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Muslim History Walthamstow Tour
1 May 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm£15
As part of National Walking Month, why not step out and sign up to a Muslim History walking tour in Walthamstow.
Learn how the Muslims numbering only 4,000 in 1960s experienced life in Walthamstow. Find out how they struggled in their lives to establish their first Mosque from racist attacks, petrol bombs and deaths! Discover where some of the earliest Muslim prayer places were! What was Abdulla doing on the High Street in 1920s complete with his own signpost? Where do you find Moorish architecture from 1930s? The gruesome untold story to the 1969 Eid prayers! Who was the person not born in the Indian Sub-continent, did not speak Urdu but from the Caribbean and was instrumental in giving Dawah to the newly arrived Muslims in the 1960s and 1970s? How would you work out the prayer direction without a compass?
Join us, on this exciting day to find out these answers and more!
Muslim History Tours are taking place most days in May. To find out more, click here.