Their marches are normally part of the poltical fabric of Northern Ireland, but today the spa of Harrogate hosted its first ever Orange march. It was the brainchild of a local man but it was attended by other Orange groups from around the UK.
There were initial fears that there could have been counter protests from the catholic community. But the march passed off without any visible opposition.
Up to 200 people are expected to take part in a controversial Orange Order march in Harrogate today.
The organisers, the Harrogate Sons of William, say they are expressing their opinion and do not intend to cause offence to the Catholic Church.
We have spoken to Councillor Geoff Webber about the march.