The Mayor of Leicester, Sir Peter Soulsby, has been getting acquainted with the facial reconstruction of Richard III.
The head is going on a tour of the country, beginning at Leicester's Guildhall exhibition.
Relatives of Richard III, whose body was unearthed in Leicester, have won the right to challenge plans to rebury his remains in the city.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is on display today in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Members of the Richard III Society and other dignitaries held a rose-laying ceremony today at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre.