Activities calendar

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

  • Monday 21 October

    Inter Faith Devotions

    St Mary Barnes, Church Road, Barnes SW14 1AP. 19.30 – 20.30
    Representatives from different faith groups in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames will be sharing their favourite scriptures on the themes of Faith and Hope…

  • 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…

  • Wednesday 30 October

    “Back in the World” - Spiritual Wellbeing Series 1

    University Of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, ROOM UG04, London, W1B 2HW. 18.00 – 19.30
    In October 2018 David Morris, the University of Westminster's Assistant Interfaith Adviser, began a 9 month residency at Gampo Abbey, a Buddhist monastery on the remote Cape Breton peninsula in Nova Scotia, Canada. He was ordained as a monk and…

  • 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…

  • Friday 1 November

    Charity Afternoon Tea inc. Bollywood Dancing

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4AX. 14.30 – 16.30
    Join Barnet Multi Faith Forum for a Charity Afternoon Tea, including Bollywood Dancing, to celebrate the Indian festival of Diwali, hosted by The Worshipful Mayor, Councillor Caroline Stock. …

  • Saturday 2 November

    Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Báb

    Faiths Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH . 11.00 – 16.00
    Join the Birmingham Council of Faiths in celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Báb.

    The celebration includes a programme of live musical performances, storytelling, children’s art activities, and a showing of the film…

  • 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…

    Education and Religion SIG seminar: Art, Faith and Education

    UCL Institute of Education (IOE), 20 Bedford Way, Room 537, London, WC1H 0AL. 17.30 – 19.00
    Art can foster dialogue between faith and non-faith communities, while running the risk of misrepresentation. This Education and Religion SIG Seminar brings together two speakers who are immersed in using the arts to challenge assumptions in formal and informal educational…

    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

    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

    Protecting Our Places Of Worship

    Rochester Cathedral, Garth House, Rochester, ME1 1SX. 10.00 – 16.00
    Senior police officers in the UK have encouraged places of worship to step up their security in the wake of the global increase in attacks on faith communities.

    To support our multi-faith community the CSSC (Cross-Sector Safety…

    Lunchtime Walk: Faith in the City (part 1)

    Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG. 12.30 – 13.30
    Discover buildings used by different faith groups in the city on our short lunchtime walk.

    Up to 40 minutes, medium pace
    Meet at Town Hall Square
    Discover buildings used by different faith groups in the…

    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

    Reconciliation and Peace Building in a Time of Increasing Polarisation

    Betty Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, 1 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2LW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Kindly Hosted by Virendra Sharma MP and Seema Malhotra MP

    The Universal Peace Federation, in partnership with the Women’s Federation for World Peace, would like to extend a heartfelt invitation to a (North West) European Conference to…

    Younghusband Lecture 2019: Where religion and globalisation meet: issues of change, belonging and aspiration

    Lumen Rooms, Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RS. 18.30 – 20.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2019, World Congress of Faith presents "Younghusband Lecture 2019: Where religion and globalisation meet: issues of change, belonging and aspiration".
    Guest Speaker will be Dr Annewieke Vroom, Lecturer in Comparative Religion and Philosophy…

    An evening of Remembrance

    Sale High School Main Hall, Norris Road, Sale, M33 3JR. 19.30 – 21.30
    On the occasion where we Muslims celebrate the Life of our Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him), we would like to extend the invitation to our neighbours (of any faith and no faith).

    Our special guest who…

    Sceptics’ Space - Can Faith be Rational?

    St Peter's Church, Windsor St, Chertsey, KT16 8AT. 20.00 – 21.00
    An inclusive space for questioners, doubters and seekers to explore and ask the big questions about life and faith. The format for Sceptics' Space is really simple - grab a drink and some cake, get comfortable and listen to an…

  • 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…

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Wesley Church Centre, St. John Street, Chester, CH1 1DA. 10.00 – Sunday 10 November 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…

    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…

    London’s Monthly Inter Faith Ceremony

    Essex Unitarian Church, 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, London, W8 4RT. 19.00 – 20.30
    Led by Interfaith Minister Rev Alison Trower, this service will include music, prayer, reflection, silence, community connection & the beautiful Threshold Choir.

    You are welcome to arrive from 6:45pm & we will be completed by 8:30pm with…

  • Saturday 9 November

    Wellbeing Conference

    St Peter's Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5AA
    Key aims of the Conference:
    1) To raise awareness in the community of the importance of our Wellbeing, including Spiritual, Emotional, Psychological, Physical, Financial, Social and having a Healthy Lifestyle.
    2) To provide the community with an…

    Acton Muslim History Treasure Hunt

    Acton Mosque, 2-5 Oldham Terrace, Acton, London W3 6LS. 10.30 – 14.00
    A treasure hunt around Acton Muslim History sites followed by a tour and lunch at Acton Mosque. Invitations exclusively to members of the Outreach Ealing contacts

    Teams of up to 6 (people of various faiths accompanied by…

    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

    Inter Faith Remembrance Sunday Civic Service

    St Pancras Church, Euston Road, NW1 2BA
    Interfaith Remembrance Sunday Civic Service in the presence of the Mayor of Camden at St Pancras Church, followed by a procession to the Euston Station War Memorial.

    All are welcome…

    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…

    Towards a Better Understanding of Israel/Palestine (Part 2)

    Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF. 11.30 – 17.00
    Arriving from 11.30am for registration and refreshments we will enjoy a bring and share lunch together from 12.30pm and then show the film ‘Two Sided Story’, which carries a powerful message about those bereaved on both sides and how they…

    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.

    Inter Faith Friendship Lunch

    Thornhill Parish Church, Thornhill, WF12 0JZ. 13.00 – 15.00
    Asian main course provided by Darul-Ilm Mosque team. Bring and share your favoured dessert. Refreshments - water, tea, coffee or cordial.

    Everyone welcome.…

    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…

    St. Margaret’s Church Open Door Day

    St Margaret’s Church, The Broadway, North St, Barking IG11 8AS. 15.00 – 18.00
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, the Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum have organised a borough wide 'visit my place of worship week'. Local places of worship will be open to visitors, allowing you the opportunity to better understand the practices…

    The Sultan and the Saint Free Screening

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9 4TN. 16.00 – 17.00
    We are pleased to present a screening of the award-winning film, The Sultan and the Saint. Narrated by Jeremy Irons, the film tells one of the great, lost stories from history about Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt.…

    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…

    Inter Faith Week Service and Kosher Meal

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE. 18.15 – 20.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Sunday service at the Chapel Michaelmas, St Hugh's College (Oxford) will be held by Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler, and it will take the form of an Inter Faith Service, followed by a Kosher Meal. …

    Inter Faith Week Choral Evensong

    St Hugh's College Chapel, St Margaret's Rd, University of Oxford, OX2 6LE. 18.15 – 20.30
    INTERFAITH EVENSONG SERVICE with guest speaker Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler and the St Hugh's College Chapel Choir.

    Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler is the University of Oxford’s Jewish Chaplain, which is a role he has shared with his wife Tracey since…

  • Monday 11 November

    Inter Faith Week Exhibition

    Weston Hospicecare, Jackson-Barstow House, 28 Thornbury Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 4YQ
    Weston Hospicecare is inviting people to visit Jackson-Barstow House to contribute towards an exhibition to celebrate Inter Faith Week between 11-15 November.

    Although the charity emerged from a Christian church in 1989, it cares for people of…

    Diversity Game

    Great Yarmouth Central Library, Tolhouse St, NR30 2SH. 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.…

    Women of Faith

    Banqueting Suite, City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1HY. 10.00 – 12.00
    To celebrate Interfaith week in Bradford, you are invited to a civic reception hosted by Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe and Believing in Bradford.

    We are bringing together Women of Faith in our City, to recognise what a wonderful…

    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…

    4 Churches Tour

    Tredegar Centre, 333 Morville Street, London E3 2DZ. 10.00 – Thursday 28 November 17.00
    Thanks to an Action for Bow Grant, City Steps Guided Tours is organising a number of visits to local Churches in Bow followed by an amazing final visit to St Mary the Virgin Church in Maldon and Maldon’s annual Vintage…

    Community Remembrance

    Greenhead Park, Trinity St, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT. 10.15 – 11.30
    Join us in a community Remembrance service, led by faith and community groups. Everyone welcome.…

    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.…

    SCOTLAND Women Of Faith and Community doors open event.                                                     

    Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, Glasgow, G20 6EZ, (free parking onsite). 10.30 – 12.30
    Eat Share Love
    Eat our yummy treats
    Share your happy memories from childhood
    Love playing a game or 2
    We welcome donations on the day. All funds collected will go to Mary’s Meals…

    Eat, Share, Love

    Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, G20 6EZ,. 10.30 – 12.30
    We are delighted to invite you to our event at Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, G20 6EZ, (free parking onsite)
    @ 10.30am – 12.30am Monday 11th November
    Eat some yummy treats
    Share fond…

    What Does Faith Mean To You?

    Engineering and Computing Building Foyer, Coventry University, 3 Gulson Rd, Coventry, CV1 2JH. 11.00 – 15.00
    Tell us what faith means to you as the Interfaith Community, the Hate Crime Team and the Spirituality and Faith Centre give advice and information on what they have to offer as well as give you a full run down…

    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.

    Where Faith, Belief and Policy Connect

    City Hall, Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. 12.30 – 15.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week this year, Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard, Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement invites women leaders of different faiths and beliefs, and none, to Where Faith, Belief and Policy Connect, a participatory event…

    Prophets in Islam and Christianity: Creation, Adam and Eve

    St Philip's Centre, 2a Stoughton Drive North, Leicester, LE5 5UB. 12.30 – 14.00
    First in a series of conversations about prophets in Islam and Christianity.…

    An ISKCON Response to the Climate Emergency

    Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    The first in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Jaap Alberts. …

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Monday 11th November: 'The Trial of…

    Where do we go from here? Queerness and Faith

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH. 18.30 – 20.30
    What does it mean to be queer and religious? What happens when faith, sexuality, and gender identity meet?

    This panel discussion brings together artists from a range of religious backgrounds and practices to talk about what…

    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…

    Multicultural cooking class

    Rawtenstall Unitarian Church, Bank Street, Rossendale BB4 7QY (entrance and car park: Ormerod Street, BB4 7QW). 19.00 – 21.00
    Learn how to make new dishes from several cultures and faith traditions, and take what you made home!…

    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.…

    CathSoc x ABSoc Inter-faith Discussion

    Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT. 19.00 – 21.00
    Inter Faith Week 2019 will take place between 10-17 November. It is the perfect chance to learn more about other Faiths and to discuss openly about any questions that you might have regarding different faiths. Please join us for an…

    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…

    “Dawn of the Light” – commemorating the Bicentenary of the birth of the Bab

    Broadgreen Community Centre (Lounge Room), Salisbury Street, Swindon, SN1 2AN. 19.30 – 21.30
    Watch a film about the bicentenary of the birth of The Bab (forerunner of Baha'u'llah, who founded the Baha'i faith); followed by a Question & Answer session. …

    Dacorum Interfaith Network Meeting

    Hemel Hempstead Quaker Meeting House, 1 The Alleys, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 5ZB. . 19.30 – 21.00
    Paul Sandford will be sharing with us about Druidry, his faith in the modern world, which has some historic link to an ancient religion of the British Isles.…

    Screening of ‘Dawn of the Light’

    De Grey 016, De Grey Court, York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 19.30 – 22.00
    The Baha’i community of York invites you to a screening of ‘Dawn of the Light’, a film commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab, one of the founding figures of the Baha’I Faith.…

    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

    South Kirklees School Diversity Day

    Beaumont Primary Academy, Dryclough Rd, Huddersfield, HD4 5JA
    Learning about faiths and making new friends.

    Partnership with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team, and 10 local schools.…

    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. …

    Faith Builds Community Policy - Preview and Inter Faith Week Flag Raising

    Barking Town Hall, 1 Clockhouse Avenue, Barking, IG11 7LU. 11.00 – 12.30
    Join us as we unveil the preview of the Faith Builds Community Policy and raise a flag to celebrate Inter Faith Week in Barking & Dagenham.

    Over the past 11 months, the Council and the Barking &…

    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.…

    Women Talking, City Listening Focus Group

    Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG. 11.00 – 13.00
    This will be a group discussion to identify the challenges and difficulties women face today towards pursuing their interests and achieving their hopes, dreams and ambitions. We want women of all and no faiths, practising and non-practising to come together…

    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…

    Campus Cohesion Lunch

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 12.00 – 14.00
    Join us for free Subways and pizza in the Campus Centre atrium and learn how to get involved with faith and culture student groups and charity work at DMU. …

    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.…

    A Bahá’í Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Second in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by George Merchant Ballentyne. …

    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…

    Meet & Eat

    Bishop Gate, Tower St, Coventry, CV1 1AJ. 17.00 – 20.00
    Meet & Eat is your chance to learn more about Inter Faith Week and what it means with a bite or two in hand.

    The Interfaith Community are celebrating Inter Faith Week 2019 with a whole host…

    Celebrating Multi-Faith Britain

    Methodist Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH. 18.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to share in an entertaining and informative evening to mark Inter Faith Week 2019.

    On Tuesday 12th November from 6pm - 9pm, Methodist Central Hall Westminster will host several guests from other faiths…

    Youth Debate - “Does social media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?”

    Platform Youth Hub, Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    A panel of young people will debate "Does Social Media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?" and then questions from the audience will be invited. There will be free food and drinks.…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Tuesday 12th November: 'Heal the Living'…

    Signs on the Earth: faith inspired responses to the climate emergency

    Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building, Beech Grove Terrace, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT. 18.00 – 19.30
    Leading environmentalist, Fazlun Khalid will talk about what is perhaps the greatest threat humanity faces today, namely climate change. The dangers we face from climate change are well documented and Climate Action Tracker tells us that Morocco is the only…

    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…

    LGBTQ+ Inter Faith

    The Faith & Belief Forum, Star House, 104 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BA. 18.30 – 21.00
    In celebration of national Inter Faith Week 2019, we invite LGBTQ+ people and allies of different faiths, religions, and non-religious beliefs, to a relaxed evening of reflection, celebration and sharing a meal together.

    The event will be…

    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…

    “Our Common Home – responding to the climate emergency and the world’s poor”

    Collingwood Centre, Rugby School, Oak Street, Rugby, CV22 5EB. 18.30 – 21.00
    For the 2019 Rugby Interfaith Forum public lecture we are very fortunate to have Christine Allen to speak on the topic “Our Common Home – responding to the climate emergency and the world’s poor” .

    Christine is…

    Diwali Event

    Xaverian Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8HE. 18.30 – 20.30
    Come and listen to the story of Diwali, the triumph of good over evil. There will be a display of items related to Diwali festival and a dance show - light refreshments provided.

    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.

    A talk and discussion on secularism - is it a necessity in a multifaith society?

    Leicester Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB. 19.00 – 21.00
    A talk on secularism followed by discussion.
    The three element of secularism are:
    1. Separation of religious institutions from the state.
    2. Freedom of thought and religion.
    3. No state discrimination on the grounds of…

    From India to Woking - The role of Indian Army in WW1

    St Andrews Church, Church Gate House, Downside Bridge Rd, Cobham, KT11 3EJ. 19.00 – 21.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum are hosting 'From India to Woking - The role of the Indian Army in WW1'. The event will explore the Commonwealth contribution, the Indian Army and the Muslim contribution to WW1,…

    What our faiths contribute to building stronger communities

    Unity Centre, St Leonards Road, Rotherham, S65 1PD. 19.00 – 21.00
    We belong to one another: What do our faiths have to contribute to building stronger communities?

    We all belong to one human family and share a common territory together. All our faiths have wisdom to share on…

    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.

    Inter Faith Question Time 2019

    Cardiff University Students' Union, Park Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3QN. 19.00 – 21.00
    Our Interfaith Question Time, in Y Plas CUSU, starting at 7.00pm. We'll have refreshments (tea, coffee & cake) with an interfaith panel discussion.

    The format is a panel discussion with a representative from each of the faith…

    Multi Faith Service

    The Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES. 19.30 – 21.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, 10th to 17th November, IFMK is hosting a Multifaith Service in the main worship area of The Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES on Tuesday 12th November 2019 from…

    Loving Enemies; Loving the Neighbourhood

    Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Hall, 294 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS17 6LE. 19.30 – 21.30
    A lecture by Dr Alistair McFadyen (Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds and a Special Constable) hosted by the Council of Christians and Jews (Leeds Branch).

