Lord-Lieutenant’s engagements 2023

July 2023

4 July 
1pm Bedfordshire Games - Bedford Athletic Stadium - Lord-Lieutenant

5 July
11am Retired Police Officers Coffee Morning - Lord-Lieutenant
3.15pm Citizenship Ceremony, Borough Hall - Julian Polhill DL

6 July
11am Kings House Preparatory School - Lord-Lieutenant
6.30pm Summer Chapel Choir - Bedford School Creative Arts Festival - Lord-Lieutenant

7 July
2pm MS Therapy Centre 40th Anniversary Hat Auction - Lord-Lieutenant
5.30pm Curry Kitchen, Discover Islam, 37C Upper George St, Luton - Lord-Lieutenant

10 July
5.30pm Luton Town Mayor Investiture, Town Hall, Luton - VLL Chris Sharwood-Smith

11 July
3.30pm Citizenship Ceremony, Borough Hall - Ismail Anilmis DL

12 July
11am Topping Out Ceremony’ for the Tithe Farm Recreation Ground Sports Project - Lord-Lieutenant
6pm BASTLIE - Award ceremony for our young people - Elisabeth Slack DL
6.30pm Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service Awards Evening - Lord-Lieutenant & Cadet Lee Clarke

13 July
5pm Love Luton Summer Drinks Reception - Lord-Lieutenant
6.30pm POP Bedford Launch - Elizabeth Toogood DL

14 July
10am Kings Arms Project English Club Certificate Ceremony - Lord-Lieutenant
10am Citizenship Ceremony Ampthill - Bob Lovesey DL
1pm Shackleton Summer Fayre - Lord-Lieutenant
2.30pm Digital Inclusion - Lord-Lieutenant
3pm Presentation of their social action project - Debbie Inskip DL
6pm Royal Anglian Regiment Reception and Beating the Retreat - Lord-Lieutenant

15 July
10am RV - VLL Chris Sharwood-Smith
10am BFRS Fire Cadet Awards Ceremony - Simon Sadler DL
1pm Bedford African Community Open Day - Nazia Khanum DL

16 July
10am Eid Festival, Bedford - Debbie Inskip DL
5pm Remembering Srebrenica UK Theme: Together We Are One - Nazia Khanum DL

18 July
7.30pm Licensing of Rev Luke Larner - Rec Lloyd Denny DL

19 July
12.45pm University of Bedfordshire Chancellor Installation Ceremony - VLL Chris Sharwood-Smith
7.30pm Licensing of The Reverend Helen Stewart, as Priest in Charge - Elisabeth Slack DL

21 July
10am Citizenship Ceremony Ampthill - Col Colin Mason DL

24 July
9am Beds Family Swearing in Ceremony - Tony Abrahams DL

26 July
11am Opening of Cranfield Aerospace refurbished hangar/new R&D facility  -  Lord-Lieutenant & Cadet Zak Mounter

28 July
9.30am Pavenham Golf Day - Lord-Lieutenant
4.30pm University of Bedfordshire Graduation Ceremony – Presentation of Lord-Lieutenant's Prize for Community Engagement  -  Lord-Lieutenant

30 July    
3pm Remembrance - 70th Anniversary of cease fire - Korean conflict - Ruth Bell DL