Activities by town (In-person activities)

The list below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2020. Many activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ socially distanced in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Bath

    Wednesday 11 November

    Remembrance cairns

    Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Students’ Union and Chaplaincy have organised a day for people to paint a stone with the name of somebody who has died as part of remembrance. The stones will be displayed next to each other.

  • Bebington

    Monday 9 November

    Our Handkerchiefs of Hope

    St Andrew's CE Aided Primary School
    We will be making a an interfaith welcome banner for our school entrance hall during Interfaith week. It will be made from handkerchiefs sewn together to become handkerchiefs of hope for the future. In addition, we will be asking the…

  • Birmingham

    Saturday 7 November

    Scout Remembrance Service

    Birmingham. 10.30 – 12.30
    A multi-faith remembrance service with Birmingham Scouts.

    More information to follow.

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week at St Thomas More RC Primary School

    B26 3HU. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Each year group will focus on a particular faith and will explore their traditions and customs through fun activities.

    A week of inter faith activities

    Christ Church CofE Controlled Primary School And Nursery, Claremont Road, Birmingham B11 1LF. 0.00 – 0.00
    A week's journey of pupils' enhancing their knowledge and demonstrating tolerance of other beliefs and faiths, as well as taking part in some creative hands-on activities. Finale - children sharing their newly acquired knowledge with their partner class remotely.

    Classroom learning on different faiths

    St Thomas More Catholic Primary School Horse Shoes Lane Sheldon Birmingham B26 3HU
    Learning about different faiths for Inter Faith Week.

    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme

    Birmingham, UK. 16.00 – 17.00
    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme – Faith, Diversity and Health with guests: Alex Evans, Public Engagement Manager, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust;
    Alis Rasul, District Clinical Manager Health Visiting & Early Years; Rehanah Sadiq, Hospital Chaplain, UHB.
    Hosts,…

    Tuesday 10 November

    In-person meditation sessions

    Birmingham, UK
    There will be in-person meditation sessions in the morning and afternoon led by Near Neighbours. Due to social distancing requirements, these sessions are strictly by-invitation only and not open to the public.

    Wednesday 11 November

    Learning about the life of the Prophet Muhammad

    The Olive School, Waverley Rd, Birmingham B10 0EG
    Year 3 have been learning about the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and created a display to tell the story of cave Thawr.

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week and Diwali Assembly

    Eden Boys' School, 150 Wellhead Ln, Birmingham B42 2SY
    Assembly for year 7-9 pupils on Diwali and for Inter Faith Week.

  • Blackburn

    Wednesday 11 November

    Learning about Hinduism

    St Silas CE Primary School St Silas Rd, Blackburn, BB2 6JP
    Alder class have had a brilliant day learning all about Hinduism for Interfaith week!

  • Bradford

    Friday 13 November

    Faith during a pandemic

    Eden Boys’ Leadership Academy, Bradford Thornbury Road Bradford BD3 8DF
    Assembly with guests: Imam Irfan Chishti MBE, the Revd Nicholas Crews, Harkirat Singh, and Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers.

  • Bury

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activity

    St Joseph and St Bede RC Primary, Danesmoor Drive, Bury, BL9 6ER
    During Inter Faith Week, the children considered what makes a true hero and wrote letters of application for the job of ‘Greatest Bible Hero’ in role as Moses; justifying, with evidence, why he is considered a hero in the Jewish…

    Exploring Islam for Inter Faith Week

    East Ward Primary School, Willow St, Bury BL9 7QZ
    Lesson about Islam.

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Friday 13 November

    Learning about HIndu Festivals

    Rattlesden C of E Primary, School Rd, Rattlesden, Bury Saint Edmunds IP30 0SE
    Inter Faith Week learning about Hindu festivals.

  • Canterbury

    Wednesday 11 November

    Interfaith Woodland Walk

    Blean wood, Rough common road, Canterbury CT2 9DD. 11.00 – 13.00
    An alternative to our originally planned woodland walk through Blean wood near Canterbury, with only our chair and two members of CANDIFA present to comply with COVID restrictions. Video recordings of the readings of spiritual texts from a range of…

  • Cardiff

    Monday 9 November

    Help the homeless in Cardiff

    Cardiff (Participate at home)
    Help the homeless in Cardiff by buying something from the Huggard Centre Amazon toiletries wish-list.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru…

  • Carlisle

    Monday 9 November

    Cumbria SACRE ‘Talking Heads’ for secondary schools

    Cumbria SACRE, Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD
    Cumbria SACRE members have recorded 'Talking Heads' by six representatives from different religions and worldviews. Secondary pupils from Dowdales School in Dalton-in-Furness and The Queen Katherine School in Kendal will watch the clips as part of RE lessons and other…

  • Chester

    Sunday 15 November

    Photography competition - What my faith means to me

    Overleigh St Mary's Primary School, Old Wrexham Road Handbridge Chester CH4 7HS. 0.00 – Friday 27 November 0.00
    School photography competition.

  • Chorley

    Monday 23 November

    Trail of Light

    St Laurence CofE Primary School, Chorley . 0.00 – Friday 27 November 0.00
    St Laurence CofE Primary School, Chorley has been learning about different faiths linked to Inter Faith Week. Activities included a 'Trail of light' exploring the meaning of light in different religious traditions, and a game of Dreidel to learn about…

  • Coventry

    Monday 9 November

    Activities for Interfaith Week

    Coventry. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Activities including Year 7 writing peace and positivity postcards to Sewa School and Eden Girls School in Coventry to celebrate interfaith week in their RE lessons.
    https://twitter.com/RE_BlueCoatCofE/status/1326192881451888642

    Cardinal Wiseman Inter Faith Week

    Cardinal Wiseman School, Potters Green Road, Coventry CV2 2AG
    This Monday marks the start of Inter Faith week and the RE Department are hosting a series of events and activities for all
    pupils across the school to participate in. Interfaith cooperation and understanding are vital in our increasingly…

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week - thinking about the book ‘Once’

    Joseph Cash Primary, Coventry CV6 3FS
    As part of ‘Interfaith week’ pupils explored certain chapters of the book ‘Once’. They used their inference skills to discuss what was happening in the text and the motives behind the actions of different characters

  • Crawley

    Saturday 14 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week and Diwali

    Crawley
    St Catherine's Hospice catering team produced special star shaped biscuits for patients and staff to celebrate both Diwali and Inter Faith Week

  • Darwen

    Monday 9 November

    Interfaith whole school worship

    Darwen BB3 2JA. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Collective worship with presentation about Inter Faith Week and value of 'respect'.

  • Dewsbury

    Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith Tree Planting

    Dewsbury. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    During Inter Faith Week tree planting at various sites will begin under the coordination of Dewsbury South Community (Covid-19) support to highlight how the community worked together through the 2020 Covid-19 emergency. If you would like to take part or…

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week and Remembrance activity and artwork

    Boothroyd Primary Academy, Temple Rd, Dewsbury WF13 3QE. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 3 work for Inter Faith Week and on Remembrance.

  • Esher

    Friday 13 November

    Diwali Assembly

    Rowan Prep School, 6 Fitzalan Road Claygate Esher Surrey KT10 0LX
    Our Year 1 girls enjoyed a special Diwali assembly today, learning about the story of Rama and Sita and the Festival of Lights.

  • Exeter

    Wednesday 11 November

    Spirituality and Gen Y / Z: Activism, Guidance, Traditions

    Exeter. 14.00 – 15.00
    How do faith traditions, activism and spiritual guidance inform expressions of spirituality for younger people today? How can young people of Gen Y and Z be supported and encouraged to develop new spiritual paths for contemporary society? How can greater…

    Spirituality and Gen Y / Z: Activism, Guidance, Traditions

    Exeter. 14.00 – 15.00
    How do faith traditions, activism and spiritual guidance inform expressions of spirituality for younger people today? How can young people of Gen Y and Z be supported and encouraged to develop new spiritual paths for contemporary society? How can greater…

  • Frodsham

    Monday 9 November

    Classroom and assembly activities for Inter Faith Week

    Frodsham Manor House Primary, Langdale Way, Frodsham WA6 7LE
    This week classes have been joining in with inter- faith week which is about looking at similarities and differences alongside how everyone can work together. Year 4 looked at the Jewish Festival of Sukkot. Year 5 the values which are…

  • Hale

    Monday 9 November

    Learning about different faiths

    Hale Primary School, Hatchet Green, Hale, Hampshire, SP6 2NE
    Year 1 learnt about Hinduism, Christianity and Islam.

  • Halifax

    Sunday 8 November

    Civic Evensong on Remembrance Sunday

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 16.00 – 17.00
    This is the main Civic occasion for Calderdale on Remembrance Sunday to which all people of faith and none are cordially invited to attend.

    Monday 9 November

    Clergy and Imams Meeting

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 10.00 – 12.00
    This annual meeting of Clergy and Imams is also open to leaders of other faith communities.

  • Holmfirth

    Wednesday 11 November

    Inter Faith Week live link up day

    Holmfirth Junior, Infants & Nursery School, 38 Cartworth Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2RG. 0.00 – 0.00
    For Inter Faith Week, Year 2 and Year 4 pupils taking part in a live link-up, as part of Diversity Day, including Remembrance.

