Group of 3 men holding plate of treats as they celebrate Eid

The first open air Eid prayers took place in Fort Gardens since the onset of the pandemic on May Bank Holiday Monday.

More than 1,000 people attended the festivities in what was one of the largest markings of the festival in North Kent and which was organised by the Gravesham and Dartford Muslim Association, supported by Kent Equality Cohesion Council and us. 

Men kneeling praying


Eid is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The aim of this local event was to bring the communities in the Borough together and break down barriers and promote interfaith harmony

Published: Tuesday, 3rd May 2022