The Police Outriders wait for the Caribbean Carnival Procession to start as they come out Alexandra Park in Manchester.
Thursday, 23 July 2009
Monday, 20 July 2009
Thursday, 9 July 2009
These People are dressed up as Crusaders who went to fight the Moslem's in Jerusalem in the Holy Land. There were no less than 8 crusades to the middle east. In the end Christians won the right to be able to visit Jerusalem and Nazareth but the Moslem's declared it was their land.
This Lady isn't just doing Make and Mend all clothes had to be made by hand, which included Spinning, Weaving and cutting ,sewing it all together. The term "Spinster of this Parish" came because most Girls were taught to Spin from an early age.
This man is demonstrating the art of making Fire, by using a Hard Silicate found in Chalk Seams. The Silicate is struck by a knife and Spark are generated on to very dry moss or wood shavings which then started smoking and then blown on to create flames.