Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2019 activity information is being added on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly!

  • Monday 21 October

    Inter Faith Devotions

    St Mary Barnes, Church Road, Barnes SW14 1AP. 19.30 – 20.30
    Representatives from different faith groups in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames will be sharing their favourite scriptures on the themes of Faith and Hope…

  • Tuesday 29 October

    Inter Faith Bulb Planting Ceremony at Middlesex University

    Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT. 11.00 – 12.30
    Some days ahead of Inter Faith Week, Middlesex University will be holding an Inter Faith Bulb Planting ceremony.
    The ceremony celebrates the establishment and growth of inter faith relationships in Barnet, and the commitment to a peaceful and inclusive…

  • Thursday 7 November

    City of London Corporation Multi-Faith Remembrance Service

    St Lawrence Jewry Church next to Guildhall, London EC2V 5AA. 12.30 – 14.00
    Join colleagues from the City of London Corporation Multi-Faith Staff Network for a special Remembrance Service at St Lawrence Jewry Church next to Guildhall, London EC2V 5AA, taking place ahead of Remembrance Sunday and Inter Faith Week 2019. The Service…

    Younghusband Lecture 2019: Where religion and globalisation meet: issues of change, belonging and aspiration

    Lumen Rooms, Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RS. 18.30 – 20.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2019, World Congress of Faith presents "Younghusband Lecture 2019: Where religion and globalisation meet: issues of change, belonging and aspiration".
    Guest Speaker will be Dr Annewieke Vroom, Lecturer in Comparative Religion and Philosophy…

  • Friday 8 November

    Introducing Inter Faith Week

    Cheam Common Junior Academy, Kingsmead Ave, Worcester Park KT4 8UT
    A whole-school assembly discussing different religions (6 RE days throughout the year - reflect on these and any other additional religions around the world)
    A whole-school homework project
    In-class activities - using of pupil voice: pupils talking about…

    Faith quiz (Inter-house competition)

    Uffculme School, Chapel Hill, Uffculme, EX15 3AE
    Every year the RE Department offers a quiz about world religions as part of the school's inter-house competition programme.
    In 2018, over 500 pupils took part! The intention is to raise awareness of the presence and contributions of different…

  • Saturday 9 November

    ‘All Together Happier’

    Haddon Hall Baptist Church, 22 Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 4TR. 10.00 – 17.00
    'All Together Happier’: A day on Inclusion for South London Inter Faith Group members and friends.
    This event will be an exciting, interactive, experiential opportunity to focus on and learn from people with learning difficulties who are often excluded…

    Acton Muslim History Treasure Hunt

    Acton Mosque, 2-5 Oldham Terrace, Acton, London W3 6LS. 10.30 – 14.00
    A treasure hunt around Acton Muslim History sites followed by a tour and lunch at Acton Mosque. Invitations exclusively to members of the Outreach Ealing contacts

    Teams of up to 6 (people of various faiths accompanied by…

    Inter Faith Festival of Light

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX. 18.30 – 21.00
    A unique way to celebrate Diwali - with an Inter Faith Festival of Light.
    Find out how different cultures celebrate 'Light' and the similarities that unite us all.
    This is a FREE event and includes FREE food, FREE…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Launch of Anne Frank Exhibition at Halifax Minster

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 10.00 – Friday 22 November 16.00
    Public exhibition to be launched by Rabbi Reuben Silverman in Halifax Minster at the Civic Remembrance Day Service on Remembrance Sunday beginning at 10.45am at the Cenotaph and then in the Minster at 11.15am. The exhibition will be open every…

    Christian Science Church Service and Open Afternoon

    Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Birmingham, 4 The Wharf, Bridge Street, Birmingham B1 2JS. 10.30 – 15.30
    Open Day with invitation to attend a one hour church service between 10.30am and 11.30am. Opportunity to look around the church after 11.30am with members and Sunday School pupils on hand to answer questions about our faith and practice.…

    Tread Softly

    Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL. 14.00 – 16.00
    The event will consist of various presentations on stage from different faith communities, using such things as music, song, drama, spoken word and poetry. The space will be arranged with round tables and chairs to encourage friendship between people of…

    Inter Faith Family Fortunes

    Clifton Road Mosque, 17 Clifton Road, Balsall Heath, Birmigham, B12 8SX. 17.00 – 19.30
    Join us on Sunday 10th November 2019 for a round of Inter Faith Family Fortunes at Clifton Road Mosque.
    Schedule of Events:
    5.00 pm - Registration
    5.15 pm - Quranic Recitation
    5.20 pm - Introduction

    Who was Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him)

