Activities calendar

The calendar 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.

  • Wednesday 14 October

    Diwali Rewind Celebrations via zoom

    York (online). 18.00 – Saturday 14 November 20.00
    The event will be showing a selection of performances from previous Diwali events, including children from York.
    Contact Harish.vashist@gmail.com or sunilsahadev@gmail.com …

  • Friday 6 November

    Launch of Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 14.30 – 16.00
    Launch event for the Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme on Zoom, with the Lord Mayor; Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member; Kim Leadbeater (Jo Cox Sister), Ambassador Jo Cox Foundation.

    The event will include a BMAG Video;…

  • Saturday 7 November

    Scout Remembrance Service

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

    More information to follow.…

    Tree Loving Care

    Clifton Bridge, York. 13.00 – 15.00
    Clifton Bridge area. York Interfaith Group will be revisiting the sections we planted a few years ago and tended again last year for a general clear up of the site. Please bring your own gardening equipment & refreshments. There is…

  • Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith Tree Planting

    Dewsbury
    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…

    Message for humanity

    UK (Online)
    "Epidemics, Pandemics, Natural disasters have always afflicted humans since we first sprawled across the globe.
    Many of these outbreaks may have taught us an important lesson or even served as a harsh reminder… Or have they?
    At…

    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…

    A Week of Poetry and Prayer

    Facebook - Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network
    We will be publishing, on Facebook, several different poems and prayers each day. These will be personal poems or prayers submitted by members or followers of Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith & Belief Network which have special spiritual significance to them.…

    Interfaith Week, Diwali and Christmas Celebrations

    NW9 5UX (virtual event). 11.00 – Sunday 15 November 13.00
    Dr Natubhai Shah MBE and the Trustees of the Jain Network are pleased to invite you to join us for the following virtual event. On this occasion we will present food parcels to the local food bank, donated by our…

    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. …

    Thoughts for peace, and hope for the future

    Medway (online). 16.00 – 17.30
    A Remembrance Sunday event held by Medway Inter Faith Action.

    Open to all. To take part, please contact the organisers for Zoom joining information. …

    Universal Peace Prayers

    Exeter. 17.00 – 18.00
    To mark the start of Inter Faith Week we are holding a virtual meeting to read and share interfaith prayers of peace.
    Individuals from a variety of beliefs and traditions will be reading prayers and sharing reflections around the…

    Towards a Better Understanding of Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham

    Birmingham. 17.30 – 19.00
    Sharing perspectives between Birmingham’s Jewish and Quaker communities, as part of Inter Faith Week. Speakers will talk about Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham with reference to Social Action and Welfare, Climate Change and Prison Chaplaincy. We will hear among others…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Compline (Evening Prayer)

    Swindon (online). 21.00 – 22.00
    Swindon Interfaith in conjunction with the Christian Community brings you a short virtual get-together for Sunday Evening prayers.…

  • Monday 9 November

    Interfaith Week 2020 Launch Video  

    Kirklees (online). 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Inter Faith Week Launch video with messages from the community wishing everyone happy Inter Faith Week and keep safe during the pandemic. …

    Petals for Peace

    North Kirklees (online). 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Sharing messages of hope from people across Kirklees around faith and community.
    “In these current times of uncertainty many people may be living with fear of what the future might hold. People of the faith community find HOPE…

    Interfaith Week Podcast  

    Kirklees (online)
    A series of podcasts with local community members sharing personal experiences and stories about faith and daily life during Inter Faith Week.
    To listen: on Twitter: @KirkleesCI
    or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/Kirklees-Cohesion-Team-230532354199545

    Diwali - Bandi Chhor Divas

    Kirklees (online). 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Learning about Diwali in the Sikh community and how it is celebrated in Kirklees. This is Kirklees Staff event. …

    Online School Assembly

    Batley (online). 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Local Imam and Vicar come together for an Online school assembly for Inter Faith week. Molana Irfan Soni and Revd Mark Umpleby both based in Batley provide a school assembly that can be used in any setting.…

    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.…

    Countdown to the Glasgow UN climate summit 2021: Faith voices from Birmingham

    Birmingham Council of Faiths, B5 6DR; The Bridge at Waterloo, SE1 8TY (Online). 6.30 – 7.30
    This webinar explores how grassroots communities, especially faith groups, can contribute to more ambitious climate action in the run-up to the UN Conference (COP26) in Glasgow 2021. Our speakers - Shahin Ashraf (Islamic Relief Worldwide) and Dr Malcolm Dick (Centre…

    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…

    Online Faith Poster Exhibition

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE
    Online Faith Poster Exhibition will be made up of a number of faith posters to showcase awareness of different faiths during Inter Faith Week…

    Faith-a-licious Cookbook Display

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE
    NHS Digital colleagues will have the opportunity to cook / bake items which are either faith related or culturally important. Recipes and images will be published during Inter Faith Week in the form of a cookbook. …

    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.…

    Faith and Family Roots

    York (online). 10.30 – 11.30
    via Zoom from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in York. There will be a short talk/video about how to start your family history searches and a chance to ask questions from the experts. Contact: Penny Siddall –…

    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…

    Community Safeguarding Forum Launch

    Luton UK. 13.00 – 14.30
    We’re launching our Community Safeguarding Forum during Interfaith Week this November, connecting local organisations, community groups, schools and places of worship to share updates, discuss general safeguarding concerns, best practices and priorities, and offer support and resources to improve the…

    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…

    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,…

    Remembrance in Lambeth 2020

    Lambeth (via Zoom). 18.30 – 19.00
    We are planning to create a Remembrance video by recording a Zoom 'webinar' with a sequence of speakers from a range of faiths, each offering 2 or 3 minutes of prayer or reflection on the theme of 'Remembrance'. Details will…

    SAFE Security Awareness Webinar A

    UK, via Zoom. 19.00 – 20.00
    Why we need security in faith communities, our experience in securing the Jewish community and then an introduction to security at places of worship - as we emerge from lockdown.…

    Interfaith marriage seminar

    Maidstone (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    Interactive virtual seminar exploring challenges which face interfaith couples, how faith groups can support and learn from such couples. Presenter recently completed doctoral research on interfaith marriage and includes insights from several faith communities around the world.…

    LGBT+ Faith Gathering

    Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP. 19.00 – 0.00
    We invite all LGBT+ people of faith to this virtual gathering to share, connect, and make friends. The gathering will be confidential and a safe space for all to be their true selves. We will have an opportunity to introduce…

    Pilgrimage - a personal faith perspective

    DH1 3LE. 19.00 – 20.30
    Individuals from different faith traditions and belief systems will share their personal experiences of and responses to pilgrimage.…

    Inter faith, its importance in Islam, and coping with hardships and difficulties

    Gillingham (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An Inter Faith Week event to include discussion on:
    - Interfaith and its importance in Islam
    - Remembering the late Anwar Khan Sahib
    - Coping with hardships and difficulties …

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Faith & The Environment

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    The Swindon Christian Community will be hosting a talk on Faith and The Environment.…

    Buddhism in the 21st Century

    York (online). 19.30 – 20.45
    Buddhist responses to world events in 2020. Hosted by Peter Harvey, on behalf of York Buddhist Network with contributions from Buddhist groups meeting in York. The event is on zoom. Please email yorkbuddhistnetwork@gmail.com prior to the event to obtain a…

    COP26 Interfaith Evening of Reflection

    Online Event - Register via Eventbrite. 20.00 – 21.00
    Hope for the Future and Faith for the Climate are the hosts of this event, bringing together constituents and MPs from across the UK to mark the previous start date of COP26, and reflect on the potential of the next…

  • Tuesday 10 November

    Online tours of local places of worship

    Students’ Union, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN
    Tours of local places of worship on Youtube as part of Bath Spa University SU Inter Faith Week.…

    Unity in Diversity

    Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, The Grange, Mountjoy Road, Lisnamallard, Omagh, Tyrone, BT79 7BL United Kingdom (online). 10.00 – 12.00
    Unity in Diversity
    Interfaith Reflections

    This is an on-line public event where participants are encouraged to join in and hear and share readings from different faiths and beliefs followed by discussion, helping to grow interfaith understanding…

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    . 11.00 – 12.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    Faith Leader Discussion - Faith in Lockdown

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 12.00 – 13.15
    Faith leaders will discuss how the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown has affected their faith practices, faith communities and their own faith. Faith in lockdown. To run a panel discussion made up of faith leaders and NHS Digital colleagues to discuss…

    Inter Faith Panel Questions and Answers

    Online. 12.00 – 13.00
    With guest panellists including a Chief Druid and a Buddhist Nun.…

    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. …

    Faith and Religious Small Charities Meet Up

    . 13.00 – 15.00
    The Small Charities Coalition is hosting a special online meeting for Inter Faith Week 2020, asking:
    "Has COVID increased the connection between faith organisations?
    Is the perceived anti faith stance of some funders and government a barrier to…

    Being LGBTQ+ and a Person of Faith

    Friargate, York. 13.00 – 16.00
    We will be discussing what it means to be LGBTQ+ and a Person of Faith. We hope to meet in the Friends Meeting House, Friargate but if not it will be via zoom. There is a limit of 30 people…

    Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Marc Chagall’s Paintings

    University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ . 18.00 – 21.00
    Online Inter Faith Week Lecture on Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Marc Chagall's Paintings with speakers Claire Le Foll, Associate Professor and Helen Spurling, Associate Professor …

    Realising Religious Freedom around the World

    . 18.00 – 19.00
    An #InterfaithWeek discussion on how we can help realise freedom of religion and belief around the world.
    With: Kiri Kankhwende - Press and Public Affairs Team Leader, Christian Solidarity Worldwide; Padideh Sabeti - Director, Office of Public Affairs of…

    SAFE Security Awareness Webinar - Combined A+B

    UK, via Zoom. 19.00 – 21.15
    Why we need security in faith communities, our experience in securing the Jewish community and then an introduction to security at places of worship - as we emerge from lockdown. Including the Latest COVID 19 guidance and how it affects…

    City of Sanctuary

    Zoom. 19.00 – 20.30
    Margaret Hooper – pre-recordings, St Chads (TBC), Progressive Synagogue (TBC), Clifton Road Mosque, Gerard (Erdington - hosting Zoom)

    More information to follow…

    Impacts of current day situation in the world

    Medway (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An event with discussion and reflections on the impacts of the current day situation in the world…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Interfaith Quiz Night

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon Interfaith and the Swindon Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints bring you an exciting and challenging virtual Quiz.…

    Sharing faith and belief perspectives on racism and prejudice

    Devon (online). 19.00 – 18.15
    What can we learn from the Black Lives Matter protests? Join us to listen to diverse perspectives on racism and prejudice
    Engage in discussion and dialogue about faith, belief and unconscious bias. As Christians, Humanists, Buddhists, Hindus, Pagans, Muslims,…

    Religions during COVID-19: Spiritual and Practical

    Elmbridge (Zoom). 19.30 – 21.00
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum invite you to join this virtual event and hear how people of faith have gained strength from their faiths during these uncertain times.

    There will be speakers from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim,…

    Servant Leadership: What do our faiths teach and how does it influence the we lead in our workplace?

    . 19.30 – 20.30
    An online inter faith converation with contributions from Jill Rowe and Paramjit Kaur Matharu. Jill is the Ethos and Formation Director for Oasis a charity engaged in the transformation of over 35 communities across the UK. She is part of…

    Inter Faith Week Panel Panel Debate : ‘Let your vision be world embracing’

    Barnet, London. 19.30 – 21.15
    Panelists from Christianity, Islam, Hindu, Judaism and Baha’i Faith will give their perspective on what it means to practise your Faith in the 21st Century. This will be followed by a Question and Answer session.
    The panelists are: Rabbi…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Acts of Remembrance, Primary Interfaith Diversity Conference

    Kirklees (online). 0.00 – 0.00
    This online event is organised by Kirklees Cohesion Team, in association with the ‘Schools Welcome!’ education project. It offers primary school pupils (Years 2, 3 and 4) an opportunity to learn about the faiths in our local community during Inter…

    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. …

    Interfaith Week Dementia Awareness Session

    Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester Essex CO3 3WG. 0.00 – 0.00
    Faith can be crucial for people affected by dementia as they go through their dementia journey. Yet often people with dementia miss out on being able to access their faith due to a lack of understanding on the part of…

    Baha’i Prayers & Meditation

    York (online). 11.00 – 12.30
    This event will be held on zoom. It includes a meditation, prayers and readings followed by discussions about the readings. Please contact: yorkbahais@gmail.com for details of how to join the session. …

    Woking Debates on Zoom - Should we all become vegan?

    Woking (online). 11.00 – 12.30
    Would it be better for our health and the health of the planet if we gave up eating and using animal products completely?

    Bridget Biddell, of Hampton Estate Farms; Monique Parker, a nutritional therapist, WWF; Environmental Manager…

    Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 11.30 – 12.15
    The Multifaith Network would like you to attend a Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session on the 11th November which will be led by the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Leeds. The session introduces a method for developing calm abiding meditation using methods,…

    Interfaith Zoom Celebration of our Emergency Services

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 12.00 – 13.00
    The Bahu Trust will be holding an inter faith celebration of emergency services.

    More information to follow. …

    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…

    ‘Get Together for Faith Connectors’

    Kirklees. 18.00 – 19.00
    The theme of the discussion will focus on: Connectors sharing their opportunities and challenges in everyday life. Such as positive news stories, health, wellbeing and hate crime. To build stronger resilience working together. …

    Violence Against Women and Girls : An Interfaith Perspective

    Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Oxford, OX3 0BP. 18.00 – 19.00
    The CEO of Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC), Lisa Ward joins Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and Rev Kate Harford for an interfaith discussion about the role of faith in protecting women and girls from violence, and in perpetuating violence.…

    Youth Debate - “Keeping the faith in a pandemic”

    Islington (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    Young People will be leading and delivering this event with young speakers from different faiths and secular backgrounds. Everyone of all ages is invited to join us on YouTube to hear young people debating, then a Q&A with the audience.

    My Faith – its position within the University of York and the City

    York (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    Student speakers from different faiths give personal views and reflect on the mood of their Society or link it with COVID19. Contact: yorkinterfaithgroup@gmail.com …

    Act of Remembrance Service

    Online
    A link will be posted on Team Solent and Twitter on the day so you can watch the service when you choose.
    Throughout the day, you can read powerful blogs from colleagues who served in the armed forces, listen…

    LGBTQ+ Interfaith Week Celebration 2020

    London (online). 18.30 – 19.30
    For its third annual celebration of national Inter Faith Week, the Faith & Belief Forum in collaboration with LGBTQ+/Faith partners is hosting an online space for LGBTQ+ people from different faiths, beliefs, and backgrounds to reflect, share, and be together.…

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    N19 4DR. 19.00 – 20.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    Islam’s response in times of crisis

    Medway (Online). 19.00 – 20.30
    Discussion and reflections on 'Islam's Response in Times of Crisis'…

    The All Faiths Network Celebrates Inter Faith Week

    London (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Interfaith Week lasts from 8 - 15 November. Unfortunately this year we cannot hold it live but we can continue our tradition of having a range of artistic performances linked to religion with short talks or prayers from different religions…

    Faith in a pandemic - An online gathering

    University of Gloucestershire GL50 2RH. 19.15 – 20.15
    An opportunity to hear stories and share reflections. Organised by Cheltenham InterFaith, University of Gloucestershire and Cheltenham Borough Council. Presentations, videos and break-out groups. Event to support Cheltenham Foodbank…

    Discover the Celebration of Diwali: The Festival of Lights

    Barnet, London (online). 19.30 – 0.00
    What you always wanted to know about Diwali (but were too afraid to ask!). A unique opportunity to appreciate and celebrate this Festival of Light in Song, Dance, Words and Virtual food!…

  • Thursday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week ‘cooking segment’

    Students’ Union, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bath Spa University Students' Union's Inter Faith Week continues with a 'Cooking Segment', where the SU is inviting students to share recipes special to their religion or culture. This can either be a recipe or photo of the dish. They…

    Interfaith Question Time  

    Kirklees (online). 9.30 – 11.00
    Opportunity for Secondary Schools to take part in an Interfaith Q and A event …

    Jewish? Christian? Muslim? The Life and Times of Robert ‘Reschid’ Stanley. When family history unearths an astonishing journey of faith(s)

    Kirklees. 11.00 – 12.00
    Join Kirklees Libraries Writer in Residence Christina Longden talking about her Ancestor Robert Reschid Stanley.
    There will be a chance for three people to win signed copies of Christina’s books during the event – the first 3 people to…

    Testing Times

    Tower Hamlets (online). 12.00 – 14.00
    This Inter Faith Week will be very different to the ones that we are used to. Nobody could have predicted how much life would change due to the Covid-19 pandemic and this year we will be focusing on the importance…

    Interfaith Inter-lockdown Quilt

    St Saviourgate, York. 14.00 – 16.00
    View a special quilt created by the York Interfaith Group during the pandemic on display in the Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate. Timed entries & a limit of 6 people at any time. The event will be on zoom at 2pm…

    Poetry of Connection

    . 14.00 – 14.30
    Colleagues of all faiths, beliefs or none share poetry that gives them a sense of connection, including a special reading from Permanent Secretary, Susan Acland-Hood. …

    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.

    One Mystery, Two Stories – Science and Religion in Dialogue

    UK. 16.30 – 18.30
    The World Congress of Faiths is holding is annual Younghusband Lecture online on Thursday 12 November. This year's topic is 'One Mystery, Two Stories – Science and Religion in Dialogue'. The speakers will be: Professor NIdhal Guessoum, Algerian astrophysicist and…

    Celebrating faith communities

    London . 17.30 – 19.15
    City Hall and Near Neighbours invite you to join us in celebrating the work of faith organisations and their response to the impact of Covid19 on Londoners' lives. Faith organisations have played a key role in supporting Londoners to cope…

    Reflective blog on Inter Faith Week

    Online
    Read Emma's reflective blog on Inter Faith Week…

    SAFE Security Awareness (incl. COVID 19 guidance) Webinar B

    UK, via Zoom. 19.00 – 20.00
    As we return to prayer in a COVID-secure environment, we give you the latest COVID 19 guidance and how it affects security at places of worship.…

    Tea, Samosas and Yorkshire Puddings!

    Dewsbury. 19.00 – 21.00
    Drop off your favourite food with a neighbour from another community and let us know how you got on. Be Covid-safe - sanitise and keep a safe distance when delivering. Come to a Zoom meeting on Thursday, 12th November at…

    What are Religions doing about Race Inequality?

    GU22 7BD. 19.00 – 20.30
    This event will be streamed via Zoom. Donovan Blair will give an introduction to the topic and guest speakers will be Rev Paul Davies, Christian; Mandisa Taylor, Baha'i; Rabbi Danny Rich, Jewish; Muneera Pilgrim, Muslim and Shashank Sharma, Hindu. There…

    Medway Inter Faith Action AGM

    Medway (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    The Annual General Meeting of Medway Inter Faith Action…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Muslim Sufi Devotional

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    The Swindon Islamic Community will host a virtual Sufi Devotional, a return of the popular event in 2019.…

    Interfaith prayers and reflections with the Baha’i community

    Devon (online). 19.00 – 20.00
    The Devon Bahá’ís community invites anyone who wishes to join them for a devotional gathering. Respect for other people’s faiths is absolutely central to our faith and we always welcome readings and prayers from other faiths. Our meetings are simple…

    Finding Peace during the Pandemic

    Solihull . 19.00 – 20.00
    As part of National Inter Faith Week, this event seeks to draw people together, break down barriers and develop understanding between people of all faiths and none. In these very difficult times we wanted to create an opportunity for sharing…

    Dare to Hope

    Zoom. 19.30 – 20.45
    Series (continuing on 19 and 26 November from 7.30 to 8.30pm) to explore how faith communities have been impacted by the current crisis. Speakers and responders from different faith communities will share their experiences and attenders will also have the…

    Barnet Inter Faith Quiz

    Barnet, London (online). 19.30 – 21.00
    The Return of our Successful Inter Faith Quiz
    A fun and enlightening way to learn about our diverse faith communities.

  • 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…

    Q and A with Faith Representatives from local places of worship

    Students Union, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN
    Q&A With Faith Representatives - Join us on Facebook for a pre-recording of a q&a with faith leaders from local places of worship. You’ll be able to hear from Bristol and West Progressive Jewish Congregation, Bath Baha’i Community, Clifton Catholic…

    Virtual café with the Quakers

    Friargate, York (online). 12.30 – 13.45
    Join a short typical Quaker meeting for worship on zoom for about 20mins. Bring your own lunch and share some social time eating together but in our own homes. Some Quakers will be on hand to answer any questions. For…

    Domestic Abuse Awareness training for Church and Faith Group Leaders in Colchester

    Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester Essex CO3 3WG. 14.00 – 15.00
    During Inter Faith Week, Colchester Borough Council in partnership with J9 Domestic Abuse Initiative are offering a free online training session to local church and faith group leaders. The training session is intended to raise awareness and increase knowledge and…

    Jewish Erev Shabbat Service

    York (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    via zoom. Led by student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber. Email info@jewsinyork.org.uk for more details and the zoom link. …

    Videos of places of worship around Southampton

    Southampton (online)
    Watch videos of different places of worship around Southampton on the Multi Faith Resource Group page on SolNet.…

    Friday evening service for Inter Faith Week

    Chatham (online). 18.30 – 20.00
    Chatham Memorial Synagogue will be holding an open Friday evening service for Inter Faith Week…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Rally of Hope

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon's Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Community will present a video and story about their community.…

  • Saturday 14 November

    ‘The Imam, the Priest and Kumon Y’all (Old heads / Young heads)’

    Kirklees. 11.00 – 12.00
    Q & A session with Faruk Yunus, George Spencer and members of Kumon Y'all live. All welcome.…

    Not That Different! Similarities between Islam and Other Religions    

    York (online). 11.00 – 12.15
    This is a virtual event hosted by York Mosque discussing what we have in common in terms of religious traditions from an Islamic perspective. Contact Rasha Ibrahim via email on rasha.salah.ibrahim@gmail.com for more details and the zoom link. …

    Virtual Interfaith Poetry Session

    Batley. 14.00 – 16.00
    The session will be a live stream onto the Poetry You tube Channel for anyone wishing to share poetry.
    Anyone who wants to share poetry or just join to listen can contact us at team@batleypoets.co.uk or visit our…

    Essential divinity - an event in celebration of national Interfaith Week

    Global Co-operation House , 65-69 Pound Lane, Willesden Green, London NW10 2HH. 17.00 – 18.30
    At this crucial time in our world, it is essential to recognise and connect with that which is subtle and invisible and make it visible in our daily lives. We invite you to explore, with speakers from different faiths, the…

