Councillor joins the Great Get Together to remember Jo Cox

“Bosnian Pearls” Children dance in Derby market place

More of the Bosnian Pearls in a traditional dance

Mayor of Derby with Red Cross and members of the refugee community

Mayor of Derby at a Handling History event in Derby Museum with Museum staff

Mayor of Derby with Museum staff and City of Sanctuary members

Nasrin read some of her poems at a City-Zen open mic event in the Maypole Café Bar and Theatre…

…along with her husband, also a poet, who read both in Farsi and English

At the Handling History event, friends were asked for their input on items held in store with unknown provenance. They were able to offer their own experience of how these objects were used in their home countries


The Mayor also met women at a Drop-in tea, cake and sewing event organised by Upbeat Communities…

… where the Mayor was shown how to make a rug

We closed the week with a “Premier League Kicks” drop-in football session