Promoting cohesion in the British society, a group of Muslim women in England’s Nottingham organized its annual family fun day on Saturday, inviting locals to come together.
Promoting cohesion in the British society, a group of Muslim women in England’s Nottingham organized its annual family fun day on Saturday, inviting locals to come together, according to news agencies.
The event was organized by the Radford-based Muslim Women's Organization at Radford recreation ground.
The family event featured face-painting, eyebrow-threading, Mehndi, which is henna tattoos, Asian food including biryani, kebabs, pakora and samosas.
It also included a visit from members of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and a bouncy castle.
The fun event has been praised by the city’s officials.
“It's good for the family coming out and enjoy themselves," Naseem Khosar, administrator of the Muslim Women's Organization, told Nottingham post.
"It's a good idea that brings the community together."
Besides serving Asian food, tea and coffee were offered. A sports day with activities including a tug-of-war and three-legged-race were on the program too.
Called “Good Deeds Notts”, the campaign aims to get 1,000 individuals doing random acts of kindness over the next 12 months.
“We need that sort of campaign,” Sultana Syed, chair of the organization, said.
“It's an annual event now and this is our fourth one," she added.
Held for the fourth time, the annual event had gone "from strength-to-strength" each year, said Sakina Yusufali, development worker with the organization.