Southwark Cathedral this Sunday staged a day long celebration inside and outside the ancient building to mark its first hundred years as a cathedral church.
The Bishop of Southwark with South London pearly kings and queens
Prunella Scales and Timothy West are regular members of the cathedral congregation
Edwardian characters in the cathedral's millennium courtyard
Market stalls had specially opened to feed the pilgrims from parishes and the mayors of the boroughs within the Southwark Diocese.
The Dean of Southwark enjoying the party
From left to right: the sub-dean of Bergen, Fr Marcel McCarron of St George's RC Cathedral, Southwark, Fr Joabe Cavalcanti from St Hugh's Crosby Row, the dean of Rouen Cathedral and the minister of the Norwegian Church in Rotherhithe
The inside of the cathedral tower was decorated with party balloons prepared by the Sunday School and described by the Bishop as representing rising prayers.
Crowds mingle in the south churchyard after Evensong