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

History of Bath

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

Medieval Bath

Bath became a city of trade and prospered from the woollen industry. It was ideally situated as drovers could bring their sheep in from the edge of the Cotswold Hills, the River Avon powered the mills and proximity to the port of Bristol helped the trader

21st Century Bath

A flourishing and vibrant city Bath boasts some of the finest Roman remains in Europe, superb Georgian architecture and extensive shopping of excellent quality. The city is a frequent winner of the 'Britain in Bloom' competition. It has two universities

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish