PHOTO GALLERY: Good Friday Walk of Witness kicks off Sleaford’s churches’ Easter weekend celebrations.

The annual Walk of Witness was held this morning in through Sleaford by the town’s churches.

The traditional Good Friday event saw members of various church congregations gather under the banner of Churches Together in Sleaford and District to set off from Station Road at 11am through the town along Southgate.

The Walk of Witness procession heads up Southgate in Sleaford today (Good Friday). EMN-160325-112003001

The Walk of Witness procession heads up Southgate in Sleaford today (Good Friday). EMN-160325-112003001

At the head of the procession a large wooden cross was symbollicaly carried, joined by church leaders, followed by around 150-200 churchgoers, who arrived at the Market Place at 11.20am for an open air service.

Traffic was held up by the police to allow the procession to move on unhindered.

There will be numerous further services at churches over the Easter period.