Monday 10th August 2020 COVID-19 Response


Northern Eid Festival

Saturday 17 August 2019, 10am – 4pm

On behalf of the Northern Funders Network we invite you to this family-friendly event which aims to bring together children and adults from all faiths for a day of food, fun, and festivities.

Eid Al-Adha is a significant annual celebration for Muslim communities. This is a special time of peace, respect and benevolence with an emphasis on spending time with family and friends.

Entry is free, but a small donation upon entry is welcome.

The program of events includes:

  • Art workshops for both kids and adults
  • Bazaar marketplace with products by local Muslim creatives
  • Jumping castle
  • Sausage sizzle
  • Much more!

Event Guide

Explore the activities and workshops for all ages!

Kids Corner

All day workshops for kids aged 4 – 12

Suitable for ages: 4-12 Inspired by Anisa Sharif’s twin peacocks, kids will create paper mosaics. Using mini square metallic paper tiles, create your own masterpiece!
Suitable for ages: 4-12 Mosques are built in different ways and are decorated with different motifs all over the world. Design your own unique mosque with different colours and patterns!
Suitable for ages: 6-12 Tasbih beads (prayer beads) are used to count the praises made to Allah (God). Make your own tasbih, using coloured string and beads.

Islamic Art Workshops

Scheduled fine art classes

Time: 10am – 12:30pm Suitable for ages: 16+ Use air-dry clay to design an Arabesque inspired pot, then paint with traditional colours!

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Time: 2:30pm – 4pm Suitable for ages: 16+ Create intricate Arabesque designs using coloured glass and mirror tiles, similar to the Egyptian Fanous lanterns.

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About Northern Funders Network

The Northern Funders Network is an informal group of grant-making groups including our Community Bank, Inner North Community Foundation, National Zakat Foundation, Nelson Alexander Foundation, private foundations and other organisations


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