At the time of the election of the Lord Mayor and at other formal functions, guests are invited to deliver a speech to Common Hall. A selection of these are available here.


Onyinye Udokporo spoke jointly with Angela Roach, the Assistant Town Clerk, at Common Hall for the election of the Lord Mayor. Onyinye won a scholarship from the Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers that enabled her to board at Christ’s Hospital independent school, where she thrived academically and embedded herself in the school community. In 2020, she was named as one of Rare Recruitment’s Rising Stars – Top 10 Black Students.

Angela’s speech

Onyinye’s speech

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