Interfaith engagement in Harrow taken to new heights

On Saturday 6 September, MCB’s affiliate, the Shia Ithna’ashari Community of Middlesex (SICM) jointly organised a day-trip to Greenwich with St. Alban’s Church and North Harrow Methodist Church. The 40 individuals consisted of families, young children and older people from the Muslim and Christian faith – all united in wanting to get to know their neighbours better. The jointly organised trip … Read More

British National travelling for Hajj? Live Q&A – Monday 22 Sept

Find out about the help and support available to you. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) will be holding a Twitter Q&A session on Monday 22nd September. Join the live Twitter Q&A hour, to have your questions answered. Date: Monday, 22 September 2014 Time:11am to 12pm (UK Time) Send questions to @ukinsaudiarabia twitter account using#HajiUK (Focus will be on queries on supporting … Read More


Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers advice ahead of the Hajj With thousands[1] of British Muslims expected to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, predicted to fall between 2 – 7 October, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is urging those travelling to Saudi Arabia to be fully prepared and follow up-to-date travel advice before embarking on their trip. The Hajjis or … Read More

Equality and Human Rights Commission calls for evidence on religion or belief issues

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a major call for evidence to collect first hand experiences from individuals and organisations about how their religion or belief, or that of other people, may have affected them in the workplace and in using the services and facilities they need in everyday life. The work covers all faiths, beliefs and experiences … Read More

Leading Islamic centres condemn so-called ‘Islamic State’

“In this joint statement, leading Islamic centres condemn the inexcusable actions of the group calling itself “Islamic State” (IS), and the indefensible murders of James Foley and Steven Sotloff. We hope that any other hostages who may be held by IS will be released unharmed.   It is deceitful for the group to refer to itself as the “Islamic State”; … Read More

Peace Conference: Peace-Building in the 21st Century

  The Cordoba Foundation, London Peace Network & Faith-based Regeneration Network Peace Conference: Peace-Building in the 21st Century Celebrating Achievements and Hopes, Confronting Real Issues St Ethelburga’s, London – Monday 15 September, 2014  -9:30am-3:30pm St Ethelburga’s Centre, 78 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4AG Supported by the Muslim Council of Britain, Christian Muslim Forum, Religions for Peace, Al-Khoei Foundation, Quakers, Peace One … Read More

#WeAreAllHuman – Interfaith Vigil: ‘Showing solidarity with the people of Iraq’

World Jewish Relief, Islamic Relief, & Christian Aid Warmly invite you to drop in and join the interfaith vigil: ‘Showing solidarity with the people of Iraq’ and affirming the message:   #WeAreAllHuman With the Most Rev & Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Imam Ibrahim Mogra, Ayatollah Dr Sayed Fazel Milani,  Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner and other senior religious leaders from … Read More

Made in Europe and London Central Mosque 2014 ECO FAIR

On Saturday 6th September, MCB’s Affiliate, Made in Europe will be holding the biggest MADE event of the year – the 2014 #EcoFair at Regents Park Mosque – where they’ll be promoting all things green and ethical. The day will be packed with stalls, activities, workshops, speakers and more!  Regents Park Mosque is also the Zuhr prayer stop of MADE’s Tour de Salah cycle challenge and Shaykh Shams Ad Duha who is participating will … Read More

EVENT – ‘Community at the Crossroads’ – The responsibility of the Muslim professional in securing our future

MCB Deputy Secretary General, Mr Harun Rashid Khan, will be speaking alongside special guests, Imam Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Shams Ad-Duha, on Thursday 21st August 2014 at the ‘Community at the Crossroads’ event at Logan Hall, Institute of Education. Please see below for more information and how to register.   –Disclaimer– Events are listed by the Muslim Council of Britain … Read More

Joint Statement on the Fight Against Extremism in Cardiff

(Joint statement initiated by MCB affiliate, Muslim Council of Wales): “As community and religious leaders, and elected representatives in Cardiff, we are determined to work together to build a strong, cohesive and tolerant city, based on mutual respect. We reject extremism and together we will challenge those who want to destabilize and damage our communities and our young people.   … Read More