The Mayor

The Chairman of Tavistock Town Council is the Town Mayor, who presides over Council Meetings and represents Tavistock at Civic and other events.

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by the Town Council at the Annual Meeting in May each year. 

The Mayor for 2016-2017 is Councillor Mrs Mandy Ewings and her Consort will be Mrs Lesley Dingle. 

The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Philip Sanders.

Councillors Mrs Ewings and Sanders were voted into office at the Annual Meeting on Tuesday 17th May 2016.


 Below are the confirmed Mayoral events for the 2016-2017 Civic Year, together with a list of the events the previous Mayor and Deputy Mayor attended in the 2015-2016 Civic Year.

Mayor's Events 2016-2017

Mayor's Events 2015-2016

The Mayor's Cadet this year is Sergeant Robert Langton. The outgoing Mayor's Cadet, Lance Corporal Aaron Kirby, received a presentation prior to the Annual Meeting, to thank him for his year of service to Councillor Mrs Sue Bailey as Mayor. The Mayor's Cadet assists the Mayor in a number of engagements during the year including the Civic Service, Remembrance Sunday Service and the Civic Ball.

The Mayor's Charity for the 2016-2017 Civic Year is Tavistock Dementia Action Alliance.

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor can be invited to functions and events in and around the town. Attendance forms can be downloaded below, use the word version to complete on your computer and send back to us via e-mail, or, print off the PDF version to complete by hand.

Attendance Form - Mayor (PDF)

Attendance Form - Deputy Mayor (PDF)

Attendance Form - Mayor (Word)

Attendance Form - Deputy Mayor (Word)

For enquiries regarding the booking of the Mayor for an event, or for a version of the booking form to complete and return by post, please Contact Us.