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Ramadan meal in Preston brings faiths from across the city together

Posted on - 21st May, 2019 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Tucking in at the Ramadan dinner
Tucking in at the Ramadan dinner

Dozens of people from all different faiths in the city joined Preston’s Muslim community for a Ramadan meal.

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The Light Foundation hosted their fourth event for the annual Interfaith dinner.

In attendance were the chief executive of Lancashire County Council Angie Ridgwell, as well as senior officers from Lancashire Police, the North West Ambulance Service and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.

Those attending were given information about the period of Ramadan and then treated to a meal during the event on Thursday 16 May at the Quaker Hall.

Angie Ridgwell at the Ramadan Interfaith Dinner
Angie Ridgwell at the Ramadan Interfaith Dinner

A spokesman for the Light Foundation said: “It was what can only and truly be described as an absolutely phenomenal display of unity and togetherness; during times of hatred and division.”

Read more: Preston Muslim group visit Deepdale care home

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