The far-right group involved in an ugly rally in Melbourne last month will take its anti-Islam message to Bendigo next weekend to protest the building of the town's first mosque.

The United Patriots Front has told supporters that Bendigo would "become a caliphate, unless we stand in the way", and will hold a protest on Saturday against the planned mosque.

Counter-protest group No Room for Racism say it will be in Bendigo on the same day, with about 1200 people pledging on Facebook to confront the UFP and "stop the racists and neo-Nazis from spreading hate speech".

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