Preston's Good Friday Walk of Witness attended by hundreds of worshippers

Hundreds of worshippers from across the Christian faith made their way through Preston city centre for the Good Friday Walk of Witness.

Friday, 19th April 2019, 2:15 pm
Updated Friday, 19th April 2019, 3:19 pm
The Walk of Witness through Preston city centre

The walk started at 11.45am from St George’s Church in Lune Street, then going up Lune Street, along Fishergate and to the Flag Market.

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There were readings from representatives of many Christian denominations across the city and hymns.

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The Walk of Witness through Preston city centre

Walks have taken place on Good Friday for hundreds of years.

The annual Good Friday Walk of Witness sees Christians of different denominations and of no affiliation imitate the journey that Jesus Christ took carrying his cross through the streets of Jerusalem.

Worshippers carrying a cross through the city centre streets
The parade concluded at Flag Market