Muslim women living in and around Leamington have celebrated the centenary of their international association.
The association’s Leamington branch hosted a celebration event recently with members inviting friends to the Baitul Ehsan Mosque in Adelaide Road.
Special guests included former councillor Sue Gallagher, former High Sheriff of Warwickshire Lady Min Willoughby de Broke and Karenjeet Bains – the first female Sikh powerlifter to represent Team GB.
South Asian food was enjoyed by all and calligraphy and henna hand painting was a particular favourite with children at the event.
UK branches of the association have pledged to build and run a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone as part of the celebrations.