Activities calendar

Activities are being added on a rolling basis - be sure to check back regularly! 

  • Saturday 14 October

    Open Day- York Mosque

    York Mosque, Bull Lane (off Lawrence Street) , York, YO10 3EN. 10.00 – 16.00
    York Mosque are holding an open door day as part of York Interfaith Group's Inter Faith Week programme. Learn about Islam and see how plans for the new Mosque are progressing. …

    Celebrate Interfaith week 2017

    Coopers Hill Youth and Community Centre, Crowthorne Road North, Off Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 7QS. 19.00 – 21.15
    The evening will provide the opportunity to hear from representatives of faith communities as they give their responses to the question of the role of faith in modern Britain.

    7.00pm On arrival - Refreshments

  • Sunday 15 October

    Interfaith Cafe’ - Unitarian Event

    Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 13.30 – 15.30
    York Unitarians warmly invite people of all faiths to come and have a drink and cake. All are welcome to bring cakes from their own culture/tradition. There will be activities for children in the café. Ideas will also be sought…

  • Thursday 19 October

    Inter Faith Week Celebration

    Parkview Community Centre, Blackmore Cres, Sheerwater GU21 5NZ. 14.00 – 17.00
    Woking People of Faith are marking this year's Inter Faith Week by holding an event at the Parkview Community Centre. Members of the Armed Forces and the Police will speak about diversity and inclusion in institutions and society. There will…

  • Wednesday 8 November

    The journey of a victim of hate crime

    The Vine Community Centre, Bobbers Mill Road, Hyson Green, Nottingham, NG7 5GZ. 10.00 – 13.00
    The second of a series of four workshops organised by Nottingham Muslim Women's Council on the theme of 'the journey of a victim of hate crime' designed to enhance, inspire and unlock your hidden talents. …

  • Thursday 9 November

    Woolf Institute Research Day

    Woolf Institute Building, Madingley Road, CB3 0UB. 10.00 – 16.00
    Join the Woolf Institute and hear from its multidisciplinary researchers from around the world. For one day, the Woolf Institute research team will convene in Cambridge to discuss their research and propose ideas for the future. Researchers will report on…

    Faith Direct Event

    Marriott Hotel, Hinchingbrooke Business Park, Kingfisher Way, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 6FL
    Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Northamptonshire SACRE's are running a 'Faith Direct Event' for secondary school pupils in the three areas. The event is designed to engage pupils from year 9 and above with different faiths by inviting different faith representatives to…

    Islamophobia 2017 Leeds

    The Carriageworks, 3 Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD. 18.00 – 21.00
    A public lecture to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Runnymede Trust Report on Islamophobia. Speakers include Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, former Co-Chair of the Conservative Party; Robin Richardson, former Director of the Runnymede Trust; and AbdoolKarim Vakil, Head of the…

    Interfaith and Ecumenism Series: Hinduism

    Fisher House, Guildhall Street, Cambridge, CB2 3NH. 19.30 – 20.30
    Fisher House, the University of Cambridge Catholic Chaplaincy, is organising a series of talks on the theme of 'Ecumenism and Interfaith Relations'. On the 9th November, the talk will be on Hinduism. The speaker will be Mr Jay Lakhani, Education…

  • Friday 10 November

    Birmingham Launch Event

    Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB. 14.30 – 16.30
    The Birmingham Inter Faith Week Programme will be officially launched by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. …

  • Saturday 11 November

    Community, Spirituality and Dementia

    St Hilda's Church, Thornleigh Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 3ET. 9.30 – 16.00
    This event will explore the interface between Community, Spirituality and Dementia, aiming to help people living with dementia to live well and those who support them at home or in any community setting to gain fresh ideas and inspiration. The…

    Scout & Guide Remembrance Commemoration

    Scout War Memorial, Cannon Hill Park, Pershore Road, Birmingham, B5 7RL. 10.30 – 11.45
    This event commemorates people of all races and faiths who have lost their lives or suffered injuries in two world wars and the many conflicts since. The event will include readings, the playing of the Last Post and the Laying…

    Interfaith Food Outreach

    Arch 22, Lionel Street, Birmingham, B3 1AT. 14.00 – 16.00
    The Annual Interfaith Food Outreach is back; now in its second year. At last year's event, we saw 80+ people being served plus over 20+ sleeping bags, socks and gloves being distributed.

    Come join us this year…

    The BIG Inter Faith Social

    Clifton Road Mosque, 17 Clifton Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, . 17.15 – 19.30
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week 2017 with Clifton Muslim Interfaith! Join us for the BIG Inter Faith Social at Clifton Road Mosque. The event will include a Quranic Recitation, a group quiz and team games, a cake decorating challenge, and a…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Remembrance Commemoration

    The Chapel at Churchill College, Cambridge, CB3 0HA
    On Sunday 12th November, Churchill College Cambridge and the Woolf Institute are organising a Remembrance Commemoration with Jewish and Christian choirs. Kol Echad is a Jewish choir based in Cambridge, and 'Inter Alios' is a joint venture between Churchill College,…

    Spiritual ecology: New principles for addressing the ecological crisis

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AG. 10.00 – 17.30
    The calling for us to reconcile our relationship with the Earth, our common home which is in deep crisis, could not be more urgent. What kind of actions and responses can create the changes we so desperately need? How can…

    Remembrance Sunday

    Victoria Square, Bolton, BL1 1RJ. 10.45 – 12.00
    On the first day of national Inter Faith Week, people of many faiths and beliefs will come together in Bolton as the whole nation remembers and honours those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our precious freedom. …

    Activity of social integration with young people

    Noor House, Newton st, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9PQ. 11.00 – Sunday 19 November 18.00
    We are yet to finalise the activity but will range from cooking to football and a deep learning of other faiths.…

    Jewish Heritage Tour of Lincoln

    Lincoln Visitor Information Centre, 9 Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA. 13.00 – 15.00
    Discover Lincoln's exceptional Jewish heritage on a guided walking tour through the city taking in its many surviving Jewish houses and sites, during Inter Faith Week. Lincoln is home to three of the five surviving Medieval Jewish houses in England.…

    Walk of Faith

    Briercliffe Road Church, Melville Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 3DX. 14.00 – 16.00
    Building Bridges in Burnley is organising a 'Walk of Faith' to mark Inter Faith Week 2017. The walk will begin at Briercliffe Road Church, and will end at Darul Islah Mosque, where food will be shared. …

    Young, Free and Religious

    Wales Millenium Centre, Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL. 18.00 – 21.00
    Young, Free and Religious is a project which brings together young people of different faiths across Cardiff, exploring what it means to be a young person of faith in the city today. Inspired by Tiger Bay's multi-religious heritage, the youth-led…

    Who is my neighbour?

    LDS Chapel, West Bank, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 18.30 – 20.00
    IF week opened by Lord Mayor (Councillor Barbara Boyce) and the Civic Party. Addresses from the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire (Mr Barry Dodd OBE), Rachael Maskell MP, Imam Abid Salik (York Interfaith Vice Chair) & faith leaders. Musical items.…

    Invest in Peace - Manchester

    Manchester. 19.00 – 21.00
    St Gabriel's Church, Prestwich, and Stenecourt Synagogue invite you to hear the incredible stories of two bereaved parents who promote reconciliation as an alternative to revenge.

    In March 2002, Robi Damelin's son, David, was shot by…

  • Monday 13 November

    Talk on Sufism

    Christian Science Meeting Room, Claverton St, Widcombe, Bath, BA2 4LE
    To mark national Inter Faith Week, Bath Inter Faith Group is hosting a talk on Sufism by Alistair Beattie of Bristol Multi-Faith Forum. …

    Art Competition

    Vicarage Rd, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JE
    All Saints CEVA Primary School, Newmarket, is organising an art competition to celebrate Inter Faith Week 2017. Both adults and children are welcome to submit entries! …

    Poster Competition

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Rd, Watford, WD18 7JF
    Watford Grammar School for Boys are holding a competition for the best poster advertising Inter Faith Week. The winning entry will be announced at the end of the Week, and the competition is open to all year groups. …

    Interfaith themed week

    Batley Grammar school Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 0AD
    A variety of themed activities have been planned for students and staff including competitions, quizzes and a whole school Sikhism day with workshops being delivered by a visiting speaker. Year 11 students are being encouraged to contribute to the planning…

    Visit My Place of Worship

    Bradford Council, Diversity and Cohesion, Interfaith Education Centre. BD1 1NN
    Open Days for teachers and small groups of students to have an opportunity to learn about faiths and communities around them and how to use a place of worship in teaching RE and British Values. We have an open evening…

    Multi Faith Assemblies

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Rd, Watford, WD18 7JF. 9.00 – Friday 17 November 9.30
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Watford Grammar School for Boys are organising main school and year group assemblies on the theme of 'Multi Faith'. Assemblies will be led by the sixth form prefect team. …

    Open Day

    The Hub, Bold Street, Bolton, BL1 1LS. 10.00 – 14.30
    An opportunity for everyone to come along and share tea, coffee, cakes and have a friendly chat with staff and volunteers. On display will be the diverse work of Bolton Interfaith Council and our faith partners Bolton Christian Community Cohesion…

    Inter Faith Week Food

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Rd, Watford, WD18 7JF. 12.30 – Friday 17 November 13.30
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, the canteen at Watford Grammar School for Boys will be serving a special themed menu. …

    InterFaith Tea Party with the Mayor

    York House, York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ. 13.00 – 16.00
    The Richmond upon Thames InterFaith Forum will be hosting a tea party with the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames to which representatives of other faith and belief groups will be invited.

