Activities calendar

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

  • Tuesday 29 October

    Seminar: Woolf Tolerance Index

    Woolf Institute, Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0UB. 17.00 – 18.30
    Dr Julian Hargreaves will share the emergent findings of the latest Woolf Institute research on intolerance and tolerance nationally and recommend ways to improve inclusion between communities. Our research will create an index, published annually, which will present findings on…

  • 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…

  • Saturday 2 November

    Easy First Steps…  in meeting your neighbours of other faiths

    The London Interfaith Centre, 125 Salusbury Road, Queen's Park, London, NW6 6RG. 11.00 – 15.30
    Open to: anyone who is interested in discovering what we hold in common with our neighbours from across the faiths. This half day event will include stories of working projects and practical workshops on:

    - Finding ways…

  • 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

    The Same God? Exploring Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    The Angel Church, Chadwell Street, London, EC1R 1XD. 19.00 – 21.00
    Do Jews, Christians, and Muslims worship the same God? This event seeks to answer that question with an overview of the "Abrahamic" faiths.

    Pastor and author Regan Blanton King will be leading an exploration of similarities and…

  • 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…

    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…

    Sex and Relationship Education: Addressing Faith Communities’ Concerns

    Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ. 9.30 – 15.30
    A conference for people from all faiths and none, to share ideas and thoughts about the new curriculum.

    With the opportunity to hear from experts in the fields of faith, education and safeguarding. …

    Seminar: ‘First 1000 Days (of life)’

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Education Centre, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2GW. 11.00 – 16.00
    The seminar will explore the antenatal, birth, postnatal and early years from a public health, midwive’s, health visitor’s, obstetrician’s, paediatrician’s, chaplain’s and parenting perspective.

    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…

    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

    Religiophobia

    28 George Street, Lower Tower Street, Birmingham, B12 9RG. 18.00 – 20.30
    Have we become afraid to express our religious beliefs? Do we feel silenced from fear of perception? Are we losing our rights and values in an increasingly secular society? How can we work peacefully, with all denominations, to uphold religious…

  • 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…

    ‘All Together Happier’

    Haddon Hall Baptist Church, 22 Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 4TR. 10.00 – 17.00
    'All Together Happier’: A day on Inclusion for South London Inter Faith Group members and friends.
    This event will be an exciting, interactive, experiential opportunity to focus on and learn from people with learning difficulties who are often excluded…

    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…

    Spiritual Heart Activation

    Crowne Plaza London - The City, 19 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6DB. 19.00 – 22.00
    On 9 November 2019, you are invited to a masterclass on Western Sufism with world-renowned Sufi Master Younus AlGohar at the Crowne Plaza London (The City)!

    Join us to welcome Sufi Master Younus Alohar, who will deliver…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Autism Hour in the Mosque

    Hockwell Ring Masjid, 13-17 Barley Lane, Luton LU4 9HT. 10.00 – 12.00
    Hockwell Ring Masjid invites you and your family to:

    Autism Hour in the Masjid

    *Guided tour of the mosque
    *Low volume Adhaan (call to prayer)
    *Introduction to the 5 pillars of Islam

    Visit a Jain Temple

    Oshwal Centre, Coppers Lane Road, Northaw, Hertfordshire, EN6 4DG. 10.00 – Sunday 17 November 12.00
    Oshwal Association of the UK are inviting members of Interfaith in Hertfordshire to visit their temple from 10 to 17 November at Oshwal Centre from 1000 to 1200 hrs.

    Minister for Religion Mr. Jayesh Shah will…

    Westminster Chai

    Westminster Synagogue, Kent House, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1BX. 10.30 – 16.00
    16 speakers, 4 sessions, 1 incredible day!

    Westminster Chai embraces Inter Faith Week with a day of learning for all ages and beliefs. With sessions for adults, teens and kids, it doesn't matter if you're 1 or…

    Visit a Jain Temple (Leicester)

    Jain Centre, 32 Oxford St, Leicester, LE1 5XU. 11.30 – Sunday 17 November 13.30
    Jain Samaj Europe – Leicester invites interfaith members to visit the temple at from 1130 to 1330 hrs from 10 to 17 November.

    A guided tour will explore Jain architecture and philosophy. Refreshments will be served…

    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…

    Remembering Together

    Unitarian Church, South Terrace, Hastings TN34 1SA. 15.00 – 18.00
    Sunday 10th November 2019 at 3pm followed by Annual General Meeting at 4:50pm
    3:00pm Welcome and Opening Prayer
    Rabbi Mark Solomon – Remembering Together with Jewish Songs of Remembrance
    Questions and Answers
    4:10pm Refreshments…

    Visit a Jain Temple

    Mahavir Foundation Jain Derasar, 557 Kenton Road, Harrow, HA3 9RS . 15.30 – 17.30
    Mahavir Foundation will have an open house at their Jain Temple. They will be explain the philosophy, display and serve Jain refreshments to visitors on these two days.…

    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

    Inter Faith Learning and Celebration Events

    St Catherine's Hospice, Malthouse Road, Crawley, RH10 6BH
    At St Catherine's Hospice, we will have a stand in a staff/public area all week which will have information, artifacts, and reflective material and the opportunity to write a message/greeting for Inter Faith Week...
    We will also have a…

    School Inter Faith Activities

    King Edwards VI Camphill School for Boys, Vicarage Road, B14 7QJ.
    Event for students of the school only. During the week we will have guest speakers and activities to celebrate the large amounts of faiths which exist in our community. We hope that together we can show the rich, diverse makeup…

    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…

    Inter Faith Assembly

    Pikes Lane Primary School, Gibraltar St, Bolton BL3
    An assembly arranged for Pikes Lane Primary School on the theme of 'Interfaith' and the things that all faith traditions have in common.…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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.

    Christian Union: respecting other beliefs

    Bilborough College, College Way, Nottingham NG8 4DQ. 12.15 – 13.15
    Come along to participate in this discussion with the Christian Union.…

    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 Panel Event

    Department for Transport, Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR. 13.15 – 14.15
    Inter Faith Panel Event - A panel representing different faith groups within the Department will be sharing their views or beliefs on different topics and prompt words. For example, "what does Christianity believe about Angels? Is it the same as…

    Challenging Hate Forum

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria St, Manchester, M3 1SX. 14.00 – 16.30
    The Challenging Hate Forum (CHF) presents ‘A shared Civic Patriotism’.

    Key Note Speaker - The High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Mark Adlestone…

    Wolverhampton Faith and Sport Network

    Gloucester Street Church, 1 Gloucester Street, Wolverhampton WV6 0PT. 18.00 – 20.00
    Active Black Country would like to invite you to be a part of the Wolverhampton Faith & Sport Network. Through our research and work with partners including places of worship we have identified a clear need to connect places of…

    ‘Perspectives on Christianity’

    Church Hall, Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL. 18.30 – 20.30
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Joint Anglican-Methodist Society and Catholic Society. It will include contributions by speakers from a range of differing Christian traditions…

    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.…

    How do we talk about Jihad?

    5 Birch Road, Sheffield, S9 3XL. 19.00 – 21.00
    A Christian Scholar of Islam Dr Chris Hewer is back in Sheffield!

    Dialogue Society Sheffield Branch will hold a seminar event in order to understand the misconception of "Jihad". He is going to talk about what…

    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.…

    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

    Religion in the Contemporary World

    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT
    Come along to learn about religion in the contemporary world. Open to students of all faiths and none.…

    Having Faith in Care

    G02 in the Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske, Truro TR1 3LQ. 10.00 – 15.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 10th-17th November Dor Kemmyn, Cornwall's Interfaith Group, have agreed to come to the Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske to deliver an awareness session about different religions and beliefs.
    The day will consist of…

    Talkaoke

    Nelson Library, Market Square, Nelson, BB9 7PU. 10.00 – 12.00
    In-situ and Building Bridges are holding a Talkaoke at Nelson Library for Inter Faith Week. Join in the interactive digital discussion.

    “What is the situation on the ground and how can we help as Christians and Jews?”

    Central London. 11.15 – 13.30
    The Council of Christians and Jews is delighted to invite you to an event to learn more about Christian communities in the Middle East at a critical time.

    Address from His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos, Coptic Orthodox…

    Pop-up workshop in CSM

    Llandaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB. 11.30 – 14.00
    One of a number of activities being held by Cardiff Met Interfaith during Inter Faith Week. …

    Standing together against Hate Crime presentation

    2 Whitehall Quay Whitehall Road Leeds LS1 4HR. 12.00 – 13.30
    A presentation and interactive exercise will be given by a Hate Crime Co-ordinator for religious institutions at West Yorkshire Police. His talk will cover hate crime from general to specific forms of abuse and what counter measures are in place.…

    Is Government a faith free zone?

    Room G14, 1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ. 12.00 – 13.30
    A seminar in faith literacy run by Krish Kandiah, a prominent speaker, consultant and social entrepreneur. This interactive workshop-style seminar takes a deeper look into faith literacy, going below the surface of the differing beliefs and practices of different religions,…

    Religion and Belief in the Workplace

    Horizon House, Deanery Rd, Bristol, BS1 5TL. 12.00 – 15.00
    In the Horizon House atrium there will be an event looking at religion and belief in the workplace and how we can be more inclusive of colleagues with a faith or belief. Kate Marks, faith and belief champion for the…

    Breaking down the barriers - Let’s talk about different faiths

    Churchill Room, 100 PS 2/58 (Churchill room), 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2NH. 12.00 – 13.30
    Are you interested in learning about the different faiths in our department and people's views of the role of faith in their lives? Please join us to celebrate Inter Faith Week with an Inter faith mixer stall hosted by the…

    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.…

    Celebrating the diversity of faith and belief within the Civil Service

    Plumer House, Tailyour Road, Plymouth, PL6 5HY. 12.30 – 14.00
    An event celebrating the diversity of faith and belief within HMLR and the wider Civil Service, with speakers from local employers and the Inter Faith Network for the UK, and a panel discussion and Q&A with local employees.

    Mosque Open Day Free Workshop

    Madina Academy, 1 Swindon Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2PA. 13.00 – 15.00
    Kirklees Cohesion Team are supporting 2 workshops to help promote Visit My Mosque day and encourage more places of worship to participate. The workshops will help to increase capacity and ideas for faith groups on how to go about organising…

    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. …

    Faith Discussions: Learning about different faiths

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 14.00 – 16.30
    There will be a series of 10 minute talks by different faith leaders followed by 15 minutes open discussion for you to reflect on the essentials of good patient care from a faith perspective. Each talk will be repeated throughout…

    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…

    Mosque Open Day Free Workshop

    Jamia Masjid Anwar-E-Madina, 8 -10 Clara Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6EN. 17.00 – 19.00
    Kirklees Cohesion Team are supporting 2 workshops to help promote Visit My Mosque day and encourage more places of worship to participate. The workshops will help to increase capacity and ideas for faith groups on how to go about organising…

    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.

    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…

    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…

    Inter Faith Forum

    Peter Taylor House, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT. 18.00 – 20.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, we’ll be holding an interfaith forum in association with the university’s chaplaincy. Come and join us for an evening of socialising with peers and your chaplains as we celebrate the huge range of…

    “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…

    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.

    Humanist Event: What is Secularism?

    Function Room, Waterman's Arms, Brocas St, Eton, SL4 6BW. 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of this years Inter Faith week we are very excited and honoured to have the Chief Executive of the National Secular Society Stephen Evans visit us this month on Tuesday 12th November to talk to us about secularism…

    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…

    The Many Colours of Hinduism: Bath announces plans for National Inter Faith Week 2019

    The Weston Hub, Penn Hill Road, Bath BA1 4EH. 19.30 – 21.30
    A special event is being held in the city of Bath on Tuesday 12th November to celebrate national Inter Faith Week.

    Hosted by Bath Interfaith Group, which next year celebrates its 30th anniversary, the event will explore…

    What is Buddhism?

    Studio Building, Millers Yard, Gillygate, YO31 7EB. 19.30 – 20.45
    Hear from members of various Buddhist groups practising in York. …

    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).

    Seafarers Welfare: Spiritual, Pastoral & Practical Support.

    41 University Road, Southampton. 19.30 – 21.30
    A talk & discussion with Fr John Lavers, Chaplain of the Apostleship of the Sea.

    Come to the Faith and Reflection Centre to find out more about the work of those who care for seafarers - in…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Interfaith conference for year 2 pupils between 6 schools

    Newham. 9.30 – 14.30
    We are bringing 36 children together from 6 primary schools to look at the idea of "how do we belong?" Looking at a range of religious and world view answers to this question.…

    Bury Faith Forum: “Faiths in Focus”

    Guardian Angels Parish Centre, Leigh Lane, Bury, BL8 2RH. 9.30 – 14.45
    Following the success of last year's event, Bury Faith Forum invite your school to participate in an Inter Faith Week 2019 "Faiths in Focus" Event on Wednesday 13th November on the topic: 'How our faiths are lived and affect our…

    Introduction to Islam & the Muslim Culture Course

    Markazul Uloom Al-islamiyya Mosque, 33-35 Ridge Road, Rotherham, S65 1NS. 9.30 – 16.00
    Cultural Competency Training

    The course includes: lunch, information pack & visit to Mosque…

    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…

    Inter Faith Week - Visionary Ladies: Women Prophets in the Bible

    Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter, 34 Chepstow Villas, Notting Hill, London, W11 2QZ. 11.00 – 15.15
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, the Sion Centre for Dialogue and Encounter have organised the event 'Inter Faith Week - Visionary Ladies: Women Prophets in the Bible'. The talk will be led by Rabbi Rachel Montagu. People of all faiths…

    Religion and Belief Taster Webinar

    UK. 11.00 – 12.00
    During Inter Faith Week, the Employers' Network on Equality and Inclusion is holding a religion and belief taster webinar, open to members and non-members.

    In today’s multi-cultural society employers have a huge responsibility to manage issues…

    ‘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…

    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…

    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…

    Christians in Government Event

    Department for Transport, Great Minster House, 33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR. 13.30 – 14.15
    The Christians in Government network in the Department for Transport is almost certainly the Department’s oldest staff network with its origins dating back to the 1920s. Come along to this short talk to find out more about its history and…

    DfE Presentations

    St Paul’s Place, 125 Norfolk St, Sheffield, S1 2JF. 14.00 – 15.00
    In the depths of winter, many faiths and beliefs have festivals that celebrate the light. Hear from colleagues of different faiths and beliefs about how they bring the light into the dark, and what makes these events special for them.…

    Catholicism for the Curious

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5HD. 14.00 – 15.00
    Come and learn about Catholicism and ask questions in a friendly non judgemental atmosphere…

    A talk on Judaism

    Interfaith Chaplaincy Centre, Charles Street, Sunderland, SR6 0AN. 15.00 – 16.00
    A talk on Judaism.…

    Civil Service Inter Faith Celebration

    102 Petty France, London, SW1H. 17.30 – 19.30
    Join us as we celebrate Inter Faith Week with a Panel Discussion exploring the meaning of 'Faith' and its impact on Public Service.

    What does faith mean to people who believe? How does this differ between people…

    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…

    Islamic Interfaith Evening

    Durham University Islamic Prayer Room, Grey College, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LG. 18.00 – 20.00
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Islamic Society. It will include contributions by speakers, food and informal discussion.…

    A Dialogue on Peace and Unity

    The Braithwaite Hall, Katherine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    A continuation of our Peace event in 2016.

