Press Releases

University of Chichester students visit Al Mahdi Centre 2015

Wessex Jamaat held the "Know Your Muslim Neighbour" programme on Monday 17th November, 2014. This is an annual event whereby Religious Education trainee teachers from the University of Chichester meet with the youth and members of Wessex Jamaat to gain a practical insight on Islam and Muslims.

Local Muslim Community releases statement following the killing of Father Jacques Hamel

Please read on to find a joint press statement by local muslim leaders, strongly condemning the killing of Father Jacques Harmel and acts of terror.

Navy leadership visits Al Mahdi Centre

Wessex Jamaat were delighted to welcome Rear Admiral Alex Burton and his group at the Friday congregational prayers.

Denmead Church Study Group visit Al Mahdi Centre

Denmead1The Denmead Church Study Group, led by Rev. Favid Lindsay, visited Al Mahdi Centre on Monday 25th April 2016. The aim of the visit was to meet local Muslims and to hear something of what it means to be a practising Muslim in Britain today - the joys and the trials.

Fareham College Welcome Sheikh Fazle Abbas and Rev. Bruce Deans for Joint Seminar on Religion

religion seminar 1Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo and Rev. Bruce Deans conducted a joint seminar on faith and beliefs on 29th February and 1st March 2016. Read on for more.

Local Muslim community condems terror attacks around the world: Message of prayers for the victims

In response to the shocking and horrifying attacks on innocent victims in a multitude of countries witnessed in this month, the local Muslim community issues a statement of solidarity with the victims of terror attacks around the world, regardless of country, race, religion or political ideology.

University of Winchester students visit Al Mahdi Centre

photo 1Press release covering the visit of students from the University of Winchester.

Food with Friends Event

On Sunday, 6th March, 2016, a group of volunteers conducted a programme called 'Food with Friends', which took place in Southsea, Portsmouth. The following report will describe the aims of this initiative and provide a summary for the event.

Annual Muslim-Christian Gathering: A reflection by Ridhae Sheikh

A reflection by Ridhae Sheikh on the annual Muslim-Christian gathering held at Portsmouth Cathedral.