Canon tends to flock!

Traffic was brought to a standstill in central London by a herd of sheep travelling across London Bridge.

The right to herd sheep across the bridge dates back to more than 800 years.

One of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence today, is believed to have been first presented in 1237.

Canon Huw was awarded the “Freeman of the City of London” in 2012 and as a result one of the ancient privileges is to drive sheep across London Bridge. Once a year the Bridge is closed so that freemen of the City of London, if they wish, can exercise that right. This year he chose to exercise that right!

Incidentally Barbara Windsor MBE also chose to exercise that right this year!                      (What a carry on!!!)

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