Thousands of Catholics gather in Manchester to celebrate Whit-Friday.
Title: "40,000 YOUNG CATHOLICS take 3 1/2 hours to pass Annual Whit-Friday Procession".
High angled shot of lots of children gathered in a city square. Various shots of procession of children dressed in white, carrying flowers and wooden crucifixes. M/S of young men wearing satin sashes walking in the procession, some carry a large model of Christ on the Cross on their shoulders. M/S of children carrying flower covered models in another part of the procession, others hold ribbons attached to the models.
M/S of a small procession of priests and altar boys, two lines of small girls walk in front of them scattering petals, some altar boys hold a canopy over a bishop. M/S of people kneeling in prayer on a field. High angled shot of a procession of women dressed in white winding through a park. High angled shot of the priests and altar boys holding the canopy over the bishop, they are walking through the park past a large crowd. Various L/Ss of the crowds assembled in the park, including many of the children in white, pan to show more children in white streaming into the park.
Note: for more footage of Catholic parades in Manchester from this year, please refer to G 1093 - WHIT MONDAY PROCESSION. AH 2000.