Visit My Mosque Sunday 18 February

Over 50 mosques in London are opening to visitors this Sunday! Check them out below. The promo video includes some familiar faces & spaces in London.

A great opportunity to invite people along who might not have visited an Islamic centre before. Enjoy a warm welcome at one of your local mosques.

Find a map, opening times and contact details on the #VisitMyMosque site.

North London

Dar Al Islam Foundation, 61 Anson Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 3UY

Finsbury Park Mosque, 7-11 St Thomas’s Road, London, N4 2QH

IANL (North Finchley Mosque), 683-685 High Road North Finchley London N12 0DA

Kentish Town Baitul Aman Mosque, 156-158 Weedington Road, London, NW5 4NU

Husaini Islamic Centre, Wood Lane, Stanmore, HA7 4LQ

Masjid Ayesha Tottenham, 115 Clyde Road, London N15 4JZ

Mevlana Rumi Mosque, 337 Fore St, Edmonton, London N9 0NU

Musallaa an Noor, Basement, 101 Stoke Newington High Street, London, N16 0PH

The Islamic Cultural Centre and London Central Mosque, 146 Park Road, London, NW8 7RG

Jalalia Jamme Masjeed Enfield, 228 High St, Enfield EN3 4EZ

East London

BBCA Masjid, 6 Madina Place, Masjid Lane, off Wallwood Street, London, E14 7BW

Darul Ummah Jame Mosque, 56 Bigland Street, London E1 2ND

East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre, 82-92 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JQ

Faizan-e-Islam Centre of Excellence, 757 Leabridge Road, Walthamstow, E17 9DZ

Havering Islamic Cultural Centre, 91 Waterloo Road, Romford, RM7 0AA

Leytonstone Masjid, Leytonstone Islamic Association, Dacre Rd, Leytonstone, London, E11 3AG

Masjid-e-Quba 70-72 Cazenove Rd, Stamford Hill, London, N16 6AA

Masjid Ibrahim and Islamic Centre, Barking Road, London E13 9EU

Masjid Tawheed, 80 High Rd Leyton,London E152BP

Masjid Usman, 134A Ashville Rd ,Leytonstone E11 4DX London

Noor Ul Islam Trust, 711 – 723 High Road, Leyton, E10 5AB

Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, 62-66 Upton Lane, Forest Gate, London, E7 9LN

Redbridge Islamic Centre, 28-28A Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill, Essex, IG2 6XG

Waltham Forest Islamic Association, 439-451 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton E10 7EA

Masjid Abu Bakr, 26a Mansfield Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 6PJ

South London

Balham Mosque & Tooting Islamic Centre, 47a Balham High Road, London, SW12 9AW

Croydon Mosque & Islamic Centre, 525 London Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey CR7 6AR

Camberwell Islamic Centre (Jama-at-ul Islamiyyah of Nigeria UK) 188 Camberwell Rd, London SE5 0ED

Greenwich Islamic Centre, 131 Plumstead Road, SE18 7DW

Hyderi Islamic Centre, 26 Estreham Road. Streatham, London, SW16 5PQ

Lewisham Islamic Centre, 363 -365 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6NZ

MANUK / Old Kent Road, 365 Old Kent Road, London SE1 5JH

Morden Islamic Community Centre, 116 London Road, Morden, Surrey SM4 5AX

Norbury Muslim Centre, 1116 London Road, Norbury, SW16 4DT

NASFAT, 33 pages walk, london, SE1 4SB

West Norwood Mosque, 58-60 Norwood High Street, London, SE27 9NR

Al-Emaan Centre, Croydon Road, Bromley, Keston BR2 8HF

Tooting Islamic Centre, 145 Upper Tooting Road SW17 7TJ

South London Mosque and Islamic Centre, 8 Mitcham Ln, London SW16 6NN

Huda Surrey Islamic Centre, Gloucester Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 3QW