  • Keighley

    Sunday 8 November

    Inter Faith Week food distribution

    Keighley Muslim Association Bradford St, Keighley BD21 3EB
    The Volunteering Interfaith Programme (VIP) VIP team has been distributing food to people in Bradford to mark #InterFaithWeek and to promote good community relations amidst #COVID19 lockdown.
    https://twitter.com/javedbashirbfd/status/1326837501227651073

    Thursday 12 November

    Interfaith Arts and Crafts and Cooking

    East Morton CE Primary School Street Lane East Morton, Keighley West Yorkshire BD20 5SE. 0.00 – 0.00
    Various activities including arts and crafts and cooking challah bread.

  • Kendal

    Sunday 8 November

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership - practising together at home

    At your home. 7.00 – Sunday 15 November 19.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) will support the holding of 2 sessions at home every day of Inter Faith Week in support of Inter Faith Week. These will be at 7am and 7pm for half an hour. Please…

    Thursday 12 November

    Session at Home of Meditation/Prayer and Study run by a 91 year old Retired Roman Catholic Priest

    At your home. 14.30 – 15.30
    A retired 91year old Roman Catholic Priest will be leading a session on Thursday 12 November from 2.30 – 3.30pm. all welcome. All welcome to participate from home knowing others will be participating in their homes at the same time.

  • Kettering

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week learning about Islam

    St Andrew's Church of England Primary Grafton Street, Kettering NN16 9DF
    Y3 read a story about the Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad and how special the hijab is to her family. They looked at some items that are used for prayer in Islam as well.

  • Leeds

    Sunday 8 November

    Light for Leeds Exhibition - online sharing

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH
    A week of sharing of content created for Abbey House Museum's Light for Leeds exhibition.

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week learning

    Leeds Children's Hospital, Clarendon Wing, Leeds LS1 3EX
    Lessons "celebrating Inter Faith Week, exploring the different faiths and cultures followed throughout the world, focusing on the importance of tolerance and equality." A range of activities for children at Leeds Children's Hospital, including looking at different places of worship…

  • Leicester

    Wednesday 11 November

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 4: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Jaap Alberts (ISKCON, Leicester) and Maureen Sier (Bahá'í, Glasgow).

    Sunday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The Last Day on EAVA FM

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 15.00 – 18.00
    Special three-hour radio show hosted by George Merchant Ballentyne, marking the end of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.

  • Liverpool

    Friday 13 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week in traditional dress

    Smithdown Primary School, Chatsworth Drive, Liverpool L7 6LJ
    Wearing traditional dress for Inter Faith Week.

    Learning about HInduism

    Belle Vale Primary School, Besford Rd, Liverpool L25 2QF
    Learning about Hinduism and creating display.

    Classroom project to create a place of worship welcoming to all

    Smithdown Primary School, Chatsworth Drive, Liverpool L7 6LJ
    To celebrate #InterFaithWeek, our whole school were given the project to create a place of worship that is inclusive of all religions. RAG looked at a few places of worship in Liverpool. We then built our own place of worship…

  • London (Bromley)

    Friday 13 November

    Bromley Three Faiths Group shared worship experience

    Bromley - Various - full details on our website
    The three communities (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) involved in Bromley Three Faiths Group are opening up their regular worship events this weekend as part of the Inter Faith Week celebrations. Each worship event will include a special welcome message to…

  • London (Barnet)

    Sunday 15 November

    Celebrating Seeds of Faith

    Finchley Central Underground Station, London. 16.00 – 18.00
    Finchley Energy Garden partners the BMFF to celebrate Mitzvah Day
    The BMFF Environment Climate Change Subgroup invite the community to come together to cultivate this exceptional site for the benefit of the travelling public and to enhance our environment.

  • London (Enfield)

    Wednesday 11 November

    Rumi Mosque Visit

    Rumi Mosque, 337 Fore St, Edmonton, London N9 0NU. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inter Faith Week visit to Rum Mosque by police from Edmonton and Enfield.
    https://twitter.com/RumiMosque/status/1326631641121509376

  • London (Greenwich)

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week assembly and conversation

    Royal Greenwhich Trust School, 765 Woolwich Rd, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE7 8LJ
    Final assembly for Interfaith Week. Staff shared in a video their thoughts on faith. Conversations between staff and students on what faith is to them.

  • London (Hackney)

    Friday 13 November

    Faith in Lockdown

    Trower and Hamlins, 3 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YZ
    Inter faith Week webinar 'Faith in Lockdown' with panelists for sharing their personal experiences on practising their respective faiths during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • London (Harrow)

    Sunday 15 November

    Ahimsa Peace Garden - Planting for Peace

    Ahimsa Peace Garden, Harrow Recreation Ground, Roxborough Road, Harrow HA1 1PB. 13.00 – 15.00
    Bringing together different faiths and local groups helping to create a community garden by planting flowering bulbs in the newly opened 'Ahimsa Peace Garden' in Harrow celebrating the recent birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as recording Video messages…

  • London (Lambeth)

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week learning and hand print art

    Archbishop Tenison's Secondary School, 55 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SR
    A full week of activity celebrating Inter Faith Week, looking at the shared values within the world religions and putting the learning into hand print artwork.

  • London (Merton)

    Sunday 8 November

    Inter Faith Week talks/training

    Merton Police HQ 15-23 Queens Road, Merton, London SW19 8NN. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Humanist and Hindu officers among others bringing their faiths to a meeting for the benefit of other officers, giving talks and answering questions. Officers were joined by members of our community to also share their views…

  • London (Newham)

    Wednesday 11 November

    Launch of Newham Forum of Faiths

    Newham, London. 0.00 – 0.00
    Launch of a new Forum of Faiths, bringing together faith communities to tackle inequalities and a response to the pandemic.

  • London (Sutton)

    Monday 9 November

    Learning about Muslim celebrations and creating henna art

    All Saints, Benhilton, All Saints Rd, Sutton SM1 3DA
    For Inter Faith Week, Y6 Beech class explored Muslim celebrations and created clay hands showing henna art and 6 Cedar have been exploring Buddhism. To celebrate the festival of Vesak (the birth of Buddha) the children made mandalas to symbolise…

    Friday 13 November

    Exploring mandirs

    Manor Park Primary Greyhound Road, Sutton, SM1 4AW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 4 are exploring the features of mandirs to mark Inter Faith Week.
    https://twitter.com/manorparkschsm1/status/1327298156829302784

  • London (Tower Hamlets)

    Sunday 8 November

    Inter Faith Week Assembly with Wally Howard video

    Elizabeth Selby Infants' School Old Bethnal Green Road London, E2 6PP
    Assembly with video talk by Wally Howard about growing up Jewish in the East end of London.

    Monday 9 November

    Learning sessions on different faiths and beliefs

    Mayflower Primary School, Upper North Street London E14 6DU
    Learning sessions about Christianity with local Christian clergy by video link and a general learning session on different faiths and beliefs.

  • London (Waltham Forest)

    Thursday 12 November

    National Inter Faith Week 2020 Eden Girls WF Video

    Eden Girls' School, Waltham Forest Silver Birch and Landmark Houses, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow London, E17 5SD. 0.00 – 0.00
    A special video for Inter Faith Week with contributions staff and students at the school.

  • Manchester

    Wednesday 11 November

    Classroom learning about Diwali

    Broadoak Primary, Fairmount Rd, Swinton, Manchester M27 0EP
    Some of Miss Samson's class have had fun creating Diya lamps today. We talked about how Diya lamps are used during the celebration of Diwali while carefully measuring and mixing the ingredients.
    https://twitter.com/Broadoak_Rec/status/1326607811615338496

  • Market Drayton

    Monday 9 November

    Learning about different faiths and how we respect diversity.

    Adderley, Market Drayton TF9 3TF. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom and Collective Worship activity.

    Learning about different faiths and how we respect diversity.

    Moreton Say, Market Drayton TF9 3RS. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    In RE and Collective Worship learning about different faiths and how we respect diversity.

  • Milnthorpe

    Monday 9 November

    Cumbria Inter Faith Quiz for RE teachers in Cumbria

    Dalham School, Milnthorpe, LA7 7DD
    A network of RE primary and secondary teachers in Cumbria will be carrying out an Inter Faith Quiz during lessons during Inter Faith Week. The photo quiz has kindly been created by an RE teacher from Dalham School in Milnthorpe…

  • Northwich

    Thursday 12 November

    Classroom activity for Inter Faith Week

    Greenbank School, Greenbank Ln, Hartford, Northwich CW8 1LD
    Discussing our different faiths and beliefs. Some children brought in some special items to do with their religion to share.

  • Nottingham

    Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith art competion: Faith in a Time of Crisis

    University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD. 0.00 – 0.00
    Art competition.

    Monday 9 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    Tuxford Primary Academy Newark Road Notts Nottinghamshire NG22 0NA. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Our first Inter Faith Week has enabled us to all celebrate diversity as a community and to show respect for other people’s beliefs. Across the year groups, we have had the opportunity to link up online with members of the…

    Music for Inter Faith Week - a celebration on hospital radio

    Nottingham Hospitals Radio Nottingham University Hospital Queens Medical Centre Derby Road Nottingham NG7 2UH
    Nottingham Hospitals Radio invited its chaplaincy team to choose tracks to mark Inter Faith Week.

  • Oadby

    Sunday 8 November

    A virtual celebration

    Oadby. 0.00 – 0.00
    We normally celebrate Interfaith Week by inviting representatives from different faith groups to speak at our Interfaith event. With the current COVID-19 situation, we cannot hold our usual Interfaith Week event. Instead, some of the faith groups have shared their…

  • Oswestry

    Monday 9 November

    Different religions and their symbols

    Holy Trinity C of E Primary Academy and Nursery School, Middleton Road, Oswestry, SY11 2LF, . 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Learning about the different religions and their special symbols, Diwali and making stain glass windows.

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Holy Trinity C of E Primary Academy & Nursery Middleton Road, Oswestry, SY11 2LF
    Learning about the different religions and their special symbols. As a class, making stained glass windows and celebrating Diwali, including making candle holders out of clay with Rangoli patterns and light lanterns.

  • Oundle

    Tuesday 3 November

    Writing our thoughts about the importance of RE and drawing of symbols of faith

    Oundle UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inspired by The Important Book, Laxton Junior Year 6 pupils write their thoughts about why RE is important on the school's woodland garden art wall. Also, drawing and learning about symbol of faith. #LJSReception made up their own prayers of…

  • Reading

    Wednesday 11 November

    ‘Religion is everywhere’ competition

    Maiden Erlegh School, Silverdale Rd, Earley, Reading RG6 7HS
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, we launch our ‘Religion is everywhere’ House Competition. Any links to religion in literature, art, music you listen to, buildings, TV programmes etc, send us examples on your google classrooms page for House points! #interfaithweek2020.

  • Romney Marsh

    Saturday 21 November

    Interfaith Talks

    Hope All Saints Romney Marsh
    Meeting people of different faiths or none for in depth talks. Inviting them and others to visit our developing Interfaith, multiracial and Humanist Sculpture Park

  • Romsey

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Romsey Abbey C of E Primary School, 21-29 The Abbey, Romsey SO51 8EP
    Learning about different faiths, with activities including guest speakers appearing via video link due to visitors being prevented because of the pandemic.

  • Rotherham

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week stand in the restaurant

    Rotherham Hospital, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Moorgate Road, Rotherhams S60 2UD.. 11.00 – Thursday 12 November 14.00
    Promotional work with Staff in Rotherham Hospital, highlighting the work of the Chaplaincy. Also launching 3 initiatives - first, a new Chaplain's Surgery - a fixed day and time each week when Staff can access a Chaplain with or without…

  • Rugby

    Monday 9 November

    Celebration and learning for Inter Faith Week

    Long Lawford Primary School, Holbrook Rd, Long Lawford, Rugby CV23 9AL. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week in school over the week and learning about diversity, world faiths and how we are all different and special.

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week and World Kindness Day Messages

    Bilton Secondary School, Lawford Ln, Rugby CV22 7JT
    This week has been #interfaithweek and all students and staff have today written messages of hope and celebrated #worldkindnessday2020 by delivering notes of kindness to each other.

  • Runcorn

    Thursday 19 November

    Inter Faith Week at Murdishaw West Community Primary School

    Murdishaw West Community Primary School, Runcorn
    Pupils in Year 6 at Murdishaw West Community Primary School focused on the Bible story ‘Moses and the 10 commandments’ as part of their learning in Inter Faith Week.

  • Sale

    Wednesday 11 November

    Learning about religious artefacts

    Firs Primary, Firs Rd, Sale M33 5EL
    #Year6KP As part of #InterFaithWeek, we have been discovering the importance of various religious artefacts after talking about how important it is to learn about other cultures and religions

  • Salford

    Sunday 15 November

    Mike Shaft interview on church and mosque twinning

    BBC Radio Manchester, Quay House MediaCityUK Salford M50 2QH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Mike Shaft chats to Ruth Watson and Tahir Mamood about their church and mosque twinning.

  • Solihull

    Monday 9 November

    Classroom activity learning about Sikhism

    Lapworth Church of England Primary School, Station Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, England B94 6LT. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Learning about Sikhs, Sikh beliefs and values through practical work and group activities.

  • Southampton

    Tuesday 10 November

    Inter Faith Panel

    Southampton UK. 12.00 – Friday 13 December 20.45
    Inter Faith Panel with Q and A Panellists include a Chief Druid and a Buddhist Nun.

  • St Albans

    Monday 9 November

    Discussion in REP lessons and for quiz

    St Albans Girls School, Sandridgebury Lane, St Albans, AL3 6DB. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom activities.

    Inter Faith Week events

    St Columba's College, King Harry Lane, Saint Albans AL3 4AW · 01727 855185
    St Columba's College held several events for Interfaith week. At one of these, Head Boy Ahmad and Upper Sixth student Ifaz shared their faith experience with Form 3, enhancing 3's study of Islam and celebrating one of the many faith…

  • Stevenage

    Thursday 12 November

    Interfaith learning

    John Henry Newman School, Hitchin Rd, Stevenage SG1 4AE
    Year 8 learning why it is important to know and understand different religious beliefs.

    Friday 13 November

    An Inter Faith Week element to history

    The John Henry Newman Catholic School, Hitchin Rd, Stevenage SG1 4AE
    Chronology of the six major religions in a Year 7 history lesson

  • St Helens

    Wednesday 11 November

    ‘Faith has no place in 2020’ - An Essay Competition

    Carmel College, Prescot Rd, St Helens, WA10 3AG
    Essay competition: 2 side essay examining the statement 'Faith has no place in 2020'. Deadline 20 November.

  • Sunderland

    Tuesday 17 November

    Learning about Jewish, Islamic and Christian special places - mosque, synagogue and church

    St Anne's RC Primary, Hylton Road, Pennywell, Sunderland R4 9AA
    Looking at at the Jewish and Islamic special places. We looked at the Synagogue and the Mosque and compared them to our special place in church. Also, exploring Passover.

  • Torquay

    Friday 20 November

    Exploring the meaning of diversity

    Ilsham CE Academy, Torquay
    Reception/ Year 1 pupils at Ilsham CofE Academy explored the meaning of diversity in Inter Faith Week. https://twitter.com/EmRobertson1234/status/1329831956415176705

  • Totnes

    Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith Arts Week

    Dartington C of E Primary and Nursery, Shinners Bridge Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6JU
    In school activity.

  • Trowbridge

    Thursday 12 November

    Celebrating Christmas during Lockdown

    Trowbridge. 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of our Interfaith week (8th -15th Nov) celebrations we are hosting an event to explore how different faiths have been able to celebrate during the lockdown. Speakers include: Iris, Rashad, Fadou, Lindsay, and Tracey.

  • Wallasey

    Wednesday 11 November

    Visit for Inter Faith Week

    Greenleas Primary School Green Ln, Wallasey CH45 8LZ
    Years 5 and 6 visited by Hinnah to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

  • Wednesbury

    Thursday 19 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Salisbury Primary School, Salisbury St, Wednesbury WS10 8BQ
    Year 2 have been learning about Inter Faith week and have created stained glass windows with different religious symbols.

  • Widnes

    Sunday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week learning

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Ln, Widnes WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Marking Inter Faith Week by creating Mehndi patterns, by listening to a story about Diwali; learning about Sikhism; researching a range of religions to create Multi-Faith calendars; and creating 'books of light' highlighting the symbol of light in different religions.

  • Wilmslow

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week learning activities.

    Gorsey Bank Primary School, Altrincham Rd, Wilmslow SK9 5NQ
    Activities including learning about the story of Rama and Sita and the reasons why Diwali is the Festival of Light and about charities linked to different religions & how people show their faith by helping others through charity, using DiwaliBrigade…

  • UK wide (eg media or online campaign)

    Sunday 8 November

    Visit a cenotaph or graveyard (individual activity)

    Wales (Wherever you are)
    It being an unusual Remembrance Sunday, take time to quietly visit a cenotaph or graveyard or other quiet spot to ponder and meditate.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the…

    Monday 9 November

    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme

    Birmingham, UK. 16.00 – 17.00
    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme – Faith, Diversity and Health with guests: Alex Evans, Public Engagement Manager, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust;
    Alis Rasul, District Clinical Manager Health Visiting & Early Years; Rehanah Sadiq, Hospital Chaplain, UHB.
    Hosts,…

    Tuesday 10 November

    Reading from the scriptures of another faith

    Wales (participate from home)
    Spend some time reading one or more sections of holy writings from another faith.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Wednesday 11 November

    Plant something

    Wales (participate at home)
    Wherever you are, plant something.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of Inter Faith Week. Individuals are…

    Thursday 12 November

    Act of gratitude

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Write down three things you are grateful for, being as specific as possible.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Friday 13 November

    Act of kindness

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Do a kind deed, and reflect on the recipient.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

    Saturday 14 November

    Connect with someone

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Phone someone who comes to mind that might need you.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

  • Online/ virtual activity

    Sunday 8 November

    A virtual celebration

    Oadby. 0.00 – 0.00
    We normally celebrate Interfaith Week by inviting representatives from different faith groups to speak at our Interfaith event. With the current COVID-19 situation, we cannot hold our usual Interfaith Week event. Instead, some of the faith groups have shared their…

    Light for Leeds Exhibition - online sharing

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH
    A week of sharing of content created for Abbey House Museum's Light for Leeds exhibition.

