Statement from BIC Chairman, Dr Wasif Naeem

Assalamu Alaikum, I wanted to get in touch with you in the current challenging situation we find ourselves in with the COVID-19 virus. As you are all aware that we had little choice but to suspend all congregational activities in Belfast Islamic Centre in order to play our part in minimising the spread of the […]

Suspension of all prayers and activities at BIC until further notice – COVID-19 update 18th March 2019

Asalam Alykum It is with great difficultly we announce that Jumah, March 20, 2020 and all daily prayers will be cancelled until further notice. After undertaking both Islamic and Medical advice and guidance issued by MCB, Belfast Islamic Centre will implement the following until further notice: – Daily Prayers will be suspended from Wednesday, March […]

New Islamic Centre Project

Asalam alykum   Please donate to our New Islamic Centre fundraiser and share with friends and family inshaAllah.   Belfast Islamic Centre is the main meeting point for Muslims in Northern Ireland, catering to a diverse community made up of over 42 different nationalities. Currently we meet in a converted Victorian house which requires constant […]

BIC Statement on recent events and Islamophobia – 24/02/2020

“Ignorance of each other is what has made unity impossible in the past. Therefore we need enlightenment. We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity” El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Inna Illahi wa inna ilahi rajoon. This past week we have witnessed a brutal terrorist […]

Northern Ireland. Hate Crime and Islamophobia Survey 2019

As-salamu alaykum. Belfast Islamic Centre invites you to take part in our anonymous survey of Muslims in NI which will be used to provide supporting data for our submission to the independent review of hate crime legislation in Northern Ireland commissioned by the Department of Justice. http://hatecrimereviewni.org.uk In addition data will be used to inform […]

Eid Al-Adha – Eid Festival

Belfast’s Botanic Park was the venue for our Eid Festival this year. The weather stayed dry and throughout the course of the day over 5000 people attended.  Stalls, face painter, henna, Child Fairground rides, photobooth, drums and Food stalls filled the park. With the support of dozens of volunteers. JazakAllah Khair to all the volunteers without […]