Category: Uncategorized

Visit My Mosque 2019

  As part of the UK wide Visit My Mosque Initiative, Belfast Islamic Centre opened its doors on 3rd March 2019. As with previous years we had a fantastic response and estimate around 150-200 people attended on the day. As well as meeting members of the community and learning more about our faith and community, […]

Visit to Irish Methodists – Agape Centre

On 26th February Imam of Belfast Islamic Centre, Sheikh Anwar Mady along with some other members of BIC met with Rev David Campton and Rev Emily Hyland of the Agape Centre and Methodist Church of Ireland. We heard about the history of Methodism in Ireland and in particular the history of the congregation who were involved […]

Visit My Mosque 2019

Come and visit Belfast Islamic Centre on Sunday 3rd March for national #VisitMyMosque day! Belfast Islamic Centre (BIC) 38 Wellington Park, Belfast, BT9 6DN 12-5pm NIMFA (NI Muslim Family Association) on rugby road will also be open on 3rd March as part of #visitmymosque We welcome members of the public to come along from 12-5pm […]

‘Everybody Eats’ with Chinese Welfare Association and Belfast City Council

Belfast Islamic Centre Staff Member, Pashmina took part in the ‘Everybody Eats’ programme organised by The Chinese Welfast Association and Belfast City Council. The programme is an opportunity for participants to learn more about different cultures within NI through food! Pashmina took them to a local halal/Asian grocery then they had an opportunity to try […]

Sheikh Anwar Mady of Belfast Islamic Centre wins Interfaith Award

On the 2nd February 2019, at an event in Banbridge Town Hall organised by the Northern Ireland Interfaith forum, Sheikh Anwar was presented with the 2018 Interfaith Award. In his address Ed Petersen, chairman of the Interfaith Forum,  mentioned that Sheikh Anwar had been an excellent model for good Interfaith practice in Northern Ireland. Reaching out to […]

Recent Visits to Belfast Islamic Centre

Muslims have been in NI since it’s foundation. A settled Muslim population has been here for generations have significantly contributed to NI throughout even the darkest days of the troubles – in business, education and particularly medicine. In recent years the Muslim population has increased in line with immigration patterns as a direct response to […]

Belfast Islamic Centre Representatives Attend Interfaith Reception at Belfast City Hall

Deputy Lord Mayor Emmet McDonagh-Brown hosted a reception at Belfast City Hall on 14th November to acknowledge the contributions of Minority Faith Communities to the history and continued development of Northern Ireland.  Many thanks to our friend Cllr David Armitage and Councillor Lyons for proposing this event and recognising the contribution of minority communities to NI.   […]

Upcoming Event: Promoting Fostering in BAME communities – Tuesday 4th December 2018

Promoting Fostering in BAME communities – Hosted by Northern Ireland Council for Racial Equality and Belfast Islamic Centre This joint event is prepared by the Barnardo, Belfast Islamic Centre and NICRE in response to the fact that the current fostering system does not have any BAME nor Muslim foster parent against a backdrop of over-represented of the BAME […]