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 Andrew Furse (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 9th June 2012.
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.
Mayor Making and Honorary Freeman Ceremonies
Saturday 1 June 2013, 11.00am - 12 noon at Bath Abbey
Citizens and Visitors are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting, Election of Mayor and Honorary Freeman Ceremonies.
Please take your seats in the Abbey by 10.40am.
A Civic Procession will leave the Guildhall at 10.40am, process to the Abbey, and return at approximately 12 noon.
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