Mosques from across the country are opening their doors as part of #VisitMyMosque Day on Sunday 18 February.

Over 200 mosques are opening their doors to their neighbours of all faiths and none.

This year’s theme is Open Doors, Open Mosques, Open Communities.

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A YouGov Poll commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has found that almost 70% of Britons hadn’t seen the inside of another faith’s place of worship, and almost 90% hadn’t been inside a mosque, in recent years.

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Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, said, “Despite the multi-religious and multi-cultural society we live in, these poll results show that the majority of Britons have not seen what the place of worship of another faith looks like.”

“Many faith communities hold open door events regularly and this Sunday over 200 mosques across the UK will also be opening their doors, to give people of all faiths and none the chance to get to know their neighbours of a different faith.”

#VisitMyMosque – now running for its 4th consecutive year – is a national initiative facilitated by the Muslim Council of Britain, the country’s largest umbrella body of mosques and Islamic associations. 

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Reverend Dr Toby Howarth, Bishop of Bradford, said “Crossing the threshold of a different place of worship can be an important step in learning about and getting to know our neighbours. 

"As a bishop and as a trustee of the Christian Muslim Forum, I very much welcome the Visit My Mosque Day initiative. I plan to visit mosques in Bradford on 18th February with local clergy and congregation members, and I warmly encourage others to do the same where they are.”

“It is always important for people from various communities to meet each other and demonstrate our bonds of harmony and good neighbourliness. 

"This is especially true at a time when peddlers of hatred tragically wish to destroy the bonds that unite our shared society,” said Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE, President of Shomrim in Stamford Hill.

Despite facing abuse and physical violence such as the Darren Osborne terrorist attack in North London last summer, many mosques are continuing to open their doors to the public. 

“I still remember the first time I went to a church after a friend invited me. It is so important in today’s society that we all have the chance to meet each other in real life and realise how much we have in common,” said Fatima, mosque open day volunteer in North London.

Mosques from across London, South East, Midlands, Scotland, Wales, Lancashire, Yorkshire and the Humber and Northern Ireland will be taking part.