Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2017 has now drawn to a close. Activities are still being added for reporting purposes.

  • Thursday 9 November

    Talk and discussion By Barney Leith, OBE: Spiritual but not Religious- can we separate spirituality and religion? a Baha’i perspective.

    ERI Building (room G51), Pritchatts road, B15 2TT. 18.00 – 20.00
    This is part of a series of talks organised by the University of Birmingham Baha'i Society for the Bicentenary year.…

  • Saturday 11 November

    Inter Faith Week Launch

    2A Prebend Street, Leicester LE2 0LA. 17.00 – 20.00
    On Saturday 11th November 2017 Sant Nirankari Mission will be hosting a special event at its Centre for Oneness in Leicester to mark the start of the Inter Faith Week 2017. The evening will include an exhibition on Oneness and…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Activity of social integration with young people

    Noor House, Newton st, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9PQ. 11.00 – Sunday 19 November 18.00
    We are yet to finalise the activity but will range from cooking to football and a deep learning of other faiths.…

  • Monday 13 November

    Interfaith assemblies and ‘Panel of Faiths’ question time

    St Michaels CoE High School. B65 9AN. 9.00 – Friday 17 November 15.00
    All year groups will receive an assembly that will explain that although there are differences of faith, belief, doctrines and ideologies, those differences should be tolerated and celebrated.

    There will also be a lunchtime event held where…

    Faith Approaches to Peacemaking: A Series of Free lunchtime talks (Muslim perspective)

    Church Heritage Room, Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, LE1 6AF. 12.45 – 13.15
    Refreshments are available at the cafe in Bishop Street Methodist Church where lunches may be purchased before or after the talks.…

    Multi-Faith Centre Annual Lecture by Dr Ataullah Siddiqui entitled ‘Wrestling with Modernity: Enlightenment to ISIS

    Multi-Faith Centre, DE22 1GB. 18.00 – 20.00
    This Annual Lecture is on the theme of Europe's cultural debt to the Classical Islamic Civilisation.
    Dr Ataullah Siddiqui is a reader in Religious Pluralism and Inter-Faith Relations at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education where he was…

    Interfaith Week: Breaking Down Stereotypes; Youth Perspectives

    24 GREENCOAT PLACE, LONDON SW1P 1RD. 19.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to a Stories of Trust event to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    We will hear stories from young faith leaders sharing how faith responds in global crises and how it can strengthen communities. On…

    A Night of Comedy

    Westminster Synagogue, Rutland Gardens, SW7 1BX. 19.00 – 22.30
    Westminster Synagogue invite you to laugh the night away and celebrate its 60th Anniversary Year.
    To mark the beginning of Interfaith Week, four talented comedians of different faiths take to our stage and host an unforgettable evening. Join Omid,…

    Just War: The Influence of Philosophers on Christian Traditions

    Christchurch, Clarendon Park, 105a Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3AH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Session 6 of 8 in the regular Autumn term course presented by Faith Awareness, the inter faith programme of Christians Aware. Speaker: George Merchant Ballentyne. One-off attendees for Inter Faith Week welcome.…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Faith Approaches to Peacemaking: A Series of Free lunchtime talks (Christian perspective)

    Church Heritage Room, Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, LE1 6AF. 12.45 – 13.15
    Refreshments are available at the cafe in Bishop Street Methodist Church where lunches may be purchased before or after the talks.…

    Religious Conversion

    Room 440, Cardiff and Vale College, Dumballs Road, Cardiff CF10 5FE. 19.00 – 20.30
    This event will look at the topic of religious conversion. Three members from the Jewish, Muslim and Christian faith will be interviewed on the subject by BBC broadcaster Roy Jenkins, with opportunities for the audience to ask questions…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    Faith Approaches to Peacemaking: A Series of Free lunchtime talks (Hindu perspective)

    Church Heritage Room, Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, LE1 6AF. 12.45 – 13.15
    Refreshments are available at the cafe in Bishop Street Methodist Church where lunches may be purchased before or after the talks.…

    Alan Rainer on failures in education

    Hinsley room Morpeth Terrace SW1P 1EP. 16.00 – 17.00
    Alan Rainer has done a lot of research into the failures of British education especially religious education. …

    Faithful Organisations Workshops

    St Philips Centre Ltd, 2a Stoughton Drive, North Leicester, LE5 5UB. 18.30 – 21.00
    Learn about the roles and responsibilities of Trustees, Directors, Committees, Staff, Volunteers and Members in the governance of faith-based community organisations and places of worship.…