    Hope - a youth perspective

    . 18.00 – 20.00
    An event to give young people the chance to represent their faiths, celebrate diversity, and share our common humanity.
    An evening of celebration for Inter Faith Week on the topic of 'hope'. You’ll hear from youth leaders of different…

    Wealth and Poverty

    Medway (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An event exploring the social and spiritual impacts of wealth and poverty, led by the Medway Baha'i Community…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Sricpture Reading

    Huddersfield. 0.00 – 0.00
    On-line event for faith leaders from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish faiths to read scriptures …

    Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) Open Meeting - participate from home

    Kendal, UK. 14.00 – 15.00

    Tread Lightly event on food and waste

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 14.00 – 15.15
    Footsteps for a Low Carbon Future will be holding a Tread Lightly event on Food and Waste issues.

    Zoom programme with participants from different faiths

    All welcome.
    Please register through www.footstepsbcf.org.uk

    Guildford & Godalming Interfaith Forum’s annual Interfaith Service

    ZOOM Link. 15.00 – 17.00
    Our theme this year will be Mental Health in Challenging Times with speakers and devotional music from Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Muslim & Bahá'í communities via Zoom.
    Local Mayors will be attending.…

    Remembrance

    Zoom . 15.00 – 16.00
    Remembrance of the sacrifice of BAME soldiers and civilians with speakers including Guyanese and Sikh…

    Mental Health and Wellbeing in Challenging Times

    Guildford and Godalming (online). 15.00 – 0.00
    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum are holding an online Interfaith Service this year on zoom. There will be a devotional contribution followed by a short talk on the topic of Mental Health and Wellbeing in Challenging Times from the following…

    Virtual Scripture Reasoning Event

    Huddersfield. 16.00 – 17.00
    A fresh approach to modern day inter-faith dialogue which puts scripture at the heart of the conversation.

    Join us in promoting cohesion within the community! …

    Closing Celebration

    Medway (online). 16.00 – 18.00
    A closing celebration event for Inter Faith Week in Medway, featuring music, poetry, readings and story telling from people of different faiths and none.…

    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.

    interfaith Online Quiz

    Zoom/Facebook Live online event. 18.00 – 19.30
    Online interfaith quiz (for up to 50 participants) featuring broad topics such as General Knowledge, Sport, Films & TV, Literature, History, Religion, Science & Nature, Pop Music etc.…

    Interfaith Service “Faith in Unusual Time”, via Zoom to mark the end of Interfaith Week in York

    York (online). 18.00 – 20.00
    Hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Involving guests and members of the York Interfaith Group. Hear from various faith groups about what this year has meant to them and how we can move forward. For more…

    “What I like about Religions X”

    Manchester (online). 19.00 – 0.00
    Three speakers will talk about a religion that is not their own, focusing on what they like about it. After the formal talks, members of the audience will have the chance to contribute along the same lines for any religion…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Inspirational Film Night

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon Interfaith and the Swindon Baha'i Community are proud to bring our annual Inspirational Film Night to a Virtual Audience.…

  • Monday 16 November

    Hindu-led Faith and Reflection

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 20.00 – 21.00
    A reflection activity led by people from the Hindu community.

    More information to follow.…

  • Tuesday 17 November

    The Role of People Faith in Healing the Divisions of the World (Women only event)

    Birmingham (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    Universal Peace Federation, Women’s Federation for World Peace
    Our world has become more and more interdependent, yet divisions and divisiveness still persist. How can people of faith contribute to the healing of those divisions, and encourage all to…

  • Tuesday 24 November

    Unity in Crisis: diverse communities together in difficult times

    Online. 19.30 – 21.30
    Richmond Inter Faith Forum invites people from Richmond, Kingston, Hounslow and neighbouring areas - especially those from minority and refugee backgrounds - to join us for this special online event.
    We will hear from Dr Marissa Quie, an expert…

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