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The Big Iftar
Faith or no faith, you’re all welcome to join us at the #TheBigIftar events.

Join the Muslim community in solidarity in this year’s month of #Ramadan. The event is open to everyone, whether you’re religious or not. Our series of #TheBigIftar events will excite, enlighten and engage, so get ready for:

  • Interactive Live Webinar Talks
  • Ramadan Video Diaries
  • Three Course Iftar Meal (at our dinner events only)
  • Q/A session
  • National Fasting Challenge
  • Breaking of the Fast

Thousands of people have joined already! We’re waiting to welcome you, so pick a date and book your FREE ticket today!

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The Big Iftar in Manchester - 30 Apr @ 7:00 PM

The Big Iftar in Morden - 30 Apr @ 7:00 PM

Baitul Futuh Mosque Tour in Morden - 30 Apr @ 2:30 PM Onwards

SCHEDULE

Programme for all events
Day 1 30 April 2022

ACTIVITIES

We will be holding 5 events (see schedule) with below activities
Webinar Talks

Webinar Talks

See below schedule for topic titles of the talks
Video Diaries

Video Diaries

Find out what British Muslims do during Ramadan
Mosque Tour

Mosque Tour

Take a tour of Western Europe's biggest Mosque
Q&A

Q&A

Ask questions about Ramadan and the topics of the talks taking place
National Fasting Challenge

National Fasting Challenge

Take part in this challenge to experience how Muslims spent each day during Ramadan
Breaking of the Fast

Breaking of the Fast

Break bread together and enjoy a delicious Iftaar dinner
Cricket4Peace Tournament

Cricket4Peace Tournament

T10 Cricket Tournament to raise money for the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. All funds will go directly to Humanity First (HF) UK
Weekly Events

Weekly Events

There will be 5 events, see schedule below for dates

NATIONAL FASTING CHALLENGE

An opportunity to experience a fast for a day or if you feel adventurous the entire month
Are you ready to challenge yourself physically, spiritually, and mentally? Get ready to boost your resilience and general well-being.

Every year 3.4 million British Muslims partake in fasting in the holy month of Ramadan. Like last year, you can join in with us to reap the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of fasting. We are welcoming participants to offer a one day fast, five day fast or more. You decide what you feel you can handle!

Share your experience on social media with the hashtags #TheBigIftar and #NationalFastingChallenge.

Click on “Sign Up Now” below to sign up for the challenge and to receive the rules & guidelines on how to observe a fast according to Islam. You will have the option to join a private members Facebook or LinkedIn group for support.

The following are not permitted to participate in the challenge: one who is travelling, one who is sick, one who needs to take medication, one who has a vaccination appointment or a pregnant female.

  • Gratitude
  • Empathy
  • Finding your true purpose
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-realisation
  • Reduce stress
  • Willpower training
  • Improves sleep
  • Detoxifies body
  • Improves the function of organs
  • Improves the blood circulation
  • Removes harmful toxins

EVENT FAQ

Most frequently asked question about The Big Iftar

You can send an email to info@thebigiftar.co.uk for any queries.

No, this event is primarily for our non-Muslim brothers and sisters but we also welcome all Muslims to join us.

Learn about Ramadan and what it’s like to fast for almost 16 hours. This practice has lots of mental and physical benefits that you can take away.

Try our National Fasting Challenge and join the live event to break your fast with the Muslim community. We will send you the rules for this challenge.

Yes you can register for each of the 5 events of The Big Iftar.

You will receive details about how to join the virtual event via email as soon as you register and reserve a spot. Simply click on the link and it will open up the YouTube live stream. You can also cast this on to your Smart TV YouTube app.

Yes – you can ask on YouTube Live via the chat, email your questions during the session to info@thebigiftar.co.uk, send an SMS to 07392414832 (UK mobile), post a question on our Facebook page True Islam UK or send a Tweet to @trueislamuk and add #TheBigIftar.

Yes. You must have the following Vaccinations: Double + Booster.
If you are not vaccinated, then you are required to have a negative result from a Lateral Flow Test, taken 24hrs prior to the event.

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