West London

Acton Mosque, 2-5 Oldham Terrace W3 7LW

Almanaar (MCHC), 244 Acklam Road, London, W10 5YG

Ezzeitouna Masjid, 6 Western Avenue W3 7UD London

Feltham Hira Association, 102 Hounslow Road, Feltham, TW14 8DY

Hayes Muslim Centre, 3 Pump Lane, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 3NB

Hounslow Jamia Mosque & Islamic Centre, 367 Wellington Rd S, Hounslow, TW4 5HU

Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London, W9 1QB

Islamic Integration Community Centre, 531 Staines Road, Hounslow, TW4 5DP

Muslim World League London Office, 46 Goodge Street, London W1T 4LU

Quba Masjid and Education Centre, Unit C Golden Crescent Hayes Middlesex UB3 1AQ

SICM (Mahfil Ali) – The Salaam Centre, 39 Gloucester Road, Harrow, HA1 4PR

White City Mosque, 95 Bloemfontein Road, Shepherd’s Bush, London, W12 7DA

Kanoon Towhid, 30-32 Southerton Road, Hammersmith, W6 0ph

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Inter Faith Walk with Faiths Together in Lambeth

FTiL took to the streets again on 17 September. Around 40 local people were welcomed at religious centres in Brixton & Kennington. Here are some pictures from the day.

Rev David Musgrave welcomes everyone to Mostyn Road Methodist Church.

Mohammad Ijaz shares news of receiving a #VisitMyMosque award for South London Islamic Centre at Speaker’s House at Westminster earlier in the week.

Shaykh Yusuf and Adeela Shabazz show us around North Brixton Islamic Centre after a cup of tea and biscuits.

Adeela Shabazz who has been involved in community activities for many years.

In one of the prayer rooms at North Brixton Islamic Centre – congregation of 1,000 with 250 young people.

St John the Divine, Kennington, was the next stop.

The organist played as people explored the church.

Arriving at the Catholic Scalabrini Centre, Oval, preparing for the festival of Our Lady of Fatima. There are big Portuguese, Italian and Filipino communities here.

Last stop – the Jamyang Centre which hosts Tibetan Buddhist teaching, health and wellbeing sessions, meditation, a popular café and garden.

The garden at the Jamyang Centre.

Some of the Faiths Together in Lambeth group at the start of the inter faith walk.

European links

EuropeTwo upcoming meetings in Brussels, Belgium, organised by our European friends at Religions for Peace and European Network on Religion & Belief.

RfP logoThursday 19 March at the European Parliament.  Welcoming each other in Europe: a call for non-discrimination, with Religions For Peace Europe & the Global Network of Religions for Children.  This meeting falls within a larger RfP gathering this week, with over 60 participants from 14 European countries.  Download the programme here, which includes booking details.

The President of Religions for Peace Europe is Yolande Iliano, whom some of us will remember as one of our guest speakers at ENORB UK.  The Secretary General of the European Council of Religious Leaders, Jehangir Sarosh, spoke at our London Peace Conference last September.

enorb logoilgaThursday 26 March  Equality for all!  EU equality legislation against hate speech & discrimination on grounds of religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.

This is a joint event by ILGA-Europe and ENORB in Brussels looking at existing and proposed equality legislation in Europe and exploring areas of potential tension in a spirit of dialogue and mutual understanding.

Download the invitation and full programme here.  Book by emailing Anusha Dakan.  LBFN was one of the networks which brought the European Network on Religion & Belief together a few years ago and convenes ENORB UK.  Alan Murray, President of ENORB, said a few words about this event at our last meeting at Church House, Westminster.

Sheffield gathering for local practitioners

IFN headerNot in London, but a chance to get together with local practitioners from across the country: a day conference on Thursday 26 March at St Mary’s Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ, organised by the Inter Faith Network for the UK.

Bessie White (Hounslow Friends of Faith), a long standing member of LBFN and our peace-building social lab, is one of the speakers.  Download the full programme here.  There are three workshops:

  • getting the message across (communications)
  • funding and resourcing local work
  • developing and maintaining programmes that work well for your area

The event is free and is open to all local inter faith groups.  Book a place by emailing IFN’s Hannah Cassidy with a booking form.  Download the booking form here.