Activities calendar

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

    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.…

  • Wednesday 6 November

    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. …

  • Saturday 9 November

    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…

  • Sunday 10 November

    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…

  • Monday 11 November

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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.…

    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.…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    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…

    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…

    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,…

    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).

  • Wednesday 13 November

    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…

    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…

    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. …

    “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…

  • Thursday 14 November

    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…

  • Friday 15 November

    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…

  • Saturday 16 November

    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.…

    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…

  • Sunday 17 November

    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.…

    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…

  • 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…

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