Eid-ul-Adha 2017 in UK – Joys of Muslims Religious Festival

Eid-ul-Adha 2017 UK

Eid-ul-Adha 2017 UK:

When is Eid-ul-Adha 2017 UK date? Eid al-Adha 2017 in UK will begin in the evening of Thursday, 31 August and ends in the evening of Monday, 4 September Dates may vary.

Eid-Ul-Adha, also known as the Feast Of Sacrifice in United Kingdom by the Muslims, is celebrated every year in the Islamic month of 10th ZulHajj.

In this festival of Muslims, a sacrifice of some specific animals(Goat, Cow, Camel) is required in order to remind the reluctance of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) to sacrifice his son to Allah.

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Classification of Animals:

Moreover, this sacrifice of animals marks the ending of pilgrimage (Hajj). Only a few animals can be slaughtered. They include Sheep, Goat, Cattle, Buffalo, Cow and Camel. All these animals are those which are Halal.

Background of Eid-ul-Adha:

It is a Muslim’s festival who celebrate this event as a reminder of the total submission of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) to Allah who became ready to sacrifice his son on the command of Allah.

However, Allah Almighty showed his messenger a miracle of replacing the son of his messenger with a Cattle. Since then, Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha by performing the sacrifice of a Halal animal.

Celebration of Eid-Ul-Adha in UK:

Many Muslims of UK celebrate this feast festival by gathering after the Eid prayer which is performed in congregation in a Mosque.

Muslims also perform the sacrifice of animals which is mostly distributed among the poor and the needy, and some of the relatives.

Moreover, in often places, there is a traffic jam outside the mosques on the day of Eid ul Adha.
There are no restrictions upon Muslims to celebrate in a way they want to.


Being a non-Muslim country does not mean that Muslims will always be suppressed by the non-Muslims. This concept of people is clarified by the action of United Kingdom government.

Therefore, Muslims can make all the preparations of Eid-ul-Adha 2017 UK from free will.