    Kabbadi Tournament

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Rd, Watford, WD18 7JF. 13.30 – 14.30
    Watford Grammar School for Boys PE Department is running an Inter Faith Week Kabaddi tournament at lunchtime on Monday 13 November. …

    Life style of Faith - an evening of interfaith encounter and sharing

    Waddington Street United Reformed Church, Durham, DH1 4BG. 18.00 – 20.30
    Speakers from different faith backgrounds will speak for a few minutes on what it means to them to live a life of faith. Each will be followed by a brief period for reflection. At the end, everyone present will have…

    Wrestling with Modernity: Enlightenment to ISIS

    Multi Faith Centre, University of Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB. 18.00 – 20.00
    The Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby is organising its annual lecture on the theme of 'Wrestling with Modernity: Enlightenment to ISIS'. The lecture will be given by Dr Ataullah Siddiqui, Reader in Religious Pluralism and Inter Faith…

    ‘Love Your Neighbour’: Muslims Who Rescued Jews during the Holocaust

    The Council Chamber, Barnet Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT. 18.30 – 21.30
    Barnet Multi Faith Forum invites you to join us in celebrating national Inter Faith Week 2017 with an event on the theme of 'Love Your Neighbour': Muslims Who Rescued Jews during the Holocaust. The event will include incredible stories of…

    Quiz night - A Question of Unity

    Karibu Education Centre, 7 Gresham Road, SW9 7PH. 19.00 – 20.30
    The quiz will focus on what makes Lambeth a great place to live and work - a lovely way to find out more about our community. No previous knowledge required; we promise the questions will be easy!

    Islam & Atheism - Irreconcilable enemies? How can humanists & Muslims make it work?

    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL . 19.30 – 21.30
    Around 5% of the population (12% of Londoners) identifies as Muslim, while over 50% do not identify with any religion, including around 20-25% with a Humanist worldview.
    Looking beyond the belief/unbelief divide, where are the fundamental differences, and the…

    Celebrating Unity in Diversity

    York Saint John University, Room HG013 (Glass Box), YO31 7EX. 19.30 – 21.30
    Short talks and activities by Baha'i Faith advisers. With music, interactive and entertaining activities, refreshments and socialising.…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Faith Trail

    Emmanuel Church, 1 Vicarage St, Bolton, BL3 5LE
    120 students from Bolton Muslim Girls School will visit Emmanuel Church, Swaminarayan Mandir and Zakariyya Mosque. The day will end with a discussion on the theme of 'what role can young people play in reducing hate crime incidents?'…

    World Faiths, Climate Change & Community Influence

    Mersey Maritime, Maritime Knowledge Hub, 3 Vanguard Way, Birkenhead, CH41 9HX. 9.15 – 14.45
    This event aims to bring together people of different faiths and beliefs to engage in dialogue, knowledge sharing and action around climate change through facilitated workshops and discussion. There will also be a plenary session focusing on the theme of…

    CCJ Avon: ‘Christians Appreciating Judaism’

    Alexander House, 160 Pennywell Road, Bristol, BS5 OTX. 10.30 – 15.30
    The Avon branch of the Council of Christians and Jews is organising an event on the theme of 'Christians Appreciating Judaism'. The event will hear from a Rabbi about some of the key issues facing the Jewish community in the…

    Inter-Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 12.30
    The symbolic planting of an oak tree by people of all faiths and none, supported by WMDC Arboricultural Officer and Wakefield Tree Warden, attended by the Mayor of Wakefield. People of all ages and abilities welcome.
    Followed by refreshments…

    Interfaith Event

    University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 7RH
    This event is taking place during Interfaith Week. The University is collaborating with the St Philip's Centre and The Chaplaincy to engage students in an informal discussion about the city and getting involved in the community through various faith and…

    ‘This House believes there is no God’ - debate

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Rd, Watford, WD18 7JF. 13.30 – 14.30
    Watford Grammar School for Boys are organising a lunchtime debate for pupils on the theme of 'This House believes there is no God' to mark Inter Faith Week. …

    Muslim-Jewish Relations Seminar Series

    Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, CB3 9DA. 17.00 – 19.00
    The Muslim-Jewish Relations Seminar series at the University of Cambridge is jointly organised by the Woolf Institute and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Seminars take place once per term, and focus on historical and modern relations between…

    Faith and Communities

    The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, 2 Butcher Row, London, E14 8DS. 18.00 – 20.00
    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum are holding an event on the theme of 'Faith & Communities' to mark national Inter Faith Week. …

    Multifaith Peace Prayers

    Tooting Broadway Station, Tooting High St, London, SW17 0SU. 18.00 – 19.00
    Leaders of the main local faiths, civic leaders and the general public will come together to affirm prayers and thoughts for peace, and celebrate Tooting's resilience. The Revd Dr Andrew Davey will lead this always colourful and moving event during…

    Youth debate: How can we have harmony in a multi faith environment?

    Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London, N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    Islington Faiths Forum is organising a youth debate on the theme of 'How can we have harmony in a multi faith environment?' to mark national Inter Faith Week. The event will include contributions from young people of different faiths, and…

    Interfaith social evening with buffet meal

    ILFORD ISLAMIC CENTRE 52-58 Albert Road , Ilford IG1 1HW . 18.30 – 20.30
    Redbridge Faith Forum annual interfaith evening of good food, fun entertainment, a prize draw and the opportunity to socialize with friends from other faiths and cultural backgrounds. This is an informal event aimed at bringing people together from all faiths…

    Invest in Peace - Leeds

    Leeds. 19.00 – 21.00
    Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue, St Matthew's Church, and St Martin’s Church invite you to hear the incredible stories of two bereaved parents who promote reconciliation as an alternative to revenge.
    In March 2002, Robi Damelin’s son, David, was shot…

    The Listening Experience

    The Vine Community Centre, Bobbers Mill Road, Hyson Green, Nottingham, NG7 5GZ. 19.00 – 21.00
    This event offers an illuminating and enriching opportunity, to share a personal one-to-one experience with someone of a different faith, of how you each came to your beliefs and how these influence your lives. …

    ‘What Buddhists think about God?’ - Buddhist talk and discussion

    Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL. 19.00 – 21.00
    David Midgely from Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Leeds explores Buddhist belief, with a discussion afterwards…

    Bi-monthly meeting

    The Quaker Meeting House, 37 Maidenhead Road, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6XT . 19.15 – 21.00
    Talk by Qamar Bhatti Khan on Muslim Mysticism…

    The Light in the Stone: A tale of ancient light and sacred secrets

    The London Interfaith Centre, 125 Salusbury Road, London, NW6 6RG. 19.30 – 22.30
    A tale of ancient light and sacred secrets. Stories drawn from the folklore and legends of Judaism, Islam and Christianity. A special event for Inter Faith Week, from storyteller Sarah Deco, including music from Ilana Cravitz and Elizabeth Nott. …

    CCJ Birmingham: An introduction to hasidism

    Woodbrooke Quaker Centre, 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B29 6LJ. 19.45 – 21.30
    CCJ Birmingham are organising a lecture on the theme of 'An introduction to Hasidism'. The speaker will be Rabbi Yossi Jacobs. …

  • Wednesday 15 November

    Building Comunities with LEGO®

    Speke Training Education Centre, Speke Blvd/Evans Rd, Liverpool, L24 9HZ. 4.00 – 8.00
    This project has been born out of work with children of refugee families in the North West. When considering the areas that make them feel isolated when they try to become integrated in their new homes most of these children…

    Unity in the Community

    Memory Lane, Banquet Hall, Gilnow Lane, Bolton, BL3 5EL. 10.30 – 17.00
    A wonderful event led by our colleagues at the Asian Elders Resource Centre and supported by many community groups. The event includes elders from diverse communities celebrating Eid, Diwali and Advent together. Almost 100 primary school children will be attending,…

    Festival of Light

    Chaplaincy, University of Portsmouth, Nuffield Centre, St Michael's Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2ED. 12.00 – 17.00
    At the University of Portsmouth, the Chaplaincy works with the Students' Union to put together an afternoon that brings together the various student faith societies, and gives staff and students the opportunity to meet people from different faiths and cultures…

    British Society of Criminology Panel Session: Moving Beyond the Echo Chamber

    Vijay Patel Building, Room 2.02, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 13.00 – 14.30
    Within the current context of the need for fresh responses to hate crime, and despite progress within the domains of scholarship and policy, escalating levels of hate crime and the associated rise in tensions, demonisation and hostility towards 'difference' cast…

    Q & A with people of different faiths and beliefs

    Yale, Grove Park Road, Wrexham, LL12 7AB. 13.00 – 14.15
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, we are offering a chance to ask a panel of people with different faiths and beliefs your questions! …

    Religion and the Nation

    London Inter Faith Centre, 125 Salusbury Road, London, Nw6 6RG. 14.00 – 15.30
    The London Inter Faith Centre is organising a six-week course on the theme of 'Religion and the Nation'. The course will examine some of the ways that religion and religious belief continue to influence the public sphere in the UK.…

    Voices of Faith

    Newcastle Central Mosque, The White House, Grainger Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 8RQ. 18.00 – 20.30
    'Who am I?: A Faith Leader's Calling, Inspiration & Purpose' with a priest, imam and rabbi
    Short talks by each of our three speakers followed by an opportunity to ask questions
    Interfaith dialogue session
    Simple buffet served…

    Wisbech 2020 Vision - A Faith Perspective

    United Reformed Church, Castle Mews, Wisbech, PE13 1EH. 19.00 – 21.00
    Wisbech Interfaith Forum are organising an event to discuss faith perspectives on the 'Wisbech 2020 Vision', an ongoing project to regenerate the town and its surrounding areas. There will be a panel discussion, followed by an 'Open Forum'. Panellists include…

    Celebration of Interfaith group

    The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Circus, Swindon, SN1 1PX. 19.30 – 21.00
    The different faith groups will explain why they engage with each other in social and educational events and what they gain from taking part.…

  • Thursday 16 November

    Hidden Stories Shared Lives exhibition

    Kendal Library, Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PY, Cumbria
    Hidden Stories Shared Lives is a heritage project that aims at collecting, sharing oral histories of migration in Cumbria and celebrating diversity and lust for life. As part of the project we were trying to build a picture of the…

    Faiths, Health & Wellbeing Seminar

    The Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TQ. 9.30 – 15.30
    Birmingham Council of Faiths and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Chaplaincy are organising a 'Faiths, Health & Wellbeing' seminar on the theme of disability. Participants will include chaplains, faith organisations, charities, health workers, patients and carers. …

    We Stand Together in Cheshire

    Macdonald Portal Hotel, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 0DJ. 9.30 – 15.00
    We Stand Together is a timely conference that aims to bring together people from different faith and non-faith groups. It is an opportunity to come together and explore ways we can all work together for the greater good of community…

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH. 10.00 – 13.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    Rabbi Ash is the Rabbi of the Liberal Jewish Communities in Cumbria, Lancaster and Preston (…


    to be confirmed, Wolverhampton. 10.00 – 11.15
    A celebration of diversity and a call to hope from three faith schools in Wolverhampton. Open to all this gathering will be led by children from St Paul's Church of England Primary, The Islamic Preparatory School and Nishkam Primary School…

    Passport to Faiths & Food Share

    Emmanuel Church, 1 Vicarage St, Bolton, BL3 5LE. 10.00 – 14.30
    A unique opportunity to learn about eight different world faiths along with singing, poetry, sharing a variety of food, chatting with elders, having fun and making new friends. Many pupils from diverse primary and secondary schools will participate. Eight faith…

    Stories for 3 faiths - Mary F Callan

    Jacob's Well, Trinity Lane, York YO 6EL. 11.00 – 12.00
    Interactive, theatrical one person performance offering insights into stories of Abraham and Namaan the leper (in the Bible & Qur'an).…

    How important is hope in our different faith traditions?

    Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter, 34 Chepstow Villas, London, W11 2QZ. 14.00 – 16.00
    Rabbi Jackie Tabick and inter faith colleagues will lead participants in a reflection on the theme of 'How important is Hope in our different faith traditions?' to mark Inter Faith Week. Tea and coffee will be served from 1.30pm. …

    UK Interfaith Summit 2017

    Studio Spaces, 110 Pennington Street, Wapping, London, E1W 2BB. 15.30 – 21.30
    An interactive, peer-led space for people of all faiths and beliefs to: connect, explore, and act, together. Coinciding with national Inter Faith Week, the summit is a unique event bringing together young people from diverse communities to connect with other,…

    Younghusband Lecture: Rehumanising Public Space?

    Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE
    The World Congress of Faiths Younghusband Lecture 2017: Rehumanising Public Space? Can a renewed interest in religion, belief and spirituality contribute to political and civic regeneration? Are we living in a postsecular society or an age of radical new ethics?…

    Interfaith Variety of Performance

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4-8 Hampton Lane, Solihull, B91 2PR. 18.30 – 20.30
    Solihull Faiths Forum are holding a celebration of inter faith relations in Solihull in music, spoken word and dance. …

    Faithful Organisations: Evening Workshop

    The Vine Community Centre, Bobbers Mill Road, Hyson Green, Nottingham, NG7 5GZ. 18.30 – 21.00
    An evening workshop on the roles and responsibilities of trustees, directors, committees, staff, volunteers and members in the governance of faith-based community organisations and places of worship. This evening workshop will explore topics of interest such as 'Understanding Organisational Language',…

    Faith Exchange

    The Jewish Centre, Richmond Road, Oxford, OX1 2JL. 18.45 – 20.00
    The Oxford Council of Faiths is organising a 'Faith Exchange' at the Jewish Centre on Richmond Road. In pairs, participants will spend five minutes discussing what their faith means to them, and five minutes listening to their partner, before moving…

    Inter Faith Quiz and Curry Night

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lanes, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    To celebrate national Inter Faith Week 2017, the Anglia Ruskin University community engagement team is hosting an inter faith quiz and curry night. Test your knowledge in a fun, interactive quiz and see if what you think you know about…

    Looking for ‘currants’ - finding comfort in grief

    Global Co-operation House, 65-69 Pound Lane, Willesden Green, London, NW10 2HH. 19.00 – 20.45
    This conversation will explore positive, practical ways of dealing with the trauma of grief with Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of the best-selling The Last Act of Love; The story of my Brother and his Sister; and A Manual for Heartache; and…

    CCJ Lincoln AGM

    Lincoln. 19.00 – 21.00
    CCJ Lincoln is holding its branch AGM during Inter Faith Week. …

    The Light in the Stone, a tale of ancient light and sacred secrets

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG. 19.30 – 22.00
    A storytelling performance with live music weaving together stories from folklore and legends of the three Abrahamic religions
    Storyteller: Sarah Deco
    Violin, Harp: Ilana Cravitz
    Percussion: Elizabeth Nott
    More information:…

    Vigil for Peace Between Faiths

    St James' Church, Church Walk, Averbury, Marlborough, SN8 1RG. 19.30 – 21.00
    Upper Kennet Churches are organising a 'Vigil for Peace Between Faiths' on the theme of 'The Presence of the Angels'. The event is an evening of music, reading, prayer and fellowship to mark national Inter Faith Week. …

  • Friday 17 November

    Zaizenkai - Sitting meditation & talks

    Old Palace Library, Deans park (behind York Minster), York, YO1 7JQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Rev Canon Dr Christopher Collingwood is leading Zaizenkair sitting meditation, along with short talks and reflections during Inter Faith Week. All welcome (with prior experience of Zen or not).…

    Faith reflections on the Sustainable Development Goals

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 11.00 – 13.00
    Join us as we share and discuss faith reflections on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    In April we had our first event ‘Faith Reflections on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. As a follow up we…

    No place for hatred in our community

    Walker Suite, Victoria Hall, Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL1 2AS. 17.30 – 19.30
    An event with contributions from prominent speakers from the community including young people, schools, Greater Manchester Police and others, to speak out loudly against the harmful implications of hate crime upon individuals and communities. …

    Multi faith Storytelling

    High Town Methodist Church, 47 High Town Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 0BW. 18.30 – 20.30
    This evening of Multi faith Storytelling will feature stories of virtues and values from across different faith traditions, beautifully presented by the Khayyal Theatre Company.…

    Identity, Faith and Belonging - A British Muslim’s Perspective

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, RH10 6HG. 19.00 – 21.00
    Crawley Interfaith Network is organising a talk on the theme of 'Identity, Faith and Belonging - A British Muslim's Perspective' to mark Inter Faith Week. The speaker will be Julie Siddiqi, Co-Founder of Nisa-Nashim Jewish-Muslim Women's Network and Founder of…

    Science and the Historicity of the Bible

    Christ Church Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3BN. 19.30 – 21.30
    Professor Sir Colin Humphreys will speak on the subject of 'Science and the Historicity of the Bible' during Inter Faith Week. The lecture will last one hour, and there will be an opportunity for an extended question and answer session.…

  • Saturday 18 November

    Wolverhampton Interfaith Conference on organ donation

    Gujarati centre , Mander Street , Wolverhampton, West Midlands.. 9.00 – 3.00
    A conference bringing together different faiths and religions to highlight the importance of organ donation . The conference will feature inputs on what each faith thinks about organ donation, as well as sharing good practice. …

    Health, Belief and Wellbeing conference

    The Mint Church, Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT. 9.30 – 13.00
    This event will explore the interface between health and belief, covering physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. …

    Community Cohesion: Faith & Hope Conference

    South Cheshire College, Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe, CW2 8AB. 10.00 – 14.00
    To mark national Inter Faith Week in 2017, faith groups in Crewe and Cheshire East Council are inviting members of the public to take part in a multi faith conference that will bring faith groups, partners and residents together. The…