    Monday 9 November

    Inter Faith Week at St Thomas More RC Primary School

    B26 3HU. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Each year group will focus on a particular faith and will explore their traditions and customs through fun activities.

    Classroom activities for Inter Faith Week

    Wybunbury Delves CE Primary and Preschool Bridge Street, Wybunbury, Nantwich, CW5 7NE. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    A focus on the British Value of Tolerance and Respect of different Cultures and Religions in the course of "a journey around the world looking at faith and beliefs in different countries" finding out about places of worship, pilgrimage, beliefs…

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Romsey Abbey C of E Primary School, 21-29 The Abbey, Romsey SO51 8EP
    Learning about different faiths, with activities including guest speakers appearing via video link due to visitors being prevented because of the pandemic.

    Learning about Sikhism and Judaism

    Longhorsley St Helen's C of E First School, Drummonds Cl, Longhorsley, Morpeth NE65 8UT. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom learning about Judaism and Sikhism.

    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme

    Birmingham, UK. 16.00 – 17.00
    Unity FM 93.5, Connecting Communities programme – Faith, Diversity and Health with guests: Alex Evans, Public Engagement Manager, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust;
    Alis Rasul, District Clinical Manager Health Visiting & Early Years; Rehanah Sadiq, Hospital Chaplain, UHB.
    Hosts,…

    Wednesday 11 November

    Spirituality and Gen Y / Z: Activism, Guidance, Traditions

    Exeter. 14.00 – 15.00
    How do faith traditions, activism and spiritual guidance inform expressions of spirituality for younger people today? How can young people of Gen Y and Z be supported and encouraged to develop new spiritual paths for contemporary society? How can greater…

    Spirituality and Gen Y / Z: Activism, Guidance, Traditions

    Exeter. 14.00 – 15.00
    How do faith traditions, activism and spiritual guidance inform expressions of spirituality for younger people today? How can young people of Gen Y and Z be supported and encouraged to develop new spiritual paths for contemporary society? How can greater…

    Thursday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week Assembly

    Perryfields High School, Oldacre Rd, Oldbury, West Midlands B68 0RG. 0.00 – 0.00
    Assembly this Interfaith Week, pupils are reflecting on the responses of different people and communities around the UK to the pandemic. https://twitter.com/perryfields_sch/status/1326846033821904896/photo/1

    Friday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Holy Trinity C of E Primary Academy & Nursery Middleton Road, Oswestry, SY11 2LF
    Learning about the different religions and their special symbols. As a class, making stained glass windows and celebrating Diwali, including making candle holders out of clay with Rangoli patterns and light lanterns.

    Faith in Lockdown

    Trower and Hamlins, 3 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8YZ
    Inter faith Week webinar 'Faith in Lockdown' with panelists for sharing their personal experiences on practising their respective faiths during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Monday 16 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom learning about Hinduism

    Vernon Primary School Clumber Road Poynton Cheshire SK12 1NW
    For our work on interfaith week, we learnt a little about Hinduism. The children found out about where Hindus worship and the names of some of their Gods and Godesses. They then created their own pictures of Lord Vishnu.

    Monday 23 November

    Trail of Light

    St Laurence CofE Primary School, Chorley . 0.00 – Friday 27 November 0.00
    St Laurence CofE Primary School, Chorley has been learning about different faiths linked to Inter Faith Week. Activities included a 'Trail of light' exploring the meaning of light in different religious traditions, and a game of Dreidel to learn about…

  • Participate at home

    Sunday 8 November

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership - practising together at home

    At your home. 7.00 – Sunday 15 November 19.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) will support the holding of 2 sessions at home every day of Inter Faith Week in support of Inter Faith Week. These will be at 7am and 7pm for half an hour. Please…

    Visit a cenotaph or graveyard (individual activity)

    Wales (Wherever you are)
    It being an unusual Remembrance Sunday, take time to quietly visit a cenotaph or graveyard or other quiet spot to ponder and meditate.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the…

    Monday 9 November

    Help the homeless in Cardiff

    Cardiff (Participate at home)
    Help the homeless in Cardiff by buying something from the Huggard Centre Amazon toiletries wish-list.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru…

    Tuesday 10 November

    Reading from the scriptures of another faith

    Wales (participate from home)
    Spend some time reading one or more sections of holy writings from another faith.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Wednesday 11 November

    Plant something

    Wales (participate at home)
    Wherever you are, plant something.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of Inter Faith Week. Individuals are…

    Thursday 12 November

    Act of gratitude

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Write down three things you are grateful for, being as specific as possible.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Session at Home of Meditation/Prayer and Study run by a 91 year old Retired Roman Catholic Priest

    At your home. 14.30 – 15.30
    A retired 91year old Roman Catholic Priest will be leading a session on Thursday 12 November from 2.30 – 3.30pm. all welcome. All welcome to participate from home knowing others will be participating in their homes at the same time.

