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

    Inter Faith Week Trail

    St Paul’s CE Primary School, Wiclif Way, Stockingford, Nuneaton, CV10 8NH
    This is an information trail which focuses on different religious traditions under categories such as symbols, sacred places, festivals, food, clothing and prayer. There is a reflective activity at each station and the whole trail ends with a symbolic gesture…

    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…

    Table top exhibition

    Christ Church, King Street, Great Yarmouth. NR30 2HL. 10.00 – Thursday 15 November 14.00
    Table top exhibition of religious artefacts at a charity cafe. Cafe open to public with tea, coffee, etc at a very reasonable price. Exhibition of artefacts from the many faiths in Great Yarmouth. Opportunity to discuss their meaning and relevance…

    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:

    Gandhi King Ikeda Peace Builders Exhibition

    Gandhi Hall, Brunswick Rd, Manchester, M20 4QB
    SGI-UK are delighted to have the opportunity to show the Gandhi King Ikeda Peacebuilders Exhibition at Gandhi Hall.

    The inspiration behind the exhibition was the founding of the Gandhi King Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize in 2001…

    10th Anniversary of Faiths Together in Lambeth

    Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW. 18.00 – 20.00
    Three speakers will reflect on FTiL’s (Faiths Together in Lambeth) civic role after 10 years and the stalls will point us to what can be done to help provide positive options for younger people.…

    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

    Faiths Partnership meeting - Homelessness in Cambridge

    Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW. 18.00 – 19.30
    The topic of this meeting during Interfaith Week is 'Homelessness'.

    Speakers will be Andy King, the City Council’s Housing Advice Partnerships Manager; Vicky Knighton, from the Cambridge Street and Mental Health Outreach Team and who works in…

  • 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. …

    Unity in Worship

    The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PX. 19.00 – 21.30
    Celebrating the diversity and commonalities of worship practices in Swindon, sharing faith worship practices and coming together in joint worship.…

    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

    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 Service

    Christ Church, King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2HL. 14.00 – 16.00
    A Service of religious readings and music involving the various faith groups.

    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 and 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

    Light For Leeds

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.15
    A free, drop-in Inter Faith Week event featuring representation of the major faiths and celebrating what we have in common.

    Featuring stalls, musical performances, prayer, meditation, food and drink.

    The day will conclude with…

    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…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth: Exploring Food, Faith & Living Sustainably

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 128-130 High Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3AP. 14.00 – 17.00
    An afternoon exploring ‘Low Carbon Food’ from different faith perspectives. Topics will be: faiths and food, reducing our food footprint, ‘waste not, want not’, inspiring personal stories and pledging to take action. The event is part of the Living The…

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