The event is a national event and is for women only. They
had sisters visit
from London, Nelson, Bradford, Luton, Bedford, Nottingham, Burnley,
Manchester, Huntingdon and Nottingham, although
the majority were from
It is the first time Peterborough
has hosted a large scale event for Muslim women and it will at
Faizan e Madina Mosque.
Noor Tv is a new media channel and
will be showing the programme on TV, who will be fundraising towards
the Development of women's programmes.
The Guest speaker
was Sister Yvonne Ridley, award winning journalist, who will
be delivering speech on: Standing up for the Ummah?
Guest of Honour Hazrat Allama Peer
Allaudin Siddiqui Sahib - Chair of Noor Tv, Birmingham.
The programme delivered
a message of love peace and unity, also diversity.
Ed Murphy Programme Director of
Gladstone Connect commented,
“This is a first for Peterborough which will enhance
Peterborough’s reputation as an important regional location.
Faizana e Madina Mosque is the largest in East Anglia and millions
of pounds was raised locally to build it, hopefully we will see the
development of more community programmes within the building with a
growth in activities for women, improving community cohesion and
learning and skill in central Peterborough”.
January 2008 -
Peterborough UK Community Website