Parade marks 200th anniversary of unveiling of Birmingham's Lord Nelson statue
MORE than 200 people took part in a Trafalgar Day parade celebrating the bicentenary of the opening of Britain’s first monument to Lord Nelson in Birmingham.
Young people from the Sea Cadets, Sea Scouts, Army Cadets, Girl Guides as well as reservists from HMS Forward took part in the parade from the site of the statue in the Bullring to the council chamber at Victoria Square.
Paraders marched past Birmingham’s Lord Mayor Councillor Michael Wilkes before going into the chamber to be presented with medals to commemorate the day.
Coun Wilkes said: “It was an excellent event. There was a great... read more
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