15:35: Hello and welcome to this liveblog about the Team GB victory parade in Manchester.
15:42: The Parade isn't scheduled to start until 16:30, but plenty of people are already here.
15:50: Oh dear, looks like it's going to rain. The parade hasn't even started yet. I hope everyone has brought their brolly...
15:55: Lots of flag sellers around the parade area!
16:00: Today's parade is being kindly funded by the National Lottery.
16:09: The route. The parade starts off near Castlefield, next to the old Roman Manchester and the Museum of Science and Industry, and will go through the city centre.
16:19: The parade, drummers, schoolkids and all, is finally starting to move.
16:30: Here come the coaches! A few snapshots of the athletes:
16:33: Some lovely and very ecstatic looking drummers here...
16:42: Loads of other lovely stuff on display here..
16:50: Everyone is now following the parade from behind!