Friday, 30 July 2010

Vintage Car.

This is not a Vintage Rolls, but a Vintage Ford which Celebrate Ford's involvement in Manchester where they used to be made in the 1920s.

Brazilian Band

The Brazilian Band in full Swing. They look good and Sound Brilliant.

Monday, 26 July 2010

Colourful Dancers.

These are the Dancers following the Alien Bird to the Rhythms of North Eastern Brazilian Music. Giving it their All.

Alien Bird.

This Giant Alien Bird is Hovering over the Streets of Manchester to the Rhythms of the North Eastern Brazil and Dancers.

Saturday, 24 July 2010

The Phoenix.

The Magical, Mythical Phoenix symbolises the Regeneration of Manchester.

Friday, 23 July 2010

A Bird Making Machine?

This is a Bird Making Machine, and the Brownies and Girl Guides following are dressed as a Flock of Birds. They are Celebrating their Centenary Year.

Thursday, 22 July 2010

The Peacock

The Peacock is the National Bird of India. It's accompanied by Dancers and a Band. Their is a large Community of Indians in Manchester.

Flower Garden Dancers

The Children are all Dressed as Flowers and Dancing to the Explosive Baja Band.

The Band Baja and Dancers.

This Indian Band and Dancers accompany the Indian National Bird the Peacock.

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

The Wheel Chair.

Now that the Speeding Wheel Chair is on the Move the Monster from Outer Space is hanging on for Dear Life hoping not to be Thrown Off. LOL

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

More Undersea Monsters.

More Gelatinous Mass from under the Sea ? (Looks Good)

Undersea World.

These Strange Sea Creatures complete with Luminous Jelly Fish exploring the Wonders of the Deep.

The Whale.

Maybe this Whale has swam up the Manchester Canal to join the Festival accompanied by his Fishy Followers with Exotic Fishes on their heads?

Monday, 19 July 2010

The Rainy City.

Another name for Manchester is the Rainy City. These revellers are displaying Umbrella's with Rain Drops and they are on Roller Skates Representing 50 Areas around the City.

Other Manchester's?

There are Manchester's all over the World like the USA,Canada,Australia the Caribbean and New Zealand. So the City has Global Connections.

Thursday, 15 July 2010

A Close Up.

The Spirit of Ecstasy after the Rolls Royce Mascot represents "The Spirit of Manchester".
Incidentally Mr Charles Rolls and Mr Henry Royce first met in Manchester in 1905 The Rolls Royce Ltd was formed in 1906 and their first cars started to be built in Manchester.

The Lord Mayor

In the Sun Shine Manchester's Lord Mayor leads the Parade. A very friendly man saying hello to everybody.

Friday, 9 July 2010

The Spirit of Manchester

The Manchester's from all over the World are represented on the Globe are following The Spirit of Ecstasy.

Thursday, 8 July 2010

A Bird Making Machine?

This is a Bird Making Machine which will be surrounded by Guides and Brownies dressed as Flocks of Birds. As they celebrate their Centenary Year.

From the Alien Jungle.

This Alien Bird is from the Alien Jungle and is accompanied by the Rhythms of Brazilian Music and Dancers.

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Invalid Chair?

This Invalid Chair is accompanied by a Mechanical Robot from Outer Space. It is clinging on for Dear Life "frightened" by the High Speed Transport?

Manchester's News Paper.

The Manchester Evening News is still here after 142 years. That has to be a Great Record in this Day and Age. The News has served Manchester Well.

Monday, 5 July 2010

National Bike Week.

Bicycles have always been popular in Manchester. This one is Decorated in the Weather Mode with Clouds, Sun and Rain. All good for growing the Plants in the Gardens and Allotments of the City.

A Disco Ball.

This is Wythenshawe's Disco Ball. It celebrates Open Spaces and Parks around Wythenshawe. The Ball is covered in Foot Prints, Bees, and Postcards.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

The Big Boys.

These are Giant Papier Mach'e Figures representing a DJ playing records to his Fans, by the Manchester Academy.

Astronaut on his Way Up?

The Astronaut clings on to his Rocket ready to be propelled into Space. Thinks! looks like they have done away with "Space Capsules" owing to being Strapped for Cash?

Saturday, 3 July 2010

An Alien I Think?

This Alien has been Captured and has been put in Cage (For it's own safety) because it has to pass by a few Burger Bars on it's way round the streets of Manchester. LOL.

A Space Ship.

This Space Ship is getting it's Final Polish from the Crew who have also got Space Helmets made from Copper.

Friday, 2 July 2010

Not to Sure What This Is?

This "Thingy" looks good with Wings and Forked Tongue also Ears and Green Eyes. A Great Colour. So out of this World is a Good Description. Yes?


The Winged Horse Pegasus gets his final grooming before he joins the Parade. His Wings Flap as he goes along. As a former paratrooper "Pegasus" has a Special Meaning. The Badge is used by the British Airborne Forces.

Thursday, 1 July 2010

From Outer Space ?

The Theme for the Festival is "Its out of this World." The Space Man is getting his finishing touches.

A Witch?

The Witch is being got ready for the Big Parade around Manchester. Its going to be led by The Lord Mayor.