Fatima Elizabeth Cates Commemoration

Fatima Elizabeth Cates Commemoration
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Abdullah Quilliam Society
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: January 21, 2023 (11:00)
End Date: January 21, 2023 (17:30 GMT)
Cost: Free
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fatima-elizabeth-cates-commemoration-tickets-465624574637?aff=ebdssbdestsearch&keep_tld=1
– Anfield – United Kingdom

Fatima Elizabeth Cates Commemoration, Saturday 21st January 2023

Anfield Cemetery and the Abdullah Quilliam Mosque

Hosts: Abdullah Quilliam Society plus 12 UK Convert Associations


Programme (Subject to change)


11.00 Arrival at Anfield Cemetery

238 Priory Rd, Anfield, Liverpool L4 2SL

Officiant – Sheikh Abdul Aziz Fredericks

Prayers & Quran readings at graveside

11.30 Depart Anfield Cemetery

Arrival at Quilliam Village/Old West Derby Union (10 / 15minutes drive)

1-7, Brougham Terrace, L6 1AE, next to the old mosque at 8-10 Brougham Terrace

12.00 – 1.15 Meet and Greet/Lunch 12.30

1.15 – 1.30 Welcome from Host – Amanda Morris (Cardiff New Muslims)

Welcome from AQS Chair – Ghalib Khan

Quran recitation – Shaykh Waddah Saleh

1.30 – 2.00 Book launch of ‘Our Fatima’ of Liverpool – The Life and Struggles of Fatima Elizabeth Cates (1865‒1900), A Pioneering English Convert to Islam. PowerPoint Presentation – Maulana Hamid Mahmood

2.00 – 2.30 Dhuhr followed by Asr Prayer 02.13pm – led by Sheikh Bilal Brown

2.30 – 3.00 The Importance of Muslima Converts in Britain –

Chair: Batool Al-Toma / Amirah Scarisbrick /Shaykha Aisha Bewley / Shaykha Fatima Barakatullah / Dr. Sariya Cheravullil-Contractor

3.00 – 3.30 An Historical Overview of England’s First Mosque by Prof. Ron Greaves

3.30 – 3.45 Choir / poetry – Shaykha Marzuqa Karimah and Fatima Elizabeth Cates Phrontistery Choir

A Muslimah’s Prayer (1892) by Fatima Cates

Anthem for the Prophet’s Birthday (1896) by A. Quilliam

3.45 – 4.30 Refreshments: Tea – coffee – Socialising/Networking. This function is primarily one that is hoped will strengthen the bonds of the convert community across the whole of the UK by means of linking together different associations, jamaats and communities.

Short tours of England’s first mosque (by rotation with expert guides)

Concluding address and closing du‘a – Shaykh Abdalhaqq Bewley

16.34 Maghrib & Isha Prayers

17.00 – 18.00 Salaams & Depart


L4 2SL Priory Road
Anfield , L4 2SL United Kingdom
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