The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website

 

NEXT EVENT:  

The Mayor of Bath's Art Show 2014 

The Mayor of Bath and The Bath West Rotary Club are encouraging artists to get their applications in now for the 2014 Art Show in the Guildhall on October 31 and 1 November.  Last year a record number of paintings were sold, which meant a bumper bonus for the Mayor's and Rotary President's charities. 

Profits from the show will be shared between The Mayor of Bath's Relief Fund, which helps local people facing hard times and the Friends of Young Carers charity.

Click here for an application form.

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 Cherry Beath (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 7 June 2014.

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

Royal Charters

Information about Bath's 27 Royal Charters

Victorian Bath

In 1830 Princess Victoria made her first and last visit to Bath to open the Royal Victoria Park, which was designed by the City Architect, Major Edward Davis. It was an area containing a wide selection of trees and shrubs from around the world and provide

Renaissance Bath

The visit of Bishop Oliver King from Wells in 1499 began a transformation of the Bath Priory. The monastic establishment was judged to be morally lax and the medieval church was decaying rapidly.

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish