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 4 November

    Youth forum discussion video

    Voices of Faith Group c/o Diocese of Newcastle, Church House, St John’s Terrace, North Shields, NE29 6HS
    For Inter Faith Week, the Voices of Faith group asked seven young people from Muslim and Christian communities a few questions about what they were thinking near the end of 2020. The video contains their thoughts on this year, the…

  • Sunday 8 November

    Inter Faith Stories of Hope

    Bradford and Leeds. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Series of 6 daily videos celebrating West Yorkshire faith communities' response to COVID.…

    Interviews with three people of different faiths about faith and mental wellbeing

    St Albans
    For Inter Faith Week we spoke with three people of different faiths to ask what their faith means to them and how it affects their mental wellbeing.

    https://www.mindinmidherts.org.uk/interfaith-week-a-personal-look-into-zen-buddhism/
    https://www.mindinmidherts.org.uk/interfaith-week-a-personal-look-into-judaism/
    https://www.mindinmidherts.org.uk/interfaith-week-a-personal-look-into-christianity/ …

    Interfaith Week reflections

    Walsall. 0.00 – 0.00
    A series of four blogs by members of faith communities in Walsall: Revd Emily Reynolds; Ramandeep Kaur Sandhu; Imam Muhammad Mustaqeem Shah; and Revd Rachel Wood, including reflections about community spirit in Walsall.…

    IF Stories of Hope: Introduction and celebration videos

    West Yorkshire. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    Interfaith Meditation

    Leeds University Union. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Activities to complete in your own time during Inter Faith Week at Leeds University Union:
    giving to a food bank, hog-friendly lockdown litter picking with LUU Enviro-soc, writing to elderly people in care homes, Interfaith buddies and Leeds Stem…

    Towards a Better Understanding of Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham

    Birmingham. 17.30 – 19.00
    Sharing perspectives between Birmingham’s Jewish and Quaker communities, as part of Inter Faith Week. Speakers will talk about Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham with reference to Social Action and Welfare, Climate Change and Prison Chaplaincy. We will hear among others…

  • Monday 9 November

    Should Government do God?

    . 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    This seminar, with Dr Krish Kandiah, will explore how we can overcome bias and fear when it comes to engaging with faith. Run at BEIS on Monday 9th; FCDO on Thursday 12; and MOJ on Friday 13th.…

    IF Stories of Hope: All Hallows Church

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Touchstone

    Bradford
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Hindu Community Bradford

    Badford
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    Faith community messages for Inter Faith Week

    . 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Following discussion at the Faith Communities Forum of the Inter Faith Network for the UK, faith and community leaders were invited to issue messages which highlighted the vital contribution of faith communities to society – especially at this time of…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    TfL, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2AA
    TfL (Transport for London Staff Networks) celebrating Inter Faith Week. Feature tweet from Matiur Rahman, Lead Commercial Manager at: https://twitter.com/TfL/status/1327186425465495552…

    Countdown to the Glasgow UN climate summit 2021: Faith voices from Birmingham

    Birmingham Council of Faiths, B5 6DR; The Bridge at Waterloo, SE1 8TY (Online). 6.30 – 7.30
    This webinar explores how grassroots communities, especially faith groups, can contribute to more ambitious climate action in the run-up to the UN Conference (COP26) in Glasgow 2021. Our speakers - Shahin Ashraf (Islamic Relief Worldwide) and Dr Malcolm Dick (Centre…

    Community Safeguarding Forum Launch

    Luton UK. 13.00 – 14.30
    We’re launching our Community Safeguarding Forum during Interfaith Week this November, connecting local organisations, community groups, schools and places of worship to share updates, discuss general safeguarding concerns, best practices and priorities, and offer support and resources to improve the…

    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

    IF Stories of Hope: Unity Boxing Academy

    Bradford BD3 8EX
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: BEAP

    Bradford
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Khidmat Centre

    Bradford
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    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 and Religious Small Charities Meet Up

    . 13.00 – 15.00
    The Small Charities Coalition is hosting a special online meeting for Inter Faith Week 2020, asking:
    "Has COVID increased the connection between faith organisations?
    Is the perceived anti faith stance of some funders and government a barrier to…

    Realising Religious Freedom around the World

    UK (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    An #InterfaithWeek discussion on how we can help realise freedom of religion and belief around the world.
    With: Kiri Kankhwende - Press and Public Affairs Team Leader, Christian Solidarity Worldwide; Padideh Sabeti - Director, Office of Public Affairs of…

    Sharing faith and belief perspectives on racism and prejudice

    Devon (online). 19.00 – 18.15
    What can we learn from the Black Lives Matter protests? Join us to listen to diverse perspectives on racism and prejudice
    Engage in discussion and dialogue about faith, belief and unconscious bias. As Christians, Humanists, Buddhists, Hindus, Pagans, Muslims,…

    Religions during COVID-19: Spiritual and Practical

    Elmbridge (Zoom). 19.30 – 21.00
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum invite you to join this virtual event and hear how people of faith have gained strength from their faiths during these uncertain times.

