Posts by: editor

Why Black History Month Matters Across Faiths

This month, up and down the country, lessons, seminars, events and performances will celebrate the contribution of the Black community in the UK, as well as reflect on the cultures and histories. As a British society, there is a unique understanding of how diversity enhances national culture, therefore; Black History Month should matter to people… Read more

Grenfell Community Recipe Book Celebrates the Unity

For her first solo project as The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is championing a charity cookbook inspired by women affected by the Grenfell fire. Together: Our Community Cookbook features over 50 recipes from across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and beyond, and celebrates the power of cooking to connect us to one another. In… Read more

Citizen UK Awards Honour Faith Groups Helping to Resettle Refugees

Last week, the first everCommunity Sponsorship Award winners were announced in a packed ceremony at the Royal Society in London. The awards recognised the volunteers, faith and community organisations who have been working tirelessly to support Sponsor Refugees; a scheme which gives community groups the opportunity to play the lead role in resettling a refugee… Read more

Exploring The Beauty Of Britain’s Oldest Mosque

In 1889, Dr Gottleib Wilhelm Leitner constructed the first purpose-built mosque in Britain. The Shah Jahan Mosque, located in Woking, Surrey, is replete with intricate design, grand minarets, and bold flourishes across the place of worship. It is currently the only Grade 1 listed mosque in the UK. While it is aesthetically beautiful, the story… Read more

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