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Honorary Freeman Ceremony for Geoffrey Ashe MBE FRSL

A magnificent day indeed: Geoffrey Ashe MBE FRSL is formally adopted as an Honorary Freeman of Glastonbury.

‘Ashe made Freeman and says: this recognition is magnificent’ - 15th October 2015, Central Somerset Gazette

‘Ashe made Freeman and says: this recognition is magnificent’ – 15th October 2015, Central Somerset Gazette

Glastonbury’s First Green Mayor

Glastonbury's Deputy Mayor Green Cllr Jon Cousins and Green Mayor Cllr Denise Michell.

Glastonbury’s Deputy Mayor Green Cllr Jon Cousins and Green Mayor Cllr Denise Michell.

Sunday 14th June 2015 marked the ceremonial Mayor’s Sunday Parade, celebrating the election the Worshipful Denise Michell, the 316th (and first Green) Mayor of Glastonbury.

Cllr Michell’s newly elected Deputy Mayor is Green Councillor Jon Cousins.

Glastonbury’s MP, unformed cadets, the Archdruid and Bards of Ynys-witrin, Mace Bearers, Goddess Banner-bearers, a Marching Brass Band, sacred drummers, the Fire Brigade’s Guard of Honour, Councillors, Mayors and other dignitaries from the county… and even the festival’s Michael Eavis (foregoing his trademark shorts, and wearing long trousers especially!) took part in the procession – which was welcomed at St. John’s Church by the Vicar of Glastonbury Rev. David MacGeoch.