    Friday 13 November

    Act of kindness

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Do a kind deed, and reflect on the recipient.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

    Saturday 14 November

    Connect with someone

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Phone someone who comes to mind that might need you.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

  • Radio show/programme

    Monday 9 November

    Launch of Inter Faith Week in Solent NHS Trust

    Radio. 15.00 – 16.00
    Launch of Inter Faith Week with a video from Emma D'aeth and her live interview on Unity 101 radio

    Tuesday 10 November

    Inter Faith Panel

    Southampton UK. 12.00 – Friday 13 December 20.45
    Inter Faith Panel with Q and A Panellists include a Chief Druid and a Buddhist Nun.

    Wednesday 11 November

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 4: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Jaap Alberts (ISKCON, Leicester) and Maureen Sier (Bahá'í, Glasgow).

    Sunday 15 November

    Mike Shaft interview on church and mosque twinning

    BBC Radio Manchester, Quay House MediaCityUK Salford M50 2QH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Mike Shaft chats to Ruth Watson and Tahir Mamood about their church and mosque twinning.

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The Last Day on EAVA FM

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 15.00 – 18.00
    Special three-hour radio show hosted by George Merchant Ballentyne, marking the end of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.

  • Nantwich

    Monday 9 November

    Classroom activities for Inter Faith Week

    Wybunbury Delves CE Primary and Preschool Bridge Street, Wybunbury, Nantwich, CW5 7NE. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    A focus on the British Value of Tolerance and Respect of different Cultures and Religions in the course of "a journey around the world looking at faith and beliefs in different countries" finding out about places of worship, pilgrimage, beliefs…

  • Poynton

    Monday 16 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom learning about Hinduism

    Vernon Primary School Clumber Road Poynton Cheshire SK12 1NW
    For our work on interfaith week, we learnt a little about Hinduism. The children found out about where Hindus worship and the names of some of their Gods and Godesses. They then created their own pictures of Lord Vishnu.

  • Morpeth

    Monday 9 November

    Learning about Sikhism and Judaism

    Longhorsley St Helen's C of E First School, Drummonds Cl, Longhorsley, Morpeth NE65 8UT. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom learning about Judaism and Sikhism.

  • Brierly Hill

    Sunday 8 November

    Light for Leeds Exhibition - online sharing

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH
    A week of sharing of content created for Abbey House Museum's Light for Leeds exhibition.

  • Washington

    Friday 13 November

    Learning about Diwali for Inter Faith Week

    Usworth Colliery Primary School, Manor Road, Sulgrave, Washington, Tyne and Wear NE37 3BL
    Year 2 learnt about Diwali for Inter Faith Week and designed and created their own Diya lamps.

  • Brentwood

    Friday 13 November

    Inter faith week assembly and class activities including ‘petals of peace’

    St Helen's Catholic Infant School, Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, Essex CM15 9BY
    Decorating 'petals of peace' as part of a wider pattern of school activities which saw children beginning the week with a special Inter Faith Assembly (including a presentation about Diwali), followed by activities in which they celebrated diversity and commonality…

  • Oldbury

    Thursday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week Assembly

    Perryfields High School, Oldacre Rd, Oldbury, West Midlands B68 0RG. 0.00 – 0.00
    Assembly this Interfaith Week, pupils are reflecting on the responses of different people and communities around the UK to the pandemic. https://twitter.com/perryfields_sch/status/1326846033821904896/photo/1

  • Ashburton

    Monday 9 November

    Acts of kindness challenge

    South Dartmoor Community College, Balland Ln, Ashburton, Newton Abbot TQ13 7EW. 0.00 – 0.00
    RS Department staff challenged to carry out acts of kindness to contribute to a good college community.

  • Telford

    Saturday 14 November

    Inter Faith Volunteering

    Telford and Wrekin Interfaith Council, c/o Addenbrooke House Ironmasters Way Telford TF3 4NT
    Volunteers all working together today during #InterFaithWeek from many different faiths: Christians; Jewish; Catholic, Hindu
    Muslim; Sikh; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. All supporting locals in need.

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