Activities by town

Activity information for Inter Faith Week 2018 is being added on a rolling basis. Check back regularly to see the most recent additions!

  • Cambridge

    Tuesday 13 November

    Faiths Partnership meeting - Homelessness in Cambridge

    Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW. 18.00 – 19.30
    The topic of this meeting during Interfaith Week is 'Homelessness'.

    Speakers will be Andy King, the City Council’s Housing Advice Partnerships Manager; Vicky Knighton, from the Cambridge Street and Mental Health Outreach Team and who works in…

  • Chelmsford

    Thursday 15 November

    Faith, Humanity and Modern Medicine

    Anglia Ruskin, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    Over the last 8 years, Anglia Ruskin University has been proud to support the National Inter Faith Week campaign interfaithweek.org, highlighting the work by local faith, inter-faith and faith-based groups across Essex.

    This year we are delighted…

  • Crawley

    Friday 16 November

    Crawley Inter Faith Network Annual General Meeting with keynote speaker Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HG . 19.00 – 21.00
    AGM and keynote speaker to address "Guru Nanak's teaching and message for the Society". Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Cropthorne

    Monday 12 November

    Faith in School

    Holland House Retreat House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcestershire WR103NB. 9.30 – 16.30
    Continuing the Holland House / Worcester Interfaith Forum partnership, Holland House is hosting a seminar discussing the role of Faith in school and the place of Faith schools in the education system in the UK.
    The day will include…

  • Durham

    Saturday 17 November

    Meet a Sikh

    Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Chat to members of the local Sikh community and get hands-on with Sikh objects. Find out about the religions of the world with our new gallery trail. Suitable for all.

  • Kendal

    Thursday 15 November

    SLEDP South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership Inter Faith Week Event

    Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH. 11.30 – 14.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents the Cumbrian launch of the third edition (2018) and first Cumbria supplement of Religion, Belief and Culture in our Community: Understanding, respecting and valuing the diverse cultures of the United Kingdom.

    Sunday 18 November

    Buddhist Group of Kendal Open Meeting

    Castle Street Community Centre (detached room at side of building), Castle Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7AD. 14.00 – 16.30
    All are welcome to an open meeting during Inter Faith Week.
    The meeting will be led by lay teachers authorised to teach by the Sangha [Community of Buddhist Monks]
    The meeting will include introductions to mindfulness, meditation, talks,…

  • Leeds

    Wednesday 14 November

    Scriptural Reasoning - Sexuality and Sexual Identity

    Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 1UR. 19.30 – 21.00
    Leeds Faiths Forum mark Inter Faith Week and the start of our relaunched Scriptural Reasoning programme with a session on sexuality and sexual identity in faith communities. The event will consist of some keynote speakers (to be confirmed) followed by…

    Sunday 18 November

    Light For Leeds

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.15
    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…

  • Leicester

    Sunday 11 November

    Inter faith poster competition

    The Winstanley School. Kingways, Leicester.LE3 3BD
    Guest speakers from different faiths will be invited to speak to the students. There will also be an inter faith poster competition.

  • London (Barnet)

    Thursday 15 November

    Inter Faith Living Values Expressive Art Project

    The Lightgate Chapel, Former Scouts Hut Market Lane, Burnt Oak, Middlesex HA8 0LP
    We will be running some interactive sessions aimed at young people during Inter Faith Week. The project aims to promote living values through expressive art allowing young people to lead discussions and make art using living values as a theme.

  • London (Camden)

    Tuesday 13 November

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    The WCF Younghusband lecture is a FREE lecture for all those interested in inter faith topics.

    This year at our lecture, Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together…

    Sunday 18 November

    Open House for Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day

    Jewish Museum, 129-131 Albert Street NW1 7NB. 13.00 – 16.00
    Please join us for our Open House Afternoon for Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day. Participate in bread baking for charity, join drop-in arts and crafts, and explore our latest exhibitions. This Open House event is free for all to…

  • London (Enfield)

    Monday 12 November

    School assemblies and possible faith walk

    Winchmore School, Laburnum Grove, Winchmore Hill, London N21 3Hs
    School assemblies for every year with individual testimonies.

  • London (Lambeth)

    Tuesday 13 November

    Faith in Politics

    KN Centre, 35 Stockwell Green, London, SW9 9HZ. 14.00 – 0.00
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Faith in Politics" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2018.

    Faith in Politics is being arranged by FIRD (www.fird.org.uk) to…

  • Nottingham

    Sunday 11 November

    Samhain Open Ritual - A Gathering of Tribes

    Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham, NG7 6AQ. 15.45 – 17.00
    We are inviting all the Pagan/Spiritual/Religious groups in Nottingham and the surrounding area, including Derby, to come together to celebrate the start of national Inter Faith Week with an Open Samhain Ritual in honour of our ancestors on Remembrance Sunday.…

  • Reading

    Wednesday 14 November

    Inter Faith Week Reception

    Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS. 19.00 – 21.00
    This annual reception is hosted by the Mayor of Reading, Debs Edwards. The theme for the evening will be 'Breath of life: how we pray and meditate'. There will be the opportunity for networking and informal discussion around the theme,…

  • Swindon

    Wednesday 14 November

    Unity in Worship

    The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PX. 19.00 – 21.30
    Celebrating the diversity and commonalities of worship practices in Swindon, sharing faith worship practices and coming together in joint worship.

  • Wakefield

    Thursday 15 November

    Multi Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, car park, Denby Dale Road WF2 8DY: St James's Church, Denby Dale Road WF2 8EB. 10.45 – 12.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week and National Tree Week, members and friends of Wakefield Interfaith Network will be adding another tree to the growing circle of 'faith' trees in Thornes Park. This year they will plant a Cypress Oak which…

  • Hamble

    Tuesday 13 November

    Inter Faith Panel Discussion

    Hampshire Constabulary Support & Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.30
    An inter faith panel discussion with Q&A.
    Topics will include:
    News headlines
    Everyday issues
    Questions of faith

    Wednesday 14 November

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Hampshire Constabulary Support & Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 14.00 – 15.00
    A taster session of a Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation session.

    Thursday 15 November

    Prayer Meeting

    Hampshire Constabulary Support & Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.00
    A prayer meeting hosted by the Christian Police Association.

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