Councillor Alex Houghton became the 799th Mayor of Southampton on 19 May 2021 following his term as Sheriff of the City.

The Mayor's chosen charities are The Scratch Project and Wave 105 Cash for Kids.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayor is unable to attend events in person but can be invited to online events.

Invite the Mayor to an event


Councillor Jacqui Rayment is the 584th Sheriff of Southampton.

The Mayor's Office provides support for the Mayor and Sheriff. The office manages their diaries and provides information and guidance for groups and organisations who wish to invite the Mayor to events.

Mayor and Sheriff’s diaries

This diary is updated regularly and every effort is made to ensure all events are accurate and up to date. However, some events and dates may be changed at the last minute, therefore we apologise for any inconvenience caused in such cases.

Mayor and Sheriff’s Diary - there are no diary dates until further notice.