Locals celebrate Italian links

LOCAL people gathered on Sunday 27 June 2010 to celebrate Manchester’s Italian heritage.

Hundreds of men women and children wearing traditional Italian dress braved the 30 degree heat to take part in the 120th Italian Parade.

Seven ft tall statues of saints were carried from St Michael’s Church in Ancoats, once the city’s own Little Italy, down Miller Street and across Cross Street to the town hall on Albert Square.

To read the rest of this story visit ManchesterMouth.co.uk

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: