Chairmans engagements

October 2018

29 October - Visit to Padmaloka Retreat Centre, Surlingham

21 October - Royal British Legion Norfolk Torch of Remembrance Event, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

21 October - Mayor of Dereham Civic Service Reception, The Parish of the Sacred Heart and St Margaret Mary Church, Dereham

20 October - City College Norwich Graduation Ceremony, Norwich Cathedral

19 October - A Private View - Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

16 October - British Empire Medal Presentation, Norwich

14 October - Samaritans Annual General Meeting, County Hall

9 October - Earnest Seaman VC Commemoration, Scole War Memorial

4 October - Norfolk Community Foundation Celebration Reception, St Andrews Hall

3 October - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

September 2018

30 September - Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association - Harvest Festival Service at Norwich Cathedral

29 September - Unveiling of the Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Norwich

23 September - Commemoration of the Centenary of the RAF, Neatishead

22 September - Joan Mann Special Sports Day, RAF Mildenhall

21 September - Norfolk and Norwich Law Society Annual Dinner, Norwich

20 September - 200th Third Thursday Lecture, Norwich 

18 September - RBL Norfolk Presidents Reception, Norwich 

16 September - Norfolk and Norwich / Koblenz Friendship Association Birthday Lunch, Hethersett

16 September - Battle of Britain Civic Service, Norwich Cathedral 

14 September - Battle of Britain Commemorative Event, County Hall 

12 September - Summer Reading Challenge Medal Ceremony, Norwich 

10 September - Official Opening of the Service in the Norwich and King’s Lynn Coroner’s Courts, Norwich

10 September - Opening of Battle of Britain week, City Hall, Norwich

May 2018

8 May - Full Council, County Hall and handover to new Chairman

5 May - Remembrance Service, Norwich Cathedral

4 May - Norfolk Showcase & Awards Evening, Norwich

4 May - Private tour of the underground bunker at RAF Neatishead

4 May - National Firefighters’ Memorial Day in Norfolk

3 May - Chairman reception, Chairman’s Volunteering Challenge Staff Awards

3 May - RAF Marham Freedom Parade, Kings Lynn

2 May - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

April 2018

30 April - Central Taster Exhibition Private View, Norwich

30 April - Samson at the Gressenhall Collections Centre

29 April - The Chairman of Breckland Council, Civic Service

27 April - Chairman reception, Chairman’s Challenge Youth Awards

26 April - Mayor of Watton Civic Reception

26 April - Lord Mayors’ Tea Party 2018

25 April Freebridge Marshland Rangers

23 April Caister Marine Cadets

22 April - St Georges Day Event, Thorpe St Andrew

21 April Norfolk ACF Cadet Training Centre

20 April - Mayor of Great Yarmouth Civic Ball

19 April Aylsham Police Cadets

19 April - Dereham NF&RS Princes Trust Team 154 Presentation

16 April - Full Council, County Hall

15 April Chairman of Norfolk County Council's Civic Service, Thorpe St Andrew Parish Church

13 April - Mayor of Hunstanton Civic Reception

12 April - Norfolk and Norwich Novi Sad Association AGM 

11 April A1270 Norwich NDR Completion Event 

10 April - Victoria Cross Dedication Service for Gordon Flowerdew 

8 April - Mayor of Wisbech civic event 

8 April - Mayor of Downham Market Civic Service

7 April - Mayor of Watton Charity Ball

6 April - Chairman of Broadland Civic Reception

5 April Great Yarmouth Easter Fair

4 April - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

4 April - Official Launch of the Jenny Lind Creative Arts Project

March 2018

29 March About with Friends, bowling with their senior youth group

29 March - Staff Easter Service at County Hall

27 March - Lord Lieutenants Awards, Robertson Barracks

25 March - Victoria Cross paving stone dedication and service for Arthur Cross, Shipdham

23 March - South Norfolk Council Chairman's Civic Reception

22 March The Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service Annual Presentation of Awards

21 March Norfolk County Girlguiding Quiz

21 March 2nd International Norfolk Conference Reception

21 March The Voices of Norfolk’s Children and Young People, John Innes Conference Centre

20 March 4th Oulton Broad Rainbows and Brownies

19 March 1st Freethorpe Guides

19 March Grand Opening of "The Hastings Building" Astley Primary School

17 March - Norwich Philharmonic Society Concert

16 March St Winnolds Parade, Downham Market

15 March - RAF Marham Annual Reception

13 March How Hill Trust

12 March Staff Commonwealth Stories - Christine

12 March Staff Commonwealth Stories - Stewart

12 March Staff Commonwealth Stories - Christina

12 March Staff Commonwealth Stories - Shane

12 March Staff Commonwealth Stories - Dr Kalu

12 March Commonwealth Fly the Flag Event

9 March - Norfolk & Norwich Koblenz Friendship Association AGM

7 March - Citizenship ceremony, County Hall

7 March - Norfolk Skills and Careers Festival 2018, Norfolk Showground

7 March - Breakfast briefing on Walking4Norfolk, The Great Hospital

