Lord Mayor of Hull

On Thursday 25 May 2017 Councillor John Hewitt was installed as the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull and Admiral of the Humber.

Councillor John Hewitt's Lady Mayoress is Honarary Alderman Mrs Betty Hewitt.

During his year in office the Lord Mayor and his charity committee is raising money for his chosen charities -

  • Humber Rescue
  • Ward 26 at Castle Hill hospital

The Deputy Lord Mayor is Councillor Pete Allen and his Lady is Mrs Anita Allen.


Request the Lord Mayor's attendance

You can request for the Lord Mayor to attend events such as –

  • 100th birthdays
  • visits to schools or care homes
  • the opening of new business premises
  • church services
  • degree ceremonies
  • charity events

Week commencing Monday 12 June

Tuesday 13 June
2.15pm Lord Mayor's Parlour - Afternoon Tea with Chair of Georgia Credit Union 
Wednesday 14 June
10.30am Costello Stadium - Opening of new Tennis Courts (Speech)(Robes)(DLM & Lady)
6pm Humber Street Distillery - Launch of Freedom Festival     
6pm Central Library - Opening of Business & IP Centre (DLM)
Thursday 15 June
9am Lord Mayor's Dining Room - Council Business Meeting 
10am Council Chamber - Council 
4.15pm RAF Scampton - Annual Reception & Sunset Ceremony 
Friday 16 June
6.30pm University of Hull - High Sheriff's Summer Reception 
Sunday 18 June
8.30am Guildhall - Jane Tomlinson's Run for All 10k 

Week commencing Monday 19 June

Monday 19 June
10am Lord Mayor's Parlour - Francis and Cyril meeting
6.15pm Hull College - Construction Awards (Lord Mayor to present awards)
Tuesday 20 June
10am Lord Mayor's Parlour - possible KWL golf day cheque presentation
12noon Hull Minster - World Refugee Day event (speech)
1.30pm Reception room - unveiling of boxers plaques
6.30pm WISE Institute - EYE See Me Children's exhibition (speech) (DLM and Lady)
Thursday 22 June
11am Princes Avenue Methodist Church - Social Harmony and Solidarity Gathering (speech)
6.15pm Hull College, Cannon Street Centre - Engineering Awards (DLM to present awards) (DLM and Lady)
Friday 23 June
11am Market Rasen - ABP Humber's Annual Raceday
1.30pm Jubillee Church - greet principal guests prior to Trinity House annual prize day (Robes)(Speech)(DLM and Lady)
Saturday 24 June  
10.15am Queen Victoria Square - Yorkshire Regiment Freedom Parade and Drumhead Service followed by Civic Reception (Robes)(Sword)(Mace)(Speech)
Sunday 25 June  
10.30am Costello Stadium - Race for Life

Week commencing Monday 26 June

Monday 19 June
6pm Reception Room - Hull: Culture, History, Place Book Launch
Tuesday 27 June
12.30pm Lord Mayor's Parlour - Meeting with Paul Matson & Kim Bardle re: Help 4 Heroes
2.30pm Lord Mayor's Dining Room - Visit of Chinese Delegation
4.30pm Room C1 - Hull & East Riding Interfaith Event 
Wednesday 28 June
1pm Lord Mayor's Parlour - Courtesy Call by Hull Sea Cadets 
2pm Council Chamber - Citizenship Ceremony     
7.15pm Hull City Hall - We are the Future Concert 
Thursday 29 June
12noon Lord Mayor's Dining Room - Luncheon for Delegation from St Lucia 
7pm Archbishop Sentamu Academy Theatre - Peformance of OCHO
Friday 30 June
6pm Grimsby Auditorium - Rock Challenge Open Final (Lord Mayor to present a prize)
Saturday 1 July  
1pm Normandy Barracks - Armed Forces Day VIP Hospitality Event

Week commencing Monday 3 July

Monday 3 July
4.30pm Lord Mayor's Parlour - Lord Mayor's Cadet Badge Presentation

Donate to the Lord Mayor's charities

If you want to donate to the Lord Mayor’s charities send a cheque that is made payable to ‘Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal Fund’ via post to the civic offices at -

Lord Mayor’s Office
Hull City Council
Room 74
The Guildhall
Alfred Gelder Street