This was a well supported event with Mayor's from all over the district attending including our own Mayor Cllr Les Smith who was accompanied by his wife Patricia. Other visitors included Baroness Bakewell and many Councillors from Yeovil. The itinerary included a welcome from the Mayor of Yeovil Mike Lock followed by the formation of the parade which departed on foot from the Town House to St John's Church. The Civic Service then took place in the church, a reception was held afterwards at Westland's Leisure Centre.
On the 16th May 2016 at the Statutory Annual Meeting of the Full Council Councillor Jean Parbrook was re-elected as the Mayor of Minehead, Councillor Andrew Kingston-James was elected as Deputy Mayor of Minehead.