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Thursday 04 May 2023

Salisbury will soon have a new Mayor

On Saturday 13 May, Mayor Making will take place to handover the Mayoral chain from Cllr Tom Corbin to Cllr Atiqul Hoque who will become the 762nd 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. 11.40am 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 12.00pm.

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.

For more information contact 01722 342860. An agenda for the Annual Meeting of the Council is available to view here:

Click here to view the road closures on the day