Ludlow Civic Events


Throughout the year Ludlow Town Council holds many Civic and Mayoral events in the town to celebrate or commenmorate important days of the year, to raise funds for the Mayor's Charity or to provide community events for the people of the town and surrounding areas.

These include the Annual Town Meeting, Annual General Council Meeting, Mayor Making Ceremony, Mayor's Sunday Church Service, Kid's Corner Fun Day, Remembrance Sunday, Christmas Lights Switch On and Santas Grotto.

Mayor Making

The Mayor Making Ceremony is held annually in May, and gives the outgoing Mayor an opportunity to thank Councillors, staff and present a cheque to his chosen Mayoral Charity, during his term.

2020 -  Ceremony Cancelled due to COVID-19
2019 - Mayor Cllr Tim Gill
2018 - Mayor Cllr Tim Gill
2017 - Mayor Cllr Tim Gill
2016 - Mayor Cllr Paul Draper
2015 - Mayor Cllr Paul Draper
2014 - Mayor Cllr Paul Draper
2013 - Mayor Cllr Jim Smithers
2012 - Mayor Cllr Tony Pound
2011 - Mayor Cllr John Aitken
2010 - Mayor Cllr John Aitken

Mayor's Sunday

This annual event is held at the beginning of the Mayoral year to introduce the new Mayor to the and for Councillors to swear their allegiance to the leadership of the Mayor.

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010

Remembrance Sunday

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009

Mayfair and Mayfair Sunday Service

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008

Kids Corner Fun Day

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014

Christmas Lights Switch On and Santas Grotto

Every year on the last Saturday in November, in conjunction with the Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre, Ludlow Town Council hosts the Christmas Lights Switch On. This includes Santas Grotto which gives out over 200 free presents to local children each year, carols led by Ludlow Concert Band plus other entertainments which in past years have included reindeers, the Sunshine Radio bus and Anna and Elsa from Frozen.

 

Seniors Christmas Party

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009

Horse Parade 2015

Royal Welsh - Freedom of the Town 2014

300th Anniversary of the Formation of the Royal Welch Fusiliers 1989

ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS MARCH THROUGH LUDLOW
SUNDAY, 26TH NOVEMBER 1995 - BEGINNING AT 2.30 PM

Commonwealth Day

Armed Forces Day