Monday June 9, 2014
Parade day has left all of us here in the mardi gras spirit!
Not only did the 500 plus performers and entertainers put on a great show, but we got some much anticipated sunshine to top the day off.
Thousands of people took to the street and joined us watching and cheering as the parade passed.
This year’s parade theme, ‘Identity’, was interpreted by community groups and organisations from around Glasgow, in their costume designs which they made and wore for the vibrant parade procession.
The scene took over Byres Road and the surrounding streets and finished off on the steps of the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery.
Before the parade began it was great to see so many people wandering up and down Byres Road and around the market in the Ashton Road car park – taking advantage of all the free entertainment and supporting local businesses by stopping for a bite to eat.
Even if the afternoon was a little damp...