Here are photographs taken from past parades
Here are Heather and Matthew Gibb in our parade
representing Sale Royal British Legion Rose Queen and attendant.
2005 The Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress take a walk along the parade before it starts. Here they are with Titan one of the Shire Horses.
The official cutting of the ribbon to start the 2005 parade was performed by Manchester's Lord Mayor Tom O'callaghan.
The St George's Day Parade Manchester were proud to be represented by veterans and cadets from the following groups: - Airborne Association, Air Gunners Association, Argyll Southern Islanders, Burma Star Association, Grenadier Guards, Kings Own Border Regiment, MADLEA, Manchester Regiment, Parachute Regiment, Prince Albert Own Regiment, Queens Lancashire Regiment, Reme, Scots Guards, Royal Engineers, Royal Signal Regiment and the Royal Tank Regiment.
The St George's Day parade chose ChildLine as one of their charities in 2005, here one of the floats helps this cause by advertising ChildLine.
For the past three years Francis House Children's Hospice has been one of our chosen charities. They kindly provided their bus to take part in the parades and their Rose Queens walked alongside with collecting tins to help with the fundraising. To find out more about them visit their website www.francishouse.org.uk
Michelle Bradshaw School of Dance decorated a float in red and white and the dancers danced on the float for part of the route.
2006 On Saturday 22nd April 2006 the chairperson Thelma McGrail and secretary Jack Bradshaw alias St George joined the English Market in Piccadilly to promote the St George's Day Parade for the following day.
Here at the start of the 2006 Parade is the Lord Mayor of Manchester Mohamed Afzal Khan, joined by the Lady Mayoress, Henry VIII and Queen Victoria.
Just incase anyone was unsure what the parade was about, here we have a new banner to advertise the Manchester parade.
The Sealed Knott Society salute the Lord Mayor in Piccadilly Gardens.
This year as the parade route was further than previous years, some of the veterans rode on the open top bus which was donated to us from the Manchester Transport Museum.
As the St George parade 2006 made it's way through Piccadilly Gardens they were led by two of Manchester's magnificent police horses.