About MIA

Committee & aims

The aims and objectives of the Manchester Italian Association are:

  • to promote the welfare of the Italian community,
  • to promote its ties with Italy,
  • to promote its history, culture, ¬†heritage and faith,
  • to preserve all emblems, memorabilia and items of heritage,
  • and in the wider community, regardless of nationality, to bring together young people in education and leisure activities, and help the elderly.

Manchester Italian Association comittee and organisers of the Madonna del Rosario Procession:

  • President – Lorraine Taurasi (Rea)
  • Vice-President – Carmine Loreto Rea
  • Secretary – Regina Rea
  • Treasurer – Regina Rea
  • Frank Ridley
  • Joseph Rea
  • Mark Rea
  • Antonio
  • John Kirby
  • Anthony Rea – ¬†Historian
  • Jayne Rea
  • Graziella Ferrera
  • Vittorio Forgetta
  • Michele Scappaticci
  • Michael Withington (Crolla)
  • Tony Crolla
  • Elvin Ironmonger (De Felice)
  • Jordan Ironmonger (De Felice)
  • Sylvia Toboni
  • Angela Toboni
  • David Protano
  • Philomena Garside
  • Martin Garside
  • Stephen Garside
  • Christina Dellicolli
  • Hayley Dellicolli
  • Roberto Martini
  • Laura Martin