British Citizenship Ceremony

Wednesday 2nd December 2015

In recognition of the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta the Guildhall hosted a citizenship ceremony, attended by the Lord Mayor, in the Old Library. The ceremony was a standard ceremony but in very special surroundings and a little grander than those receiving their citizenship had expected. It was a real pleasure to be invited to be a guest, together with many other livery masters, to see so many proud families watch as their relatives and friends went through the final step towards becoming a British citizen Each new British citizen received a special copy of one of the original charters