The Charter of trustees of Kidderminster Annual Meeting and Mayor making ceremony.
This is a fascinating and ancient ceremony, with a very historic background.
This picture shows the mayor ( Cllr Marcus Hart) asking for nominations for the mayor’s position for the next municipal year
During the changeover from one mayor to the next we were all entertained by children from a local school singing.
The Mayor Cllr Howard Martin, duly elected, makes the declaration the oath of Acceptance of office and the oath of allegiance
Cllr Howard Martin expresses thanks for his election and announces his charities.
The mayor also outlines his aspirations for the forthcoming year
After the ceremony a reception was held. This picture shows Chairman of Wychavon with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham on the left, Councillor Michael Wilkes with wife Lady Mayoress Vivienne. On the right, newly elected Mayor of Kidderminster Cllr Howard Martin and Mayoress of Kidderminster, his wife Mrs Terry Martin.