HUNDREDS of Yes supporters rallied for independence at Bannockburn this weekend.

The All Under One Banner (AUOB) event was hailed as “one to be proud of” as organisers reflected on another successful demonstration.

Supporters gathered around the statue of Robert the Bruce, with the event live streamed on social media.

Several speakers addressed the Yes supporters, including former MSP Tommy Sheridan.

The National:

The event was held on Saturday to coincide with the 707th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, when Bruce’s forces defeated King Edward II’s.

AUOB commented: “Today 300 Rallied for Independence on Bannockburn field in a gathering to be proud of.

“The broad Yes movement assembled in splendourous variety. An all-inclusive, family-friendly #AUOB atmosphere where hot political speeches mixed with fantastic entertainment. Well done everyone!”

Attendees were urged to comply with all relevant safety measures, including social distancing and the wearing of face masks.

The National:

Ahead of the event, an AUOB spokesperson said: "All Under One Banner has called this Rally for Independence- IndyRef2 Now! on Bannockburn field, Saturday 26th June from 1pm-3pm, which is the Saturday closest to the anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn 1314.

"Join us to hear a broad range of political speakers and entertainment as we Rally for IndyRef2 Now!

"Please observe physical distancing, wear face coverings and keep good hand and respiratory hygiene.

"The fight for Independence is on!"