On Saturday 27 May the month of Ramadan started and Muslim community all over the world is fasting and the countdown for the Eid is started. Three million Muslims are living in the UK and on 27 may the spiritual month of Ramadan has started and it will comprises of 30 Day and after that there will be an Eid Event.
Eid will start on 25 June and Muslims will gather in Mosque or open air locations to offer the prayer known as Salat –al –Eid before eating something in the day after this month. The prayer is done to thanks Allah Almighty for providing strength to be patient during this month and this events is followed by the gifts, foods and Family prayer. This year the host of different cities will be arranging the event for celebration of Eid the events will be including the fireworks, delicious food and Arabic arts.
It is one of the biggest event occurring in UK. It is free to attend. Delicious food from around the world having Turkish, Egyptian, Lebanese, Malaysian and many more to be offered. There will be live music performances, fun for families that includes face-painting, calligraphy, henna and story-telling. The event will be on 2 July, 2017 at 12 am to 6 pm.
Eid at Excel, London
On 25 June Excel is having a huge Eid Celebrations. It will be hosting over 40,000 people, who will all pray together, a packed itinerary for the entire family. 9A Family Funfair (at an extra cost), speakers, bazaars and stalls, hot food and desserts, indoor kids play areas and much more at the event.
Best of all, the event is free. All one have to do is to just sign up for free tickets, and you can attend this. The venue is Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL. The timing will be whole day and event can be on 25 or 26 depending on moon.
Eid in Park, Blackburn
The Eid in the Park Blackburn committee is back to unite the communities of Blackburn and the surrounding areas for 3 days this June.
On day one – Eid Al-Fitr itself, brothers, sisters and children will gather for Eid prayer in the park. The following weekend is reserved for the family fun festival, with activities, food and music to entertain the public. The timing of the event is from 9 to 5 pm. The venue is Corporation Park, Blackburn, Preston New Road, and BB2 1 Blackburn.
Eid Festival Manchester –Old Trafford
Taking place at Old Trafford itself, Manchester. An exciting line-up of stalls, entertainment, funfair rides and ‘tantalizing food’ on the list. The date is 1-2 July 2017, timing will be 9 -5pm and venue is Old Trafford Football Stadium, Car Park W3.
Bradford Eid Festival 2017
On 1-2 July, Bradford will be hosting the North’s largest Eid festival at Bradford With the aim to bring the community together for celebration of Eid. Entertainment will include henna artists, face painting, bazaars, and a fairground and food court. The venue will be Bradford Moor Park Killinghall Road BD3 7JD and timing will be from 9-5 pm.
Muslim community living in UK can book Umrah Packages from Umrah Expert to complete their holy obligation. Hajj Packages can also be picked up to avail the best services and have journey with ease and comfort.
- Wiki News, Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in UK after the End of Ramadan, June 12, 2017