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In pictures: Lord Mayor’s Show fireworks

Pictures by Peter Simmonds

Crowds lined Blackfriars Bridge, the Queen's Walk on the South Bank, Waterloo Bridge and Victoria Embankment to watch the annual firework display marking the City's new mayoral year.

Lord Mayors Show

The display was fired from a barge moored on the Thames between Waterloo and Blackfriars bridges.

Lord Mayors Show

Eight pyrotechnicians spend two days getting more than half a tonne of giant fireworks into position and ready for launch.

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