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Back on schedule, the band and supporters drove to Glasgow in three buses and marched from Blythewood Square to George's Square. A Civic Luncheon and Reception was then held in the City Chambers building. Senior Drum Major Norm MacKenzie relieved Senior Pipe Major Ross Baxter of many ceremonial duties during the 2009 Tour, and he responded during this civic function by joining the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Bob Winter, on the raised stage.
The first notable feature of the building is the "Keramic mosaic" of the city's Coat of Arms in its original 1866 design. Everyone passes over it when they enter or exit the building.
After the reception, the band paraded at George's Square before joining a parade which marched to Glasgow Green. The band was featured on the field between motorcycle stunts and displays of monster trucks. Following this event, we ate a lunch in a tent at the far end before boarding the three buses for our return to Edinburgh.