Celebrations in the Isle of Man at the opening of their Parliament - the Tynwald.
Full title reads: "Douglas. 'It's an old Manx custom'. Isle of Man celebrates opening of her ancient and unique Parliament, promulgating the Island Laws from Tynwald Hill in English and Manx."
Douglas, Isle of Man.
A military officer leads a procession carrying a ceremonial sword. He is followed by various Manx dignitaries and Members of the Tynwald. The walk past a guard of honour and are watched by large crowds.
Under a canopy a senior lawyer and the Arch Deacon of Man read out the laws passed in the last session of the Parliament on the Hill of Laws. The crowd cheer.
The King's representative is lead from the canopy by the sword of state.