Legion, Maybole Branch - RemembranceMaybole13/11/2022
    Troon Community Council: Wintertainment Troon20/11/2022
    Alloway Youth GroupsAyr13/11/2022
    Girvan Air Cadets - Remembrance Day ParadeGirvan13/11/2022
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr13/11/2022
    1st Dundonald Boys' Brigade/ 48th Ayrshire Scouts and Dundonald GuidesDundonald13/11/2022
    The Royal British Legion Scotland: Troon BranchTroon13/11/2022
    31st Loans Scouts and Colin DairLoans13/11/2022
    Apprentice Boys Of Derry Maybole Walker Club Maybole15/10/2022
    1st Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald09/10/2022
    South Ayrshire Youth Forum Ayr08/09/2022
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald06/08/2022
    Annbank Rising Star LOL - Annbank and MossblownAnnbank and Mossblown02/07/2022
    Kirkin O the CouncilAyr19/06/2022
    Dailly Community Council & Scouts, Guides, Beavers, SchoolDailly04/06/2022
    Carsons True Blues - annual celebrationAyr02/07/2022
    Annual Boyne Celebration, Ayr - County Grand Lodge of Ayrshire, Renfrewshire & ArgyllAyr02/07/2022
    RNLI 150 Anniversary Parade from Barassie Beach to Troon MarinaTroon16/07/2022
    Rotary Club of Ayr - Fundraising Cycle Sportive Event - Ayrshire AlpsAyr08/10/2022
    Monkton Jubilee Gala CommitteeMonkton11/06/2022
    Carrick Lowland GatheringGirvanCancelled by applicant
    County Grand Lodge of Ayrshire, Renfrewshire & Argyll and James Clark WallaceAyr15/05/2022
    Alloway Church Youth OrganisationsAlloway20/03/2022
    1st Troon Boys Brigade Troon06/03/2022
    VAW Joint Action GroupAyr08/03/2022
    Girvan Pop Up Events - Charitable Collection with Christmas SleighGirvanCancelled by applicant
    Carrick Rural Arts Group - Community EventMayboleCancelled by applicant
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans14/11/2021
    Ayr Ex Services ClubAyr14/11/2021

    Alloway Church Youth Organisations

    AyrSunday 20th March 2022 at 12 noon
    Girvan Air Cadets    Girvan14/11/2021

    Remembrance Day Parade

    Alloway Parish Church Youth            Alloway14/11/2021     
    VAW Joint Action GroupAyr07/12/2021
    Royal British LegionMaybole14/11/2021
    1st Dundonald Boys' Brigade/ 48th Ayrshire Scouts Dundonald14/11/2021
    The Royal British Legion Scotland, Troon BranchTroon14/11/2021
    Apprentice Boys of DerryMaybole11/09/2021
    Prestfest 2021Prestwick04/09/2021
    Alloway Parish ChurchAyr01/03/2020
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon23/02/2020
    Dundonald Christmas LightsDundonald01/12/2019
    Ayrshire Cancer SupportAyr17/11/2019
    Troon WintertainmentTroon17/11/2019
    1371 Air Cadets (Girvan) SquadronGirvan10/11/2019
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans10/11/2019
    48th Ayrshire Scouts/1st Dundonald Boys BrigadeDundonald10/11/2019
    Alexander Keir Memorial District 34Ayr10/11/2019
    Alloway Parish ChurchAyr10/11/2019
    Ballantrae Scout Group (2nd Ayrshire)Ballantrae10/11/2019
    Royal British LegionMaybole10/11/2019
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr10/11/2019
    The Royal British Legion Scotland: Troon BranchTroon10/11/2019
    Troon Blackrock Pipe Band ( Ayr Ex-Services Club)Ayr10/11/2019
    Prestwick Promenade Celebrations AKA Love PrestwickPrestwick09/11/2019
    University of the West of ScotlandTroon05/11/2019
    Carrick Rural Arts GroupGirvan02/11/2019
    Ayr Festivals SCIOAyr27/10/2019
    1st Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald13/10/2019
    Ayrshire CollegeAyr11/10/2019
    1st Troon Boys BrigadeTroon06/10/2019
    1st Troon Boys BrigadeTroon06/10/2019
    Apprentice Boys of Derry Maybole Walker ClubMaybole05/10/2019
    RBP 827Ayr10/08/2019
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald03/08/2019
    Prestwick Promenade CelebrationsPrestwick03/08/2019
    All Under One Banner (AUOB)Ayr06/07/2019
    Carsons True Blues LOL 134Ayr29/06/2019
    Daughters of Ruth LLOL 220Annbank and Mossblown29/06/2019
    University of West of ScotlandTroon28/06/2019
    Maybole Community AssociationMaybole08/06/2019
    Royal British Legion Women's Section Ayrshire AreaAyr08/06/2019
    Apprentice Boys of DerryAyr01/06/2019
    Apprentice Boys of Derry Maybole Walker ClubMaybole01/06/2019
    Kirkmichael Kids and Community GroupKirkmichael25/05/2019
    Coylton Community Village GalaCoylton18/05/2019
    Symington Gala CommitteeSymington18/05/2019
    The Boys' Brigade - Ayr BattalionPrestwick05/05/2019
    Provincial Grand Lodge of AyrshireTarbolton28/04/2019
    Apprentice Boys of Derry Maybole Walker ClubMaybole06/04/2019
    Alloway District Joint Youth OrganisationsAyr03/03/2019
    1st Troon Boys BrigadeTroon24/02/2019
    1st Troon Boys BrigadeTroon27/01/2019
    Maybole Christmas Lights CommitteeMaybole30/11/2018
    Dundonald Christmas LightsDundonald25/11/2018
    Ayrshire Cancer SupportAyr18/11/2018
    Prestwick Business AssociationPrestwick18/11/2018
    Troon WintertainmentTroon18/11/2018
    1371 Girvan Squadron Air Training CorpGirvan11/11/2018
    1st Dundonald Boys' Brigade / 48th Ayrshire ScoutsDundonald11/11/2018
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans11/11/2018
    Alloway Youth OrganisationsAyr11/11/2018
    Ballantrae Scout Group (2nd Ayrshire)Ballantrae11/11/2018
    Royal British LegionMaybole11/11/2018
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr11/11/2018
    The Royal British Legion Scotland: Troon BranchTroon11/11/2018
    Carrick Rural Arts GroupGirvan03/11/2018
    Day O' the DeidAyr28/10/2018
    Apprentice Boys of Derry Maybole Walker ClubMaybole20/10/2018
    1st Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald14/10/2018
    Ayrshire CollegeAyr12/10/2018
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon07/10/2018
    Live at Troon Music FestivalTroon09/09/2018
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald11/08/2018
    Prestwick Promenade CelebrationsPrestwick11/08/2018
    RBP 827Ayr11/08/2018
    Annbank Orange Lodge No.250Mossblown, Annbank, Tarbolton30/06/2018
    Carson's True Blues LOL 134Ayr30/06/2018
    University of the West of ScotlandTroon29/06/2018
    Annbank Tenants & Residents AssociationAnnbank16/06/2018
    Coylton Gala DayCoylton16/06/2018
    Maybole Community AssociationMaybole09/06/2018
    Apprentice Boys of DerryAyr02/06/2018
    Crosshill Community AssociationCrosshill02/06/2018
