Visiting the mosque
“We host many guests, visitors and dignitaries every year ranging from schools, universities, tourists, community organisations, health workers, police, policy makers, and many more. The duration and topic of the visit can be tailored to the needs of visiting groups.”
Visits to the mosque should be booked in advance preferably by using the below form. Alternatively bookings can be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred visit times and days are between 12.00 and 3.00 pm, Mondays to Thursdays. Weekend visits can be arranged on request and are subject to availability.
A visit to the mosque usually consists of the following:
- A general presentation about the Islamic faith or a topic-related presentation at request
- A guided tour of the mosque building accompanied by a faith guide
- Observation of one of the daily prayers
- Questions & Answers
- Group activities for schools
- Free literature on Islam for all visitors
- Drinks and light refreshments provided
* If you wish to book a group or school visit, please complete the form below.
All visitors are requested to:
- Respect the peace and prayer of worshippers inside the mosque.
- Remove their shoes and place in the designated shoe racks provided.
- Keep food and drinks out of the mosque, except areas that have been designated as eating areas.
- Avoid bringing any animals into the mosque.
- Keep the mosque’s building and courtyard clean by disposing off litter properly and safely.
- Abide by the general rules of the mosque as displayed around the building.
- No smoking in the building and on the mosque’s courtyard.
- Please note that we may discontinue any visit if find any disrespectful or inappropriate behaviour and ask visitors to leave the building.
- All adult visitors and children above the age of 12 are requested to observe modest dress when visiting the mosque. Most aspects of a standard school uniform are quite appropriate as long as arms and legs are covered.
- Female visitors may cover their heads to show respect to other worshippers or to enrich their own experience.
- Young children under the age of 12 are not considered to be adults and may dress as they do in school unless they wish to adopt any part of Muslim attire for the day (hats/scarves) to enliven their visit.
Visits to the mosque are free of charge. However, because the mosque is a registered charity, donations towards our services are always welcome and appreciated. We accept cash, postal orders, and cheques. Please make them payable to Jamia Masjid and Islamic Centre.
For more information, please Email: email@example.com
To book, please complete the form below: