Eid Celebrations in Waltham Forest at Assembly Hall

Eid celebrations held in Waltham Forest

Eid celebrations held in Waltham Forest

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Celebrations to mark the Muslim festival of Eid will take place on Friday.

The event at Walthamstow Assembly Hall in Forest Road will mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Entertainment starts at 7.00pm and is free, with tickets available in libraries throughout Waltham Forest.

There is a maximum of 5 tickets per household and to obtain tickets you will need to show proof of residency.

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8:02am Mon 28 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

I hope this will be on the same non existent scale of the St George's Day Celebrations.
I hope this will be on the same non existent scale of the St George's Day Celebrations. Villagecranberry
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8:31am Mon 28 Jul 14

Debbie2312 says...

All at tax payers expense no doubt!
All at tax payers expense no doubt! Debbie2312
  • Score: 2

8:34am Mon 28 Jul 14

Mr Brittas says...

Actually EID prayers and the end of ramadam is today. But I dont suppose it suits LBWF to celebrate on the actual day. Friday probably fits in their diary better
Actually EID prayers and the end of ramadam is today. But I dont suppose it suits LBWF to celebrate on the actual day. Friday probably fits in their diary better Mr Brittas
  • Score: 1

12:26pm Mon 28 Jul 14

myopinioncounts says...

Mr Brittas wrote:
Actually EID prayers and the end of ramadam is today. But I dont suppose it suits LBWF to celebrate on the actual day. Friday probably fits in their diary better
Dates on school calendars have to be fixed far ahead and every year our school would close for EId on the day selected by LBWF to find that the local mosques would choose a different day at the last minute, having waited for the sighting of the new moon. Not only that, but the mosques varied as to whether to go with the sighting of the moon in the UK or Mecca and could delay if weather prevented the sighting (so I was told by a muslim colleague) Some years we would have as many as 3 days education disrupted as children and muslim staff would be unable to say in advance which day they would be absent.
As the phases of the moon can be calculated accurately years in advance it seems that schools and businesses should not have to be disrupted by a method that is archaic and totally unscientific.
[quote][p][bold]Mr Brittas[/bold] wrote: Actually EID prayers and the end of ramadam is today. But I dont suppose it suits LBWF to celebrate on the actual day. Friday probably fits in their diary better[/p][/quote]Dates on school calendars have to be fixed far ahead and every year our school would close for EId on the day selected by LBWF to find that the local mosques would choose a different day at the last minute, having waited for the sighting of the new moon. Not only that, but the mosques varied as to whether to go with the sighting of the moon in the UK or Mecca and could delay if weather prevented the sighting (so I was told by a muslim colleague) Some years we would have as many as 3 days education disrupted as children and muslim staff would be unable to say in advance which day they would be absent. As the phases of the moon can be calculated accurately years in advance it seems that schools and businesses should not have to be disrupted by a method that is archaic and totally unscientific. myopinioncounts
  • Score: 9

10:19pm Mon 28 Jul 14

fed up man says...

Large muslim population in waltham forest!!
Large no of muslims own property in waltham forest!!
Large no of muslims celebrating!!
Live and let live!!!
Large muslim population in waltham forest!! Large no of muslims own property in waltham forest!! Large no of muslims celebrating!! Live and let live!!! fed up man
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4:48pm Tue 29 Jul 14

moremosquesdotcom says...

Shame on all Muslims involved, how do you justify celebrating the end of Ramadan by singing and dancing, next it'll be a swingers party or an orgy, sell your mothers to feed your children
Shame on all Muslims involved, how do you justify celebrating the end of Ramadan by singing and dancing, next it'll be a swingers party or an orgy, sell your mothers to feed your children moremosquesdotcom
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12:44am Wed 30 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

I hope our favourite eclectic dancer will be attending this event.

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I hope our favourite eclectic dancer will be attending this event. http://www.guardian- series.co.uk/news/wf news/11370014.Thousa nds_turn_out_for_bor ough_s_biggest_garde n_party/ Villagecranberry
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