Southwark champions showcase diversity in Lord Mayor’s Show
Four Southwark community champions participated in the milestone 800th Lord Mayor’s Show in London on Saturday 14th November.
Althea Smith, former Mayor of Southwark, Layla Rahman, Sultana Ahmed and Shahjahan Ahmed were all involved in the show’s procession on the East West float, where they portrayed iconic cultural figures from the UK.
Speaking afterwards, Layla said: “We had a great day at the Lord mayor’s show, it was an amazing experience. I was thrilled to be a part of this special and prestigious event.”
Thanks to Mei Sim Lai for spearheading the group of Southwark residents.