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 3 November

    Family Festival & Inter Faith Peace Blessing

    Christ Church, Selly Park, Community Hall, 953 Pershore Road, Birmingham, B29 7PS . 13.30 – 17.00
    Short talks on the value of family. Cultural programme. Peace Blessing Awards. …

  • Friday 9 November

    Birmingham Launch Event - Inter Faith Week Programme

    Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square, City Centre, B1 1BB . 14.45 – 16.45
    The Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme will be officially launched by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Yvonne Mosquito. Free attendance.…

  • Saturday 10 November

    Women, Faith & Dialogue - Colombian Missionaries in Britain

    CHRIST CHURCH, Corner of Farm Road / Samson Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LS
    The event is a celebration of 100 years of Colombian Missionaries, a Roman Catholic group which promotes justice, peace, integrity of creation, and dialogue. Inspired also by the 100 years of women’s vote, this event will highlight the role of…

  • Monday 12 November

    Open House

    Church Of Scientolgy Birmingham 123 Moore Green Lane Birmingham B13 8JN
    The Church of Scientology would like to invite all faiths to come and find out all they need to know about the Scientology Religion. This is an Open House event which will look to educate the public on Scientology and…

    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…

    Interfaith Awareness Workshop for the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

    Room G02, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital TR1 3LQ. 10.00 – 15.00
    As part of Inter Faith week 11th-18th November Dor Kemmyn, Cornwall's inter faith group, have agreed to come to the hospital to deliver an awareness session about different religions and beliefs.

    The day will consist of…

    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:

    “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

    Inter Faith Carousel

    Madani Schools, 77 Evington Valley Road, Leicester LE5 5LL. 8.30 – 11.30
    Students of Madani Schools, along with pupils from two other local primary schools, get the chance to quiz a group of people from local faith communities.…

    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…

    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.…

    Multi faith debate - Beuchamps High School

    Beuchamps High School, Beauchamps Drive, Wickford SS11 8NF. 13.45 – 14.45
    Sixth form students will be taking part in a Q&A event with representatives of the local faith communities (main world religions and Humanism). …

    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…

    Lalla Nasaar

    The Zawiya 19 Jenkins Street Small Heath Birmingham B10 0QH. 19.00 – 20.00
    Global Health Issues, Community Health, Health Eating and the Prophetic Way.

    A community health education event exploring the impact on community health of eating what is unwholesome, implications of dietary research and how prophetic wisdom can…

    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

    Faiths, Health and Well-being Seminar

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Education Centre, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, B15 2TH
    The seminar will focus mainly on complementary therapies and social prescribing. …

    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…

    Communicating Peace in the public sphere: sustainable futures

    Clephan Building, Room 0.01 (13:00-14:00), Room 2.33 (14:00-15:00) and Room 2.02B (15:00-16:00) De montfort University, LE1 9BH. 13.00 – 17.00
    Programme
    Communicating Peace in the public sphere: CoS
    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    13:00-14:00 (CL0.01) Introduction and screening
    Introduction Professor Richard Bull
    14:00-15:00 (CL2.33) Panel 1 discussion and networking
    Allan Hayes, RSA

    Middlesbrough: City of Kindness

    Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt, Albert Road, TS1 2QJ. 13.30 – 15.30
    Stronger Communities Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough Interfaith Network would like to invite you to the launch of 'Middlesbrough: City of Kindness'. This will give you an opportunity to hear from a wide range of local residents and school children about their…

    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…

  • 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.…

    Crawley Inter Faith Network Annual General Meeting with keynote speaker Dr Opinderjit 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 Opinderjit Kaur Takhar is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, University of Wolverhampton.

  • Saturday 17 November

    Faiths and Sustainability - taking responsibility for our planet

    St Peter's Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5AA. 9.30 – 14.00
    An event to raise awareness of the current environmental issues, to proved the community with an outline of services and support available and for members of the community to raise issues and concerns with key services providers.

    Understanding Islam and Christianity

    Al-Mahdi Institute, 60 Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6RB. 10.00 – 17.00
    Special study-day workshop to be conducted by Dr Chris Hewer. Dr Chris Hewer comes from a background in Christian theology, education, Islamic studies and inter-faith studies and has worked in the field of Muslims in Britain and Christian-Muslim relations since…

    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…

    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…

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