Civic Reception, 16th June, 2016
The Lord–Lieutenant and Viscountess De L’Isle hosted a reception for The High Sheriff, Lord Mayor of Canterbury and all other incoming Local Authority Mayors and Chairmen in the Barons Hall at Penshurst Place on Thursday 16 June 2016. In welcoming everyone to Penshurst Place the Lord-Lieutenant congratulated those civics present on being honoured as first citizen of their communities. Two of the Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets Cadet CSM Tom Hunt and Cadet Sgt Tidd were on duty.
The Deputy Lieutenants, who act as a link between The Lieutenancy and Local Authorities were also present as hosts, and met the guests. In concluding his speech Lord De L’Isle wished everyone on behalf of his wife, Richard Oldfield- Vice-Lord-Lieutenant, and all members of the Lieutenancy, combined very best wishes for a happy, memorable and productive year in office.