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!

  • 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.…

  • Monday 12 November

    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…

    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:

    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…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 St. Brides Way, 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,…

    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

    Multi Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, car park, Denby Dale Road WF2 8DY: St James's Church, Denby Dale Road WF2 8EB. 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…

    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

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

  • Saturday 17 November

    St Denys Church Open Day

    St Denys Church Evington LE5 6FA. 10.00 – 16.00
    St Denys Church hosts hundreds of schoolchildren 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 out…

    Traditional Stories with Maidstone Interfaith Group

    Kent History & Library Centre, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LQ. 11.00 – 14.00
    Fun story sessions with tales from different traditions around the world, including Muslim, Christian, Bahá'í and Buddhist stories, to celebrate Inter Faith Week.…

    ‘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 between 2.00pm and…

    ‘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

    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 (detached room at side of building), 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,…

  • 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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