Manchester, News, Sport

The national olympic ‘welcome home’ parade to be held in Manchester

Off 52

By Amber Hodson

News surfaced on Friday that the national Olympic ‘Welcome Home’ parade will be held in Manchester’s city centre.

Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the parade will take place in October, with thousands of people anticipated to line the streets.

With 23 medals already having come from the Manchester area, the parade will see the likes of cycling couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott, and hockey stars Nicola White and Kate Richardson-Walsh celebrating their wins. The route for the parade has yet to be established but the PM has stated that it’s a chance to pay tribute to Team GB’s Olympians and Paralympians.

Bosses at Manchester City Council say they are delighted that Manchester has been selected to host such an event.

You can find more details about Manchester’s Olympians and the parade at Manchester Evening News.

About the author / 

Amber Hodson

Amber is a 3rd year BA (Hons) Digital Media / Marketing undergraduate, with a passion for everything technology. In a nutshell - 70% gaming, 20% Netflix, 10% pizza. Also, she ain't afraid of no ghost!

More News Stories:

  • The Lapsed Clubber Audio Map Launch at The People’s History Museum

    By JP Burns The Manchester rave scene was an internationally known cultural phenomenon through the 80s and 90s, with such famous icons and exports as The Hacienda, New Order, The Happy Mondays, Primal Scream and 808 State. Films like 24 Hour Party People and books like Dave Haslam’s Manchester, England have served as popular testaments…

  • Writer at Manchester Met Presents: Helen Mort’s “The Singing Glacier”

    By Grace Atkinson Award-winning poet Helen Mort, launched her new pamphlet The Singing Glacier this week, with a night of poetry and performance held at Manchester Metropolitan University. The event, hosted by the Manchester Writing School, was part of the Writers at Manchester Met series. Helen Mort is a lecturer of Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan, as well as…

  • Partisan: A space owned by the people, for the people

    By Simran Sahiba Kaur Takhi Within a former synagogue and grade II listed building on 19 Cheetam Hill Road, lies the home of Partisan. Situated across two floors, Partisan is a diverse, cultural hub acting as a social space for events, festivals, and art workshops. As an independently owned communal space, the beauty of Partisan…

  • The Blinders Interview: “There’s gonna be glitter”

    By Neil Harrison Photography: Sam Crowston/Nasty Man Creations The Blinders play sold-out Manchester headline show at Gorilla TONIGHT New album COLUMBIA out in September – available to pre-order now. Ahead of their sold-out headline show at Manchester’s Gorilla tonight, The Blinders have announced details of their eagerly anticipated debut album. Columbia is set to be released…

Instagram Feed

Something is wrong.
Instagram token error.
1

Categories