Activities calendar

Activity information for Inter Faith Week 2018 is being added on a rolling basis. Check back regularly to see the most recent additions!

  • Tuesday 6 November

    100 hearts, 100 years, 100 days of prayer. The Great War - “The war to end all wars” and Peace in our time?

    Our Lady of Compassion Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1BP. 18.30 – 20.00
    In the week leading up to the centenary of the end of the Great War, the monthly meeting is devoted to the "11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month." This is also the start of Inter Faith…

  • Saturday 10 November

    ‘Who do you think we are’

    Parkview, Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater, GU21 5NZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Woking People of Faith is holding an event called 'Who do you think we are' on Saturday 10 November as part of Inter Faith Week. Venue and details TBC. For more information contact Kerry Barry at administrator@wpof.org.uk.

    East of England Faiths Agency

    47 St Helens Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, SIP4 2JL. 12.00 – 0.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week, the East of England Faiths Agency is holding an official launch of the Multi-Faith Centre and restored Inter-Faith Library on Saturday 10 November at 12pm. More details are to follow.…

  • Sunday 11 November

    Inter faith poster competition

    The Winstanley School, Kingways, Leicester LE3 3BD
    Guest speakers from different faiths will be invited to speak to the students. There will also be an inter faith poster competition.…

    Annual Faith-Inclusive Remembrance Day

    13 Magdalen St, Oxford, OX1 3AE. 11.00 – 14.00
    Oxford Council of Faiths is holding its annual faith-inclusive Remembrance Day service on Sunday 11 November at the Martyr’s Memorial in St Giles, Oxford at 11am. …

    Samhain Open Ritual - A Gathering of Tribes

    Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham, NG7 6AQ. 15.45 – 17.00
    We are inviting all the Pagan/Spiritual/Religious groups in Nottingham and the surrounding area, including Derby, to come together to celebrate the start of national Inter Faith Week with an Open Samhain Ritual in honour of our ancestors on Remembrance Sunday.…

  • Monday 12 November

    School assemblies and possible faith walk

    Winchmore School, Laburnum Grove, Winchmore Hill, London N21 3Hs
    School assemblies for every year with individual testimonies.…

    Inter Faith Week Trail

    St Paul’s CE Primary School, Wiclif Way, Stockingford, Nuneaton, CV10 8NH
    This is an information trail which focuses on different religious traditions under categories such as symbols, sacred places, festivals, food, clothing and prayer. There is a reflective activity at each station and the whole trail ends with a symbolic gesture…

    Faith in School

    Holland House Retreat House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcestershire WR103NB. 9.30 – 16.30
    Continuing the Holland House / Worcester Interfaith Forum partnership, Holland House is hosting a seminar discussing the role of Faith in school and the place of Faith schools in the education system in the UK.
    The day will include…

    Table top exhibition

    Christ Church, King Street, Great Yarmouth. NR30 2HL. 10.00 – Thursday 15 November 14.00
    Table top exhibition of religious artefacts at a charity cafe. Cafe open to public with tea, coffee, etc at a very reasonable price. Exhibition of artefacts from the many faiths in Great Yarmouth. Opportunity to discuss their meaning and relevance…

    Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara Open Door Event

    Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Khalsa Ave, Gravesend, DA12 1AG. 10.00 – 11.30
    Open door event at Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara.…

    Spirituality Professional Open Day

    Rainbows Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2HS. 10.30 – 14.30
    An event for professionals working in community support and palliative care in the East Midlands. The event is designed to engage faith leaders and health professionals with palliative spiritual care.

    The programme for the day includes:

    Gandhi King Ikeda Peace Builders Exhibition

    Gandhi Hall, Brunswick Rd, Manchester, M20 4QB
    SGI-UK are delighted to have the opportunity to show the Gandhi King Ikeda Peacebuilders Exhibition at Gandhi Hall.

    The inspiration behind the exhibition was the founding of the Gandhi King Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize in 2001…

    10th Anniversary of Faiths Together in Lambeth

    Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW. 18.00 – 20.00
    Three speakers will reflect on FTiL’s (Faiths Together in Lambeth) civic role after 10 years and the stalls will point us to what can be done to help provide positive options for younger people.…

    Jewish Food and Social Justice

    St Paul's Church, Church Street, St Paul's, Canterbury, CT1 1NH. 19.30 – 21.30
    Talk by Dr Maria Diemling, Reader in Jewish-Christian Relations, Canterbury Christ Church University…

  • Tuesday 13 November

    Inter Faith Panel Discussion

    Hampshire Constabulary Support and Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.30
    An inter faith panel discussion with Q&A.
    Topics will include:
    News headlines
    Everyday issues
    Questions of faith…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 at Middlesex University

    The Quad, Middlesex University, NW4 4BT. 10.00 – 15.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 - Middlesex University in partnership with Barnet Multi Faith Forum
    Faith Fair with social action projects showcasing the impact of faith based social action in our community

    Faith in Politics

    Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0PW. 14.00 – 16.00
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Faith in Politics" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2018.

    Faith in Politics is being arranged by FIRD (www.fird.org.uk) in…

    Mental Health and Pastoral Care

    Guildhall, Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    Hull & East Riding Interfaith (HERI) is holding a meeting on Tuesday 13 November from 4.30pm to 6.30pm (refreshments from 4.30pm, with the key speaker speaking at 5pm). David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Riding MIND, will lead a…

    ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’

    Richard Hoggart Building , Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, RHB 137a. 17.30 – 19.00
    The Faith and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, is hosting a lecture entitled ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’. Jorella Andrews, Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, will build on…

    Faiths Partnership meeting - Homelessness in Cambridge

    Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW. 18.00 – 19.30
    The topic of this meeting during Interfaith Week is 'Homelessness'.

    Speakers will be Andy King, the City Council’s Housing Advice Partnerships Manager; Vicky Knighton, from the Cambridge Street and Mental Health Outreach Team and who works in…

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    The WCF Younghusband lecture is a FREE lecture for all those interested in inter faith topics.

    This year at our lecture, Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 at Hendon Town Hall

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BG. 18.30 – 21.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 - Middlesex University in partnership with Barnet Multi Faith Forum
    Faith Fair with social action projects showcasing the impact of faith based social action in our community

    ALL WELCOME

    ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’

    Sacred Heart Church, 25 Between Streets, Cobham, KT11 1AA. 19.30 – 21.30
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum is holding an event entitled ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’. Hindu, Christian, Muslim and Humanist speakers will share their views on the topic.…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Hampshire Constabulary Support and Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 14.00 – 15.00
    A taster session of a Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation session.…

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 St. Brides Way, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9NW. 18.30 – 20.30
    Trafford Council is collaborating with Near Neighbours to bring together the community of Trafford for a networking event. To share ideas and build networks to contribute towards a cohesive neighbourhood. …

    Charity Celebration Dinner

    Aroma Restaurant, 56 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL . 18.30 – 21.30
    Building Bridges in Burnley is holding a Charity Celebration Dinner.

    Unity in Worship

    The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PX. 19.00 – 21.30
    Celebrating the diversity and commonalities of worship practices in Swindon, sharing faith worship practices and coming together in joint worship.…

    Inter Faith Week Reception

    Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS. 19.00 – 21.00
    This annual reception is hosted by the Mayor of Reading, Debs Edwards. The theme for the evening will be 'Breath of life: how we pray and meditate'. There will be the opportunity for networking and informal discussion around the theme,…

    Scriptural Reasoning - Sexuality and Sexual Identity

    Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds LS1 1UR. 19.30 – 21.00
    Leeds Faiths Forum mark Inter Faith Week and the start of our relaunched Scriptural Reasoning programme with a session on sexuality and sexual identity in faith communities. The event will consist of some keynote speakers (to be confirmed) followed by…

  • Thursday 15 November

    The Gospel music hour

    De Montfort University, First Floor, Portland Building, The Newarke, LE2 7GY. 7.30 – 8.30
    The EAGA choir will be celebrating faith through sharing of musical talents.…

    Prayer Meeting

    Hampshire Constabulary Support and Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.00
    A prayer meeting hosted by the Christian Police Association.…

    Multi Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, car park, Denby Dale Road WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 12.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week and National Tree Week, members and friends of Wakefield Interfaith Network will be adding another tree to the growing circle of 'faith' trees in Thornes Park. This year they will plant a Cypress Oak which…

    SLEDP South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership Inter Faith Week Event

    Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH. 11.30 – 14.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents the Cumbrian launch of the third edition (2018) and first Cumbria supplement of Religion, Belief and Culture in our Community: Understanding, respecting and valuing the diverse cultures of the United Kingdom.

    Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit: ‘Intersectionality, Identity and Race’

    Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA. . 15.30 – 21.00
    The Faith and Belief Forum is holding its Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit, coinciding with Inter Faith Week. The event will bring together young people from diverse communities of all faiths, beliefs and backgrounds to connect with others, explore important…

    Dangerous Delusions: Learning to understand each other

    The Crypt St Johns Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PA. 16.00 – 19.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, the Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum will be hosting a community discussion to explore what we can do together to make Tower Hamlets a better place to live and work. There will be…

    Inter Faith Living Values Expressive Art Project

    The Lightgate Chapel, Former Scouts Hut Market Lane, Burnt Oak, Middlesex HA8 0LP
    We will be running some interactive sessions aimed at young people during Inter Faith Week. The project aims to promote living values through expressive art allowing young people to lead discussions and make art using living values as a theme.

    ‘Multifaith Stories’ by Khayaal Theatre

    St Chad & St Mark Church, Lime Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EX . 19.00 – 20.30
    Near Neighbors and the Church of St Chad & St Mark, Wolverhampton are holding an event ‘Multifaith Stories’ by Khayaal Theatre, as part of Inter Faith Week. The collection of four wisdom tales from Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam explores…

    Faith, Humanity and Modern Medicine

    Anglia Ruskin, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    Over the last 8 years, Anglia Ruskin University has been proud to support the National Inter Faith Week campaign interfaithweek.org, highlighting the work by local faith, inter-faith and faith-based groups across Essex.

    This year we are delighted…

  • Friday 16 November

    Inter Faith Service

    Christ Church, King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2HL. 14.00 – 16.00
    A Service of religious readings and music involving the various faith groups.

    Crawley Inter Faith Network Annual General Meeting with keynote speaker Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HG . 19.00 – 21.00
    AGM and keynote speaker to address "Guru Nanak's teaching and message for the Society". Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Saturday 17 November

    St Denys Church Open Day

    St Denys Church Evington LE5 6FA. 10.00 – 16.00
    St Denys Church hosts hundreds of schoolchildren on visits every year, the vast majority of whom are of other faiths. The congregation would love to invite the children's parents and other members of the community to come and find out…

    Traditional Stories with Maidstone Interfaith Group

    Kent History and Library Centre, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LQ. 11.00 – 14.00
    Fun story sessions with tales from different traditions around the world, including Muslim, Christian, Bahá'í and Buddhist stories, to celebrate Inter Faith Week.…

    OneWorld Festival Song

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH. 12.00 – Sunday 18 November 16.00
    A special free weekend of faith, folk and song celebrating the communities of Oxford.

    Come and join us for a dazzling weekend of activities, music, storytelling, talks and craft for all ages.


    Meet a Sikh

    Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Chat to members of the local Sikh community and get hands-on with Sikh objects. Find out about the religions of the world with our new gallery trail. Suitable for all. …

    The BatleyPoets Present ‘Anything Goes.’

    Batley Library WF17 5DA. 14.00 – 16.00
    If you've got a favourite poem (that may also have a special memory for you) or you've written a poem yourself, please share it. Come and join us in Batley Library for a cuppa and a chat between 2.00pm and…

    Surrey Heath Faith Forum - ‘Peace competition: What does peace look like to you?’

    West End Parish Council, The Pavilion, Benner Lane, West End, Woking, GU24 9JP
    Surrey Heath Faith Forum is holding an Inter Faith Week event. School children have taken part in a ‘Peace competition: What does peace look like to you?’, and winners will be awarded their prizes by the Mayor of Surrey Heath,…

    The Character of Love

    Global Co-operation House, 65-69 Pound Lane, Willesden, London, NW10 2HH. 17.00 – 19.00
    An event aimed at appreciating the many facets and expressions of the nature of love. It will bring together the experience of different faith communities through story, music, dance and much more.

    Kol Echad concert Wisbech

    St Peter and St Paul Church, Wisbech. 19.00 – 21.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, Wisbech Interfaith Forum will be hosting a concert by Kol Echad, the Cambridgeshire Jewish Choir. There will be an extended intermission to enable the choir and audience to interact and learn from each…

  • Sunday 18 November

    Inter-Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel

    Godalming Unitarian Chapel, Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3JB. 11.00 – 12.00
    An Inter Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel for Inter Faith Week, inspired by the inter faith classic, 'One River, Many Wells' by Matthew Fox.
    It will be a multi-faith themed service, led by Inter Faith Minister, Re…

    Light For Leeds

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.15
    A free, drop-in Inter Faith Week event featuring representation of the major faiths and celebrating what we have in common.

    Featuring stalls, musical performances, prayer, meditation, food and drink.

    The day will conclude with…

    Open House for Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day

    Jewish Museum, 129-131 Albert Street NW1 7NB. 13.00 – 16.00
    Please join us for our Open House Afternoon for Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day. Participate in bread baking for charity, join drop-in arts and crafts, and explore our latest exhibitions. This Open House event is free for all to…

    Buddhist Group of Kendal Open Meeting

    Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7AD. 14.00 – 16.30
    All are welcome to an open meeting during Inter Faith Week.
    The meeting will be led by lay teachers authorised to teach by the Sangha [Community of Buddhist Monks]
    The meeting will include introductions to mindfulness, meditation, talks,…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth: Exploring Food, Faith & Living Sustainably

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 128-130 High Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3AP. 14.00 – 17.00
    An afternoon exploring ‘Low Carbon Food’ from different faith perspectives. Topics will be: faiths and food, reducing our food footprint, ‘waste not, want not’, inspiring personal stories and pledging to take action. The event is part of the Living The…

    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum - Bridges not Borders

    St Nicolas Church, Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AW. 16.00 – 19.00
    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum will be holding their annual Interfaith Service, ‘Bridges not Borders’, to mark Inter Faith Week.…

  • Monday 19 November

    Spirituality and Ageing

    King’s College London, Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS. 17.30 – 20.00
    Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London are holding the annual David Hobman lecture. The lecture, entitled ‘Spirituality and Ageing’, will be delivered by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, Bishop of London.…

  • Wednesday 21 November

    Building the UN: The Making of Multilateral Peace by Baroness Shirley Williams, part of the 1918 - 2018 - 100 Years On: Striving for Peace course

    County High School, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4UH. 19.30 – 0.00
    The third of a Course of four lectures, entitled "1918 - 2018 - 100 Years On: Striving for Peace," by 'UNA Walden' (Saffron Walden & District Branch of the United Nations Association). The other dates being 18th Sept, 17th Oct…

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