18th Jumada II, 1443 A.H.

Visits & Tours

Visits & Tours

Monday -Thursday 10.30am onwards.

To book a guided tour please click on the contact form below and provide the following details:

  • Organisation name
  • Contact phone number
  • 1st and 2nd choice for your visit date and time
  • Number of visitors
  • Educational level if applicable
  • Number of wheelchair users, if any

Please also inform us of any educational needs so we can tailor the information being delivered if required.

School Visits

If you would like our Imam to attend your school to deliver a talk on Islam. Then please provide the below information. (Mon-Thursday 11am onwards)

  • Organisation name
  • Contact phone number
  • 1st and 2nd choice for your visit date and time
  • Number of pupils
  • Educational level

If you would simply like to visit the mosque and don’t require any guidance please let us know so we can advise you on the best time to visit.

Contact us

Visits to City Central Mosque must be booked in advance. 30 days notice is preferable.
All visitors must comply with the dress code and etiquette for visiting the City Central mosque.
There is no charge to visit the City Central Mosque but if you would like to make a donation towards
the mosque’s educational programme please make all cheques payable to: ‘Stoke-on-Trent MWCA’
(Muslim Welfare & Community Association).

Please remember that you are responsible for doing your own risk assessment. If you make a
preparatory visit you will be advised of any important points to look out for. Please do not ask any of
our representatives to check or sign any sections of your risk assessment form as they do not have
any responsibility to do so.
We require you to have at least one adult to every six children in a group containing pupils of school
years one to three. The ratio must be at least 1 to 10 for four to sixteen years.

Group leaders must take responsibility for their group and supervise their pupils or students during the
visit. Teachers must ensure that they are closely supervised at all times while on site. As part of risk
assessment, group leaders should check with their Local Education Authority or employer about their
own insurance and health and safety requirements.

Dress Code and Etiquette
Modesty, cleanliness and purity are the basic tenets on which one’s appearance are
based  for  presenting  oneself  before  Allah  Almighty.  Based  on  these  the  following
aspects need to be kept in mind while visiting the City Central Mosque, be it for prayer
or for simple observation or for lessons.

  • All parts of the arms and legs should be modestly covered.
  • It  is  not  permissible  to  wear  only  T  shirts/vests  or  shorts  when  visiting  the Mosque.
  • Women and girls should wear modest full length skirts or loose trousers.
  • When  entering  the  mosque  prayer  halls,  women  should  cover  their  hair  and head with a scarf.
  • All would need to take their shoes off when entering the prayer halls.
  • Please  speak  softly  whilst  inside  the  mosque  and  prayer  halls  therefore  one should refrain from shouting and loud laughter within the prayer halls.
  • If there are copies of the Quran in Arabic, do not touch them without Wudhu or ablution.
  • You should not have on your possession any alcoholic beverage or food containing pork or pork-related substance.
  • Dogs are strictly not allowed within the precincts of the mosque.
  • Switch  off  your  mobile  phones,  beepers,  pagers  or  any  other  device  which would cause distraction.
  • Please seek permission from your guide before taking photographs or making a video recording.
  • No food or drink to be consumed within the prayer halls.
  • Remind the group that the Mosque is a public building and one should behave respectfully within the mosque grounds and prayer halls.

The City Central Mosque is open to all the community and would like to work with  everyone  to  promote  understanding,  love,  respect  and  peace within  our wider community. Please do provide feedback of your experience at the mosque so that we can improve and maintain a high standard for all who walk through our doors.