Thousands line streets of Manea for village’s annual gala

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets of Manea to watch the parade make its way through village for the annual gala on Saturday (July 14).

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

The parade assembled at 11am outside Manea Community Primary School and School Lane and left at 11.30am to head towards the railway station.

Walking marshals monitored the parade to ensure safety, however organisers warned that any vehicles taking part should not overtake.

The parade proceeded along Station Road, High Street, Westfield Road and turned down Park Road to the playing field at 1pm where the gala was held.

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

One attendee said: “Every year since we moved to this great village in 2009 the MacNeil family has attended the Manea Gala.


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“We always have a great time, congratulations again to all the folks that made this year’s gala happen.

“The morning 5k run kicked off the gala in style and we’re already looking forward to next year.”

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the village’s annual gala. Picture: Ian

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the village’s annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the village’s annual gala. Picture: Ian

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the village’s annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian C

Thousands lined the streets in Manea to watch the parade at the villages annual gala. Picture: Ian Carter - Credit: Archant

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