Hand casting Lord Mayor 2011 pouring the pewter
23rd November 2011
Coucillor Sylvia Dunkley followed the tradition of incoming Lord Mayors by visiting Freeman College with her Consort John Dunkley to have their hands cast in pewter .
Founded just over 5 years ago ,Freeman College is a specialist education charity for young people with autistic spectrum conditions and operates on a number of sites across the city . College spokesman David Heugh said "All our new students cast their hands in pewter to acknowledge a new phase in their life as they commence their three year studies. VIP visitors this year included John Nettles when he starred in Hamlet at The Crucible and the students are always pleased to help our visitors when they come to cast their hands"