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StoryFest - A Year of Stories

An Online Islamic Studies Club for 11-14 year olds

Stories From The Quran, Stories Of The Prophets And Stories From The Seerah. Each Story Will Be Told Using Interactive Storytelling, Followed By Discussions And Activities Specifically Targeted At Issues Affecting Young People.

Past Events

This Muslim Can - 1st October 2021

Suitable for 9-12 Years

There is no quick fix solution to Tarbiyyah. It takes time, commitment, effort and consistency. That is why here, at Ilmburst, we’ve put together a year long programme for 9-12 year olds at the heart of which is developing a connection with Allah (swt).

The Seeds of Paradise - 28th March 2021

Suitable for 8+

Make Dhikr of Allah, the more you do the more you get in reward. These short and easy du’as and adhkar are an easy and amazing source of good deeds and reward. Moreover, they give us Allah’s protection and His blessings every day.

Incredible Me - 31st January 2021

Girls Only (Suitable for 10-16)

Through this course, students will learn exactly how uniquely and perfectly they have been created, how blessed and rich their individual identities are, the gems that are so personal and so powerful to them.

Sincere Salah - 20th December 2020

Explore the meanings of the
words and actions of the prayer
Ages 9+

You will understand actions of the prayer. You will learn what you are saying. Your prayer will be more meaningful. You will be able to concentrate better​. 

Embrace Boys & Girls Course - 21/22 Nov & 28/29 Nov 2020

Learn all about Puberty Ages 9+

A course based on the successful Embrace puberty books for boys and girls.

Puberty is a challenging time for most young people. For Muslims, there are extra issues of purfication that they need to be aware of. It is an awkward topic for many people, so let us take you through all the do's and dont's of puberty.

  • Girls Only course 21/22 November 2020 - 2pm UK time
  • Boys Only course 28/29 November 2020 - 2pm UK time

With the Angles - 10th October 2020

Learn Essential Tajweed for Ages 9+

Reciting the Qur'an is not just about the words, but the rules of recitation known as tajweed.
Join Shaykh Ahsan Hanif and learn the essential rules in three simple lessons with practice.


Shaykh Dr. Ahsan Hanif

Shaykh Ahsan is the founder and director of ilmburst. He has studied Islam all his life, from a young age when he memorised the Qur’an, to his years studying at the Islamic University of Madinah all the way to his PhD in Islamic Theology from the University of Birmingham. Shaykh Ahsan is an instructor for AlMaghrib Institute, an imam and international lecturer. He also holds an ijazah in the 10 qira’at of the Qur’an.

Aneesa Saleem

A director of ilmburst, Aneesa has memorised the Qur’an, and holds a BA in English and a MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Birmingham. She also holds a CELTA teaching qualification and has a passion for teaching young learners.


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