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Birmingham Heritage Week returns this September

• A jam packed programme of events celebrating the city’s unique culture and heritage • Over 100 events – many of them free! • Running 7 – 17 September across the city Birmingham Heritage Week will take over the city again this September, with over 100 events giving visitors the chance to discover more about […]

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Eid-al-Adha 2017

Eid-al-Adha is celebrated due to Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael, when God ordered him to do this. However, just as Ibrahim was about to kill Ishmael, God put a sheep in his place. Some people dispute that the son of sacrifice was Isaac (Isḥāq). Regardless, these events are remembered and celebrated at […]

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48-hours in Liverpool

This year is a big one for Liverpool in north-west England – the birthplace of the Beatles, and a city where music, sports and culture fans will feel right at home. Liverpool FC, one of the city’s two Premier League football teams, celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2017, while the Beatles’ iconic album Sgt Pepper’s […]

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A Syrian bowl by Huma Baig

The Syrian footed bowl with bits of gold is known as a Tazza and is formed of a colourless yellow glass, with enamels ranging from; blue, red, yellow, black and green. The glass body itself contains a few large bubbles and numerous tiny bubbles; typically not much attention was invested in refining the enamel glass […]

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Historic Malta

Malta packs a big historical punch. There are many very good reasons to visit Malta – it has a great climate, beautiful architecture, good value accommodation, a low crime rate, accessible countryside, widely spoken English, many restaurants, friendly people, an ancient heritage, a lively nightclub scene and driving on the left. This rocky Mediterranean island […]

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Northumberland is a wonderful county to explore

With vast expanses of moorland, forests, historic houses, pretty towns and a stunning coastline with golden beaches, Northumberland is a wonderful county to explore. Alnwick is undoubtedly one of the most popular sites. A small country town, dominated by a fairytale castle. Many local people still remember going to school with Harry Potter for this […]

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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.