Activities calendar

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

  • 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 31 October

    Inter Faith perspectives on assisted dying

    Oxford Quaker Meeting House, 43 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LW. 19.00 – 21.00
    Religious beliefs and perspectives on assisted dying from the Church of England, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrian and Hindu teachings.

    Presentations from Shahin Bekhradnia, Canon Rosie Harper, Imam Taj Hardgey, Hindu Priest Chandra Vavivale and Rabbi Norman Solomon will…

  • Monday 4 November

    Faith Leadership Training Initiative

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA. 9.00 – 17.00
    Faith Leadership Training Initiative (FLTI) is for leaders involved in faith based organisations in the Thames Valley, at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, on 4th November 2019, from 9am to 5pm.

    The Oxford Foundation has…

    Plastic Pollution - Inter Faith Programme

    Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA. 19.00 – 21.00
    Interfaith Programme: Plastic Bank are launching the program this month in association with the Season of Creation to connect the teachings of various religions with stewardship of creation.…

  • Tuesday 5 November

    Multifaith Diwali, Bandi Chhor and Guru Nanak Celebration

    Faith & Community Centre (1st floor), QE Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH. 12.30 – 14.00
    Joint celebration of Diwali, Bandi Chhor and Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday.

    Light Refreshments will be provided.…

    Peterborough Inter Faith UN Day Children’s Service

    Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, PE1 1XS. 19.00 – 20.00
    Join us for our annual Peterborough Inter Faith UN Day Children’s Service in the Cathedral commencing at 7 pm.

  • Wednesday 6 November

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Winsford Library, High Street, Winsford, CW7 2AS. 10.00 – 16.30
    To wrap around Inter Faith Week, which takes place between 10th - 17th November, we will discuss how best to support and affirm LGBT+ young people of faith within faith communities and youth spaces, and explore how to make our…

    National Inter Faith Week - launch of Birmingham programme

    Committee Rooms 3 and 4, Birmingham City Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB. 14.00 – 16.30
    This is the start of the Birmingham programme and will be launched by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Mohmmed Azim, Honorary President, Birmingham Council of Faiths.

    Presentations, cultural events and networking. …

  • Thursday 7 November

    Seminar: ‘First 1000 Days (of life)’

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Education Centre, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2GW. 11.00 – 16.00
    The seminar will explore the antenatal, birth, postnatal and early years from a public health, midwive’s, health visitor’s, obstetrician’s, paediatrician’s, chaplain’s and parenting perspective.

  • 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…

    Guru Nanak’s 550th at City Hall

    London Living Room, 9th Floor, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. 17.45 – 20.00
    Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhi and the first Sikh Guru was born in 1469, and this year marks his 550th birth anniversary.

    The Guru travelled over 16,000 miles across Asia and the Middle…

  • Saturday 9 November

    Remembrance Service

    The Scout War Memorial (rear of Nature Centre), Cannon Hill Park, Pershore Road, Birmingham B5 7RL. 10.45 – 11.30
    Annual service of remembrance.…

    Faith & Family Roots

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Acomb Road, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 13.00 – 15.00
    Come discover and learn how to tell your own family stories of culture and faith with workshops and specialist family history consultants on hand to personally help. This service is provided free as part of interfaith week in York and…

  • 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.…

    Open Day: Walthamstow Wetlands

    walthamstow wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 13.00 – 15.00
    Join London Wildlife Trust for an open afternoon in the outdoor learning space at Walthamstow Wetlands. Take part in pond dipping and mini-beast hunting, dig for worms, look after the garden or learn more about the work we do.

    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…

    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…

  • Monday 11 November

    Climate Change - Challenges to Faith

    Holland House, Cropthorne (near Pershore) WR10 3NB
    Speakers:
    Dr Martin Hudson (plant scientist & environmental biologist) : 'The Science of Climate Change'.
    Footsteps - Faiths for a Low Carbon Future (a Birmingham-based interfaith group) : presentation of responses to climate change from a range of…

    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.…

    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.…

    Climate Change Inter Faith Workshop

    St Peter's House, Manchester, M13 9GH. 12.00 – 13.00
    The time is now! The climate is changing and we must too! Come and hear from environmentalist expert Kamran Shezad on the role of faith in tackling climate change, and gain insight on what it is that we can actually…

    A basic Introduction to Paganism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Pagans do and believe? If so, this talk is for you. Our Pagan Chaplain, Druid Philip Main, will give a brief introduction to Paganism today, and we'll follow this with a chance for questions and open discussions.

    Peace Vigil

    Market Square, Biggleswade, SG18 8AQ.. 18.00 – 20.00
    Peace Vigil - Monday 11th November 2019, 6pm-8pm, Biggleswade Market Square.

    All welcome - Churches Together in Biggleswade invite those of all faiths and no faith to light a candle for peace and pray/meditate/contemplate.…

    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…

    OpenFaith Master Class

    De Montfort University, Portland Building, 1st Floor, The Gateway, Leicester, LE2 7GZ. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is a Master Class looking at the 7 Hebrew Words that describe Christian Worship. From raising hands, playing instruments and lifting up our voices.…

    Listening to Different Experiences

    St Anne’s Church, Park Hill, Moseley, B13 8DU. 19.00 – 21.00
    Relevant issues: listening to one another’s explanations of perceptions/experience, discussion of difference, identity, tradition, priorities, our reasons for preference, prejudice, language, literalism, confrontation, vision of the future, generosity and hope.…

    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…

    Pfayer & Meditation: Self-Realization Fellowship

    Christchurch Clarendon Park, 105A Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3EH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Fourth session in free eight-week course, "Prayer & Meditation". This evening, Leicestershire Meditation Circle of Self-Realization Fellowship, presented by Vasanthy Watt.…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    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. …

    York Mosque Open Day

    York Mosque, Bull Ln, York, YO10 3EN. 11.00 – 16.00
    Open Day at the York Mosque with a chance to see the new building and talk to members of the Mosque. Refreshments available.…

    Inter Faith Week ‘Question Time’

    The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury, HP21 7NH. 11.15 – 12.15
    We would like to invite local people from a range of religions to be part of our “Religious Question Time” project. This will involve a panel of different religious representatives from across our community forming a panel. The idea is…

    A basic introduction to Christianity

    Lecture Theatre A, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Christians today do and believe? our Roman Catholic Chaplain, Deacon Michael, will be giving a potted history of the faith and looking at it's central beliefs. This will be followed by time for questions and open discussion.…

    Spirituality and the Environment

    The Guildhall, 77 Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    NEXT MEETING OF HERI
    Our next forum will take place on Tuesday, 12th November 2019. The topic is 'Spirituality and the Environment.'
    Please come and take part in this as we explore what insights are available as humanity…

    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…

    Inter Faith Lecture 2019

    Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton, SO17 1BF. 18.00 – 20.00
    'James Parkes in the Hitler Years - International Interfaith Interracial Humanitarianism'

    When World War One veteran James Parkes went up to Oxford in the fall of 1919 he was part of a generation in search of 'the…

    Scriptural Reasoning at New North London Synagogue

    New North London Synagogue, 80 East End Road, London, N3 2SY. 18.30 – 20.30
    Our November SR session takes place at New North London Synagogue (NNLS), in Finchley. The theme will be decided nearer the time.

    Scriptural Reasoning is a tool for inter faith dialogue where people of different faiths come…

    Inter Faith Celebration of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

    The Woodville, Woodville Place, Gravesend, DA12 1DD. 18.30 – 20.30
    Join us for an inter faith celebration of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji with exhibitions, presentations, Kirtan (storytelling) and a buffet. All welcome.

    Doors open at 5:30pm.

    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?

    How can we avoid falling into extremes over issues like Brexit and climate change and use our faith to sustain positive dialogue?

    Maidenhead Mosque, Holmanleaze, SL6 8AW. 19.00 – 20.30
    Join us to discuss the above topic. The discussion will be followed by refreshments.

    November Meeting Film Screening

    Martineau Hall, Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BN. 19.30 – 22.00
    Norwich Interfaith Link is celebrating national Inter Faith Week with the showing of the film Free to believe? produced for the 25th anniversary festival of the United Nations 1981 declaration on human rights on the freedom of belief, held in…

    Working Together - Scriptural Reasoning and Interfaith Discussions

    Cockfosters & N. Southgate United Synagogue, Old Farm Avenue, London N14 5QR. 19.30 – 22.15
    We are delighted to be hosting Imam Qari Asim of the Mukkah Masjid in Leeds, Reverend Dr. Sam Wells of St Martin in the Fields and Rabbi Dr. Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue (“Dunstan Road”), who will be…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Schools event with Q&A Panel

    Dewsbury Minster, Vicarage Rd, Dewsbury, WF12 8DD
    Partnership with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team and 5 local schools.

    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). …

    Display of artefacts and posters

    Market Gates Shopping Centre, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2BQ. 10.00 – 14.00
    This year the GYIFBN are holding a series of events that aim to increase understanding between people of religious and non-religious beliefs. This is open to anyone who has an interest in interfaith regardless of what your beliefs may be.…

    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…

    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.…

    ‘Welcoming The Stranger’

    West London Islamic Centre, Brownlow Road, West Ealing, W13 OSQ. 12.30 – 14.30
    Exploring what this means in these days & times according to the different faiths' scriptures.