    Paddock Village Hall, West View, Paddock, Huddersfield HD1 4TX. 18.00 – 20.00
    Come and learn about the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him), who has been ranked as number 1 by Michael Hart in his book of the Worlds Most Influential People. …

    Multi—Faith Remembrance Day Service

    Harmony House , Ross Walk , Leicester, LE4 5HH. 18.00 – 20.00
    The Sikh Welfare and Cultural Society Leicester UK is organising this Multi-Faith Remembrance Day Service in Spiritual Harmony House , Ross Walk off Belgrave Road Leicester LE4 5HH on Sunday, 10th November at 6.00pm at the start of Inter Faith…

    Inter Faith Week Service and Kosher Meal

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE. 18.15 – 20.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Sunday service at the Chapel Michaelmas, St Hugh's College (Oxford) will be held by Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler, and it will take the form of an Inter Faith Service, followed by a Kosher Meal. …

  • Monday 11 November

    Inter Faith Learning and Celebration Events

    St Catherine's Hospice, Malthouse Road, Crawley, RH10 6BH
    At St Catherine's Hospice, we will have a stand in a staff/public area all week which will have information, artifacts, and reflective material and the opportunity to write a message/greeting for Inter Faith Week...
    We will also have a…

    Spirituality Professional Open Day

    Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Lark Rise, Loughborough, LE11 2HS. 10.30 – 14.30
    An event for professionals working in community support and palliative care within the East Midlands to engage with faith leaders and health professionals while enhancing your knowledge and understanding of palliative spiritual care.

    During the day, there…

    Cicely Haughton Faith Weeks

    Cicely Haughton School, Westwood Manor, Mill Lane, Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0BX
    Cicely Haughton School has five faith weeks a year, of which two are multi-faith weeks.…

    Guest speakers at the Deanery CE Academy

    The Deanery CE Academy, Swindon, SN1 7DA
    These are not open to the public - we have 3 external speakers coming into our school to give presentations on 'shared values'. As a CoE school, we are keen make links with other faith communities & display all those…

    Interfaith Activities - During week

    Pield Heath House School, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, Middx, UB8 3NW
    A variety of activities across the school to mark Inter Faith Week. …

    Diverse Open Doors - Greek Orthodox Church, Community Opening

    The Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangle Michael, 8 Westbrook Cottages, Margate, CT9 5BE, Kent. 11.15 – 13.00
    The Greek Orthodox Chuch in Margate is opening up to the community for Inter Faith Week.
    Visitors will have the opportunity to find out more about the church, and how people worship within the Orthodox community.

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers

    Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), Level 4 (Main Entrance) Sanctuary, Horfield Road, Avon, Bristol, BS2 8ED. 12.00 – 12.30
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers.…

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Muslim Prayers (Dua)

    Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, The Prayer Room, Level 4 Sanctuary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ. 12.30 – 13.00
    An opportunity to either participate in or observe Muslim Prayers (Dua) at the University Hospitals Bristol. …

    Where do we go from here? Queerness and Faith

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH. 18.30 – 20.30
    What does it mean to be queer and religious? What happens when faith, sexuality, and gender identity meet?

    This panel discussion brings together artists from a range of religious backgrounds and practices to talk about what…

    Stafford and District Friends of Faith Festival of Peace

    Oddfellows Hall, Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2HP. 18.30 – 20.45
    The theme of this year's Festival of Peace is 'Sharing common ground, celebrating difference’. The Festival begins with sharing food at 6.30. Local faith groups and organisations working to promote positive relationships within the local community will be available to…

    Bradford Interfaith Prayer for Peace

    Khidmat Centre, Spencer Road, Bradford, BD7 2EU. 19.00 – 20.30
    People from different faiths meet on 11th of each month to pray for peace in the world.
    We use readings from the scriptures of different faiths and from modern "saints".
    Our prayers are followed by a shared vegetarian…

    Inter Faith Devotions

    St Mary’s Barnes Church Rd, Barnes, London SW13 9HL. 19.30 – 20.30
    Devotional event for all faiths, with shared texts on the themes of Faith and Hope…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    Inter Faith Visit

    Ely Valley Rd, Talbot Green, Pontyclun, CF72 9WB
    Working in partnership with Women Connect First we will be running an Inter faith visit during Inter Faith Week. Visiting Temples, a Gurdwara and Mosque in Cardiff to provide an insight to our community’s religions. There will be limited spaces…

    Having Faith in Care

    G02 in the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske, Truro TR1 3LQ. 10.00 – 15.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 10th-17th November Dor Kemmyn, Cornwall's Interfaith Group, have agreed to come to the Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske to deliver an awareness session about different religions and beliefs.
    The day will consist of…

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Sikh Prayers (Ardas)

    South Bristol Community Hospital Sanctuary, Hengrove Promenade, Bristol, BS14 0DE. 11.00 – 12.00
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Sikh Prayers (Ardas). The prayers will be followed by snacks and an opportunity to ask questions about the Sikh faith. …

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers

    Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, The Prayer Room, Level 4 Sanctuary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ. 12.15 – 12.45
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers. …

    Faith Discussions: Learning about different faiths

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 14.00 – 16.30
    There will be a series of 10 minute talks by different faith leaders followed by 15 minutes open discussion for you to reflect on the essentials of good patient care from a faith perspective. Each talk will be repeated throughout…

    Blackpool Faith forum - Inter Faith quiz celebration !

    The Solaris Centre New South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1RW. 17.00 – 18.30
    Blackpool's Faith Forum are holding a inter faith quiz and fellowship event, during Inter Faith Week.
    Teams will compete for prizes and the accolade of Blackpool Interfaith Masterminds 2019 . The quiz will have various rounds testing competitors knowledge…

    Celebrating Multi-Faith Britain

    Methodist Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH. 18.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to share in an entertaining and informative evening to mark Inter Faith Week 2019.

    On Tuesday 12th November from 6pm - 9pm, Methodist Central Hall Westminster will host several guests from other faiths…

    Youth Debate - “Does social media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?”

    Platform Youth Hub, Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    A panel of young people will debate "Does Social Media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?" and then questions from the audience will be invited. There will be free food and drinks.…

    Inter Faith Fuel Poverty Awareness Workshop

    Greenford Hall, Ruislip Road, Greenford UB6 9QN. 18.30 – 20.30
    The London Borough of Ealing's Sustainability Team and Healthy Homes Ealing invite community and religious/spiritual leaders of all faiths to take part in an evening event to better understand Fuel Poverty and the effects on our residents. Attendees will learn…

    LGBTQ+ Inter Faith

    The Faith & Belief Forum, Star House, 104 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BA. 18.30 – 21.00
    In celebration of national Inter Faith Week 2019, we invite LGBTQ+ people and allies of different faiths, religions, and non-religious beliefs, to a relaxed evening of reflection, celebration and sharing a meal together.

    The event will be…

    A talk and discussion on secularism - is it a necessity in a multifaith society?

    Leicester Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB. 19.00 – 21.00
    A talk on secularism followed by discussion.
    The three element of secularism are:
    1. Separation of religious institutions from the state.
    2. Freedom of thought and religion.
    3. No state discrimination on the grounds of…

    From India to Woking - The role of Indian Army in WW1

    St Andrews Church, Church Gate House, Downside Bridge Rd, Cobham, KT11 3EJ. 19.00 – 21.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum are hosting 'From India to Woking - The role of the Indian Army in WW1'. The event will explore the Commonwealth contribution, the Indian Army and the Muslim contribution to WW1,…

    Will Faith(s) Save the World? Panel Discussion with Bishop Patrick McKinney

    St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ. 19.00 – 21.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Bishop Patrick McKinney will be joined by people of different faiths, to have a discussion on whether faith(s) can save the world - what do people of faith contribute to society, and why?

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Inter Faith Day at Upton Westlea Primary School

    Upton Westlea Primary School, Weston Grove, Upton, Chester, CH2 1QJ
    Upton Westlea will be hosting a carousel of visitors from different faiths who are giving up their time to teach our children about their beliefs and practises. …

    Open Doors at St Michael and All Angels Church

    St Michael and All Angels Church, Tonbridge Rd, Maidstone, ME16 8JS. 10.00 – 12.00
    St Michael and All Angels Church in Maidstone is opening up its doors as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover the history of this beautiful building and those who have…

    Inter faith panel

    Blue Coat School, Terry Road, Coventry, cv1 2ba. 10.00 – 11.00
    We will be hosting an inter faith panel with various members of different faiths, we have invited faith schools within our area to attend and some staff from these schools will also be forming part of the panel. They will…

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Sikh Prayers (Ardas)

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 10.00 – 11.00
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Sikh Prayers (Ardas). …

    Talks on inter faith by Mr Hassan Burrows, Rev Rob Crompton and Father Hugh Pollock

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH . 10.30 – 13.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2019, South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) is holding a series of talks by Mr Hassan Burrows, Rev Rob Crompton and Father Hugh Pollock. The event is free, and will take place at The…

    Inter Faith Week - Visionary Ladies: Women Prophets in the Bible

    Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter, 34 Chepstow Villas, Notting Hill, London, W11 2QZ. 11.00 – 15.15
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, the Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter have organised the event 'Inter Faith Week - Visionary Ladies: Women Prophets in the Bible'. The talk will be led by Rabbi Rachel Montagu. People of all faiths…

