Activities calendar (Online activities)

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2022. 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 8 November

    Votes for Schools Inter Faith Week Question

    VotesforSchools, 2.4 The Leather Market, 11-13 Weston St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3ER
    For #interfaithweek this year, and with Christmas on the horizon, we asked 4-18 year olds if they thought we should all take part in more religious celebrations. Here’s how they voted:…

    Inter faith reflections on COP26: a Hindu/Christian conversation

    Bath. 19.30 – 21.00
    A conversation between Jasmine Khatri, Hindu Climate Action, and Rev Ian Souter, Christian Action For the Environment in Bath and North East Somerset (CAFE BANES), followed by discussion.…

  • Tuesday 9 November

    Faith at Work

    London, UK. 11.00 – Thursday 9 December 12.00
    This webinar highlights the importance of faith for some employees, why it is important to understand their beliefs and how to improve faith inclusion in your workplace.

    During this webinar we will consider:


  • Wednesday 10 November

    Inter Faith Week 2021 Photo Competition

    Bridgend, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 14 November 0.00
    1. Take a photo of where you feel most connected to your faith.
    2. Write a short caption, including the area name
    3. Submit by 14 November by emailing…

    Faith and Environmentalism: from Justice to Action

    London, UK. 19.00 – 19.30
    An online Clubhouse event discussing themes around environmentalism and eco-[inter]faith action, faith values and stewardship, and humanitarianism and clean energy.

    Speakers: Hajar Al-Kaddo, Researcher Associate at the Humanitarian Engineering and Energy for Displacement (HEED) project at Coventry…

  • Thursday 11 November

    Launch of new church buildings resource

    Working with the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the United Reformed Church has produced a new resource for local churches entitled ‘The use of church buildings by people of other faith communities’. The booklet has been launched in time for…

    Learn About Diwali

    20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT. 11.00 – 12.00
    An opportunity for civil servants from the Department for Education to learn about the origins and meaning of Diwali and enjoy music, dance, presentations, speakers, and a panel discussion.…

    Myth Busting: Islam

    20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT. 12.00 – 14.00
    A 'myth busting session' with the Department for Education Interfaith Network, for colleagues who may be uncertain or curious about Islam and would like to learn more about the religion and the impact Islamophobia has on Muslim people in the…

  • Friday 12 November

    Dharam & Diversity: A Sikh Perspective

    London, UK. 11.25 – 23.59
    An online webinar about the understanding, challenges, and opportunities about the diversity of life. With keynote speaker Dr Jasdev Rai, General Secretary of the British Sikh Consultative Forum, and Founder and Director of the Sikh Human Rights Group.…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust Inter Faith Week Prize Quiz

    Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon Hospital, Nethermayne, BASILDON, Essex, SS14 2NG
    The Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust chaplaincy teams have put together a short online prize quiz for staff to engage with major world faith and belief festivals and times of reflection. …

    Places of Worship Photo Competition

    Walsall, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Share or take a photograph of a place of worship in Walsall (of your choice) with a few words on what it means to you.…

    ‘Keeping the faith’

    Oldham Hulme Grammar, Chamber Road, Oldham, OL8 4BX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Staff and students have shared personal reflections on faith during the pandemic. …

    Sharing Veronica’s Story

    As part of its marking of Inter Faith Week, Weldmar Hospicecare shared the story of Veronica, one of its volunteer chaplains, via a special blog post.…

    Inter Faith Week - a blog

    Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Ruth-Anne Lena, Programme Director at UCL's Centre for Holocaust Education, reflects on the conjunction/proximity of Inter Faith Week, Remembrance Sunday and Mitzvah Day and the values and vital messages at their heart.

    Trust Nurse Services video

    To mark Inter Faith Week, Trust Nurse Services shared a short video about the Week on social media.…

    Strengthening positive inter faith relations

    Fanum House, 484 Derby Rd, Lenton, Nottingham, NG7 2GW. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    NATH is using this week to strengthen positive inter faith relations and increase awareness of all the special and unique faiths and beliefs in the UK.…

    Exploration of old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths & denominations

    Englesea Chapel and Museum, Englesea Brook Lane, Englesea Brook, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 5QW
    For Inter Faith Week the Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum is exploring old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths and denominations, celebrating that they still offer worship, community and learning. Throughout the week it is posting links to information…

    Interfaith competition

    Wirral Met College, Europa Boulevard. Birkenhead, CH41 4NT
    Staff competition on intranet. Staff invited to send in their most positive inter faith quote - the most positive quote will receive a shopping voucher! Wirall Met staff only. …

    Inter Faith Week social media series of contributions from faith communities

    NR30 2SW
    Inter Faith Week aims to strengthen good inter-faith relations, increase awareness of different and distinct faith communities and increase understanding between people of religious and non-religious belief. To help achieve this aim, we are posting a contribution from a different…

    Film Screening - ‘The Branches are Hope, the Roots are Memory’

    Bradford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    A screening of the short film 'The Branches are Hope, the Roots are Memory' by Sema Basharan, which explore Bradford's religious diversity, peace heritage and grassroots activism. Followed by a discussion and Q&A.…

    Daily Reflections- Interfaith Week starting on Remembrance Sunday 14th November through to Saturday 20th November 2021

    Redbridge, UK. 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    To mark this special week Redbridge Faith Forum trustees and local faith leaders have recorded a daily video clip reflecting on the topic of “Recovering and Reconnection”. These reflections are from their respective faith perspective.

    Inspirational Quotes from Different Faiths

    Windsor and Maidenhead, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Windsor and Maidenhead Community Forum will share an inspirational quote from different faiths.…

    Get to know the faith socs

    160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR
    This week is an an incredible opportunity for everyone, regardless of faith, to celebrate and highlight the diverse and vibrant community of faiths across campus. Meet our 10 amazing faith societies for you to join, with over 350 members, diverse…

    Celebrating Different Faith Perspectives

    Old Town Hall, King William St, Ewood, Blackburn BB1 7DY
    This Inter Faith Week, we’re celebrating the different faith perspectives that ESOL students bring to the classroom. One learner, Samira who came to Blackburn from Azerbaijan, said: “I love our class and I love our students because each of us…

    Inter Faith Week art series in celebration of Inter Faith Week

    A curated series of images by for Inter Faith Week, aiming to celebrate faith and belief unity with community cohesion through the Creative Arts. ArtSikh is grateful to be able to work with artists from diverse backgrounds and communities who…

    LGBT+ People of Faith

    Manchester, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    To celebrate both Inter Faith Week and Trans Awareness Week, The Proud Trust are sharing facts and images to highlight different LGBT+ people of faith.…

    Surrey History Centre Archives

    Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6ND. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Surrey History Centre have been sharing a number of pieces from their collections related to Surrey History and faith.…

    Faith Community Videos

    London, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    The Metropolitan Police are sharing short videos on their 'MPS Communities' Twitter, showing members of different faith communities speaking about the importance of inter faith in the community.…

    What faith can offer a secular society

    Hope Church, Villa Road, Luton LU2 7NT
    Inter Faith Week interview with the founders of Faiths Against Child Sexual Exploitation (FACES). FACES is Luton based Christian and Muslim partnership that’s been working to strengthen resilience in faith communities and enhance child sexual exploitation awareness since 2016.…

    Videos about Religious Organisations

    Braintree, Essex, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Braintree District Council are posting videos to their Twitter account of staff from various faith-based organisations and projects across the Braintree District.…

    Food Challenge

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Interfaith Council for Wales invited its members to enjoy a meat free week in order to reduce their carbon footprint and reflect on COP26. This was accompanied by scriptural passages and spiritual thoughts from different faiths, which were posted daily…

    Facts About Faiths

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    For each day in Inter Faith Week, Race Equality First shared facts about different faith traditions, as well as messages from staff about the importance of faith communities and inter faith, and links to video and audio interviews about faith…

    Faith Facts

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Each day in Inter Faith Week London South Bank University's Multifaith Chaplaincy posted facts about different faiths on their Instagram account.…

    FB series about the Week

    Church Street, Barnsley S70 2YW. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Facebook posts about the Week, its history and activity possibilities…

    Video - Aims of Inter Faith Week

    Stevenage, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Trust Nurse Services posted a short video outlining the main aims of Inter Faith Week.…

    Hospice celebration of support from faith communities and call for volunteers

    Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BL. 0.00 – 0.00
    This week (14-21st November) is Inter Faith Week, so we celebrate the contribution which members of our different faith communities make to their neighbourhoods.
    At Phyllis Tuckwell, we would not be able to provide our important supportive and…

    Videos About the Importance of Inter Faith

    London, UK. 0.00 – Monday 6 December 23.59
    Faith & Belief Forum posted videos of different staff and supporters speaking about the importance of inter faith, as well as the importance of faith to their own lives.…

    Chaplaincy and Hospice Care

    Worthing, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    St Barnabas Hospice and Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice posted a video of their Pastoral Care Lead speaking about the importance of chaplaincy in hospice care.…

    Hospice Displays

    Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Barlastan Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 3NZ. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Douglas Macmillan Hospice displayed a number of displays around their sites on the themes of similarity, difference and shared values. They also posted on social media about the importance of religious care in hospices.…

    Webinar - Faith in the Workplace

    Swindon, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    A webinar on 'Faith in the Workplace' with Innovate UK Multifaith Network.…

    Spiritual Thoughts and Recipes

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    The Interfaith Council for Wales posted spiritual thoughts from different faiths, accompanied by recipes.…

    Inter Faith Week board

    Lismore Comprehensive School, Drumgask, Craigavon, Co. Armagh BT65 5DU. 0.00 – 0.00
    Lismore Comprehensive School posted an image of the 'Inter Faith Week' board in their RE department to their 'RE @ Lismore' Twitter account.…

    Reflections on Key Individuals

    Belfast. 9.00 – Sunday 21 November 9.30
    Each day throughout Inter Faith Week, the Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum hosted reflections on key individuals who have contributed to inter faith understanding, such as Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama.…

    Highlighting different religions

    Leeds, UK
    As part of Inter Faith Week, Leeds Trinity Students' Union will highlight different religions and what each stands for on their social media.…

    One Planet, One People, One Future

    Medway, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    A virtual meeting on the topic of 'One Planet, One People, One Future', hosted by Medway Inter Faith Action (MIFA).…

    The Faith Response to COP26

    Sunderland, UK. 18.00 – 19.00
    An online meeting discussing faith responses to COP26, which contributions from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Quaker perspectives.…

    My Faith Journey - Atheist - Buddhist - Christian

    Preston, UK (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    This activity takes place via Zoom: ZOOM ID 323 275 0271 Passcode 123321 …

    The languages of Manchester’s Muslims and Jews

    Manchester, UK. 19.00 – 21.00
    Greater Manchester’s Muslims and Jews have a very wide range of languages as either their first or second language.

    Yaron Matras, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester and Honorary Professor at the Aston Institute…

    “Draw Your Breath” – meditation with a simple art session

    Hampshire, UK. 19.00 – 20.15
    Dr. Gil Dekel (Hampshire Police Force Chaplain), in a short meditation to follow your breathing, and then to draw it. No artistic skills required.
    There is also a Padlet to upload and share our ‘artworks’ after the meditation.

  • Monday 15 November

    Bitesize videos from faith and beliefs

    Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, CV34 5BW
    Short videos from a variety of faiths and beliefs either celebrating a particular November festival or sharing what 'Light' means in my/our faith or belief. The videos will be available throughout Inter Faith Week on the Trust's website and social…

    Schools Online Assembly  

    Kirklees Council . 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    Local faith leaders coming together for an online school assembly for Inter Faith Week 2021. Providing a school assembly that can be used in any setting. …

    Inter Faith Quiz

    7 and 8 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP
    Inter Faith Quiz covering an overview of faith / non-faith based questions…

    Virtual Inter Faith Week assemblies

    Philips High School, Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7PH. 0.00 – 0.00
    11U and 8U are delivering online assemblies on the theme #Interfaith week.…

    Sacred Spaces

    Bournemouth, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth will be using Twitter and Instagram to share thoughts on 'sacred spaces' from different people of differing faith/non-religious perspectives.…

    Reaching minority ethnic donors to join the Anthony Nolan register

    NE1 7RU
    At Newcastle Marrow, we know that we need more people from minority ethnic backgrounds to join the Anthony Nolan register and Inter Faith week is a brilliant chance to thank all the wonderful faith societies who have already worked with…

    Inter Faith Week article for the Harborough Mail

    Harborough Mail, 10 Headlands, NN16 8GA Kettering
    An article by Janet Smith, chair of Churches Together in Harborough, about Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week blog series

    Sporting Equals, Wellington House, Starley Way, Birmingham International Park, B37 7HB
    In honour of Inter Faith week Sporting Equals wanted to shed a light on the amazing work of the Breaking Boundaries project which seeks to build social cohesion and community ties across faith groups and ethnic groups through the power…

    Does Interfaith Work? A podcast

    Does Interfaith Work? It is Interfaith week in the UK and two practitioners, David Hampshire and Kitty O’Lone talk about the principles of the movement which can range from high profile diplomacy to local get togethers... Presented by Dr Ed…

    All In Good Faith

    23 Portland Pl, London W1B 1PZ
    As Part of Inter Faith Week, the Nursing and Midwifery Council held a special webinar entitled #AllInGoodFaith.
    This was the first time the NMC held an event during Inter Faith Week. It was hosted by Anthony Robinson, Assistant…

    Faith at The University of York

    University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Kelly Balmer, Community and Wellbeing Sabbatical Officer for the University of York Students' Union, posted infographics signposting three different aspects of faith at the University of York: places to pray on campus, partnered faith contacts in York, and the different…

    Creating new links and learning for hospice spiritual care

    Jersey Hospice Care, Mont Cochon, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3JB
    In honour of Inter Faith Week, Onespirit Interfaith Minister Emily Churchill and Church of England Vicar of St Andrews Church Mark Barrett have been reaching out to our Islands different faith communities to strengthen friendships and begin new ones. Such…

    Series on religious objects used by hospital chaplains in their work

    Bretton Gate, Peterborough PE3 9GZ
    This Inter-Faith Week we'll be sharing some of the different objects we use each week with our staff, patients and relatives of different faiths. Shared by the NW Anglia FT Chaplaincy Team which provides spiritual and pastoral care for patients,…

    Verse of a Hymn

    Bedfordshire, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Central Bedfordshire Council posted a verse of a hymn on behalf of Rev Andrew Hollins, Superintendent Minister, North Bedfordshire Circuit of The Methodist Church; and Chair of Churches Together in Bedfordshire.…

    Religious Fostering

    Rotherham, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Fostering Rotherham posted to challenge the myth that religious people cannot foster children, and to provide guidance on fostering children with different religious and/or cultural needs.…

    Chaplaincy Posts

    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, University of Herfordshire chaplain Fiona Souter posted prayers/quotes from BUddhism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism, as well as a video talking about the importance of inter faith.

