Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2017 has now drawn to a close. Activities are still being added for reporting purposes.

  • Monday 6 November

    Display of interfaith books

    Quaker Centre Book Shop, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ
    A display in the Quaker Book Shop of books of interest relating to faiths and interfaith activity. Available to view at any time the Centre is open, 8am - 7pm weekdays and 8.30 - 3.30 on Saturdays.…

  • Tuesday 7 November

    Inter Faith Group for NW Essex

    Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. CB10 1BP.. 18.30 – 20.00
    Our monthly meetings, are on the first Tuesday. The November 7th, talk/discussion, is...
    'What is... Dominican' by Jill Gunsell (Lay Dominican, Blackfriars, Cambridge. CB3 0DD)

    We will, discuss recent and forthcoming events/issues.
    This community…

  • Saturday 11 November

    1 City, 1 Celebration

    Curve, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB. 12.00 – 17.00
    Different communities, running a stand or stall where they showcase their heritage, culture and achievements via their history, traditions and free giveaway samples of food associated with their community. Complete with opportunities to showcase national costume, dance and music along…

    Faith Friends Cooking Together

    Acregate lane Mission, 117 Acregate lane, Preston PR1 0QQ. 18.00 – 21.00
    Everyone comes to the event with some uncooked vegetarian item. We then decided what to cook and who with and cook the food on camp stoves. At the end we share the food together.…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Activity of social integration with young people

    Noor House, Newton st, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9PQ. 11.00 – Sunday 19 November 18.00
    We are yet to finalise the activity but will range from cooking to football and a deep learning of other faiths.…

  • Monday 13 November

    Painting Places of Faith in Derby Art Exhibition at the Multi-Faith Centre

    Multi-Faith Centre, DE22 1GB
    Juliet Goodden’s paintings and drawings are always the product of close observation. In 2011 she began two years artistic research into the various religious communities that reflect Derby’s cultural diversity.
    This exhibition represents her achievement to make visible, by…

    Celebrating Faith & Belief

    The Exchange, University Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE
    The Multifaith Chaplaincy at Falmouth University and the University of Exeter will be marking Interfaith Week with an interactive photograph exhibition where our students and staff can come and have an instant photograph taken and join the conversation by sharing…

    InterFaith Tea Party with the Mayor

    York House, York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ. 13.00 – 16.00
    The Richmond upon Thames InterFaith Forum will be hosting a tea party with the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames to which representatives of other faith and belief groups will be invited.



    Tea & Scones in Celebration of Inter Faith Week

    Beauchamp College, Ridge Way, Oadby, Leics LE2 5TP. 14.15 – 15.45
    Community networking event showing support for everyone working to bring out the best in students, staff, families and communities involved with Beauchamp College.…

    Multi-Faith Centre Annual Lecture by Dr Ataullah Siddiqui entitled ‘Wrestling with Modernity: Enlightenment to ISIS

    Multi-Faith Centre, DE22 1GB. 18.00 – 20.00
    This Annual Lecture is on the theme of Europe's cultural debt to the Classical Islamic Civilisation.
    Dr Ataullah Siddiqui is a reader in Religious Pluralism and Inter-Faith Relations at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education where he was…

    Faith, Food and Friendship

    Blackburn Cathedral, Blackburn BB1 5AA. 18.30 – 20.30
    There will be presentations from representatives of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu and Sikh religions who will all speak about an item of food and why it is special to their faith. The food will then be shared with everyone. …

    Interfaith Week: Breaking Down Stereotypes; Youth Perspectives

    24 GREENCOAT PLACE, LONDON SW1P 1RD. 19.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to a Stories of Trust event to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    We will hear stories from young faith leaders sharing how faith responds in global crises and how it can strengthen communities. On…

    Islam & Atheism - Irreconcilable enemies? How can humanists & Muslims make it work?

    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL . 19.30 – 21.30
    Around 5% of the population (12% of Londoners) identifies as Muslim, while over 50% do not identify with any religion, including around 20-25% with a Humanist worldview.
    Looking beyond the belief/unbelief divide, where are the fundamental differences, and the…

    Just War: The Influence of Philosophers on Christian Traditions

    Christchurch, Clarendon Park, 105a Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3AH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Session 6 of 8 in the regular Autumn term course presented by Faith Awareness, the inter faith programme of Christians Aware. Speaker: George Merchant Ballentyne. One-off attendees for Inter Faith Week welcome.…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Faiths Together in Croydon ‘Faith Togetherness’ Photography Exhibition

    CVA conference room 82 London Road West Croydon CR0 2TB
    Photography exhibition on the theme of Faith Togetherness.
    Thirty photographs entered into our Interfaith Week competition including the first and second prize winners in the under and over 20's categories.
    Displayed at the CVA conference room 82…

    Inter-Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 12.30
    The symbolic planting of an oak tree by people of all faiths and none, supported by WMDC Arboricultural Officer and Wakefield Tree Warden, attended by the Mayor of Wakefield. People of all ages and abilities welcome.
    Followed by refreshments…

