St George’s Day parade to take place in Liverpool

Sunday, April 23 sees the Annual St George’s Day parade, taking place on the actual day by members of the Loyal Orange Institution of England and Liverpool Provincial Grand Lodge.

Various lodges and bands will take part in the parade, to celebrate our National Saints Day.

This will include members parading being accompanied by traditional Orange bands playing a variety of different instruments.

The parades will move off at 3pm from various points across the city including Netherfield Road, Dingle and Garston.

The parade will make its way into the City Centre, saluting the Cenotaph at St George’s Hall to remember the fallen.

Then continuing to the Anglican Cathedral, for a family Service of Worship and evensong.

The service will be conducted by the Vice Dean of the Cathedral.

This year will see a change to the service with a band providing a musical interlude inside the Cathedral, playing traditional Patriotic music, to Celebrate St Georges Day.

The Great George Bell will be rung on the day of celebration.

There will be several hundred people on the parade to mark St George’s Day.

Many St George’s flags and flags of the United Kingdom will be flown on the parade as a sign of our patriotism towards the National Saint.

The parade will return through the city centre back to the areas.

The Orange Institution is proud of its heritage and looks forward to celebrating England’s National Saints day each year.

Other Celebrations to mark the occasion will take place at the Liverpool Provincial HQ Everton Road over the next weekend flying St George Crosses throughout the days and nights leading up to April 23.

Published on the 21st April 2017
Article taken from the Liverpool Echo

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