    This evening will have a variety of faith and community leaders expressing their views prior to round table discussions to understand the pressures creating obstacles to peace and unity…

    The Refugee Crisis Then and Now

    West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London, W1H 5AU . 19.00 – 21.30
    The event 'The Refugee Crisis Then and Now' will include talks from Keynote speaker Barbara Winton, daughter and biographer of Sir Nicholas Winton & refugee rights campaigner, and from the Professor Tony Kushner (Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton).…

    Crawley Inter Faith Network AGM and Keynote talk by Rabbi Elli Tikvash Sarah

    Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HGL. 19.00 – 21.00
    Our AGM and keynote speaker is from Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue…

    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. …

    The “Golden Age” of Andalusia for Muslims and Jews

    Bournemouth Reform Synagogue, 53 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3PA. 19.00 – 21.30
    Nisa-Nashim, Jewish Muslim Womens Network, together with Bournemouth Reform Synagogue and Faith Links invite you to their INTER FAITH WEEK Event.

    Justine Ball Hampshire County Council Primary RE Inspector/Adviser will speak on 'The “Golden Age” of Andalusia…

    Inter Faith Community Cohesion Programme

    Canterbury Street Mosque, 114 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5UH. 19.00 – 20.30
    You are warmly invited to attend this event with Kent Muslim Welfare Association (KMWA) and celebrate Inter Faith Week with people of all faiths and none.

    Refreshments will be served.…

    “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…

    “On becoming a multi-faith peacemaker in Jerusalem today”

    Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix's Field, Exeter EX1 1QA. 19.15 – 0.00
    "On becoming a multi-faith peacemaker in Jerusalem today - the spiritual journey of a Rabbi's daughter" - an evening with Hanna Jaffe…

  • Thursday 14 November

    “Dying Matters”

    Bideford College, Abbotsham Road, Bideford EX39 3AR
    A day conference for schools on living and dying well. This event will bring together health professionals and members of diverse faith and belief communities to discuss what is meant by “Dying Well”. …

    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.…

    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. …

    Faith Leader Panel

    Vantage House 21-23 Wellington Street Leeds LS1 4DL. 12.00 – 14.00
    A faith leader panel which will be covering births, marriages and deaths across multiple faiths. The panel will include the following faiths, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Judaism

    The faith panel will consist of faith leaders representing…

    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. …

    “Biblical Stories in Art”

    Northwood Methodist Church, Oaklands Gate, Northwood, HA6 3AA. 14.30 – 16.30
    Hosted by the Council of Christians and Jews (Hillingdon Branch).

    An illustrated presentation showing how bible stories can be seen as art by Frances Rustin.

    Followed by socialising and light refreshments.…

    Weaving and Wisdom

    The Exchange Blackburn, 71-73 King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DT. 15.00 – 21.00
    Rugs woven by groups of women from different faiths, around the theme of wisdom, and textiles from the Gawthorpe collection, showing designs from different cultures and traditions, on display together at the Exchange.

    One set is a…

    Teachers’ Open Day

    Morden Islamic Community Centre, 116 London Road, SM4 5AX . 15.30 – 16.45
    Not just for teachers! Learn about Islam and meet the MWM Schools Project Team, who organise workshops, assemblies and mosque visits for local schools.…

    Faith in the Workplace

    Arcadis Cornerblock, 2 Cornwall St, Birmingham B3 2DL. 17.00 – 19.00
    "Faith in the Workplace" is an open event that is aimed towards understanding balance and practicing your faith in your workplace. Discussions will be held about what an inclusive business looks like from a faith perspective. Join us for an…

    Faith in the Workplace Event

    Arcadis, 2 Cornwall Street, Birmingham, B3 2DL. 17.00 – 19.30
    Join us for an Industry exclusive event hosted by Arcadis to talk about Faith & Culture in the workplace.

    The event will consist of four guest speakers from various professional industries to talk about their experiences of…

    THE LOVELL LECTURE: DOES RELIGION DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD?- RUPERT SHORTT

    The Stripe Theatre, The University Of Winchester Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR. 18.00 – 21.00
    Are the world's major spiritual traditions sources of greater discord than harmony? Or are conflicts widely blamed on faith differences fundamentally social and political?

    Rupert Shortt will be offering insight into one of the most disputed questions…

    Hounslow Friends of Faith Inter Faith Week Event

    Baitul Wahid Ahmadiyya Mosque, Raleigh Way, Hanworth Park, Feltham TW13 7NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    Meeting on the topic: 'Life after Death?' with 4 brief presentations about what different religions or philosophies teach on the subject followed by discussions in small groups and then a closing plenary session. …

    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.

    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…

    Does Britain need Islam?

    Ashton Methodist Church Hall, Wellington Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, PR2 1BU. 19.00 – 21.00
    Questioning Islam, tough questions and honest answers about the Muslim religion.

    Guest panellists:
    Donna Hussain
    Shaykh Idris Watts…

    Faith Covenant Event

    Jo Cox House, 3-5 Branch Road, Batley, WF17 5RY. 19.00 – 21.00
    Led by the Bishop of Huddersfield and other faith leaders in Kirklees.

    Open to faith groups.…

    Religious perspectives on Culture, Community and Censorship

    Lecture Theatre 1, Central Building, Stranmillis University College, Stranmillis Rd, Belfast, BT9 5DY. 19.00 – 21.30
    For Interfaith Week 2019, the Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum and the local branch of the Council of Christians and Jews would like to invite you to their joint meeting on the theme of 'Religious perspectives on Culture, Community and Censorship'.…

    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…

    Forum Meeting

    Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR. 19.30 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to attend the above event with Medway Inter-Faith Action and celebrate Inter Faith Week with people of all faiths and none.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Faith in Fostering

    The Bar Convent, 17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    Are you a person or family of faith and want to know more about fostering OR are you a local religious leader who could spread our message about fostering? Then please come and find out how you can help and…

    Ruth Fazal with Gil Pentzak in conversation

    Menorah Suite, Murray Muscat Centre, Glen Fern Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2LU. 19.30 – 21.30
    Hosted by the Council of Christians and Jews (Bournemouth & Wessex Branch).

    Ruth Fazal (Christian, Violinist, Composer) and Gil Pentzak (Orthodox Jew, Native Israeli, Linguist, Hebrew Teacher) will share their faith journey together through worship, teaching…

    Open Doors event

    Liberty Church, Station Road, Rotherham, S60 1JH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Liberty Church Rotherham are hosting an ‘Open Doors’ Event.
    This Free and informative event highlights the persecution of Christian communities around the world.…

  • Friday 15 November

    Inter Faith and Unity

    Office of the Public Guardian, The Axis, 10 Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TF
    A Faith and Belief event based on the theme of inter faith and unity. The event is open to MoJ and other Civil Service colleagues based in Birmingham. Prayer and Contemplation rooms will be available at the venue.

    Breast Cancer Awareness

    YCA in Sandwell, Tildasley Street, West Bromwich, B70 9SJ. 9.30 – 11.30
    YCA Inter Faith Week presents: Breast Cancer Awareness
    With special guest: Alison Boyd from Community Breast Care
    Age-related breast care advice delivered in a fun and interactive workshop

    Urban Place-Shaping: working together for social and ecological transformation

    St Michael in the City, Upper Pitt Street, Liverpool, L1 5BD. 10.00 – 15.00
    How can people from different perspectives, backgrounds and organisations work together effectively in urban place-shaping? How is socio-ecological transformation achieved? This day conference combines theoretical thinking on socio-ecological place-shaping with practical, practitioner-led insights and discussions. It is relevant for a…

    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. …

    Inter Faith Day

    The Erasmus Foundation, Moat House, Banyards Green, Laxfield, Suffolk, IP13 8ER. 19.00 – 21.00
    Join the Erasmus Foundation for an Inter Faith Day, with a series of talks from people of different faiths.

