IN PICTURES: St George's Day parade in Wigan

The red and white cross flew, salutes were taken and men, women and children marched in celebration of England’s patron saint.

Monday, 29th April 2019, 12:06 pm
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 1:06 pm
St George's Day parade in Wigan

The streets of Wigan town centre were closed on Sunday morning as the annual St George’s Day parade was held. Starting and ending at Wigan Parish Church, the procession involved the representatives of numerous uniformed organisations. Bands played and onlookers waved flags as the Mayor of Wigan, Coun Sue Greensmith, proudly took the salute. Following the parade a service was held in the church.

St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan

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St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan
St George's Day parade in Wigan