Monthly Archives: May 2011

Arts Theatre: Act II

The Mayoress and I cycled to King’s College this evening for a reception and presentation held in the Chapel. Baroness Janet Cohen (Chair of Trustees of the Cambridge Arts Theatre), Dave Murphy (General Manager) and Mark Foley (Architect) gave a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Fundraising

Memorial Day at the American Cemetery

The rain mercifully held off on the morning of Monday 30 May during the US Memorial Day Service at the Cambridge American Cemetery at Madingley. The US Memorial Day was established in the 1860s to commemorate the dead of the … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial, Military, Public engagements

The Mott Sermon Service

The Annual Mott Sermon Service marks the beginning of the Mayoral Year with the Mayor, Bailiffs, Councillors and other dignitaries being prayed for and preached to. Colourful processions to and from the Guildhall frame the event. The Mott Bequest: In … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Civic Event

From Toffee Apples to Tables

On Friday 27 May I went out on my first public engagements wearing the Mayoral Chain and Badge. Toffee apples and a colourful poster were provided as props for a photo-shoot to promote Midsummer Fair. This year’s is the 800th … Continue reading

Posted in Charities, Public engagements, Schools

Business as usual

The excitement and pageantry of the Mayor Making on the morning of Thursday 26 May were followed by an afternoon chairing the council through the remainder of a very full agenda. The red robe was put away and we moved … Continue reading

Posted in Council business