Over 50 floats set to take part in Olympic-themed Lord Mayor’s procession

The annual Lord Mayor's procession returns to Norwich on Saturday evening, with over 50 floats set to entertain the crowds.

This year's procession will wind its way from St Stephens Road from 5pm, down to Whitefriars by 7.30pm.

Thousands of people are expected to line the streets for the annual procession, which this year has an Olympic theme to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The full list of entrants for today's Lord Mayor's procession is as follows:

1 City of Norwich Pipe Band

2 Town crier

3 Whifflers and snap dragon

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4 Civic party and judges

5 Norwich Olympic torchbearers

6 Hoola hoops Olympic rings

7 Klangs Entourage

8 Norwich Samba

9 Red Hat Society (Norfolk Broads Chapter)

10 Chermond Gym Club

11 Hollybrook House

12 Lord Mayor's Charity Bus

13 Future Projects

14 City of Norwich - Civic Association

15 11th Norwich Sea Scouts

16 Splitz Dance Group

17 Norwich City Powerchair Football Club

18 The Colour

19 BBC Radio Norfolk

20 Peapod Pre-School

21 Yvonne School of Dance

22 Norwich Community West Schools Cluster

23 Beccles Carnival

24 Twirlesque

25 Norwich 99.9

26 Norwich Sci-Fi Club

27 East Coast Truckers Charity

28 Lakenham Hewett Rugby Football Club

29 Heart 102.4

30 Norwich Star Wars Club

31 H.M. Coastguards

32 Sports Park, UEA

33 Maddermarket Theatre

34 The Catherine Wheel

35 The Castle Pub

36 Whitwell and Reepham Railway

37 St Edmunds Society

38 Aspire Dance

39 Down's Syndrome Norfolk

40 East City and Framlingham Earl Area Children's Centre

41 Pam Clarke Music and Dance Academy

42 Norwich Sea Cadets

43 Funky Fusion Dance

44 Gasway

45 ABC Taxis LTD

46 Dinosaur Adventure Park

47 UIM Group

48 The Salvation Army

49 Royal British Legion

50 Angel Road Junior School

51 Reepham high school

52 Cromer Carnival

53 Bernard Matthews Farms

54 In-Touch Systems

The various floats will be collecting funds for this year's civic charity, Future Projects, offering collection buckets for people to donate to.

- Make sure to check back to www.eveningnews24.co.uk for live coverage of the Lord Mayor's Celebrations during the weekend and if you use Twitter, be sure to use the hashtag #LordMayors to see your pictures and tweets included in our live blog.

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