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.

  • Saturday 30 October

    Discover Islam Day

    Friends Meeting House, 12A Queen Parade, Harrogate HG1 5PP. 11.00 – 16.00
    A Discover Islam Day, open to everyone to come and ‘Discover Islam’ in a friendly and informative manner. There will be light refreshments and snacks being served and, aside from the Exhibition, there will be activities such as Henna painting,…

  • Friday 5 November

    Inter Faith Tea

    King's College London, Waterloo Campus, Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH. 16.12 – 23.59
    Come along to chat about your faith or learn about other people's - or just relax and sample some tasty snacks from around the world. And, listen out for our 'Faith Disco' playlist, full of music from different faith traditions.…

  • 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.…

  • Thursday 11 November

    Outreach West London - Murder Mystery Dinner

    GIFTO's Lahore Karahi, 162-164 The Broadway, Southall UB1 1NN. 18.30 – 23.00
    Outreach West London have hired 5 actors from Murder Mystery Meals Company, who will be managing the event for us. From the moment our guests arrive, they will be immersed in the murder mystery plot. The five actors mingle with…

  • Friday 12 November

    St Andrews Church and Kehillah North London Shabbat meal

    Stoke Newington
    Kehillah North London invited members of St Andrew's Church to join them for Shabbat prayers and meal and to learn together. Part of a sharing programme organised by the Council of Christians and Jews.…

    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.

    Inter Faith Friday Night Dinner

    Durham University, Durham, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    An inter faith Friday Night Dinner activity, hosted by Durham University Jewish Society.…

  • Saturday 13 November

    Women Together Cook and Eat Session

    Ravensthorpe Community Centre, 24 Garden Street, Dewsbury WF13 3AR. 10.00 – 13.30
    Coming together to share traditional family recipes. Sharing the stories behind them and the enjoyment of food with friends.…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Coffee and a convo in the hospital Chapels

    Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Mytton Oak Rd, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Hospital staff and volunteers have been invited to visit the hospital Chapels to speak to a Chaplain to learn more about the service, how it is growing and changes being introduced to adopt a more multi faith approach. …

    Cookery demo with Suraiya

    Preston, UK. 15.00 – 17.00
    £2 contribution toward ingredients. Contact Penny Craig to book as places are limited to 15.…

  • Monday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week foodbank collection and ‘coffee and conversations’

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD. 10.30 – 12.00
    The SU and the Chaplaincy team are inviting people to join them this Inter Faith Week as they take over the usual Tea on the Landing to bring people 'Coffee and Conversations'. They will be collecting ideas on what faith…

    Cake, Coffee & Conversations

    43 The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EY. 11.00 – 12.30
    A coffee, cake and conversation morning, where the topic will be Inter Faith Week, as well as a discussion about some recent research by Dr Beth Rowley on the role of faith in caring for disabled veterans after World War…

    Dudley Religious Leaders Gathering

    Dudley Town Hall, St James's Road, Dudley, DY1 4HP. 14.00 – 15.30
    This gathering provides an opportunity for religious leaders in Dudley to network with one another and discuss the challenges of re-emerging following lockdowns. …

    Snack and Chat

    Faith and Reflection Centre, Nuffield Theatre Cafe, Building 6, University Road, SO17 1TR, Southampton, UK. 18.00 – 20.00
    All faith-based societies are invited to come along to a chill evening of games, crafts and snacks. There will be some games and crafts around, but feel free to bring along any games or crafts you want to share. There…

    10 Years Celebration Meal

    Usha, 338 Rossendale Road, Burnley, BB11 5BZ. 18.30 – 20.30
    With Speaker Afrasiab Anwar on 'Why Interfaith is important to Burnley Borough Council', plus stories from Near Neighbours groups.…

    Curry Evening

    V's Punjabi Grill, 1 Canal Road, Gravesend, DA12 2RS. 19.30 – 21.30
    An informal social gathering for any curry-lovers interested in building local inter faith relationships. …

