Ripon set for 2015 St Wilfrid’s Procession

Long Meadow Nursing Home float goes all patriotic at St Wilfrid Procession, Ripon.
Long Meadow Nursing Home float goes all patriotic at St Wilfrid Procession, Ripon.

Ripon is busy preparing for its annual St Wilfrid’s Procession on Saturday, August 1.

The procession will assemble at 1.30pm, and head through the Market Square at 2pm. Lamp posts will detail the route.

The procession ends with a service at Ripon cathedral at 4.30pm. Some roads will be closed for a short time.

Visitors will, once again, have the opportunity to watch in awe as St Wilfrid and his monks parade through the market place and into the city.

This year’s 54th annual event will include a range of entertainment and activities for all the family, in addition to its famous array of floats.

The procession

Starts Studley Road at 1.45pm

Park Street/Spa Gardens 1.50pm

Westgate 1.55pm

Market Place West 2pm

North Street 2.05pm

North Road 2.10pm

Magdalens Road 2.20pm

Stonebridgegate 2.25pm

Allhallowgate 2.30pm (brief stop at 2.45pm)

Market Place East 2.50pm

Kirkgate 2.55pm

Bedern Bank 3pm

Bondgate 3.05pm

Southgate 3.15pm (brief stop at 3.30pm)

Barefoot Street 3.40pm

Harrogate Road 3.50pm

High Skellgate 3.55pm

Westgate 4pm

Blossomgate 4.05pm

Marshall Way 4.10pm

North Street 4.15pm

Market Place East 4.20pm

Kirkgate 4.25pm

Ends Ripon cathedral, 4.30pm

All timings are approximate