The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website

NEXT EVENT: The Mayor's Citizen Award

The Mayor is searching for his Citizen of the Year who must live in Bath, work here or belong to a group based in the city.

If you know anyone who deserves an award for their long-term voluntary work or a courageous act, pleae complete the nomination form by Monday 7 April 2014. Click here

Bath is a World Heritage Site in the South West of England. It is a City known primarily for its Roman and Georgian heritage. The spa waters and elegant architecture attract many visitors from all over the world.

This website provides an introduction to the role and function of the Mayor of Bath and the rich history that surrounds this ceremonial position.

The Mayor plays a significant ambassadorial role within the City, including welcoming visitors and maintaining links with international partners. The Mayoralty is separate from the Council and has no political power.

The current Mayor, Councillor Malcolm Lees (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 1 June 2013.

For information on how the Mayor is elected, please refer to the section 'Election of Mayor and Mayoral Duties' (under 'The Mayoralty' in the menu on the right).

If you would like the Mayor to attend an event, please Click here for more information.

 

 

Further Reading

Mayor’s Young Citizen of the Year Award 2013

Young Citizen of the Year 2013

Previous copies of Connections

History of Bath

Tracing the evolution of Bath from its origins to the present day

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish