Diary of Civic Engagements

Monday 21 November - 4 December 2016

Date

Time

Description

Attending

Mon 21 Nov

1915 for 1930

The Bradford Flower Club: Autumn guest evening, with demonstrator Elizabeth Bishop (theme: 'Red Hot Chilli Xmas').

Haworth Road Methodist Church, Haworth Road, BD9 6LH

Lady Mayoress (Only)

Tue 22

Nov

1230

Bradford College: Graduation ceremonies 2 & 3.

lunch at Grove Building, Bradford College; ceremonies at Life Centre, Wapping Road, Bradford BD3 0EQ

DLM (Only)

Wed 23 Nov

0930

Bradford College: Graduation ceremonies 4-5.

Ceremonies at Life Centre, Wapping Road, Bradford BD3 0EQ; lunch at The Grove Restaurant, Grove Building, Bradford College.

LM (Both)

 

1400

Bradford Council: Citizenship ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

 

1900

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Curry Club.

Bangkok Thai Restaurant, 18 East Parade,

Little Germany, Bradford, BD1 5EE

LM (Both)

Thu 24 Nov

1730 for 1800

Civic reception for Bradford South Scout Awards (Cubs).

Ernest Saville Room and Council Chamber, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1800

National Media Museum: launch of exhibition "Fox Talbot: dawn of the photograph", with special guest Mat Collishaw.  Guided tour at 1900 led by curator Russell Roberts.

Galleries 1 & 2, National Media Museum, Pictureville, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

Fri 25 Nov

1915

Charity fundraising evening (Rock Choir etc) in support of the Marie Curie Bradford Hospice.

The French Ballroom, Midland Hotel, Cheapside, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Sat 26 Nov

0950 for 1000

Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain: service to remember the victims of the Holodomor.

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church, Park View Road, Bradford BD9 4PA

DLM (Only) until 1030 only

 

1000

St Paul's Church (C of E), Wibsey:

Lord Mayor to open annual Christmas Fayre.

St Winefride's Church Hall, St Paul's Road, Wibsey, Bradford 6.

LM (Both)

 

1145

Junior Chamber International, Bradford: Lord Mayor to attend launch of the annual Secret Santa Appeal.

Upper Mall, outside Virgin media store, Kirkgate shopping centre, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1300/1315

BEAP Community Partnerhsip: Pitha Mela and Multi Faith event.

Shapla Hall, 21 Cornwall Terrace, Bradford, BD8 7JS

LM (Both)

 

1930

269 (West Riding) Battery & 101 (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery: annual Armistice Dinner.

Carlton Barracks, Carlton Gate, Leeds LS7 1HE

LM (Both)

 

2000

Believe Ballroom Dance Centre:

Exam presentation evening.

114 Sunbridge Rd, Bradford, BD1 2NE

DLM (Only)

Sun 27 Nov

1500

Bradford Synagogue: Afternoon tea (Mitzvah Day) to welcome fifty asylum seekers.

Bradford Synagogue, Bowland Street, Bradford 1.

LM (Both)

Mon 28 Nov

1215

The Rotary Club of Keighley: Lord Mayor's annual visit.  Lord Mayor to speak about his year in Civic Office to date and his Appeal fund.

Keighley Rugby Union Football Club, Utley, Keighley, BD20 6DT

LM (Both)

 

1800

Bradford Council/Bradford Museums & Galleries: Reception for the Sneaky Peek events volunteers.  Certificate presentations.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Tue 29 Nov

1000

Civic reception and tour for school councillors from East Morton Primary School.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1245 for 1300

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boy' George Shields Young (aged 23).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

 

1430

Courtesy call by Rais Hasan and Dean Denby (of the Bradford Photographic Society) who are to present a canvas image of City Park to the Lady Mayoress.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1730

Bishop of Bradford's Office/Bradford Cathedral: Farewell service for Father Ralph Crowe.

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EG

LM (Both)

 

1830

Affinity Sutton Youth Sports/Comic Relief: Bad 4mation Dance Production, featuring Bradford College.

Sutton community centre, Kyffin Place, Bradford

BD2 8NB

DLM (Only)

 

1845

Muslim Women's Council: 'Shared heritage of Daughters of Eve - Headcoverings: reflections from Women of Faith' book launch event.

