Shabbir Hassan (Shabbir The Poet) is a poet, spoken word artist & speaker who aims to share his thoughts through different dimensions. Considered a Muslim visionary, Shabbir is an advanced student of Arabic and the Islamic Sciences, as well as a Hafidh of the Qur’an.
He has performed in many major cities around the UK alongside renowned artists and influential speakers, and his work has been featured on different platforms including Islam Channel, Charity Week, Transport for London (TfL) & IlmFeed. An upcoming events host and TV presenter also, Shabbir offers a wide range of talent and creativity. Shabbir is, in addition, the founder of TheNikahCo; a bespoke Nikah service dedicated to keeping Islamic marriages simple and affordable. His intention is to reach out to different audiences through diverse and unique ways, be it through poetry, sermons or charity work, so that he can inspire a small change.
Shabbir has performed in different cities including London, Birmingham, Oxford, Cardiff and more. He has also had the opportunity to share the stage with renowned speakers such as Nouman Ali Khan and Shaykh Hasan Ali, as well as popular artists like Kamal Saleh, Omar Esa and Faisal Salah. Shabbir has also been fortunate enough to work with different organisations such as Muslim Aid, Khalil Foundation and Islamic Relief.
In 2016, he went on his first UK tour with Charity Week and delivered inspirational spoken word pieces at a number of different universities. Away from the poetry, Shabbir has delivered talks and sermons in Exeter Mosque, Cann Hall Masjid and various other mosques and institutions. He also currently presents two of his own live television programmes on TV One UK (Sky 849) respectively called 'WhatsApp Sheikh' and 'Quran Class'.