The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website

 The 792 Mayor of Bath is Councillor Gerry Curran 

NEXT EVENT:   

Mayor's Art Show 2019

The Mayor of Bath and the Rotary Club of Bathavon are encouraging artists to get their applications in now for the 16th annual Art Show being held in the Guildhall on Friday and Saturday 1 & 2 November. 

Profits from this year's show will be shared between The Mayor of Bath™s Relief Fund, which helps local people facing hard times, and the two Rotary Bathavon Joint Presidents' charities, Bath Stroke Support Group and The Genesis Trust.

This free exhibition is open to the public from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on 1 and 2 November.

For an application form please Click here

 

Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2018-19 

Between Wednesday 18 September and Tuesday 1 October the Annual Governnance & Accountability Return for the year ended 31 March 2019 will be available to view. 

For the Annual Governance & Accountability Return  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 Gerry Curran (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 1 June 2019.

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 go to the 'Contact Us' page for more information.  

Further Reading

Mayor's Citizen of the Year

Roman Bath

In 43 AD, the Roman Empire was expanding to include the viable and lucrative outpost of Britain. The Romans built the Fosse Way from Lincoln to Exeter and discovered the hot springs of Bath on their way south.

Georgian Bath

Three men were to be instrumental in transforming a medieval walled City of 3,000 people into an elegant Georgian City with a population of 30,000.

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish