Film ID:
YFA 2600

LORD MAYOR'S PROCESSION YORK

1971

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is a film of the 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1971. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.

The film begins with a float with what looks like Caesar and Cleopatra, and crowds are looking on from the pavement. This is followed by more floats, many, such as the Yorkshire Evening Press, commercial.
There is a float with nurses in costumes from different historical periods followed by a float with Guy Fawkes. Next is Scottish Highland pipe band followed by a float with Roman Soldiers in a winged chariot being pulled by a goose. Later on there is a horse drawn eighteenth century coach with passengers in period costume.