Activities calendar (Online 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.

  • Wednesday 14 October

    Diwali Rewind Celebrations via zoom

    York (online). 18.00 – Saturday 14 November 20.00
    The event will be showing a selection of performances from previous Diwali events, including children from York.
    Contact or …

  • Friday 6 November

    A Visual History of the Hajj from the Khalili Collections

    Tintagel House 92 Albert Embankment London SE1 7TY. 0.00 – Monday 30 November 0.00
    A UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Professor Sir David Khalili, has been a champion of interfaith understanding and intercultural harmony and appreciation. As an Iranian Jew who has assembled the world’s largest collection of Islamic Art and is knighted by two Popes,…

    Launch of Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 14.30 – 16.00
    Launch event for the Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme on Zoom, with the Lord Mayor; Cllr John Cotton, Cabinet Member; Kim Leadbeater (Jo Cox Sister), Ambassador Jo Cox Foundation.

    The event will include a BMAG Video;…

  • Sunday 8 November

    Spread a little joy project

    Bournemouth . 0.00 – 0.00
    Our Faith & Reflection team are marking Inter Faith Week by distributing knitting packs, free of charge, to members of the BU and AUB community as part of their ‘Spread a little joy’ project. These packs contain knitting needles, yarn…

    Inter Faith Video sketch

    London. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inter faith sketch.…

    Unexpected Connections

    To mark this extraordinary year and a different kind of Interfaith Week, we focused on ‘Unexpected Connections’. We received poems, drawings, written accounts and stories from our members showing how their involvement in interfaith work had bought about enriching and…

    Inter Faith Week Buddies

    Leeds. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    On a landline, mobile, or piece of tech near you!

    People from different faith/ belief backgrounds have been paired up for personal dialogue during Inter Faith Week.…

    Passing the flame of Hope, Unity and Healing video

    Leeds. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    A video montage, available to view on the Leeds Faiths Forum Youtube channel, Facebook and Twitter feeds…

    LFF Messages of Hope

    Leeds. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Messages of hope on Leeds Faiths Forum's Youtube, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

    Email if you'd like to get involved.…

    A Week of Poetry and Prayer

    Facebook - Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network
    We will be publishing, on Facebook, several different poems and prayers each day. These will be personal poems or prayers submitted by members or followers of Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith & Belief Network which have special spiritual significance to them.…

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The First 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 launch of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.…

  • Monday 9 November

    Inter-Faith Art Competition

    Oldham Play Action Group, OL4 3EU. 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    For Inter Faith Week children from Chadderton, Oldham, were invited to submit art on any one of the following themes: We have more in common than the things that divides us; What Buddhists, Christians, Jews, Hindus or Muslims believe; Festivals…

    Creating a virtual flower of faith and hope

    Greenhead College, Greenhead Rd, Huddersfield HD1 4ES
    This week is Inter Faith Week. To celebrate we invite all students and staff to send in their hopes for the future (5 words max), to be turned into a virtual flower of faith and hope. …

    Faith-a-licious Cookbook Display

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE
    NHS Digital colleagues will have the opportunity to cook / bake items which are either faith related or culturally important. Recipes and images will be published during Inter Faith Week in the form of a cookbook. …

    COP26 Interfaith Evening of Reflection

    Online Event - Register via Eventbrite. 20.00 – 21.00
    Hope for the Future and Faith for the Climate are the hosts of this event, bringing together constituents and MPs from across the UK to mark the previous start date of COP26, and reflect on the potential of the next…

  • Tuesday 10 November

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    . 11.00 – 12.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    Faith Leader Discussion - Faith in Lockdown

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 12.00 – 13.15
    Faith leaders will discuss how the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown has affected their faith practices, faith communities and their own faith. Faith in lockdown. To run a panel discussion made up of faith leaders and NHS Digital colleagues to discuss…

    Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Marc Chagall’s Paintings

    University of Southampton, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ . 18.00 – 21.00
    Online Inter Faith Week Lecture on Jewish-Christian Dialogue in Marc Chagall's Paintings with speakers Claire Le Foll, Associate Professor and Helen Spurling, Associate Professor …

    Better Together for a Brighter Future

    Scotland. 19.00 – 20.00
    This is a Scottish Interfaith Week event. For more information visit:…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Women’s book club Inter Faith Week session

    Touchstone, 4 Easby Rd, Bradford BD7 1RE
    Women's Interfaith Book Group meeting online for Interfaith Week, each sharing a poem that meant something special to us. …

    ‘Remembering for Inter Faith Week’

    4 Easby Road, Bradford. BD7 1QX
    Session on #Remembering for #IFWeek with our 'Art of Friendship' group, sharing our earliest & happiest memories, & memories of a time when we have felt God especially close to us, whilst making 'treasure boxes' in which to keep mementoes…

    Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 11.30 – 12.15
    The Multifaith Network would like you to attend a Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session on the 11th November which will be led by the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Leeds. The session introduces a method for developing calm abiding meditation using methods,…

