The Mayor of Bath

Introduction to the Mayor of Bath Website

The 793 Mayor of Bath is Councillor Manda Rigby 

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MAYOR OF BATHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION

'MEMORIES OF BATH, LONELY IN LOCKDOWN'

As we pass the 100 day in lockdown point, what will you remember from this period?

The Mayor of Bath (Councillor Manda Rigby) is inviting entries to an open photographic competition, with the theme Memories of Bath, Lonely in Lockdown.  Her theme for the year is Combatting Loneliness, Bath the Friendly City, and she is keen to receive your memories from the last few months. 

For information on how to enter and T&Cs click on the tab to the right where pictures will be displayed.

New Mayor of Bath

On 6 June 2020 the 793rd Mayor of Bath, Councillor Manda Rigby, chose as her theme for the year "Combatting Loneliness, Bath the Friendly City".

Manda's acceptance speech, setting out her theme is below, and has been very well received by the community. It can be seen at

Annual General Meeting of the Charter Trustees of the City of Bath, 6 June 2020  

BBC RADIO BRISTOL INTERVIEW:

On Saturday 20 June the Mayor gave an interview to BBC Radio Bristol reporter Ali Vowles on her theme for the year "Combatting Loneliness, Bath the Friendly City". To listen to the interview click on the link below.

Mayor of Bath BBC Radio Interview

 MAYOR'S CORPS OF HONORARY GUIDES WALKS SUSPENDED:

Having constantly reviewed the situation about COVID-19, the MCHG committee have reached a decision that as of this morning (16 March 2020) all guided walks will be suspended until further notice.

It has been a difficult decision to make but given the current situation it was felt that this was the best course of action.

Further Reading

Norman Bath

The Norman invasion of 1066 brought with it a change of ruler and a change of fortune for the town. In 1088 Bath was involved in a revolt against the rule of King William II. Using Bristol as a base, rebel Norman bishops ravaged Bath and the surrounding a

Mayor's Citizen of the Year

MEMORIES OF BATH, LONELY IN LOCKDOWN

Photo Comp

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish