Focus on Faith & Disability: a Kirklees Faiths Forum event

23 Nov 2010 - 6:30pm
kirklees faiths forum
Representatives from the local faith communities will speak on the topic of faith and disability, followed by keynote speakers: Kitty McGeever from "Emmerdale" and Ajmal Masroor; Director of Communities in Action


 Kitty McGeever; Kitty plays Lizzie Lakely in Emmerdale, the first permanent blind character in a British soap.  She has also appeared in Pie In The Sky and London’s Burning, and is a seasoned stand-up performer.  Since going blind in her early thirties, Kitty has been challenging stereotypes and using her humour and resilience to cope with the experiences life has thrown at her.
Ajmal Masroor; director of Communities in Action and Lib Dem MP for Bethnal Green and Bow in East London.  Ajmal provides consultancy and support to media and various government agencies on Muslim issues, and regularly appears on national TV and radio as well as having his own show on the Islam Channel.
More information can be found on the attached poster.  Please feel free to circulate this information to your friends and colleagues – all are welcome but numbers are limited so please contact the organisers to book your place.
This is one in a series of events taking place in Kirklees during National Interfaith Week; for further information please visit
Huddersfield University
Free but reserve your seat
organised by: 
Kirklees Faiths Forum
who to contact: 
Cathy Chandler
Kirklees Faiths Forum and Interfaith Kirklees (Schools) Al-Hikmah Centre 28 Track Road Batley WF17 7AA
01924 324836