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Mosque Open Day - Saturday 21st March 2015

The event was attended by approximately 150 people with 22 named volunteers and some community members who helped on the day.  Food donations were received from the community.

Most visitors were from Gloucestershire (GL postcodes), however a handful came from further afield namely Malvern, Bridgnorth (Shropshire), Chepstow and Ross on Wye.

The morning was split in to various different sections:

Introduction and welcomeHaroon Kadodia

Quran recitation and translationImam Sajid and Muhammed Martin

Introduction to IslamImam Hassan

The three introductory talks were followed by three exhibitions.  Visitors were able to see these on a rotation system. 

My journey to IslamMuhammed Martin and Maisa Higgins.

Both discussed their experience of converting to Islam,

Islam and EducationMufti Abdullah Patel

Introduced the Islamic education system we have in the community, from nursery, to primary school and girls’ secondary school as well as madressah system.

Islam in BritainZack Pandor and Asya Pandor

Comments:

“very informative”, “would like to come back again”, “very friendly, honest, open”, “everyone was courteous, caring, open and smiling”, “an excellent reflection of the principles of Islam”,