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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

    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

    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.…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Room, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – Friday 15 November 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is organised by Iskcon Leicester in partnership with Near Neighbors and Leicester City Council. A festival of five faith related films with introduction and Q&A session at the end.…

    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

    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. …

    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…

    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 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…

    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.…

    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…

  • Thursday 14 November

    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.…

    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.

    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…

    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

    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…

    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,…

    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.…

    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.

    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…

    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.…

  • 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…

    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.…

  • 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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