16th November
The Muslim Convention
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About Us

The Muslim Convention’s aim is to provide a networking platform for Shia Muslims in order to promote their spiritual, educational, social and economic well-being.

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Speakers

Dr Sheikh Murtaza Alidina
Dr Sheikh Murtaza Alidina
Sr Shyrose Dhalla
Sr Shyrose Dhalla
Sheikh Nuru Mohammed
Sheikh Nuru Mohammed
Sr Ummulbanin Merali
Sr Ummulbanin Merali
Sheikh Mohammed Al-Saadi
Sheikh Mohammed Al-Saadi
Sr Noor Owainati
Sr Noor Owainati
Abather Al-Halwachi
Abather Al-Halwachi
Shabeer Syed Kirmani
Shabeer Syed Kirmani
Dr Sajjad Rizvi
Dr Sajjad Rizvi
Nosheen Zahra
Nosheen Zahra

Agenda

Time Session
9:15 Doors Open / Registration
10:00 Opening Session
10:15 Main Session 1: Talk Show – “Islam & Modernity”
11:30 Break
12:00 Prayers
12:30 Main Session 2: Speeches
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Seminar Sessions
16:00 Break/Networking
16:30 Evening Prayers
17:30 Prophet’s (pbuh) Birth Celebration


Separate parallel programmes for children running all day:

  • Creche for children under 5
  • 5-10 children’s programme
  • 11-16 teenage workshops
Seminar Speakers
The Community & State Sheikh Nuru Mohammad
Ameed Versace
Zameer Hussain
Entrepreneurship & Start-ups Syed Shabeer Kirmani
Karim Laljee
Hassan Kubba
Islam & Arts Ali Abbas Panju
Mohammed Sesay
Does Islam advocate Freedom? Sheikh Mohammad Al-Saadi
Sister Noor Owainati
Community Centres  Run by:
Majlis-e-Ulema Shia Europe
Jamiat Al Muntadhar

Tickets

Adult

£35
  • Ages 16+

Family / Group from

£35*
  • *Base ticket starts with 1 adult + 4 free children
  • Every additional adult + £30
  • Every additional child + £5
  • Max. 4 adults
  • Max. 10 children (under 16s)

Student

£25
  • Must provide a valid student ID

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ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

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This year, we have partnered with Hotels.tv to offer competitive rates for overnight hotels should you require accommodation. Click here if you would like to book a hotel.

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Location

Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill St, Manchester, M2 3GX

Frequently Asked Questions

The Muslim Convention is a platform to engage in and discuss topics relating to the religion of Islam in various subjects, including but not restricted to religion, economics, ethics and social issues.

The Muslim Convention 2019 will involve a wide range of sessions and features for the whole family to enjoy. It will consist of main sessions with world renowned speakers, kids programmes, teenage workshops, a marketplace full of exhibitions, food, Milad al-Nabi celebration and much more!

The Muslim Convention provides you with an opportunity to meet and network with Shia Muslims from all over the UK at an exciting annual flagship event.

The theme for this year is “Islam & Modernity: Does my Religion Need Reform?” The main sessions will aim to provide clarity on this question. Alongside this, the seminars and workshops will give you the opportunity to explore specific topics under this theme or learn new skills.

The Muslim Convention will be held at Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill St, Manchester M2 3GX.

The venue is:

  • An 18-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station
  • An 11-minute walk from Oxford Road Station
  • An 8-minute walk from Deansgate Station

Paid parking is available in the NCP car park next to the venue. Parking costs £14 for 24 hours using the unique code MCEXHIB14. Parking must be booked at least 24 hours in advance. Please note parking is single-entry only and if you leave and come back you will be required to pay again.

Yes. A buffet lunch, with a delicious menu lined up, will be served 13:30 – 14:30.

Yes. This year we have partnered with hotels.tv to provide special rates at Hotels around the area.
You can book through the following link: https://secure.hotels.tv/destinations/themuslimconvention2019/

Yes. We have a range of activities for various age groups:

  • Creche: for ages under 4
  • Kids programme: for ages 5-10
  • Youth workshops: 11-16

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