    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.

    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…

    ‘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.…

    The Fabric of Faith: My Life Is But A Weaving

    UCL, Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. 13.00 – 14.00
    From church kneelers and banners to mosque table cloths and challah bread covers, fabrics are literally woven into the experience of faith and worship. In 2016, as part of her PhD at UCL’s The Bartlett, Katy Beinart brought together 15…

    Faith Crawl Autumn 2019

    Multifaith Chaplaincy, 1 Woodlands Road, Bristol, BS8 1TB. 13.00 – 19.30
    Faith Crawl is one of our most popular events at the chaplaincy. We hope that you can join us!

    We will meet at the Chaplaincy at 1pm. We will then be visiting three local places of worship,…

    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…

    A Christian Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Third in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Rev Fran Rees…

    Faith Trail

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 13.15 – 15.45
    Join us at the Campus Centre atrium for a walk around Leicester's most historic and spiritual places of worship. …

    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…

    DevOUT: A discussion with the LGBTQ+ community and our relationship with faith

    The Equity Centre, Providence Street, Bradford, BD1 2TP. 14.30 – 15.30
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2019, join us in the Equity Centre on November 13th at 2:30pm for a discussion with the LGBTQ+ community and our relationship with faith.

    We will have a range of speakers…

    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…

    Interfaith Networking Event

    The University of Portsmouth Students' Union, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EF. 17.30 – 19.00
    This event is for our staff, students and Community faith leaders to be able to get to know each other and discuss what offering they have across Portsmouth. People can bring leaflets if they so wish.

    Common Humanity

    Northumbria University, Northumbria University,Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST. 18.00 – 20.30
    Newcastle Council of Faiths, Northumbria University and Initiatives of Change would like to invite you to participate in a conference on Common Humanity during national Inter Faith Week. Chaplains of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities and local faith leaders will be…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Wednesday 13th November: Lourdes' - feature…

    A Dialogue on Peace and Unity

    The Braithwaite Hall Katherine Street Croydon CR0 1NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    This evening will have a variety of faith and community leaders' views expressed prior to round table discussions to understand:
    • The pressures creating obstacles to peace and unity in our diverse community
    • How we can…

    Inter Faith Week Event: Peace Conference

    Braithwaite Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX. 19.00 – 21.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2019, Faiths together in Croydon is organizing a Peace Conference.
    Come along and celebrate peace and unity. …

    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…

    “Keeping Hope Alive with Olive Oil and Soap”

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 19.00 – 20.30
    A Talk on Palestinian Fairtrade olive farmers and on Fairtrade in general.

    Speaker: Susan Murphy…

    Inter Faith Evening & Dinner

    Faizan-e-Islam Centre of Excellence, 757 Leabridge Road, Walthamstow, E17 9DZ. 19.00 – 21.00
    His Eminence Shaykh Rabbani cordially invites you to join him for the Interfaith Evening & Dinner.…

    Speed Faithing

    Moseley Exchange, Courtyard behind Post Office, 149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JP.. 19.30 – 21.30
    Speed faithing is a fun way to meet people of different faith and belief backgrounds. Do come and join us to meet new friends and neighbours and to celebrate the wonderful diversity of faiths and beliefs in Moseley and South…

    Face to Faith: Promoting inter faith understanding & cooperation amongst young people

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 19.30 – 21.00
    This is an opportunity for young people of all faiths to come together and chat with one another in a relaxed setting with fun activities and light refreshments. Ample car parking available at side of church. …

    Inter Faith Discussion

    Chester Cathedral, 9 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU. 19.30 – 21.00
    The Lord Mayor of Chester, Mark Williams, and Vice Dean and Canon Missioner of Chester Cathedral, Jane Brooke invite you to talk to representatives from a wide range of faiths, including the Jewish, Sikh and Islamic faiths and discover ‘what…

