Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2020. 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.

  • Sunday 8 November

    DMU Faith Advisors introduce Inter Faith Week and answer questions

    De Montfort University, Leicester. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    De Montfort University's Imam Mohammed Laher introduces Inter Faith Week and its Faith Advisors unvite questions in subsequent videos from DMU students via Instagram Stories, and will be answering them on Instagram during Inter Faith Week…

    Inter Faith Week Buddies

    UK. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Humanists UK is taking part in the 'Inter Faith Week Buddies' scheme, which pairs individuals from different backgrounds for one-to-one dialogue. …

    Sharing faith stories

    UK. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 15.00
    Aviva has been celebrating Inter Faith Week by encouraging members of its staff Origins Community Group to share their faith stories across the company and set up their own faith communities to provide an opportunity for connection. It has also…

    Inter Faith Week Buddies

    Manx Radio, Douglas Head, Broadcasting House, Isle of Man IM, IM1 5BW. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Some members of the Isle of Man Interfaith Group paired as Inter Faith Week Buddies. Three pairs were interviewed by Manx Radio. More about the scheme at:…

    Faith leaders in conversation

    Muswell Hill Synagogue,31 Tetherdown, Muswell Hill, London N10 1ND
    Through the Haringey Multi Faith Network a number of faith leaders have paired up to meet each other. Two pairs (including Rabbi David Mason of Muswell Hill Synagogue and the Revd Gita Bond of Christ Church in West Green) have…

    Inter Faith Week sessions

    Ministry of Defence - Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)mKingston Road Sutton Coldfield West Midlands B75 7RL . 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week with various sessions during the Week…

    Interfaith Meditation

    Leeds University Union. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Activities to complete in your own time during Inter Faith Week at Leeds University Union:
    giving to a food bank, hog-friendly lockdown litter picking with LUU Enviro-soc, writing to elderly people in care homes, Interfaith buddies and Leeds Stem…

    Interfaith Week, Diwali and Christmas Celebrations

    NW9 5UX (virtual event). 11.00 – Sunday 15 November 13.00
    Dr Natubhai Shah MBE and the Trustees of the Jain Network are pleased to invite you to join us for the following virtual event. On this occasion we will present food parcels to the local food bank, donated by our…

    Interfaith Week Prayer

    Online . 13.00 – 13.45
    As part of the #InterfaithWeek, we will host an inclusive unifying moment of prayer for humanity amid the COVID-19 pandemic with participation from faith and community leaders, on Sunday, November the 8th at 13:00.

    We invite…

    “Love & Remembrance”  Virtual Walk of Peace including a minute’s silence for remembrance.

    Redbridge (Zoom). 15.00 – 16.15
    Redbridge Faith Forum is delighted to invite you to join us and The Worshipful, The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillor Zulfiqar Hussain, on Sunday afternoon 8th November at 3pm for our “Love and Remembrance” Event launching our first ever Virtual Walk…

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The First Day on EAVA FM

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 15.00 – 18.00
    Special three-hour radio show hosted by George Merchant Ballentyne, marking the launch of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.…

    Towards a Better Understanding of Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham

    Birmingham. 17.30 – 19.00
    Sharing perspectives between Birmingham’s Jewish and Quaker communities, as part of Inter Faith Week. Speakers will talk about Judaism and Quakerism in Birmingham with reference to Social Action and Welfare, Climate Change and Prison Chaplaincy. We will hear among others…

    Open Faith Forum meeting

    Preston, UK (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    Open meeting for all Preston's Interfaith community.
    short talks and discussion

    Opening event - Sunderland Interfaith Week Peace Gathering

    Sunderland (online). 18.00 – 19.15
    This opening event of Sunderland Inter Faith Week 2020 is a Peace Gathering which will have a prayer from each major faith tradition, and a chance to remember those who have died in all the wars since World War I,…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 1: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Anne Fishenden (Quaker, Leicester) and Edwin Graham (Bahá'í, Craigavon).…

  • Monday 9 November

    Interfaith Week Podcast  

    Kirklees (online). 0.00 – Friday 13 November 0.00
    A series of podcasts with local community members sharing personal experiences and stories about faith and daily life during Inter Faith Week.
    To listen: on Twitter: @KirkleesCI
    or Facebook:

    Mosque-Church conversations pilot

    UK (online)
    This pilot programme is designed to initiate conversations between local mosques and churches in advance of National Inter Faith Week. Small groups of leaders and members from the paired churches and mosques will use this opportunity to learn more about…

    Inter Faith Panel

    Morgan Stanley, 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf London E14 4QA England. 0.00 – 0.00
    Inter Faith panel with speakers including Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra and Rabbi Moshe Freedman.…

    Building Bridges Burnley AGM with Inter Faith Week contribution from Inter Faith Network

    Building Bridges In Burnley, Burnley And Pendle Faith Centre, Barden Lane, Burnley, Lancashire, England, BB10 1JD
    IFN's Executive Director Harriet Crabtree talks about IFN's work including the Inter Faith Week programme and the important contribution of local inter faith organisations to good inter faith relations.…

    Clergy and Imams Meeting

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 10.00 – 12.00
    This annual meeting of Clergy and Imams is also open to leaders of other faith communities.…

    Inter Faith Week stand in the restaurant

    Rotherham Hospital, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Moorgate Road, Rotherhams S60 2UD.. 11.00 – Thursday 12 November 14.00
    Promotional work with Staff in Rotherham Hospital, highlighting the work of the Chaplaincy. Also launching 3 initiatives - first, a new Chaplain's Surgery - a fixed day and time each week when Staff can access a Chaplain with or without…

    Faith and Belief During Covid-19

    . 13.30 – 14.30
    For the first event of Interfaith Week, please join representatives from the Humanist Network, Christians in Government, Muslim Network, and the Jewish Network to explore how their faith and belief has supported them during the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown,…

    Discussion about interfaith activity in Bolton

    Bolton. 14.00 – 15.00
    Our usual Inter Faith Week events are not possible this year. But come along to a short online meeting space to hear about our activities and join in conversation about interfaith issues in Bolton. Monday 9 Nov, 2pm - email…

    Interfaith Dialogue: ‘Saving the Earth’

    University of Southampton, 41 University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1TL. 17.00 – 18.30
    An Interfaith Dialogue on the theme of 'Saving the Earth' with representatives from different faith groups from the University of Southampton Faith and Reflection Centre.
    Please contact for registration and zoom details …

    The Parents Circle (Israel-Palestine Reconciliation)

    Leeds University Union. 17.00 – 19.00
    The Parents Circle – Families Forum (PCFF) is a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization of over 600 families, all of whom have lost an immediate family member to the ongoing conflict. Moreover, the PCFF has concluded that the process of reconciliation between…

    Equality: creating a just society - a Baha’i perspective

    Preston (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    Featuring guest speakers Viv Bartlett and Derek Cockshut (see below).

    There will be plenty of time for questions and comments.

    Speaker bios:

    Viv Bartlett

    Born in…

    Interfaith marriage seminar

    Maidstone (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    Interactive virtual seminar exploring challenges which face interfaith couples, how faith groups can support and learn from such couples. Presenter recently completed doctoral research on interfaith marriage and includes insights from several faith communities around the world.…

    Pilgrimage - a personal faith perspective

    DH1 3LE. 19.00 – 20.30
    Individuals from different faith traditions and belief systems will share their personal experiences of and responses to pilgrimage.…

    Inter faith, its importance in Islam, and coping with hardships and difficulties

    Gillingham (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An Inter Faith Week event to include discussion on:
    - Interfaith and its importance in Islam
    - Remembering the late Anwar Khan Sahib
    - Coping with hardships and difficulties …

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Faith & The Environment

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    The Swindon Christian Community will be hosting a talk on Faith and The Environment.…

    Happiness:  Clouds of Anticipation – Clouds of Delusion How can we find equanimity in such unsettling times?

    Herefordshire UK. 19.00 – 20.30
    Inter faith meeting.…

    An Audience With The President

    UK (online). 19.00 – 20.00
    President of the Spiritualists National Union, Minister David Bruton, hosts an hour of talk and interactive discussion with special interfaith guests, and our Interfaith Ambassador, Minister David Hopkins. An opportunity to celebrate the importance of Inter Faith Week and raise…

    Buddhism in the 21st Century

    York (online). 19.30 – 20.45
    Buddhist responses to world events in 2020. Hosted by Peter Harvey, on behalf of York Buddhist Network with contributions from Buddhist groups meeting in York. The event is on zoom. Please email prior to the event to obtain a…

    Dacorum Interfaith Network meeting

    Dacorum (online). 19.30 – 21.00
    Dacorum Interfaith Network will be holding a meeting on Monday 9 November o renew fellowship, bring you up to date on our year and how our offerings will join in with the DIS Diwali. This will be a DIN meeting…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 2: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Deacon Seamus O'Looskan (Roman Catholic, Leicester) and Liz Arif-Fear (Muslim, London).…

  • Tuesday 10 November

    Keeping the Faith: responding to the pandemic - an inter faith discussion

    Bishopscroft, Ashwell Rd, Bradford BD9 4AU. 0.00 – 0.00
    An evening online session with speakers from the Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh traditions sharing how they have responded to the pandemic in practical ways by helping the most vulnerable people in our communities and also sharing stories of…

    Celebration of Inter Faith Week

    Imperial College Chaplaincy, Exhibition Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2BU
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week.…

    Talking about our festivals

    Creative English, FaithAction, 25 Neville Road, Dagenham, Essex, RM8 3QS
    Celebrating #InterFaithWeek by talking about our festivals and what we do to mark them - finding common themes across faiths of celebrating good overcoming evil, light, hope, serving others, food, giving and lots of lovely childhood memories involving cake and…

    Unity in Diversity

    Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, The Grange, Mountjoy Road, Lisnamallard, Omagh, Tyrone, BT79 7BL United Kingdom (online). 10.00 – 12.00
    Unity in Diversity
    Interfaith Reflections

    This is an on-line public event where participants are encouraged to join in and hear and share readings from different faiths and beliefs followed by discussion, helping to grow interfaith understanding…

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    . 11.00 – 12.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    Stories of Hope, sharing of life, community, projects, people, engagement in 2020

    Luton. 11.00 – 13.00
    An opportunity to share your story (5 mins max per person).

    Faith Leader Discussion - Faith in Lockdown

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 12.00 – 13.15
    Faith leaders will discuss how the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown has affected their faith practices, faith communities and their own faith. Faith in lockdown. To run a panel discussion made up of faith leaders and NHS Digital colleagues to discuss…

    Inter Faith Panel

    Southampton UK. 12.00 – Friday 13 December 20.45
    Inter Faith Panel with Q and A Panellists include a Chief Druid and a Buddhist Nun.…

    Interfaith Panel Q&A from NHS Solent Trust

    University of Southampton, 41 University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1TL. 12.00 – 13.00
    An Interfaith panel Q&A with guests Arch Druid and a senior Buddhist nun, a resident teacher at
    the Kadampa Meditation Centre in Southampton, organised by Rev Emma D’Aeth.
    Contact for registration and Microsoft Teams details …

    Faith and Religious Small Charities Meet Up

    . 13.00 – 15.00
    The Small Charities Coalition is hosting a special online meeting for Inter Faith Week 2020, asking:
    "Has COVID increased the connection between faith organisations?
    Is the perceived anti faith stance of some funders and government a barrier to…

    Being LGBTQ+ and a Person of Faith

    Friargate, York (online). 13.00 – 16.00
    We will be discussing what it means to be LGBTQ+ and a Person of Faith. This meeting will now take place via Zoom. Tickets Please contact: Jake Furby …

    Diversity and Inclusion Interfaith Conference

    London (online). 14.00 – 15.45
    This collaborative interfaith conference was on the subject of diversity and inclusion. We welcomed leaders and pioneers from Parliament, the Armed Forces, religious institutions and barristers from a variety of faith backgrounds. As well as encouraging diversity and inclusion in…

    Engaging with Theology: Interfaith dialogue

    Leeds. 15.00 – 16.00
    A special Engaging with Theology discussion group session for Inter Faith Week on the topic of interfaith dialogue. Register at…

    Deep and Meaningful Conversations

    Bournemouth . 17.00 – 18.00
    As part of Interfaith Week the Faith and Reflection Team is hosting a conversation space looking at interesting big life questions. Join us to engage in chatting about some important big life questions and listen to fellow students and staff…

    Interfaith Debate

    Leeds University Union. 17.00 – 18.00
    Come along and discuss some of the bid questions in a safe and friendly environment. You are very welcome if you just want to listen too!…

    Discussion on role of faith in the 21st century

    PWC staff faith networks marked Inter Faith Week with a discussion on the role faith plays in the 21st Century. …

    Realising Religious Freedom around the World

    UK (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    An #InterfaithWeek discussion on how we can help realise freedom of religion and belief around the world.
    With: Kiri Kankhwende - Press and Public Affairs Team Leader, Christian Solidarity Worldwide; Padideh Sabeti - Director, Office of Public Affairs of…

    Islam is Not a Religion of Violence: Combatting the Misconceptions About Muslims

    Bristol University (online)
    "Islam promotes violence."
    "Islam is incompatible with the West."
    "Muslims are oppressed."
    "Muslims promote an agenda of abuse and sexism."

    Time and time again, we hear the same misconceptions and false ideas about…

    City of Sanctuary

    Zoom. 19.00 – 20.30
    Margaret Hooper – pre-recordings, St Chads (TBC), Progressive Synagogue (TBC), Clifton Road Mosque, Gerard (Erdington - hosting Zoom)

    More information to follow…

    Impacts of current day situation in the world

    Medway (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An event with discussion and reflections on the impacts of the current day situation in the world…

    Sharing faith and belief perspectives on racism and prejudice

    Devon (online). 19.00 – 18.15
    What can we learn from the Black Lives Matter protests? Join us to listen to diverse perspectives on racism and prejudice
    Engage in discussion and dialogue about faith, belief and unconscious bias. As Christians, Humanists, Buddhists, Hindus, Pagans, Muslims,…

    Meet the Catholic Society!

    Liverpool Guild of Students. 19.00 – 20.00
    An opportunity to meet the Catholic Society…

    Religions during COVID-19: Spiritual and Practical

    Elmbridge (Zoom). 19.30 – 21.00
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum invite you to join this virtual event and hear how people of faith have gained strength from their faiths during these uncertain times.

    There will be speakers from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim,…

    Servant Leadership: What do our faiths teach and how does it influence the way we lead in our workplace?

    . 19.30 – 20.30
    An online inter faith converation with contributions from Jill Rowe and Paramjit Kaur Matharu. Jill is the Ethos and Formation Director for Oasis a charity engaged in the transformation of over 35 communities across the UK. She is part of…

    Inter Faith Week Panel Panel Debate : ‘Let your vision be world embracing’

    Barnet, London. 19.30 – 21.15
    Panelists from Christianity, Islam, Hindu, Judaism and Baha’i Faith will give their perspective on what it means to practise your Faith in the 21st Century. This will be followed by a Question and Answer session.
    The panelists are: Rabbi…

    The Hindu festival of Navatri invites member contributions focussing on ‘The power within us’

    Norwich (online). 19.30 – 21.30
    Topic: The Hindu festival of Navatri invites member contributions focussing on "The power within us".

    Gayatri Verma will start by showing us the significance of the days in the Hindu calendar leading up to Diwali and we…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 3: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Bina Modi (Hindu, Leicester) and Sughra Ahmed (Muslim, Manchester).…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Has Interfaith effectively tackled Racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism?

    Preston. 0.00 – 0.00
    Hosted by Mohammed Ali Amla a conversation with Bishop Desmond Jaddoo, Akeela Ahmed and Jeremy Dable.…

    ‘Remembering for Inter Faith Week’

    4 Easby Road, Bradford. BD7 1QX
    Session on #Remembering for #IFWeek with our 'Art of Friendship' group, sharing our earliest & happiest memories, & memories of a time when we have felt God especially close to us, whilst making 'treasure boxes' in which to keep mementoes…

    Sharing what Diwali means to us

    Regional Schools Commissioner Office for the West Midlands & Cheshire.
    Colleagues talked about what Diwali means to them and the different ways they will celebrating Diwali in lockdown. …

    Webinar on Religion and Mental Health

    Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust (QE Gateshead), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6SX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Discussion by various faith representatives on religion and mental health.…

    Faith, Religion and Inclusion

    Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) Northwood London
    Discussion with talk by Ruth Hunt.…

    Woking Debates on Zoom - Should we all become vegan?

    Woking (online). 11.00 – 12.30
    Would it be better for our health and the health of the planet if we gave up eating and using animal products completely?

    Bridget Biddell, of Hampton Estate Farms; Monique Parker, a nutritional therapist, WWF; Environmental Manager…

    Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session

    1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Ln, Leeds LS1 6AE. 11.30 – 12.15
    The Multifaith Network would like you to attend a Virtual Buddhist Meditation Session on the 11th November which will be led by the Jamyang Buddhist Centre in Leeds. The session introduces a method for developing calm abiding meditation using methods,…

    Deep and Meaningful Conversations

    Bournemouth . 12.30 – 13.15
    As part of Interfaith Week the Faith and Reflection Team is hosting a conversation space looking at interesting big life questions. Join us to engage in chatting about some important big life questions and listen to fellow students and staff…

    See Hear Respond - Faith in a Pandemic Learning Seminar

    . 13.00 – 15.00
    Barnardo's See Hear Respond Partnership is supporting children, young people, families and communities across England who have been impacted by Covid-19. During Inter Faith Week, Barnardo's and Action for Children, supported by the Association of Muslim Schools UK are inviting…

    Speed faithing

    University of Warwick Students' Union, University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL. 13.00 – 13.30
    30 minutes on line. At least 6 faith traditions. Conversation, laughter and friendship.…

    Inter Faith Week - Story 4 Thought

    Aston Students' Union, 8 Coleshill Street Birmingham B4 7BX …. 14.30 – 15.30
    A virtual inter-faith workshop looking into the theme of "courage", by sharing stories of inspiring moments experiences or witnesses due to the COVID19 pandemic or from your own faith traditions.…

    ‘Get Together for Faith Connectors’

    Kirklees. 18.00 – 19.00
    The theme of the discussion will focus on: Connectors sharing their opportunities and challenges in everyday life. Such as positive news stories, health, wellbeing and hate crime. To build stronger resilience working together. …

    Youth Debate - “Keeping the faith in a pandemic”

    Islington (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    Young People will be leading and delivering this event with young speakers from different faiths and secular backgrounds. Everyone of all ages is invited to join us on YouTube to hear young people debating, then a Q&A with the audience.

    My Faith – its position within the University of York and the City

    York (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    Student speakers from different faiths give personal views and reflect on the mood of their Society or link it with COVID19. Contact: …

    Violence Against Women and Girls : An Interfaith Perspective

    OX3 9BJ. 18.00 – 19.00
    The CEO of Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre (OSARCC), Lisa Ward joins Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and Rev Kate Harford for an interfaith discussion about the role of faith in protecting women and girls from violence, and in perpetuating violence.…

    Panel event: Challenging Misconceptions

    Bristol University (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    Join representives from our faith societies openly discussing stereotypes and misconceptions about their faith traditions.
    If you have a question for the panel, submit it here:
    Co-chaired by Kavya Sharma and Shoshana Cohen…

    Faith in LGBT+ Community

    UK (online). 18.00 – 19.00
    Mosiac LGBT+ Young Persons' Trust has put together an event 'Faith in LGBT+ Community' for this Inter Faith Week hoping to elevate the voices for inclusion, respect and dignity. During the webinar that is due to take place over Zoom…

    Foundation Stones Interfaith Workshop

    N19 4DR. 19.00 – 20.00
    The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation invites you to take part in a Foundation Stones stone painting workshop as part of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    Paint and share a Foundation Stone live on Zoom and then contribute…

    Islam’s response in times of crisis

    Medway (Online). 19.00 – 20.30
    Discussion and reflections on 'Islam's Response in Times of Crisis'…

    Faith in a Pandemic

    Cheltenham (UK). 19.15 – 20.30
    We will be reflecting on both the opportunities and challenges presented by the pandemic. The discussion will be based on 6 short videos from different faith groups describing how they have reacted to the pandemic, telling stories and learnings from…

    “Love your neighbour but annihilate your enemies…” How to deal with controversial texts in our scriptures?

    Leeds. 19.30 – 21.45
    A Scriptural Reasoning activity, focusing on "Love your neighbour but annihilate your enemies..." How to deal with controversial texts in our scriptures? Focusing on the Christian, Muslim and Jewish scriptures.
    Featuring guest speakers:
    Professor Rachel Muers, University of…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 4: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Jaap Alberts (ISKCON, Leicester) and Maureen Sier (Bahá'í, Glasgow).…

    How do we distinguish between creed and culture

    Havering Faith Forum, London Borough of Havering, Mercury House, Romford, Essex RM1 3SL. 20.00 – 22.00
    A discussion evening.…

  • Thursday 12 November

    2020 North Wales Interfaith Forum

    Glyndŵr Chaplaincy, Wrexham glyndwr University, Mold Road Campus, Wrexham Glyndwr University, LL11 2AW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Forum discussion including about making interfaith dialogue in North Wales more inclusive and cohesive. Involving faith/belief representatives from across North Wales…

    Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School - Magisterial Philosothon and Interfaith Dialogue

    Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School, Potters Green Rd, Coventry CV2 2AJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    This Monday marks the start of Inter Faith week and the RE Department are hosting a series of events and activities for all pupils across the school to participate in. Interfaith cooperation and understanding are vital in our increasingly diverse…

    Faith and Finance

    Leicester. 10.00 – 11.00
    An interfaith conversation about faith and finance as part of Talk Money week.…

    Digital Talking Society

    Pendle (online). 11.00 – 13.00
    This year, to mark Interfaith Week taking place from 8-15th November, we would like you to join us for a community conversation to explore;
    How have interfaith relations been impacted by Covid -19 and what does this mean for…

    The Role of Women of Faith in Protecting the Earth

    Online. 12.15 – 14.15
    Moderator: Ms. Ravinder Kaur Nijjar, Chair Religions for Peace UK Women of Faith Network, RfP European Women of Faith Network
    Facilitator: Ms. Rebecca Bellamy, (University of Winchester, UKWFN-RfP, ECRL-RfP)
    Speaker: Dr. Husna Ahmad, CEO of Global One 2015,Visionary…

    Talking about Faith and Friendship

    Nottingham. 14.30 – 16.00
    The event will focused on friendship in different religious traditions building mutual understanding.
    About this Event
    All welcome!!