    This event is part of Inter Faith Week and we hope as many will attend as possible. A light lunch and refreshments…

    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.…

    A Basic Introduction to Sikhism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold road, Wrexham. 13.00 – 1.45
    A basic introduction to Sikhism. So much misunderstanding and fear of difference exists in our society today, and we hope to make the world a little bit of a better place by learning about Sikhism from someone who follows this…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Promoting Interfaith understanding and co-operation amongst young people - Face to Faith

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Acomb Road, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 19.30 – 20.45
    This is an opportunity for young people of all faiths to come together and chat with one another, learn a little more about each other, in a relaxed setting with fun activities and light refreshments.…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Interfaith Coffee Morning

    Multifaith Chaplaincy, The Grange, 1 Woodland Rd, Bristol BS8 1AU. 10.00 – 11.00
    Join us for coffee, cake and conversation as we celebrate national Inter Faith Week with a friendly get together. We’ll be in the common room of the Multifaith Chaplaincy, free cake, pastries and hot drinks will be provided!

    National Inter Faith Week Nishkam Coffee Morning

    Nishkam Centre, 6 Soho Road, B21 9BH. 10.00 – 12.00
    A morning of rejoicing, sharing and building relationships

    "Love life and True friends,
    Because life is too short and friends are too few"…

    Collection of items for refugees

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bramhall Lane, Stockport SK3 8SA. 10.30 – 21.00
    Collection point for goods for Care UK (Refugee aid NW)
    New underwear. Socks and shoes
    Good quality winter clothes for children, women and small and medium men.
    Deodorants (not glass or aerosol), block soap, shampoo
    Size…

    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.

    Roses for Peace

    Heckmondwike Morrisons Supermarket, 17 Union St, Heckmondwike, WF16 0HD. 11.00 – 13.00
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    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.…

    All in Good Faith - Conversations from a lived faith experience

    veronika Quintyne, Community Engagement Officer, Council Office, Bushloe House, Station Rd, Wigston, LE18 2DR. 12.00 – 14.00
    5 people from the following faith groups are to share their experience of how their practice impacts on life lived in a diverse society. Hindu, Sikh, Pagan, Jain and buddhist presenters to give a 10 minute overview of the practice…

    Newham Student SACRE

    Newham. 13.00 – 16.00
    Eight secondary schools across Newham will be coming together to think about climate change and what religions and worldviews have to say about this.…

    A Brief Introduction to Buddhism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Rd, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 13.00 – 13.45
    A brief, informal introduction to Buddhism given by our Buddhist Chaplain, followed by a chance to ask any questions you may have. So much misunderstanding and fear of difference exists in our society today, so we want to try to…

    Peace Ceremony

    St Mark's Church, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 4SZ. 13.30 – 15.00
    Local schools coming together to speak of peace in the world and in local communities.…

    Interfaith Film - What does my faith mean to me?

    Sutton High School (Girls’ Day School Trust), 55 Cheam Road, Sutton, SM1 2AX,. 13.30 – 14.15
    In our weekly faith Club students from Y7 to Y13 will be making a film expressing what their faith means to them.…

    Inter Faith Chat

    Weston Hospicecare, Jackson-Barstow House, 28 Thornbury Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 4YQ. 14.00 – 15.00
    All staff, volunteers, patients, family and members of the public are welcome to come along to the Chapel to join the dialogue about diverse faiths and beliefs.…

    Can we be certain about anything? Faith and Science Seminar

    Wallace Lecture Theatre, Swansea University, Singleton Campus SA2 8PP. 18.30 – 20.00
    A Faith and Science Seminar led by The Right Revd Joanna Penberthy, Bishop of St Davids.
    Title: 'Can we be certain about anything?'…

    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…

    Lecture and discussion

    Amersham Council Chamber, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5AW. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is a lecture given by two speakers, Yossi Eli (Jewish) and Dr Nighat Arif (Muslim) who will be discussing the question: "Is religion the enemy of social cohesion?".
    This will be followed by a discussion, chaired by Arabella…

    The Essex Faith Covenant two years on… Its impact on our communities

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 21.30
    This event is an opportunity to hear from speakers 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…

    Group Devotions and Remembrance

    Al Habib Islamic Centre, 88 Chapel St, Swindon, SN2 8DAA. 19.30 – 21.30
    Circle of Sufi devotion and remembrance. Chairs available.…

    Faith Leaders Football

    CH43 0TU. 19.45 – 21.00
    Football for faith leaders…

  • Friday 15 November

    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. 14.00 – 16.00
    A service of readings and music by people of many faiths on the theme of 'Brotherhood of Man'. Starts at 14.30

    Will be attended by the Mayor. Refreshments available…

    Bring & Share Meal Celebrating Carlisle’s Inter-Faith Community

    Greystone Community Centre, Close Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HA. 18.00 – 20.00
    A harvest festival featuring your favourite local and global dishes.

    Please bring something delicious to eat, ideally using locally sourced produce. Please avoid any pork products.…

    And we got to get ourselves back to the garden

    UCLan Oasis Centre, Kirkham Street, Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2XQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    There is growing scientific demand to optimise the carbon biomass on the land and in the sea by wilding or re-wilding or sitting back and letting nature do all the work.

    Can we view our ancient…

  • 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,…

    Wolverhampton Inter Faith Suicide Prevention Event

    The Chancellors Hall, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY. 9.30 – 15.00
    In collabration with the University of Wolverhampton, Black Country Partnership NHS Trust and Wolverhampton City Council, Interfaith Wolverhampton Cllr Jas Dehar has organised an event to bring together key note speakers and local stakeholders to disuss suicide prevention.…

    Roses for Peace

    Batley Tesco Stores, Bradford Road, West Yorkshire, WF17 8NJ. 9.30 – 11.30
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    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.

    Calligraphy Workshop with Haji Noor Deen

    Abu Zahra Foundation Devonshire Street, Keighley, BD21 2BL
    Join us for this unmissable one-day workshop with the master calligrapher, Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang from China. Learn the essential techniques and formation of letters of this unique fusion of Arabic and Chinese calligraphy from a calligrapher who…

    Leicester’s Inter Faith Walk in Clarendon Park

    Quaker Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 1WP. 10.30 – 12.30
    Join us during Inter Faith Week, to celebrate the diversity of Leicester's faith communities in the Clarendon Park area.

    Join us at 10.30am for registration and a welcome introduction in the garden of the Quaker Meeting House.…

    Bolton Faith Youth Project - Launch Event

    Bolton Quaker Meeting, 50 Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP. 10.30 – 13.00
    In recent years, Bolton Interfaith Council has ran a successful Young Ambassadors project working with girls and young women across Bolton, and the project concluded earlier this year.

    Since then we have been developing ideas regarding a…

    “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…

    Interfaith Board Games: The Diversity Game and Sharing Stories

    Rosslyn Hill Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, NW3 1NG. 12.00 – 14.00
    An afternoon of playing 'The Diversity Game' - find out how much you know about religions!…

    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.…

    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.…

    Inter-Cultural Afternoon Tea

    Batley Library, 14 Market Place, Batley, WF17 5DA. 16.00 – 17.00
    You are cordially invited to the Friends of Batley Library Inter-Cultural Afternoon Tea.

    Bring an item, taste a savoury and share a smile. …

  • 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…

    Interfaith service

    Unitarian Chapel, Rosemary St, Mansfield NG18. 10.45 – 0.00
    A service at the Unitarian chapel in Mansfield, with readings from various faiths, hymns and music.…

    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…

    Animals and their Homes at Walthamstow Wetlands

    walthamstow wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH
    Come for a day all about homes at Walthamstow Wetlands. Join London Wildlife Trust as we learn more about some of the animal homes on this site. Enjoy home-themed craft activities, go on a nature walk around the site and…

    Mitzvah Day Inter Faith Cooking at JW3

    JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET. 13.00 – 15.00
    We would love for you to join us at Mitzvah Day's Interfaith Cooking event which is taking place on Sunday November 17th (Mitzvah Day itself) from 1pm - 3pm at JW3.

    We are bringing together a lovely…

    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.…

    In Conversation With: A Rabbi, Priest and Baptist Minister

    St Matthew's Church, High Street, Yiewsley UB7 8QH. 17.30 – 19.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week (10th to 17th November 2019) we are bringing together a Rabbi, Priest and Baptist Minister to engage in a conversation about our different faiths, our shared and divergent histories, the significance of our faiths…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    ‘Divinity and Femininity’

    Newcastle Central Mosque, Grainger Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 8RQ. 18.00 – 20.30
    ‘Voices of Faith’ invite you to an evening of interfaith dialogue on ‘Divinity & Femininity’. Refreshments provided.

    Speakers:
    Sister Taj Khan,
    The Revd Canon Clare MacLaren
    & Kirtida…

  • 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…

  • Monday 25 November

    Inter Faith Event - Mental Health: Dealing with Grief and Isolation

    Raynes Park Library, 21 Approach Road, London, SW20 8BA . 12.30 – 15.00
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association cordially invites you to an Interfaith event on Mental Health: Dealing with Grief and Isolation

    Includes speeches by women of various faiths, and the Guest of Honour, the Mayor of Merton, Councillor Janice…

  • 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…

  • Wednesday 27 November

    Our Food and Our Faith

    Corpus Christi Church Hall, 18 St James' Square, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH5 2BX. 9.30 – 13.00
    How can we eat well and sustainably for the planet? Come along and share with others from faith communities across the BCP conurbation and East Dorset.

    Arrive 9.30 am for 10 am start. Starter Activity, invited Speakers…

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