6 March Quentin Blake Exhibition at the Millenium Library

6 March - Funeral of Jack Sadler

6 March Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service - The Breckland Crucial Crew

4 March - The Justice Service, King's Lynn Minster

3 March - Cancelled due to bad weather - Open Art Show - Inheritance

2 March - Postponed due to bad weather - VIP exhibition launch - Requiem

2 March - Cancelled due to bad weather - Texas Independence Day celebration at RAF Mildenhall

1 March - Postponed due to bad weather - Mayor of King's Lynn - charity wine tasting evening for the Norfolk Hospice

February 2018

28 February - Cancelled (due to bad weather) - Launch event of Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2018

23 February - St Edmunds Society Conference

23 February - In Good Company Summit

22 February - Norfolk Care Awards 2018

19 February - Chinese New Year Charity Event, Riverside Norwich

18 February - Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service, Community Volunteer Celebration

16 February - Visit to Norwich Crown Court

14 February - Century of Suffrage - The lives of Princesses Sophia and Catherine Duleep Singh, Ancient House Museum, Thetford

14 February - Unison AGM at County Hall

13 February - Norwich University of the Arts, Private View Revealing Munnings

13 February - Museum of Norwich, Saving Samson Campaign launch

12 February - Full Council, County Hall

8 February - Thorpe St Andrew Brownies

7 February - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

6 February - Your Own Place - Open Day

3 February - Royal British Legion AGM, County Hall

2 February - Thomas Paine Anniversary Dinner

January 2018

31 January 2018 - The Princess Royal - Launch the Norfolk Motor Neurone Disease Care & Research Network, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital

26 January 2018 - Holocaust Day Memorial Service, Norwich Cathedral

25 January 2018 - Launch TLC (Thorpe Luncheon Club) Roxley Hall

24 January 2018 - KLFM Local Hero Awards, Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn

20 January 2018 - Prince Duleep Singh 150th Anniversary Exhibition & Dinner, Thetford

13 January 2018 - Norfolk and Norwich Novi Sad Association Annual Concert

13 January 2018 - Norfolk Heritage Centre, Moray-Smith Panorama of Norwich unveiling

8 January 2018 - Full Council, County Hall

3 January 2018 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

December 2017

21 December 2017 - Norwich Cathedral Christmas Carol Service

15 December 2017 - Annual Staff Carol Service

15 December 2017Chairman's Annual Christmas Staff Walkabout

14 December 2017 - Care Leavers Symposium, County Hall

13 December 2017 - Prince's Trust Presentations, North Earlham Fire Station

12 December 2017 - Springwood Mock Trial Team, Norwich Crown Court

11 December 2017 - Great Yarmouth Mayor and High Sheriff of Norfolk Civic Carol Service, Great Yarmouth Minster

11 December 2017 - Full Council, County Hall

10 December 2017 - Wymondham College Christmas Service

10 December 2017 - St John Ambulance Carol Service and presentations at St Peters & St Paul Church Swaffham

8 December 2017 - Spixworth Scout Group Community Christmas Dinner

7 December 2017 - Mayor of King's Lynn Civic Reception

6 December 2017 - EDP Stars of Norfolk Awards

6 December 2017 - City College Performing Arts students, New Play “Driven to distraction” promoting road safety. Sprowston High School

5 December 2017 - Diss Christmas Carol Concert

4 December 2017 - Norfolk and Norwich Koblenz Friendship Association Advent Evening

4 December 2017 - Planetarium Exhibition at the Swan Centre, Downham Market

4 December 2017 - Careers Fair, Downham Market

3 December 2017 - Civic Celebration and Cromer Community Carol Concert

1 December 2017 - RAF Mildenhall -  Yuletide Reception

November 2017

30 November 2017 - MOMO One and MOMO Express App Launch

27 November 2017 - NUA City Lecture

26 November 2017 - DofE Awards, Scouts Presentation Event, Open Academy, Norwich

20 November 2017 - Private View Change Minds Exhibition, The Forum, Norwich

19 November 2017 - Wymondham College Autumn Concert

16 November 2017 - YMCA Annual Celebration, The OPEN, Norwich

15 November 2017 - Special Olympics Norfolk Celebrate Success, The Octagon Barn, Little Plumstead

14 November 2017 - 11th Annual Norfolk Sports Awards, The OPEN, Norwich

13 November 2017 - Private Viewing 'Jerwood Drawing Prize', NUA

12 November 2017 - Thorpe St Andrew Remembrance Parade

12 November 2017 - Remembrance Service, Wreath Laying and Parade, City Hall and Norwich Cathedral

10 November 2017NDR Section Opening Ceremony

10 November 2017Annual Staff Remembrance Service, County Hall

9 November 2017Host an Afternoon Tea to celebrate Voluntary Services with the Lord Lieutenant Richard Jewson

7 November 2017 - RAF Marham Tour and Heritage Centre

4 November 2017 - Pavilion Big Band Charity Concert, Blofield Heath

3 November 2017Downham Market Mayors at Home

2 November 2017 - Opening of "Only in England" Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones & Martin Parr, Time & Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth

1 November 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

October 2017

25 October 2017 - Formal Opening - Diss Heritage Triangle and Diss Corn Hall

24 October 2017Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, The Great Hospital, Norwich

22 October 2017 - Commemorative Service for 75th Anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein, St Andrews Church, Honingham

21 October 2017 - Mayor Kings Lynn - Trafalgar Day Supper, Kings Lynn Town Hall

21 October 2017Trafalgar Day Service, Nelson's Monument, Great Yarmouth

21 October 2017Nelson's Coastal Watersports Trust Launch Event, Burnham Overy Staithe

20 October 2017 - Norwich Castle, Opening of the Rembrandt Exhibition, with Dutch Ambassador

20 October 2017 - Memorial Service

20 October 2017 - 2nd Air Division Memorial Library, The Forum, Norwich

19 October 2017 Parade and dinner - for His Excellency the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Mr Simon Smits with The Lord Mayor of Norwich

19 October 2017British Empire Medal Presentations, The Great Hospital, Norwich

16 October 2017 - Broadland YABs, Broadland District Council Offices

16 October 2017 - Full Council, County Hall

15 October 2017 - Norfolk and Norwich Novi Sad Association Annual Lunch

15 October 2017 - Justice Service, Norwich Cathedral

14 October 2017 - Trafalgar Night Mess Dinner, Marine Cadets TS.Fearless

13 October 2017 - Visit to YMCA, John Drake House, Norwich

10 October 2017Royal visit by HRH The Earl of Wessex, Springwood School near King’s Lynn

8 October 2017 - Harvest Festival Service, Norwich Cathedral

5 October 2017 - Twinning meeting, City Hall

4 October 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

4 October 2017 - Standards Committee, County Hall

September 2017

29 September 2017Chairman's Civic Theme Launch Event, County Hall (Chairman’s Challenge)

28 September 2017Volunteering promotion event at County Hall - Norfolk Scouts and Air Cadets

26 September 2017Volunteering promotion event at County Hall - Girlguiding Norfolk

25 September 2017 - Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital AGM

25 September 2017Volunteering promotion event at County Hall - Special Olympics Norfolk

24 September 2017 - Norwich Samaritans AGM, County Hall

23 September 2017Joan Mann Special Sports Day, RAF Mildenhall

20 September 2017 - St Edmunds Society, Norwich

20 September 2017 - The Prince's Trust, Open Youth Venue, Norwich

19 September 2017 - Royal British Legion Presidents Reception, The Great Hospital, Norwich

18 September 2017Norfolk Girlguiding ARC, Coltishall, Norwich

17 September 2017 - Norfolk and Norwich Koblenz Friendship Association 35th Birthday Luncheon, Park Farm Hotel Hethersett

17 September 2017 - Battle of Britain Civic Service, Norwich Cathedral

15 September 2017Battle of Britain Event, Flypast, Parade, Wreath Laying Ceremony and Reception for Norfolk County RAFAs

14 September 2017Celebration of Volunteering, with the High Sheriff at King's Lynn

13 September 2017 - Battle of Britain event rehearsal

12 September 2017 - Summer Reading Challenge Medal Ceremony, Millennium Library, Norwich

11 September 2017 - Opening of Battle of Britain Week City Hall, Norwich

10 September 2017Closing Ceremony of Maritime Festival and Mayors Civic Reception, Maritime Festival, Great Yarmouth

7 September 2017North Norfolk District Council Civic Reception, North Norfolk Railway, Sheringham

6 September 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

5 September 2017Norfolk County Scouts AGM, Dereham

2 September 2017231 Norwich Air Cadet Squadron Annual Sword Parade, HQ Constitution Hill, Norwich

1 September 2017 - RBL Branch Information Day, North Walsham

August 2017

31 August 2017 - International Delegation Genome 10k Reception, Norwich Castle

27 August 2017 - East Coast Truckers Childrens Convoy, County Hall

26 August 2017 - Unveiling of the Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stones, War Memorial City Hall, Norwich

