Orange Order members arrived at Stormont in Belfast, during a huge loyal order parade to mark the centenary of the signing of the pro-Union Ulster Covenant.
An estimated 30,000 marchers will take part in the Orange Order event, which is seeing a massive cultural festival in the grounds of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont in east Belfast, held to remember the 1912 proclamation against plans for Home Rule in Ireland.
Thousands of unionists have marched peacefully through Belfast to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Ulster Covenant.
A group of bandsmen get ready to take part in Saturday's Ulster Covenant parade in the name of the Union.
An Orange Order parade will be held in Belfast tomorrow to celebrate the centenary of the Ulster Covenant.