The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website


NEXT EVENT:  

The Mayor's Art Show

The Mayor of Baths Art Show will be held again this year in the Brunswick Room at the Guildhall, Bath from the 27-29 October  The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath (Councillor Paul Crossley) will welcome exhibitors and invited guests at the Preview at 6.00 pm on Thursday 27 October.

The show is run in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Bath West. Proceeds will be shared between their charity, Bath Stroke Support Group, and The Mayor of Baths Relief Fund. For an application form 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 Paul Crossley (pictured), was elected to office at the annual Mayor Making ceremony held in Bath Abbey on 4 June 2016.

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

20th Century Bath

Between 1936 and 1940, Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia resided here during his exile. He took a house in Newbridge Hill, which is now a community centre for ethnic minorities. On 18th October 1954 Haile Selassie was admitted as an Honorary Freeman of t

Noteworthy Mayors

The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath

A comprehensive guide to the traditions of Bath's Mayoralty

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish