1980’s Donkey Derby

1980s Round Table Donkey Derby at Bardykes wmWho remembers the round table Donkey Derby?!

From the 1980’s, in the field in front of Bardykes House (before the current homes were built), this picture looks across Bardykes Road with the derby in full swing in the foreground. Organised by the Round Table, these were popular fundraiser events at a time just prior to the Highland Games.

Photo courtesy of Sandy Wilkie.

Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said,

Elaine Speirs I remember this. It was a riot

John Cornfield Great times
Marion Jones Great day x
Kenny Beecroft Dougie Macfarlane, you’d maybe have been involved ??

Dougie Macfarlane i think it was just before I joined Kenny I started in 83 or 84

Rhona McIntyre Oh yeah I was there. Best times ever. 😁😁
Matt Walton Lots of donkeys in Blantyre mate 😂

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