Events

IDC North East organises regular events to challenge the stereotype and remove misconceptions about Islam by teaching and presenting Authentic Islam.

  • Discover the Quran October 19, 2016

    On Saturday 15th October we held our first ever ‘Discover the Quran’ event in Newcastle City Library. There was an exhibition with Quranic artefacts (including a Quran of 2 metres), a Quran recitation booth, free henna and free Arabic calligraphy, scheduled talks from various speakers and a chance for the members of the public to interact ...

  • Uniting the Hearts 2016 January 10, 2016

    Uniting the Hearts 2016 was our annual showcase event attended by local communities in the North East to show them the work IDC has done in the past year. Our work in raising Islamic awareness, rolling out social initiatives and supporting new Muslims were the focal points of the event. Project leaders from our Community Welfare Projects gave the audience ...

  • The Face of Terrorism December 18, 2015

    This event was an open discussion on Terrorism, its types and effects on our Communities. The event took place less than a month after the horrific atrocities in Paris. The event aimed to show the many faces of terrorism, inform attendees on the backlash on local & national Muslims and give the local perspective on the matter ...

  • Black History Month 2015 October 28, 2015

    In October, the UK will be acknowledged Black History Month (BHM) – a celebration of inspirational individuals and events that have taken place within Black Minority Ethnic (BME) communities. In addition to raising awareness, our “Against Racism, Against Hatred” initiative held talks, produced literature and engaged with the general public to educate them on the heritage ...

  • Tackling Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia May 21, 2015

      TACKLING ANTI-SEMITISM AND ISLAMOPHOBIA! IDC North East Held Ground Breaking Conference on Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia! In recent years, we have seen a rise in anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic attacks which have led to several convictions. It is essential that Muslims, Jews, people of all faiths and none stand up and proactively challenge such behaviour. IDC North East believe the ...

  • Uniting the Hearts 2015 February 8, 2015

    So UNITING THE HEARTS 2015 is…OVER! A HUGE thank you to all those who attended the Newcastle or Middlesbrough event! Thank you for giving us this opportunity to showcase our work from 2014 and to show this work to all those that have sponsored and supported us throughout the year. ONWARDS AND UPWARDS! There’s a lot more ...

  • Sexual Grooming: Beyond The Headlines October 7, 2014

    IDC North East arranged a public event giving the Islamic perspective as well as the true facts and nature of “sexual grooming” and abuse in the UK in light of these cases. Event organisers IDC North East aimed to promote a better understanding of the nature and dangers of sexual grooming in all its forms. ...

  • Unveiling the Veil December 4, 2013

    In December 2013, IDC held an Unveiling the Veil event. The issue surrounding the banning of the veil become more prominent in Britain. This event aimed to remove misconceptions about the face veil with talks and open Q&A session with local Muslim women. With guest speakers Yusuf Chambers, Neil Denton, Nisha Joshi (Journalist) and Lauren Booth (Journalist). Neil Denton http://youtu.be/A52mSbNbO4c Lauren ...

  • The Face of Extremism July 3, 2013

    A successful event that was held at St. Jame’s Park for non-Muslims; the Face of Extremism was an open discussion on extremism and racism in Britain with an aim to explore the opportunities in building communities together. With panel speakers Laura Pidcock (Show Racism the Red Card), Alyas Karmani (Street Project), Abdul Qadir and special guest Andy Sykes. Abdul ...

  • The Brotherhood of Jesus – Yusha Evans April 8, 2013

    The second part of IDC’s Jesus event with Yusha Evans.

  • The Message of Jesus – Yusuf Estes March 18, 2013

    Yusuf Estes opens the first of a two part event about Jesus (Peace be upon him).

  • Uniting the Hearts 2013 January 11, 2013

    http://youtu.be/NNxusT_f8V4 In January 2013, IDC held their first ever annual Fundraising Dinner with guest speakers AbdurRaheem Green and Yusuf Chambers in Newcastle (11th January) and in Middlesbrough (12th January). The event was aimed to outline the importance of Dawah and was a massive success. Funds raised at this event were used for all projects carried out in 2013 resulting ...

  • Islam Vs Terrorism March 3, 2009

    IDC North East clarifies the difference between terrorism and Islam with guest speaker Abu Imran at Northumbria University Islamic Society Discover Islam Week in 2008.