    Inter Faith Discussion With Voice of Islam Radio

    Surrey, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Voice of Islam Radio hosted discussed the importance of inter faith on their 'Drive Time' show, including an interview with Raahim Zafar from The Faith & Belief Forum.…

    Inter Faith Week at British Airways

    Harmondsworth, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    British Airways Operations Team gave colleagues the opportunity to use their social feed to share about their faith and why it is important to them, with the opportunity to include a photo that best represents their faith.…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week - Blog

    Manchester, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Cath Barrow, Diversity and Inclusion Lead at Health Innovation Manchester wrote a blog highlighting faith in Equality, Diversity & Inclusion work.…

    A Message for Families and Supporters

    Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, 185 Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 0GB. 0.00 – 0.00
    Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice posted a video of Hospice Chaplain Revd Herbert Aparanga speaking about spiritual care, what it means and how the Hospice chaplaincy can help families during their time of need.…

    How Donations have Benefitted Different Faiths

    York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, York Hospital, Wiggington Road, York, YO31 8HE. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    York & Scarborough Hospitals Charity shared information about how supporter donations have funded items to benefit staff and patients of different faiths, such as prayer rooms and Staff Wellbeing Week.…

    Contributions from faith representatives.

    Walsall, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Walsall for All shared contributions from faith representatives about what inter faith means to them and the work that they do for Walsall's communities.…

    Cafcass Celebrates Inter Faith Week 2021

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Cafcass posted a blog speaking about Inter Faith Week and their staff faith network, with contributions from employees.…

    Quotes About Inter Faith

    London, UK. 0.00 – Wednesday 17 November 0.00
    Cafcass posted three separate quotes from employees about the importance of inter faith and diversity to their work. These were from: Jacky Tiotto, Chief Executive; Louise Jones, Chair of the Cafcass Faith Network; and a member of the Family Justice…

    Why Faith is Important to Me

    London, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Employees at RSM UK posted on LinkedIn on the topic of 'why faith is important to me'.…

    Online series of reflections for Inter Faith Week

    The Gateway, 85 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR. 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    Sharing a range of thoughts, reflections and information over the course of Inter Faith Week.…

    An Inter Faith Week thank you

    St. Catherine’s Hospice, Malthouse Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 6BH
    We care for families of all faiths and none, so #InterFaithWeek is an opportunity to celebrate our diverse community and recognise the shared values between us. We'd like to mark this week with grateful thanks expressed especially to Crawley Interfaith…

    Inter Faith Week message sharing and highlighting Essex Faith Covenant

    Council Offices, Princes Rd, Maldon CM9 5DL
    As part of #InterFaithWeek this year, we are supporting Inter Faith Week by encouraging people to post photos of themselves - either alone or with someone of another faith or belief - holding a card with a message about the…

    Celebrating Women of Inter Faith

    London, UK. 0.00 – Thursday 18 November 0.00
    Women's Interfaith network posted information about five different women who are working to promote interfaith dialogue and mutual understanding between faith communities.

    Love in Faiths

    Sheffield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Sheffield Hallam University Chaplaincy posted a Bible quote from Evangelical Faith Adviser Anderson Moyo as a reflection of what love means in all faiths.…

    Foundation Stones for Inter Faith Week

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invited people to create foundation stones based on the message of unity between different religions.…

    Watford Peace Garden

    Watford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Watford Museum posted images of Watford's Peace Garden, which was planted by Watford Interfaith Association in 2013.…

    Video - Respecting Each Other

    Hayes, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils from Yeading Infants and Yeading Junior School, Minet Infants and Minet Junior School, Hayes Park School; Grange Park Infant and Junior School and Charville Academy (Yeading Cluster) created a video about respecting other faiths, including images of pupil artwork.…

    Posting About Inter Faith Week

    Truro, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inspiring Women Network posted about Inter Faith Week, highlighting the growing diversity of faiths in Cornwall and asking their followers to share facts about their faiths.…

    Inter Faith Ministry

    Warrington, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    One Spirit Interfaith Foundation posted about the importance of inter faith and the connections that it can create.…

    Podcast - Faith and Belief at University

    University of Kent, Giles Ln, Canterbury, CT2 7NZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    This podcast looked at the impact of faith on campus, from the perspective of two faith leaders. They spoke about what faith meant to them, and how students can get involved.…

    Blog - Spiritual Care

    Weston Hospicecare, Jackson-Barstow House, 28 Thornbury Road, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 4YQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The spiritual lead at Weston Hospicecare posted a blog about the importance of spiritual care in hospice care.…

    Inter-house quiz

    Uffculme School, Chapel Hill, Uffculme, CULLOMPTON, EX15 3AG
    Online quiz about common themes amongst faith traditions. Each tutor group will contribute their answers, and earn points for their house. …

    Morning Prayer & Meditation

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 9.00 – 10.30
    Contemplative morning prayer and meditation in the Christian tradition with Father Tim Adouin, an Anglican priest in North and East Gower.

    A meditation session by the Centre for Christian Meditation follows morning prayer and lasts until 10.30am.…

    Faith Panel Event: Faith Leaders Challenging Misconceptions about their Faith Traditions

    7 and 8 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 4AP. 11.00 – 12.30
    Panelists will discuss misconceptions of their faith tradition (past and present), why there is a need to challenge stereotypical viewpoints (fact vs. fiction), and what their faith means to them.…

    The importance of Interfaith dialogue to promote respect and diversity and develop a more cohesive society - a discussion

    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB. 12.00 – 13.00
    The Equality Office is hosting an event together with the Chaplaincy, to discuss the ‘importance of Interfaith Dialogue to promote respect and diversity and develop a more cohesive society’.…

    Faith and the Climate: Environmental Faith Perspectives, Imperatives and Resources

    Her Majesty's Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Rd, London, SW1A 2HQ. 12.00 – 13.15
    A talk for civil servants with HM Treasury about faith and the climate, with insights and perspectives about the significance of the natural world for people from different faith traditions and the role that faith communities across the world can…

    Inter Faith Week panel - faith in the workplace

    Department for Health and Social Care. 13.00 – 13.45
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week, we will be joined by colleagues who will share their personal reflections on their approach to daily life from a religious perspective and how religion impacts colleagues in the workplace. We will also be…

    Social Prescribing Awareness Training for Faith-Based Organisations

    Colchester, UK. 15.00 – 16.00
    What is Social Prescribing? Sometimes, as well as or instead of medicine, what someone really needs might be practical help, a friend, physical exercise or good advice. Social prescribing means that this person can be referred to local organisations that…

    Chanting, prayers and inter faith discussion on theme of altruism

    London Buddhist Vihara, The Avenue Bedford Park, London W4 1UD . 16.00 – 18.00
    As part of UK's Interfaith Week, the London Buddhist Vihara organised a session of Interfaith Chantings,Prayers and Blessings. This year's theme was "Altruism in each religion". Head of the London Buddhist Vihara and the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain…

    Building Resilience and Understanding Sheffield’s Faith Communities

    Sheffield, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    This event will explore and showcase how a diverse range of faith communities in Sheffield have provided a wide range of support for a variety of communities throughout the peak of pandemic to present day.…

    ‘Loving Kindness in an Uncertain World’ - A Buddhist Approach

    York Buddhist Centre, 38 Gillygate, York, YO31 7EQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    We are living in turbulent times and, more than ever, we need to practise loving kindness towards ourselves and others. Join York Buddhist Network for this event.…

    Devotional Film Night

    Swindon. 19.00 – 20.30
    The Swindon Baha’i community will host an inter faith devotional and film night featuring short films and discussion. Please feel free to bring a prayer or reading to share.…

    Physical Wellbeing and Faith-Based support in Birmingham

    Birmingham, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    As part of a series of consultations, Health Commissioners at Birmingham City Council share their work supporting physical health in faith communities and hear contributions from faith communities on best practice for physical wellbeing, community needs and areas where public…

    LGBT+ Faith Gathering

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 19.00 – 20.00
    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…

    ‘Human Flourishing: Living Well in Challenging Times - a personal faith perspective

    County Durham, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Individuals from different faith traditions and belief systems will share their personal understanding of what it means to flourish as a human being, and how their beliefs and experiences have influenced their understanding and their ability to be resilient in…

    Celebration of Inter Faith Week and United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26).

