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!

  • Saturday 3 November

    Multi Faith Walk

    Gurudwara Guru Nanak Prakash, Harnall Lane, Coventry, CV1 4FB. 9.45 – 12.30
    A multi faith walk beginning at the Coventry Cathedral, visiting the Spiritualist Church, Eagle Street Masjid and finishing at Gurdwara Guru Nanak Prakash Harnall lane coventry CV1 4FB. There will be a short presentation at each place of worship linked…

  • Monday 5 November

    Interfaith Celebrations Display

    The Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3ET . 9.00 – Friday 23 November 16.00
    An inter faith display focusing on Celebrations and asking how people of different faiths and none can embrace each other's celebrations and festivals.

    The display promotes the importance of building good relationships and working partnerships between…

  • Friday 9 November

    Our Shared History, Our Shared Heritage

    Dewsbury Minster, Rishworth Rd, Dewsbury. WF12 8DD
    Exhibition looking at the role of the British-Indian Army in WW1. Photos and displays.…

    Twin Holy Days: Celebrating the Birthdays of the Báb & Bahá’u’lláh

    Quaker Meeting House, 16 Queens Road, Leicester LE2 1WP. 19.30 – 21.30
    Family-friendly celebration, with brief talks, inspirational readings, music and song, food and drink. A happy and upbeat occasion, marking a key point in the annual calendar of the Bahá’í community.…

  • Saturday 10 November

    Women, Faith & Dialogue - Colombian Missionaries in Britain

    CHRIST CHURCH, Corner of Farm Road / Samson Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LS
    The event is a celebration of 100 years of Colombian Missionaries, a Roman Catholic group which promotes justice, peace, integrity of creation, and dialogue. Inspired also by the 100 years of women’s vote, this event will highlight the role of…

  • Sunday 11 November

    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.…

    Voices Of The Great War (WW1 Centenary Theatrical Production)

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Twydall Lane, Gillingham, ME8 6HX. 18.00 – 19.30
    This stirring production is a celebration of family, life, love, loss and even hope, set against the backdrop of World War One. Through acting and music it tells real stories of courage, faith and commitment to God, family and country,…

  • Monday 12 November

    Open House

    Church Of Scientolgy Birmingham 123 Moore Green Lane Birmingham B13 8JN
    The Church of Scientology would like to invite all faiths to come and find out all they need to know about the Scientology Religion. This is an Open House event which will look to educate the public on Scientology and…

    Display outside The Sanctuary in Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital

    Southmead Hospital BS10 5NB
    A display in the hospital atrium for Inter Faith Week.…

    Who, or what, do people follow? - Gorsey Bank Primary School

    Gorsey Bank Primary School, SK9 5NQ. 9.00 – Friday 16 November 15.15
    Throughout school, children will be exploring a number of different faiths/non-religious beliefs and learning about the shared values that exist between these. We will be making links with our work on the UNICEF Rights of a Child, Article 14: freedom…

    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 an…

    Inter Faith Display

    Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, Warwick CV34 5BW. 10.00 – 14.00
    Warwick Hospital restaurant will be selling food with a multicultural theme, while a display of information about various world faiths will be manned by local faith representatives.…

    Interfaith Awareness Workshop for the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

    Room G02, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital TR1 3LQ. 10.00 – 15.00
    As part of Inter Faith week 11th-18th November Dor Kemmyn, Cornwall's inter faith group, have agreed to come to the hospital to deliver an awareness session about different religions and beliefs.

