Another bout of rain on the royal parade

Abbott Bryning with the Queen.
Abbott Bryning with the Queen.

As the Queen visited Lancaster, long-standing city councillor Abbott Bryning popped in to the Guardian offices with an album of photographs from his time as mayor of Lancaster in 1980, when the city also welcomed Queen Elizabeth.

Coun Bryning met her majesty at Lacaster Railway Station before she met numerous wellwishers.

Coun Abbott Bryning with the Queen at Lancaster Railway Station.

Coun Abbott Bryning with the Queen at Lancaster Railway Station.

Here we feature some of Coun Bryning’s photos from the occasion. As you can see, some things never change as once again the Queen had to have an umbrella handy for her trip!

Coun Abbott Bryning meets the Queen.

Coun Abbott Bryning meets the Queen.

Coun Abbott Bryning introduces his wife Elsie to the Queen.

Coun Abbott Bryning introduces his wife Elsie to the Queen.