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Ready Steady Cook

    The Grange School, Bradburns Lane, Hartford, Cheshire, CW8 1LU. 0.00 – 0.00
    A cooking session for pupils.…

    Coffee and cake awareness raiser around diversity and acceptance

    Western Community Hospital William Macleod Way, Southampton SO16 4XE. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of celebrating #InterFaithWeek our multifaith resource group hosted a coffee and cake break for staff to connect. A lovely halal and vegan friendly feast was also shared over coffee and conversations raising awareness around diversity and acceptance.…

    Inter Faith Coffee Morning

    Lighthouse Bethel, Caldmore Road, Walsall, WS1 3NQ. 10.00 – 12.00
    A coffee morning for women, with food, activities, henna art, stalls, and more.…

    Faith and Food Event (Sikh Religion) 

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Prospect Street Springwood, Huddersfield, HD1 2NX. 11.00 – 13.00
    For centuries faith has determined to a large extent the foods people eat. During Inter Faith Week we would like to raise awareness of different types of foods in the Sikh faith, what are the dietary requirements, learn why they…

    Covid Keeps

    Nishkam Civic Association, 6 Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9BH. 11.00 – 13.00
    As we move through Covid a new phrase called “Covid Keeps” has emerged. Encouraging us to reflect upon what we have learnt to value most during Covid and will embrace as we move forward. Through break-out sessions and collective discussions…

    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).…

    Tea and Cake

    Elvet Methodist Church, 8 Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL. 19.00 – 20.30
    Tea and cake with the Catholic Society and Joint Anglican-Methodist Society.…

  • 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.…

    Inter Faith Week Bake Off

    Parrenthorn High School, Heywood Road, Prestwich, Whitefield, Manchester, M25 2BW. 10.30 – 11.00
    A challenge for pupils and staff to bake or cook food that represents a faith. …

    Cuppa and a Chat

    Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, S1 1WB. 13.00 – 15.00
    A chance to have tea/coffee and biscuits and chat with Sheffield Hallam faith advisers. All faiths and none are welcome.…

    Student Interfaith Lunch

    University of Brighton, Brighton, BN2 4AT. 13.15 – 14.15
    Different Faith societies from the University of Brighton will come together to share a meal and talk about what it means to live out one's faith as a student today.…

    Faith in in Word & Action Discussion Group

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 14.30 – 15.30
    Join the chaplains in the Chapel Kitchen for drinks and cake and to chat about celebrating unity and diversity during Inter Faith Week.…

    Speed Faithing - Food and Friendship

    Food Village, DMU, The Gateway, LE1 9BH. 16.00 – 18.00
    A twist on speed dating; this event involves a series of quick rounds, ask questions, meet new people and talk about faith traditions and beliefs.

    Cook, Eat, Learn and Share Together with the social kitchen and create…

    The Shape of Things to Come

    University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham, GL50 2RH. 18.30 – 21.00
    Different faith communities will come together once again on Wednesday 17 November to mark national Inter Faith week.
    About this event
    2021's theme: ‘The Shape of Things to Come?’, will look at where communities and individuals find themselves…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Food Market

    The Grange School, Bradburns Lane, Hartford, Cheshire, CW8 1LU. 0.00 – 0.00
    A food market for pupils.…

    Inter Faith Week faith communities lunch

    Victoria Park Pavillion, Carr Road, Nelson BB9 7SS. 0.00 – 0.00
    Faith leaders and representatives from faith organisations came together for lunch and conversation and decided that it is something they would like to do more often!
    Conversation flowed from experiences during the pandemic, food banks and the wider community.…

    Sanofi Interfaith Day

    Reading, UK
    An Inter Faith Day to promote awareness and understanding of different faiths across the organisation. The day will include 'Thought of the Day' from different employees from different faiths, Faith Podcasts and fact sheets about the different religions. Activities to…

    Faith and Food Event (Muslim Religion)

    Zakaria Education Centre, 39 Warren Street, Dewsbury, WF12 9LX. 11.00 – 12.00
    For centuries faith has determined to a large extent the foods people eat. During Interfaith Week we would like to raise awareness of different types of foods in the Muslim faith, what are the dietary requirements, learn why they exist,…

    Lunch N Learn

    Faith and Reflection Centre, Nuffield Theatre Cafe, Building 6, University Road, SO17 1TR. 12.00 – 16.00
    If you would like to come along and hear some Jewish inspiration from Rabbi Zalman Lewis, along with some kosher food, come along to Lunch n Learn!…

    Drop-in Session for Faith Societies

    The Martin Luther King Multi-Faith Centre, Aston University, Colehill Street, Birmingham, B4 7EQ. 14.30 – 16.30
    Come and join the Chaplains as we mark Inter Faith Week. Share about your faith and learn about the faith of others. Refreshments provided.…

  • Friday 19 November

    A Taste of Faith

    Laurus Ryecroft, Lumb Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 7LJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Laurus Ryecroft has the opportunity to learn about some of the foods from certain religions and what they represent.…

    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

    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…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Inter Faith Week volunteering at the Hope Centre

    35-37 Campbell Street, Northampton NN1 3DS. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of interfaith week members of Niff accompanied by the Mayor served hot meals and food at the Hope centre.…

    Interfaith Walk

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5 Pelham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0HN. 11.00 – 13.30
    A fun, informal way to meet with local people of other faiths as we share together in a simple walk to visit some of Gravesend's faith community homes.…

    Langar

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 14.00
    St Mary's University Student Union served langar to students, collected from Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall.…

    WM Youth Interfaith (part of the Faith & Belief Forum) feeding people in need

    St. Germains Church, City Rd, Edgbaston, Birmingham B17 8LE. 13.00 – 15.00
    The WM Youth Interfaith team will be cooking a meal together and inviting people in need for a sit-down meal. There will be an activity, giving people the opportunity to do something together with the guests. …

    Faith and Food Event (Hindu Religion) 

    Huddersfield Hindu Temple, 20 Zetland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2RA
    For centuries faith has determined to a large extent the foods people eat. During Interfaith Week we would like to raise awareness of different types of foods in the Hindu faith, what are the dietary requirements, learn why they exist,…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day at Kingston Liberal Synagogue

    Kingston Liberal Synagogue, Rushett Rd, Long Ditton, Surrey KT7 0UX
    Kingston Liberal Synagogue took part in several inter faith Mitzvah Day projects, working with the local Muslim community. They finished by sharing tea and cake together.…

    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.…

    Storytelling Over Soup

    14th Walthamstow Scouts Group, 2015a Wood Street, Walthamstow, E17 3NU. 13.00 – 15.00
    Sharing penicillin, with stories of unity, to celebrate Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day.…

    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.…

    Borehamwood Foodbank during and after Lockdown

    Borehamwood Foodbank at St Teresa's Church, 291 Shenley Rd, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 1TG. 15.00 – 17.30
    A visit to Borehamwood Foodbank, with a tour of the base and storage and a presentation on the experiences of the Foodbank during lockdown, their Fuel Poverty alleviation scheme, and their plans going forward. Followed by tea and cake in…

    Friendship Meal

    Xaverian Spirituality Centre, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood. 17.00 – 19.00
    No lectures, no zoom, just delightful face-to-face conversations and light refreshments at Xaverian Spirituality Centre, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood. To help catering please inform oceandream1953@hotmail.co.uk if hoping to come.…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    Making Potato Latkes

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Fairfield Primary School made potato latkes to help learn about Hannukah for Inter Faith Week.…

  • Thursday 25 November

    Inter Faith Cafe

    Students' Union, University of the West England, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY. 17.30 – 19.00
    An opportunity to share food and learn about other faiths, talking freely to others about your faith or lack of faiths.…

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