    Angie Lee-Foster: "Buddhism"
    Sanjaya Martin Spettigue: "Hinduism
    Rev. Matthew Smith: "Unitarian Church"
    Paul Nugent:…

    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…

    Interfaith Friday Night Dinner

    Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham University, Windmill Hill, Durham, DH1 3LJ. 19.30 – 21.30
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Jewish Society. It will include contributions by speakers, food and informal discussion.…

  • 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.…

    Understanding Islam: the First Steps

    Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Northfield Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 2HL. 9.30 – 15.30
    Led by: Dr Chris Hewer
    This is a day to help us begin to explore what Muslims believe, a journey into understanding Islam from its own perspective.

    We will cover the following areas:

    Breaking Boundaries - Slough

    The Curve , William Street, Slough, SL1 1XY . 10.00 – 14.00
    Breaking Boundaries is a three-year programme funded by Spirit of 2012 in partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), bringing young people, families and communities together through the power of cricket.

    16th November will…

    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…

    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.…

    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…

    Faith, Fitness & Fun

    St James Church, Upton St, Gloucester, GL1 4LA. 12.30 – 15.30
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week, you are invited to 'Faith, Fitness & Fun'.

    An afternoon of talks, conversation and activities to try. This is a FREE event and food will be provided.

    Our Build Bridges

    Industry Mosque, 13 Industry Rd, Sheffield, S9 5FP. 13.00 – 15.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Islamic Society of Britain will be holding 'Our Build Bridges', with the aims of encouraging dialogue, building bridges and increasing kindness and respect.

    The event will include a speech, an exhibition,…

  • Sunday 17 November

    “A Day of Building Bridges and Valuing Visions”

    Lupton House, Brixham TQ5 0LD. 11.00 – 16.00
    A day event for young people, held in the house and beautiful gardens of Lupton House, Brixham. The event marks the re-launch of DIFFY (Devon Interfaith Forum for Youth). …

    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

    Tread Lightly on this Earth 2019

    Shree Ram Mandir, 8 Walford Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1NR. 14.00 – 16.30
    Birmingham Climate Emergency – What’s in it for local communities?

    Our annual event (as part of national Inter Faith Week) to bring faith communities together to take action on the climate emergency.

    In June…

    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.…

    ‘Introduction to Dharmic Civilisations’

    Oriental Museum, Durham University, Elvet Hill Road, Durham, DH1 3TH. 14.00 – 16.00
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Hindu Society. It will include contributions by speakers, tour of the Oriental Museum's Dharmic Faiths collections, food and informal…

    800 years of Faith and Belief: a forum to explore the developments of world faiths since the foundation of St Mary Magdalene Richmond in 1219

    St Mary Magdalene Church Paradise Road Richmond TW9 1SN. 15.00 – 17.00
    There will be a series of presentations on the events and changes that have occurred in the major world faiths since 1219. This is both an Inter Faith Week event and part of the celebrations of 800 year since the…

    Invest in Peace - South London

    South London. 15.30 – 17.00
    Lewisham Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin and Catford and Bromley Synagogue invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian. …

    The need for a deeper understanding of human oneness

    Friends/Quaker Meeting House, 3 Northgate, Rochester, ME1 1LS. 15.30 – 17.00
    You are warmly invited to attend this event with the Baha'i Community of Medway and celebrate Inter Faith Week with people of all faiths and none.

    Refreshments will be served.

    Peace and Interfaith Conference

    MINHAJ UL QURAN LONDON . 17.00 – 19.00
    Minhaj ul Quran london and ReviveFM invite you to the Peace and interfaith conference on sunday 17th Nov. This conference is part of the national Inter Faith Week. …

    Tooting Peace Symposium 2019

    28 Upper Tooting Rd, Upper Tooting Road, London, SW17 7PG. 17.15 – 19.30
    AN INTERFAITH PEACE SYMPOSIUM SHARING MESSAGES OF PEACE WITH VARIOUS COMMUNITIES.

