BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

28 October 2014
BBC Leicester BBC Leicester
BBC Leicester Sense of Place

BBC Homepage
England
»

Leicester
News
Sport
Junior Football
Travel
Weather
Entertainment
Message Board
Video Nation
In Pictures
Webcams
Features
Faith
Asian Life
Students
Open Centre
Blast
Children In Need
RaW
BBC Local Radio
Site Map

 

Contact Us


A place in the heart
Sumayah Bates
Mecca was a homecoming for Sumayah
For some it's their faith, for others it's their team and for one man - it's his music.

What pulls on your heartstrings?

Tell us about your "place in the heart".
WATCH and LISTEN
audio Listen to Sumayah's story (28k)
audio Ian describes why he loves The Tigers (28k)
audio Listen to Chris's story (28k)
audio Hear Graham describe his love of the viola (28k)
BBC download guide
Free Real player
SEE ALSO
Leicestershire in 2020
Twenty four hours in Leicester
Leicester born and bred
Coming to Leicester
Looking at our landmarks
Old Leicester in colour
A sense of place in school
WEB LINKS
Leicester Tigers
Violin and viola info
Islamic Foundation
Leicester Diocese

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.
PRINT THIS PAGE
View a printable version of this page.
get in contact
Former Christian Sumayah Bates has "never looked back" since converting to Islam. Her visit to Mecca in Saudi Arabia was like "being home". Her faith also helped her cope with the death of both of her parents in close succession. Listen to Sumayah's story. animated audio icon

Ian Cockerill
Ian Cockerill
Ian Cockerill celebrated his 40th birthday by getting a Leicester Tigers logo tattooed on his shoulder. Even his second daughter had attended a rugby game within a week of her birth. Ian describes why he loves The Tigers. animated audio icon



Chris Hodder
Cheeky young curate Chris Hodder
Chris Hodder describes himself as "the cheeky young curate" of his Christian church. He became a Christian at the age of 16 after an evangelistic milkman jumped out in front of him while Chris was on his paper round, shouting "Jesus loves you!". Listen to Chris's story. animated audio icon


Graham Oppenheimer
The viola pulls Graham's hearstring
Professional musician Graham Oppenheimer first started playing the violin at the age of eight and graduated to viola in his teens. His instrument was used in a performance involving one of his favourite composers, Mozart. Hear Graham describe his love of the viola. animated audio icon

Tell us about your "place in the heart".

line
Top | Features Index | Home
Jamcams
Leicester jamcams
Red Hill Way
New Parks Way
Uppingham Road
LCFC wallpapers
LCFC wallpaper
September City calendar
City's 2005 home kit
Gary Lineker wallpaper
City in the nineties
Mark McGhee
1990 / 1991
1991 / 1992
1992 / 1993
Blast
Blast
Wannabe a music jock?
What the future holds?
Becca's Blast diary
Video Nation
People watching 3D movie
ME and Keats
Changing accents
Africa Lives archive

Contact Us
BBC Leicester
9 St Nicholas Place,
Leicester,
Leicestershire.
LE1 5LB

tel: (+44) 0116 251 6688
leicester@bbc.co.uk

 




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy