Activities calendar

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

    Inter Faith Diwali Celebration

    Bonny Downs Community Association Community Gardens, Wellington Road, East Ham, London E6 6EB. 14.30 – 16.30
    Join us for our FREE family friendly Interfaith Diwali celebration! All faiths welcome!

    - Free food
    - The story of Rama and Sita
    - Dancing
    - Craft activities including Rangoli & Diya making

  • Tuesday 5 November

    Multifaith Diwali, Bandi Chhor and Guru Nanak Celebration

    Faith & Community Centre (1st floor), QE Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH. 12.30 – 14.00
    Joint celebration of Diwali, Bandi Chhor and Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday.

    Light Refreshments will be provided.…

  • Thursday 7 November

    Faiths and foods

    Wisbech Adventure Playground, Waterlees Road, Wisbech PE13 3HG. 12.36 – 23.59
    The Spinney - Wisbech Adventure Playground will be hosting an Inter Faith Week event featuring food from different faiths and cultures across the world.

    The day will be a chance for all to get together to…

    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…

  • 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…

    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

    Friendship Walk

    Gorleston Beach Road & Lower Esplanade (by the Yacht Pond), Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6BU. 14.00 – 16.00
    You are warmly invited to a Friendship Walk on Saturday 9th November at 2pm.

    The walk will start from Gorleston Boat Pond by the beach. The walk will be about an hour with refreshments after at 24…

    Inter Faith Festival of Light

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX. 18.30 – 21.00
    A unique way to celebrate Diwali - with an Inter Faith Festival of Light.
    Find out how different cultures celebrate 'Light' and the similarities that unite us all.
    This is a FREE event and includes FREE food, FREE…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Who was Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him)

    Paddock Village Hall, West View, Paddock, Huddersfield HD1 4TX. 18.00 – 20.00
    Come and learn about the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him), who has been ranked as number 1 by Michael Hart in his book of the Worlds Most Influential People. …

  • 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…

    Stafford and District Friends of Faith Festival of Peace

    Oddfellows Hall, Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2HP. 18.30 – 20.45
    The theme of this year's Festival of Peace is 'Sharing common ground, celebrating difference’. The Festival begins with sharing food at 6.30. Local faith groups and organisations working to promote positive relationships within the local community will be available to…

    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

    National Inter Faith Week Celebration

    The Exchange Blackburn, 71-73 King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DT. 10.00 – 14.30
    Join us for a celebration filled with fun and food for National Inter Faith Week!

    Including:
    - Hindu Dancing
    - Clogg Dancing (By Roe Lee Primary School)
    - Morris Dancing
    - Drumming and…

    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 &…

    Faith, Food and Music

    The Mall, Taliesin Centre, Singleton Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PZ. 11.30 – 14.30
    As a part of Inter Faith Week CampusLife are running a series of events all encompassing faith, food & music!

    Come and join in celebrating our diversity and learning about each other’s faiths. There will be a…

    Inter Faith Week - Food Festival Tasting Event

    Alexander House, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS99 1BD. 12.00 – 14.00
    Inter Faith Week celebrates all religions, beliefs and faiths from around the world. In every faith, there are events to celebrate or commemorate . A lot of festivities revolve around or include food.

    So as part of…

    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…

    Annual Celebration: Growing Interfaith Cooperation and Understanding

    Crossley Heath School, Savile Park, Halifax, HX3 0HG. 17.45 – 20.00
    Join us for our Annual Celebration at 6:30pm.

    The theme for this year is ‘Growing Interfaith Cooperation and Understanding’. The celebration evening will include talks, poetry, singing, dance and recitation of the holy Quran.

    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'…

    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…

    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.

    Sukhasan

    Shri Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Kembrey Street, Swindon, SN2 8AZ. 19.00 – 21.00
    Witness Sukhasan (the end of the day ceremony) in the Sikh Temple and a presentation about Sikhism.…

    Inter Faith Friends Dinner

    Leyton Sixth Form College, Essex Rd, Leyton, London, E10 6EQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    You are cordially invited to our Interfaith Friends Dinner.…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Women’s Inter Faith Evening

    Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, CB3 9DF
    Join us for an evening of Inter Faith celebrations!…

    Roses for Peace

    Dewsbury Town Centre, WF12. 10.00 – 11.00
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    Unity in the Community

    Memory Lane Banquet Hall, Gilnow Lane, Bolton, BL3 5EL. 10.30 – 16.30
    Annual event led by Asian Elders Resource Centre – Bringing together communities in Bolton to celebrate Eid, Diwali and Advent…

    Inter Faith Week - Cake and Coffee event

    100 South Colonnade, 6th Floor, 6.22 Ludgate, London, E14. 12.00 – 14.00
    Inter Faith Week celebrates all religions, beliefs and faiths from around the world. In every faith, there are events to celebrate or commemorate. A lot of festivities revolve around or include food.

    So as part of the…

    Inter Faith Week Activities

    West Thames College, London Rd, Isleworth, TW7 4HS. 12.00 – 14.00
    West Thames College are holding a range of activities during Inter Faith Week in the Atrium, including:
    • Holy trinity church Hounslow – rap/ literature
    • SWAT – Stall of literature in the teaching of Guru Nanak…

    West Thames College Activities

    West Thames College, London Rd, Isleworth, TW7 4HS. 12.00 – 14.00
    We have a range of activities organised for Inter Faith Week on Wednesday 13th November at 12 – 2pm.
    • Holy trinity church Hounslow – rap/ literature
    • SWAT – Stall of literature in the teaching…

    Faith Societies Showcase

    The Courtyard, Coventry University Students' Union. 12.00 – 15.00
    Come along to The Courtyard and grab a bite to eat and join into a whole host of different activities whilst getting to know...


    - Our faith societies

    - Coventry Universities Hate…

    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…

    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.…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Roses for Peace

    Heckmondwike Morrisons Supermarket, 17 Union St, Heckmondwike, WF16 0HD. 11.00 – 13.00
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    Faith, Food and Music

    The Core, Swansea University, Bay Campus Fabian Way Swansea SA1 8EN Wales, UK. 11.30 – 2.30
    An informal inter faith gathering to celebrate our unity in diversity. Open to everyone. Come and spend some social time with us and learn about different faiths and traditions. Includes food tasting, music making and faith quizzes and games.…

    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…

    NTU Faith and Music Event

    University Hall, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ. 13.00 – 14.00
    Join us for an exciting opportunity to showcase a range of acoustic musical/vocal presentation that reflects the diverse faith and beliefs by NTU students and partners in the majestic setting of the University Hall.

    Alongside each musical…

    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…

    Multi Faith Event

    Unitas, 76 Montrose Avenue, Edgware, HA8 0DT. 18.00 – 21.00
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week with us!

    Interactive activities:
    - Open Mic (singing, rapping, and even reading a poem or a prayer). If you would like to perform by yourself or as a group contact us at…

    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…

    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…

  • Friday 15 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.

    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.…

    Under 30s Interfaith Shabbat Dinner

    Moishe House London, NW2. 18.45 – 22.45
    A shabbat dinner for people of all faiths and beliefs between 18 and 30 years old
    Join us at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interfaith-shabbat-dinner-tickets-79177111873…

  • Saturday 16 November

    Roses for Peace

    Batley Tesco Stores, Bradford Road, West Yorkshire, WF17 8NJ. 9.30 – 11.30
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    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…

    Creation of Ahimsa Peace Forest - Planting of 1000 Trees & Bulbs

    Kenton Recreation Ground, 39A Carlton Ave, Harrow HA3 8AX . 11.00 – 14.00
    The Jain community will bring together friends and families from many different faiths in the local community to plant an incredible 1000 trees and flowering bulbs at Kenton Recreation Ground in Harrow to create an ‘Ahimsa Peace Forest’. The mass…

    Roses for Peace

    Mirfield Town Centre, WF14. 11.00 – 13.00
    Sharing a peace and friendship message. Come and join in! Everyone welcome.…

    Erdington Inter Faith Celebration

    Chris Bryant Centre, YMCA, 300 Reservoir Road, Birmingham, B23 6DF. 11.00 – 13.30
    Join us over food and music in an environment to share our faith, hopes for peace, aspirations and happiness.
    For more information, contact: everyoneerd@gmail.com

    People of all faiths and none welcome…

    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…

  • Sunday 17 November

    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…

    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…

    Interfaith Week and Mitzvah Day Celebrations

    Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB. 13.00 – 16.00
    Join us for a special free entry open house for Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week. Take part in arts and crafts activities and baking for a local charity.…

    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.…

    An Inter Faith Week Celebration

    Plymouth Unitarian Church, Notte Street, Plymouth, PL1 2HG. 17.00 – 18.00
    Join Devon Faith and Belief Forum for an Inter Faith Week celebration to mark the end of Inter Faith Week!…

    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.

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Leicester Council of Faiths: Interfaith Food Festival

    MKA Dashwood Venue, Dashwood Road, Leicester, LE2 1PH. 18.30 – 19.30
    Leicester Council of Faiths extends an invitation to its popular annual Interfaith Food Festival. Contributions welcome. Only vegan and vegetarian food served. …

  • Sunday 24 November

    Ninth Annual Inter Faith Service

    Stanford Avenue Methodist Church, 72 Stanford Ave, Brighton, BN1 6FD. 15.00 – 17.00
    The theme will be ‘The Tree of Life’, celebrated in words and music, with refreshments to follow. All are welcome, of any faith or none. We look forward to seeing you there.…

  • 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,

  • Wednesday 27 November

    ‘Safeguarding in Faith’ Network & Celebration Event

    The Workspace, All Saints Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 1EL. 18.30 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to the third Wolverhampton 'Safeguarding In Faith' Network and Celebration Event.

    This Network provides opportunities for representatives from faith groups to meet together to celebrate their successes, find out what more they can…

  • Friday 29 November

    Love Your Neighbour Award 2019

    Thatchers Room, Bristol Rovers Football Club Ltd, The Memorial Ground, Filton Avenue, Bristol, BS7 0BF. 18.00 – 23.00
    Celebrate Bristol's unsung heroes​ - An initiative of the Bristol Multi-Faith Forum

    Recognise the People & Projects that are run by individuals and organisations, that are inspired by their faiths or beliefs to make a difference by…

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