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Stories of Lynn's final Spring talk

A black and white photograph of May Florence Ada Coxon, the first female mayor kicking a football on the sidelines of a pitch, watched by her husband, some time in the 1930s

Published: Wednesday, 18th April 2018

Stories of Lynn's successful Spring Talks programme finishes on Tuesday 24 April with a fascinating talk titled 'The First and Latest Female Mayors'.

Stories of Lynn’s Learning and Engagement Officer, Rachael Williams, will explore the life of Florence Ada Coxon, who became the first female mayor of King’s Lynn in 1925, with the current Mayor of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, Councillor Carol Bower, reflecting on her experience of being mayor in 2018, as she comes to the end of her tenure.

The talk will feature a wealth of photographs and information recently shared by the family of Florence Ada Coxon, as well as the official portrait of Cllr Bower, this year presented by Your Local Paper to King’s Lynn Town Hall, to mark the end of Cllr Bower’s time as Mayor in May.

The talk takes place at 6:30 – 7:30pm at King’s Lynn Town Hall, with tickets available on the door for £2.50.

Find out more on Stories of Lynn's events page or by calling 01553 774 297.

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