Southwark champions showcase diversity in Lord Mayor’s Show

 

Lord Mayor's Show 2015

Four Southwark community champions participated in the milestone 800th Lord Mayor’s Show in London on Saturday 14th November.

Lord Mayor's Show 2015

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.

Lord Mayor's Show 2015

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.”

Lord Mayor's Show 2015

Thanks to Mei Sim Lai for spearheading the group of Southwark residents.

Lord Mayor's Show 2015

 

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