6 December FESTIVE
City's new Lord Mayor elected
Church bells rang out in the City of London on September 29th as Alderman Charles Bowman was elected to become the 690th Lord Mayor of the City of London, a position he took over on 10th November.
The election and ceremony at Common Hall in Guildhall took place in front of a packed crowd of Liveryman, Aldermen, Judges, Sheriffs and the incumbent Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley. This was an ancient ceremony full of pomp and circumstance.