Diary of Civic Engagements

Monday 20 March to Sunday 2 April 2017

Date

Time

Description

Attending

Mon 20 March

1200 for 1230

Civic lunch to mark the retirement of Reverend Canon Paul Bilton.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

& LMC

 

1500

Briefing meeting with the City Solicitor.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

Tue 21 March

1430

Council briefing meeting with the City Solicitor.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1600

Full meeting of Council.

Council Chamber, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

Wed 22 March

1100

Lord Mayor's departmental visit to Committee Secretariat to meet staff and thank them for their hard work.

Committee Secretariat offices, 1st floor, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1345 for 1400

Bradford Council: Citizenship ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1445

BEAP Community Partnership: Unheard Voices event (related to the Bradford City Fire Disaster).

Shapla Hall, Cornwall Terrace, Bradford, BD8 7JS

LM (Both)

 

1820 for 1830

Civic reception for competitors of the UCI World Cyclocross Championships.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Thu 23 March

1700

National Science and  Media Museum: Launch of Wonderlab (interactive Science Gallery).

National Science and Media Museum, Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ

LM (Both) until 1800

 

1830

Consulate of Pakistan: Pakistan National Day reception and dinner.

Aagrah Midpoint Restaurant Restaurant, Thornbury, Bradford BD3 7AY

LM (Both)

Fri 24 March

0900

Immanuel College - 'Great Immanuel Bake Off' for Comic Relief/Red Nose Day. Lord Mayor to be a judge.

Immanuel College, Leeds Road, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1030

One Britain One Nation (OBON): launch of the second phase of the “Count Me In” campaign.

Council Chamber/Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1330

Courtesy Call by Sean Durkin. Lord Mayor to sign one of his paintings for fundraising in support of Cancer Research UK.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1600

Affinity Sutton Youth Sports/Clarion Housing Group: 'Great Sutton Bake-Off' Red Nose Day charity event for Comic Relief.

Sutton Community Centre, 51 Kyffin Place, Bradford, BD4 8NB

LM (Both)

 

1900

Life Church: Life Reach fundraiser dinner, preceded by drinks reception and followed by live entertainment.

Life Church, Wapping Road, Bradford BD3 0EQ

LM (Both)

 

Eve

The Pakistan Club: Pakistan Day dinner celebrating the 70th anniversary of their independence.

Aagrah Midpoint, Thornbury, Bradford.

DLM & guest

Sat 25 March

0945

People First Keighley and Craven (Self Advocacy Group for adults with learning disabilities): Lord Mayor to open the 2017 'Healthy Me' Learning Holiday/Conference.

The Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton.

LM (Both) until 1100

 

1150

Horton Bank Methodist Church: Lord Mayor to join them at one of their informal Saturday lunches.  Proceeds to the Lord Mayor's Appeal.

Horton Bank Methodist Church, 891 Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 4AQ

LM (Both)

 

1800

University of Bradford/Union of Students:

Red Ribbon Society's 8th annual charity fashion show.

Great Hall, University of Bradford campus, Bradford.

DLM & guest

 

1915 for 1930

Bradford Festival Choral Society: Haydn's Nelson Mass and Mozart's Requiem.

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

Sun 26 March

1440 for 1500

The Mayor of Kirklees' Civic Service. Refreshments from 1550 follow in The Keys restaurant (in the church crypt).

Huddersfield Parish Church (St Peter's), Byram Street, Huddersfield HD1 1BU

LM (Both)

Mon 27 March

1000

Vets4Pets: Lord Mayor to perform official opening of new Bradford veterinary surgery. Ribbon-cutting.

Inside Pets at Home, Enterprise 5 Retail Park, Bradford Road, Idle, Bradford BD10 8EG

LM (Both)

Tue 28 March

1325

St Clare's Catholic Primary School visit during which the Lord Mayor will speak to year 4 on his Civic role.

St Clare's Catholic Primary School, Fagley Road, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1600

Civic reception for members of the Pears Foundation.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1830

BEAP Community Partnership: Bangladesh Independence Day celebration.

Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road, Bradford, BD8 8BD

LM (Both)

Wed 29 March

1345 for 1400

Bradford Council: Citizenship ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1600

Bradford Council/Human Resources: Employee Loyalty Awards ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1830

Bradford Council/Children's Services: 'Anne Frank and You' exhibition launch event.

Kala Sangham, Forster Square, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Thu 30 March

1215

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Bradford Together Lunch.

The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1600

Carlton-Bolling College: Duke of Edinburgh's Awards presentation evening.  Lord Mayor to present awards.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Fri 31 March

1230

Wilsden Community Company: Lord Mayor to officially open Wilsden Community Post Office.

112 Main Street, Wilsden, Bradford BD15 0AB.

LM (Both)

 

1400

100th birthday celebrations for Mrs Gladys Goldsborough.

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

LM (Both)

 

1900 for 1930

Lord Mayor's Appeal: fundraising concert performed by members of the Free Spirit ladies choir.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Sat 01 April

1100

Trinity Methodist Church: annual sponsored hymn sing, supporting the Lord Mayor's Appeal.

Trinity Methodist Church, Lilycroft Road, Bradford 9.

LM (Both)

Sun 02 April

 

No official engagements.

 

Forthcoming dates for your diary

Date

Time

Event

Sat 08 April 2017

1900 for 1930 until midnight

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Civic Ball ‘Hollywood Nights’.

Banqueting Suite, Bradford City Football Club Function Suite, Valley Parade, Bradford.

 £38.00 per person. Dress Code; Black Tie, Lounge Suit, Cocktail Dress

All enquiries: Nicky Driver – events@bradfordcityfc.co.uk

01274 706848.

Wed 19 April

2017

1900 until 2130

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal Curry Club.

Curry Corner, 10 Kirkgate, Silsden BD20 0AL

Tickets £15.00pp - please contact Howard Middleton, Chair of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal committee, for booking details:

HowardMB-U@hotmail.co.uk (01274 641590)

Wed 10 May

2017

1900

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Curry Night.

Jinnah's restaurant, Leeds Road, Bradford.

Thu 11 May 2017

1100

Annual commemoration and service marking the anniversary of the Bradford City Fire Disaster.

Bradford City Fire Disaster memorial, Centenary Square, Bradford.

Sat 13 May 2017

1130

Lord Mayor’s annual Civic Service.

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EG.

Tue 16 May 2017

1030

Annual General Meeting of Council and ceremony to install the new Lord Mayor.

Council Chamber, City Hall, Bradford.

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.

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