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calendar icon09 Apr 2024

Last minute Eid celebrations with a tight budget

Eid-al-Fitr is just around the corner, and whichever day you’re celebrating, we’ve rounded up some free and low cost ways of celebrating with your loved ones.

If you live in the North West and you’re looking for a restaurant to celebrate at, you can also save money by purchasing an ‘Orange card’ these are offered by Halal Dining Manchester also offer 15-25% off these restaurant’s. The card is £25 and valid for 6 months in qualifying restaurants. That’s £4 a month and provides access to over 50 restaurants.

 Free and low-cost events

London Eid Festival

The UK’s biggest Eid festival is back. This time the celebrations will be held in not one but two shopping centres, including a brand new location in Stratford. It’s completely free to enter.

Friday, 12th – 14th April 2024, Westfield London, W12 

Friday, 19th – 21st April 2024, Westfield Stratford, E20

Eid in the Square, London

The Mayor of London is bringing back the iconic ‘Eid in Trafalgar Square’ for the 19th year in 2024 as part of the #LondonForEveryone initiative. The vibrant square will be jam-packed with stalls, performances and awards.The festival is free to enter and open to all. 

Saturday, 20th April 2024, 12 pm – 6 pm Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN

Eid Festival in Victoria Park, Leicester

A family day out filled with prayer and celebrations and funfair rides in Leicester.The event has hosted more than 25,000 attendees in the past and is free.

Wednesday, 10th April (± 1 Day), 9 am – 7 pm, Victoria Park, Leicester LE1 7RY

Inspire Eid in Luton

A two-day family extravaganza is taking place at Lewsey Park in Luton. With funfair rides at their lowest prices (£1-2), delicious world food, games and entertainment, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Wednesday, 10th & 11th April, 12 pm – 8 pm, Lewsey Park, Luton LU4 0PF, UK, Dunstable

Deaf World's EID Party 2024, Birmingham

Deaf World is a UK charity that aims to enable and empower deaf and hard hearing young people to access opportunities. They are inviting everyone to join in with their Eid celebration with a day of fun and games. Tickets cost only £1.

Saturday, 20th April, 12 pm – 4 pm, Summerfield Community Sports Centre, Winson Green Road, B18 4EJ

Walk with Macfest and Eid Picnic

This event supports Manchester Walking Festival in May which aims to foster the joy of walking, build cultural bridges, and promote social and community cohesion in a dynamic way.

After a relaxing walk around the park, enjoy a ‘Macfest’ picnic with food from around the world. Open to Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Tickets cost £5.

Sunday, 5th May, 12 pm – 4 pm Manchester, M15 6ER

 

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With a background in banking, Lydia has been writing professionally for over five years. She is passionate about helping people improve their personal finances and has a particular interest in the connection between money and mental health.

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