In Pictures: News Letter Festival of Marching Bands

Marching Bands from every county in Northern Ireland took to the stage at the Ulster Hall on Friday night.

The annual News Letter Festival of Marching Bands in association with the Ulster Bands Forum featured bands including Pride of the Lagan Valley Flute, South Belfast; Ballylesson Old Boys Flute, Drumbo; Commons Silver, Newry; Lord Carson Accordion, East Belfast; and Dummigans Accordion, Larne.

The festival of marching bands in Belfast's Ulster Hall

The festival of marching bands in Belfast's Ulster Hall

See Thursday’s paper for more pictures of the event