Activities calendar (In-person activities)

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2023. Some activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Monday 6 November

    Strangers and Pilgrims - C of E St Albans Diocese Inter Faith Week Event

    The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban, Sumpter Yard, St Albans, AL1 1BY (Entry via Visitors Entrance). 19.30 – 21.00
    You will have the opportunity to:

    • Hear “Strangers & Co-Pilgrims” from diverse backgrounds, sharing from their faith perspectives, what encourages them to engage with people of different faiths.

    • Meet and network with…

  • Saturday 11 November

    Durham Interfaith Student Network - Inter Faith Week Programme

    Durham Interfaith Student Network will be running a programme of events across the campus throughout Inter Faith Week.…


    Shree Prajapati Association, Bradford, BD5 9DN. 10.00 – 12.00
    West Yorkshire Hindu Police Association and Bradford Hindu Council are supporting Bradford's Council's Foster Children's care services with an event on the festival of Diwali.
    The foster children are aged between 4 and 15 years of age and all…

    Peace and Harmony Day

    St Faith's Parish Hall, West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QL. 11.00 – 13.00
    Our monthly Chat Café is celebrating Interfaith Week with a "Peace and Harmony Day" We will have small displays from members of the Lincolnshire Faith Council, as well as brief talks from community faith representatives and shared words of peace.…

    Peace and Unity

    St Francis Chaplaincy, University of Birmingham B15 2TT. 15.30 – 17.30
    An event with readings and reflections around the theme of 'Peace and Unity'. We encourage and welcome everyone to participate. Any musical instrument or readings from your faith that will make the space joyous and uplifting are welcome and much…

    Inter Faith Week Quiz

    Elvet Riverside 149, Durham. 19.00 – 21.00
    All Durham University students are welcome to join us for an inter faith quiz with prizes for each member of the teams coming 1st, 2nd and 3rd…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week at Sheffield University (BNBR)

    The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN
    The Belief, No belief and Religious Life centre will be running a programme of events for Inter Faith Week across the campus.…

    Inter Faith Week Programme led by Swansea Interfaith Forum and Swansea University

    Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP
    Swansea Interfaith Forum and Swansea University have collaborated this year to organise a jam packed week of inter faith events!…

    Diwali at Norton Priory

    Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
    On 12th November Norton Priory celebrates Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. Family friendly activities will include clay Diya lamp making and Rangoli pattern making. Mima Cornish from Hedgerose Healing will be creating an intricate and traditional rangoli pattern during…

    St John’s Specialist School Diwali Event

    St John's Specialist School, Church Street, Boston Spa, Wetherby LS23 6DF
    To mark Inter Faith Week, pupils at St John's will be learning about Diwali.…

    Fairfield Primary School Inter Faith Week Learning

    Fairfield Primary Schoool, Peel House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6TH
    Giraffe class will be exploring religious artefacts from different cultures and belief systems during Inter Faith Week. Pupils will create their own menorahs.…

    Interfaith Event to Celebrate Diwali

    Huddersfield Hindu Temple, 20 Zetland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2RA . 14.00 – 16.00
    An inter faith event to celebrate Diwali and Inter Faith Week 2023!…

    Facing Our Collective Shadow

    Weston Hub, Penn Hill Road, Weston, Bath, BA1 4EH. 15.00 – 18.00
    'Facing our Collective Shadow: An Inter Faith Conversation for Positive Change with Vicki Burke'. In this event Vicki Burke will talk about collective trauma and dislocation from one's past. She will explore her own search for personal and cultural reconciliation…

    Hope, Love and Service: A conversation on faith and justice.

    Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL. 20.00 – 21.30
    All students are welcome to join us as we dicuss hope, love and service in an inclusive and welcoming setting.…

  • Monday 13 November

    Inter Faith Week in school

    Thomas Buxton Primary, Buxton Street, London, E1 5AR
    In school activities …

    LSESU Community Space Opening

    LSE Faith Centre, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE
    To launch Inter Faith Week 2023 we will be opening a new community space and unveiling an inter faith mural. Feel free to join us for this event and celebrate Inter Faith Week!…

    Civic Prayer Breakfast

    Baths Hall Doncaster Road Scunthorpe DN15 7RG. 7.30 – 8.30
    As part of North Lincolnshire's series of Inter Faith Week events, North Lincolnshire Churches Together is hosting a Civic Prayer Breakfast for faith and civic/community leaders.

    Judaism Week

    Saint Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Whitehouse Road, Bircotes, DN11 8EF
    Celebration of the Jewish faith through visits, craft, talks etc …

    Inter Faith Week

    St Cecilia’s RC High School, Chapel Hill, Longridge, Preston PR3 2XA
    Various activities will be taking place across the school. There will be two trips to a mosque (year 8 in two groups). Baha’i speakers will hold an assembly for years 9-11. Sikh and Buddhist workshops will take place for year…

    Interfaith Lunchtime Activities

    Ousedale School, Aspreys, Olney, MK46 5LF. 13.15 – 14.00
    Students are invited to a lunch meeting to learn more about Inter Faith week.
    We will be trying foods from different faiths and creating a display of the importance of peace to different world faith groups.…

    Diwali Social

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PZ. 15.00 – 17.30
    We welcome you to join us for the festival of light: Diwali! Come along for an afternoon of music, games, crafts! Create and decorate paper Diyas and Rangolis to decorate your room with. Everyone is welcome to celebrate this important…

    Art Therapy

    Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip St, London, SW1P 4JU. 16.00 – 18.00
    How do you feel about being part of something bigger than yourself? Some people discover this through faith and a connection to God, while others find it in the vast universe, like the skies and the oceans. This can stem…

    Inter Faith Week celebration meal

    Burnley Football Club, Turf Moor, Burnley. 19.00 – 21.30
    This is an annual fund-raising meal. We will enjoy fellowship over food, celebrate activities held throughout the year, and highlight the success of various community groups with activities designed to build relationships between different communities. …

    Open Event at Cheltenham Spiritualist Church

    19 Bennington Street Cheltenham, GL50 4ED. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is an open door event being held by Cheltenham Spiritualist Church during Inter Faith Week.…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Roses for Peace

    Inside various venues for preparation & outside in six towns for distribution. 0.00 – Saturday 18 November 0.00
    Fifteen hundred white roses will be prepared and distributed by interfaith teams in six towns across Kirklees [Dewsbury, Birstall, Batley, Ravensthorpe, Mirfield & Huddersfield]. Each individual rose will have a label carrying words from different faiths highlighting the importance of…

    Open Event at Hindu Community Centre

    Cheltenham Hindu Community Centre, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4AY. 9.45 – 11.45
    An open event being held to mark Inter Faith Week at the Cheltenham Hindu Community Centre.…

    Inter Faith Week Celebration

    Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 10.00 – 16.00
    You are invited to attend our Inter Faith Week Celebration Day! Come and visit us upstairs in the Taliesin for a day full of fun, food, fashion, and faith! There will be a range of things to do such as:…

    What does it mean to live well together?

    1 Kirkby Terrace, Plymouth, PL4 8AA. 13.00 – 14.00
    Join Pastoral and Spiritual Support for a thought-provoking and inspiring panel discussion during Inter Faith Week as we explore the powerful question: "What does it mean to live well together?"

    In a world filled with conflicts…

    Diwali Celebrations (Network Rail)

    . 13.00 – 14.00
    Network Rail will partner with HS2 Reach Network to run a lunchtime event celebrating Diwali.…

    Sheffield University Random Acts of Kindness

    Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN. 18.00 – 19.00
    Join us for an evening event with random acts of kindness.…

    Panel discussion on cost of living

    Tramshed Community Hub, Digby St, Bethnal Green, E2 0LS. 18.00 – 20.00
    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum is hosting a 'Hard to Swallow' session which looks at the cost of living crisis and food security in Tower Hamlets. It includes food, panel discussion, stalls and speakers including Joanna Reid (CEO of Bow…

    Muhammad: Getting to know the prophet of Islam

    Grey College, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LG. 18.30 – 20.30
    Join us for an Inter Faith Week talk and broaden your knowledge of Islam.…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    St Jude’s CofE Primary School Interfaith Day

    St Jude's CofE Primary School, Portsmouth, PO1 2NZ
    Visitors from a multitude of religions have been invited into our school to discuss different themes/concepts around their religion. We also have music workshops and workshops led by our children in the school. Children have also been invited to wear…

    Diwali Dancing

    Cathedral Primary School, College Square, BS1 5TS. 9.30 – 11.30
    Indian Diwali Dancing: Children will build on their natural enthusiasm for movement and develop skills of coordination and teamwork. Professional dancers will get the whole class moving to the beat. The Kathak style is graceful and is treasured for its…

    St Gregory’s Church Open Event

    St. Gregory's Roman Catholic Church, 10 St James' Square, Cheltenham, GL50 3PR. 10.00 – 12.00
    This is an open event being held at St Gregory's Church to mark Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week Coffee Hub

    1 Kildare Walk, Leicester, LE1 3YH. 10.00 – 13.00
    People from all different backgrounds and faiths will be coming to visit and have coffee with us at the Haymarket. We will also be having arts and crafts sessions with crafts from different religions. We will have music sessions from…

    St Mary’s Open Event

    The Minster, St Mary’s Anglican Church, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3PL. 12.00 – 13.00
    This is an open event being held by St Mary's Anglican Church to mark Inter Faith Week. Join us to take part in a period of quiet reflection and prayer.…

    Kadampa Buddhist Centre Open Event

    Kadampa Buddhist Centre, 59 Whaddon Rd, Cheltenham, GL52 5NE. 13.00 – 15.00
    This is an open event being hosted by the Kadampa Buddhist Centre to mark Inter Faith Week. …

    Tea with the Vicar

    SS4 1RB. 14.00 – 15.00
    Informal afternoon tea with the Vicar - Rev Helen. We will discuss student's beliefs and views, using artefacts we have in school to talk about different faiths.…

    YMCA Open Event

    6 Vittoria Road, Cheltenham, GL50 1TP. 19.00 – 21.00
    An open event held by the YMCA to mark Inter Faith Week.…

  • Thursday 16 November

    Diwali Lunch and Learn Session

    Town Hall, George St., Luton LU1 2BQ
    Luton Social Justice Unity are celebrating Inter Faith Week by hosting a lunch and learn session which focuses on Diwali. It will have representatives from the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities who will reflect on why Diwali is so important…

    University of Wolverhampton Diwali Event

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna St, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY
    The Multi-faith chaplaincy at the University of Wolverhampton will collaborate with international students to organise a Diwali celebration on campus.…

    St Albans Faith and Culture Enterprise Interfaith Event

    Location details will be provided once attendee has registered by emailing 6.30 – 20.00
    St Albans Faith and Culture Enterprise (FACE) are hosting their annual event to celebrate Inter Faith Week 2023 on Thursday 16 November 2023. Each year FACE invites people from different faith groups across the District to attend and discuss the…

    Faith and Belief Awareness Day

    Isaac Newton Building, Brayford Campus, Lincoln, LN6 7TS. 10.00 – 14.00
    The University of Lincoln is pleased to work with the Multi-Faith Chaplaincy to put together a day event to increase the awareness of the different faiths and beliefs in the UK and at the University and to increase the understanding…

    Inter Faith Week Meditation

    31 St Saviourgate York YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    This event is an inter faith meditation held at the Unitarian chapel in York, 11am to 12pm. There is also an option to join over Zoom. The chapel will be open from 10.30am, contact Dee Boyle on 07761762967 or…

    Gas Green Baptist Church Open Event

    Gas Green Baptist Church. Russell St, Cheltenham, GL51 9HJ. 13.00 – 15.00
    An open event hosted by the Gas Green Baptist Church to mark Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Community Cafe, Exhibition and Football Match

    The St Lawrence Academy, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe DN15 7DF . 16.00 – 17.30
    Interfaith Community Cafe with a variety of stalls from the different faiths in our community, student presentations, fun activities and refreshments suitable for all. Also an interfaith community football match.…

    A Journey in Faith

    Grand Theatre Multicultural Hub Swansea SA1 3QJ. 18.30 – 20.00
    Steve Balsam - a Swansea born singer, songwriter and West End performer - will talk about his spirituality and faith journey with music. …

    Inter Faith Food Sharing Festival

    Lady of Good Counsel Church, 5 Peebles Way, Rushey Mead, Leicester LE4 7ZB. . 19.00 – 21.00
    Join us for our annual inter faith food sharing festival. Experience food from different cultures. Show off your own cooking skills by bringing food along to share with others and make new friends. Only vegetarian and vegan food will be…

    Cheltenham Quakers Open Event

    Cheltenham Quakers, Warwick Place, Cheltenham, GL52 2NP. 19.00 – 21.00
    An open event hosted by Cheltenham Quakers to celebrate Inter Faith Week.…

  • Friday 17 November

    Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre will be illuminated yellow to mark Inter Faith Week.

    Wellington Road, Enniskillen, BT74 7HL
    Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre will be illuminated yellow to mark Inter Faith Week. This will remind those who see it of the aims of Inter Faith Week.…

    St Andrew’s OH Primary School Pumpkin Party

    St Andrew's Primary School, Crescent Avenue, Over Hulton, Bolton, BL5 1EN
    Pupils at St Andrew's OH Primary School will finish Inter Faith Week with a pumpkin party. Year 1 will decorate their classroom with special Inter Faith Week decorations.…

    Building Bridges Preston

    Ashton Methodist Church, Wellington Road, Preston PR2 1BU. 18.00 – 20.00
    An open meeting of Building Bridges Preston, followed by a friendship meal.