    Crawley, UK. 19.30 – 20.30
    Local faith community representatives invited to present a brief statement which sums up their belief / interest regarding the environmental problems throughout the World that result from changes in local climates caused by Global Warming, together with one practical suggestion…

    Ask Me Anything

    London, SE1 9SG. 19.30 – 21.00
    Jodie, Jewish Enrichment and Engagement sabbatical officer, and Zaynab, Project Manager at Standup UK, are sitting down together to ask each other any questions they have about each other's faith, practices, beliefs, and everything in between. They will also be…

    Virtual celebration of Inter Faith Week

    Harrow, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    An Inter Faith Week Zoom celebration with Chair and other members of Harrow Interfaith and invited guests. With inputs from 9 faiths and words from the Mayor of Harrow and the Executive Director of the Inter Faith Network for the…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Blog - ‘Conversation, Collaboration and Connections’

    Oxford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    RE:Online posted a blog exploring the power of discussing religion and worldviews with friends.…

    Craft Activities

    Wakefield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    YPO posted a video demonstrating three craft activities for schools to use to create conversations and teach children about different beliefs and cultures.…

    Bristol Museums Learning Boxes

    Bristol, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bristol Museums Learning posted a photo of their World Faiths artefact box, which schools can use for R.E. lessons, along with a link to further information.…

    Inter Faith Week pointers for employer - a blog

    ENEI, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
    An Inter Faith Week guest blog by IFN's Assistant Director David Hampshire on pointers for Employers on faith in the workplace and good inter faith relations.…

    A message for Inter Faith Week

    The Mind Wellbeing Centre, 3-11 Drake Street, Rochdale OL16 1RE. 0.00 – 0.00
    This week is #InterFaithWeek - a week dedicated to raising awareness and celebrating our cultural and religious differences. It is a time where we as people embrace diversity and explore what it is that makes us who we are! Sharing…

    Southampton Places of Worship - Timelapse Video

    Southampton, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Southampton Stories (Southampton City Council Cultural Services) posted a short clip to social media, showing a photo timelapse of the city's Nanaksar Gurdwara from a Methodist Chapel, to a furniture warehouse, to a Gurdwara.…

    Teaching Resources

    Sheffield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Twinkl Resources posted a resource about teaching children about faith.…

    Readings on the Theme of Freedom

    Kendal, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    South Lakeland Interfaith Forum committee Zoom event of readings on the theme of freedom.…

    Signposting #LoveThyNeighbour project

    Dewsbury, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Kumon Y'all shared a tweet reflecting on their past #LoveThyNeighbour project, with a video.…

    Partnership working

    Lancashire, UK. 10.30 – 12.00
    Briefing / discussion around partnership working with local authority and health sector colleagues, aimed at Lancashire faith leaders - building on meetings that have been held over the past year. Will include: implications of changes to the Lancashire health infrastructure;…

    Inter Faith Week Chat about your experiences of religion in health and social care

    Solihull, UK. 10.30 – 11.00
    Come and join us for an informal online chat about your experiences of religion in health and social care in Solihull. …

    Faith Leaders Meeting - Lancashire Forum of Faiths

    Preston, UK (online). 10.30 – 12.00
    Contact. Peter Lumsden for joining details…

    Free Online Talk with Tameer and Gherado

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 11.00 – 12.30
    Join a discussion on 'Human Development from an Islamic perspective: the work of Emardev and its inter faith dimension'.…

    How Our Communities Fought Back Against COVID

    Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, 2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF. 11.00 – 12.00
    An event for civil servants, with leading experts in faith and community engagement telling the story of the work that communities have been doing and the challenges that they have faced.…

    Faith Places of Sanctuary Workshop

    Birmingham, UK. 12.00 – 13.15
    This workshop is designed for places of worship exploring what is involved in becoming a Faith Place of Sanctuary. We will hear about schools and a church that have become Places of Sanctuary. We will also hear from a mosque…

    Women, Faith, and Leadership

    20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT. 12.00 – 13.00
    With the Department for Education Interfaith Network. Women who have a faith, or no faith, and those who have different philosophies, will be sharing their experiences of how their convictions have helped them in their leadership journey, including how their…

    Inter Faith Week ‘Get-Together’

    CB10 1BP. 12.15 – 13.30
    A 'get-together' for inter faith dialogue and discussion.…

    Free Online Talk

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 13.00 – 13.45
    A free online talk on the topic 'My failed mission to find God - and what I found instead'.…

    Bring and Share Lunch

    Wolverhampton, UK. 13.00 – 14.00
    A bring and share lunch with Interfaith Wolverhampton. Guest speaker Emma Peters, Engagement and Communication Officer and the Clinical Commissioning Group for Wolverhampton, speaking about the engagement that they do as a CCG and ways to get involved with them.…

    Faith and Belief - Not Walking On Eggshells

    Westminster, London, UK. 13.00 – 13.45
    Living and working with faith and belief in the Civil Service: a dialogue between Cabinet Office, Crown Commercial Service and the Food Standards Agency…

    Seminar: Jewish-Muslim alliances combating Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, CB3 9BS. 14.15 – 16.00
    Cambridge Interfaith Programme welcomes Derviş Hızarcı, Program Director at the Berlin-based Alfred Landecker Foundation, for this UK Interfaith Week addition to our Interreligious Relations seminar series. Seminars are livestreamed from the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge.

    The Inter Faith Communities Responsibility to Tackle Domestic Abuse - Online Webinar

    London, UK. 15.00 – 16.00
    For this year's Inter Faith Week and to launch Faith Against Domestic Abuse Awareness Week (22-26 November), Faiths Forum for London are hosting an online webinar to discuss faith communities' responsibility in tackling domestic abuse.

    Speakers include:

    Fostering Inclusivity in Your School with The Faith & Belief Forum

    Star House, 104 Grafton Rd, London NW5 4BA
    Join F&BF; for an engaging CPD webinar introducing and modelling activities from our programmes, designed to support your school’s Years 4-9. RE/PSHE/Citizenship/RSE offer.

    Aim: To provide an overview of the multi-layered education programmes that F&BF; is…

    ENGAGE Network Launch Event

    London. 16.30 – 18.00
    Join the Faith & Belief Forum on Inter faith Week for the launch of our ENGAGE network and help us shape a better future for young people of faith in London. This network is for organisations who already work with,…

    3 Takes 1 Story

    Birmingham, B32 3NT. 16.30 – 17.30
    Hear from leaders and editors in faith-based journalism talking about the opportunities and challenges on reporting about their community, for their community and within their community.…

    Women’s Health and Wellbeing in Birmingham Faith Communities

    Birmingham, UK. 17.00 – 18.30
    Health Commissioners at Birmingham City Council invite you to share how we can collectively improve women’s health and wellbeing, share areas where support is needed and good practice from different faith communities, as well as areas in which BCC can…

    Parkes Institute Inter Faith Lecture

    Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Highfield Road, Southampton, SO17 1BF. 18.00 – 19.30
    Drawing on her anthropological work with initiatives in Muslim-Jewish dialogue in the UK, Yulia Egorova will talk about how the participants in these initiatives conceptualise the commonalities and particularities of their communities’ experiences. In this presentation and in conversation with…

    Inter Faith Quiz

    London, UK. 18.30 – 20.00
    An evening of questions to test your inter faith knowledge.…

    Called to Be Light

    Swindon, UK. 19.00 – 19.30
    Join the Christian Community for a 30-minute vigil on Zoom. …

    Mental Wellbeing and Faith-Centred Support in Birmingham

    Birmingham, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    As part of a series of consultations, Health Commissioners at Birmingham City Council share their work supporting mental health & wellbeing in faith communities and hear contributions from faith communities on best practice for mental wellbeing, community needs and areas…

    Abdul’-Baha, Champion of Universal Peace

    Medway, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    A talk on Abdul'-Baha, presented by Luz Moshtael and Hugh Hawkins.…

    Workshop - ‘The Role of Faith Within Healing’

    St Joseph's Church Hall, Braccan Walk, Bracknell, RG12 1HA. 19.15 – 21.00
    A talk on the role of faith in healing.