    Inter Faith Luncheon

    The Karamsar Centre, (Old Courthouse), IG1 1TP. 12.00 – 14.00
    This is a social event to provide the opportunity to enjoy good food and the opportunity to chat with people from other faiths and cultures in an informal and friendly setting. …

    Canterbury Cathedral - Diverse Open Doors

    Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH. 12.30 – 14.00
    Canterbury Cathedral is opening for Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors.
    Canterbury Cathedral is an iconic part of Kent's religious heritage, and has been visited by pilgrims and visitors since the Middle Ages. This tour is to welcome…

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Muslim Prayers (Dua)

    Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC), Level 4 (Main Entrance) Sanctuary, Horfield Road, Avon, Bristol, BS2 8ED. 12.30 – 13.00
    An opportunity to either participate in or observe Muslim Prayers (Dua) at University Hospitals Bristol. …

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 12.30 – 13.00
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Christian Prayers.…

    Inter Faith Week at Brunel University London

    Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH. 13.00 – 14.30
    We will be holding scripture and poetry readings from different faiths. Each reading will be approx. 3 - 4 minutes long.
    We welcome all students and staff within the Brunel Community.…

    Common Humanity

    Northumbria University, Northumbria University,Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST. 13.30 – 20.30
    Newcastle Council of Faiths, Northumbria University and Initiatives of Change would like to invite you to participate in a conference on Common Humanity during national Inter Faith Week. Chaplains of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities and local faith leaders will be…

    Afternoon Tea

    Whitton Community Social Club Ltd Percy Rd Twickenham TW2 6DW. 14.30 – 16.00
    An afternoon of sharing between the faiths, hosted by Multicultural Richmond, with tea and cake…

    A talk on Judaism

    Interfaith Chaplaincy Centre, Charles Street, Sunderland, SR6 0AN. 15.00 – 16.00
    A talk on Judaism.…

    Celebrating Faith, Diversity and Harmony

    Barking Town Hall, Town Hall Square, 1 Clockhouse Ave, Barking IG11 7LU. 17.00 – 19.00
    The Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum will be hosting an event in the Town Hall on the theme of Faith, Diversity and Harmony. It will feature speakers from faith leaders of the local Christian, Muslim, Jain and Sikh Communities on…

    Arts and Culture – Second Wednesday Event: SPIRIT

    Lecture Theatre 1, Education and Research Centre, (opposite Bristol Royal Infirmary), Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE. 18.30 – 20.00
    Spiritual care is important to all people, not only those who express a religious belief. Patients have a constant need to make sense of their circumstances, to find meaning in the events of their day, their relationships and their life…

    The Refugee Crisis Then and Now

    West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London, W1H 5AU . 19.00 – 21.30
    The event 'The Refugee Crisis Then and Now' will include talks from Keynote speaker Barbara Winton, daughter and biographer of Sir Nicholas Winton & refugee rights campaigner, and from the Professor Tony Kushner (Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton).…

    Crawley Inter Faith Network AGM and Keynote talk by Rabbi Elli Tikvash Sarah

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HGL. 19.00 – 21.00
    Our AGM and keynote speaker is from Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue…

    Inter Faith Week Event: Peace Conference

    Braithwaite Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX. 19.00 – 21.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2019, Faiths together in Croydon is organizing a Peace Conference.
    Come along and celebrate peace and unity. …

    Recreating Paradise? Responding to the Climate Crisis.

    Room TC007, Park Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.30
    Discussion of the way that the teachings of different faiths can approach, and contribute to, efforts to mitigate the climate crisis.

    Recent media extracts will be used to spark discussion and ideas and to promote hope and…

    “On becoming a multi-faith peacemaker in Jerusalem today”

    Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix's Field, Exeter EX1 1QA. 19.15 – 0.00
    "On becoming a multi-faith peacemaker in Jerusalem today - the spiritual journey of a Rabbi's daughter" - an evening with Hanna Jaffe…

    Speed Faithing

    Moseley Exchange, Courtyard behind Post Office, 149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JP.. 19.30 – 21.30
    Speed faithing is a fun way to meet people of different faith and belief backgrounds. Do come and join us to meet new friends and neighbours and to celebrate the wonderful diversity of faiths and beliefs in Moseley and South…

  • Thursday 14 November

    “Dying Matters”

    Bideford College, Abbotsham Road, Bideford EX39 3AR
    A day conference for schools on living and dying well. This event will bring together health professionals and members of diverse faith and belief communities to discuss what is meant by “Dying Well”. …

    Gravesend Central Mosque, Diverse Open Doors

    Gravesend Central Mosque, Brunswick Walk, Gravesend, DA12 2SP. 10.00 – 10.45
    Gravesend Central Mosque is opening to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Come and learn more about the mosque and about Islamic worship.…

    Multi Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road (Holmfield House car park) Wakefield WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 13.30
    People from the different faith communities of Wakefield are joined by a group of primary school children for the symbolic tree- planting in a local park. This event brings everyone together for the benefit of local communities, wildlife and the…

    Open Doors at Gravesend Mandir

    10-12 Manor Rd, Gravesend, DA12 1AA. 11.00 – 13.00
    Gravesend Mandir is opening to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors.
    Come and learn more about Hinduism and ask questions about this faith tradition.…

    Discover Walthamstow Wetlands

    Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 11.00 – 12.30
    Come and join a free guided walk at Walthamstow Wetlands led by London Wildlife Trust team. Learn about the history of the Wetlands and the wildlife on site. Walks last around 90 minutes.

    Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Diverse Open Doors

    Khalsa Ave, Gravesend, DA12 1AG. 11.45 – 13.30
    The Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara is opening it's doors to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors, come and learn more about the Sikh tradition in Kent.…

    Inter Faith Human Library

    County Hall, Stone Hall, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ. 16.00 – 18.00
    A human library offers the opportunity to sit with a living book (a person) and ask about their faith.
    It is an opportunity to learn about other faiths / world views in a friendly environment.
    Come along for…

    Inter Faith Prayers and Meditation

    Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, The Prayer Room, Level 4 Sanctuary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ. 16.15 – 16.45
    An opportunity for all to come along and participate in inter faith prayers and meditation at the University Hospitals Bristol. …

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Buddhist Meditation

    Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, The Prayer Room, Level 4 Sanctuary, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8BJ. 16.15 – 16.45
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Buddhist Meditation. …

    Faith in the Workplace

    Arcadis Cornerblock, 2 Cornwall St, Birmingham B3 2DL. 17.00 – 19.00
    "Faith in the Workplace" is an open event that is aimed towards understanding balance and practicing your faith in your workplace. Discussions will be held about what an inclusive business looks like from a faith perspective. Join us for an…

    Open Mosque Day: Sunderland Inter Faith Week

    Anware Madina Mosque, St Mark’s Road, Sunderland, SR4 7EG. 17.00 – 20.00
    For this year’s Sunderland Inter Faith Week, we’ll be opening Anware Madina Mosque to the public with the aim of fostering stronger local bonds and promoting community cohesion. There will be an exhibition at the mosque accompanied by tours, talks…

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum: Together Against Faith Hate

    St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL. 17.30 – 20.30
    Together Against Faith Hate

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum are holding a free event to tackle faith hate crime during Inter Faith Week 2019. The event will focus on raising awareness and features guest speakers, stalls hosted…

    Real People, Honest Talk…The Big Conversation - Hendon

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BG. 18.00 – 21.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the event 'Real People, Honest Talk...The Big Conversation' will provide the opportunity to engage in interesting conversations on issues of shared concern.

    Universal Peace Federation (UPF) - UK introduction

    43 Lancaster Gate, London, W2 3NA. 18.00 – 20.00
    This would be an opportunity for you to speak about your ideas and aspirations for peace.

    Our evening is an occasion to meet like-minded people in building peace. It is a platform where we share our ideas,…

    THE LOVELL LECTURE: DOES RELIGION DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD?- RUPERT SHORTT

    The Stripe Theatre, The University Of Winchester Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR. 18.00 – 21.00
    Are the world's major spiritual traditions sources of greater discord than harmony? Or are conflicts widely blamed on faith differences fundamentally social and political?

    Rupert Shortt will be offering insight into one of the most disputed questions…

    The Sultan and the Saint

    St Michael's Church, London Rd, Royal Military Academy, Camberley, GU15 3JP. 18.30 – 21.00
    The movie 'The Sultan and the Saint' will be screened to celebrate Inter Faith Week and to mark the 800th anniversary of the meeting between Saint Francis of Assisi and Sultan Al Kamil, who met to make peace during the…

    Hats of Faiths Storytelling

    Tokko Youth Centre, 7, Gordon Street, Luton, LU1 2QP. 18.30 – 20.30
    This is a dramatic FREE storytelling event open to the public and will be held at Tokko Youth Centre, 7, Gordon Street, Luton, LU1 2QP.

    It has been performed in many Luton Schools and across the…

    Hounslow Friends of Faith Inter Faith Week Event

    Baitul Wahid Ahmadiyya Mosque, Raleigh Way, Hanworth Park, Feltham TW13 7NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    Meeting on the topic: 'Life after Death?' with 4 brief presentations about what different religions or philosophies teach on the subject followed by discussions in small groups and then a closing plenary session. …

    Inter Faith Week celebration: The Essex Faith Covenant Two Years On

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 21.30
    The event will include talks from Stephen Timms MP, Chair of the All Parliamentary Committee on Faith and Society, and Jeremy Simmons, Policy and Programme Officer at Faith Action on the work of Inter Faith covenants.
    Come along…

    The Cry of the Earth – Inter Faith Reception

    Reading Quaker Meeting House, 2 Church Street, RG1 2SB. 19.00 – 21.00
    On Thursday the 14th of November 2019, we would like to welcome you at the Inter Faith Week Reception in Reading. This is an annual event where we celebrate the good relationships between people of all faiths in our town.

    Is religion the enemy of social cohesion? 

    Council Chamber, Chiltern District Council, King George V House, King George V Rd, Amersham, HP6 5AW. 19.00 – 21.30
    Beyond Difference is organizing a talk to mark Inter Faith Week. The talk, "Is religion the enemy of social cohesion?", will include talks from the speakers Yosef Eli, a Turkish-Israeli historian focusing on the popular culture of the modern Middle-East,…

    Woking Debates: Film Screening

    Quaker Meeting House, Park Road, Woking, GU22 7DB. 19.00 – 22.00
    The Woking Debates committee have decided to put on three film showings on peace and social issues. The last of the films for this year will be screened on 14th November: ‘A Bold Peace', the award winning feature documentary about…

    Community Production

    St Denys Church LE56FA. 19.00 – Saturday 16 November 21.00
    A community production of C.S.Lewis' classic 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' to mark the 800th anniversary of St Denys Church. The cast includes around 40 people aged from 7 to 92, of at least four different faiths and…

  • Friday 15 November

    Real People, Honest Talk - Leicester

    St Philip’s Church, Leicester, LE2 1HN. 10.30 – 13.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Near Neighbours is organizing a 'Real People, Honest Talk' session in Leicester.
    The session aims to:
    - bring people together within local communities
    - facilitate honest conversations about issues of…

    Unfolding faith

    Leeds Beckett University Headingley campus Student Hub. 11.00 – 15.00
    Students and staff of any faith or no faith at Leeds Beckett University will gather to fold origami doves and to speak of what that symbol means to them from their own tradition. …

    Prayer and worship with the Christian Workplace Group

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 12.00 – 13.00
    An opportunity to participate in or observe prayers with the Christian Workplace Group…

    Inter Faith Quiz

    Camel College, Prescot Road, St Helens , WA10 3AG
    Our student council will be hosting a quiz in the college refectory for students during lunch time, with themed quiz questions. The picture round will include celebrities and guessing their religion; general knowledge- stats and facts about faiths, religion and…

    Opportunity to participate in or observe Friday Muslim Prayers (Juma)

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4 King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8HW. 13.00 – 14.00
    An opportunity to participate in or observe Friday Muslim prayers (Juma). …

    Annual Inter Faith Service

    Christchurch, King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2HL
    A service of readings and music by people of many faiths. Starts at 14.30…

    Open Doors at Tenterden Unitarians

    Unitarian Old Meeting House, Ashford Road, Tenterden, TN30 6LL. 14.30 – 16.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Tenterden Unitarians have organised an Open Door Day.
    Come and find out more around the Unitarian approach to faith, and how they practice.…

    Inter Faith Cultural Performances

    To be determined - central London. 18.30 – 22.00
    The All Faiths Network will be doing another inter faith cultural event again this year during Inter Faith Week and are inviting submissions of any faith-related music/dance/song/poetry performance from faith groups or individuals who might like to perform at the…

    Inter Faith: a Celebration of Music Evening

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, 10 Wynols Road, Broadwell, Coleford, GL16 7RS . 19.30 – 21.00
    An evening to celebrate the music of different faiths in the Forest of Dean. We will have choirs and musicians including an inter faith choir that has been organised especially for the evening.…

  • Saturday 16 November

    Learning About and Challenged by “Other than Christians”: One Christian’s Story

    Broadway Baptist Church, 166 Broadway, Derby, DE22 1BP. 8.00 – 10.00
    Over a traditional English breakfast (for important dietary information related to this see further below), Dr. Paul Weller - who for many years was Professor of Inter-Religious Relations at the University of Derby, is a member of Broadway Baptist Church,…

    Open Doors at Christian Science Church and Reading Room

    Sandes Avenue, Kendal, LA9 4LL. 10.00 – 12.00
    The Kendal Christian Science Church and Reading Room warmly welcome you to step inside and enjoy a visit to our church, share faith and some refreshments. …

    Diverse Open Doors

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5 Pelham Road, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0HN. 10.00 – 12.00
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gravesend is opening its doors prior to the interfaith walk, for those who wish to learn more about us whether they are participating in the walk or not.