Pictureville, National Media Museum, Bradford

BD1 1NQ

LM (Both)

Wed 30 Nov

1130 for 1145

West Yorkshire Police: simulated VIP visit for a Police training exercise.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

 

1245

University of Bradford: Lord Mayor to attend graduation ceremonies 2 and 3.

The Great Hall, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP

LM (Both)

 

1345

Bradford Council: Citizenship ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

Thu 01 Dec

1000

Bradford & District Disabled People's Forum:

Lord Mayor to officially open Disability History Month 2016.

The Prolegis Suite, Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road, Bradford BD8 8BD.

LM (Both)

 

1000

University of Bradford: Deputy Lord Mayor to attend graduation ceremonies.

The Great Hall, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP

DLM (Only)

 

1445

Bradford Council/Visitor Bradford/Visitor Information Centre: Curry Capital 2016 awards event and afternoon tea.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

Fri 02 Dec

1145 for 1230

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Christmas Lunch.

Banqueting Hall & Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1530

BAR Events UK: Ilkley Christmas Tepees (pop-up Christmas event), with Santa's Grotto, bar and dining.

Christmas Tepees, Ilkley Park, Ilkley LS29 9EU

DLM (Only)

 

1555

Bradford South Area Co-ordinator's Office/Wibsey Events Group: Christmas Lights 'Switch on' event.

Wibsey Village centre (outdoors), Bradford.

LM (Both)

Sat 03 Dec

1045

Clayton Dickensian open air Christmas market (12th anniversary).  Lord Mayor to crown the Snow Queen.

(Initially meet at) Clayton Village Hall, then process to Clayton Lane, Clayton BD14 6QN

LM (Both)

 

1245

Bradford Salem RFC -v- Acklam RFC fixture. Luncheon and rugby match.

Bradford Salem RFC, Shay Lane, Heaton, Bradford BD9 6SL

DLM (Only)

 

1400

100th Birthday celebrations of Mrs Annie Proctor.

Francis House, 2 Hatfield Road, Undercliffe, Bradford, BD2 4QD

LM (Both)

 

1550

Burley Community Trust, Christmas Lights/Street Market: Lord Mayor to officially switch-on the Christmas lights (1630), preceded by short service and carol singing.

(Meet at) rear of Queen's Hall LS29 7BT, then through street market to The Grange, Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale.

LM (Both)

 

1845

Stage 84: annual Christmas concert.

Beckfoot School, Wagon Lane, Bingley BD16 1EE

LM (Both)

Sun 04 Dec

1320

REME Association (West Yorkshire Branch): St Eligius Day service, followed by buffet and entertainment.

The Salvation Army Citadel, Wibsey, Bradford and Slackside WMC for refreshments after the service.

LM (Both)

 

1345

Keighley West Ward Charity 'Bake off' for Macmillan Cancer Support. Deputy Lord Mayor to draw raffle and announce highest bid for cake auction.

Laycock Village Hall, Laycock, Keighley.

DLM (Only)

 

 

1700

Eccleshill Village Steering Group/Community Association: Eccleshill village Christmas lights 'switch-on' ceremony.

Recreation Ground & Eccleshill Community Association, Mechanics' Institute, Stone Hall Road, Bradford BD2 2EW

LM (Both)

Forthcoming dates for your diary

Thu 8 Dec

1700

Lord Mayor’s Appeal: Christmas Stars evening.

Banqueting Hall and Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

(Stars £5.00 each, apply via T&A coupon/contact Lord Mayor’s Office, 01274 434965).

Mon 19 Dec

1730 for 1800

Carols for the City (carol service).

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EG

(Free admission, all welcome).

This Civic Diary is updated weekly. Please note that it is not possible to consider invitations without a minimum of twenty clear days' notice.

About the Civic Diary

Enquiries about the Lord Mayor’s availability may be made to the Lord Mayor’s Diary Secretary, Richard Lee-Van den Daele, on 01274 432283.

Please note that times stated are usually the attendance time of the Civic Head and do not necessarily reflect the starting time of a particular event. You are advised to contact individual organisers for fuller details.

If you wish to invite the Lord Mayor to your event, please do so using the electronic form available on these pages, alternatively email lord.mayor@bradford.gov.uk , or, if preferred, write to The Lord Mayor’s Office, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY.

Contact details

Bradford Council

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