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK (Tooting Branch) welcomes you to attend the Peace Symposium 2019.

    The event promotes a deeper understanding of Islam…

    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.

    Invest in Peace - Brighton

    Brighton. 19.00 – 21.00
    Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue and Dorset Gardens Methodist Church invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian. …

  • Tuesday 19 November

    Invest in Peace - Golders Green

    Golder's Green. 19.00 – 21.00
    Golders Green Parish Church and North Western Reform Synagogue invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian. …

  • 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.…

    Faith Leaders Forum - Discussing safeguarding issues within our community

    RCCG Restoration House, 80 Rowan Road, Bexleyheath DA7 4BN. 12.00 – 14.00
    A meeting of the Bexley faith leaders' forum. The forum aims to provide a safe space for people to discuss the wider cultural issues that impact the wellbeing of children and families in Bexley. Also, to explore how faith leaders…

    A Discussion about parental rights, faith and the State

    Central London. 18.00 – 20.00
    A discussion event for Inter Faith Week, followed by networking and refreshments. …

    Leicester Council of Faiths: Climate Change & Faith

    MKA Dashwood Venue, Dashwood Road, Leicester LE2 1PH. 19.30 – 21.30
    Leicester Council of Faiths extends an invitation to this meeting, considering what is arguably the most important issue of our times in the context of religion or belief.
    Keynote speakers:
    Dr Lucy Michaels (Visiting Research Fellow,…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Faith Perspective on Mental Health Workshop

    IMWS Al-Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Road, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 7AA. 9.30 – 16.00
    Muslim and Christian Faith Perspective on Mental Health Workshop

    An exploration of inter-cultural understanding on Mental Health issues for Mental Health Practitioners and Community Leaders

    Includes: lunch and refreshments…

    Seminar: Conciliation in the Qur’an and Interfaith Relations

    Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, 109 Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EH. 14.30 – 16.00
    Led by Shafi Fazaluddi (Ph.D. Candidate, SOAS, University of London)

    Despite its important social implications, conciliation in the Qurʾan remains a fragmented and under-researched field of study. This seminar will focus on Conciliation in the Meccan suras…

    Alf Keeling Memorial Lecture - ‘The responsibility of faith communities in an age of impunity’

    St Ambrose Preparatory School Hall, Wicker Lane, Hale Barns, WA15 )HE. 19.30 – 20.30
    Altrincham Interfaith Group presents The Alf Keeling Memorial Lecture, which will this year be delivered by the Revd Bruce Thompson of Lincolnshire Methodist District. The topic will be "The responsibility of faith communities in an age of impunity" and will…

    Bushey Inter Faith Forum

    SRMD London Spiritual Centre, Falconer Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 3AD. 19.30 – 21.30
    Join the Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur UK at the Bushey Inter Faith Forum on 21 November.…

  • Saturday 23 November

    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

    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

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum Meeting: Homelessness in Tower Hamlets

    New City College, Tower Hamlets, Poplar High Street, London, E14 0AF. 18.00 – 20.00
    Welfare changes, rising rents, complex social/health factors and shortages of affordable housing have led to an increase in homelessness and rough sleeping nationally - and Tower Hamlets is no exception.

    Come along to our November forum meeting…

  • 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…

    Our Food and Our Faith

    Corpus Christi Church Hall, 18 St James' Square, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH5 2BX. 9.30 – 13.00
    How can we eat well and sustainably for the planet? Come along and share with others from faith communities across the BCP conurbation and East Dorset.

    Arrive 9.30 am for 10 am start. Starter Activity, invited Speakers…

    Giving Offence/Taking Offence

    Chaplaincy Multi-Faith Centre, Chemistry Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ. 14.30 – 16.30
    Using tried and tested methods of interfaith dialogue we will carefully explore together what offends us, how we might offend others, and how we respond.…

    ‘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

    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…

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