The Birmingham Central Mosque in Highgate hosted the Janazah (funeral prayer) service at 2pm, following its regular weekly Jummah prayers. Read the rest of this entry »
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Birmingham’s premiere mosque will be holding special prayer services this week in honour of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who died last Friday at the age of 74 in hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Birmingham Central Mosque in Highgate will be hosting the prayer tribute this Friday at 2pm, following its regular weekly Jummah service. Read the rest of this entry »
Muhammad Ali has made several visits to Birmingham, England, over the decades, in the 80s and 90s. He visited the city and met with fans, bringing them hope, joy and support; even opening the Muhammad Ali Community Centre in Hockley in May 1983.
The boxer, political and social activist, and humanitarian, passed away on Saturday 4th June, after many years of suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, age 74. Read the rest of this entry »
Birmingham’s premier mosque is set to host a special soup kitchen to feed the city’s homeless on Christmas Day.
The Birmingham Central Mosque in the Highgate area of the city will be welcoming the homeless and hungry over the festive period, providing them with food during an open soup kitchen every evening between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. Read the rest of this entry »
Thousands of Muslim faithful from across the city came together to celebrate Eid al-Adha this weekend, following a successful Hajj season in Mecca.
Muslims from across Birmingham marked one of the most important festivals in the Islamic calendar on Saturday, a day after two million pilgrims concluded the final rites of Hajj in Saudi Arabia’s holy city, with a fast on the Day of Arafa. Read the rest of this entry »
Youngsters from across the city joined a diverse audience in a televised debate yesterday, as it was broadcast live from the Birmingham Central Mosque in Highgate.
The 16-34 year-olds were participating in Free Speech – BBC Three’s fortnightly debate and discussion show hosted by Rick Edwards and Tina Daheley – where topics covered included youth disengagement, youth unemployment, whether there should be a referendum on the EU; and the forthcoming closure of the BBC Three channel itself. Read the rest of this entry »
Birmingham’s Muslim community have begun rejoicing this weekend, following the completion of Ramadan, as they celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid.
Beginning on the evening of Saturday 18th August, the celebration marks the conclusion of a month of fasting, prayer, meditation and self-reflection as the faithful look to take the benefits of the month’s struggle in bettering themselves throughout the coming year. Read the rest of this entry »
Birmingham’s Muslim population will come together this weekend to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid; as the faithful from across the world complete the religious pilgrimage, known as Hajj, in Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Beginning on the evening of of Saturday 5th November, the three-day festival known as Eid al-Adha, or ‘celebration of sacrifice’, is to commemorate the willingness of the apostle Abraham in sacrificing his own son to confirm his commitment to God. An act which God is said to have rewarded by replacing Abraham’s son with a ram. Read the rest of this entry »