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!

  • Saturday 13 October

    ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’

    Richard Hoggart Building , Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, RHB 137a. 17.30 – 19.00
    The Faith and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, is hosting a lecture entitled ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’. Jorella Andrews, Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, will build on…

  • Sunday 14 October

    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…

  • Tuesday 6 November

    100 hearts, 100 years, 100 days of prayer. The Great War - “The war to end all wars” and Peace in our time?

    'Our Lady of Compassion' Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. CB10 1BP. 18.30 – 20.00
    In the week leading up to the centenary of the end of the Great War, the monthly meeting is devoted to the "11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month." This is also the start of Inter Faith…

  • Saturday 10 November

    ‘Who do you think we are’

    Parkview, Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater, GU21 5NZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Woking People of Faith is holding an event called 'Who do you think we are' on Saturday 10 November as part of Inter Faith Week. Venue and details TBC. For more information contact Kerry Barry at administrator@wpof.org.uk.

  • Monday 12 November

    Faith in School

    Holland House Retreat House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcestershire WR103NB. 9.30 – 16.30
    Continuing the Holland House / Worcester Interfaith Forum partnership, Holland House is hosting a seminar discussing the role of Faith in school and the place of Faith schools in the education system in the UK.
    The day will include…

    Spirituality Professional Open Day

    Rainbows Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2HS. 10.30 – 14.30
    An event for professionals working in community support and palliative care in the East Midlands. The event is designed to engage faith leaders and health professionals with palliative spiritual care.

    The programme for the day includes:

    Jewish Food and Social Justice

    St Paul's Church, Church Street St Paul's, Canterbury, CT1 1NH
    . 19.30 – 21.30

    Talk by Dr Maria Diemling, Reader in Jewish-Christian Relations, Canterbury Christ Church University…

  • Tuesday 13 November

    Inter Faith Panel Discussion

    Hampshire Constabulary Support & Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.30
    An inter faith panel discussion with Q&A.
    Topics will include:
    News headlines
    Everyday issues
    Questions of faith…

    Faith in Politics

    Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0PW. 14.00 – 16.00
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Faith in Politics" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2018.

    Faith in Politics is being arranged by FIRD (www.fird.org.uk) in…

    Mental Health and Pastoral Care

    Guildhall, Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    Hull & East Riding Interfaith (HERI) is holding a meeting on Tuesday 13 November from 4.30pm to 6.30pm (refreshments from 4.30pm, with the key speaker speaking at 5pm). David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Riding MIND, will lead a…

    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…

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    The WCF Younghusband lecture is a FREE lecture for all those interested in inter faith topics.

    This year at our lecture, Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together…

    Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    The World Congress of Faiths Younghusband Lecture 2018 will feature Dr Chetna Kang MB PS MRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist, Broadcaster, and Priest in the Hindu tradition of Bhakti Yoga, who will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together or…

    ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’

    Sacred Heart Church, 25 Between Streets, Cobham, KT11 1AA. 19.30 – 21.30
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum is holding an event entitled ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’. Hindu, Christian, Muslim and Humanist speakers will share their views on the topic.…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Hampshire Constabulary Support & Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 14.00 – 15.00
    A taster session of a Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation session.…

    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

    SLEDP South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership Inter Faith Week Event

    Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH. 11.30 – 14.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents the Cumbrian launch of the third edition (2018) and first Cumbria supplement of Religion, Belief and Culture in our Community: Understanding, respecting and valuing the diverse cultures of the United Kingdom.

    Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit: ‘Intersectionality, Identity and Race’

    Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA. . 15.30 – 21.00
    The Faith and Belief Forum is holding its Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit, coinciding with Inter Faith Week. The event will bring together young people from diverse communities of all faiths, beliefs and backgrounds to connect with others, explore important…

    Dangerous Delusions: Learning to understand each other

    The Crypt St Johns Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PA. 16.00 – 19.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, the Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum will be hosting a community discussion to explore what we can do together to make Tower Hamlets a better place to live and work. There will be…

  • Friday 16 November

    Crawley Inter Faith Network Annual General Meeting with keynote speaker Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HG . 19.00 – 21.00
    AGM and keynote speaker to address "Guru Nanak's teaching and message for the Society". Dr Opinderji Kaur Takhar is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Saturday 17 November

    ‘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.


  • Sunday 18 November

    Inter-Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel

    Godalming Unitarian Chapel, Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3JB. 11.00 – 12.00
    An Inter Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel for Inter Faith Week, inspired by the inter faith classic, 'One River, Many Wells' by Matthew Fox.
    It will be a multi-faith themed service, led by Inter Faith Minister, Re…

    Multifaith Service at St Nicolas Church, Guildford “Building Bridges not Borders”

    St. Nicolas Parish Church, Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AW. 15.45 – 18.00
    Guildford & Godalming Interfaith Forum members will be giving short presentations from the Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Sikh & Bahá'í traditions.…

  • Monday 19 November

    ‘Spirituality and Ageing’

    King’s College London, Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS. 17.30 – 20.00
    Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London are holding the annual David Hobman lecture. The lecture, entitled ‘Spirituality and Ageing’, will be delivered by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, Bishop of London.…

  • Wednesday 21 November

    “Building the UN: The Making of Multilateral Peace” by Baroness Shirley Williams, part of the “1918 - 2018 - 100 Years On: Striving for Peace” course.

    County High School, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4UH. 19.30 – 0.00
    The third of a Course of four lectures, entitled "1918 - 2018 - 100 Years On: Striving for Peace," by 'UNA Walden' (Saffron Walden & District Branch of the United Nations Association). The other dates being 18th Sept, 17th Oct…

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