ICBI COURSE: Dynamic Community Development

MCB ‘Institutional Capacity Building Initiative’ (ICBI) presents: Dynamic Community Development A workshop on how your organisation can effectively assess needs and organise resources to transform your communities and have an impact. _____________________________________________________________ Saturday 1 April 2016 | 2-6pm MCB Office Board Room | E1 _____________________________________________________________ Topics & Speakers: Mamoon Al-Azami – The What and How of community development Dr. Zaza … Read More

MCB Community Dinner in London – March 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain is organising a Community Dinner to be held in Leyton, London on the evening of Friday 3rd March 2017 at 6.30pm. This is one of a number of dinners being held across different regions of the UK. Our aim is to bring together civic leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers and ordinary citizens. These dinners will showcase the … Read More

MCB Internship Programme

Are you looking for a work placement or internship? Do you want to add valuable experience to your CV? Would you like to develop your professional skills? The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) offers short-term internships based in London for students or recent graduates Why work with MCB? MCB is the largest representative Muslim umbrella organisation in the UK with … Read More

Message of Condolence for the Passing of Late Pir Alauddin Siddiqui

6 February 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain extends its condolences to the family of Pir Alauddin Siddiqui who passed away in Birmingham on Friday, 3 February. His janaza (funeral prayer) at Birmingham’s Aston Park was among the largest ever held in the city, an indication of the connection he had established with his community, as a spiritual guide,  institution-builder … Read More

Visit My Mosque Day is Back!

#VisitMyMosque Day will be taking place 5 February 2017 and will see over 150 mosques across the UK holding open days and welcoming in their neighbours, of all faiths and none.  New Website A new website has been launched containing full details of the initiative, and allowing members of the public to also search for their nearest participating mosque. Visit … Read More

British Muslims in Numbers: Briefing 11

To carry forward the findings of the MCB report ‘British Muslims in Numbers’ (2015), the MCB’s Research and Documentation Committee has published its ninth briefing. This briefing is titled, Briefing 11: ‘Offenders from Muslim backgrounds’ – December 2016. To read this, have a look here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings/briefing11 Previous briefings can be viewed here: http://www.mcb.org.uk/muslimstatistics/briefings

Interfaith visits spread in run up to #VisitMyMosque day

12 January 2017               In recent weeks, mosques across the UK have been extending the hand of friendship and dialogue to their neighbours of other faiths through a range of interfaith exchanges and visits to each other’s places of worship. The events ranged from observing church services to peace walks to interfaith conferences. At … Read More

MCB Congratulates Those Named in 2017 Honours List

The Muslim Council of Britain would like to congratulate all those extraordinary  individuals recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List. The honours system recognises people who have committed themselves to serving and helping Britain, and who have made achievements in public life. The 2017 New Year’s Honours Muslim award winners include: Knighthoods Mohammed Muktar Jama FARAH, CBE For services … Read More

HRH Prince Charles’s Comments on Minorities

22 December 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain welcomed HRH Prince Charles’s comments today in which he warned against rising intolerance against minorities of all faiths. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “I commend the Prince of Wales for his thoughtful intervention in what has been a shrill and divisive year. Whether we are followers … Read More

Forest Hill Attack: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Calm and Proper Investigation

12 December 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain is tonight monitoring the situation in Forest Hill following reports of a stabbing in the vicinity of Forest Hill Overground station, south London. The perpetrator is alleged to have been targeting Muslims. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “There is understandably a great deal of anxiety of … Read More