Rossi Ice Cream were honoured to be invited by Sir David Amess MP, to take part in launching Southend as the Alternative City of Culture at an event held at Westminster Wednesday 11th January 2017.
We were joined by celebrities including Southend United footballer Anton Ferdinand, TV Presenter Dominic Littlewood and various local businesses, organisations and community members, showcasing how Southend is a leading town for culture in the country.
Managing Director of the company, Colin Gray (centre), said: “I was delighted to support Sir David and Southend for the Alternative City of Culture. I was pleased to see it was so well received by all that attended. Rossi is synonymous with Southend and I was delighted to hear Dominic Littlewood say that Rossi was the greatest ice cream in the world!”
Southend mayor, Judith McMahon, added: “It was a magnificent launch and has lifted the profile of the town and placed us at the epicenter of culture.”
In photo left to right: Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Deputy Speaker House of Commons), Colin Gray (Rossi Ice Cream), Cllr Judith McMahon (Mayor of Southend).Back to News