Puppets go on parade

Shoppers in Carlisle city centre were treated to an unusual spectacle this afternoon - as giant puppets depicting characters from the local history were put through their paces ahead of their parade this weekend.

Puppets go on parade ahead of the Carlisle Pageant

Shoppers in Carlisle city centre were treated to an unusual spectacle this afternoon - as giant puppets depicting characters from the local history were put through their paces ahead of their parade this weekend.

Final preparations are underway for the Carlisle pageant - which is expecting to attract more than thirty puppets and thousands of visitors to the city.

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