Activities calendar

Activity information on this calendar relates to Inter Faith Week 2018. Information on 2019 activities will begin to be added in September. 

  • 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…

  • 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 an…

    “What Inter Faith Week Means To Me: A Christian Perspective”

    Methodist Church, Church Heritage Room, 10a Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, Leicester LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    First of five lunchtime talks, each one from a different faith perspective.…

    Mind, Body and Spirit at Myton

    Myton Rugby Day Hospice Barby Road, Rugby CV22 5PY. 13.00 – 16.00
    Myton Hospice will be running its third event for Faith Representatives and Healthcare Professionals. This event will be for the people of Rugby and the local surrounding areas of Coventry and Warwickshire. The event is specifically aimed at raising awareness…

    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…

    Jewish-Christian Relations

    Christchurch Clarendon Park, 105a Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3AH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Final session of eight-week course, "On Being Jewish", hosted by Faith Awareness, the inter faith programme of Christians Aware. With Dr Angela Jagger, Secretary of the Leicester branch of the Council of Christians and Jews.

    Dr Angela…

  • Tuesday 13 November

    What Inter Faith Week Means To Me: A Bahá’í Perspective

    Methodist Church, Church Heritage Room, 10a Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Second of five short lunchtime talks, each one from a different faith perspective. The speaker is George Ballentyne. …

    Be a faith community champion to support people affected by domestic violence

    City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. 13.30 – 16.30
    Do people naturally talk to you? Have you found yourself realising that someone in your faith community might be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence, and you weren't sure how to broach this with them or support them? This…

    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…

    LGBTQ+ Inter Faith

    The Faith & Belief Forum, Star House, 104 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BA. 18.30 – 21.00
    We invite LGBTQ+ people of different faiths, religions, and non-religious beliefs, to a relaxed evening of reflection, celebration and sharing a meal together. The event will be a safe environment where guests can be themselves, and learn about others. The…

    Cultures and Cotton, Faith and Wisdom

    Preston Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL. 19.30 – 21.30
    Using some of the rugs from the Weaving Women's Wisdom exhibition as a backdrop, the event will begin with a look at the link between faith communities and the local cotton industry, and then move to a listening and sharing…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Inter Faith Special Collections Workshop

    Special Collections, the Library, Bannerman Centre, Brunel University London, UB8 3PN. 11.00 – 13.00
    Visit Brunel University London’s Special Collections to browse and discuss a range of interesting and unusual items exploring faith and culture with Special Collections Librarian Katie Flanagan.…

    Finding God in and out of the City

    Sion Centre for Dialogue & Encounter, 34 Chepstow Villas, London W112QZ. 11.00 – 15.00
    Jewish Muslim Dialogue. Speakers: Rabbi Rachel Montagu and Hera Khan…

    Derby City Council Marks Inter Faith Week

    Council Chamber, Derby City Council, Council House, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS. 12.00 – 14.00
    Join us for an afternoon of Inter Faith. Everyone is invited. Bring your lunch.
    Our event will feature these speakers:
    - Jake Rowland Multi Faith Centre: Research on Inter Faith in Derby
    - Eve Sacker: Judaism…

    ‘Prayers, Politics and Public Life’ an Inter Faith Panel Event

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB. 12.30 – 14.00
    City, University of London Chaplaincy is sponsoring an inter-faith panel event to debate the place of religion in public life. Should religion play a part in the media and in politics? Panellists:
    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, CEO Of…

    Faith in Learning Conference

    Northorpe Hall 53 Northorpe Lane Mirfield WF14 0QL. 13.00 – 16.30
    A conference for teachers. A chance to meet local faith representatives and to explore ways to include local faith communities in education, for example through educational visits. The afternoon will conclude with a panel discussion involving a range of faiths.…

    An Evening of Spoken Word and Poetry

    Library, Derby City Council, Ground Floor, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS. 17.30 – 18.30
    Derby City Council library will host an Evening of Spoken Word and Poetry with guest author Gersh Subhra, along with other local contributors reading poetry and sharing spoken word.

    From Playground to Police - What really happens when a child is referred to Prevent?

    St Philip's Church, Evington Road, Leicester LE2 1HN. 18.00 – 21.00
    A simulated multi-agency Channel Panel exercise. Look at a real life case study of a young person at risk of radicalisation, make an assessment based on the Vulnerability Assessment Matrix, then rate the risk.The event will provide participants with the…

    Faith, War & Peace - living a life of faith in a violent world

    The Friends Meetinghouse, 131 Cambridge Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5HL. 19.00 – 21.00
    We begin with a presentation introducing the theme, including audio-visual material relating to the Armistice. Individuals then have an opportunity to represent the position of their faith concerning war and peace and participate in discussion with the group. Questions which…

    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…

    Faith and English: How languages associated with different faiths have affected the English language

    Neve Shalom, 24 Avenue Rd., Leicester LE2 3EA. 19.30 – 21.00
    Panel discussion of different faiths, including Tom Wilson and Martin Stern. Voluntary donations to cover expenses. A brief AGM for members will follow.

  • Thursday 15 November

    All in Good Faith

    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston, Leics LE18 2DR. 12.00 – 14.00
    Presentation on the diversity of faith communities resident and active in the borough of Oadby and Wigston. Including contributions from council staff, elected members, community groups and organisations which provide a service in the Borough (featuring Christian, Bahá’í, Jewish and…

    Interfaith Summit 2018

    Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA. 15.30 – 21.00
    Coinciding with UK Interfaith Week in November, the summit is a unique event bringing together young people from diverse communities to connect with others, explore important themes, and sign up to joint action in the UK. Along with workshops, panel…

    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

    What Inter Faith Week Means To Me: A View from the Dialogue Society

    Methodist Church, Church Heritage Room, 10a Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Last of five lunchtime talks, each one from a different faith perspective.…

  • 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

    OneWorld Festival Song - 2nd Event

    Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH. 12.00 – 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.

    All One World activities are…

    Inter Faith Poetry Workshop and Live Poetry Salon

    Uxbridge Quaker Meeting House, York Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1QW. 13.30 – 15.30
    Create your own poem exploring faith, culture and diversity in this writing workshop led by Dr Emma Filtness (Lecturer in Creative Writing at Brunel University London) and hosted by Carolyn Appleby (Friend and Poet) at the Uxbridge Quaker Meeting House…

    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…

  • 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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