Diary of Civic Engagements

Monday 10 September to Sunday 25 September 2016

Date

Time

Description

Attending

Sat 10 Sept

1000

Bradford Council: Heritage Open Day Sneaky Peek tour event.

City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1700

Friends of Bingley Pool Committee: Unveiling of a series of Bingley landscape paintings by local artist Jane Fielder to improve the poolside experience.

Bingley swimming pool, Myrtle Place, Bingley

BD16 2LF

LM (Both)

Sun 11 Sept

1330

The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain: Presentation and tribute to singer and impresario, Volodymyr Luciw (aka Tino Valdi). 

Reception follows.

Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 'Westfield', 169 Legrams Lane, Bradford, BD7 2EA.

LM (Both) until 1525

 

1545

Bradford Cathedral: Licensing of the Cathedral's new Canon Precentor, Reverend Canon Paul Maybury. Refreshments.

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EG

LM (Both)

 

1815

Special concert evening by the Singing Children of Africa, to raise funds and support educational sponsorship.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wheatlands Crescent, Heaton, Bradford  BD9 5JP

LM (Both)

Mon 12 Sept

1245 for 1300

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boy' Harrison Leetham Storey (aged 22).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

 

1600

Bradford Council/Bradford Libraries/Bradford City of Film: Lord Mayor to read a part of a poem and to participate in the making of a film to mark National Poetry Day.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1900

Yorkshire (N&W) Army Cadet Force:

Lord Lieutenant's Cadet Force presentation.

Cadet Centre, Minden House ARC, Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4ES

LM (Both)

Tue 13 Sept

1015/1030

Britain in Bloom/RHS: Yorkshire in Bloom annual awards presentation ceremony and lunch.

The Conference Centre, York Racecourse, Knavesmire, Tadcaster Road, York YO23 1EX.

LM (Both)

 

1245 for 1300

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boy' Harold Edmund Windle (aged 29).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

DLM (Only)

Wed 14 Sept

1015 for 1030

Bradford Council: Citizenship ceremony.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1130

Courtesy call by the Men's Group from the Eccleshill Mechanics' Institute.

Lord Mayor's 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' Leopold Charles Nathan (aged 22).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

 

1450 for 1500

Courtesy call by the new Consul-General of Pakistan, Mr Ahmed Amjad Ali.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1800

Bradford Council/Dept. of Regeneration:

Allotments competition awards night. 

Lord Mayor to present awards.

Reception Rooms & Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Thu 15 Sept

1300

Bradford Council/Adult & Community Services: Future Leaders’ Programme (#LoveBradford Guinness World Records™ world record attempt for the longest chain of people making heart shaped hand gestures, celebrating diversity and love for our City and district).

City Park, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1700

Bradford College/Bradford School of Art: Private View of 'Taught 2', launching their autumn programme.

The Dye House Gallery, Lister Building, Carlton Street, Bradford BD7 1AY

LM (Both)

 

1830

World Curry Festival: Annual Gala Dinner (banquet themed around the 'Great British Curry', marking the 90th birthday celebrations of HM The Queen).

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EG

LM (Both)

Fri 16 Sept

1245 for 1300

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boys' Arthur Tippin Linforth (aged 28) and William Balme Naylor (aged 19).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

 

1430

Cooper House Care Home: Lord Mayor to officially perform the grand opening of their Summer House Tea Room for residents, funded through their recent successful Summer Fayre.

Cooper House care home, 80 Cooper Lane, Horton Bank Top, Bradford BD6 3NJ

LM (Both)

Sat 17 Sept

 

No official engagements

 

Sun 18 Sept

0950 for 1000

St. Saviour's Church: Church Service & buffet lunch, marking the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the church.  Service to be led by the Bishop of Bradford, The Rt. Revd. Toby Haworth.

St. Saviour's Church, Ings Way, Fairweather Green, Bradford BD8 0LU

LM (Both)

Mon 19 Sept

1000

Horton Grange Primary School: grand opening of new building by the Lord Mayor.

Horton Grange Primary School, Spencer Road, Bradford BD7 2EU

LM (Both)

 

1345

Creative Support Limited/Age UK: launch of new "Self Care" café, to help vulnerable people.

St John's Church, Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley LS29 8PN

LM (Both)

 

1700

Civic reception to launch the 'Believing in Bradford' project.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Both)

Tue 20 Sept

 

No official engagements

 

 

Wed 21 Sept

1915 for 1930

The Bishop of Bradford's Office: service of thanksgiving and farewell to mark the retirement of Canon Crowe, who has served as Parish Priest at St Chad's for forty seven years.

St Chad's church, Toller Lane, Bradford.

LM (Both)

 

1920

Lord Mayor's Appeal: Curry Club.

Omar Khan's Indian Restaurant, 30 Little Horton Lane, Bradford BD5 0AL

DLM (Only) & guest

Thu 22 Sept

0900

Westminster CE Primary School: tour of school, followed by young citizens’ awards ceremony.

Westminster Road, Bradford BD3 0HW.

LM (Both)

 

1210

Lord Mayor's Appeal: "Bradford Together" lunch.

The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard, Bradford.

LM (Both) & LMC

Fri 23 Sept

1800

Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College:

Lord Mayor to unveil the Diamond Timeline permanent exhibition, and launch of celebrations marking their 60th anniversary. School tour.

Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College, Reevy Road West, Bradford BD6 3PX

LM (Both)

Sat 24 Sept

1100

National Forum for Health & Wellbeing:

Bradford Health Mela.

Central Union, University of Bradford, Bradford 7.

LM (Both)

 

1400

Ilkley & District Good Neighbours: annual over 90s party.

The Clarke-Foley centre, Cunliffe Road, Ilkley,

LS29 9DZ

LM (Both)

 

1940

Buttershaw School: diamond jubilee celebrations.

The Guide Post Hotel, Low Moor, Bradford

BD12 0ST

LM (Both)

Sun 25 Sept

1315

Bradford Grammar School (Old Boys' Association) Remembrance ceremony to mark the centenary of the death of 'Old Boys' George Gordon Patterson (age unknown) and Francis Herbert Wood (aged 32).

Bradford Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bradford BD9 5NN

LM (Both)

 

1430

Friends of Bradford's Becks (FOBB): celebration of World Rivers Day (with optional guided walk, terminating at Broadway at 1530, if desired).

City Park, Bradford.

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.

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

The Lord Mayor's Office
2nd Floor
City Hall
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD1 1HY

Phone : 01274 432283
Email : lord.mayor@bradford.gov.uk

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