Many people seemed to be getting professional photos taken. We speculated that perhaps they were having family portraits done for those American style Christmas cards that I have heard about. Not infrequently the family groups were in matching colours - black pants and red tops for instance.
George Washington was wearing a Red Socks t-shirt and there was a large group of Uni students on a scavenger hunt. There were (good) buskers and though we had intentions of going to some historic sites, we couldn't seem to leave.