    Nottingham Interfaith Council and friends invite you to join us to a Zoom session to celebrate interfaith…

    One Mystery, Two Stories – Science and Religion in Dialogue

    UK. 16.30 – 18.30
    The World Congress of Faiths is holding is annual Younghusband Lecture online on Thursday 12 November. This year's topic is 'One Mystery, Two Stories – Science and Religion in Dialogue'. The speakers will be: Professor NIdhal Guessoum, Algerian astrophysicist and…

    Coronavirus and Congregational Cohesion

    Bournemouth. 18.00 – 19.30
    Cllr Susan Phillips, Mayor of Bournemouth, will chair a panel consisting of the Revd Dr Ian Terry, Team Rector of St Peter's Parish Church, Imam Majid Yasin of the Islamic Centre and Mosque, and Rabbi Maurice Michaels of the Reform…

    Navigating Faith, Race and Identity in 2020

    . 18.00 – 19.00
    An Inter Faith Week discussion on how people of faith can navigate questions of race and identity in Britain in 2020. With: Rev Celia Apeagyei-Collins – Christian Pastor and Founder of Rehoboth Foundation; Cllr Awale Olad – Camden Councillor and…

    Interfaith Dialogue ‘Stronger Together: The Role of Faith Communities in a Crisis’ with Solent University

    Solent University, E Park Terrace, Southampton SO14 0YN. 18.00 – 19.00
    An Interfaith Dialogue organised by Solent University. Please email for the Microsoft Teams link …

    Faith and Feminism panel

    Bristol University (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    The Women's Network and the Multifaith Network is proud to present 'Faith and Feminism'. In this conversation, we will be discussing the relationship between Faith and Feminism on our student-led panel We will be exploring faith has contributed towards their…

    ‘Interfaith Experiences’: A Panel Discussion + Q&A

    Durham University, Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE. 18.00 – 19.30
    With speakers who have participated in various forms of interfaith dialogue, we will explore the impact of this on their own faith, their faith communities and the wider world. Hosted by five student faith societies forming the Durham Interfaith Student…

    Faith, Festivities and Food in Slough

    Slough (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    Members from Walk & Talk Upton led by Anita Balani will be talking about faith
    and festivities.
    Walk & Talk Upton is a local community group based in Upton, Slough, Berkshire
    with the main aim of supporting…

    Commemorating the Bosnian Genocide through Inter-Faith Dialogue

    UK. 18.00 – Wednesday 2 December 23.59
    In honour of Inter-faith week, Remembering Srebrenica is hosting a webinar on the importance of faith and inter-faith events and activities.

    It has been 25 years since the genocide against Bosnian-Muslims was enacted by Serb forces and…

    Sustainability: Caring for the Planet

    Preston (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    With guest speakers: Mr Ian Holland, Senior UN Advisor and Mr Les Gornall FRCB

    There will be plenty of time for questions and comments

    Speaker bios:

    Les Gornall

    What are Religions doing about Race Inequality?

    GU22 7BD. 19.00 – 20.30
    This event will be streamed via Zoom. Donovan Blair will give an introduction to the topic and guest speakers will be Rev Paul Davies, Christian; Mandisa Taylor, Baha'i; Rabbi Danny Rich, Jewish; Muneera Pilgrim, Muslim and Shashank Sharma, Hindu. There…

    Finding Peace during the Pandemic

    Solihull (online). 19.00 – 20.00
    As part of National Inter Faith Week and in these very difficult times, we wanted to create an opportunity for sharing and learning about what has helped some people to find Peace during the Pandemic so far. Speakers from different…

    URC Youth Trialogue Discussion

    Online. 19.00 – 20.00
    Three panellists from different faiths (Muslim, Jewish and Christian) will be discussing together to celebrate their faith and enable greater interfaith understanding.
    Viewers can take part in the programme live, using Slido, to send in their comments and questions…

    LGBT+ People of Faith

    Liverpool Guild of Students. 19.00 – 20.30
    an opportunity to hear from LGBT+ people of faith…

    Dare to Hope

    Zoom. 19.30 – 20.45
    Series (continuing on 19 and 26 November from 7.30 to 8.30pm) to explore how faith communities have been impacted by the current crisis. Speakers and responders from different faith communities will share their experiences and attenders will also have the…

    Free Speech, Vigilantism, and Protecting the Rights of Religious Minorities

    Preston, UK (online). 19.30 – 21.00
    The Light Foundation . Guest Speakers:
    Imam Qari Asim MBE - UK
    Rabbi Jeremy Schneider - USA
    Ustadha Khola Hasan - UK
    Dr. Shaykh Umar al Qadri - Ireland
    Dr. Anne Moseley - UK

    Thinking Evening: “The Three Abrahamic Faiths: elements of unity and diversity”

    Marlborough Road Methodist Church. 19.30 – 21.00
    Dr Chris Hewer will give a talk, "The Three Abrahamic Faiths: elements of unity and diversity".

    Dr Chris Hewer in is a Christian who comes from a background in Christian theology, education, Islamic studies and inter-faith studies.…

    The Precious Gift of End of Life Care

    Wesley Hall, Leicester LE2 0GN. 19.30 – 20.30
    A special online event to understand the importance of spiritual and cultural requirements for palliative/end of life care BAME patients.
    The evening, hosted by Zfit in Association with Wesley Hall will feature sessions from:
    Professor Christina Faull –…

    Faith in a Time of COVID

    Lancaster. 19.30 – 0.00
    Interfaith discussion.…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 5: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Sumaiya Mulla (Muslim, Leicester) and Patricia Stoat (Roman Catholic, Nottingham).…

  • Friday 13 November

    Bromley Three Faiths Group shared worship experience

    Bromley - Various - full details on our website
    The three communities (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) involved in Bromley Three Faiths Group are opening up their regular worship events this weekend as part of the Inter Faith Week celebrations. Each worship event will include a special welcome message to…

    Q and A with Faith Representatives from local places of worship

    Students Union, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN
    Q&A With Faith Representatives - Join us on Facebook for a pre-recording of a q&a with faith leaders from local places of worship. You’ll be able to hear from Bristol and West Progressive Jewish Congregation, Bath Baha’i Community, Clifton Catholic…

    Inter Faith Week Virtual Forum

    Birmingham. 0.00 – 0.00
    A virtual Faiths Forum with representatives from different religions and beliefs in Birmingham. Topics such as Covid-19, racism and free speech. Video for later use in RE lessons. With: Gen Kelsang Leksang - Resident Teacher, Kadampa Buddhist Centre; Rabbi Dr…

    A dialogue about faith and the pandemic

    . 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of the interfaith week initiative, Sikh PA press officer Dawinderpal Singh and Hassan Joudi, Deputy Secretary General and mosques affairs coordinator at the Muslim Council of Britain sat down over a Zoom call to discuss how faith has…

    Roundtable on importance of inter faith and

    Great George St, Leeds LS1 3BR
    To honour #InterFaithWeek we partnered up with @St George's Crypt, Leeds , Concord Interfaith Fellowship - Leeds and Leeds Muslim Youth Forum for a virtual roundtable discussion on the importance of Inter Faith and to highlight their incredible work in…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Rally of Hope

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon's Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Community will present a video and story about their community.…

    Christian Union Open Meeting

    Liverpool Guild of Students. 19.00 – 20.30
    get to know Christian Union and their impact meeting…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 6: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Kartar Singh (Sikh, Leicester) and Jay Anderson (Wiccan, Leeds).…

  • Saturday 14 November

    Using my faith to cope with COVID-19

    Leicester. 0.00 – 0.00
    Zoom discussion with speakers from 7 faiths…

    A Rabbi and Priest have a 15 minute conversation in 38 minutes….

    Haringey, London
    Rabbi Sandra Kviat, of Crouch End Chavurah, and the Revd Timothy Miller, of All Saints' Church in Highgate, sit down to talk about finding, maintaining and realising hope in our world.…

    Not That Different! Similarities between Islam and Other Religions    

    York (online). 11.00 – 12.15
    This is a virtual event hosted by York Mosque discussing what we have in common in terms of religious traditions from an Islamic perspective. Contact Rasha Ibrahim via email on for more details and the zoom link. …

    Faith in the Environment - Interfaith Perspectives

    Belfast. 11.00 – 13.00
    Chair - Professor John Barry QUB
    Keynote speaker - Alastair McIntosh – activist, writer and academic – will
    speak about the Climate Crisis, a faith-based understanding of the environment and
    our relationship with it.
    Most recent…

    Wellbeing Café

    Weston-super-Mare (online). 12.00 – 13.00
    The North Somerset BME Network is a CIO (Registered Charity No: 1162483) that has been running for over 14 years. Based in Weston-super-Mare, it supports communities in all parts of the North Somerset district. This weekly online via Zoom Wellbeing…

    Essential divinity - an event in celebration of national Interfaith Week

    Global Co-operation House , 65-69 Pound Lane, Willesden Green, London NW10 2HH. 17.00 – 18.30
    At this crucial time in our world, it is essential to recognise and connect with that which is subtle and invisible and make it visible in our daily lives. We invite you to explore, with speakers from different faiths, the…

