17 wonderful pictures from the annual Leeds Vaisakhi parade from The Sikh Temple to Millennium Square

It’s one of the most important festivals in the calendar for the Sikh community in Leeds.

The city’s annual Vaisakhi procession - Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan - took place on Saturday April 20 this year, setting off from The Sikh Temple on Chapeltown Road at 10.30am, with floats passing through Chapeltown. After visiting three gurdwaras, the procession arrived at Millennium Square, where there was food, music and martial arts displays until 3.30pm.

Here are wonderful pictures from the celebrations, as thousands joined the parade in Leeds.

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