DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY COLLECTING THE FREEDOM OF HER HOME CITY OF CARDIFF

A very elegant looking Dame Shirley Bassey collected her award today wearing a patterned midi dress with a silver belt, a black blazer and heels.

Cardiff council Huw Thomas said Dame Shirley is undoubtedly one of Wales greatest exports with a career spanning over seven decades.

Dame Shirley looked thrilled as she was presented with the accolade by the Lord Mayor  of Cardiff during a special ceremony at Cardiff’s City Hall (Neuadd y Ddinas Caerdydd) 

Dame Shirley joins Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and Pope John Paul II in receiving the honour.

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Dame Shirley, who walked into Cardiff City Hall to the music of “Goldfinger”, told ITV Wales receiving the honour was “up there with getting her Damehood”.

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