Diary of Civic Engagements

Monday, 3 September to Sunday, 16 September

Date Time Description Attending

Mon 03 Sept

1300

100th birthday celebrations of Mrs Joyce Brookes.  Lord Mayor to help cut the cake.

Nab Wood Care Home, 8 Nab Wood Drive, Shipley BD16 1NN

LM (Only)

 

1415

Photocall with veteran armed forces' fundraiser, Mr Jeffrey Long, MBE, prior to his next 100 mile sponsored walk for the RAF Benevolent Fund and Support Our Paras.

Centenary Square, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1500

Private monthly meeting with the City Solicitor.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

Tue 04 Sept

1130

Funeral service for the late former Lady Mayoress (1990-1991), Mrs Florence Saville.

Nab Wood Crematorium, Nab Wood, Shipley.

LM (Both)

Wed 05 Sept

1530

Charles Edward Sugden Almshouses Trust: meeting of trustees.

18 Sunhurst Drive, Oakworth, Keighley BD22 7RG

LM (Only) until 1700

 

1800

Lord Mayor's Appeal committee meeting.

Committee Room 3, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

Thu 06 Sept

 

No official engagements.

 

 

Fri 07 Sept

1300

The National Blood Service: Blood donation awareness-raising visit.

Blood Donor Centre, Kenburgh House, 28a Manor Row, Bradford BD1 4QU    

LM (Only)

 

1500

Bahamas Loco Society: Lord Mayor to officially launch Keighley Heritage Open Day weekend events, followed by historic bus tour.

Ingrow Loco, Ingrow Bridge, Keighley BD21 5AX.  

LM (Both)

Sat 08 Sept

1100

Braithwaite Partnership, Keighley: Braithwaite Gala.

Venue TBC

LM (Both)

until 1200

 

c1230

Bradford College: Civic Heads to preview the MA Visual Arts Graduation Exhibition.

Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax.

LM (Both)

Sun 09 Sept

 

No official engagements.

 

 

Mon 10 Sept

 

No official engagements.

 

Tue 11 Sept

1130

Eccleshill Older Men's Group and Befriending Service: Launch of Awards for all Funding & Lottery cheque presentation by the Lord Mayor.  Lunch follows.

Eccleshill Mechanics' Institute, Stonehall Road, Eccleshill  BD2 2EW

LM (Only)

Wed 12 Sept

0940

Bradford Institute for Health Research: Academic conference on British Muslims & Health Inequalities.

Norcroft Conference Centre, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD1 7DP

LM (Only)

 

1400

Courtesy call by Mr Paul Alvey.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1500

Meeting with Keighley News Editor, Mr Alistair Shand.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1900

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Dining Club.

The Canteen, 27 Cheapside, Town Centre, Bradford, BD1 4HR

LM (Only)

Thu 13 Sept

1345

Greengates Over 50s Group: Community afternoon tea with reminiscence film. Lord Mayor to present Lottery Awards for All grant cheque to the Management Committee.

St John's Church, Greengates, Bradford  BD10 0LX  

LM (Both)

 

1845 for 1900

Marie Curie, Bradford Hospice: Watercolour demonstration/exhibition.  Lord Mayor to speak and welcome visitors.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Fri 14 Sept

1045 for 1100

Thornbury Primary Leadership Academy: Initiation ceremony for school's Mayor and Mayoress.

Dick Lane, Thornbury, Bradford BD3 7AU

LM (Only)

 

1330

Eccleshill Labour Party: NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations - public presentation event.

Rockwell Medical Centre, 2 Summerfield Road, Thorpe Edge, Bradford, BD10 8DP

LM (Only)

 

1500

Bi-monthly private meeting with the Chief Executive.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1700

Arijit Singh 'Live in Leeds' concert (1900), preceded by VIP reception (from 1700-1815).

Leeds Arena, Leeds.

LM (Both)

Sat 15 Sept

1100

Team Touchstone: official opening.

4 Easby Road, Bradford BD7 1QX

LM (Only)

Sun 16 Sept

1000

Unveiling of the Fiona Broadfoot statuette, as part of the "Put Her Forward" national artwork project.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1230

Bradford Park Avenue Community FC: Fundraiser for Marie Curie.

Bradford Park Avenue FC, Wibsey, Bradford 6.  

LM (Only)

Monday, 17 September to Sunday, 23 September

Date Time Description Attending

Mon 17 Sept

1300

Courtesy call by Mr Ashraf Miah and key members of the Bangladesh community.

Lord Mayor’s Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

Tue 18 Sept

1800

University of Bradford: major international meeting drinks reception and banquet.

Banqueting Hall/Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Wed 19 Sept

0930

Second Annual Bingley Business Expo: official opening ceremony by the Lord Mayor.

Bingley Arts Centre, Bingley.

LM (Only)

Thu 20 Sept

1030

Civic training session.

Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1930

The Joint Benefice of Bradford St Augustine's & St Clement's: Institution & Induction of The Rev'd Rosemary Fairhurst, by the Rt Rev'd Toby Howarth, Bishop of Bradford.

St Clement's Church, Barkerend Road, Bradford

BD3 9DF  

LM (Only)

Fri 21 Sept

1100

Roshni Ghar: Annual General Meeting.

Central Hall, Alice Street, Keighley BD21 3JD  

LM (Both)

Sat 22 Sept

 

No official engagements.

 

 

Sun 23 Sept

1400

Keighley District Scout Council: opening of the Scout Activity and Camping Centre.

Low Wood Activity Centre, Elam Wood Road, Riddlesden BD20 5QL

LM (Only)

Forthcoming dates for your diary

Date Time Event

Fri 28 Sept

1200 for 1230

Lord Mayor’s Appeal ‘Afternoon Tea for Two’.

Banqueting Hall/Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

Tickets – Tea for Two - £20.00 or

Tea for Two (with Prosecco) - £26.00.

Contact: Emma Walker, Lord Mayor’s Appeal Co-ordinator

Email: Emma.walker@bradford.gov.uk

01274 434965

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 our online form. 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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