Southwark individuals chosen to take part in Lord Mayor’s Show

Layla Rahman, Sultana Ahmed, Shahjahan Ahmed, Althea Smith
(Left to Right) Layla Rahman, Sultana Ahmed, Shahjahan Ahmed, Althea Smith

 

To date, GMC has offered four Southwark residents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be on the East West float in the Lord Mayor’s Show parade on Saturday 14th November this year.

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Alan Yarrow is the Lord Mayor of London 2014-2015

 

Sultana Ahmed, Shahjahan Ahmed and Layla Rahman are the lucky individuals who have been selected to join Althea Smith in the 800th Lord Mayor’s Show next month.

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This year will be the 800th Lord Mayor’s Show

 

The East West float in the pageant will portray iconic cultural figures and is spearheaded by community champion Mai Sim Lai OBE DL, while Althea Smith, former Mayor of Southwark, will be leading the team of Southwark residents.

GMC will kindly be sponsoring the £50 costumes for each of the four individuals chosen to participate.

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