Parade 2017

Sunday 19th March, 1pm

Huddersfield Irish Centre, 86 Fitzwilliam Street, HD1 5BB.

Parade Line-up


11.00 am                     Parade Mass – St. Patrick’s Church


11.00 am                     Floats to assemble in position, Stewards to sign outside The Irish Centre


12.00 pm –1.10 pm    Pre-Parade Festival at Market Place with Nipper


12.00 pm                     Warm-up music outside Irish Centre and Saint Patrick’s Club

Face Painting & Balloon Distribution at the Irish Centre

Groups to assemble and identify their position


12.30 pm                     Briefing for stewards walking in the procession – Gazebo by IC main gates

All floats and groups to be in their allocated position & ready


12.55 pm                     Pipe Band to play A Nation Once Again – directly across from the Irish Centre


1.00 pm                       PARADE START: Main Flag Party begin the march from the Irish Centre


1.10pm                        Town Crier, Vic Watson, welcomes the Parade at Market Place


1.45 – 2.15pm             Display of ‘The Fiddle, The Drum and The Open Road’ at St George’s Square

                                    Photos available with Terry the Terrier


2.30 pm                       Parade Finish: Pipe Band to play Irish National Anthem in front of Irish Centre


Birmingham Pipers, Sean Leonard, Jesse Garron and lots more entertainment at Saint Patrick’s Club


Post Parade Entertainment at The Irish Centre:

2.45 – 3.30 pm            DJ Chris


3.30 – 4.00pm             Cassidy Irish Dancers


4.00pm – 5.30pm                   Celtic Duo (Live Irish Music)           


5.30-7.30 pm              DJ Chris - Family/Children’s Disco


7.30-8.30 pm             Interval (All Children kindly requested to vacate The Irish Centre)


8.30 pm-12.30am                    DJ Chris Irish Disco, selection of tunes for all  - FINISH



The Parade will start & finish at the Irish Centre, following a 1.5 mile circular route through the Town Centre, taking approximately 1 hour.

The RIGHT HAND ROW of the line-up facing down Fitzwilliam Street will set off FIRST.

The LEFT HAND ROW of the line-up facing down Fitzwilliam Street will then follow on BEHIND.

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