Enthronement of Suffolk’s new bishop

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Suffolk’s new bishop was enthroned during a ceremony at St Edmundsbury Cathedral on Saturday.

As is ancient custom, The Right Reverend Martin Seeley knocked on the cathedral door three times before being invited inside.

Mayor of Ipswich Glen Chisholm, Mayor of St Edmundsbury Patrick Chung and The Right Reverend Bishop Martin Seeley ANL-150620-205001009

Mayor of Ipswich Glen Chisholm, Mayor of St Edmundsbury Patrick Chung and The Right Reverend Bishop Martin Seeley ANL-150620-205001009

Fanfares, rousing hymns, celebration and applause all featured as part of the service, after which Bishop Martin took the time to meet members of his congregation.

Here is a selection of photographs from the event.