    19:15: Refreshments
    19:30 Introduction
    19:35: Speaker (Christian)
    19:48: Speaker (Baha'i)
    20:00: Speaker (Hindu)
    20:12: Breather
    20:17: Speaker (Sikh)

    Making War, Keeping Faith:  Poetic Reflections on War and Religion -  with Dr Mary Brewer   Online Event

    Leicester. 19.30 – 21.00
    This workshop will offer participants the change to gain insight into how those who have experienced war (either in combat or on the home front) have used poetry to explore the role of religion and the place of faith in…

    Hope for Humanity

    Solihull, B91 2DR. 19.30 – 21.15
    An online programme of readings, reflections, music and prayers for Inter Faith Week on the theme of Hope, hosted by Solihull Faiths Forum and Solihull Baha'i Community.…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    Many Hands Many Faiths Workshop

    The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square, Walsall, WS2 8LG. 0.00 – 0.00
    The New Art Gallery Walsall have uploaded a video workshop to their YouTube channel, showing how to create a banner displaying hand gestures from different religious and spiritual moments, such as prayer.

    Watch it here: /…

    Exploring and raising awareness of faith and palliative care.

    221 Hagley Rd, Stourbridge DY8 2JR
    This week, we are supporting Interfaith Week and we are working with our partners Dudley Group NHS Charity and the No Barriers Here team to explore and raise awareness of faith and palliative care. We will be sharing views from…

    Staff reflections on faith, nature and the environment and introducing a new staff interfaith network

    Somerset Diverse Communities, Viney Court, Taunton, TA1 3FB
    Some members of CCS staff are going to be reflecting how their faith sees nature and the environment. We will also be as introducing our new interfaith network – connecting faith and belief groups across Somerset. We want to collaborate…

    Inter Faith Week at ICIS

    Surrey, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Employees at ICIS attended a Zoom event with the Religion ERG, which included discussions about different faiths and a quiz.…

    Pockets of Peace - Sacred Spaces

    Bournemouth, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    A mini podcast episode featuring dialogue between a Muslim and a Christian about 'sacred spaces'.…

    Exploring Big Questions  

    Kirklees, UK. 9.00 – 12.00
    An online conference for secondary school students to explore some big themes for RE and the world. Explore ‘Reconciliation’, ‘Refugees’ and ‘Created Human’ from the perspectives of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

    Each theme will use a…

    Celebration of the life of Abdul-Bahá Servant of Mankind and Head of the Bahá‘i Faith from 1892 - 1921

    Fermanagh and Omagh. 10.00 – 11.30
    Free online talk by Carmel Irandoust, ex Secretary General of the Bahá'i International Community of the Holy Land, followed by a film screening of Abdul-Bahá 's life.…

    Faiths Working Together: Educational Resources for Six Faiths

    Birmingham, UK. 10.00 – 11.30
    Liz Dancey will be presenting resources the Arts Society has developed for 6 main faiths.…

    Rooots Diversity Quiz

    Leeds, UK. 11.00 – 12.00
    Join the Rooots team and take part in their Diversity Quiz to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    The team have written a quiz about 6 different religions. This is your chance to learn more about different faiths.

    Baha’i Meditation & Prayers

    York, UK. 11.00 – 12.30
    Baha'i meditation and prayers on a theme of 'Love and Unity - the purpose of all religions'. Includes meditation, prayers and readings followed by discussions.…

    Challenges with Equality and Diversity within Sport and Places of Worship

    7 and 8 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP. 11.00 – 12.00
    Our presenters will discuss Equality and Diversity issues faced within Sport and within places of Worship and the steps taken to tackle them.…

    Civil Service Race Forum Presentation

    London, UK. 12.30 – 13.45
    To mark both Inter Faith Week and Islamophobia Awareness Month, a civil servant and British convert to Islam delivered a presentation with their own personal experiences and reflections on being Muslim in Britain.…

    Scriptural Reasoning Session “Ecology and the Environment across Faiths”

    Platform Housing Group Ltd, 1700 Solihull Parkway, Birmingham B37 7YD
    To mark the Inter Faith Week (November 14th - 21st November) we are inviting colleagues along to a lunchtime Scriptural Reasoning Session.

    Our chosen theme is "Ecology and Environment across Faiths".

    All colleagues,…

    Inter Faith Week Event

    Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3AT. 14.00 – 15.00
    Join our BAME Wellbeing Champions – Isadora, Shivika and Jeevan - to increase awareness of the different and distinct faith communities amongst Cardiff University students, celebrating and building on the contribution which they make to the University and the wider…

    ‘Open Day’ online session

    Bolton Interfaith Council, Bolton Hub Bold Street, Bolton BL1. 14.00 – 15.30
    A chance to meet Bolton Interfaith Council members and to share news and ideas about current and future faith and inter faith concerns.…

    NCS x Faith & Belief Forum Panel Discussion

    London, UK. 14.00 – 15.30
    How do we create programmes that are inclusive, navigate questions about diversity and support young people from faith/belief backgrounds? The panel will discuss and share professional and personal reflections of navigating faith/belief (including non-religious beliefs) in a variety of settings…

    Faith in success

    . 15.00 – 16.00
    The Sikh Society will be engaging in Interfaith Week dialogue. The Sikh teachings in the Guru Granth Sahib Ji promote understanding that no one way has the monopoly on the truth. The conversation will focus on how faith values and…

    Messages for Inter Faith Week

    Norfolk, UK. 15.06 – 23.59
    Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Mental Health will be sharing messages from people of different faiths on their social media.…

    Kahoot! Social Quiz

    The Haven, Swansea University, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Skewen, Swansea, SA1 8EN. 16.00 – 18.00
    A faith-themed quiz via Kahoot with a social aspect at The Haven and online via Zoom.…

    Webinar on proposed reforms to weddings law

    . 17.00 – 18.00
    A discussion of proposed reforms to weddings law and their impact on faith based communities. Hosted by Nazia Rashid.…


    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B32 3NT . 17.00 – 18.00
    For #InterFaithWeek, Newman Chaplaincy and Newman Islamic Society invite Newman students and staff of all faith and no faith to join them for an hour of fast-paced conversation around #faith on Zoom. Email to book your place.…

    Assisted Dying: eugenics, euthanasia, and medicine

    Newman House, 111 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AR. 17.00 – 18.30
    Assisted Dying: eugenics, euthanasia, and medicine. An event for Interfaith Week on what is not just a faith issue. With Rabbi Moshe Freedman, Professor David Katz, Professor David Albert Jones, the Revd Dr Philip Miller, Mohamed Omer, and Prof Daniel…

    Interfaith Week at Westminster: Dis/obedience to the Earth

    University of Westminster Regent Street Campus, 309 Regent St, London W1B 2HT. 17.30 – 19.30
    A Themed Interactive Discussion Event (TIDE), hosted by the University of Westminster’s Interfaith Advice team, featuring a panel of speakers responding to the question: What works, and what doesn’t work, in raising awareness of the climate crisis in your faith…

    Fostering Friendship Workshop

    Brighton, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    The theme of this meeting will be “talking about dying”, and it's a follow-up to the Service of Compassion last month. There will be input from a variety of experts on death and also death support including a facilitator of…

    Activism and Intersectionality

    Oxford, UK. 18.00 – 19.00
    An online talk with journalist and campaigner Shaista Aziz, co-hosted by the Multifaith Chaplaincy with Oxford Human Rights Festival and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP).…

    What does ‘Light’ Mean to You Spiritually?

