Parade proceeds on footpath ONLY and would approximately take 45-60 mins based on number of people and traffic on the day. All devotees should take sole responsibility for themselves and their children while walking and crossing the road between footpaths and take extras precaustions if required.
Volunteers wtih high visibility jackets will be guiding the Parade and all devotees must follow their instructions for everyone’s safety and successfull completion of Parade.
PCSO usually in attendence however any suspicious activities to be reported immediately.
We managed to get Band members/Dhol Players and Lezims if you anyone would like to try playing. Devotees should be extra cautious for safety while dancing and singing/chanting.
At the end of Parade Ganesh Idol will be immersed in Thames River by few trained volunteers but all other devotees must stay away from the watersdie to avoid risk of drowning.
Regular announcements about safety arrangements will be done through out the day.
Parade Walking route plan: