Bristol's Muslims meet for largest ever Eid celebration

Muslims from different communities in Bristol have come together to pray Credit: ITV News

Thousands of Muslims have come together to take part in Bristol's largest ever Eid celebration.

Worshippers from mosques across the city united in one venue for morning prayers on what is the most important festival in the Islamic calendar.

Eid-al-Adha is the Festival of Sacrifice. Where Muslims start the day with prayer before spending time with their family.

About 2,000 Muslims gathered together to pray in this warehouse in Bristol Credit: ITV News

The use of the warehouse was donated by a local Hindu man, Rajendra Rajani - in a display of how a community can work together.

Arif Khan, who is the chair of the Council of Bristol Mosques says he is overjoyed that this is a united Eid that has brought all the different communities in the city together.