Diary of Civic Engagements

Saturday, 19 August to Sunday, 3 September





Sat 19 Aug


Action for Business Ltd/Carlisle Business Centre: celebratory street party to mark 25th anniversary of the Carlisle Business Centre.

Main car park, Carlisle Business Centre, 60 Carlisle Road, Bradford BD8 8BD

LM (Only)

Sun 20 Aug


Consulate of Pakistan: Pakistan Day Parade and Mela.

Centenary Square, Bradford.

LM (Both)



Charity Football Tournament, supporting the Kashmir Orphan relief Trust (KORT).  Lord Mayor to present trophies to winners and runners-up at the end of the tournament.

Marley Activities Centre, Marley, Keighley BD21 4DB

LM (Only)


Mon 21 Aug


Civic reception for members of the Hindu community.

Reception Room 2, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)




Civic reception for members of the Council for Mosques.

Ernest Saville Room, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)




Courtesy call by Graham Swain, accompanied by four grandchildren.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)




Courtesy call by Town Councillor Tufail Khan and representatives of Keighley Town Council and Keighley Community Organisation (KCO) re supporting the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)


Tue 22 Aug


Meeting with Cllr Vanda Greenwood, Cllr Ahmed and Harkishan Sewaday.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)


Wed 23 Aug


No official engagements



Thu 24 Aug

1245 for 1300

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boy' Arthur Bradley (aged 24 years).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 4JP

LM (Only)




Civic reception for members of the ten Bradford Rotary clubs.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)




SSAFA (The Armed Forces' Charity): West Yorkshire Branch fundraising cocktail party.

Carlton Barracks, Leeds LS7 1HE

LM (Both)

Fri 25 Aug


The Cinema Organ Society (Northern District): International Theatre Organ Convention launch event dinner and concert.  Lord Mayor to welcome guests prior to dinner.

The Main Hall, Victoria Hall, Victoria Road, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3JS

LM (Both)

Sat 26 Aug


Eccleshill Horticultural Society: Centenary flower and produce show.  Lord Mayor to make prize presentations to winners at 1600.  Refreshments.

St James' Parochial Church Hall, Beaufort Grove, Bolton Road, Bradford.

LM (Only)




Salaam Bradford Kabadi Club: Kabadi tournament.

Myra Shay playing fields, near Karmand Community Centre, Bradford 3.

LM (Only)


Sun 27 Aug


No official engagements



Bank Holiday Mon 28 Aug


No official engagements



Tue 29 Aug


No official engagements



Wed 30 Aug


Bradford Council/Children's Services/Nell Bank Centre: Bradford Community Disability Play Day.

Nell Bank Outdoor Centre, Denton Road, Ilkley.

LM (Only)


Thu 31 Aug


University of Bradford: World Technology Universities Congress 2017. Delegates’ dinner.

The Atrium, University of Bradford, City campus, Bradford 7.

LM (Both)

Fri 01 Sept


Friends of Harold Park: celebrations marking attainment of the Green Flag award & recognition of their 10th anniversary.

Harold Park, Park Road Entrance, Low Moor, Bradford, BD12 0DL

LM (Only)


Sat 02 Sept

1000 for 1030

Wakefield MDC: The Mayor's annual parade and service.

Town Hall and Cathedral, Wakefield. 

LM (Both) until 1230



Keighley & District Agricultural Show Society: annual Keighley Show.

King George V Playing Fields, Marley, Keighley.

LM (Both)



Bradford Council/Department of Place/Bingley Music Live: visit to site and the Lord Mayor's Appeal stall.

Myrtle Park, Bingley.

LM (Both)

Sun 03 Sept


Baildon Horticultural Society: Annual Show.

Venue TBA

LM (Both)

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

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.

Forthcoming dates for your diary




Sat 09 Sept


Bradford Council: National Heritage Open Day/Sneaky Peek.

City Hall, Bradford.

Wed 13 Sept


Lord Mayor's Appeal: Curry Club.

Cardamon Spice, Main Street, Bingley BD16 2JH

Tickets: £15 per person from Jane Dodd at Napoleon's Casino

01274 391820


About the Civic Diary

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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