It’s time to EXPLORE Bradford on Avon!

We are thrilled to announce that our new tourism website is now live! The new site was commissioned by the Town Council to help attract more visitors to the town, replacing the previous site which was over a decade old. www.bradfordonavon.co.uk has been designed by local firm Boson Web incorporating the Council’s new tourist brand ‘Explore BoA’. … Read more

Merry Christmas Bradford on Avon!

We will be closing for Christmas at noon on Monday 24th December, and we’d like to wish everyone in the town a very Merry Christmas and here’s looking forward to a great 2019. We had a fantastic Christmas Lights Switch on this year and the the Town looks magical as a result of the hard … Read more

Focus on Parkinson’s Event a huge success

Last Friday, the Mayor Cllr Alex Kay popped into see the organisers of the Focus on Parkinson’s event which was held at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon. The event attracted over 100 people, all interested to find out more about what’s new in Parkinson’s research and how this will affect the future of care … Read more

High Sheriff of Wiltshire wowed by BoA’s Christmas Trees

  Earlier today, Mayor Cllr Alex Kay, welcomed High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Nicky Alberry to Bradford on Avon, and what better place to take her than to the always beautiful Holy Trinity Church, which this week looks even more glorious with its Christmas Tree Festival in Place! Photo: Left to right – Mayor Cllr Alex Kay, … Read more

Are you ready for the big BoA Christmas Switch-On?

The beautiful Bradford on Avon lights will soon illuminate the town for the Christmas season, with the Switch On event this Friday 30th November – the main event will be in Westbury Garden though the festivities will take place across the town. The light Switch On evening begins at 5pm in Westbury Garden with live entertainment … Read more

Meet BOA’s Shining Light of 2018

You may have heard about our recent request for residents to nominate someone from Bradford on Avon who has made a real difference to people’s lives and/or the community during 2018.  The aim was that we as a town could say ‘thank you’ to that someone and name them Shining Light of BOA 2018. There … Read more

Mayor’s Tea Party at The Hall launches WW1 commemoration

The Mayor’s Tea Party was held on 1st of November in the historic and iconic venue, The Hall. This marked the launch for the Town Council’s series of events commemorating the centenary of end of WW1 in 1918; Countdown to Peace It provided many of the attendees a unique experience to see inside the late Alex Moulton’s home, … Read more

A Greener Bradford

An environmentally focused event, ‘A Greener Bradford’ was held at BOA’s Holy Trinity on the 8th September with the aim of organising an interactive, inclusive community forum on Climate Change and how we can all lead more sustainable lifestyles. The Revd Canon Joanna Abecassis welcomed everyone before the event was officially opened by the Mayor, … Read more

An Annual Flower & Produce Show to be proud of!

The gardeners, cooks and crafters of Bradford on Avon filled St Margaret’s Hall with a spectacular array of fruit and vegetables, flowers, preserves and baked goods at this year’s annual Flower and Produce Show, which took place on Sunday 2nd September.       Above photos: Nik Jones The long, hot summer meant that gardeners had to … Read more