Al Azhar Mosque

“And Allah Invites TO The Home OF PEACE”

Surah Yunus, Verse 25


Welcome to the AL Azhar Mosque

Al-Azhar Mosque is located in the heart of South Shields, serving the growing Muslim population for over 50 years. Our mosque is recognised as one of the first,
purpose-built mosque in the UK, providing dedicated prayer facilities and Islamic services.
Al-Azhar Mosque aims to create a safe and welcoming environment for all worshippers. We offer support and guidance when needed and hold events and activities
to help engage and bring the local community together.

Prayer Times July 20, 2024
Fajr Iqamah

12:00 am

Prayer Begins Iqamah
Fajr12:00 am 12:00 am
Sunrise12:00 am
Zuhr12:00 am 12:00 am
Asr12:00 am 12:00 am
Maghrib12:00 am 12:00 am
Isha12:00 am 12:00 am



Al Azhar mosque offers weekly Tafseer programs, Tafsir is the Arabic word for exegesis, usually of the Quran. In Quranic Tafseer, we attempt to provide explanation, interpretation, context or commentary for clear understanding and conviction of God’s will.

Our Services

Serving Humanity

Quran Competitions

We provide a yearly Quran competition for children starting from the age of 5 to 18 years old with gifts and prizes for the children.

Janazas & Funerals

To Allah we belong and to him we return. Please get in touch using the contact us page and we will make all the necessary arrangements for you.

Family Support Services

Our support services assist families in every possible way. Every family is different, as is every issue a family may face.

Nikah Ceremonies & Weddings

We offer nikah and wedding services at Al-Azhar Mosque, which can be organised via appointment with the Imam.

Shahadas & Acceptance

he shahada is the first pillar of Islam and is a recognition of accepting and declaring that there is one God, and the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings Upon Him).

Guided Toors

Al-Azhar Mosque always welcomes visitors and offers guided tours for school visits and those interested in learning more about Islam.

Al-Azhar School

We accept students from any background, with any ability. Students will initially have a short and informal assessment to help determine the class best suited for them.

Booking and Hiring Facilities

Al-Azhar Mosque has several facility rooms for hire, withequipment for segregation available.