Ligny parade

On the Saturday we took part in a short parade to be welcomed by the local mayor.

IMG_3798The boys get ready take part in the parade.

IMG_3794Other groups practise drill but the Austrians turned up 200 years late for this one.

IMG_3800The French 9eme get ready.

Waterloo & Lingy 2015 027Lots of other French units turn up.

IMG_3803Including the guard.

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The Lancers also make an appearance.

Waterloo & Lingy 2015 030Officers turn up to part of course.

IMG_3816Some of them are very blingy

IMG_3823We listen to the speech intently but only Romain has any idea what he is saying!!

IMG_3828We suddenly find ourselves leading the parade Oops!!

IMG_3826We manage to cope though.