17 August 2017 - Harbour Boat Trip with Richard Rockcliffe of the Kings Lynn Conservancy Board

17 August 2017 - Kings Lynn Princes Trust Project Graduation, Kings Lynn Fire Station

15 August 2017 - Thanksgiving and Remembrance Service and Wreath Laying, 72nd Anniversary of VJ Day, Tower Garden War Memorial, Kings Lynn

13 August 2017 - 200th Anniversary of Building Nelson's Monument, South Denes Great Yarmouth

5 August 2017 - Norfolk Fire Cadets: Summer Cadet Fun Day, Bowthorpe Training Centre, Norwich 

5 August 2017 - International Aviation Academy Norwich Opening, Norwich. VIP guest Carol Vorderman

4 August 2017 - Civic Summer Lunch Reception/Open House, RAF Lakenheath

1 August 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

1 August 2017 - County Commissioner Girlguiding Norfolk, County Hall

July 2017

31 July 2017 - Launch Heritage Open Days, Kings House, Thetford

30 July 2017 - Mayor of Dereham Civic Service

29 July 2017 - Kings Lynn Festival Final Night Concert and Drinks Reception, Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

28 July 2017 - Opening of Nelson and Norfolk Exhibition, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

27 July 2017 - Chairman's Summer Reception, Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum

27 July 2017 - Bridge for Heroes AGM, Kings Lynn

26 July 2017 - Princes Trust Project, Kings Lynn Fire Station

26 July 2017 - Bridge for Heroes, Kings Lynn

24 July 2017 - Full Council, County Hall

23 July 2017 - Mayor of Gt Yarmouth Annual Civic Service

21 July 2017 - Change of Command Ceremony, RAF Mildenhall

20 July 2017 - South Norfolk District Scouts AGM, Tivetshall St Margaret

20 July 2017 - Official Opening of Extension, Drake Primary School, Thetford 

19 July 2017 - Harold Bodmer Memorial, Peace Garden, County Hall

17 July 2017 - Commemorative Service and Wreath Laying 15th Anniversary of Helicopter Disaster, Gt Yarmouth Minster

14 July 2017 - NUA Film and Moving Image Production and Animation Screenings 2017, London

11 July 2017 - County Commissioner Norfolk Scouts, County Hall

9 July 2017 - Mayor of Diss Civic Service

8 July 2017 - Lord Mayors Celebrations and Procession, Norwich

7 July 2017 - AGM About with Friends, North Walsham

7 July 2017 - Official Opening of New Extension, Queens Hill Primary, Costessey

6 July 2017 - Top Class in Science, UEA

5 July 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

5 July 2017 - NUA Graduation Ceremony and Vice Chancellors Reception

1 July 2017 - WOW What an Achiever - 2017 Celebration of Achievement for Norfolk’s Looked After Children and Young People, UEA, Norwich

June 2017

28 June 2017 - Royal Norfolk Show, RNAA Presidents Lunch

28 June 2017 - Royal Norfolk Show, The Veterans Norfolk Reception

26 June 2017 - NUA VIP/Industry Preview of the 2017 Degree Shows, Norwich

25 June 2017 - RBL Rededication Service, Kings Lynn

24 June 2017 - 300th Anniversary Freemasonry Service, Norwich Cathedral

23 June 2017 - Bring Your Dog To Work Day, Bentley visits the Chairman’s office

22 June 2017 - Wymondham Fire Cadets, Wymondham Fire Station

21 June 2017 - VIP Screening of The Black Prince, Thetford

19 June 2017 - Raised the Armed Forces Flag, County Hall. Attended by General The Lord Dannatt

18 June 2017 - Lord Mayor of Norwich and The Sheriff of Norwich City Service

15 June 2017 - RAF Marham Annual Formal Reception

13 June 2017 - Queens Dragoon Guards Drinks Reception at the Officers Mess

12 June 2017 - Bishops Art Prize 2017, Norwich Cathedral

11 June 2017 - Mayor of Thetford Civic Service

9 June 2017 - UEA Court, Norwich

7 June 2017 - Citizenship Ceremony, County Hall

6 June 2017 - Norwich University of Art (NUA) Graduation Catwalk Show 2017, London

3 June 2017 - Kuk Sool Won European Championships and Masters’ Exhibition, Sportspark, University of East Anglia

May 2017

25 May 2017 - Beeston Regis Parish Council 60th Anniversary Celebration

24 May 2017 - Staff Walkabout, County Hall

23 May 2017 - Annual Meeting of the Council and Mayor Making Ceremony, City Hall, Norwich

20 May 2017 - Service of Remembrance for those who have taken their own lives, Kings Lynn Minster

17 May 2017 - Reception and Tour of the new Corn Hall, Diss

15 May 2017 - Elected Chairman at Council, County Hall

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