Pearly Kings and Queens from London are gathering in Tunbridge Wells for the funeral of Brian Hemsley.
Mr Hemsley, who was from Crowborough, was known as the Pearly King of Tunbridge Wells.
His funeral is taking place at Tunbridge Wells Crematorium.
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