Prime Minister and London Mayor Take Part in Visit My Mosque day

18 February 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and Andy Street joined tens of thousands of visitors at over 200 open mosques today. Over 200 mosques across the UK opened their doors to their neighbours of all faiths and none on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque day, facilitated by the Muslim Council … Read More

#VisitMyMosque 2018 Press Conference Launch

On Thursday 15th February, the Muslim Council of Britain held a press conference with the Al-Manaar Centre (MCHC) in Kensington. The press conference was held to provide information and an update on the national Visit My Mosque Day initiative and how other mosques across the UK are also positively shaping the future of their local communities for the better, such as Al … Read More

90% of people haven’t been inside a mosque – change that this weekend!

13 February 2018                 Most Britons know very little about Muslims as over 200 mosques open their doors on 18 February A YouGov Poll commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has found that almost 70% of Britons hadn’t seen the inside of another faith’s place of worship, and almost 90% hadn’t … Read More

Launch Event: Visit My Mosque Day 2018

7 February 2018                 Open Doors, Open Mosques, Open Communities Over 200 mosques across the UK are getting set to open their doors on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque Day 2018 with the aim of building more bridges between communities. An official launch event for press and media will be held on 15 … Read More

Better Mosques: A Community Consultation

Tell us how we should achieve better mosques in 2018 ‘Better Mosques: A Community Consultation’ is a nationwide consultation – running from 20 January to 31 March 2018 – inviting views on how a structured and national approach to developing better mosques in the UK can be achieved. Details are online at: www.ourmosquesourfuture.org.uk/consultation It was launched the Our Mosques Our Future … Read More

National Conference Kick Starts Consultation for Better Mosques

20 January 2018 Mosque leaders from across the country joined a major national conference today exploring the evolving role of mosques in 21st century Britain. Organised by the Muslim Council of Britain, the UK’s largest Muslim umbrella body, the conference kick-starts a community consultation process aimed at developing an institutionalised approach to excellence amongst Britain’s mosques. The ‘Our Mosques, Our … Read More

BBC Religion and Ethics Review – December 2017

20 December 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain welcomes the BBC’s Religion and Ethics review where there will be greater coverage on world religions, with an emphasis to convey better understanding of religion with sufficient depth in underlying religious or cultural dimensions. The Deputy Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, Dr Omer El-Hamdoon, said: “We are pleased to … Read More

Eid Mubarak! August 2017/Dhul Hijjah 1438

Asalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. Eid al-Adha represents the dedication and sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, peace be upon him, in following a command of God. I pray that the dedication of Muslims around the UK and across the globe will also be … Read More

Over 130 Imams & Religious Leaders from diverse backgrounds refuse to perform the funeral prayer for London attackers in an unprecedented move

5 June 2017 Imams and religious leaders from across the country and a range of schools of thought have come together to issue a public statement condemning the recent terror attack in London and conveying their pain at the suffering of the victims and their families. In an unprecedented move, they have not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic … Read More