17 pictures as Lancashire bids farewell to comedy star Bobby Ball

Hundreds lined the streets at Lytham and Blackpool's Comedy Carpet to bid farewell to the Bobby Ball who passed away earlier this month.

Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 4:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 4:48 pm
Funeral of comedy legend Bobby Ball

The family have said donations will be welcome to Blue Skies Hospital Fund and Lowther Pavilion, both for which Bobby was a long time patron and supporter.

These were the scenes today as Lancashire paid tribute to Bobby Ball:

The cortege passes through Lytham town centre

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The cortege arrives at Hope Church on Preston Road
Comedy partner Tommy Cannon at Hope Church
Hope Church in Lytham
Funeral of comedy legend Bobby Ball at Hope Church in Lytham
Flowers in the shape of a guitar
Mourners on Preston Road outside Hope Church in Lytham
The cortege passes Lowther Pavilion where Bobby Ball was a patron
The cortege passes Lowther Pavilion where Bobby Ball was a patron
Mourners were able to sign a Book of Condolence at Lowther Pavilion where Bobby Ball was a patron
Crowds gathered on Lytham Green to say goodbye
The cortege arrives at Blackpool Tower
The cortege arrives at Blackpool Tower
The cortege arrives at Blackpool Tower
Crowds gathered on the Comedy Carpet to say goodbye to Bobby
Some of Bobby's friends on the Comedy Carpet by his famous catchphrase