Activities calendar

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.

  • Thursday 4 November

    Knife Angel exhibition

    Blackburn Cathedral, BB1 5AA
    The Knife Angel sculpture will be outside Blackburn Cathedral from 4th - 29th November, as a catalyst for dialogue, education, and reflection about knife crime.
    On the morning of November 17th there will be a faith leaders workshop on…

  • Thursday 11 November

    Meet your Muslim Neighbour - Lounge

    Gilda Brook Social Club, 34 Wellington Road, Eccles, Manchester M30 0NP. 19.30 – 21.00
    A Thursday Night Lounge with the Muslim community. Get to know the local Muslim community better in a non-religious/non-theological forum. Individuals are free to discuss and learn more about each other's perspectves, community and heritage. There is also a community…

  • Friday 12 November

    Faith and Climate Justice

    Breathing Space, Portland Building, DMU, The Gateway, LE1 9BH. 14.00 – 16.00
    While climate change affects everyone, it does not affect everyone equally. Come along to the event to find out more from the Sustainability Team. As part of Interfaith Week we will hear from Leicester’s diverse faith communities on how to…

  • Saturday 13 November

    Tree Planting

    Little Hadham Village Hall, The Ford, Little Hadham, Ware, SG11 2BP. 10.00 – Saturday 20 November 12.00
    Planting young saplings (150) at Little Hadham, East Hertfordshire. Come and join us. Families welcome.…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Interfaith Sculpture Park

    All Saints Farm, Ashford Road, Romney Marsh TN28 8TH
    Guided Tours of the Interfaith Sculpture Park on Romney Marsh. Telephone the IMOS Foundation to arrange date and time 01797 363099. Individuals and groups welcome. Takes about an hour. The sculpture park surrounds the ruined 12th century church of Hope…

  • Monday 15 November

    Interfaith Prayer Stations & Staff Awareness

    Hospice in The Weald, Maidstone Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4TA
    Interfaith Prayer stations on the theme of Light. Set up in the hospice quiet room, for staff, volunteers, visitors and patients to access at any time. An inter faith learning resource for staff and volunteers, looking at the needs of…

    Epping Forest District Museum- Faiths in the Forest Display

    Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1EL
    Epping Forest District Museum, based in Waltham Abbey, Essex, is putting on a three-month display of objects selected by religious denominations in the district, which groups feel reflect key attributes of their religious practice and community.

    Faiths in Focus

    DeMonfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Interfaith Week ‘Meet and Greet’ to celebrate our Faith and Cultural Societies. This is an opportunity to spread understanding, respect and showcase the work they do as part of our DMU Community.…

    Dudley Religious Leaders Gathering

    Dudley Town Hall, St James's Road, Dudley, DY1 4HP. 14.00 – 15.30
    This gathering provides an opportunity for religious leaders in Dudley to network with one another and discuss the challenges of re-emerging following lockdowns. …

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Tree planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 8DY. 11.00 – 12.00
    Wakefield Interfaith Network, with the help of Wakefield Tree Wardens, Wakefield District Arboricultural officer and local school children, will plant three native trees in a local park. These mature trees, in the growing circle of interfaith trees, provide interest and…

    OpenFaith Tour

    Breathing Space, Portland Building, DeMonfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 11.00 – 11.30
    Meet in the Sharing Space for a short tour of the Prayer Rooms and Chapel with the opportunity to ask questions with our Muslim Chaplain and Christian Faith Advisor.…

    Inter Faith Week ‘Get-Together’

    CB10 1BP. 12.15 – 13.30
    A 'get-together' for inter faith dialogue and discussion.…

    Tea-party

    Unity Centre, St Leonard's Rd, Rotherham, S65 1PD. 16.30 – 18.00
    All welcome to a friendly tea-party to find out what Rotherham Interfaith Group do, and how they spread love in our neighbourhood.…

    An Evening of Fellowship

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bramhall Lane, Davenport, Stockport SK3 8SA. 19.00 – 20.00
    A tour of the building, with a film about humanitarian aid and an opportunity to share ideas for the future.…

    Film Premiere

    Victoria Centre, Palk Road, Wellingborough, NN8, 1HR. 19.30 – 21.00
    Wellingborough Inter Faith Group have produced a film for use in Primary schools with a grant from Northamptonshire Community Foundation. The film was made during the time when the group were unable to visit the local schools with their inter…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    New relations of stigma & mutuality during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dr Nikita Simpson, Postdoctoral Researcher in Anthropology, London School of Economics

    St Philip's Church, Evington Road, Leicester LE2 1HN. 12.30 – 14.00
    The Covid pandemic has had an uneven impact across the UK: in many ways it has heightened and exacerbated existing structural inequalities and challenges. During 2020 Leicester suffered more prolonged and stricter lockdown conditions than any other English city. Drawing…

    Speed Faithing - Food and Friendship

    Food Village, DMU, The Gateway, LE1 9BH. 16.00 – 18.00
    A twist on speed dating; this event involves a series of quick rounds, ask questions, meet new people and talk about faith traditions and beliefs.

    Cook, Eat, Learn and Share Together with the social kitchen and create…

    Faith in the Climate with George Merchant Ballentyne

    St Philip's Church, Evington Road, Leicester LE2 1HN. 19.00 – 20.30
    Faith Communities have their distinctive views - as well as points of agreement - on the climate crisis: its origins, its impact and the future actions we might take to escape the worst of this worldwide emergency. In this session,…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Faith to Faith

    Leicester, UK. 9.30 – 12.30
    Visiting places of worship in the Clarendon Park area of Leicester.…

    Talks for Inter Faith Week

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH. 10.30 – 13.00
    AWAZ Cumbria and the South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) present talks on interfaith by
    Sister Margaret Atkins CRSA, a Sister of the Community of Augustinian Canonesses at Boarbank Hall in Cumbria, and
    Carlo Schröder,…

    Tree-planting ceremony in memory of those who passed away during the Covid-19 pandemic

    The Paddock, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4BT. 11.00 – 12.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week (14 – 21 November 2021) the Middlesex Inter Faith Network and Barnet Multi Faith Forum invite you to join us on Thursday 18 November for a tree-planting ceremony on the Middlesex University campus in…

    Inter-Faith Group ‘Coffee-Morning’ (IF Week’21)

    Colchester, CO3 3WG. 11.30 – 13.00
    An Inter Faith coffee morning, taking place over Zoom.


    Talk: 12th Century Monks in Leeds: A spirituality for today?

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH
    Welcome to a special event organised by Concord Interfaith Fellowship, Leeds.
    The Right Honourable John Battle talks on "12th Century Monks in Leeds: A spirituality for today?"
    John is a former MP who was Faiths Adviser to Prime…

    Celebration of Inter Faith Week

    Hounslow House Civic Centre, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow, TW3 3EB. 18.30 – 20.30
    A meeting in person to celebrate Inter Faith Week giving an opportunity to meet and network with other local supporters. The event will include: a finger food (vegetarian) buffet; a short inter faith quiz; the launch of both an inter…

    Christian Aid talk

    St Andrew’s Church Hall, Colne Rd, Burnley BB10 1DU. 19.00 – 20.30
    Building Bridges Burnley have invited William Bell, Christian Aid's head of work in the Middle East, to speak about Christian Aid’s report: "A story of loss, inequality and failure, the reality for Palestinians across the Middle East". …

    Talk by Director of Research, Woolf Institute, Cambridge: Research, diversity and religion

    Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew Catholic Church, Nightingale Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1QS. 19.30 – 21.00
    This talks forms part of NHIFF's AGM, to be held in person in Hitchin and online, with the lead researcher of the UK's largest diversity survey.

    Questions to be discussed:
    How religiously diverse are we?

  • Friday 19 November

    Round table on different faith beliefs on the subject of death and dying

    Heart of Kent Hospice, Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7PU. 11.00 – 12.30
    Local MP will chair a round table discussion with representatives of different faiths from the Maidstone Interfaith network at Heart of Kent Hospice, to share the different faiths' beliefs around the topic of death and dying.…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Talk and Display ‘Perspectives on Climate’

    Christian Science Church, Douglas, IM2 3AG. 14.30 – 16.30
    An opportunity to share ideas about the effects of climate change. Featuring a talk by Cat Jenkins, local environmental campaigner and supporter.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Sunday Assembly London presents “The Beauty of Struggle”

    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. 11.00 – 13.00
    Grace Marshall, award-winning writer and coach on productivity, will tell us how we can use our struggles as a force for good. As always, this Sunday Assembly London event will also feature rocking sing-alongs, poetry, and an opportunity to socialise…

    Light For Leeds: An Interfaith Week event

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    The day will include representations of many of the major, and some minor, faiths in Leeds, outside musical performances, and a chance to leave a message on our Tree of Hope. Stalls will address the theme of environmental action, and…

    Borehamwood Foodbank during and after Lockdown

    Borehamwood Foodbank at St Teresa's Church, 291 Shenley Rd, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 1TG. 15.00 – 17.30
    A visit to Borehamwood Foodbank, with a tour of the base and storage and a presentation on the experiences of the Foodbank during lockdown, their Fuel Poverty alleviation scheme, and their plans going forward. Followed by tea and cake in…

    Inter Faith Prayer Walk:  Words of Hope

    Grovelands Park, London N14 6QX . 15.00 – 17.00
    A prayer walk around Grovelands Park, Southgate, starting from the Main Gate on The Bourne at 3pm. At each stop, a different faith group will lead with some "Words of Hope".

    Light refreshments will be served at…

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