    Visit My Place of Worship

    Bradford Council, Diversity and Cohesion, Interfaith Education Centre, Bradford, BD1 1NN . 10.00 – 11.00
    Open Days for teachers and small groups of students to have an opportunity to learn about faith and communities around them and how to use a place of worship in teaching RE and British Values. We have an open weekend…

    Interfaith Cycling

    Birmingham (More details to follow). 10.00 – 12.00
    A fun filled event which will include visiting different places of worship by cycling there. This event is open to all ages who can cycle confidently as we will be cycling on roads (with less traffic), canals and cycle routes.…

    Conference - Faiths & Inclusivity

    Hall No 4 , Gurdwara Sahib Leamington Spa & Warwick, Tachbrook Park Drive, Warwick, CV4 6RH. 10.00 – 14.00
    Conference to raise awareness in the Community of the needs of all people (including people who are covered under the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010) and to involve and engage with these in respect to key issues in…

    Interfaith Service

    Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York, YO1 9RL. 11.00 – 12.30
    York Liberal Jewish Community are holding an interfaith service at the Friargate Quaker Meeting House. The Lord Mayor of York will be in attendance and the service will be led by student Rabbi Gabriel Webber. All are welcome. …

    York Interfaith Service - York Liberal Jewish Community

    Friend Meeting House, Frargate, York, YO1 9R. 11.00 – 13.00
    York Liberal Jewish Community is holding an interfaith service to mark Inter Faith Week. The Lord Mayor and Civic Party will attend. …

    Learn from each other

    Halifax, Yorkshire
    We will be taking about 40 refugees and asylum seekers - half of them children and young people - to visit a mosque to hear about the Islamic faith and from an interfaith group. We will then visit a church…

    Interfaith Oneg Shabbat

    Kent House, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1BX. 12.30 – 14.00
    Once a term we will invite a guest speaker to join us as the community shares a meal together and explores a chosen topic for our Oneg Shabbat. On Saturday 18 November, the guest speaker will be looking at topics…

    Points of Light: An inward turn to explore the silence deep within each one

    Global Co-operation House, 65-69 Pound Lane, Willesden Green, London, NW10 2HL. 14.00 – 17.30
    An afternoon of shared experiences, personal reflection, live music and meditation with people from many walks of life and faiths. This event celebrates national Inter Faith Week and the final year of Just This Day. …

    East Sussex WIN - Bring & Share Afternoon

    Eastbourne. 14.00 – 16.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, the East Sussex branch of the Women's Interfaith Network will be hosting a Bring & Share Afternoon in Eastbourne on Saturday 18th November. Bring a plate of finger food to share with others to celebrate…

    The Batley Poets - Anything Goes

    Batley Library and Art Gallery, WF17 5DA. 14.00 – 16.00
    "If you’ve got a favourite poem (that may also have a special memory for you) or you’ve written a poem yourself please share it. Come and join us in Batley Library for a cuppa and a chat between 2.00 PM…

    Christian Muslim Storytelling

    St.Thomas Church, 103 Bedford Rd, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 4DU. 16.45 – 19.00
    Join us as part of Inter Faith Week for the first time in Letchworth Garden City, an afternoon of dramatic, inspiring performance of wise tales:
    *Flight to Abyssinia: How the Negus a Christian king, granted safe haven to the…

  • Sunday 19 November

    York Liberal Jewish Community - Mitzvah Day celebrations

    Friends Meeting House, Friargate, YO1 9RL
    York Liberal Jewish community is holding a 'day of kindness and service' to mark Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week. …

    The Baha’i Faith

    Underbank Unitarian Chapel, 823 Stannington Road, Sheffield, S6 6AP. 11.00 – 12.00
    For Inter Faith Week 2017, Underbank Unitarian Chapel has invited Phil and Rita Croft to come and take their Sunday Service. The service will include hymns, music, readings and an address. Phil and Rita have been Baha'i's in Sheffield for…

    Light in Leeds

    Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Rd, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    Kirkstall Abbey and Abbey House Museum, in partnership with Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship are organising a 'Light in Leeds' Inter Faith Week celebration on the themes of 'Peace' and 'Light'. There will be faith stalls, food and activities for a…

    Get to know your Neighbour

    St Mary's Community Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4QZ
    The new Sheffield Women's Interfaith Forum is organising a 'Get to know your neighbour' event during Inter Faith Week. Women of all faiths and none are welcome to attend, and the event will include open and groups discussions on faith…

