The 804th edition of the traditional procession as a golden State Coach is pulled through London

The 804th edition of the traditional procession as a golden State Coach is pulled through London

Waving his feather trimmed tricorne hat from the golden Grand State Coach, London's soon-to-be Mayor looked joyful riding through the capital's s

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Waving his feather trimmed tricorne hat from the golden Grand State Coach, London‘s soon-to-be Mayor looked joyful riding through the capital’s streets this morning.

William Russell has been elected as the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London and raised his feather hat to crowds as part of the 804th Lord Mayor’s Show.

His carriage was drawn by six shire horses and paraded him along a three-mile-long route, starting at Mansion House at 11am and travelling via Cheapside and St Paul’s to the Royal Courts of Justice. 

Among the spectators was actor Damian Lewis and and wife Helen McCrory who were pictured wrapped up warm as they braced the cold for the procession.

Crowds greeted Mr Russell while also paying tribute to British culture, with some donning a Yorkshire Tea costume or a Tregothnan Tea prop on the back of their bicycle. 

William Russell has been elected as the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London and raised his feather hat to crowds as part of the 804th Lord Mayor's Show

William Russell has been elected as the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London and raised his feather hat to crowds as part of the 804th Lord Mayor's Show

William Russell has been elected as the 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London and raised his feather hat to crowds as part of the 804th Lord Mayor’s Show

Damian Lewis and wife Helen McCrory looked happier than ever as they enjoyed the sights of the Lord Mayor's Show in London, this morning

Damian Lewis and wife Helen McCrory looked happier than ever as they enjoyed the sights of the Lord Mayor's Show in London, this morning

Damian Lewis and wife Helen McCrory looked happier than ever as they enjoyed the sights of the Lord Mayor’s Show in London, this morning

Dancers, who are dressed in vibrant oriental dress, put on a spectacular display as they wave fans and vibrant sheets of material during the ceremony this morning

Dancers, who are dressed in vibrant oriental dress, put on a spectacular display as they wave fans and vibrant sheets of material during the ceremony this morning

Dancers, who are dressed in vibrant oriental dress, put on a spectacular display as they wave fans and vibrant sheets of material during the ceremony this morning

Performers sway and dance with pieces of blue material as they embark on the three-mile-long procession, in front of an oriental dragon

Performers sway and dance with pieces of blue material as they embark on the three-mile-long procession, in front of an oriental dragon

Performers sway and dance with pieces of blue material as they embark on the three-mile-long procession, in front of an oriental dragon

A group, who wear cat headpieces, raise their arms to the sky in an elaborate dance from a top platform in London today. One of them holds a giant spoon as the others theatrically greet the people on the street

A group, who wear cat headpieces, raise their arms to the sky in an elaborate dance from a top platform in London today. One of them holds a giant spoon as the others theatrically greet the people on the street

A group, who wear cat headpieces, raise their arms to the sky in an elaborate dance from a top platform in London today. One of them holds a giant spoon as the others theatrically greet the people on the street

With a nod to British culture, men are captured wearing crumpet costumes as they hop along London's streets. They appear joyful at the announcement of the capital's 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London, next to a Warbutons lorry

With a nod to British culture, men are captured wearing crumpet costumes as they hop along London's streets. They appear joyful at the announcement of the capital's 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London, next to a Warbutons lorry

With a nod to British culture, men are captured wearing crumpet costumes as they hop along London’s streets. They appear joyful at the announcement of the capital’s 692nd Lord Mayor of the City of London, next to a Warbutons lorry

People don golden coloured waistcoats and gloves as they push mock bars of gold through London's streets this morning

People don golden coloured waistcoats and gloves as they push mock bars of gold through London's streets this morning

People don golden coloured waistcoats and gloves as they push mock bars of gold through London’s streets this morning

Mr Russell looks pleased as he heads for the State Coach which takes him through London's streets at 11am this morning

Mr Russell looks pleased as he heads for the State Coach which takes him through London's streets at 11am this morning

Mr Russell looks pleased as he heads for the State Coach which takes him through London’s streets at 11am this morning

A woman is photographed smiling as she skips along London's streets in a Yorkshire Tea costume,today. She is followed by two people who don a teabag outfits as part of the exciting procession

A woman is photographed smiling as she skips along London's streets in a Yorkshire Tea costume,today. She is followed by two people who don a teabag outfits as part of the exciting procession

A woman is photographed smiling as she skips along London’s streets in a Yorkshire Tea costume,today. She is followed by two people who don a teabag outfits as part of the exciting procession

 

  

 

 

 

 

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