Activities calendar (In-person activities)

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.

  • Tuesday 3 November

    Writing our thoughts about the importance of RE

    Oundle UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inspired by The Important Book, Laxton Junior Year 6 pupils write their thoughts about why RE is important on the school's woodland garden art wall.…

  • Saturday 7 November

    Scout Remembrance Service

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

    More information to follow.…

  • Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith Tree Planting

    Dewsbury. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    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…

    A virtual celebration

    Oadby. 0.00 – 0.00
    We normally celebrate Interfaith Week by inviting representatives from different faith groups to speak at our Interfaith event. With the current COVID-19 situation, we cannot hold our usual Interfaith Week event. Instead, some of the faith groups have shared their…

    Interfaith art competion: Faith in a Time of Crisis

    University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD. 0.00 – 0.00
    Art competition.…

    Inter Faith Week talks/training

    Merton Police HQ 15-23 Queens Road, Merton, London SW19 8NN. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Humanist and Hindu officers among others bringing their faiths to a meeting for the benefit of other officers, giving talks and answering questions. Officers were joined by members of our community to also share their views…

    Interfaith Arts Week

    Dartington C of E Primary and Nursery, Shinners Bridge Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6JU
    In school activity.…

    Inter Faith Week Assembly with Wally Howard video

    Elizabeth Selby Infants' School Old Bethnal Green Road London, E2 6PP
    Assembly with video talk by Wally Howard about growing up Jewish in the East end of London.…

    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…

    Visit a cenotaph or graveyard (individual activity)

    Wales (Wherever you are)
    It being an unusual Remembrance Sunday, take time to quietly visit a cenotaph or graveyard or other quiet spot to ponder and meditate.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the…

    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. …

  • Monday 9 November

    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.…

    Activities for Interfaith Week

    Coventry. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Activities relating to Interfaith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week at St Thomas More RC Primary School

    B26 3HU. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Each year group will focus on a particular faith and will explore their traditions and customs through fun activities. …

    Cumbria SACRE ‘Talking Heads’ for secondary schools

    Cumbria SACRE, Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD
    Cumbria SACRE members have recorded 'Talking Heads' by six representatives from different religions and worldviews. Secondary pupils from Dowdales School in Dalton-in-Furness and The Queen Katherine School in Kendal will watch the clips as part of RE lessons and other…

    Cumbria Inter Faith Quiz for RE teachers in Cumbria

    Dalham School, Milnthorpe, LA7 7DD
    A network of RE primary and secondary teachers in Cumbria will be carrying out an Inter Faith Quiz during lessons during Inter Faith Week. The photo quiz has kindly been created by an RE teacher from Dalham School in Milnthorpe…

    Different religions and their symbols

    Holy Trinity C of E Primary Academy and Nursery School, Middleton Road, Oswestry, SY11 2LF, . 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Learning about the different religions and their special symbols, Diwali and making stain glass windows.…

    Classroom activity learning about Sikhism

    Lapworth Church of England Primary School, Station Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, England B94 6LT. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Learning about Sikhs, Sikh beliefs and values through practical work and group activities.…

    Interfaith whole school worship

    Darwen BB3 2JA. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Collective worship with presentation about Inter Faith Week and value of 'respect'.…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    Tuxford Primary Academy Newark Road Notts Nottinghamshire NG22 0NA. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Our first Inter Faith Week has enabled us to all celebrate diversity as a community and to show respect for other people’s beliefs. Across the year groups, we have had the opportunity to link up online with members of the…

    Discussion in REP lessons and for quiz

    St Albans Girls School, Sandridgebury Lane, St Albans, AL3 6DB. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom activities.…

    Classroom and assembly activities for Inter Faith Week

    Frodsham Manor House Primary, Langdale Way, Frodsham WA6 7LE
    This week classes have been joining in with inter- faith week which is about looking at similarities and differences alongside how everyone can work together. Year 4 looked at the Jewish Festival of Sukkot. Year 5 the values which are…

    Cardinal Wiseman Inter Faith Week

    Cardinal Wiseman School, Potters Green Road, Coventry CV2 2AG
    This Monday marks the start of Inter Faith week and the RE Department are hosting a series of events and activities for all
    pupils across the school to participate in. Interfaith cooperation and understanding are vital in our increasingly…

    A week of inter faith activities

    Christ Church CofE Controlled Primary School And Nursery, Claremont Road, Birmingham B11 1LF. 0.00 – 0.00
    A week's journey of pupils' enhancing their knowledge and demonstrating tolerance of other beliefs and faiths, as well as taking part in some creative hands-on activities. Finale - children sharing their newly acquired knowledge with their partner class remotely. …

    Classroom activities for Inter Faith Week

    Wybunbury Delves CE Primary and Preschool Bridge Street, Wybunbury, Nantwich, CW5 7NE. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    A focus on the British Value of Tolerance and Respect of different Cultures and Religions in the course of "a journey around the world looking at faith and beliefs in different countries" finding out about places of worship, pilgrimage, beliefs…

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities and assembly

    South Bank Primary School, Poplar Grove, South Bank, Middlesborough TS6 6SY
    Each class focused on researching a different faith. The week focused on bringing people together to help improve understanding of faiths and share what we have in common. The children shared what they had learnt in a whole school assembly.…

    Inter Faith Week events

    St Columba's College, King Harry Lane, Saint Albans AL3 4AW · 01727 855185
    St Columba's College held several events for Interfaith week. At one of these, Head Boy Ahmad and Upper Sixth student Ifaz shared their faith experience with Form 3, enhancing 3's study of Islam and celebrating one of the many faith…

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Romsey Abbey C of E Primary School, 21-29 The Abbey, Romsey SO51 8EP
    Learning about different faiths, with activities including guest speakers appearing via video link due to visitors being prevented because of the pandemic.…

    Inter Faith Week learning and hand print art

    Archbishop Tenison's Secondary School, 55 Kennington Oval, London SE11 5SR
    A full week of activity celebrating Inter Faith Week, looking at the shared values within the world religions and putting the learning into hand print artwork. …

    Learning sessions on different faiths and beliefs

    Mayflower Primary School, Upper North Street London E14 6DU
    Learning sessions about Christianity with local Christian clergy by video link and a general learning session on different faiths and beliefs.…

    Learning about Muslim celebrations and creating henna art

    All Saints, Benhilton, All Saints Rd, Sutton SM1 3DA
    For Inter Faith Week, Y6 Beech class explored Muslim celebrations and created clay hands showing henna art and 6 Cedar have been exploring Buddhism. To celebrate the festival of Vesak (the birth of Buddha) the children made mandalas to symbolise…

    Learning about Sikhism and Judaism

    Longhorsley St Helen's C of E First School, Drummonds Cl, Longhorsley, Morpeth NE65 8UT. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Classroom learning about Judaism and Sikhism.…

    Celebration and learning for Inter Faith Week

    Long Lawford Primary School, Holbrook Rd, Long Lawford, Rugby CV23 9AL. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week in school over the week and learning about diversity, world faiths and how we are all different and special.…

    Learning about different faiths

    Hale Primary School, Hatchet Green, Hale, Hampshire, SP6 2NE
    Year 1 learnt about Hinduism, Christianity and Islam.…

    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…

    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.…

    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…

    Help the homeless in Cardiff

    Cardiff (Participate at home)
    Help the homeless in Cardiff by buying something from the Huggard Centre Amazon toiletries wish-list.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru…

    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,…

  • Tuesday 10 November

    Reading from the scriptures of another faith

    Wales (participate from home)
    Spend some time reading one or more sections of holy writings from another faith.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Inter Faith Panel

    Southampton UK. 12.00 – Friday 13 December 20.45
    Inter Faith Panel with Q and A Panellists include 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. …

  • Wednesday 11 November

    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. …

    Inter Faith Week live link up day

    Holmfirth Junior, Infants & Nursery School, 38 Cartworth Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2RG. 0.00 – 0.00
    For Inter Faith Week, Year 2 and Year 4 pupils taking part in a live link-up, as part of Diversity Day, including Remembrance.…

    Launch of Newham Forum of Faiths

    Newham, London. 0.00 – 0.00
    Launch of a new Forum of Faiths. …

    Interfaith Woodland Walk

    Blean wood, Rough common road, Canterbury CT2 9DD. 11.00 – 13.00
    An alternative to our originally planned woodland walk through Blean wood near Canterbury, with only our chair and two members of CANDIFA present to comply with COVID restrictions. Video recordings of the readings of spiritual texts from a range of…

    Plant something

    Wales (participate at home)
    Wherever you are, plant something.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of Inter Faith Week. Individuals are…

    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…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 4: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Jaap Alberts (ISKCON, Leicester) and Maureen Sier (Bahá'í, Glasgow).…

  • Thursday 12 November

    Interfaith Arts and Crafts and Cooking

    East Morton CE Primary School Street Lane East Morton, Keighley West Yorkshire BD20 5SE. 0.00 – 0.00
    Various activities including arts and crafts and cooking challah bread.…

    National Inter Faith Week 2020 Eden Girls WF Video

    Eden Girls' School, Waltham Forest Silver Birch and Landmark Houses, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow London, E17 5SD. 0.00 – 0.00
    A special video for Inter Faith Week with contributions staff and students at the school.…

    Act of gratitude

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Write down three things you are grateful for, being as specific as possible.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    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.

