Activities calendar

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

  • 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. …

  • Monday 4 November

    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…

  • Wednesday 6 November

    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

    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…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Launch of Anne Frank Exhibition at Halifax Minster

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 10.00 – Friday 22 November 16.00
    Public exhibition to be launched by Rabbi Reuben Silverman in Halifax Minster at the Civic Remembrance Day Service on Remembrance Sunday beginning at 10.45am at the Cenotaph and then in the Minster at 11.15am. The exhibition will be open every…

    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…

    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…

    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.…

    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

    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.…

    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…

    “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. …

    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.…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    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'…

    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.

  • Wednesday 13 November

    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.…

    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…

  • Thursday 14 November

    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…

    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…

    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…

  • Friday 15 November

    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…

    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! -…

    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.…

    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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  • Saturday 16 November

    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 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…

    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…

    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!…

    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.…

    Batley Poets Event (Batley)

    Batley Library, 14 Market Pl, Batley, WF17 5DA. 14.00 – 16.00
    Poetry event for local poets, people who enjoy poetry or anyone who wants to come along to come and enjoy an afternoon of poetry and good company. All welcome to read on any topic and in any language.…

  • Sunday 17 November

    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…

    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.

  • 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 Week is open to all. Listing of events on this site does not imply support or endorsement of events or of their organising bodies by the Inter Faith Network or partners. This list is provided for information. While all efforts have been made to