Eid in London 2012  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH SEPTEMBER 2012

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Eid in London 2012Unfortunately this event has now been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Eid al-Fitr is the global Muslim celebration which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. 'Eid' is the Arabic word meaning 'festivity', while 'al-Fitr' means 'conclusion of the fast'. It's a major event in London and since 2006 there has been a mass gathering in Trafalgar Square organised by the Mayor of London and Muslim groups in the capital. The event features live music - past performers have included Polish-Egyptian hip-hop artists Quest-Rah, French-based rappers Akeem and North African Rai band Cheb Nacim among others - as well as stalls and displays about Islam. There will also be other local events happening across London.

 

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Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the capital, the heart of the nation, and, at one time, the heart of an empire that controlled three fifths of the world. More about Trafalgar Square

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Eid in London 2012
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Eid in London 2012, Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Eid in London 2012
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Eid in London 2012, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Eid in London 2012
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Eid in London 2012
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10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Eid in London 2012
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66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Eid in London 2012
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Pret A Manger
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62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Eid in London 2012
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 10 minutes from Eid in London 2012
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Eid in London 2012
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Vaisakhi Festival 2017Vaisakhi Festival 2017Vaisakhi Festival 2017This year, the official Vaisakhi Festival celebrations in London take place in Trafalgar Square in the heart of the city centre. A colourful way to welcome in the Sikh New Year, this fun, free event has traditional and modern Asian music and dancing, turban tying and an array of exotic culinary delights on offer. Live performances include music2017-04-29T00:00:00+01002017-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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DATES  Saturday 29th April 2017
VENUE  Trafalgar Square 
This year, the official Vaisakhi Festival celebrations in London take place in Trafalgar Square in the heart of the city centre. A colourful way to welcome in the Sikh New Year, this fun, free event has traditional and modern Asian music and dancing, turban tying and an array of exotic culinary delights on offer. Live performances include music... More about this event
 
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Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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VENUE  Trafalgar Square 
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Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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Trafalgar Square,   Central London      WC2N 5DS
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David Shrigley: Really Good
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National Portrait Gallery 2 minutes walk from Eid In London 2012

The National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's ...More

 
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