Invite the Mayor to an event

Inviting the Mayor and Covid-19

Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic invitations for the mayor to attend future events are dependent upon government guidance and advice on holding events at that time.

You may invite the Mayor and/or Mayoress to attend your event.

You need to request their attendance not less than 10 days before the date of the event and you should be aware that the Mayor cannot be seen at functions that could be considered controversial, political, at odds with the Council’s commitment to equal opportunities or not in accordance with the dignity of the office. If you require any assistance please contact

If the function is a dinner, supper or public meeting, a copy of the order of procedure should be returned with this form. This should be posted to The Mayor, Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA at least 10 days before the event.

It is essential that the Mayor’s office should be informed at least 10 days prior to the function if the Mayor or Mayoress is required to speak. It is not usual for the Mayor and Mayoress to speak at the same function. Adequate details of the subject, and any other relevant information, should be provided.