    Coffee Morning and Shared Readings

    Kendal Town Hall (Bindloss Room), Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DL. 11.00 – 13.00
    Coffee Morning from 11.00am. Drop by and enjoy refreshments and then stay from 12.00noon until 1.00pm if you would like to for shared readings and reflections on the theme of 'Listening' introduced by the Mayor of Kendal. An opportunity for…

    Scriptural Reasoning

    Aquinas Room, Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B323NT. 13.30 – 14.30
    People of different faiths are invited to come together to read & reflect on their scriptures side-by-side — no expertise needed.…

    Religious Conversion

    Room 440, Cardiff and Vale College, Dumballs Road, Cardiff CF10 5FE. 19.00 – 20.30
    This event will look at the topic of religious conversion. Three members from the Jewish, Muslim and Christian faith will be interviewed on the subject by BBC broadcaster Roy Jenkins, with opportunities for the audience to ask questions…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    Building Comunities with LEGO®

    Speke Training Education Centre, Speke Blvd/Evans Rd, Liverpool, L24 9HZ. 4.00 – 8.00
    This project has been born out of work with children of refugee families in the North West. When considering the areas that make them feel isolated when they try to become integrated in their new homes most of these children…

    Festival of Light

    Chaplaincy, University of Portsmouth, Nuffield Centre, St Michael's Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2ED. 12.00 – 17.00
    At the University of Portsmouth, the Chaplaincy works with the Students' Union to put together an afternoon that brings together the various student faith societies, and gives staff and students the opportunity to meet people from different faiths and cultures…

    Eden Girls’ School Interfaith Exhibition

    Eden Girls' School, 183-187 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 4AA. 14.30 – 16.30
    Pupils from Eden Girls' School will be taking part in activities related to different faiths and beliefs. In particular, Year 7 will be making bread and pretzels, Year 8 will be writing spirituality poems, Year 9 will be producing religious…

    Newtown YMCA Big Bike Event

    YMCA Newtown Youth & Community Centre. 16.00 – 18.00
    Free Bike Activities for everyone in the community, no booking necessay:
    • Bike Dr for free bike checks and advice
    • Smoothie Bike - make your own smoothie using bike power!
    • Balance Bike Try Outs

    #More in Common Peace Event

    AKS Lytham Rd, Lytham lancashire FY8 1DT. 16.30 – 18.30
    Students of the school and local faith leaders will explore the concept of peace and that we have more in common than that which divides us.…

    Interfaith Voices

    Bournemouth Reform Synagogue, 53 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3PA. 19.30 – 22.00
    There will be speakers from the Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Jewish religions and the Humanists, including different branches of the Christians and Jews. The idea is that each speaker will talk about an idea, thought, reading, philosophy or liturgical…

  • Thursday 16 November

    Hidden Stories Shared Lives exhibition

    Kendal Library, Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PY, Cumbria
    Hidden Stories Shared Lives is a heritage project that aims at collecting, sharing oral histories of migration in Cumbria and celebrating diversity and lust for life. As part of the project we were trying to build a picture of the…

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH. 10.30 – 13.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    Rabbi Ash is the Rabbi of the Liberal Jewish Communities in Cumbria, Lancaster and Preston (http://www.liberaljudaism.org/who-we-are/whos-who/rabbi-dr-robert-ash/)…

    Spirituality in the Hospice Environment

    Coventry Myton Hospice. 11.00 – 14.00
    Enhance your understanding of the range of support services provided at Myton Hospices. Engage with other faith leaders as well as health professionals around spirituality themes relevant to supporting patients receiving palliative care and their families. This is a free…

    Monty’s Bike Hub - Youth Bike Repair and Get Together

    Monty's Community Hub, 59 Montague Avenue, Sholing, Southampton, SO19 0QB. 17.00 – 20.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2017, which runs from 13th – 19th November, Cycling UK will be running two bike related youth events in Southampton in partnership with local organisations - Newtown Youth and Community Centre, IKAN (Active Kids,…

    Faith and Safety Meeting

    Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London WC1H 9JE. 18.00 – 20.00
    Free for all: "Faith and Safety: Faith Leaders Forum" is a public meeting followed by light refreshments and networking.
    Speakers: Cllr Shah, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities, Camden Council and DS Garth Hall, Hate Crime Liaison Officer, Metropolitan…

    The Light in the Stone, a tale of ancient light and sacred secrets

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG. 19.30 – 22.00
    A storytelling performance with live music weaving together stories from folklore and legends of the three Abrahamic religions
    Storyteller: Sarah Deco
    Violin, Harp: Ilana Cravitz
    Percussion: Elizabeth Nott
    More information:
    www.sarahdecostoryteller.com/the-light-in-the-stone…

