Lord-Lieutenant’s engagements

December 2021

1 December
10:30am Opening of Christmas Tree Festival, St Paul’s Church Bedford
2:00pm Queens Green Canopy Tree Planting Ceremony in Jubilee Wood Bedford
6:30pm Ready2Lead Celebration Event, Bedford School

2 December
10:00am Paton Visit to BOLD, Bedford
10:00am Tree Planting Ceremony at University of Bedford (Bedford Campus) – Rod Calvert OBE DL
12:00pm Forest of Marston Vale Business Networking Event, Marston Moretaine
3:00pm Meeting with Phil Fothergill DL (virtual)

4 December    
11:00am Collation of Vicar of St Andrews Church, Biggleswade – Andrew Wallis MBE DL
5:00pm Mayor of Houghton Regis’ Christmas Carol Concert and Light Switch On – Cynthia Gresham DL

5 December
3:00pm Mayor of Bedford’s Civic Carol Service, Clapham Parish Church – Vice Lord-Lieutenant Chris Sharwood-Smith MBE and Karen Sharwood-Sm

8 December
10:00am Annual Briefing by the Council of Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (virtual) – Vice Lord-Lieutenant Chris Sharwood-Smith MBE
7:30pm Patron Visit to Bosom Pals, Kempston Bedford

9 December
5:30pm Forest of Marston Vale AGM – Marston Moretaine

10 December
11:00am Queens Green Canopy Tree Planting Ceremony, Community Woodland Luton – Lord-Lieutenant and Rod Calvert OBE DL

11 December
3:30pm Hospital Radio Bedford live broadcast, Bedford 
7:30pm Mayor of Leighton-Linslade’s Christmas Carol Service, All Saints Church Leighton Buzzard – Dr Joan Bailey MBE JP DL

13 December
9:00am Queens Green Canopy Meeting (virtual)

20 December
10:00am Deputy Lieutenants’ Meeting (virtual)