Light For Leeds
Sunday 18 November 12.00 – 16.15
Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH
A free, drop-in Inter Faith Week event featuring representation of the major faiths and celebrating what we have in common.
Featuring stalls, musical performances, prayer, meditation, food and drink.
The day will conclude with a guided walk to the Chapter House at 3.45pm. Last admission to the event is 3.30pm.
This year will focus on peace and will feature artwork by renowned artist Suman Kaur commemorating the centenary of the armistice which concluded the First World War.
Attendees and faith representatives from the Abu Haraira Mosque in Beeston, Brahma Kumaris Leeds, Leeds Churches Together, GNNSJ Leeds, J-Fest and Makor, The Pagan Federation, The Abbeylands Team, Concord Interfaith and Leeds Hindu Mandir.
Programme for the day below:
All activities take place in Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, except where noted otherwise.
12 noon-12.15pm Afternoon prayers (Zuhr) and official welcome
12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm
St Peter’s Singers perform Penthos - a meditation on conflict and reconciliation’ in Kirkstall Abbey nave
12.45pm-1pm & 2.45pm-3pm
Meditative walks, Abbey grounds (starting at the Visitor Centre)
1pm Carol singing
1.45pm-2pm Sitar playing
2.15pm Later afternoon prayers (Asr)
3pm-3.30pm United Hebrew Congregation Choir perform
4pm-4.15pm Guided dusk walk to the Chapter House & sunset prayers (Maghrib)
|Event held by||Leeds Museums and Galleries, Brahma Kumaris Leeds, Pagan Federation, GNNSJ Leeds, Concord Interfaith|
|Venue accessibility||Assistance dogs permitted, Disabled toilet, Wheelchair access|
|Event categories||Arts/culture/music, Celebration or festival, Dialogue/discussion, Food, Intergenerational, Remembrance/ Armistice|