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You are invited to our Mosque Open Day

Date: Sunday 3rd March 2019 Time: 11:00 – 15:00 Address: Al-Manaar, 244 Acklam Road, North Kensington, London, W10 5YG Visit Al-Manaar Mosque and Centre and meet the people who deliver activities at the Centre from the Police Cadet Programme, to newly launched Youth Activities, Hubb Community Kitchen and our successful Saturday School among the 20 activities that take place in ...

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New Video for #VisitMyMosque

Al-Manaar is taking part in the annual Visit-my-Mosque event on Sunday 3rd March 2019, from 11am to 4pm. There will be plenty of stalls and activities to show case what goes on inside Al-Manaar Mosque and Centre. There will also be an exhibition and Imams and officials around to answer questions from the public. More details to follow. Stay tuned. The ...

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A Statement from RBKC’s Cllr Gerard Hargreaves

  Kensington and Chelsea Council is proud of its continuing work with, and support for, the Al-Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre. Al-Manaar has worked tirelessly for the local community, providing help to all those who need it. We will not forget that within hours of the Grenfell tragedy, Al-Manaar opened its doors to everyone in need of shelter and care. This ...

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RBKC Prevent Coordinator Response to Media Reports Relating to Al-Manaar 

In response to recent media reports linking Al-Manaar to extremism, the Prevent Coordinator for the local borough, Pinakin Patel, wrote to the newspapers which were covering the story to explain the anti-radicalisation work that the mosque has undertaken. The full letter is below: As the Prevent Coordinator for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea – and as someone who ...

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STATEMENT FROM THE CHURCHES OF NORTH KENSINGTON

As representatives of churches in North Kensington and beyond, we are deeply saddened by the misleading media reports about the Al Manaar Cultural Heritage Centre and Mosque. We stand together with Al Manaar in opposition to all terrorism, just as we worked together in response to the Grenfell Tower fire. In the aftermath of the fire – and to this ...

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Outline of Mosaic Project

Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre in partnership with ACAVA proudly present Grenfell Community Memorial Mosaic and a specially commissioned poem entitled “Bloom”, inspired by the artwork and complimenting its themes. The centrepiece of the mosaic encompasses evergreen interlocking hearts symbolising the interconnectedness of the North Kensington community. The geometric hearts are a nod to the diverse cultural heritage of ...

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Message of Solidarity from Emma Dent Coad MP for Kensington

I have supported Al Manaar for over 12 years, and visit regularly. Indeed, I have commended Al Manaar to successive Bishops of Kensington as an excellent example of how our religious institutions can be mobilised to work in our communities – and they have concurred.    Their doors are always open. They were among the first to help with the Grenfell ...

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West London Synagogue’s Solidarity Statement

Al Manaar Mosque West London Synagogue recognises none of the negative views and rhetoric expressed toward Al Manaar Mosque in the last few days. To help move the debate towards a more balanced view, we offer this heartfelt expression of solidarity with our interfaith neighbour and social action partner: West London Synagogue is proud to have partnered with Al Manaar ...

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Statement Concerning Recent Press Reports

24th Nov 2018  @20:33   Recent press reports have sought to malign the good name of our institution and the work that we do in the community by repeating old unfounded allegations. Al-Manaar is an open community and religious space for all to use; for people of all faiths and none. As is the case with many mosques in the ...

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The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Cooks with a group of women from the Hubb Community Kitchen at Al-Manaar

Two videos:  

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