Activities calendar (In-person activities)

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2021. 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.

  • Monday 1 November

    Diwali workshop

    Southam College, Welsh Road West, CV47 0JW
    Students learn about Diwali and the Sikh story behind Diwali. Students create models of the golden temple

    Inter Faith Art Competition

    West Boldon Primary School, Hindmarch Drive, West Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0HX. 9.00 – Thursday 18 November 15.00
    A PowerPoint has been created for a teachers to deliver an Inter Faith standalone lesson. This is to discuss with the children the importance of learning about different religions and our communities.

    The children will create a…

  • Sunday 7 November

    Week of Prayers and devotion on Hope for the Environment.

    Deiniol cafe, Deiniol center, Bangor, LL57 1NW.. 11.00 – Sunday 14 November 16.00
    Bangor Interfaith group will run a week of Prayer and Devotion on the theme of Hope for the Environment. Christian, Unitarian and Bahai representatives will be running their own style of service on three of the weekdays plus an Opening…

  • Monday 8 November

    10 Years of Near Neighbours (Inter Faith event)

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester M3 1SX.. 10.30 – 13.00
    Celebrating 10 Years of Near Neighbours. As it is also a week before Interfaith Week 2021, the event will open with an official welcome from local faith leaders, followed by showcase of the work of Near Neighbours in Greater Manchester.…

  • Friday 12 November

    Inter Faith Friday Night Dinner

    London, UK. 19.00 – Friday 19 November 21.30
    CCJ is pairing local Christians and Jews with one another, inviting them to spend an inter faith evening together. Jewish hosts will entertain local members of Christian communities, and welcome them to a traditional ritual of the Jewish Sabbath.

  • Sunday 14 November

    Creative interfaith display

    The Donna Louise Hospice, 1 Grace Road, Trentham, ST4 8FN
    The Children and Young People at The Donna Louise Children's Hospice, have been decorating World Faith Symbols and have created a World Map and Treasure Chest, for an interfaith display at the hospice.

    We are using the…

  • Monday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week

    Little Aston Primary Academy, 36 Forge Lane, Little Aston, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 3BE. 0.00 – Thursday 18 November 0.00
    Raising awareness of Inter Faith Week in a primary school setting. …

    Meal to Celebrate Diwali

    Aldborough Primary School, 231 Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, IG3 8HZ. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils were served an Indian meal to celebrate Diwali.…

    Art and Poetry Competition

    Polegate Primary School, BN26 6PT. 8.00 – Monday 22 November 8.00
    We will be promoting a curriculum link between R.E., art and Literacy by holding and art and poetry competition. Children will have a week to submit a piece of art or poetry representing inter faith beliefs or of a religion…

    Interfaith Week Arts Competiton

    Salisbury Primary School, Salisbury Street, Walsall, WS10 8BQ
    Across the Week children will produce a piece of art that combines all of the religions to show that we are all united regardless of our beliefs. …

    Interfaith Assembly

    Preston Primary School, The Toose, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3SN
    Assemblies for children to celebrate the different faiths we have in school. …

    Strengthening cohesion in Luton

    Holy Ghost Catholic Church Hall, 33 Westbourne Rd, Luton LU4 8JD . 19.00 – 21.00
    A Covid-safe socially distanced event gathering people from different faiths during Inter Faith Week to celebrate Luton Council of Faiths (LCoF) completing 20 years since registered as an independent Charity and 25 years, since founded as Inter Faith Forum. And…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    10 years of Near Neighbours - celebration event

    Kala Sangam Arts Centre, 1 Forster Court, Bradford, United Kingdom. 11.00 – 14.00
    Celebrating 10 years of Near Neighbours and the diversity of West Yorkshire, focusing on the remarkable work of our communities. Bringing together different faith groups and ethnicities, this special event will celebrate the resilience of local people and give encouragement…

    Celebrating the Birth of Guru Nanak

    King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS. 11.30 – 12.45
    A celebration of Guru Nanak Ji's Gurprub (the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak) in association with King's Sikh Network. Lunch provided (Guru Ka Langar).…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Islam

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 14.00 – 17.00
    Celebrating and discovering within faith, join us and our students leading on Henna art and Hijab trying.…

    Tea-party

    Unity Centre, St Leonard's Rd, Rotherham, S65 1PD. 16.30 – 18.00
    All welcome to a friendly tea-party to find out what Rotherham Interfaith Group do, and how they spread love in our neighbourhood.…

    Preston Citizens Living Wage action

    Preston, UK. 17.00 – 18.00
    ‘Part of Living Wage Week’ and Inter Faith Week. Contact Davinia.jackson@citizensuk.org for details.…

    Students Shining a Light on Faith

    Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby, Kedleston Road Campus, Derby, DE22 1HR. 17.30 – 18.30
    A student created film installation is coming to the University of Derby Kedleston Road campus. The Multi Faith Centre building will be transformed into a backdrop for the student-led light and film installation that will share the importance and symbolism…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    Inter Faith Staff Network Launch

    St Bartholomew's Hospital, W Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE. 0.00 – 0.00
    A launch of the inter faith staff network for Barts Health NHS Trust. With speeches, music performances, and food.…

    Faith Covenant Celebration

    Brent, London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Brent Multi-Faith Forum and Brent Council came together to celebrate the Faith Covenant, first signed in 2017, pledging to respect each other's beliefs and planning how best to work together.…

