Great Yarmouth mayor Kerry Robinson-Payne leads civic service procession through town

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

Holidaymakers in Great Yarmouth were given a close up view of a traditional ceremony as the mayor of the town and wider borough held her civic service.

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

On Sunday Kerry Robinson-Payne led fellow borough councillors from the town hall to St Mary's Church for the service.

The parade included cadets who entertained the crowds along Regent Road with music.

Mrs Robinson-Payne chose to hold the service at the catholic church as she is a member of the congregation and 11 years ago it had hosted a similar service for her late mother, Susan Robinson, when she was mayor.

The service was conducted by Father Phillip Shryane.

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant


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Mrs Robinson-Payne said: 'It was lovely to walk down a packed Regent Road and see people turn and watch as we went along Regent Road.'

She also added the event reflected on the role of the mayor with the local community and her family's link to St Mary's Church.

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The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the serv

The mayor of Great Yarmouth Kerry Robinson-Payne led the procession to St Mary's Church for the service. Picture: Darren Payne - Credit: Archant

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