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Visit an English garden this 2017

Here are some of our favourite horticultural havens to visit in 2017. From the privy gardens of the Tudors to the practical physic gardens of the Victorians, English gardens are another great way to learn about our nation’s rich history. Sissinghurst Gardens At Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent you can see the fruits of labour […]

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What is it like to be a Muslim in the UK?

British Muslim Magazine is supporting a survey carried out by Dr Valerie van Mulukom and Professor Harvey Whitehouse School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, and is funded by an Economic and Social Research Council grant to the researchers. “This study examines experiences that UK Muslims may have had, as well as challenges they […]

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HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT ANNOUNCES EXTRA TOUR DATES IN MAY AND JUNE

Following confirmation of the State Opening of Parliament on Wednesday 18 May and the EU referendum on Thursday 23 June, the Houses of Parliament has announced extra tour dates in May and June 2016. Tickets can now be booked for most weekdays between 27 May and 3 June as well as 16/17 June and 23/24 […]

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British Muslims are Rooted in British History

Muslims have a long association with the British Isles, from Elizabeth the First, to Elizabeth the Second; from shops offering sherbets in Shakespeare’s London to Muslim soldiers responding to the call to arms. The history of Muslims in Britain stretched for over 1000 years. For example, in the eight century, King Offa minted coins bearing […]

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The history of the Blue mosque in Turkey

The Blue Mosque (Called Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 years, during the rule of Ahmed I. just like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, […]

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Amazing 14th century images of Aya Sophia before its conversion to a museum

The Aya Sophia (also knows as The Hagia Sophia)  is more than 1,400 years old. It was first built and used as a cathedral by the Eastern Roman Empire for over 900 years. Following Fatih Sultan’s conquest of Istanbul in 1453 C.E, the church was found in a state of disrepair and was renovated and converted […]

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