    The day will consist of…

    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:

    Mind, Body and Spirit at Myton

    Myton Rugby Day Hospice Barby Road, Rugby CV22 5PY. 13.00 – 16.00
    Myton Hospice will be running its third event for Faith Representatives and Healthcare Professionals. This event will be for the people of Rugby and the local surrounding areas of Coventry and Warwickshire. The event is specifically aimed at raising awareness…

    Speed Faithing

    Leeds University Union, Pyramid, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ. 17.30 – 19.00
    Move around the room at Speed Faithing and chat to students of other faiths. Whether you're religious or not, this Inter Faith Week event is your chance to get to know more about different faiths and gain a better understanding…

    Peace Vigil

    Market Square, Biggleswade, SG18 8AQ. 18.00 – 21.00
    A Peace Vigil is being organised by Churches Together in Biggleswade. We are inviting people of all faiths and no faith to attend, lighting a candle and spending some time praying, thinking or meditating about peace.…

    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 Carousel

    Madani Schools, 77 Evington Valley Road, Leicester LE5 5LL. 8.30 – 11.30
    Students of Madani Schools, along with pupils from two other local primary schools, get the chance to quiz a group of people from local faith communities.…

    Be a faith community champion to support people affected by domestic violence

    City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. 13.30 – 16.30
    Do people naturally talk to you? Have you found yourself realising that someone in your faith community might be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence, and you weren't sure how to broach this with them or support them? This…

    Feast of Faiths

    John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA. 18.15 – 20.30
    Short activities to help those attending mix together and learn a bit about each faith This is followed by a sit-down meal where everyone can chat and mingle.…

    Inter Faith Table Tennis

    Hayes Muslim Centre, 3 Pump Ln, Hayes, UB3 3NB. 20.00 – 21.30
    During Inter Faith Week, we will be having a table tennis session encouraging people from all faiths to come together and play a game of table tennis.

    We believe that coming together in this way will promote…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Inter Faith Special Collections Workshop

    Special Collections, the Library, Bannerman Centre, Brunel University London, UB8 3PN. 11.00 – 13.00
    Visit Brunel University London’s Special Collections to browse and discuss a range of interesting and unusual items exploring faith and culture with Special Collections Librarian Katie Flanagan.…

    University of Wolverhampton Student Faith Societies Lunch

    The Chaplaincy, Molineux Street, WV1 1AD. 13.00 – 14.00
    Abdul, Mark, Sarah and Shyam, University of Wolverhampton Chaplains, invite all student faith societies registered with University of Wolverhampton Students Union to lunch at the Chaplaincy. A simple vegetarian lunch will be provided by the Chaplains.…

    Faith in Learning Conference

    Northorpe Hall 53 Northorpe Lane Mirfield WF14 0QL. 13.00 – 16.30
    A conference for teachers. A chance to meet local faith representatives and to explore ways to include local faith communities in education, for example through educational visits. The afternoon will conclude with a panel discussion involving a range of faiths.…

    Multi faith debate - Beuchamps High School

    Beuchamps High School, Beauchamps Drive, Wickford SS11 8NF. 13.45 – 14.45
    Sixth form students will be taking part in a Q&A event with representatives of the local faith communities (main world religions and Humanism). …

    Inter Faith Lunch at Brighton University

    Watts Cafe, University o Brighton moulsecoomb Campus, Lewes Road. 13.45 – 14.30
    A special welcome is being extended to different faith societies to the Catholic Mass happening on campus, and will be followed by a shared lunch. Members of the different faith societies have been invited to share about their beliefs and…

    ‘Roots and Shoots’ - Zine Making

    Touchstone Bradford. 18.00 – 20.30
    Roots and Shoots is an intergenerational, inter faith project, run in partnership with 'The Feast', which has enabled women and girls from different backgrounds to come together to share and discuss ideas around their identity, faith culture and being female…

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 Saint Brides Way, Stretford, 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. …

    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,…

    The F-word: exploring the meaning of forgiveness in the sacred and secular

    University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.00
    The event will be organised around the F-Word exhibition (The Forgiveness Project). Participants will start by looking at the exhibition, and the stories of forgiveness that they contain. Then there will be vegetarian dinner, bring and share dessert, and a…

    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

    Inter Faith Week Celebration in Nature

    walthamstow wetlands, 2 forest road, london, N17 9NH
    Join us at Walthamstow Wetlands, a beautiful Nature Reserve in North East London to celebrate Inter Faith Week. We'll be running guided walks and talks around the reserve, mindfulness workshops to connect you to nature, practical conservation tasks and activities…

