RFF Network Meeting “Festivals & Holy Days Bringing Communities Together“ on Tuesday 25th April 2023

Network Meeting -Tuesday 25th April 2023- Karamsar Centre, (old Courthouse) corner of Buckingham Road, Ilford IG1 1TP “Festivals & Holy Days:  Bringing Communities Together?” Festivals and Holy Days are an important and invaluable part of community life for followers of all religions.  Depending on the Festival or Holy Day it is a time of dedication,…

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Hindu Festivals – Festival of Holi

Holi, the festival of colours and bonfires, is one of the most joyful festive holidays of the year. It is celebrated on full moon day in February – March.  Like most Hindu festivals, the date for Holi changes every year because it is dependent on the lunar calendar. It is a celebration of the arrival…

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Faith Festivals… Ramadan 11th/12th March 2024

What Ramadan means to me… by Mohamed Omer, Muslim representative & Chair of Redbridge Faith Forum Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and Muslims believe that it is during this month that God revealed the first verses of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Muslims see this month…

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Christian Festivals…

Christian Festivals… by Rosemary Jackson,  Redbridge Faith forum Member Christian Festivals The main festivals celebrated by Christians are Christmas, Easter and Pentecost. These festivals are inextricably linked. Christmas is when we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Easter is when we remember His sacrificial death and His resurrection. Pentecost is when we rejoice that God sent…

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