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ASK LP: WILL THERE BE A HAJJ IN 2021?

LONELY PLANET | JANUARY 2021

Tharik discusses the possibility of a Hajj in 2021 and explains why it is Makkah and not Mecca

BBC NEWS UK | SEPTEMBER 2021

An interview live on BBC News UK about Saudi Arabia's new tourism drive

BBC WORLD NEWS | SEPTEMBER 2019

An interview live on BBC World News about Saudi Arabia's new tourism drive

EVERYDAY MUSLIM | MARCH 2016

Speaking about the adverse effects of Muslim representation in the mainstream media

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

ARAMCOWORLD: Britain's Muslim Heritage Trails

January, 2020

A detailed profile of Britain's first ever Muslim heritage trails set in and around the town of Woking, Surrey

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

LONELY PLANET: Working Remotely

December 7, 2020

Tharik discusses his top destination to work remotely around the world along with other LP writers

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

November 9, 2020

Tharik's Lonely PLanet guide to Saudi Arabia is shortlisted for the award of 'Guide of the Year'

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

May 3, 2020

Tharik and his friend Simon Dale of Historic England talk Muslim Heritage on the Leicester radio show

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

OXFORD UNIVERSITY: The Mecca of Europe

May 4, 2020

When the History faculty of the University of Oxford came to do Britain's Muslim Heritage trails

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

ARAB NEWS: Lonely Planet Saudi Arabia

October 13, 2019

Tharik's guide to Saudi Arabia for Lonely Planet is the most comprehensive on the 'closed' Kingdom in decades

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

BBC NEWS: Saudi Arabian Tourism

September 27, 2019

Tharik discusses tourism in Saudi Arabia as a guest on BBC News and BBC World News.

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

ARAB NEWS: a 'British' Descendant of the Prophet

July 30, 2019

Tharik's rediscovery of the grave of HRH Princess Musbah Haidar, a 'British' descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

BBC REGIONAL RADIO: Muslim Heritage Trails

July 28, 2019

Tharik talks to BBC Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle, Bristol, Stoke, Coventry, Surrey and Sussex in one morning

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

THE TIMES: launch of Britain's first Muslim Heritages trails

July 25, 2019

The launch of Britain's first ever Muslim heritage Trails  by Chairman of Historic England Sir Laurie Magnus.

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

CHANNEL S: Interview

April 08, 2018

On The Sunday Show Tharik talks about his career, writing and the Muslim heritage he explores.

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

B&D POST: Honoured as a British Bangladeshi

February 22, 2017

Tharik is named on the British Bangladeshi Power and Inspiration 100 for 2017 (turn to page 2)

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

BBC ASIAN NETWORK: Awards, travels and lungis

September 11, 2016

On The Nadia Ali Show talking radio award, new book, and why he doesn't wear a lungi!

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

AL ARABIYE: Muslim Heritage Exhibition 

July 13, 2016

Nabila Pathan asks Tharik about his exhibition on Europe's Muslim heritage

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

BALTIC TIMES: NYF Award 

July 13, 2016

The Baltic Times reports on the award won by Tharik for the radio show featuring American-Baltic Muslims.

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

ILMFEED: Winner of World's Best Religion Radio Program 

July 10, 2016

Ilmfeed article about Tharik's debut radio documentary winning a global award in New York. 

Hussain talks all things Hajj 2021 and also sets the record straight on whether it is Makkah or Mecca.

Lonely Planet | January 2021 

WF GUARDIAN: Documentary up for Global Gong

May 19, 2016

Tharik's interview after winning an award for his debut radio documentary for the BBC World Service

BGTW | October 2020

Panelist: How to decolonise Travel Writing?

Empires, Converts and Communities

Islamic Courses | June-July 2020

Host of six lectures covering the Muslim heritage of Britain

Guide Muslim Cemetery Walk

Brookwood Cemetery Society | March 2020

Guided walk of Muslim heritage at Brookwood

Guided Walk

Oxford University | February 2020

Tharik guiding the University of Oxford

Vanishing Heritage

Asia House | February 2020

Panelist discussing vanishing heritage across the globe

Podcast: Saudi Tourism

Scared Footsteps | October 2019

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Waltham Forest Festival | July 2019

Panelist discussing Muslim heritage 

University of Groningen | June 2019

Speaker: Britain's Muslim heritage trails

Lonely Planet | November 2018

Speaker at Lonely Planet London offices

East London Muslim Centre | July 2016

Tharik launches his photography exhibition

Where are the British Bangladeshis?

Brick Lane Circle | May 2016

Panelists: British Bangladeshis in the media