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Last updated February 17th 2005

 

Celebrating 1690 the Year of European Freedom. 
Twelfth celebrations. Belfast city centre 2004. All pictures supplied by David Kerr, West Belfast.

     

 

 

Ballymacarrett No 6 District paraded through the city centre in the morning to the assembly point at Carlisle Circus.

 
     
District officers lay a wreath to remember a murdered Orangeman. Ballybeen Young Loyalists Flute Band Ballymacarrett WLOL No 2 District on their way to Carlisle Circus.
     

More Twelfth and other parade pictures 2004
from around Belfast, other parts of Ulster, Scotland and Ontario.

     

Shaftsbury Square pictures

Lisburn Road pictures.

Bessbrook, Co Armagh pictures

     

Donaghadee pictures

Ontario pictures

Bygone days of yore

     

Scarva pictures

Glasgow pictures

Brian Robinson band parade

 

 

 

Eleventh Night celebrations. Shankill Road, Belfast 2004

 

 

 
Large bonfire site in Bowness Street. Bonfire in Lawnbrook Avenue. Bowness bonfire dominates redevelopment area.
     
'Sumo wrestling', face painting and more fun. Big crowds for the fun on the road. Fun for all on the Shankill
Climbing on the rodeo bull. Trying to stay on the rodeo bull Still there...
A youngster tries his luck... ...going, going... Queues for face-painting.
Next please... Climbing up the big slide. Junior gladiators slug it out.
     
     
Mini-Twelfth demonstration. Saintfield, Co Down.
July 9th 2004. Pictures, Robert Graham, Crossgar.
     
 Listooder True Blues FB  on Fri 9th July 2004 walking with Listooder True Blues LOL 1607 The mighty Lambeg Drum at Saintfield Orange Hall
Listooder True Blues FB, with Listooder True Blues LOL 1607 Ballynahinch Protestant Boys FB.  The mighty Lambeg Drum at Saintfield Orange Hall
Lambeg Drums at Saintfield.  Notice the female fifer. Bailiesmills Accordian Band on the 9th July.  The smartly turned out Ballylesson Old Boys.
Lambeg Drums at Saintfield.  Notice the female fifer. Bailiesmills Accordion Band. 

The smartly turned out Ballylesson Old Boys.

     

Celebrating 1690 the Year of European Freedom.
The Carrickfergus Pageant (Co. Antrim). 
Saturday 12th June.  All pictures supplied by Colin, South Down.

     

Witness King William III landing in the historic town of Carrickfergus!  This re-enactment forms one of the main features of the annual Carrickfergus Pageant.  See the 1990 tercentennial commemoration on the excellent DVD, A Journey Through Time.  Click here or here for further details.

     
Pikemen in period costume Lambeg Drummers in the centre of Carrick Ulster Grenadiers Bass Drummer
   
  Colour Party of Ulster Grenadiers Flute Band  
     

Celebrating 1690 the Year of European Freedom.
The Twelfth celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Wednesday 26th June.  All pictures supplied by Colin, South Down.

     
   
 
Belfast visitors carry the banner of Ulster
Defenders of the Realm
 
     

Annual Whiterock Parade. June 26th 2004

     

Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys Flute Band on the Shankill Road.

Ballynafeigh Apprentice Boys FB Monkstown YCV FB Warkworth Purple Star FB
Young LOL1027 Orangeman Orange Standard carried through Tennent St. Cllr Elaine McMillan with WLOL17
Parkinson Accordion Band in Tennent Street. Army helicopter over the peaceline. Waiting in the shadow of the peaceline
Whiterock Temperance LOL on parade. Parading in the shadow of the peaceline. Drums at rest approaching Workman Avenue
Shankill District officers approach the gate. Smart colour party Brethren passing through the gate.
Shankill Protestant Boys pass through the gate. Last few Brethren pass through A police Landrover takes up the rear.
Police landrover goes through the gate. The gates close on Workman Avenue. Just in case: army waiting in the wings.
Stepping out smartly on the way back. Relieved and happy brethren back home. Local youngster keeps in step with the band.
Mossley Crown Defenders Whiterock Flute Band. Nearly there! Almost back home.
     

Celebrating 1690 the Year of European Freedom.
Portadown, Co. Armagh.  All pictures supplied by Colin, South Down

     

A line of Banners at the return Parade through Portadown on the Twelfth evening.

Orange Arch in Mourneview Street.

A line of banners returns through the town

Orange Arch in Queen Street

     

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