    Inter Faith Shabbat morning service

    Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community, 434 Uxbridge Road, London HA5 4RG. 10.30 – 12.30
    Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community welcomes all our neighbours from different faith communities and voluntary groups to join us for our Shabbat morning service. Our guest speaker is the Revd Rod Green, from St Peter's Church in West…

    Inter Faith Spiritual Day

    Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ. 10.30 – 16.30
    Come and join us for a day of spiritual contemplation, conversation, song and dance, organised by Herefordshire Interfaith Group at Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ

    Together we will share spiritual community and seek to…

    Inter Faith Walk Gravesend

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1-3 Pelham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0HN. 11.00 – 14.00
    To promote inter faith understanding and cooperation in our Borough you are welcome to join us on Saturday 16 November to walk through Gravesend Town Centre visiting and meeting places of significance to our faith communities.

    This…

    Birmingham Inter Faith Music Festival

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square B3 3DH. 11.00 – 16.00
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week with music, dance and art!

    Following the "Finding Faith" mini festival in March 2018, our partners Faiths In Tune will hold the first Birmingham Interfaith Music Festival at the museum, for Inter…

    “Ask a Muslim”

    Reception/Coffee area, the Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore St, Exeter EX4 3AT. 11.00 – 13.00
    Members of the Inclusive Mosque group will be hosting an informal session during which they will speak, answer questions and share in informal conversation about Islam. You are invited to come along and ask any questions you may have.…

    Creation of Ahimsa Peace Forest - Planting of 1000 Trees & Bulbs

    Kenton Recreation Ground, 39A Carlton Ave, Harrow HA3 8AX . 11.00 – 14.00
    The Jain community will bring together friends and families from many different faiths in the local community to plant an incredible 1000 trees and flowering bulbs at Kenton Recreation Ground in Harrow to create an ‘Ahimsa Peace Forest’. The mass…

    Ealing Inter Faith event

    Christ the Saviour Church, New Broadway, Ealing, London, W5 2XA. 12.00 – 15.00
    All the faith groups of Ealing Citizens have joined together to organise a large inter faith gathering on Saturday (16th) 11am-3pm at Christ the Saviour church in Ealing.
    There will a Steel band (UFO), stalls, food and speakers from…

    Celebrating Faith

    Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Chat to members of the local Muslim community and decorate an Islamic-style tile. Find out about the different religions of the world with our new gallery trail.…

    Our Build Bridges

    Industry Mosque, 13 Industry Rd, Sheffield, S9 5FP. 13.00 – 15.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Islamic Society of Britain will be holding 'Our Build Bridges', with the aims of encouraging dialogue, building bridges and increasing kindness and respect.

    The event will include a speech, an exhibition,…

    A Stroll Through Nature: Walthamstow Wetlands

    walthamstow wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week with a stroll through nature. Come and enjoy a guided tour around Walthamstow Wetlands where you will learn about the wildlife that lives here and how the site has changed through the ages.…

    Batley Poets Event (Batley)

    Batley Library, 14 Market Pl, Batley, WF17 5DA. 14.00 – 16.00
    Poetry event for local poets, people who enjoy poetry or anyone who wants to come along to come and enjoy an afternoon of poetry and good company. All welcome to read on any topic and in any language.…

    Gravesham Pagans, Diverse Open Doors

    Gravesend Library, Windmill St, Gravesend, DA12 1BE. 16.00 – 17.00
    Gravesham Pagans are giving a talk on their beliefs at Gravesend Library as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Come and learn about this ancient tradition.…

  • Sunday 17 November

    Mitzvah Day / Inter Faith Week Practical Conservation at Walthamstow Wetlands

    Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 10.00 – 15.00
    Join the London Wildlife Trust team and celebrate Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day, an annual day of faith-based social action, with practical conservation tasks at Walthamstow Wetlands.

    Roll up your sleeves, its time to get your…

    “A Day of Building Bridges and Valuing Visions”

    Lupton House, Brixham TQ5 0LD. 11.00 – 16.00
    A day event for young people, held in the house and beautiful gardens of Lupton House, Brixham. The event marks the re-launch of DIFFY (Devon Interfaith Forum for Youth). …

    Light For Leeds 2019

    Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    A gathering of different faiths and beliefs , celebrating what we all have in common. Includes food, music , meditation and prayer, and more. All welcome. Last entry is 3.30pm and the day culminates in a walk to the Chapter…

    Walk of Peace

    St. Peter's Church, St. Peter's Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, SR6 0DY. 12.30 – 15.00
    The Annual Walk For Peace this year will start at the 7th century site of St. Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth, where Venerable Bede played a pivotal role in modern history and Western civilisation. It will then take in the Gurdwara (where…

