On Saturday 1st November 2014, Minhaj-ul-Quran International Nelson held their annual Shuhada-e-Karbala Conference 2014 at the Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran, Brunswick Street, Nelson. This conference was hosted by Allama

Rukhsar Ahmad Qadri and commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran by brother Qari Waqas Hussain.

On Friday 3rd October 2014, Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran, Nelson, held an annual Hajj Mehfil for young students who attend the education centre.  The mehfil was a great success, with students and teachers both enjoying the event. The proceedings began with recitation of the Holy Quran by Halimah Hussain, who beautifully recited Surah Ikhlas. This was followed by praises on the Holy Prophet (saw) in the form of a naat sharif, which was recited by the playgroup girls, Anam Ahmed, Salihah Anjum and Irtikah Mehmood.

On Sunday 21st September 2014, a local community group called Anjuman Islah-ul-Muslimeen organised a regional Qiraat competition.  The competition was broadcast live on AWAAZ 103.1FM, a local community radio station, with young participants from all the surrounding mosques and education centres of Nelson and Burnley.

On Wednesday 27th August 2014, Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran, Nelson, held and a fun activity day for young children who attend the education centre. The aim of the event was to teach children about key aspects of Islam in a fun and creative way. Many of the children enjoyed carrying out various tasks, and also learnt about the work of Minhaj-ul-Quran.

Jamia masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran, Nelson, held a Namaz training course for young children under the age of 16. The course ran over the weekend of Saturday 26th September 2014 and Sunday 27th September 2014 and was conducted by Sister Tahira Basharat and Sister Naushaza Fiaz. The event was organised to teach children the correct way to read Namaz and also to inform them of the legalities of prayer. There were approximately 60 students in attendance at the course.

On Friday 12th September 2014, Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran Nelson held a monthly Giyarvee Sharif Mehfil for young students who attend the education centre. The mehfil was hosted by Nida Ajaz, Lybah Ahmed and Maryam Hussain. The programme began in the usual way with recitation of the Holy Quran by Fatimah Rehman. This was followed by an Urdu poem by Sana Saeed Butt, about the mecry of Allah (SWT). There was an English Nasheed by Ayman Ahmed and Iram Khan called “Allah knows”.

On Thursday 14th August 2014, Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran Nelson held an Eid-ul-Fitr party for young children who attend the education centre. The event was a great success and was enjoyable, as it was a joint celebration for Pakistan’s Independence Day. The students came dressed in their Eid clothes and were in good spirits to celebrate.

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