    Trauma, Mental Health and Well-being

    Eritrean Muslim Community Association, Al-Nagashi Centre, 282-291 Wandsworth High Road, Vauxhall, SW8 2ND. 13.00 – 18.00
    South London Inter Faith Group is holding its annual Remembrance event during Inter Faith Week on the theme of 'Trauma, Mental Health and Well-being. The event will explore how trauma impacts on people's lives and how people can recover, develop…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth: Faiths working together for a low carbon future

    Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, 1 Roseland Way, Birmingham, B15 1HD
    After the success of last year's Tread Lightly events, Footsteps are pleased to invite you to our 2017 day of discussion, to mark national Inter Faith Week. Join us to meet other people faithfully caring for the environment, and share…

    Interfaith Tea Party for the Elderly

    ha8. 15.00 – 17.00
    Senior members of a synagogue, a church and a mosque in Edgware, London, are invited for a diversi-tea party served by the youth of those faith communities. Menu will include discussion points and musical entertainment will be provided as well,…

  • Monday 20 November

    Festival of Peace

    Oddfellows Hall, Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2HP. 18.30 – 20.45
    Working for Peace Through Community Action
    This will be an opportunity to meet and talk with members of local faith groups and to find out how they are involved in the community. A range of speakers will talk about…

    Islamophobia 2017 London

    Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London, Wc1H 0XG. 19.00 – 21.00
    A public lecture on the theme of 'Islamophobia 2017: Looking back, looking ahead' to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Runnymede Trust Report on Islamophobia. Speakers include Baroness Valerie Amos; Baroness Julia Neuberger; Robin Richardson; and S Sayyid. …

    Film Night - The Imam and the Pastor

    123 Bournbrook Road, Selly Park, Birmingham, B29 7BY. 19.00 – 21.00
    Join us for a screening of 'The Imam and the Pastor', narrated by Rageh Omaar. The film is set in Nigeria, and documents a story of reconciliation between Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye, and the peace-making initiatives that…

    Sibling Rivalry: Early Jewish-Christian Relations and their legacy today

    Multifaith Chaplaincy, 1 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1AU. 19.15 – 21.30
    The Council of Christians and Jews' Avon branch are hosting a talk on the theme of 'Sibling Rivalry: Early Jewish-Christian Relations and their legacy today'. The speaker will be Dr Ann Conway-Jones. …

  • Tuesday 21 November

    Bring and Share Lunch

    Darlington Street Methodist Centre, 24 School Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LF. 12.45 – 14.00
    Interfaith Wolverhampton are organising a 'Bring and Share Lunch' at the Darlington Street Methodist Centre on Tuesday 21 November. The speaker will be Parveen Brigue. All are welcome. …

  • Wednesday 22 November

    World Religions Seminar: Effective Use of Artefacts in the Islam and Buddhism SACRE Resource Collections

    Claverton Rd, Saltford, Bristol, BS31 3DW. 13.30 – 15.30
    Bath & North East Somerset SACRE (Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education) are organising a 'World Religions Seminar' on the theme of 'Effective use of Artefacts in the Islam and Buddhism SACRE Resource Collections'. John Harvey will speak about Buddhism…

    Fasting and Feasting - The How and The Why

    Bushey Interfaith Forum

    Our next annual function will be on Wednesday 22nd November 2017. This year we will be going to Stanmore Mosque, 40 Wood Lane, Stanmore HA7 4LQ
    Ladies should cover their hair with…

  • Thursday 23 November

    Lecture by HRH Prince El-Hassan bin Talal of Jordan

    Woolf Institute, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0UB. 17.30 – 20.00
    On Thursday 23 November, the Woolf Institute is honoured to welcome HRH Prince Hassan of Jordan. Prince Hassan will give a lecture entitled 'A Positive Future? The aftermath of conflict'. The event will start at 5.30pm in the KC Shasha…

    Islamophobia: Causes and Cures

    Friends' Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9DX. 19.30 – 21.00
    Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship are holding a talk on the theme of 'Islamophobia: Causes and Cures'. The speaker will be Shahab Adris, Regional Manager of MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development). …

    Interfaith and Ecumenism Series: Judaism

    Fisher House, Guildhall Street, Cambridge, CB2 3NH
    Fisher House, the University of Cambridge Catholic Chaplaincy, is organising a series of talks on the theme of 'Interfaith and Ecumenism'. On 23rd November, the talk will be on Judaism. The speaker is Rabbi Mordechai Zeller, Chaplain at the Cambridge…

  • Sunday 26 November

    Annual Interfaith Celebration

    Hove Methodist Church, Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5DR. 15.00 – 17.00
    This is an annual event in Hove taking place to mark national Inter Faith Week. It is hosted by various different faith communities. This year the celebration will take place at Hove Methodist Church on the theme of 'Listening'. Readings,…

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