    Faith and Reflection Centre, Nuffield Theatre Cafe, Building 6, University Road, SO17 1TR Southampton, UK. 18.30 – 20.00
    While we remain faithful to Quaker insights we really value the wisdom of others’ Faith, Philosophy and Spirituality and are willing to learn from them. We invite everyone: Faith Advisors and Students from all backgrounds - to tell us about…

    Uniting the World to Tackle Climate Change; What can COP26 teach us?

    Preston, UK (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    Presentation & Discussion.
    Ian Holland – Advisor to the UN and member of the Baha’i Community. On Zoom. (See below for ID & Passcode)…

    Inter Faith Week webinar: Momentum for Change

    . 18.45 – 20.15
    A webinar for Interfaith week - Dr Alan Race, ‘Momentum for Change in the Christian Understanding of its place in a World of Many Religions.’ Alan is an Anglican priest and Chair of the World Congress of Faiths. He has…

    The Common Good

    Lancashire. 19.00 – 20.00
    An open discussion around the concept of the common good. Exploring the values that we bring to our relationships with people from other faith backgrounds and so to better understand the values that we share with those from other faith…

    Forbidden Food in our Faith

    Havering Synagogue, 25 Eastern Road, Romford, RM1 3FA. 19.00 – 20.30
    A talk on 'forbidden food in our faith', with faith perspectives from: Sidra Naeem (Muslim Chaplain); Linda Cain (Christian Speaker); Rabbi Lee Sunderland (Jewish Representative); Lakhvir Singh (Sikh Representative), Deepak Sharma (Hindu Guest); John Lesker (Baha'i Representative).…

    Climate Change Talk

    Medway, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    A talk on faith and climate change with the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.…

    Exploring and Reflecting on Solitude

    Braintree, UK. 19.00 – Sunday 21 November 16.00
    Two audiovisual online meditation sessions focusing on solitude.

    Wednesday 17th: 7pm
    Sunday 21st: 3pm…

    Baha’i Inter Faith Devotional

    Cardiff, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Baha'i inter faith devotional on the theme of 'The Environment and Us'. Sacred verses from different faiths will be read in Welsh with inspirational music.

    Fe'ch gwahoddir i Ddefosiwn (Cymraeg) Rhyng-Ffydd Ar gyfer Wythnos Rhyng-Ffydd y…

    Norwich Interfaith November Meeting

    Norwich, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Shan Barclay, a longstanding member of Norwich Interfaith Link from the Muslim community, will explain the significance of Zakat as one of the 5 pillars of Islam.…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Awareness raising of Multifaith Network

    6 Mitre Passage, London SE10 0ER
    Teach First has a MultiFaith Network. A FB post highlighting Inter Faith Week and how the MultiFaithNetwork helps teachers of all faiths, and signposting TF's other networks also.…

    Organ Donation

    Bristol, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    NHS Organ Donation posted to encourage people of faith to talk to their loved ones about organ donation and how it relates to their faiths and beliefs.…

    NPL Celebrates Inter Faith Week

    National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LW. 0.00 – 0.00
    The National Physics Laboratory (NPL) posted a short blog by Sebastian Wood, scientist and co-leader of the workplace Faith and Religious Diversity Group, discussing the importance of religious diversity in the scientific community and linking to an article that he…

    Article - ‘Does Interfaith Work?’

    The Woolf Institute, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Woolf Institute published an article by Director of Research, Dr Julian Hargreaves, and Research Fellow, Dr Katherine O'Lone, about the questions and problems related to inter faith dialogue.…

    Fire and Rescue Video

    Luton, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue posted a video of their Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager speaking about the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion and how their team helps staff of different religions and cultures.…

    Making Latkes

    London, UK
    A volunteer chef from Norwood Residential Homes led a Zoom latke-making session with Norwood homes, which were then delivered to Sufra with some information about Norwood and Chanukah.…

    Special Togetherness

    Northwood, London, UK
    Northwood United Synagogue held an inter faith Zoom event on 'Special Togetherness', with speaker Jonathan Powell, and the chief executive of Mitzvah Day. This was to mark both Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day.…

    Inter Faith Week at Cheshire Fire and Rescue

    Lymm Fire Station, Cliff Lane, Lymm, Warrington, WA13 0TD. 0.00 – 0.00
    A tweet from Cheshire Fire EDI. "Staff from Safety Central and Lymm Fire Station have been embracing Inter Faith Week 2021. They have written statements which have focused around learning more about religion, faith and culture".…

    Inter Faith Meditation and Mantras

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    An in-person and virtual meditation session hosted by York Unitarians.…

    Inter-Faith Group ‘Coffee-Morning’ (IF Week’21)

    Colchester, CO3 3WG. 11.30 – 13.00
    An Inter Faith coffee morning, taking place over Zoom.

    Trustee Duties and Security for Places of Worship

    London. 12.00 – 13.15
    The Charity Commission for England and Wales and the SAFE Programme by the Community Security Trust (CST) welcome you to a Security Awareness webinar for faith charities, in particular Places of Worship.
    The Charity Commission will introduce trustee duties…

    Why Faith Matters in the CPS? Faith Awareness Training Taster Session

    London, UK. 12.00 – 13.30
    An introductory workshop discussing: The importance of faith; Faith in the workplace' Relevance of faith literacy to the Crown Prosecution Service and Criminal Justice System

    Panellists include: Mustufa Field (Directory of Faiths Forum for London); Ifath Nawaz…

    Online faith quiz

    University of Salford, 43 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT. 12.00 – 12.30
    Online Faith Quiz for Inter Faith Week. Part of a series of activities for Inter Faith Week.…

    Panel Discussion on Faith and Death

    Department for Transport, Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Rd, London SW1P 4DR. 12.00 – 13.00
    With the Bereavement Network. This discussion will draw out similarities and differences in different religions’ responses to death and grief: a hugely important issue when faith is so central to how so many people experience bereavement.

    Free In-Person and Online Talk: ‘The Misconceptions of Faiths’

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 14.00
    Live panel and audience Q&A with Samuel Massiah, Ahmed El Hana, Cynthia Harper, Mandhir Gill, Mary Mihovilovic, and Usama Hasan, discussing the various misconceptions of faith that we all have.…

    2021 North Wales Inter Faith Forum

    Wrexham Glyndŵr University, Mold Rd, Wrexham, LL11 2AW. 13.00 – 15.00
    For faith/belief representatives in North Wales, or those who are interested in talking to people of different faiths and beliefs, and finding out more about inter faith projects.

    WGU Humanist Chaplain and N.E. Wales Regional Cohesion…

    Bereavement and Grief - Support Through Faith Communities

    London, UK. 13.00 – 14.30
    A look into how organisations and faith communities support individuals experiencing bereavement and grief.

    13:00-13:40 - The work of bereavement and grief organisations. Speakers: Ansa Eisa Ahmed (Hope Bereavement Support); Trisha Curtis (Jewish Bereavement Counselling…

    Inter Faith Week in the UK - Spirituality

    Department for International Trade, 3 Whitehall Pl, London SW1A 2HN. 13.00 – 13.45
    To celebrate this occasion and increase our awareness of different community beliefs, the Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and Hindu Networks are excited to invite you to a collaborative lunchtime event on the topic of spirituality. This event is open to colleagues…

    Faith and Justice - How Religion Can Impact on a Modern Day Career in the Criminal Justice System

    Crown Prosecution Service, Petty France, London SW1H 9EA. 13.30 – 15.00
    The CPS Sikh and Jewish networks will be working together to bring you a panel on the intersection between faith and justice in their faiths, with a range of speakers from the CPS and the Metropolitan Police…

    Interfaith Inter-Lockdown Quilt

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 14.00 – 16.00
    View the special quilt created by members and friends of the York Interfaith Group during the pandemic. This is an in-person and virtual event, giving you a chance to view the patches and hear all about them.…

    Inter Faith and Belief Webinar

    King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS. 14.00 – 15.30
    The multi faith and belief chaplaincy team at King's College Hospital NHS Trust has been working with the Trust's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team to explore setting up an inter faith and belief network in the Trust.

