In the morning, The Mayor Cllr. Ron Bridle attended The Midwest European Communities Association function with Rafal Skarbek, the programme icluded some exciting new features, such as a Somerset World Cup Football Tournament and drumming workshops which were in addition to the usual list of attractions. There was also an international food tasting session, poetry reading and a fashion show put on by Design and Technology students at West Somerset Community College. On the same day in the afternoon supported by his wife Harriet he attended the Civic Service at Wells.
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.