The Mayor of Bath

Election of Mayor and Mayoral Duties

 

Each year the Charter Trustees of the City of Bath elect one of their number to be their Chairman and Mayor of the City of Bath and another to be Vice Chairman and Deputy Mayor of the City of Bath. They also elect a Committee of seven Charter Trustees to oversee the day-to-day functions of the Mayoralty and the Charter Trustees.

The Mayor accepts hundreds of invitations to visit organisations, charities and groups representing all parts of the local community. Invitations to the Mayor's Parlour to meet the Mayor are extended both to local groups and visitors to the City.  See The Function of the Mayor for further information on the range of events and functions the Mayor attends.

 

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an event, in the first instance please Click here for the Mayor's Attendance Request Form and complete and return it to the Mayor's Office either by

Email:  mayorofbath@bathnes.gov.uk  or 

Post:  The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath, Guildhall, Bath, Somerset BA1 5AW.

You may wish to telephone the Mayor's Secretary in advance to check availability on 01225 477411

 

Once the invitation has been accepted and confirmed by the Mayor, you will be sent a Protocol Form to complete and return to the Mayor's Office.

Further Reading

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.

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website

Saxon Bath

It was almost 200 years before the Saxons gained full control of the south of England after the withdrawal of the Romans. In 577, there was a great battle to the north of Bath at Dyrham. The Saxons triumphed, killing three local kings and taking the three

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish