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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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Grenfell Kids Day Camp

Grenfell Kids Day Camp – Youth Leader Application Form The Grenfell Kids Day Camp is a four-day activity camp created by Al Manaar Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre and West London Synagogue for young people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017. It is a chance for kids to come together and have four days of fun and excitement, ...

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Free NHS Health Check at Al Manaar 11am-4pm

  For residents of Kensington & Chelsea aged 40-74 Friday 19th Oct, Friday 16th Nov, Friday 23rd Nov, Friday 7th Dec and Friday 14th Dec For more information contact 020 7099 3333 Flyer is here

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Deputy Major supports first Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Al Manaar Mosque

    Press Release For immediate release: 2 October 2018 Contact: Heather Churchouse 0207 840 4979 / 07860956837   Deputy Major supports first Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Al Manaar Mosque in North Kensington   From left: Mohammed, Ayesha and Mr Iqbal Khan, Cllr. Mohammed Bakhtiar, MCHC Centre Manager and Chief Exec, Zahira Ghaswala and Abdurahman Sayed        ...

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“Thank You” Event for Grenfell Volunteers

A thoughtful “Thank You” event was concluded with touching short speeches and emotional reunion of volunteers who came from different walks of life to support the Grenfell community. An event organised by local faith and voluntary sector organisations was held today at Al-Manaar to show gratitude and appreciation for volunteers who volunteered their time during the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy ...

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