    Faith Communities and the London Recovery Programme

    London, UK. 15.00 – 16.30
    A dialogue about how faith groups can play a vital role in London's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.…

    Meeting of Faith Leaders and Public Sector Representatives

    47 High Town Road, Luton, Beds, LU2 0BW. 17.30 – 19.00
    Meeting of Faith Leaders and Public Sector Representatives.…

    ‘Unitarian - What’s That?’

    Reverend Stephanie Bisby talks about what being a Unitarian is all about and leads discussions.…

    Lecture & Discussion lead by a Buddhist Scholar

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 18.00 – 19.30
    Buddhist Perspective: A lecture on Daisaku Ikeda’s annual Peace Proposal to the United Nations (2021 Peace Proposal – Value Creation in a Time of Crisis)’
    Speaker: “Robert Harrap General Director of Soka Gakkai International (SGI-UK).

    Faith in the LGBT+ Community

    London, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    A webinar discussion surrounding the intersection of faith and LGBT+ identity, and looking at interpretations of religious texts that include LGBT+ persons of faith. We will be asking big questions around faith and the journey through rejection and reconciliation.…

    Interfaith Health and Wellbeing Event

    Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston LE18 2DR. 18.00 – 19.15
    Join us, faith leaders, faith-based groups and organisations in a conversation about the role that we can play to challenge health inequalities across the Oadby and Wigston borough. …

    LGBTQ+ Interfaith Social for National Interfaith Week

    London, UK. 18.30 – 19.30
    In honour of National Interfaith Week 2021, the Faith & Belief Forum are hosting an informal online space for LGBTQ+ people and allies of different faiths, religions, and non-religious beliefs, to celebrate together.

    You can expect icebreakers,…

    Coming to Rest

    Hereford, UK. 19.00 – 20.45
    With members of Herefordshire Interfaith Group. Join us as we draw on the wisdom of our spiritual traditions to help us explore this theme through readings, meditations, contemplation and music. All welcome - those of all faiths or none.…

    My Heart is in the East Storytelling & Poetry Workshop

    N7 9RB. 19.00 – 20.30
    Using interfaith issues in the MHiitE play (which is set in the Arab/Jewish/Christian world of 10th Century Cordoba) as a jumping off place, participants will receive inspiration, tools, writing time. There will be short performed poetic segments from the play,…

    Faiths Together in Croydon Celebrates Interfaith Week

    Croydon, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    Faiths Together in Croydon's first AGM as we move from being Council funded to becoming a ratified group. Join to give your views, ratify the constitution, and appoint officers for FTiC, and to celebrate Inter Faith Week. Will include speakers…

    One World of Our Faiths

    Cardiff, UK. 19.00 – 20.15
    An evening of music, readings and personal experience to celebrate Inter Faith Week.…

    COP26: Better Late Than Never

    Medway, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    A talk on faith and the COP26 climate change conference, with speaker Dr Kulwant Jhita Sing.…

    Fishbowl - The Religious Edition

    Birmingham, B32 3NT. 19.00 – 20.00
    Three friends from different religions will sit down together over Zoom to discuss everything from whether they could practice their religion in space, to holidays, and everything in between.…

    Atheism and Theism debate

    Preston, UK (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Philosophy in Pubs Southport Group representative speaks for atheism and Malcolm Craig, Preston Bahá’í community speaks for Theism. Contact. Malcolm Craig Meeting ID: 819 5092 2747 Passcode: 003637…

    Inter Faith Week 2021 Online webinar - celebrating interfaith organisations within our communities

    Vicarage Road Stadium, Vicarage Rd, Watford, WD18 0ER. 19.00 – 23.59
    Webinar with One Vision CEO Enoch Kanagaraj, Alan Lau of the Frank Soo Foundation, and David Messenger, EDI and Disability Access Officer, Watford FC.…

    Talk by Director of Research, Woolf Institute, Cambridge: Research, diversity and religion

    Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew Catholic Church, Nightingale Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1QS. 19.30 – 21.00
    This talks forms part of NHIFF's AGM, to be held in person in Hitchin and online, with the lead researcher of the UK's largest diversity survey.

    Questions to be discussed:
    How religiously diverse are we?

    Climate Change - COP26

    Welwyn Hatfield, UK. 20.00 – 21.15
    Keynote Speaker David Williams will discuss Pope Francis's Laudato Si for the Care of our Common Home, the Earth.…

  • Friday 19 November

    Inter Faith Invitation Weekend

    London, UK
    Following on from the success of our invitation weekend in November 2020, we propose to run a similar event this year as part of the national Inter Faith Week celebrations.

    Friday 19th November (12:15pm): Al-Emaan Centre (Keston…

    Inter Faith and its Role in Social Cohesion

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Jo Cox Foundation have published a blog post about the importance of inter faith connections.…

    Chaplain Messages

    Wakefield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Chaplains from Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust shared messages about what inter faith means to them.…

    Teach First Multifaith Network

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Teach First shared testimonials from teachers, with links to information about its staff networks.…

    Places of Worship

    Windsor & Royal Borough Museum, The Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, SL4 1LR. 0.00 – 0.00
    Windsor & Royal Borough Museum are sharing images from their collections of different places of worship in the borough.…

    Holy Books in the Houses of Commons

    Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA. 0.00 – 0.00
    The House of Commons posted, as its 'Friday photo' an image of the 15 different holy books that Parliament Members can choose from on which to swear their oath.…

    ‘Mary/Maryam: Gender and Piety in Catholic and Islamic Traditions’

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    A talk with Christian Muslim Forum on the topic of 'Mary/Maryam: Gender and Piety in Catholic and Islamic traditions".…

    Inter Faith Week blog

    Solent NHS Trust, Western Community Hospital William Macleod Way, Southampton SO16 4XE
    Inter Faith Week blog by Trust Chaplain Emma De'ath.…

    Why faith is important in our work with children and families - A Blog

    Cafcass National Office, 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF
    For Inter Faith Week, Chair of Cafcass Faith Network Louise Jones describes what faith means to her and why it’s important to think about faith as part of a person’s uniqueness.…

    Faith in Kind Cities

    Basingstoke, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of Lenovo's Kind City Project, four leaders of community projects with a faith context took part in a podcast discussing the role that faith-based communities can play in creating a kinder city.

