To mark the end of Ramadan, and to have one almighty feast after a month of fasting, some of the city’s best food traders will come together to serve up a storm, from Uzbek street food to churros and donuts.
And that’s not all, with musical performers, interactive activities and plenty more to explore.
Here’s what you need to know about Eid in the Square.
When and where is Eid in the Square?
Things will take place in Trafalgar Square from midday until 6pm on Saturday May 7. It’s free for all to attend.
Who will be performing?
Actor, filmmaker and presenter Mistah Islah will host the Main Stage alongside broadcaster Mehreen Baig, with a line-up of music, comedy, dance, poetry and more to be enjoyed throughout the day.
Turkish oud maestro Baha Yektin will perform with his Sufi Ensemble, while the funky sound of Somalia will come courtesy of Dur-Dur Band. Spoken word poet Hussain Manawer is also on the bill, as are comedy sketch favourites The Halalians.
The full main stage line-up is below:
Arfoud Brothers and Sisters
Baha Yetkin Sufi Ensemble
Nafees Irfan & Qalandar Qawwali Band
Grace and Poise Academy
Hawiyya Dance Company
Nusaiba Mohammad Timol
Star Children’s Choir
What will there be to eat?
A feast worthy of the end of Ramadan will also be in order, and a variety of food stalls will be on hand to deliver the goods. Indian street food will come courtesy of Mr Bombay, while a taste of Uzbek street food will be served by Oshpaz. Elsewhere, producer Naughty Boy will flex his culinary muscles with his pop-up, run in collaboration with Spice Village.
The full list of food traders is:
The Street Food
Berlin Doner Kebabs
The German Sausage Co
Go Habibi - Street Grills
OshPaz Uzbek Street Food
Donuts and Churros
Naughty Boy Kitchen in partnership with Spice Village
What else is going on?
There will be all sorts of other activities dotted around the square, from face painting stalls and Eid-costumed performers, to the chance to pick up Islamic art prints, or take part in football sessions run by Sisterhood FC.
Here’s the full rundown:
Alif New Beginnings - Eid costumed walkabout performers
British Pakistan Foundation and Mentyoo
Darussalam toys and Islamic books
Desi Doll Company
Halal Tourism Britain - bite-sized tours revealing Muslim Stories of Trafalgar Square
Islamic Art Prints
London Muslim Health Network
Metropolitan Police Services and Association of Muslim Police
Maryam Luong Face Painting
Muslim Girls Fence - interactive fencing lessons for all
Muslim Scout Fellowship - interactive activities
Numbi Arts - Somali Mobile Museum
Shade 7 Publishing / Kidwise - Phases of the Moon - Science Workshops
Sisterhood FC - interactive football sessions for all
WAW Creative Arts Zone - calligraphy, art wall, storytelling and drama workshops
Yunus Emre Institute London
For more information, visit london.gov.uk