Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:46 am Post subject: London, UK Diamond Jubilee Darbar
We all Mukhis and Kamdyas of cross the country are call for meeting at Ismaili Centre London tomorrow Sunday 22nd April.
we already got rumors that the Date of UK Padramni is already Confirmed let see what is the outcome of meeting tomorrow, I will update.
I am form North of England. UK
Key information on the Mulaqat for the UK Jurisdiction Jamat.
All members of the Jamat across the Jurisdiction must register on IIUK.org in order to access the UK or France Mulaqat.
Registration has now closed and cards are being printed for a
ll those who have completed registration.
Details on card collection will be available in due course.
If you wish to edit or amend details such as your choice with reg
ards to Jamati ceremonies, this will be
possible via the registration team who will be available at a c
entral location on dates to be advised.
If your registration is
rtially completed, please continue to submit your validation
identification documents by email or to your local Mukhi-Kamadi
a. Changes requested during the
registration period are being worked through by the registration t
eam. You can check the status of
your registration by logging on to IIUK>org and viewing you
r card collection form. This will reflect the
Members of the Jamat who have registered for Jamati Ceremonies
will be conveyed information regarding
specific times and dates of their allocated ceremony at the time
of card collection. It is not possible to
express a preference or to swop an allocation.
Registration has now closed and cards are being printed for all those who have completed registration. Details on card collection will be available in due course.
If you wish to edit or amend details such as your choice with regards to Jamati ceremonies, this will be possible via the registration team who will be available at a central location on dates to be advised.
If your registration is partially completed, please continue to submit your validation or identification documents by email or to your local Mukhi-Kamadia. Changes requested during the registration period are being worked through by the registration team. You can check the status of your registration by logging on to IIUK.org and viewing your card collection form. This will reflect the latest status.
Members of the Jamat who have registered for Jamati Ceremonies will be conveyed information regarding specific times and dates of their allocated ceremony at the time of card collection. It is not possible to express a preference or to swop an allocation.
In line with other Diamond Jubilee visits of Mawlana Hazar Imam, access to the UK Mulaqat will be restricted to members of the Jamat from the UK jurisdiction only. Every eligible member of the Jamat who has reconfirmed their details during the registration period will be issued with a new UK Mulaqat card which you will need to gain access to events and venues.
If you are part of the UK Jurisdiction and cannot travel legally to the UK but are able to travel legally within mainland Europe, you will be eligible to register to attend the France Mulaqat. Registration for the France Mulaqat for UK Jurisdiction Jamati members also takes place on IIUK.org.
Non-Ismaili family members should also complete the registration process and are invited to participate in local and national celebrations during the UK Mulaqat period.
Please note: this registration is distinct from registration for Diamond Jubilee events in Lisbon. For information on this please see registration.ismaili
Travel and accommodation
Plan your journey in advance to ensure you have a comfortable and safe trip.
Coaches to ExCeL are being organised from each Jamatkhana for more information on the timings and cost for travel. Please speak to your local coordinator to book your place on a coach. The deadline is 8 June.
If you are travelling to the UK from Europe and need assistance with booking coaches, please contact Mulaqat@iiuk.org (link sends e-mail) for further details.
Members are the Jamat are responsible for making their travel and accommodation arrangements.
A number of hotels are available with special offers for members of the Jamat attending the UK Mulaqat. Jamatkhanas are also arranging coach travel to and from ExCeL on the day of the Mulaqat. You may find it easier to find a hotel closer to a Jamatkhana and travel to ExCeL.
Travelodge hotels are offering discounts for bookings made until 14 June 2018 at the following locations:
Waterloo, Kings Cross, Battersea, Romford and Heathrow
Information regarding the Mulaqat venue and facilities.
Darbar Venue: ExCeL, Friday 29 June
The programme will commence at 2.30pm with intezar. The following facilities will be available on site. More information will be communicated in due course.
Car Parking, inc. disabled Car Parking. There is ample car parking available at and near ExCeL. Pay and display parking is also available on the day at a cost of £20.
A return coach service from local Jamatkhanas, please book your space with your local coordinator before 8 June.
Pick up and Drop off points will be available at both entrances and; wheelchairs will be available to assist where required.
Cloakroom facilities will be available, although limited storage for large bags.
Medical Centre and First Aid teams for emergency care and support.
Space for nursing mothers and for pushchairs to be kept during ceremonies (likely to be outside the Darbar Hall).
Space for non-Ismaili family members to wait during ceremonies.
No electronic devices (incl. mobile phones, tablets, smartwatches, cameras and laptops) will be permitted in the Darbar Hall.
A limited number of lockers will be made available for storing electronic devices. Members of the Jamat with no alternative storage options for their devices are encouraged to use this facility.
The lockers are large enough to hold many personal devices. We strongly advise you to share with many family members and friends due to the limited number available. The lockers will operate with a pin code which can be pre-agreed amongst you.
Lockers will be available at both entrances to the venue at a cost of £10 each.
Note: no liability will be accepted for lost or damaged items.
