Manchester Day Parade. A colorful way to celebrate the cityCulture Manchester, Great Britain - 10 June 2012
The Manchester Day Parade, which celebrates the city and its people, started in Castlefield on June 10, 2012 and followed a route through Deansgate and the city centre of Manchester.
The procession featured giant puppets and was led by a 150-piece band.
Liz Pugh from artistic collective Walk the Plank, who produced the event, said: "The parade was once again magnificent and a true reflection of the diversity of the city.
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