Lerags Glen gears up for Kilbride Bell bronze pour

The Kilbride Bell.

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Preparations are in full swing for the casting of the replica Kilbride Bell this Saturday, August 28.

The procession will leave Cologin at 2.30pm, led by young piping stars Gregor MacDonald and Robin MacDougall, who will parade the original bell which was found at Dunollie.

The bell will be ceremonially welcomed at the entrance to Historic Kilbride by Madam
Morag MacDougall, Chief of the Clan, and the Reverend Dugald Cameron.

Celebrated sculptor Irene Gunston will then give a practical explanation of the ancient art of bronze casting, while the furnace warms to the necessary temperature to pour the molten metal.

There will be limited parking at Historic Kilbride for those with limited mobility, but those attending may want to have lunch at the Barn Bar so that they can join the procession down the hill to Kilbride.