    Celebrating Connecting Communities - 10 Years of Near Neighbours

    St John's Church, 4 Church Avenue, Southall, UB2 4DH. 11.00 – 14.00
    This event will showcase the partnerships and programmes throughout the 10 year life of Near Neighbours. We want to celebrate what community organisations supported by Near Neighbours have done to develop positive relationships in multi-religious, multi-ethnic areas, contributing to the…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Bowling Night

    Liverpool, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Different groups from across the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University attended a bowling night hosted by Find Your Steeple; the Anglican Chaplaincy.…

    Celebrating Diwali at RMA Sandhurst

    Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Camberley, GU15 4PQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Defence Hindu Network hosted a Diwali celebration at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, joined by colleagues from the Defence Sikh Network and the Defence Christian Network, as well as Defence Humanists.…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Hinduism

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 14.00 – 17.00
    Celebrate and discover the art of Turban tying, and its significance in the Sikh and Hindu faiths.…

    Interfaith Question Time

    St Luke's CofE Primary School, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND
    St Luke's Primary School in Beeston, Leeds, will be hosting an interfaith assembly to celebrate the diversity of faiths in the city. Faith leaders from various religious institutes will be answering questions from school pupils and teachers.

    Celebration of Inter Faith Week

    Hounslow House Civic Centre, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow, TW3 3EB. 18.30 – 20.30
    A meeting in person to celebrate Inter Faith Week giving an opportunity to meet and network with other local supporters. The event will include: a finger food (vegetarian) buffet; a short inter faith quiz; the launch of both an inter…

  • Friday 19 November

    Sikh celebration

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Preston PR1 5YP
    Celebrations of the birth of Guru Nanak, open to the public.

    Eden Interfaith Breakfast

    Eden Girls’ School, Waltham Forest | Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, London E17 5SD. 9.30 – 11.30
    The aim of the event is to promote further community cohesion and mutual understanding, peace and harmony between all faiths and none. We had initially scheduled this event last year in March but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we had…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Sikhism

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 13.00
    Celebrate Guru Nanak's birthday with Langur (the giving of food). An opportunity to celebrate and to try some traditional Indian treat.s…

    Inter Faith Week Reception

    Barking Elim Church, 93 Axe Street, Barking, IG11 7LZ. 18.00 – 19.00
    An event celebrating the value of faith-based social action and discussing the future of interfaith activities in the borough.…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Interfaith Field Visit to Places of Worship

    St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 10.00 – 17.30
    The UKIYN will carry out a field visit to St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, and share a meal in their inter faith tent structure. As the Steering Committee have some members who can’t attend in person, some discussions…

    Tree Planting

    Rectory Farm, Enfield, EN2 8AA. 10.00 – Saturday 4 December 14.00
    To mark 100 years of Lajna Ima'illah, the Women Auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, Lajna Ima'illah have a target to plant 100,000 (one hundred thousand) trees across the UK.



    Poster competition for Inter Faith Week

    Cynon Valley Museum, Depot Road, Aberdare, CF44 8DL. 15.00 – 0.00
    Poster competition for local children showcasing their interpretation of faith and belief.
    On the 20th November between 10am and 3pm Cynon Valley Museum will be celebrating Interfaith Week. Alongside the final of the poster competition, the Community Safety…

    One Voice Community Choir in Croston

    St Michael's Church, Church Street, Croston, PR26 9HA. 17.00 – 19.00
    Performances by One Voice Community choir and the pupils of Bretherton Endowed CofE School, with a raffle and refreshments.…

    All Faiths Network Inter Faith Week Concert

    Central Gurdwara London (Khalsa Jatha), 62 Queensland Rd, London W11 4SG. 18.00 – 21.30
    Our event will gather music, prayer and short talks from different faiths – all representing how faiths can, and do, work together and enjoy each others’ cultures, religious practices and spiritual understanding. It will be followed by a vegetarian meal…

    Celebrating 30 Years of Swindon Interfaith

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Highworth Road, Swindon, SN3 4QS. 19.00 – 20.30
    The event will be an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on our successes over the last 30 years as well as looking forward to the future.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    College Way, Ashford TW15 2XG
    Residents celebrating and learning about Inter Faith Week with art.…

    Celebrating in Sikhism - the Gurpurab (Birth) of Guru Nanak

    Sikh Temple, 207 Frodingham Road, DN15 7NS. 11.30 – 13.30
    A celebration of the birth of Guru Nanak, with food.…

    Faith, Music & Community

    St John's Church, Albert Road, Colne, Lancashire, BB8, 0RY. 14.00 – 16.30
    Experience a taste of the different cultures through live music, entertainment and a shared 3 course community meal.…

    Inter Faith Service

    St. Nicolas Community Centre, The Burys, Guildford GU2 4AW. 15.00 – 17.30
    A multifaith Service with presentations from the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh & Bahá'í communities. The theme will be “Humanity’s Awakening – rebuilding our World” .…

  • Wednesday 1 December

    Festival of Light and Lantern Parade

    Moreland Primary School, Moreland Street, Islington, London, EC1V 8BB. 11.58 – 23.59
    Pupils at Moreland Primary School took part in a festival of light and lantern parade to celebrate what we have in common as a community and share together.…

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