Thanks to all our supporters in the flourishing Muslim community in Cambridge’s brand-new satellite town of Cambourne! On May 19th, a special iftar dinner was given to show support for our mosque project. For more images and information, please visit CamHarmony.org.
Thanks to those who have responded generously to our Sponsor a Brick Appeal over the last four years the brick elements are now arriving on site! To save money and for greater precision we are using thin brick slip sections clipped to a galvanised steel Corium backing system. The patterns of the two colours of … Continue reading Your Bricks Are Here!
Cambridge’s diverse community includes Muslims from Belarus! We were delighted that our supporters at Diyanet have been able to complete the rebuilding of the magnificent Cathedral Mosque of Minsk, destroyed by the Communists in 1962. There have been Muslim communities in the East European country for seven hundred years, including the Lipka Muslims, famous for … Continue reading Diyanet Contributes To Belarus Mosque
Our mosque receives extensive favourable treatment in Shahed Saleem’s new book The British Mosque: an Architectural and Social History (published by Historic England, 2018). The lavishly-illustrated book provides a complete history of Britain’s magnificent mosque heritage, and closes with a discussion of our own project here in Cambridge. According to the author we represent a … Continue reading Mosque Celebrated In New Book
Join Idris Watts as he leads his group of intrepid seekers through the wilds of beautiful Iceland, to contemplate and meditate on the order and splendour of creation. This lecture is a must for all who long to understand the deeper meaning of the heart’s response to the beauty of God’s world. The spectacular HD … Continue reading Meditate On The Environment
It’s time to make up our minds about the colours of our mosque carpet! This will impact on the whole ambience of the prayer space. So please let us know – what combination would you prefer? Red and blue are traditional, while light colours are cheerful but harder to clean. We look forward to hearing … Continue reading ‘Colour Is The Holiest Gift’ (Ruskin)
Our mosque design incorporates two residences, for the imam and the centre director. Each home will have four bedrooms and ample facilities for welcoming guests. The imam’s house has its own door near the Minbar, which will not only make it easier for him to reach his ‘place of work’, but which will also allow congregants … Continue reading Two Homes Take Shape
At a meeting in Arbury Community Centre on 4 February a group of 31 supporters were formally granted membership of the Cambridge New Mosque. They each received a certificate and their names are inscribed in our beautiful Register of Life Members. Life Members have the right to attend the regular Members’ Meeting of the new … Continue reading First Life Membership Ceremony
The most recent set of audited accounts submitted to the Charities Commissioners show that only 0.09% of our income is spent on administration. This compares favourably with the national average of 29.2% for charities of our size. We achieve this low figure by using volunteers in all the charity’s administrative and fundraising roles, and expecting … Continue reading CMT Admin Costs Revealed
At the end of the first week of our Online Sale of Islamic Art we have raised a total of £26550, every penny of which goes to our charity! Many beautiful pieces are still available, so please visit cambridgeislamicart.com and make your selection, to beautify your home or office, and to help us beautify the … Continue reading Art Sale ‘Beyond Expectations’