Open day at Newcastle Mosque

Prayers at Newcastle's Central Mosque Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Newcastle's Central Mosque has been hosting an open day to allow the community to find out more about Islam.

People were able to watch the prayers and speak to its members. The organisers say they want to show people that Islam is peaceful and to combat negative stereotypes.

Click below to hear from Mikayl Yahya, a member of the Islamic Community on Tyneside.