    Merseyside Inter Faith Week 2019 : Faith, Climate and Mitzvah Actions

    Liverpool. 12.30 – 16.15
    We're coming together on Mitzvah Day to continue our multifaith, city-region wide response to climate change as part of Inter Faith Week. Share your ideas, join discussions, take part in workshops and be inspired.
    As part of our Mitzvah…

    Vision of Hope: Enfield’s Inter Faith Event 2019

    Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, London EN1 3XA. 13.00 – 17.00
    Enfield proudly present their ‘Vision of Hope’ on Sunday 17th November 2019
    1pm – 5pm at Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, EN1 3XA

    To celebrate Inter Faith Week 2019, Enfield will be holding an event with…

    Faith Walk

    55 Park Rd, Banbury OX16 0DH. 13.45 – 16.00
    A walk between places of worship of different faiths in Banbury. Short stops at five places of worship. Refreshments at beginning and end.…

    Buddhist Group of Kendal - Open Meeting

    Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal, LA9 7AD. 14.00 – 16.30
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2019, the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) organizes an open meeting. People from all faiths and none are welcome to attend. The meeting will include:
    - Tranquillity and Insight Meditation
    - Mindfulness

    “Death Cafe”

    Quaker Meeting House, Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 1WP. 14.00 – 16.00
    A friendly, relaxed environment to talk in a small group about a subject which is often difficult or taboo in today’s society.…

    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue, Diverse Open Doors

    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue, 293A Margate Rd, Ramsgate, CT12 6TE. 14.00 – 16.00
    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue is opening its doors to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open doors. Come and learn more about Judaism.…

    Inter Faith Service to mark Inter Faith Week

    St Nicholas Church, Bury St, Guildford, GU2 4AW. 15.00 – 17.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum have organised an Inter Faith Service at St Nicholas Church, Guildford.
    People of all faiths and none are welcome to attend. …

    800 years of Faith and Belief: a forum to explore the developments of world faiths since the foundation of St Mary Magdalene Richmond in 1219

    St Mary Magdalene Church Paradise Road Richmond TW9 1SN. 15.00 – 17.00
    There will be a series of presentations on the events and changes that have occurred in the major world faiths since 1219. This is both an Inter Faith Week event and part of the celebrations of 800 year since the…

    Film screening of the film Baraka

    Surrey. 15.00 – 17.30
    Epsom and Ewell Inter Faith Forum invite all to a film screening of the film Baraka to coincide with Inter Faith Week.

    Featuring no conventional narrative, this film presents footage of people, places and things from…

  • Monday 18 November

    Islam Awareness Course

    London Muslim Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JQ
    A FREE accredited course for those wishing to increase their knowledge on Islam and Muslims. Muslims are part of the British mosaic, and wear visible signs of their faith, which often leads to the perpetuation of myths and stereotypes.

  • Tuesday 19 November

    Health Matters Event: Faith in Health

    Lecture Theatre 1, Education and Research Centre, (opposite Bristol Royal Infirmary), Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE. 16.00 – 17.30
    This event forms part of the Trust Health Matters Programme and will explore the theme of “Faith in Health”. It is an opportunity to help shape our health care in the future and to hear the voice of people who…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Understanding Islam: Muslim views of Christianity

    Richmond Library Annexe Quadrant Road, Richmond TW9 1DH
    To mark Inter Faith Week, FaithFull Friends in collaboration with the South London Inter Faith Group are organizing the event "Understanding Islam: Muslim views of Christainity", a study day led by Dr Chris Hewer.…

    Medical aid to Palestine

    Hinsley room, Morpeth Terrace, London, SW1 1AA. 16.00 – 17.15
    Raya Tibawi talks about her walk in aid of the charity. This is part of our series on Israel/Palestine and how we can help…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Debate - Symbols & Signs - Are they Pointers to Faith?

    Jain Spiritual Centre Falconer Rd Bushey Herts WD23 3AD. 19.30 – 21.30
    A debate, featuring speakers from Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish and Jain faiths, followed by discussion.…

  • Saturday 23 November

    Guide in a Hide at Walthamstow Wetlands

    Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 10.00 – 12.00
    Walthamstow Wetlands offers a haven for wildfowl, especially during the winter months. If you want to find out more about the Wetlands, the birds that migrate here and the ones that live here pop down to our Guide in a…

  • Tuesday 26 November

    Feast of Faiths

    John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA. 18.00 – 20.30
    Learning about the different faiths in our town takes place through a fun activity and this is followed by a sit down meal (savory and sweet, hot and cold food - no need to eat before you come!). It is…

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