The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website


The 791 Mayor of Bath, Councillor Patrick Anketell-Jones 

NEXT EVENT:  

Mayor's Art Show 2018

The Mayor of Bath and the Rotary Club of Bathavon are encouraging artists to get their applications in now for the 15th annual Art Show taking place on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November.

To obtain an application form please contact the Mayors office at mayorofbath@bathnes.gov.uk  

Remembrance Events 2018

This year Sunday 11 November is the centenary of the end of the First World War. Please Click here  to see a listing of Remembrance events taking place within in the City and the wider area.  

To see the Mayor's Poppy Appeal message please Click here

 

 

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 Patrick Anketell-Jones (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 2 June 2018.

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 go to the 'Contact Us' page for more information.  

Further Reading

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

Arms of The City of Bath

An explanation of the Arms of the City of Bath

The Mayor's Corps of Honorary Guides

Information on Free Guided Walks of the City

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish