Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests

Fri, 25 May 2018 20:00 in Community Engagement
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Where: Dialogue Society Leicester Branch
Date: 25th May 2018
Time: 20:00

Speaker

  • Lord Mayor of Leicester Councillor Ross Grant
  • Many other distinguished guests

Abstract

Dialogue Society Leicester branch held a community iftar in Leicester, hosting more than 100 people from different communities. Lord Mayor of Leicester Councillor Ross Grant along with many other distinguished guests talked about dialogue and tolerance. In addition to delicious Turkish food, the iftar included an astonishing demonstration of calligraphy and Paper marbling (Ebru).

About Councillor Ross Grant

Councillor Ross Grant was born in Ashby-De-La-Zouch and attended St John the Baptist and Lancaster Boys Schools before moving onto Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth 1 college. After completing his A-levels, he went to Aston University in Birmingham to study combined honours in Society and Government and Urban Policy and Management.

He was elected as a Member of the City Council at a by-election in 2004 and has served as the ward councillor for Knighton. As a member of the opposition, he has sat on a number of committees, including Overview Scrutiny, Children’s Scrutiny and Planning and is currently a Governor at Overdale Infants School and Chair of Trustees of Oak Multi Academy Trust. He is also a keen rugby supporter and continues to play prop for the Oadby Wyggestonians Rugby Football Club.

Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests Community iftar with Lord Mayor of Leicester and with many distinguished guests

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