    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

    Inter Faith Week Breakfast

    Richard House Children's Hospice, Richard House Dr, Beckton, London E16 3RG. 8.30 – 11.30
    Join us at the Inter Faith Week Breakfast, Thursday 14th November 8:30am - 11:30am. Network with our diverse faith community, hear from those delivering our first class care with demonstrations from our skilled nursing team and more! …

    Display of artefacts and posters with coffee and cake

    The Minster Coffee Shop, St Nicholas Church, NR30 1NE. 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.…

    Stewardship: Prayers for the Planet

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom, Branthwaite Brow, off Market Place, Kendal LA9 4TN. 10.00 – 12.00
    South Lakeland Interfaith Forum invites you to share meditation, interfaith prayers, poetry, and music as we reflect on our sacred responsibility toward the Earth that sustains us.

    Part of Inter Faith Week 2019.

    Thursday…

    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!

    OpenFaith Masterclasses

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 10.00 – 16.00
    Take part in a diverse range of workshops throughout the day. A great opportunity to learn about various faiths, spirituality, music and wellbeing. Book a space via MyGateway.…

    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.

    Inter Faith Meditation

    Unitarian Chapel, 31 St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    Refreshments at 10.30. Several methods of meditation used. All are most welcome. …

    Inter Faith Coffee Morning

    Morden Islamic Community Centre, 116 London Road, SM4 5AX . 11.00 – 12.30
    A warm welcome, yummy refreshments and the chance to chat!…

    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…

    Faith-Based Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Fourth in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. …

    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.…

    Death Café/Gravetalk

    James Clerk Maxwell Building, (Kings College London), 57 Waterloo Road, SE1 8WA. 14.00 – 15.30
    A SPACE TO TALK ABOUT DEATH, DYING AND FUNERALS
    There will be cake.
    There will be talk.
    There will be questions.
    The truth is we are all going to die. But nobody wants to say anything.…

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum: Together Against Faith Hate

    St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL. 17.30 – 20.30
    Together Against Faith Hate

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum are holding a free event to tackle faith hate crime during Inter Faith Week 2019. The event will focus on raising awareness and features guest speakers, stalls hosted…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Thursday 14th November: 'Dawn of the…

    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?'…

    The Cry of the Earth – Inter Faith Reception

    Reading Quaker Meeting House, 2 Church Street, RG1 2SB. 19.00 – 21.00
    On Thursday the 14th of November 2019, we would like to welcome you at the Inter Faith Week Reception in Reading. This is an annual event where we celebrate the good relationships between people of all faiths in our town.

    Woking Debates: Film Screening

    Quaker Meeting House, Park Road, Woking, GU22 7DB. 19.00 – 22.00
    The Woking Debates committee have decided to put on three film showings on peace and social issues. The last of the films for this year will be screened on 14th November: ‘A Bold Peace', the award winning feature documentary about…

    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…

    Faith Leaders Football

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

  • Friday 15 November

    Real People, Honest Talk - Leicester

    St Philip’s Church, Leicester, LE2 1HN. 10.30 – 13.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Near Neighbours is organizing a 'Real People, Honest Talk' session in Leicester.
    The session aims to:
    - bring people together within local communities
    - facilitate honest conversations about issues of…

    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…

    A Sikh Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Last in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Tajinder Jagdev. …

    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…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Friday 15th November: 'Hare Krsna! -…

    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.…

    Diversity Night

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 18.00 – 20.30
    A night of cultural fusion filled with a variety of performances and food from around the globe! Find out more and book your place via MyGateway.…

    60: An evening of stories

    Rawtenstall Unitarian Church, Bank Street, Rossendale BB4 7QY (entrance and car park: Ormerod Street, BB4 7QW). 19.00 – 20.30
    Come and listen to people of different faiths share their stories on the theme of 'being found'.
    With bring and share cake and other refreshments.…

    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…

    Art Soothes the Soul - Iteractive atelier

    Shumei UK - 50 Camden Square NW1 9XB. 19.00 – 21.30
    TECHNIQUES FOR PAINTING WITH INK - by resident artist Oscar Lloveras
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    Our Community, Our Future

    The Eden Centre Crosland Moor, Dryclough Road, Huddersfield, HD4 5HY. 19.30 – 21.00
    Meet local people working in our community
    Hear about what inspires them to serve our community
    Join us for friendship and free pizza!

    Supported by Kirklees Cohesion Team

  • 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.

    Faith Trail

    Southgate Methodist Church, Langdale Street, Elland, HX5 0JL. 10.00 – 12.00
    The 'Faith Trail' will take place in Elland, with tours of various places of worship and explanations of their history including as follows:

    10:00am Meet at Southgate Methodist Church, Langdale Street, HX5 0JL.
    10:30am Elland Mosque,…

    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…

    Inter Faith Shabbat morning service

    Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community, 434 Uxbridge Road, London HA5 4RG. 10.30 – 12.30
    Kol Chai Hatch End Reform Jewish Community welcomes all our neighbours from different faith communities and voluntary groups to join us for our Shabbat morning service. Our guest speaker is the Revd Rod Green, from St Peter's Church in West…

    Inter Faith Spiritual Day

    Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ. 10.30 – 16.30
    Come and join us for a day of spiritual contemplation, conversation, song and dance, organised by Herefordshire Interfaith Group at Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ

    Together we will share spiritual community and seek to…

    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…

    Intimate Partner Abuse in Faith Communities

    Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Rothley St, Leicester, LE4 6LF. 10.30 – 13.00
    An inter faith conference on this important, sensitive but often neglected issue, hosted by Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour.…

    Birmingham Inter Faith Music Festival

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square B3 3DH. 11.00 – 16.00
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week with music, dance and art!

    Following the "Finding Faith" mini festival in March 2018, our partners Faiths In Tune will hold the first Birmingham Interfaith Music Festival at the museum, for Inter…

    “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.…

    Inter Faith Service of York Liberal Jewish Community

    Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York, YO1 9RL. 11.00 – 12.15
    Interfaith Service of York Liberal Jewish Community at Friends Meeting House followed by a bring & share lunch (vegetarian & permitted fish). …

    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!…

    Faith, Food and Fellowship

    Xaverian Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8HE. 12.00 – 17.00
    Preston Baha'i Community welcome all who can come for faith, food and fellowship. …

    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.…

    Faith Walk

    Ridge Road Mosque Rotherham, 33-35 Ridge Rd, Rotherham, S65 1NS. 13.30 – 16.30
    The Jigsaw treasure hunt will be followed by a “Faith walk” from Ridge Road Mosque to All Saints Church.
    Short talk and presentation: Rev Phil Batchford, and other members of diverse faith groups.

    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. …

    Hindu & Sikh Prayer session

    Contemplation Room at York St John’s University, Lord Mayors Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 16.00 – 18.00
    Join us to participate in or to observe Hindu & Sikh prayers. All welcome to attend. …

  • 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…

    Light For Leeds 2019

    Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    A gathering of different faiths and beliefs , celebrating what we all have in common. Includes food, music , meditation and prayer, and more. All welcome. Last entry is 3.30pm and the day culminates in a walk to the Chapter…

    Darlington Walk for Peace

    Quaker Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL3 7NB. 12.00 – 15.00
    A walk open to all people. We start at our Quaker Meeting House, visit several places of worship including the local Mosque, Sikh Gurdwara and Buddhist Centre alongside Catholic, Anglican and non-conformist churches, before concluding in the market square. Short…

    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…

    Tea & Tour of Eccles Mosque

    Eccles Mosque, 5 Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Manchester M30 0WB. 13.00 – 15.00
    ***ALL WELCOME***

    Ever walked passed the mosque and wished you could pop inside? Well this is your chance!

    Come along and:
    • Feel at home.
    • Tour the mosque & observe…

    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.…

    People who Inspire my Quaker Faith

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 14.00 – 16.00
    Some Preston Quakers talk about the people who have and continue to inspire them and their faith.

    Followed by light refreshments.…

    York Interfaith Group 30th Anniversary Celebration & Social Event

    De Grey 125, York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 14.00 – 16.00
    Showing people what we have achieved in 30 years, a look back at the Week and to share ideas for the future. All are most welcome.…

    Annual Interfaith Service: Faith Perspectives on Climate Crisis

    St Nicholas Church, Bury St, Guildford, GU2 4AW. 15.00 – 17.00
    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum invite you to the annual interfaith service: 'Saving our home: Faith Perspectives on Climate Crisis'
    from representatives of local Hindu, Jewish,Christian, Buddhist, Muslem, Sikh & Bahá'í communities, who will be sharing their faith's…

    The Divine Dance: what is liberal Christianity?

