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By Fiona Reid
Annan and Eskdale
Warm welcome for Princess Anne

CHEERING schoolchildren, waving flags, pipers and blue skies greeted HRH Princess Anne when she arrived to open Annandale Distillery today.

ROYAL WAVE . . . children from Elmvale Primary
ROYAL WAVE . . . children from Elmvale Primary
WALKABOUT . . . The Princess Royal chatted to Annan pupils
WALKABOUT . . . The Princess Royal chatted to Annan pupils
MUSIC . . . piper Jack Cowan
MUSIC . . . piper Jack Cowan

The Princess Royal was guest of honour at the official opening of the whisky site.

OPEN . . . The Princess declared the distillery site open
OPEN . . . The Princess declared the distillery site open

And invited guests and pupils from Hecklegirth and Elmvale primary schools gave her a warm welcome.

RECEPTION . . . HRH The Princess Royal shakes Professor David Thomson's hand as he lines up with local VIPs
RECEPTION . . . HRH The Princess Royal shakes Professor David Thomson’s hand as he lines up with local VIPs
TOUR . . . Professor Thomson gave the royal visitor a guided tour
TOUR . . . Professor Thomson gave the royal visitor a guided tour
PROCESS . . . Princess Anne hears how the whisky is made
PROCESS . . . Princess Anne hears how the whisky is made

 

Full story and pictures in the Annandale Observer.

 

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