    Celebrating Christmas during Lockdown

    Trowbridge. 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of our Interfaith week (8th -15th Nov) celebrations we are hosting an event to explore how different faiths have been able to celebrate during the lockdown. Speakers include: Iris, Rashad, Fadou, Lindsay, and Tracey.…

  • 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…

    Exploring mandirs

    Manor Park Primary Greyhound Road, Sutton, SM1 4AW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 4 are exploring the features of mandirs to mark Inter Faith Week.
    https://twitter.com/manorparkschsm1/status/1327298156829302784…

    Inter Faith Week classroom activity

    St Joseph and St Bede RC Primary, Danesmoor Drive, Bury, BL9 6ER
    During Inter Faith Week, the children considered what makes a true hero and wrote letters of application for the job of ‘Greatest Bible Hero’ in role as Moses; justifying, with evidence, why he is considered a hero in the Jewish…

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Holy Trinity C of E Primary Academy & Nursery Middleton Road, Oswestry, SY11 2LF
    Learning about the different religions and their special symbols. As a class, making stained glass windows and celebrating Diwali, including making candle holders out of clay with Rangoli patterns and light lanterns.…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week in traditional dress

    Smithdown Primary School, Chatsworth Drive, Liverpool L7 6LJ
    Wearing traditional dress for Inter Faith Week.…

    Act of kindness

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Do a kind deed, and reflect on the recipient.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

  • Saturday 14 November

    Connect with someone

    Wales (wherever you are)
    Phone someone who comes to mind that might need you.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week and Diwali

    Crawley
    St Catherine's Hospice catering team produced special star shaped biscuits for patients and staff to celebrate both Diwali and Inter Faith Week…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Photography competition - What my faith means to me

    Overleigh St Mary's Primary School, Old Wrexham Road Handbridge Chester CH4 7HS. 0.00 – Friday 27 November 0.00
    School photography competition.…

    Mike Shaft interview on church and mosque twinning

    BBC Radio Manchester, Quay House MediaCityUK Salford M50 2QH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Mike Shaft chats to Ruth Watson and Tahir Mamood about their church and mosque twinning.…

    Inter Faith Week learning

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Ln, Widnes WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Marking Inter Faith Week by creating Mehndi patterns, by listening to a story about Diwali and learning about Sikhism.…

    Ahimsa Peace Garden - Planting for Peace

    Ahimsa Peace Garden, Harrow Recreation Ground, Roxborough Road, Harrow HA1 1PB. 13.00 – 15.00
    Bringing together different faiths and local groups helping to create a community garden by planting flowering bulbs in the newly opened 'Ahimsa Peace Garden' in Harrow celebrating the recent birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as recording Video messages…

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The Last Day on EAVA FM

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 15.00 – 18.00
    Special three-hour radio show hosted by George Merchant Ballentyne, marking the end of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.…

    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.

  • Monday 16 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom learning about Hinduism

    Vernon Primary School Clumber Road Poynton Cheshire SK12 1NW
    For our work on interfaith week, we learnt a little about Hinduism. The children found out about where Hindus worship and the names of some of their Gods and Godesses. They then created their own pictures of Lord Vishnu. …

  • Tuesday 17 November

    Learning about Jewish, Islamic and Christian special places - mosque, synagogue and church

    St Anne's RC Primary, Hylton Road, Pennywell, Sunderland R4 9AA
    Year 3 looked at the Jewish and Islamic special places. We looked at the Synagogue and the Mosque and compared them to our special place in church.…

  • Thursday 19 November

    Inter Faith Week classroom activities

    Salisbury Primary School, Salisbury St, Wednesbury WS10 8BQ
    Year 2 have been learning about Inter Faith week and have created stained glass windows with different religious symbols.…

  • Saturday 21 November

    Interfaith Talks

    Hope All Saints Romney Marsh
    Meeting people of different faiths or none for in depth talks. Inviting them and others to visit our developing Interfaith, multiracial and Humanist Sculpture Park…

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