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 16.00 – 18.00
    Join us for an exploration on what we mean by 'liberal Christianity'. …

    Interfaith service on the theme of ‘connections’

    Rawtenstall Unitarian Church, Bank Street, Rossendale BB4 7QY (entrance and car park: Ormerod Street, BB4 7QW). 17.00 – 19.00
    People of all faiths are invited to share readings, music etc. from their own tradition on the theme of 'connections'. There will also be a demonstration of the Diversity Game.
    Potluck dinner to follow!…

    Gospel Hour

    De Montfort Students' Union, Mill Lane, Leicester, LE2 7HU. 17.30 – 18.30
    Celebrating Gospel Music and the impact it has on people of faith and none during Inter Faith week.

    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…

  • Monday 18 November

    Islam Awareness Course

    London Muslim Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JQ
    A FREE accredited course for those wishing to increase their knowledge on Islam and Muslims. Muslims are part of the British mosaic, and wear visible signs of their faith, which often leads to the perpetuation of myths and stereotypes.

  • Tuesday 19 November

    North Kirklees School Diversity Day

    Warwick Road Primary, Warwick Rd, Batley, WF17 6BS
    Learning about faiths and making new friends.

    Partnernship with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team and 10 local schools.…

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Wharton Library, Willow Square, Wharton, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 3HP. 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…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Understanding Islam: Muslim views of Christianity

    Richmond Library Annexe Quadrant Road, Richmond TW9 1DH
    To mark Inter Faith Week, FaithFull Friends in collaboration with the South London Inter Faith Group are organizing the event "Understanding Islam: Muslim views of Christainity", a study day led by Dr Chris Hewer.…

    Lunchtime Walk: Faith in the city (part 2)

    Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG. 12.30 – 13.15
    Discover buildings used by different faith groups on our short lunchtime walk.

    Up to 45 minutes, medium pace
    Meet at Town Hall Square
    Discover buildings used by different faith groups in the city on our…

    Medical aid to Palestine

    Hinsley room, Morpeth Terrace, London, SW1 1AA. 16.00 – 17.15
    Raya Tibawi talks about her walk in aid of the charity. This is part of our series on Israel/Palestine and how we can help…

    ‘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…

  • 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…

    Mobilising Faith in Climate Activism: Learning from Extinction Rebellion

    Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, SE14 6NW. 10.30 – 16.00
    Join us for this space of learning and reflection, for activists and people of faith to share their experiences, questions and insights.

    Faith-based groups are mobilising like never before on climate breakdown and biodiversity loss. What can…

  • Monday 25 November

    Festival of Faiths

    Chancellor's Mall, Deane Road Bolton, BL3 5AB, United Kingdom. 11.00 – 14.00
    The University of Bolton Chaplaincy and Bolton SU present 'Festival of Faiths'. Learn about the different faiths and their festivals with food, music and dancing!
    Including:
    Bollywood Dancing,
    Sari Workshop,
    Stalls,
    Henna Painting,

    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

    Kirklees Places of Worship Event

    St Andrew’s Church, Denison Street, Batley, WF17 7NU. 9.30 – 15.30
    You are invited to a Multi Faith Major Incident Awareness Event.

    A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    This is about places of worship working in partnership with other organisations, our communities and…

  • Friday 29 November

    Inter Faith Orange Event (Stop Domestic Violence)

    Council Chamber, Civic Centre, St. Peter's Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SH. 18.00 – 20.00
    Join Interfaith Wolverhampton for an event discussing ways to tackle domestic violence.

    The 25th of every month has been designated as Orange Day by the UN Women campaign Say No, UNiTE launched in 2009 to mobilize civil…

  • Saturday 30 November

    Tea and Tour of one of Europe’s biggest Mosques

    The London Muslim Centre, Visitor Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1JX. 10.30 – 14.00
    ***ALL WELCOME***

    Ever walked passed the mosque and wished you could pop inside one of Europe’s biggest mosques and have a look around? Well this is your chance!

    This event is open to people…

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