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Lambeth Tour

Quick Details

The Meet-up location is: Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HL

Closest Tube Station: Vauxhall served by the Victoria Line. The following bus routes also stop at Vauxhall bus station: 2, 36, 77, 87, 88, 156, 185, 196, 344, 360, 436, 452


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Adult Ages 16+
Youth Ages 8+

Explore Muslim history in Lambeth

Lambeth may have a current population of 21,000 but there have been Muslim visitors and residents from 2 centuries ago. From the first Ottoman ambassador visiting the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in the 1790s to Duse Muhammad Ali the teacher of Marcus Garvey living in the borough. There are also a few mosques established now in Lambeth but where were the original Muslim prayer places? We will see a few alongside past and modern Islamic Inspired architecture.

Join us, on this exciting day to find out the answers!


  • First Ottoman ambassador to Britain
  • Muslim book publisher
  • Duse Mohammad Ali – A forgotten black Muslim
  • Early Muslim prayer places and present
  • Lelia Hassan
  • Turkish Baths
  • and much more!