    In Search of Meaning

    Park Campus, University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH ( go to reception and follow the signs). 19.30 – 21.30
    An inter faith panel giving a brief description of their search for meaning, then a film on the topic produced by students at the University, then general discussion at each table among participants. Vegetarian curry dinner, then bring and share…

    Interfaith Voices

    Bournemouth Reform Synagogue, 53 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3PA. 19.30 – 22.00
    There will be speakers from the Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh and Jewish religions and the Humanists, including different branches of the Christians and Jews. The idea is that each speaker will talk about an idea, thought, reading, philosophy or liturgical…

  • Thursday 16 November

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH. 10.30 – 13.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents talks on interfaith by Rabbi Robert Ash and Mrs Harsha Shukla MBE

    Rabbi Ash is the Rabbi of the Liberal Jewish Communities in Cumbria, Lancaster and Preston (http://www.liberaljudaism.org/who-we-are/whos-who/rabbi-dr-robert-ash/)…

    Spirituality in the Hospice Environment

    Coventry Myton Hospice. 11.00 – 14.00
    Enhance your understanding of the range of support services provided at Myton Hospices. Engage with other faith leaders as well as health professionals around spirituality themes relevant to supporting patients receiving palliative care and their families. This is a free…

    Faith Approaches to Peacemaking: A Series of Free lunchtime talks (Jewish perspective)

    Church Heritage Room, Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, LE1 6AF. 12.45 – 13.15
    Refreshments are available at the cafe in Bishop Street Methodist Church where lunches may be purchased before or after the talks.…

    Monty’s Bike Hub - Youth Bike Repair and Get Together

    Monty's Community Hub, 59 Montague Avenue, Sholing, Southampton, SO19 0QB. 17.00 – 20.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2017, which runs from 13th – 19th November, Cycling UK will be running two bike related youth events in Southampton in partnership with local organisations - Newtown Youth and Community Centre, IKAN (Active Kids,…

    Different: But getting along - Inter Faith Week 2017 - Hertfordshire Events and Activities

    Council Chambers, Daneshill House, Danestrete, Stevenage, SG1 1HN. 19.00 – 0.00
    Different: But getting along - a Stevenage Inter Faith offering …

  • Friday 17 November

    Faith reflections on the Sustainable Development Goals

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 11.00 – 13.00
    Join us as we share and discuss faith reflections on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    In April we had our first event ‘Faith Reflections on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. As a follow up we…

    Sharing, Learning and Building for Peace in Cornwall

    County Hall, Tresawls Road, Truro TR1 3AY. 11.00 – 13.00
    Come and find out about the eight different faiths and beliefs in Cornwall through the work of the Cornwall Faith Forum.
    Also an opportunity to learn first hand about Paul Haines’, Peace Activist, Cities for Peace Tour held during…

    Faith Approaches to Peacemaking: A Series of Free lunchtime talks (Sikh perspective)

    Church Heritage Room, Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Town Hall Square, LE1 6AF. 12.45 – 13.15

  • Saturday 18 November

    Wolverhampton Interfaith Conference on organ donation

    Gujarati centre , Mander Street , Wolverhampton, West Midlands.. 9.00 – 3.00
    A conference bringing together different faiths and religions to highlight the importance of organ donation . The conference will feature inputs on what each faith thinks about organ donation, as well as sharing good practice. …

    Conference - Faiths & Inclusivity

    Hall No 4 , Gurdwara Sahib Leamington Spa & Warwick, Tachbrook Park Drive, Warwick, CV4 6RH. 10.00 – 14.00
    Conference to raise awareness in the Community of the needs of all people (including people who are covered under the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010) and to involve and engage with these in respect to key issues in…

  • Sunday 19 November

    Real People Honest Talk

    Abrahamic Foundation, 215 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3AH . 13.00 – 15.00
    Near Neighbours has created Real People, Honest Talk to bring people together to talk about the tough issues around how we live together well. Everyone is welcome to join to this safe space. The discussions will be about issues in…

  • Saturday 25 November

    Domestic abuse and faith: A vision for Leicester

    Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour, 21/23 Wanlip Street, Leicester LE1 2JS. 11.00 – 16.00
    For faith leaders and paid or unpaid pastoral workers from faith communities in Leicester and Leicestershire to discuss the issues and share skills and good practice around helping people who disclose domestic violence. We know that domestic violence happens within…

  • Tuesday 28 November

    Celestialphobia

    Newham Town Hall. 17.00 – 19.00
    A chance to learn about the Celestial Church of Christ and not just the stigma and false reputation it has gained over the last 70 years. For knowledge is power and acquiring it is wisdom. It is important that there…

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