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Annual General Meeting & Election of Mayor Ceremony 2015
The 788th Mayor of the City of Bath will be elected at 11am in a ceremony held in Bath Abbey on Saturday 6th June 2015.
Citizens and visitors are welcome to attend.
Members of the public are asked to arrive at Bath Abbey to be seated by 10.40 am. If you are not able to attend the Ceremony you may like to watch the Civic Procession led by the City Sword-Bearer, Mace-Bearers, Mayor, Charter Trustees and Honorary Aldermen of the City of Bath in their robes. This will leave the Guildhall at 10.40 am and return at 12 noon.
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.