    Rochdale Community and Inter Faith event

    Rochdale Town Hall, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB . 10.15 – 13.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week and the diversity of our Borough, The Mayor of Rochdale is hosting a Community and Inter Faith Event...and you are invited!
    Talks from faith representatives followed by a panel discussion with key individuals within…

    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…

    All in Good Faith

    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston, Leics LE18 2DR. 12.00 – 14.00
    Presentation on the diversity of faith communities resident and active in the borough of Oadby and Wigston. Including contributions from council staff, elected members, community groups and organisations which provide a service in the Borough (featuring Christian, Bahá’í, Jewish and…

    Interfaith Summit 2018

    Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA. 15.30 – 21.00
    Coinciding with UK Interfaith Week in November, the summit is a unique event bringing together young people from diverse communities to connect with others, explore important themes, and sign up to joint action in the UK. Along with workshops, panel…

    Noah’s Pudding Event

    Reading Railway Station, Reading, RG1 1LZ. 17.00 – 20.00
    The volunteers of Fellowship Educational Society will distribute Noah's Pudding to the commuters in Reading Railway Station for raising awareness of Inter Faith Week in Reading.…

    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 Event

    Loddon Primary School. Silverdale Road, Early, Reading. RG6 7LR . 15.30 – 16.30
    Parents and families are invited to Loddon Primary School to celebrate and raise awareness of different faiths and cultures.
    All will participate in many activities from face painting, henna, tasting food from around the world and trying on…

    Crawley Inter Faith Network Annual General Meeting with keynote speaker Dr Opinderjit 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 Opinderjit Kaur Takhar is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Saturday 17 November

    Faiths and Sustainability - taking responsibility for our planet

    St Peter's Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5AA. 9.30 – 14.00
    An event to raise awareness of the current environmental issues, to proved the community with an outline of services and support available and for members of the community to raise issues and concerns with key services providers.

    St Denys Church Open Day

    St Denys Church, Evington, Leicester, LE5 6FA. 10.00 – 16.00
    St Denys Church hosts hundreds of school children 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…

    pop up cafe

    Beccles library Blyburgate, Beccles NR34 9TB. 10.00 – 12.00
    open house free cafe in the town (Beccles) library offering a chance to talk to someone from a different faith, to think about issues relevant to cohesive communities, take a "thought for the day" from a basket of inspirational quotes…

    Traditional Stories with Maidstone Interfaith Group

    Kent History and Library Centre Maidstone, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LQ. 11.00 – 15.00
    Fun story sessions with tales from different traditions around the world, including Muslim, Christian, Bahá'í and Buddhist stories, to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    N.B. There will be two sessions - one from 11am till 12pm and the…

    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. …

    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.

  • Sunday 18 November

    Songs of Praise for Inter Faith Week

    St James Ecumenical Church, Church Street, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes MK13 0DA. 10.00 – 11.00
    Christian hymn singing with brief explanations of the hymns. This is interspersed with reflections on Psalm 16 from inter faith friends around Milton Keynes. Representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and other religions are participating.…

    OneWorld Festival Song - 2nd Event

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH. 12.00 – 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.

    All One World activities are…

    Religion Marketplace

    Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, 1 Belgrave road, B12 9FF
    College staff members will run a market place style activity in the student communal area advertising information on different Religious beliefs / practices. Each stall will represent a Religion and will be used to educate students about the basics of…

    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, handouts, and…

  • Tuesday 20 November

    SUPPORTING HARROW RESIDENTS - A GUEST PANEL DISCUSSION Faith-based social action in our community

    Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2XY. 19.30 – 21.30
    Refreshments & Interfaith Displays - Members Lounge, from 7:30pm
    A Guest Panel Discussion and Q&A - Council Chamber 8:00pm
    WWW.HARROWINTERFAITH.ORG

    Free Tickets from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/faith-based-social-action-in-our-community-a-guest-panel-discussion-tickets-51451740541…

  • 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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