A member of staff carries flowers into the York Minster a day before the enthronement ceremony of the 97th Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.
Archbishop John Sentamu helps out one of the drummers who travelled with him by boat. Dr Sentamu became the first black archbishop in the Church of England when he was elected.
Dr John Sentamu receives a kiss from a well-wisher in the crowd after his arrival at York Minster.
Clergy arrive at York Minister to take their places in the church ahead of the enthronement ceremony. They were part of a 3,000-strong congregation.
Dr John Sentamu shelters beneath an umbrella to protect his specially-designed cope and mitre ahead of the service.
Ugandan-born Dr John Sentamu bangs the door of York Minster ahead of his Enthronement Service as the 97th Archbishop of York .
The new Archbishop of York wore a spectacular cope and mitre. They were based on a picture called The Tree of Life which hung in his private chapel in Birmingham.
Dr John Sentamu played the drums during the proceedings which included African music alongside the traditional service.
The new archbishop dances with an African band after his enthronement at York Minister.
The new Archbishop of York poses for photographs outside York Minster. In his sermon he called on the Church of England to revive its spirit of "wonder".
Balloons were released outside the Minister as York's new archbishop blesses the city following his enthronement.