    Gloucestershire Humanists Open Event

    Cheltenham Quakers, Warwick Place, Cheltenham, GL52 2NP.. 19.00 – 21.30
    An open event held by Gloucestershire Humanists to mark Inter Faith Week. …

    Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation Open Event

    Synagogue Lane, Cheltenham GL50 3PU.. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is an event held by the Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation in Cheltenham synagogue. Join the community as we welcome the Sabbath. Please register interest by
    email to

    Advent Spiral for Peace

    Chacewater Village Hall, Church Hill, Chacewater, Truro TR4 8PZ. 19.00 – 21.30
    Advent is a traditional season when Christians prepare for Christmas. A powerful custom at this time is lighting candles as a symbol of light shining in darkness and of good overcoming evil in the world. We reflect on the past…

  • Saturday 18 November

    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Inter Faith Week Event

    Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 2-22 Mill Road, Wellingborough, NN8 1PE
    Children from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will take part in an Inter Faith Week event to celebrate the five days of Diwali.…

    Spirals of Peace

    Chapter House, Chester Cathedral CH1 2DY. 10.00 – 12.00
    Join us for a gathering of storytelling and creativity based on the theme of peace.
    Individuals from different faith communities will speak of the meaning of peace in their faith.
    Delegates will create spirals using words of peace…

    Stories from our Faiths

    York Central Library Library Square, York YO1 7DS
    An event at the York Central Library / York Explore where short stories from different faiths will be read to children throughout the day. There will also be activities to do. Different stories every 30 mins. Refreshments available in the…

    Diwali Celebration (Booking required)

    York St, John University. 17.00 – 20.30
    This event is organised by the Hindu & Sikh Faith Advisors from the University of York St John. …

  • Sunday 19 November

    Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day

    Bristol, UK. 7 places of worship in the Faith Trail and many others as part of the Diverse Doors Open Day.
    Bristol Multi-Faith Forum (BMFF) is organising this year's Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day on Sunday the 19th of November 2023 from 9 am to 5.30 pm. The event is part of Inter Faith Week 2023. Bristol Diverse Doors Open Day…

    Light for Leeds

    Abbey Walk, Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
    Join us for our annual gathering to mark Inter Faith Week 2023 in the inspiring setting of Abbey House Museum. We will feature representatives of both religious and non-religious beliefs and value systems. The day promises activities, music, and food,…

    ‘Being a Good Neighbour’

    31 St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 14.00
    An inter faith service that will include various readings as well as contributions from the different faiths. There will be a zoom option for the service for those who can’t be there in person. Please contact York Unitarians on…

    South East Asian Cultural Event and an Exhibition of all faiths

    Zoroastrian Centre, 440 Alexandra Ave, Rayners Lane, Harrow, HA2 9TL. 13.00 – 18.00
    South East Asian Cultural Event with Exhibition of all faiths and Health and Wellbeing, Entertainment and Cultural Programme.
    Food and drink.…

    Faith, Family and our shared aspiration for Peace.

    60 Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6RB. 14.00 – 16.00
    An event to reflect on peace and our aspirations for peace. The event will include refreshments and time to chat. …

    Inter Faith Week Service

    Guildford United Reformed Church, 83 Portsmouth Road, Guildford GU2 4BS. 14.30 – 18.00
    Annual Multifaith Service with members of the Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Sikh and Bahá'í communities contributing scriptural readings, music, and devotional dance. The event will be followed by shared refreshment.

    The Mayors of Guildford, Waverley &…

    Interfaith Service

    Shree Ghanapathy Temple & Sai Mandir, 125-133 Effra Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 8PU. 15.00 – 17.00
    Guests will be welcome to join us for our normal Sunday Service in the Sai Mandir, including a celebration of Ladies' Day and the Interfaith Service. The service will consist of readings, prayers and songs by members of other faiths…

  • Monday 20 November

    Reflection and Celebration

    Hindu Community Centre, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4AY. 19.30 – 21.00
    An evening of reflection and celebration held at the Hindu Community Centre. This event offers us the chance to come together to reflect and celebrate Inter Faith Week 2023. Free vegetarian curry will be provided. We ask attendees for the…

  • Tuesday 21 November

    Inter Faith Tea Party

    Town Hall, Rotherham, S60 2TH. 16.00 – 18.00
    The event will start at 4.30pm with a welcome by the Mayor. The event will focus on bringing a more peaceful atmosphere to our town.…

  • Thursday 14 December

    Inter Faith visit with Shri Rajrajeshwar Guruji

    International Siddhashram Shakti Centre, 22 Palmerston Rd, Harrow HA3 7RR
    Inter Faith visit with Shri Rajrajeshwar Guruji at International Siddhashram Shakti Centre…

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