Salisbury will soon have a new Mayor

on Friday, 29 April 2022.

On Saturday 14 May, Mayor Making will take place to handover the Mayoral chain from Cllr Caroline Corbin to Cllr Tom Corbin who will become the 761st The Right Worshipful the Mayor of the City of Salisbury.

A Civic Procession of visiting Mayors from neighbouring towns and cities, local dignitaries and invited guests will leave the Guildhall in procession via Fish Row, Butchers Row, Minster Street and into St. Thomas’s Church at approx. 10.20am with a fanfare played by the Shrewton Silver Band.

The official Mayor Making Service and Full Council meeting of Salisbury City Council will take place in St Thomas’s Church at 10.30am.

There is an official hand over of the Mayoral Chain by the outgoing Mayor to the new Mayor of the City of Salisbury during this meeting.

The Civic Party will then make their way from St. Thomas’s Church via St Thomas Square and Blue Boar Row to the Guildhall for a private reception.

Alongside the Charter Market in the Market Place, there will also be music and activities from 10am – 4pm in the Guildhall Square throughout the day including a free children’s workshop in front of the War Memorial. Come along to make a Mayors chain or hat. All are invited to join the fun!

For more information contact 01722 342860. An agenda for the Annual Meeting of the Council will soon be available to view here: https://bit.ly/3L2jHlX