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City of London customs and traditions

Title
City of London customs and traditions
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Music; Jingle
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:51:08
Description
As London prepares for the Lord Mayor’s Show, this programme investigates the customs and traditions of the financial sector - the City - including Lord Mayor’s role and his carriage, Chief Commoner role, trade guilds and their traditions. Speaks to: incoming Lord Mayor Ronald Gardner-Thorpe; current Lord Mayor Peter Gadsden; Wendy Evans, Museum of London; Chief Commoner Colin Dyer(?); Master of the Poulters, John Kennedy-Melling. Also includes ceremonial music. Male presenter not identified. Break where news edited out.
Contributors
Ronald Gardner-Thorpe; Wendy Evans; Peter Gadsden; Colin Dyer(?); John Kennedy-Melling
Keywords
Elections; London; Religion; Travel; Canada; Furniture; History; Crafts; Customs and traditions; Working life; Accommodation; Ceremonies; Committees; Financial institutions; Trade guilds; City of London; Lord Mayors; Guilds; Museums; Buildings; Occupations; Coaches; Hallmarking; City of London Corporation; St. Paul’s Cathedral; Cathedrals; Sheriffs; Quality control; Precious metals industry; Ceremonial positions; Terms and phrases; Glass; Chairs; Lord Mayor’s Show; King John; Sayings; Framework knitting; George Ravenscroft

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