Bolton Wanderers FC will be hosting a breaking of the fast evening for people of all faiths.

With a buffet serving all kinds of food, anyone can attend the Iftar event at the stadium on April 11 from 7pm till 10pm, where prayers will be said too.

Iftar is known as the evening meal where Muslims around the world break their fasts after not eating from sunrise to sunset to observe Ramadan.

A spokesman for the club said: "We are hosting the event as part of our unity project, which is a community programme focusing on cohesion.

"The event was promoted and within less than 24 hours fully booked up.

"We are looking forward to putting this together."

Doors open at 7pm, with a short speech and a Quran recitation before the fast is opened.

After the first evening prayer, food will be served and everyone can sit down to eat with friends with the event finishing at 10pm.

A statement from the club said: “In the spirit of Ramadan, the month of hospitality and sharing, the stadium will host an Iftar, which is an evening of friendship and conversation across faiths and cultures, on Tuesday, April 11th.

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“Learn about Ramadan and participate in or witness the Muslim call to prayer.

“We will also break the fast together with a delicious buffet.

“Join the celebrations at Bolton University Stadium from 7:00-10:00.”

BWFC Chairman Sharon Brittan will be present at the event where people can learn more about what Muslims do during Ramadan along with plenty of food to enjoy.

The event is in partnership with Bolton Wanderers Football Club, Bolton Stadium Hotel and Bolton Wanderers in the Community.

The event is free and open to the public, but everyone must register in advance.

Iftar events are currently being held across Greater Manchester to allow anyone to witness the time Muslims break their fasts in the evening and is a chance to learn more about Ramadan.

Another Iftar coming to Bolton soon is Sisters of Iftar which is aimed towards lonely women in Bolton who may be spending Ramadan alone.

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While homelessness charity Planet Mercy UK are currently distributing Iftar lunches in Bolton, Preston and the rest of Greater Manchester.

And in Manchester, A Bolton boxing coach and law graduate hosted an open Iftar event to 1,000 people.

Sannah Adam was one of two hosts of the night at Manchester Cathedral for an ‘Open Iftar’ event.

The event saw leaders from all backgrounds take centre stage and give inspiring talks on the spirit of Ramadan.

The Open Iftar events are a way of celebrating and encouraging community cohesion.