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    N19 4DR. 19.00 – 20.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    The All Faiths Network Celebrates Inter Faith Week

    London (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Interfaith Week lasts from 8 - 15 November. Unfortunately this year we cannot hold it live but we can continue our tradition of having a range of artistic performances linked to religion with short talks or prayers from different religions…

  • Thursday 12 November

    Launch of 2021 Hampshire Interfaith Calendar

    Hampshire County Council, the Castle, Winchester SO23 8UJ
    Hampshire County Council celebrates Inter Faith Week with the launch of its 2021 Inter Faith Calendar. School pupils from across the county, aged 7-11 years old, were behind the artwork for each month.…

    Premier Radio Inter Faith Week interview with Aled Jones about music and faith

    Premier Christian Radio, 22 Chapter St, Westminster, London SW1P 4NP. 0.00 – 0.00
    Aled Jones has become passionate about helping people of all faiths and none find solace in sacred music and find wisdom in holy texts. His latest album, and the book that accompanies it, is called Blessings. Both draw inspiration from…

    Diwali in Harrow

    Headstone Manor & Museum, Pinner View, Harrow, London, HA2 6PX
    To mark Diwali this year, Headstone Manor & Museum are delighted to share an online exhibition documenting the festival celebrated in Harrow. The online exhibition features stories from individuals and businesses based in Harrow, representing various faiths who celebrate Diwali.…

    Jewish? Christian? Muslim? The Life and Times of Robert ‘Reschid’ Stanley. When family history unearths an astonishing journey of faith(s)

    Kirklees. 11.00 – 12.00
    Join Kirklees Libraries Writer in Residence Christina Longden talking about her Ancestor Robert Reschid Stanley.
    There will be a chance for three people to win signed copies of Christina’s books during the event – the first 3 people to…

    Hidden History of Faith; The Working Class Victorian Muslim - With Jewish and Christian Footsteps

    HD47DP. 11.00 – 12.00
    ONLINE TALK: Victorian England; Robert Stanley was a respectable, northern working-class man.
    He grew up within Ashton’s Christian Israelite sect – who strictly followed Jewish (Mosaic) Law.
    Robert was self-educated and became a grocer and tea-trader. He joined…

    Poetry of Connection

    . 14.00 – 14.30
    Colleagues of all faiths, beliefs or none share poetry that gives them a sense of connection, including a special reading from Permanent Secretary, Susan Acland-Hood. …

    Interfaith Irish Dancing

    Leeds University Union. 17.00 – 18.30
    This one is just for fun! An Irish dancing class aimed at complete beginners. Come and learn a new skill in lockdown!…

    Music and the spoken word

    Wales (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    We would like to invite you to attend an online evening of music, readings and personal experiences of faith.…

  • Friday 13 November

    Sharing a song for Inter Faith Week

    States of Jersey Police HQ, La Route du Fort, St Helier, Jersey JE2
    "As it's Inter Faith Week we wanted to share 'The Blessing', put together by the churches of the Channel Islands and including our very own PC Joel Bastable. Whether you follow a faith or not you'll still be able to…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Rally of Hope

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon's Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Community will present a video and story about their community.…

    Devotional on “Connecting with the Sacred”

    KW17 2NZ. 19.00 – 19.45
    This is a meditative programme of readings and music from a variety of different sources on the topic of "Connecting with the Sacred". It will take place virtually using "zoom". Please use the link given below. The programme is pre-prepared…

  • Saturday 14 November

    Wellbeing Café

    Weston-super-Mare (online). 12.00 – 13.00
    The North Somerset BME Network is a CIO (Registered Charity No: 1162483) that has been running for over 14 years. Based in Weston-super-Mare, it supports communities in all parts of the North Somerset district. This weekly online via Zoom Wellbeing…

    Virtual Interfaith Poetry Session

    Batley. 14.00 – 16.00
    The session will be a live stream onto the Poetry You tube Channel for anyone wishing to share poetry.
    Anyone who wants to share poetry or just join to listen can contact us at or visit our…

    Hope - a youth perspective

    . 18.00 – 20.00
    An event to give young people the chance to represent their faiths, celebrate diversity, and share our common humanity.
    An evening of celebration for Inter Faith Week on the topic of 'hope'. You’ll hear from youth leaders of different…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Guildford & Godalming Interfaith Forum’s annual Interfaith Service

    ZOOM Link. 15.00 – 17.00
    Our theme this year will be Mental Health in Challenging Times with speakers and devotional music from Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Muslim & Bahá'í communities via Zoom.
    Local Mayors will be attending.…

    Closing Celebration

    Medway (online). 16.00 – 18.00
    A closing celebration event for Inter Faith Week in Medway, featuring music, poetry, readings and story telling from people of different faiths and none.…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Inspirational Film Night

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon Interfaith and the Swindon Baha'i Community are proud to bring our annual Inspirational Film Night to a Virtual Audience.…

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