Presentation on theme: "Multi-cultural Britain Islam. Eid ul Adha: The Festival of Sacrifice Remember the sacrifice of Ibrahim (Abraham) Celebrate the end of the Hajj Sacrifice."— Presentation transcript:
Islam in Britain John Nelson – first recorded British Muslim in 16 th Century 1649 – 1 st English copy of the Quran translated by Alexander Ross 18 th /19 th century – Muslims from India move to Britain
Shah jahan mosque in Woking – the first purpose built mosque in the UK, built in 1889.
Islam in Britain 1950s-1970s - Muslims move to Britain from India, Pakistan and Africa Anti-immigration campaigns causes some tensions 9/11 – the rise of Islamophobia