Hundreds of people showed their support.

With Banners Held High: 26 photos that show pride and solidarity on Wakefield march

Hundreds of people decended on Wakefield on Saturday to celebrate the district's rich mining heritage.

Colours representing the district’s collieries were marched through the streets of the city as part of the With Banners Held High festival. Last year’s parade was the first time since the dying days of the coal mining industry that the banners were carried through Wakefield.

With Banners Held High Parade.

1. Music

With Banners Held High Parade.
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The Mayor of Wakefield and Mary Creagh MP showed their support.

2. Support

The Mayor of Wakefield and Mary Creagh MP showed their support.
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Banners were waved through the city.

3. Proud

Banners were waved through the city.
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The Stillingfleet Branch join the parade.

4. Yorkshire

The Stillingfleet Branch join the parade.
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