MORE than 1,000 people packed into Huddersfield Town Hall to celebrate Pakistan's Independence Day.
The event is organised by the Pakistani Community Alliance.
Among the guests were the leader of Kirklees Council, Clr Kath Pinnock, and the mayor, Clr Barbara Allonby.
Both gave speeches to mark the event.
Awards for outstanding achievement were handed out for sport and community service.
Children dressed in national costume to sing the Pakistani anthem.
There was also a magic show for youngsters and food was served.
Alliance chairman Shahida Awan said the independence anni- versary celebration was always a very successful event.