    The panel…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    133 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QA
    This week we celebrate Inter Faith Week! With this, we want to increase awareness of the different and distinct faiths of all our employees and how this contributes to the rich diversity of our team.…

    Diverse Children’s Books

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Shade 7 Publishing posted about the importance of children's books that celebrate diversity and educate children about different faiths.…

    Faith-Based Children’s Books

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The creators of the book Hats of Faith shared a list of their favourite faith-based children's books, and invited their followers to share their own.…

    Inter Faith Week at Mind

    Oxford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Oxfordshire Mind posted about Inter Faith Week, highlighting their mental health services for people of different faiths.…

    ‘Story Tree’ Primary Schools Diversity Day

    Kirklees Council . 9.30 – 14.30
    An inter faith event for years 2 – 5 based around stories from different faith communities on the theme of trees. Pupils will be given the opportunity to meet faith representatives online or in person. …

    Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session

    7 and 8 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP. 11.00 – 11.45
    A virtual Buddhist Meditation Session which will be led by Adam Bowley from the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Leeds. The session introduces a method for developing calm abiding meditation using methods, relaxation, stability and clarity. …

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 12.00 – 12.30
    A short, 20 minute mindfulness practice led by Karen Wilson, one of our Wellbeing counsellors and regular meditator via Zoom.…

    Buddhist Chanting Session

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 12.00 – 12.30
    Theme: Chant to reveal your greatest potential

    Description: Nam-myoho-renge-kyo - the fundamental Law that pervades the entire universe and all life. Nam means to dedicate one’s life.
    Myoho-renge-kyo is the full title of the Lotus Sutra…

    Explore Interfaith through Art

    London, UK. 18.30 – 19.30
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Women's Association, Hounslow North Branch is hosting a light session using art to explore: "What does Inter Faith mean to you?"
    Feel free to send us your posters, paintings, any creative art or even a piece of…

    Friday Evening Service

    Medway, UK. 18.30 – 20.00
    A Friday evening service at Chatham Memorial Synagogue, broadcast live.…

    Rally of Hope

    Swindon, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    Join the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification for a short film and information evening.…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Sharing Books About Faith

    Museum of Norwich, NR2 1AQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Museum of Norwich shared an image of 'Revelations of Divine Love' by Julian of Norwich.…

    Online Inter Faith Retreat Day

    The White Eagle Lodge, Liss Forest, Rake, Hampshire, GU33 7HY. 10.00 – 17.00
    An online Inter Faith Retreat Day led by Jenny Miller (Interfaith Minister) and Anna Hayward (Minister, White Eagle Lodge), exploring how the Universal Spirit lies at the heart of all religions, and how the Ancient Wisdom of the spiritual light…

    Religious Founders Day

    LE2 3EQ. 18.00 – 20.00
    The Muslim Community in Leicester is arranging this seminar and has invited representatives from different religions. The speakers will be speaking on the topic "Love Thy Neighbour". …

    Faith and Environment

    Medway, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    A talk by Rev Nathan Ward, Kayleigh Ward, and Liz O'Hanlon.…

    Opening Ourselves to Joy and Compassion

    London, UK. 18.00 – 19.00
    Showcasing a video collaboration with the World Congress of Faiths, called 'Opening Ourselves to Love and Compassion'; first presented to the Parliament of World Religions Virtual Conference in October 2021. An opportunity to hear from speakers from different faiths, sharing…

    Quiz Night

    Slough, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    An inter faith quiz night for young people aged 11-18, with a chance to win high street vouchers. …

    Open Discussion Evening

    Medway, UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    An opportunity for everyone to share stories and take part and discuss how we can further strengthen the bon between people of all faiths and none.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Hospice Staff Messages

    Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge, CB22 3FB. 0.00 – 0.00
    Staff at Arthur Rank Hospice shared messages about what Inter Faith Week means to them in their roles at the hospice.…

    Brinsworth Academy Supporting Inter Faith Week

    Brinsworth Academy, Brinsworth Rd, Brinsworth, Rotherham S60 5EJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Brinsworth Academy posted a photo of some of their students holding Inter Faith Week message boards in front of their 'local places of worship' board.…

    Talking Therapies Berkshire

    Berkshire, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Talking Therapies Berkshire posted to mark Inter Faith Week, noting the importance of faith and spirituality to wellbeing.…

    Signposting Faith Engagement Officers

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Metropolitan Police's Community Crime Prevention, Inclusion and Engagement team signposted the Faith Engagement Officers for each Basic Command Unit around London.…

    Fashion on Film

    Stevenage, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Stevenage Liberal Synagogue hosted a Zoom inter faith talk called 'Fashion on Film'. This was to mark both Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day.…

    The Annual Interfaith Service - ‘Light after the darkness’

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    A virtual and in-person event that will be followed by a vegetarian lunch at 12pm to close the York Inter Faith Week, and a look at some photos of the Week's events.…

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

    Kendal, UK. 14.00 – 16.30
    BGKT holds an open meeting on the 3rd Sunday of the month (except December), from 2.00 - 4.30pm.

    BGKT Open Meeting Timetable available at

    Open meetings are led by lay teachers authorized to…

    Actions not Words: what can Birmingham do after the Climate Conference?

    Carrs Lane Church, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX. 14.30 – 17.15
    Speakers and small group discussions to follow up on the COP26 conference and consider our contribution in our faith communities.…

    Virtual Inter Faith Pilgrimage

    Watford, UK. 15.00 – 16.30
    A virtual pilgrimage through different areas of significance worldwide, as well as different places of worship across Watford. There will be a Q&A at the end.…

  • Monday 22 November

    Knowing me, understanding you

    C/O Clifton Community School Campus, Cranworth Rd, Rotherham, S65 1LN
    To mark Inter Faith Week, an activity for schools in the partnership for pupils to do one of the following: explore their own world view, interview two other people about theirs, or create an artistic representation of their own. The…

    Inter Faith Week Message

    Hull, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire shared a photograph of Revd Ben Norton holding a message board with a positive message about Inter Faith Week.…

    Caring for the environment, and our home, Mother Earth - Reflections on COP 26 from our different faith traditions, and the way forward

    Birmingham, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Interfaith readings, reflections from our faith traditions on COP 26, and care for the environment. Sharing from the floor.…

  • Tuesday 23 November

    Staff Diversity

    Bedford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Deo Volente Solicitors posted about the diversity of their staff, with a quote from founder and Senior Partner Mr Qamar-Ur-Rehman about the power and importance of diversity within their firm.…

    Poetry of Connection

    Department for Education, 20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT. 13.30 – 14.00
    Colleagues of all faiths, beliefs or none share poetry that gives them a sense of connection. Includes a special reading from Permanent Secretary Susan Acland-Hood.…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    Blog - ‘Having Faith’

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Liberal Democrat councillor Hina Bokhari has written a blog about the importance of inter faith and religious literacy as a way of tackling prejudice and discrimination against people of faith.…

    Blood Donation

    Bristol, UK. 11.51 – 23.59
    NHS Blood Donation posted about the importance of people of different faiths donating plasma.…

    Repairing the World - Zoom Forum

    Canterbury, UK. 19.30 – 21.00

    In Jewish teaching, any act of social justice by adult, child, student, artist, industrialist or environmentalist is seen as 'tikkun olam', a contribution to repairing the world.

    Our Forum (on zoom) will include speakers from…

  • Thursday 25 November

    Inter Faith Week Schools Event in Croydon

    Croydon. 13.00 – 14.00
    For primary and secondary schools age children across the Borough's schools, with their lead RE teachers, to take place over Zoom.

    We expect a child or group to come up with an idea to present on the…

    Let Earth Breathe, Plant Trees, Restore Biodiversity

    Ware, UK. 18.00 – 19.30
    Join an online event with both faith-based and scientifically minded speakers. The event will run as part of the 'Let Earth Breathe, Plant Trees' project. Expect to hear from speakers about the relationship that gender, faith and science have to…

  • Friday 26 November

    Representing the Wirral Deen Centre

    Liverpool, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Merseyside Police Community Engagement Unit posted a video of a representative of the Wirral Deen Centre and Liverpool's Muslim community speaking about her experience as a British Muslim woman and the work of the Wirral Deen Centre, as well as…

  • Tuesday 30 November

    Building Communities In and Around Faith Schools

    Department for Education, 20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT. 11.00 – 12.00
    A discussion with representatives from a range of different faith schools on the theme of building communities, both within their school and with the local area and other schools.…

  • Thursday 2 December

    Virtual Inter Faith Tour

    St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ. 10.00 – 14.00
    Staff at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Women Connect First attended a virtual inter faith tour to learn about how they can support all their patients physically and spiritually.…

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