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Walthamstow Tour

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Adult Ages 16+
£30
Youth Ages 8 - 15
£16
Child Ages 7 and under
Free
Family Two adults and two children
£90

Muslim History in Walthamstow

Learn how the Muslims, numbering only 4,000 in the 1960s, experienced life in Walthamstow. Find out how they struggled in their lives to establish their first Mosque from Paki-bashing, 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 the 1920s complete with his own signpost? Where do you find Moorish architecture from the 1930s? The gruesome untold story of the 1969 Eid prayers!

Muhammad Narzi Ali was a person not born in the Indian Sub-continent, but in the Caribbean and did not speak Urdu. He was instrumental in giving Dawah to the newly arrived Muslims in the 1960s and 1970s; discover why. How would you work out the prayer direction without a compass?

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

Highlights

  • Learn how the Muslims, numbering only 4,000, in the 1960s experienced life in Walthamstow.
  • Find out how they struggled in their lives to establish their first Mosque from Paki-bashing, 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 the 1920s complete with his own signpost?
  • Where do you find Moorish architecture from the 1930s?
  • The gruesome untold story of the 1969 Eid prayers!
  • Who was the person who was instrumental in giving Dawah (invitation) to the newly arrived Muslims in the 1960s and 1970s?
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