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ASDAN celebrates 10 years with the Lord Mayor’s Show

ASDAN was thrilled to take part in the Lord Mayor’s Show on Saturday 9 November 2019 in London.

The show is 804 years old and has been a fixture of London life for centuries, making it the world’s greatest unrehearsed civic procession and the longest-running TV programme. The event was broadcasted on BBC1 at 10.45am on Saturday. 

The show features over 6,500 participants, including the original 12 livery companies, charities and schools. This year’s show celebrated the appointment of Alderman William Russell of the Bread Street ward as Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2019/20.

ASDAN’s walking float featured over 30 young people from the National Volunteer Police Cadets in Greenwich and from the Resolution Dance Company in West London. The National Volunteer Police Cadets have their own cadet training programmes which are accredited by ASDAN through our Customised Accreditation initiative. We offer this bespoke arrangement to a range of voluntary and community organisations to recognise learners’ achievements.

Darren Hughes, ASDAN Regional Relationship Manager, said: “This was an incredible event to be part of once again and many thanks go to the two organisations who performed so well to make the ASDAN float full of colour, movement, sound and enthusiasm. ASDAN has taken part in the show for the last 10 years and we are very proud to have formed a working partnership with the show organisers to provide certificates of achievement.”

As well as taking part in the procession, ASDAN is delighted to recognise the contribution of participants to the show and the experience and skills gained, by providing them with certificates. To find out more about requesting volunteering certificates for this year’s show, please email

For further information about ASDAN’s Customised Accreditation offer, please contact


Young people from the National Volunteer Police Cadets

and Resolution Dance School at the Lord Mayor's Show,