Activities calendar (Online activities)

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2021. Many activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ socially distanced in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Wednesday 10 November

    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…

  • Sunday 14 November

    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.

    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…

    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.…

    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.…

    “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

    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…

    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…

    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’.…

    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…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    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;…

    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:

    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,…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    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.…

    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…

    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).…

    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)…

  • Thursday 18 November

    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.…

    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. …

    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,…

    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.…

  • Friday 19 November

    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. https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/2021/11/19/why-faith-is-important-in-our-work-with-children-and-families/…

    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…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    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…

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