Diary of Civic Engagements

Monday, 16 October to Sunday, 29 October 2017

Date Time Description Attending

Mon 16 Oct

1030

Royal British Legion (Bradford Branch): annual presentation of the district's first Remembrance poppy to the Lord Mayor.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1100

National Autistic Society/High Park School, Heaton: presentation of the first Autism Accreditation Award from the NAS to a school in Bradford.

High Park School, Thorn Lane, Heaton, Bradford BD9 6RY

DLM (Only)

 

1145

Photocall with Mary Armitage of Cecilebiot and their innovative Yorkshire-made Magnetar badge.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1430

Briefing meeting with the City Solicitor (Council).

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

Tue 17 Oct

1200

Courtesy call by Channel 44 (C44) TV, with birthday cake to celebrate their 3rd birthday.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1400

Pre-publicity photocall with veteran walker Jeffrey Long, MBE, who is walking the Thames Path in support of the Gurkhas.

Centenary Square, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1430

Briefing meeting with the City Solicitor and Chief Executive.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1600

Full meeting of Council.

Council Chamber, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

Wed 18 Oct

1015 for 1030

Bradford Markets: Civic visit to Bradford Markets Department Office followed by the Kirkgate Centre and Kirkgate Market, to meet staff, traders and the public.

Kirkgate Centre/Market, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1300

Courtesy call by members of the Surti Muslim Kahlifa Society.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

 

1415

Lord Mayor's Appeal: T&A Photocall with Lord Mayor and his Christmas Star nomination.

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

LM (Only)

 

1600

TELL MAMA (Measuring Anti Muslim Attacks): national charity launch event.

Venue TBC

LM (Only)

 

1755

Bishop of Bradford/Believing in Bradford: Rohingya Vigil prayer service.

Bradford Cathedral, Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EH

LM (Only)

 

 

1900

Keighley Musical Theatre Company: production of 'My Fair Lady'.

The Victoria Hall, Hard Ings Road, Keighley.

DLM and guest

Thu 19 Oct

1030

Civic visit.

LM (Both)

Fri 20 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

Sat 21 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

Sun 22 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

Mon 23 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

 

Tue 24 Oct

1100

Kashmir Development Foundation: annual Kashmir flag-raising ceremony, marking Kashmir National Day.

Centenary Square, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

 

1230 for 1300

The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire’s annual buffet luncheon.

The Judges' Dining Room, Bradford Law Courts, Exchange Square, Drake Street, Bradford BD1 1JA

DLM and guest

Wed 25 Oct

1200

Queensbury Community Programme: official launch and open day of the volunteer-run Community Managed Library.  Ribbon-cutting.

Community Managed Library, The Bank, 36 High Street, Queensbury, Bradford BD13 2PB

DLM (Only)

 

1330

Annual Civic Reception for the University of Bradford's international student intake.  Refreshments.  Deputy Lord Mayor to welcome group.

Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

Thu 26 Oct

1700

Annual Civic Reception/tea party for Kirkgate Centre Reindeer parade colouring competition winners and families (accompanied by Kirkgate Centre representatives).

Lord Mayor's Rooms, City Hall, Bradford.

DLM (Only)

Fri 27 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

 

Sat 28 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

 

Sun 29 Oct

 

No official engagements

 

 

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

Wed 08 Nov

1900

Lord Mayor’s Appeal: Curry Club.

Bhajis ‘n’ Beer, Unit 7-8, New Line Retail Park, Greengates, Bradford BD10 9AP.  £15.00 per person. Contact: Jane Dodd

janedodd@napoleons-casinos.co.uk   01274 391820

Sat 11 Nov

1045 for 1100

Armistice Day: short service.

The Cenotaph, Morley Street, Bradford.

Sun 12 Nov

1100

Remembrance Sunday.

The Cenotaph and City Park, Bradford.

Services also held at other war memorials throughout the district (times/locations vary).

Thu 07 Dec

1700

Lord Mayor’s Appeal: annual Christmas Stars evening.

Stars £5.00 each (via T&A coupon). Reception Rooms, City Hall, Bradford. 

Contact: Emma Walker (Wed-Fri) emma.walker@bradford.gov.uk

01274 434965.

Wed 13 Dec

1900

Lord Mayor’s Appeal: Curry Club.

The Sunbridge Lounge Tapas Bar, 38-40 Sunbridge Wells, Millergate, Bradford BD1 1SY.  £15.00 per person.

Contact: Jane Dodd

janedodd@napoleons-casinos.co.uk   01274 391820

Fri 15 Dec

1200 for 1230

Lord Mayor’s Appeal: Christmas lunch at City Hall.

Reception Rooms and Banqueting Hall, City Hall, Bradford.

Tickets £20 per person.  Contact: Emma Walker (Wed-Fri) 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 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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