Main (West) Entrance: click here
This will include access from Custom House DLR, Main Car Park, Jamati Coaches, Royal Victoria Multi Storey Car Park and the following hotels:
Novotel London ExCel
Crown Plaza London Docklands
Sunborn London Yacht Hotel
Good Hotel London
Ibis London ExCel
East Entrance: click here
This will include access from Prince Regent DLR, East Car Park and the following hotels:
Aloft London ExCeL
Connaught House Hotel
Premier Inn London Docklands
Holiday Inn Express ExCeL
Double Tree Hilton
Travelodge London ExCeL
Moxy London ExCeL
Note: There will be no creche facility
Ceremonies Venue: The Ismaili Centre, London
The following facilities will be available on site. More information will be communicated in due course.
Parking in the area is limited and expensive, please use public transport where possible
Pick up and Drop off points will be shared closer to the time to enable planning
Limited cloakroom facilities will be available, and severely limited storage for large bags
Medical Centre and First Aid teams for emergency care and support
Please note: There will be no space in the building for family members to wait. It is advisable that only the person participating in the ceremony attends at the requisite time.
Information for all those who have special or additional needs.
Members of the Jamat are encouraged to consider all special needs at the time of registration and include any relevant information during that process. If you would like to talk to someone about your specific circumstances, please email email@example.com (link sends e-mail) or speak to Nilufer Vira whose number can be found on the IIUK App.
The following lists out some needs that may warrant additional consideration ahead of the UK Mulaqat:
Ensure any additional or special needs are notified and planned for.
Please contact the Special Groups Team at firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail) to discuss any specific arrangements you may need:
Physical mobility problems and need assistance
Visual impairment and need to be guided
Hard of hearing or deaf and need assistance
Medical special needs:
Requiring constant or special medical care
At the time of UK Visit are in a hospital, nursing home, hospice, residential home, or having frequent appointments at hospital
On oxygen therapy or regular nebulisers
Receiving peritoneal dialysis
Are terminally ill, receiving treatment for cancer, and /or vulnerable to infection
Other special needs
Please note: An area will be allocated in the Darbar Hall for wheelchairs, and for people with high dependency needs. Please declare your requirements at the time of registering.
Jamati members who have special needs and take medication regularly are strongly encouraged to complete a health passport. This health passport will provide the necessary information to ensure that Jamati members can be treated safely and quickly in the event of an emergency. The Health Passport is available to download here or you can contact email@example.com (link sends e-mail). This Health Passport should be carried with you at all UK Mulaqat events.
Please ensure you state at the time of registration that you have a non-Ismaili carer who assists you and who is required to accompany you to UK Mulaqat events.
Non-Ismaili carers are welcome to accompany you to and from ExCeL; however for the duration of the Darbar, they will not be able to enter the Hall and will instead be invited to relax a separate area.
Jamati ceremonies: Ismaili Centre, London
At the Ismaili Centre, there will be limited space for non-Ismaili Carers to wait.
The spirit of service, learn more about opportunities to sign up to volunteer.
Volunteering and the spirit of service is an incredible asset within our community. At times like this, when the community comes together in celebration, the team work and dedication shown by countless volunteers is unparalleled.
Uniformed and non-uniformed volunteers are welcome and can register at www.iiuk.org or please speak to your local Captain.
Things to do in London
There are lots of family friendly activities to enjoy in London over the summer.
Below is a list of museums which are all walking distance from The Ismaili Centre, London. These museums have lots of free exhibitions and also special exhibition and many will have drop in activities for children. Please see the individual websites for further information.
The Natural History Museum, London: Explore specimens of natural history from dinosaurs, to polar bears, to lions. With a reported 80 million different specimens, there will definitely be something for the whole family to enjoy. More>>>
The Science Museum: Learn about the life of a star, discover 200 years of communication technology or see what the world might be like tomorrow. More>>>
Victoria and Albert Museum: From the ancient Chinese to the modern day, journey through 5,000 years of creativity. More>>>
Serpentine Galleries: International award winning artists come to showcase their talent with art exhibitions. More>>>
The British Museum: One of the largest collections of its kind, explore human history from its beginnings to the present. More>>>
The National Portrait Gallery: Experience portraits, prints, drawings and sculptures of some of the people that have shaped the world today. More>>>
The Tate Gallery: You will find two different, but equally captivating, galleries. The Tate Britain houses art from the year 1500 to the present day, and The Tate Modern houses international and contemporary art. More>>>
In order to complete final preparations and ensure the Ismaili Centre (IC) is ready for our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Visit, the Ismaili Centre will have restricted access on certain days and will be closed on others. The impact on Darkhana Jamat is summarised in the table below:
Hammersmith International Centre
Hammersmith W6 8DR
West London Jamatkhana
693-717 London Road
Middlesex TW3 1SB
* Members of the Jamat are kindly requested to note that capacity at the Novotel Hotel is limited and members of the Jamat may be requested to go to other Jamatkhanas if the hall is full. Members could consider going to West London or South West London Jamatkhanas as an alternative; first Dua at these Jamatkhanas is recited at 7.30 pm.
Thank you for your understanding and support.
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