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Kampong Gelam – Singapore’s Historic Muslim Quarter 

Beyond the skyscrapers and glamour of modern Singapore lies an area that dates back to the country’s colonial era. Kampong Gelam is one of Singapore’s oldest districts and was once dedicated to the Bugis, Arab and Malay communities. Back then it was known as the Muslim quarter as it was also home to the Sultan […]

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Queen Elizabeth II – Her Life and Legacy

The world’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully on Thursday in her Scottish home in Balmoral. Living till the age of 96, the Queen reigned for 70 years and therefore influenced generations of people from around the world.  Ruling for longer than any other monarch in British history, the Queen recently celebrated her Platinum […]

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Five of The Best Books Written By British Muslims

One thing is for sure, narratives, novels and works of fiction by Muslims are unnoticeable in our book shops and libraries. But this is changing drastically. With a rising population of Muslims in the UK, the infusion of cultures and lifestyles compels the need for an ever-changing narrative. Readers are getting bored of the mundane […]

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Muharram: A New Beginning

Muslims around the world tend to become hopeless when the Hajj season is over. With Ramadhan having passed us, the two Eids over and people settling back in upon returning from Hajj, many become despondent as they eagerly await the moment for another spiritual boost in next year’s Ramadhan. For those of us in this […]

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Three Victorian Muslims Who Changed The Narrative of British History

At a time when the British identity was tied exclusively with Christianity, converting to any other religion was viewed as an extremely controversial and peculiar act. The Victorian era – which dates from 1837 to 1901 – witnessed exponential growth in areas such as inventions, expansion of railways, and poetry. But despite this, there was […]

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World famous Highclere Castle

World famous Highclere Castle is the location of world hit series Downton Abbey. Known as England’s best country house. Nestling in 5000 acres, Highclere is a 19th century trophy house. Highclere is opening to the public, in aid of war heroes from WWI to those fighting in Afghanistan. They’re promising Spitfires overhead and members of […]

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British Muslim Magazine

Welcome to British Muslim Magazine, Britain’s leading Muslim lifestyle magazine offering inspiration, advice, shopping, food and halal travel advice to British Muslim audiences and international travellers. BMM is the perfect choice for everyone who wants to know more about our nation’s rich history and traditions.