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 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

    Birth of Baha’ullah - Birmingham Baha’i Community

    Faith and Community Centre (1st Floor), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH. 11.45 – 13.00
    The Birmingham Baha’i Community welcomes you to the joyful celebration of the Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’ullah. The programme will include music and readings. Programme with readings, prayers and music, recounting aspects of the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah,…

    “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.…

    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…

    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…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Faith & Belief Panel - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Multifaith Chaplaincy

    Faith and Community Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH. 10.30 – 12.00
    Facilitated ‘Faith & Belief Panel’ with chaplaincy representatives from different faith / belief communities.
    The theme will be around:
    * our experience of working together as part of a diverse team;
    * the impact that experience…

    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…

    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). …

    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…

  • 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. …

    SLEDP South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership Inter Faith Week Event

    The Quaker Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4BH. 10.30 – 14.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) presents the Cumbrian launch of the third edition (2018) and first Cumbria supplement of Religion, Belief and Culture in our Community: Understanding, respecting and valuing the diverse cultures of the United Kingdom.

    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

    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…

    Scriptural Reasoning on the theme of peace

    Large Conference Room, Church House, Ogleforth, YO1 7JN
    On behalf of York Minster, the Revd Canon Dr Chris Collingwood invites you to this event where members of various faith traditions will share what their scriptures say about peace as this is during the week of the centenary commemoration…

  • 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

    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…

    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…

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