    In The Presence of Angels - A vigil for Peace and reconciliation between faiths

    St James Church , High Street , Avebury SN8 1RF. 19.30 – 21.00
    Join us at St James Church Avebury An evening of Music, silence, prayer, readings, refreshments and celebration to mark what we hold in common and pray for peace between faiths . Enhanced by Giant representations of the four Archangels the…

  • Friday 17 November

    Faith reflections on the Sustainable Development Goals

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 11.00 – 13.00
    Join us as we share and discuss faith reflections on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    In April we had our first event ‘Faith Reflections on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. As a follow up we…

    Interfaith & Well-being coffee morning

    Bru Coffee & Gelato, St George's Centre, Harrow HA1 1HS. 11.00 – 13.00
    Join us to celebrate Inter Faith Week with a well-being twist. Our coffee morning is a relaxed opportunity for Harrow residents of all faiths and none to come together and talk about what makes them happy. We’ll be discussing the…

    How to be a good neighbour

    Aquinas Room, Newman University, Genners Lane, Birmingham B32 3NT. 13.00 – 14.00
    Our Weekly soup kitchen includes a time to chat about ‘How to be a good neighbour’…

    Multi faith Storytelling

    High Town Methodist Church, 47 High Town Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 0BW. 18.30 – 20.30
    This evening of Multi faith Storytelling will feature stories of virtues and values from across different faith traditions, beautifully presented by the Khayyal Theatre Company.…

  • Saturday 18 November

    Interfaith pop-up cafe

    Beccles library Blyburgate, Beccles NR34 9TB. 10.00 – 12.00
    A chance to chat to folk of other faiths over tea and cakes…

    The Batley Poets - Anything Goes

    Batley Library and Art Gallery, 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 2.00 PM…

    Points of Light - An Inward Turn

    Global Co-operation House, 65-70 Pound Lane London NW10 2HH. 14.00 – 17.00
    A meditative afternoon with a Panel Discussion from eminent persons of different faiths and backgrounds with the emphasis on each one's inner life and what has supported them. Stillness and moments of reflection entwine the afternoon plus music spots to…

    Scriptural Reasoning

    Fulwood Methodist church, Watling street road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8EA. 14.30 – 16.00
    A taster of Scriptural Reasoning; this is a tool for inter-faith dialogue whereby people of different faiths come together to read and reflect on their scriptures. Unlike some forms of inter-faith engagement, it is not about seeking agreement but rather…

    The Bundle - an asylum seeker’s story

    Brentford and Isleworth Quaker Meeting, Quakers Lane, London Road, Isleworth, UK, TW7 5AZ . 19.00 – 21.00
    A performance of the play The Bundle. Based on the true story of a woman and her three young children, it follows Adilah’s abuse and denial of human rights in Chechnya. Escaping her forced marriage she arrives in the UK,…

  • Sunday 19 November

    Interfaith Service

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Market Place, Kendal LA9 4TN. 11.00 – 11.45
    Interfaith Service on the theme of 'Listening' led by interfaith minister Reverend Amanda Reynolds with contributions from members of South Lakeland Interfaith Forum and friends. Followed by refreshments in the School Room.…

    Open House for Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day

    Jewish Museum London, 129-131 Albert Street, NW1 7NB. 13.00 – 16.00
    On Sunday 19th November from 1 – 4pm the Jewish Museum welcomes all visitors for a special Free Entry Open House afternoon as part of Inter Faith Week (12th – 19th Nov) and Mitzvah Day (19th Nov).

    Collection for Refugees

    Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue, Auckland Road CAMBRIDGE CB5 8DW. 13.00 – 17.00
    Cambridge City of Sanctuary, Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue, and Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group (CamCrag) have teamed together to invite local faith groups to participate in Mitzvah Day by asking members to donate on that day a small item or…

    The Bundle - an asylum seeker’s story

    Brentford and Isleworth Quaker Meeting, Quakers Lane, London Road, Isleworth, UK, TW7 5AZ. 14.00 – 16.00
    A performance of the play The Bundle. Based on the true story of a woman and her three young children, it follows Adilah’s abuse and denial of human rights in Chechnya. Escaping her forced marriage she arrives in the UK,…

    Food and Faith

    Bradford Catherdral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford BD1 4EH
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Bradford Cathedral are organising an event on the theme of 'Food and Faith'. Join us for food and conversation during Inter Faith Week. …

  • Saturday 25 November

    Domestic abuse and faith: A vision for Leicester

    Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour, 21/23 Wanlip Street, Leicester LE1 2JS. 11.00 – 16.00
    For faith leaders and paid or unpaid pastoral workers from faith communities in Leicester and Leicestershire to discuss the issues and share skills and good practice around helping people who disclose domestic violence. We know that domestic violence happens within…

  • Tuesday 28 November

    Celestialphobia

    Newham Town Hall. 17.00 – 19.00
    A chance to learn about the Celestial Church of Christ and not just the stigma and false reputation it has gained over the last 70 years. For knowledge is power and acquiring it is wisdom. It is important that there…

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