The Mayor of Lewes is elected by Members of Lewes Town Council in May each year.
The Mayor of Lewes for 2020/21 is Councillor John Lamb, serving a second year due to the pandemic
John’s wife Gaynor is our Mayoress for the year
The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Stephen Catlin, also serving a second term due to Covid-19 disruption
The Council Chaplain is Rev Judith Egar
This year’s Mayoral Good Causes are: The Oyster Project, Lewes, and Lewes Football Club’s mental wellbeing initiative
The Mayor is happy to attend events in Lewes. Arrangements for Mayoral visits can be requested through the Mayor’s Office by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or telephoning 01273 471469 or in writing to The Civic Officer, Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall, High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2QS
As I write, the sun still shines, but most people in Lewes are hunkered down at home hoping that the unseen threat passes them by. Although social distancing has created space between people, it has not separated us from each other. Social media is often criticised...
Gaynor, my wife, and I are very honoured to be Mayor and Mayoress of Lewes: we are looking forward to learning as much as we can about the life of the town and meeting as many Lewes residents as possible in our year of office. We have lived in the Malling area of...