Sunday is the busiest day for the Mayor, with the Mayors civic lunch; tour of the stalls and prize giving at the horticultural show just a few of the activities to fill the day.
Mayor presenting prizes in the Lambeth Horticultural Society tent
The Lambeth Horticultural Society hosts a Horticultural show and competition each year at the Lambeth Country Show.
Mayor and Mayoress with guests at the Mayors Civic Lunch
My first job of the day was to tour the entries and then hand prizes to the winners before heading back for the Mayors Civic Lunch.
Mayor of Lambeth speaking at the Mayors Civic Lunch
At the lunch was a wide variety of guests which included community representatives, local councillors and representatives from the Church, Police, Fire Brigade and the Army.
Mayor with local dancers in the Mayors Marquee at the Lambeth Country Show
There was entertaintment from a local group of talented young women who performed for guests.
I toured the show meeting many of the stall holders, many of whom have been coming to the Lambeth Country Show for many years.
Mayor and Mayores with the owner of Caribbean Cuisine
Whilst on the tour the Mayoress and I had a go on the popular miniature train.
Mayor and Mayoress on the miniature train
We popped by the Lambeth Life tent and couldn’t resist our chance to be on the front page.
Mayor and Mayoress on the front page of Lambeth Life
Later it was back to the Horticultural tent to give prizes to the Lambeth Schools wheelbarrow competition.
Mayor and Mayoress with winners of the Wheelbarrow competition
It was a long day and both the Mayoress and I were exhausted, but also hugely enjoyable and a delight to meet all the dedicated people who make it happen.
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