    Kirkmichael Kids and CommunityKirkmichael26/05/2018
    Symington Gala CommitteeSymington19/05/2018
    The Boys' Brigade - Ayr BattalionGirvan29/04/2018
    East Ayrshire Battalion, Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald18/03/2018
    1st Alloway Boys' Brigade Company, 100th Scouts Pack, 1st - 4th Alloway Guide PacksAyr04/03/2018
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon25/02/2018
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon28/01/2018
    Carrick Rural Arts GroupGirvan31/12/2017
    Maybole Community AssociationMaybole01/12/2017
    Dundonald Christmas LightsDundonald26/11/2017
    Ayrshire CollegeAyr24/11/2017
    Ayrshire Cancer SupportAyr19/11/2017
    Prestwick Business AssociationPrestwick19/11/2017
    Troon WintertainmentTroon19/11/2017
    1st Alloway BB Coy, 100th Scout Pack, 3 Guides packsAyr12/11/2017
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans12/11/2017
    Ballantrae ScoutsBallantrae12/11/2017
    Girvan Air Training Corp (Air Cadets)Girvan12/11/2017
    Lone Piper from Dundonald Boys BrigadeDundonald12/11/2017
    Maybole Branch RBLSMaybole12/11/2017
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr12/11/2017
    The Royal British Legion Scotland: Troon BranchTroon12/11/2017
    University of the West of ScotlandTroon07/11/2017
    1st Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald29/10/2017
    Ayr Festivals SCIO - Tamfest Day of Dead ProcessionAyr29/10/2017
    Carrick Rural Arts GroupGirvan21/10/2017
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon01/10/2017
    Live @ Troon Music FestivalTroon10/09/2017
    The Scottish International AirshowAyr02/09/2017
    Straiton Fun Day CommitteeStraiton26/08/2017
    Prestwick Promenade Celebrations CommitteePrestwick12/08/2017
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald05/08/2017
    University of the West of ScotlandTroon07/07/2017
    Annbank Rising Star LOL 250Annbank /Mossblown/Tarbolton01/07/2017
    Carsons True Blues LOL 134Ayr01/07/2017
    Coylton Community GalaCoylton24/06/2017
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr11/06/2017
    Annbank Tenants & Residents AssociationAnnbank10/06/2017
    Maybole Community AssociationMaybole10/06/2017
    Symington Gala CommitteeSymington10/06/2017
    Maybole Pipe BandKirkmichael27/05/2017
    ABOD Ayr Walker ClubAyr20/05/2017
    Ayrshire Cancer SupportAyr30/04/2017
    RBP 827Ayr30/04/2017
    The Boys' Brigade - Ayr BattalionAyr30/04/2017
    Maybole Community CouncilMaybole25/03/2017
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon12/03/2017
    Alloway Youth OrganisationAyr05/03/2017
    1st Troon Boys' BrigadeTroon26/02/2017
    Dundonald Christmas LightsDundonald27/11/2016
    Girvan Christmas Street PartyGirvan27/11/2016
    RNLI FundraisingTroon27/11/2016
    Ayrshire CollegeAyr25/11/2016
    Maybole Community AssociationMaybole25/11/2016
    Ayrshire Cancer SupportAyr20/11/2016
    Prestwick Business AssociationPrestwick20/11/2016
    Troon Community Council WintertainmentTroon20/11/2016
    1st Dundonald Boys' Brigade/48th Ayrshire ScoutsDundonald13/11/2016
    31st Loans ScoutsLoans13/11/2016
    Alloway Youth OrganisationsAyr13/11/2016
    Ayr Ex Services ClubAyr13/11/2016
    Ballantrae ScoutsBallantrae13/11/2016
    Bishop Burnett Memorial LOL 3Prestwick13/11/2016
    Girvan Air CadetsGirvan13/11/2016
    Royal British Legion Scotland Maybole BranchMaybole13/11/2016
    South Ayrshire CouncilAyr13/11/2016
    The Royal British Legion Scotland : Troon BranchTroon13/11/2016
    Apprentice Boys of Derry Maybole Walker ClubMaybole12/11/2016
    University of the West of ScotlandAyr08/11/2016
    1st Dundonald Boys' BrigadeDundonald30/10/2016
    Ayr Town Centre Steering Group - Tamfest Day of Day of Dead ProcessionAyr30/10/2016
    Carrick Rural Arts GroupGirvan22/10/2016
    The Boys Brigade 1st Troon CompanyTroon02/10/2016
    The Apprentice Boys of DerryAyr01/10/2016
    Live @ Troon Music FestivalTroon11/09/2016
    Ayr Gaiety PartnershipAyr10/09/2016
    Prestwick Promenade CelebrationsPrestwick13/08/2016
    RBP 827Ayr13/08/2016
    Dundonald Games SocietyDundonald06/08/2016
    Ballantrae Development Group (Smugglers Festival)Ballantrae05/08/2016
    Annbank Tenants & Residents AssociationAnnbank09/07/2016
    Ayrshire Vintage Commercial Vehicle GroupAyr09/07/2016
    Ballantrae Community AssociationBallantrae01/07/2016
    University of the West of ScotlandAyr01/07/2016

    Procession refused

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