When is Eid ul-Adha 2024 in London? Crescent moon sighting for capital confirmed

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Here’s when Londoners are set to celebrate Eid ul-Adha 2024 in the capital.

A date for Eid ul-Adha 2024 in London has been announced following the sighting of the new crescent moon in the UK over the weekend.

The sighting of a crescent moon marks the start of a new month on the Islamic calendar. The 11th month of the calendar, Dhul Quadah, started on Friday, May 10.

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Dhul Hijjah is the the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar which is also the month Eid ul Adha takes place.

We break down when Eid ul Adha is expected to be in London this year.

When is Eid ul-Adha 2024 in London?

According to the New Crescent Society, the first day of Dhul Hijjah was Saturday (June 8). Eid ul Adha takes place on the tenth day of Dhul Hijjah, therefore celebrations will take place on Monday, June 17 in the capital.

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