Islam Awareness Week (IAW) – 19 – 25 November ‘Our Children, Our Future’

The RetreatIAW BHAM 19-25 NOV 2007
Islam Awareness Week (IAW) – 19 – 25 November ‘Our Children, Our Future’

[UPDATE: For 2008 , click below for event details

https://muslimbirmingham.wordpress.com/2008/11/17/islam-awareness-week-2008-celebrating-the-best-of-britain-promoting-shared-values/ ]

IAW is an annual event following the recommendation from the Commission on Islamophobia (Runnymede Trust). Birmingham City Council sponsors the week and encourages all to join the activities (in their own time) and spread the word to others. Key activities this year are given below. They are all FREE and open to ALL men, women and children.

‘Behind the Scenes’: Some people from the BBC2 ‘The Retreat’ share their experiences.
Mon 19 Nov 7 -8 pm at the Zawiya, 1 Jenkins St, Small Heath B10 0QH. 0121 766 8364. aminatrust@hotmail.co.uk

‘Mind, Money & Sanity’: Discussion how ethical finance can help relive stress and promote mental and spiritual well-being.
Wed 21 Nov 1 -2 pm. at the Zawiya, 1 Jenkins St, Small Heath B10 0QH. 0121 766 8364. aminatrust@hotmail.co.uk.

‘Question Time’: Central Library Theatre. Thu 22 Nov 6.30 pm – 8.45 pm to create a dialogue between communities. 07930 300 184 aaliya_ahmed@hotmail.co.uk

Central MosqueMosque Open Day: Birmingham Central Mosque, Belgrave Middleway, Highgate B12 0XS.
Sat 24 Nov 10 am to 4 pm. 0121 440 5355. enquiries@centralmosque.org.uk.

Salaam: Arts and Music Festival:
Sat 24 Nov 11 am to 5 pm. New Art Gallery, Gallery Square, Walsall WS2 8LG. 01922 654 400.

Clean Madina Campaign: Cleaning up the local area around Jenkins Street. Sat 24 Nov 12-3 pm. Lunch offered. 0121 766 8364. aminatrust@hotmail.co.uk.

Traditional Sufi songs – the Boudchishi singers:
Sat 24 Nov 8.30 p.m. Zawiya, 1 Jenkins St, Small Heath B10 0QH. 0121 766 8364. aminatrust@hotmail.co.uk.

Sacred ArcheryArchery – Try Your Hand: Andalusia Archers invite you to join in a traditional Muslim sport.
Sun 25 Nov 10.30 am – 12.30 pm. On the green, St Peters Urban Village Trust, Bridge Rd, Alum Rock B8 3TE. 07946 516 721.

Exhibition displays on different aspects of Islam and Muslims throughout the week in these libraries:
Acocks Green, Frankley, Glebe Farm, Hall Green, Quinton, Selly Oak, Sutton Coldfield and Ward End.

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