DOZENS gathered for an annual Peace Walk from one of Southampton’s most popular city centre spots.

The group were from various faiths got together to enjoy visits to some of the city’s religious centres.

The walk was also attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Southampton, who accompanied the group on their walk.

The Mayor made a speak at the start of the walk before the group began their journey.

The walk started at 12.15pm in East Park, Southampton.

The event attracted more than 50 people of all different faiths and backgrounds, no matter their age or race.

One woman who attended the event had travelled all the way from Devon to attend

Organised by Southampton’s Council of Faiths it is one of a number of events aimed at bringing people of different faiths together in the name of education and mutual understanding.

The walk started at the Queens Fountain in East Park on Above Bar Street and visited Medina Mosque, Nanaksar Gurdwara, Southampton Synagogue, Friends Meeting House and Central Baptist Church.

The group were provided with lunch and refreshments on route.

In total, the group walked 3.5 miles and spent roughly more than four hours promoting their message.

The numbers of attendees had doubled from last year’s event.

The Peace Walk takes place twice a year annually and is open to people of all ages, religions and backgrounds.