Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2021. Many activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ socially distanced in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Light Upon Light

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 13.45 – 14.45
    We take physical light for granted and light as a unifying factor in the different traditions is also often off the radar. But what is spiritual light and why does light feature as central to mystical experience?

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum: Bridge Over Troubled Water

    St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PL. 18.00 – 20.00
    Faith groups have provided essential support to residents in Tower Hamlets, before and during the pandemic, and have been at the heart of providing support for people, particularly those facing the worst health and social inequalities.

  • Wednesday 17 November

    New relations of stigma & mutuality during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dr Nikita Simpson, Postdoctoral Researcher in Anthropology, London School of Economics

    St Philip's Church, Evington Road, Leicester LE2 1HN. 12.30 – 14.00
    The Covid pandemic has had an uneven impact across the UK: in many ways it has heightened and exacerbated existing structural inequalities and challenges. During 2020 Leicester suffered more prolonged and stricter lockdown conditions than any other English city. Drawing…

    Faith in the Climate with George Merchant Ballentyne

    St Philip's Church, Evington Road, Leicester LE2 1HN. 19.00 – 20.30
    Faith Communities have their distinctive views - as well as points of agreement - on the climate crisis: its origins, its impact and the future actions we might take to escape the worst of this worldwide emergency. In this session,…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Talks for Inter Faith Week

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH. 10.30 – 13.00
    AWAZ Cumbria and the South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) present talks on interfaith by
    Sister Margaret Atkins CRSA, a Sister of the Community of Augustinian Canonesses at Boarbank Hall in Cumbria, and
    Carlo Schröder,…

    Freedom of Religion and Belief in the UK

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 136 York St, Manchester, M1 7XN. 19.00 – 20.30
    A reflection on Freedom of Religion and Belief in the UK by Dr James Holt, Associate Professor of Religious Education at the University of Chester, and Chair of the charity, Freedom Declared Foundation. In this event James will discuss

    Reflecting together on COVID-19: Interfaith Week panel discussion

    Anglia Ruskin University, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 20.30
    We will be hearing from various faith and community leaders in this panel discussion covering both theological and sociological responses to their experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be opportunities for questions and audience discussion. …

  • Saturday 20 November

    Talk and Display ‘Perspectives on Climate’

    Christian Science Church, Douglas, IM2 3AG. 14.30 – 16.30
    An opportunity to share ideas about the effects of climate change. Featuring a talk by Cat Jenkins, local environmental campaigner and supporter.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Sunday Assembly London presents “The Beauty of Struggle”

    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. 11.00 – 13.00
    Grace Marshall, award-winning writer and coach on productivity, will tell us how we can use our struggles as a force for good. As always, this Sunday Assembly London event will also feature rocking sing-alongs, poetry, and an opportunity to socialise…

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