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Featuring children’s activities, face-painting and henna.

“The Qur’an in the lives of Muslims today” with Sohaib Saeed

Friday 10th August – 6.30pm


“Do we need religion?” with Shafi Chowdhury

Saturday 11th August – 6.30pm


“Jihad: Is there such a thing as Holy War?” with Ruzwan Mohammed

Friday 17th August – 6.30pm

Come and discover the renowned Islam Festival Exhibition. Now running in it’s 15th year, the main event of the Islam Festival Edinburgh has attracted thousands of visitors from all over the world.

In addition to the visual displays, the Exhibition also features Mosque tours, free literature refreshments and a chance to meet members of the local Muslim community and ask any questions.

A fantastic event for all the family this August.

12pm – 6pm (Fridays 2.30pm – 6pm)

Saturday 4th August 2018 – Monday 20th August 2018



Haji Noor Deen, the Chinese Master Calligrapher, is running two workshops this week.

  • A three-day workshop to teach you how to write using the Chinese calligraphy toolset. Sunday to Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the mosque’s library. More…

  • An open workshop where you can meet him personally, watch him work, and request your own name to be written on beautiful Chinese paper! Sunday to Thursday, 4:30 to 6:00. More…

Haji Noor Deen, the master calligrapher from China, will explore in an engaging talk the art of Arabic Calligraphy. Everyone is welcome!

Saturday 13th August, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Edinburgh Central Mosque’s Main Prayer Hall.

Islam Festival Edinburgh is open from 6th to 25th August. The exhibition is open from 12:00 to 6:00 pm everyday except Fridays when it is open from 2:30 to 6:00 pm.

Everyone is very welcome!

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Islam Festival Edinburgh is a community project, run by the community, funded by the community and outreaches to the community.

If you like to help Islam Festival Edinburgh to continue its journey and to grow, you can donate to the project.


Islam Festival Edinburgh – a genuine insight into Islam

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