A HUGE annual procession through the centre of High Wycombe to mark a Muslim holy day will take place in March.

Rolling road closures will be put on place whilst the procession to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad takes place around several streets in the town centre, on Sunday, March 15.

It will start from the Green Street Mosque, travel down Desborough Road and Bridge Street and onto Oxford Road and on to Castle Street.

From there worshippers will walk down Corporation Road, turn right along the High Street and into Paul's Row, then through the underpass and up to Wycombe Hospital where they will stop for short prayers for the sick.

From here they will make their way back to the Mosque in Green Street.

Roads closures will start from 11.30am and last until 2.30pm.

Sarah Widows, of Buckinghamshire County Council's Highways Department, said the parade is expected to take about two hours.

She said: "Rolling road closures will be in place. Police will stop traffic to allow the parade to pass, before reopening the road and allowing traffic to flow again."

See below for a map of the route.

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