    There will be speakers from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim,…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Interfaith Week Dementia Awareness Session

    Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester Essex CO3 3WG. 0.00 – 0.00
    Faith can be crucial for people affected by dementia as they go through their dementia journey. Yet often people with dementia miss out on being able to access their faith due to a lack of understanding on the part of…

    Has Interfaith effectively tackled Racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism?

    Preston. 0.00 – 0.00
    Hosted by Mohammed Ali Amla a conversation with Bishop Desmond Jaddoo, Akeela Ahmed and Jeremy Dable.…

    IF Stories of Hope: Black Health Initiative, Leeds

    Leeds
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Freedom for Girls

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Sharakat Project

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    Antisemitism and anti-Muslim hate discrimination training

    London . 12.30 – 14.00
    A free bespoke awareness training session for Councillors, faith leaders and those working in the community. …

    See Hear Respond - Faith in a Pandemic Learning Seminar

    . 13.00 – 15.00
    Barnardo's See Hear Respond Partnership is supporting children, young people, families and communities across England who have been impacted by Covid-19. During Inter Faith Week, Barnardo's and Action for Children, supported by the Association of Muslim Schools UK are inviting…

    Violence Against Women and Girls : An Interfaith Perspective

    OX3 9BJ. 18.00 – 19.00
    The CEO of Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC), Lisa Ward joins Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and Rev Kate Harford for an interfaith discussion about the role of faith in protecting women and girls from violence, and in perpetuating violence.…

    Faith in LGBT+ Community

    UK (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    Mosiac LGBT+ Young Persons' Trust has put together an event 'Faith in LGBT+ Community' for this Inter Faith Week hoping to elevate the voices for inclusion, respect and dignity. During the webinar that is due to take place over Zoom…

    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…

    “Love your neighbour but annihilate your enemies…” How to deal with controversial texts in our scriptures?

    Leeds. 19.30 – 21.45
    A Scriptural Reasoning activity, focusing on "Love your neighbour but annihilate your enemies..." How to deal with controversial texts in our scriptures? Focusing on the Christian, Muslim and Jewish scriptures.
    Featuring guest speakers:
    Professor Rachel Muers, University of…

  • Thursday 12 November

    IF Stories of Hope: Makkah Mosque, Leeds

    Leeds
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Sikh Elders Service

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: St Aidan’s Church

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    Inter Faith Week message

    Hindu Council UK Secretariat Office 22 King Street Southall UB2 4DA
    Reflections from national faith communities and their leaders in the context of #Interfaithweek.…

    Feature on the multi faith support provided by the hospice pastoral care and chaplaincy team

    St Barnabas House, Titnore Lane, Worthing, West Sussex BN12 6NZ
    Series of tweets about the multi faith support provided by the hospices Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy Team.…

    How do you feel about engaging with people of other faiths?

    Premier Christian Radio. 22 Chapter St, Westminster, London SW1P 4NP
    Do you feel threatened - worrying that they might try to convince you out of your belief? Or do you immediately go into evangelism mode - trying to convince them? Is it somehow fascinating to you to see where the…

    Testing Times

    Tower Hamlets (online). 12.00 – 14.00
    This Inter Faith Week will be very different to the ones that we are used to. Nobody could have predicted how much life would change due to the Covid-19 pandemic and this year we will be focusing on the importance…

    Celebrating faith communities

    London . 17.30 – 19.15
    City Hall and Near Neighbours invite you to join us in celebrating the work of faith organisations and their response to the impact of Covid19 on Londoners' lives. Faith organisations have played a key role in supporting Londoners to cope…

    Navigating Faith, Race and Identity in 2020

    . 18.00 – 19.00
    An Inter Faith Week discussion on how people of faith can navigate questions of race and identity in Britain in 2020. With: Rev Celia Apeagyei-Collins – Christian Pastor and Founder of Rehoboth Foundation; Cllr Awale Olad – Camden Councillor and…

    Interfaith Dialogue ‘Stronger Together: The Role of Faith Communities in a Crisis’ with Solent University

    Solent University, E Park Terrace, Southampton SO14 0YN. 18.00 – 19.00
    An Interfaith Dialogue organised by Solent University. Please email student.hub@solent.ac.uk for the Microsoft Teams link …

    Faith and Feminism panel

    Bristol University (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    The Women's Network and the Multifaith Network is proud to present 'Faith and Feminism'. In this conversation, we will be discussing the relationship between Faith and Feminism on our student-led panel We will be exploring faith has contributed towards their…

    What are Religions doing about Race Inequality?

