We are hanging the oak marquetry doors to the main prayer hall. Our sincere thanks to the Cosaraf Foundation and the Sheikh family for generously sponsoring the rear portico doors. Six other doors still need sponsoring at a cost of 5000 pounds each. Final call for this item!
We are laying our feature marble floor in the atrium! Rich in sacred symbolism, this was designed by master-geometer Keith Critchlow. See his brief commentary here. The marble comes from quarries near the ancient Muslim city of Madinat Laqant in Spain, for centuries blessed with great scholars, huffaz, and lovers of God.
We are looking for volunteers to help us with the opening and running of the New Cambridge Mosque. During the opening period in particular (Friday 15th March Jumu’ah and onwards) there will be a need for a large number of volunteers. If you can provide support in one of the volunteer roles listed below, apply … Continue reading Help Us Build This New Community Together!
To keep our amazing mosque running for many years to come we need to build our waqf endowment! All donations now will go towards the spiritual uplift of future generations. The Sadaqa Bank is the only truly safe and secure place to keep your money – make a deposit today! You will receive secure spiritual … Continue reading Invest in our bank!
The Trust is pleased to announce that the first Jum’a prayers will be held in our mosque on 15 March 2019, in sha Allah. Because a large crowd is expected, visitors from outside Cambridge are requested not to attend on that day. The date of the official opening ceremony, expected to be in late April, … Continue reading First Jum’a Prayers to be held on 15 March 2019
Watch exclusive footage and hear from Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad about diversity and the nexus between architecture and nature in the mosque project. A documentary about the full project will be available later this year.
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad / Timothy J. Winter, founder of Europe’s first eco-mosque and professor of Islamic studies at the University of Cambridge, talks to Arabian Business about the need for a purpose-built place of worship for the 8,000 Muslims living in Cambridge. In particular, he stresses inclusiveness of community, gender, and the environment as … Continue reading Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad on Inclusiveness in the Cambridge Mosque Project
We are very excited to announce that specialists from Ege Carpets of Lancashire have started laying the carpet in the main prayer hall. The carpets are specially rated to transmit heat from the underfloor heating elements.
We are delighted to accept the gift of ancient tiles from the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem. Whilst our primary donor at present is Turkey, we are receiving gifts from across the Muslim world. Our heartfelt gratitude to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for this precious treasure, which will be incorporated into the Minbar … Continue reading Ancient Tiles from the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem Gifted to the Mosque
The Trustees are pleased to announce that Dr Sejad Mekić has been appointed as first imam of our mosque. Dr Mekić, a British citizen of Bosnian origin, is currently a Research Fellow at the University of Exeter.