Relief of Derry 2014

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Despite severe weather warnings, the Relief of Derry celebrations in Londonderry got underway in style.

Around 8,000 Apprentices, from over 200 Clubs and Branch Clubs gathered for the parade, with 145 bands.

Gary Crossan played the role of a French Jacobean Officer during the Siege Stories event held on the City Walls as part of the Maiden City Festival. INLS3114-124KM
Gary Crossan played the role of a French Jacobean Officer during the Siege Stories event held on the City Walls as part of the Maiden City Festival. INLS3114-124KM

The attached slideshow gives a small flavour of some of the spectacle, which included a parade around the City Walls by the Parent Clubs as well as an act of remembrance and silence at the War Memorial in The Diamond, complete with bugler.

Governor Jim Brownlee pictured with one of the brochures for this year's Maiden City Festival at the launch in The Siege, Bishop Street on Thursday afternoon. The event will run from 2-9 August. INLS3114MC005
Governor Jim Brownlee pictured with one of the brochures for this year's Maiden City Festival at the launch in The Siege, Bishop Street on Thursday afternoon. The event will run from 2-9 August. INLS3114MC005
 

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