    GU22 7BD. 19.00 – 20.30
    This event will be streamed via Zoom. Donovan Blair will give an introduction to the topic and guest speakers will be Rev Paul Davies, Christian; Mandisa Taylor, Baha'i; Rabbi Danny Rich, Jewish; Muneera Pilgrim, Muslim and Shashank Sharma, Hindu. There…

    Free Speech, Vigilantism, and Protecting the Rights of Religious Minorities

    Preston, UK (online). 19.30 – 21.00
    The Light Foundation . Guest Speakers:
    Imam Qari Asim MBE - UK
    Rabbi Jeremy Schneider - USA
    Ustadha Khola Hasan - UK
    Dr. Shaykh Umar al Qadri - Ireland
    Dr. Anne Moseley - UK

  • Friday 13 November

    Workshop for faith leaders on keeping young people safe

    31 Royal Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8RR. 0.00 – 0.00
    A workshop for Faith leaders about keeping Young People safe with inputs from ReSET, Greenwich Council, Fearless and Crimestoppers.

    IF Stories of Hope: More In Common

    Batley
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Circles of Life Women Together

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Hamara Centre

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    Inter Faith Unity - an article

    . 0.00 – 0.00
    An article by Imam Qari Asim Chair of the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board and imam at Leeds Makkah Mosque about the importance of inter faith unity during the pandemic. "Interfaith week is the perfect time to exemplify exactly…

    Domestic Abuse Awareness training for Church and Faith Group Leaders in Colchester

    Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester Essex CO3 3WG. 14.00 – 15.00
    During Inter Faith Week, Colchester Borough Council in partnership with J9 Domestic Abuse Initiative are offering a free online training session to local church and faith group leaders. The training session is intended to raise awareness and increase knowledge and…

  • Saturday 14 November

    IF Stories of Hope: Leeds Jewish Housing Association

    Leeds
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Good Shepherd Centre

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    IF Stories of Hope: Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara

    West Yorkshire
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, Wellsprings Together in West Yorkshire shared a series of videos celebrating the contribution of grass roots faith and community groups who have worked relentlessly during Covid to support one another and especially the most vulnerable and…

    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…

    Faith and Mental Health

    Old Kent Road Mosque. 18.00 – 19.30
    The theme for this year's annual Inter Faith Week event is 'Faith and Mental Health.' Will feature the following speakers:
    Hajjia Saidat Oketunde, Education Officer, MAN UK
    The Revd Ellen Eames, Priest in charge of St Christopher's, Walworth…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Tread Lightly event on food and waste

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 14.00 – 15.15
    Footsteps for a Low Carbon Future will be holding a Tread Lightly event on Food and Waste issues.

    Zoom programme with participants from different faiths

    All welcome.
    Please register through www.footstepsbcf.org.uk

    Covid-19 and Community Cohesion

    Wolverhampton. 17.00 – 18.00
    A conference.…

    Faith and the Aftermath of Crime

    Leeds. 17.30 – 19.00
    An exploration of Restorative Justice and Victim Support.

    Event to be held on Zoom.
    To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/y3bm5f88…

  • Wednesday 18 November

    Interfaith Support for local Community Centre in Chester, UK

    Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Rd, Chester CH2 3AP
    More wonderful Interfaith support for Hoole Community Centre! (Chester, Cheshire, UK)
    In its hour of need the HCC is experiencing an upsurge of warm-hearted support from the grassroots multifaith citizens of Chester – Staunch Atheists, Jews, Baha’i, Quakers, Methodists,…

  • Tuesday 24 November

    Unity in Crisis: diverse communities together in difficult times

    Online. 19.30 – 21.30
    Richmond Inter Faith Forum invites people from Richmond, Kingston, Hounslow and neighbouring areas - especially those from minority and refugee backgrounds - to join us for this special online event.
    We will hear from Dr Marissa Quie, an expert…

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