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Regular Meetings & World Festivals

Christian Prayer

For details please contact the Church of England Chaplain

All students and staff welcome.


See Who is at the Centre for contact details.

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Bhagavad-Gita As It Is by His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, explained in English by Vidyagati Devi Dasi every Wednesday at the:

The Gujarat Hindu Society Temple, South Meadow Lane Preston

Seminars for a Happy Life' - Become free from Stress-Learn Mantra Meditation- Experience True Satisfaction - Understand your Real Self.   Meetings held at the Preston Council for Voluntary Service, Conference Room, Guild Hall, Arcade, Lancaster Road, Preston.  Every third Thursday in the month meetings held in Harris Building Room 219, University of Central Lancashire.


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Please see the details on the Islam page for Jama'ah for Jumu'ah and Salah and Sisters' Circle meetings. The University employs a Muslim Chaplain (Imam) who is available throughout term time and can be contacted any time of day.

See Who is at the Centre for full contact details.

Alternatively more information about Islam at UCLan can be found on our website: or email:

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Wellbeing sessions and Faith events

We hold regular wellbeing sessions and faith events - all welcome!

Major Festivals of World Religions

BAHA'I. Ridvan - 12 day festival celebrating the day when Baha'u'llah said he was the prophet predicted by the Bab.

BUDDHIST.  Wesak - Celebrates the Buddha's birthday, and, for some Buddhists, also marks his enlightenment and death.

CHRISTIANITY.  Lent - A period of reflection in preparation for Easter. Easter - The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus. Advent - A four week period of reflection in preparation for Christmas. Christmas Day - The celebration of the Birth of Jesus - 25 December.

HINDU - Diwali - The festival of lights

JEWISH - Passover - 8 day festival when Jews commemorate the liberation of the Children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses. Yom Kippur - The Day of Atonement . The most solemn day of the Jewish year. Hanukkah - The festival of lights marks the restoration of the Temple by the Maccabees in 164BCE

MUSLIM - Ramadan - The Muslim month of fasting. Eid-Ul-Fitr - The end of Ramadan when Muslims celebrate the end of fasting and thank Allah for his help with their month-long act of self-control. Eid-Ul-Adha - Festival of Sacrifice marking the day after Arafat. The day of Arafat is the most important day in the Hajj ritual, this is a five day holiday

SIKH - Birthday of Guru Nanak. Diwali - The festival of lights.