Film ID:
YFA 2597

LORD MAYOR'S PROCESSION YORK 1

1970

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is the first part of the film 'Lord Mayor's Procession York' held in York in 1970. The procession is filmed as it passes along Micklegate.

The film begins with an old red postal van at the head of the procession, which is being watched by crowds which line the street. The procession is made up of the following: a walking post-box escorted by two policemen, a giant balloon policeman, a 'Tufty Club' float, a disc jockey float, 'The Women Who Lived in a Shoe', a float with girls dancing in 1960s style clothes, a marching band, a paper mache dragon and a float of St Mary's Hospital past, present and future.