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What & Where Through August Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday starting at 7.30 PM

1 - 17 August Islamic Patterns Summer Intensive London Studio Directions has organised a summer school, a 1, 2 or 3 week intensive programme. It is open to students who are new to Islamic patterns, as well as those with some previous experience. Venue: Bow Arts Trust, 183 Bow Rd, London E3 2SJ Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Fees: £320 - £560 Full details: http://artofislamicpattern. com/courses/summer-schoolintensive/#/0

4 August Zip Wire Challenge 2018 It might be the closest experience you get to flying without going up in an aircraft! Enjoy the thrill of taking on Europe’s fastest and longest zip line at Zip World in Bethesda, North Wales. The funds you raise will go towards supporting our pioneering Children’s Eco Village in Tanzania. Venue: Islamic Help, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 8UR Time:9.00 am - 6.00 pm Registration: £30 Fundraising target: £300 More info: uk/ihzipwire2018/

8 August How To Survive Homeschooling Brooke Benoit is a magazine editor who, dissatisfied with her own


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education, originally unschooled herself in the 1980’s. She currently unschools her seven children, preferring the radical democratic or Sudbury-style of home educating. Hear about her experience and meet other like-minded individuals! This is your chance to network with other mums and dads, learn how to look after yourself and have some fun too! Venue: IHRC Bookshop, 202 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA Time: 2 pm - 4 pm Fee: FREE EVENT / LIMITED SPACES More info: activities/events/18789-how-to-survivehomeschooling-meet-greet-with-brookebenoit/ 10 & 12 August How to Survive This world is full of trials and tribulations. In an ever changing world, Muslims are challenged and exerted in ways like never before. With all the modern day challenges and daily obstacles faced, how do Faith and God help us to maximise our capabilities and strengths? Drawing on Islamic principles and practical advice, this course offers a refreshing insight into not only surviving, but thriving in the maze that is this Dunya. Speaker: Dalia Mogahed Venue: London and Manchester (TBC) Time: 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm Fee: FREE (Reservation compulsory at https://daliamogahedlondon.eventbrite. More info: https://www.eventbrite.

11 August Abseil the Orbit Muslim Hands has a new and exciting challenge for YOU to take part in at London’s iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Descend 80 metres above the ground as you abseil down the UK’s tallest sculpture. Venue: ArcelorMittal Orbit, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton Street, E20 2AD Fee: £20 Fundraising target: 354£ for your very own annual orphan sponsorship More info: events/2018/abseil-the-orbit

11-12 August Halal Food Festival A truly global mouth-watering celebration of the world’s most delicious Halal food & drink from over 100 international exhibitors, plus shopping and entertainment for the perfect summer day out. Whether you’re a well-dined halal gourmand, a newfound halal foodie, or are simply looking for a good time with friends and family, there is something for everyone at the London Halal Food Festival. Venue: Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, St Katharine’s & Wapping, E1W 2SF Time: 11.00 am - 8.00 pm Fee: £5 - £20 More info: https://www.

Summer Sleepover The First ever Summer Sleepover at the Islamic Centre. Activities, BBQ & Outdoor Discussion Circle, FIFA Playstation matches, 5-A-side Football tournament and a lot more. Brothers only. Group 1: 12-16 yrs, Group 2: 17-21 yrs £20 per person (including Activities, Food and ov... more

islam today issue 62 August 2018  
islam today issue 62 August 2018