But that was far from being the only show in town, as the pictures of X Factor fans lining up outside the Echo Arena, and Orange Day paraders
in Southport, demonstrate.
marched past Birmingham's Lord Mayor Coun Michael Wilkes before going in to the chamber to be presented with medals to commemorate the day.
will meet at 10.30am at Ambulance Hall, Meadow Lane, to march to the War Memorial.
The planes made two flyovers yesterday, one just as the parade was starting from Memorial School, the other just as the first paraders
reached the Common for the speaking program.
In Stockton, paraders
will gather at Yarm Lane at 10.25am before a service at the nearby cenotaph and parish church.
Indeed, still more views of Charlotteville's "ancient ways" are on tap as the paraders
head for the banks of the Mouchez Camps River, where village women carrying basins piled high with laundry begin their reenactment of a wake ritual that calls for washing the clothes and other belongings of the recently departed.
By the end of the parade route, the distinction between paraders
and spectators has almost disappeared.
The misfiring little hitman could have shot the Valley Paraders
out of trouble, but failed with every chance.
I am amazed at how freely paraders
approach the crown prince--who is clearly having a good time and occasionally holds out his own glass to be filled.
And they looked like costly misses as the Paraders
roared out of the traps at the start of the second half.
S | | SATURDAY, August 9, will see the 25th Anniversary Cardiff Carnival, organised by SWICA Carnival, transform the city centre with a riot of flamboyant carnival art, colour and style - including more than 600 costumed paraders
and musicians in Wales' biggest parade.
Coventry were Bantams, but not Bradford City (Paraders
), Brighton were Shrimps, Colchester Oystermen, Leeds Peacocks, Rochdale Vallians and Watford Brewers.