    Hope - a youth perspective

    . 18.00 – 20.00
    An event to give young people the chance to represent their faiths, celebrate diversity, and share our common humanity.
    An evening of celebration for Inter Faith Week on the topic of 'hope'. You’ll hear from youth leaders of different…

    Faith and Mental Health

    Old Kent Road Mosque. 18.00 – 19.30
    The theme for this year's annual Inter Faith Week event is 'Faith and Mental Health.' Will feature the following speakers:
    Hajjia Saidat Oketunde, Education Officer, MAN UK
    The Revd Ellen Eames, Priest in charge of St Christopher's, Walworth…

    Wealth and Poverty

    Medway (online). 19.00 – 20.30
    An event exploring the social and spiritual impacts of wealth and poverty, led by the Medway Baha'i Community…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester Calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 7: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Andrew Bolton (Community of Christ, Leicester) and Farah Morley (Muslim, Cardiff).…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Sricpture Reading

    Huddersfield. 0.00 – 0.00
    On-line event for faith leaders from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish faiths to read scriptures …

    The Blessing of Interfaith and Healing of Black Lives Matter

    Preston, UK (online). 14.00 – 16.00
    Reverend Fujo Malaika of the One Spirit Interfaith Foundation, Warrington.
    Details to follow.…

    Inter Faith Week 2020: The Last Day on EAVA FM

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 15.00 – 18.00
    Special three-hour radio show hosted by George Merchant Ballentyne, marking the end of Inter Faith Week 2020. Music, inspirational readings, phone-in guests etc.…

    Virtual Scripture Reasoning Event

    Huddersfield. 16.00 – 17.00
    A fresh approach to modern day inter-faith dialogue which puts scripture at the heart of the conversation.

    Join us in promoting cohesion within the community! …

    Watford Interfaith Pilgrimage

    WD3 3AS on Zoom. 16.00 – 17.30
    The pilgrimage is an online version of Watford's usual interfaith pilgrimage for Inter Faith Week, with video tours and descriptions of eleven places of worship in Watford and further afield. Faith leaders will speak about their worship and buildings, and…

    Scriptural Reasoning session

    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 4UG. 16.00 – Tuesday 17 November 17.00
    A session hosted by Maysoon Shafiq Al-Mu'Minun The Believers and Youtuber, with Hassan Joudi Deputy Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain; Revd Canon Rachel Firth, Area Dean of Huddersfield; Mohammed Abubakar Saleem of Huddersfield Community First; and local…

    Faith and the Aftermath of Crime

    Leeds. 17.30 – 19.00
    An exploration of Restorative Justice and Victim Support.

    Event to be held on Zoom.
    To register, visit…

    Women ‘s online Interfaith event :What is Tolerance? From my the perspective of my faith

    Hounslow (online). 18.30 – 19.45
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Women's Association, Hounslow North is holding an online interfaith event via Zoom, to discuss What is Tolerance? From Buddhist, Sikh, Jewish and Muslim's perspectives. Please note it is women only event. …

    Women and Faith in Slough

    Slough. 18.30 – 0.00
    Join us for an inspirational discussion with local women about what faith means to them in Britain 2020.…

    “What I like about Religions X”

    Manchester (online). 19.00 – 0.00
    Three speakers will talk about a religion that is not their own, focusing on what they like about it. After the formal talks, members of the audience will have the chance to contribute along the same lines for any religion…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Inspirational Film Night

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    Swindon Interfaith and the Swindon Baha'i Community are proud to bring our annual Inspirational Film Night to a Virtual Audience.…

    EAVA FM presents “Leicester calling!”

    EAVA FM, 111 Ross Walk, Leicester LE4 5HH. 20.00 – 21.00
    Episode 8: George Merchant Ballentyne welcomes guests Angela Langrick (Pagan, Leicester) and Nicholas Rawhani (Bahá'í, London).…

  • Monday 16 November

    Youth panel and quiz

    Croydon (online). 12.50 – 14.00
    Faiths Together in Croydon invites you to a youth panel talking about faith and a Kahoot! quiz to win Amazon vouchers!

    To register your interest, email…

  • Wednesday 18 November

    Interfaith Support for local Community Centre in Chester, UK

    Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Rd, Chester CH2 3AP
    More wonderful Interfaith support for Hoole Community Centre! (Chester, Cheshire, UK)
    In its hour of need the HCC is experiencing an upsurge of warm-hearted support from the grassroots multifaith citizens of Chester – Staunch Atheists, Jews, Baha’i, Quakers, Methodists,…

    Fostering Friendship meeting

    17 Park Avenue, Hove BN3 5RF (Sec). 17.00 – 18.00
    Brighton & Hove Interfaith Contact Group holds monthly online meetings to foster friendship and understanding between people of different faiths, including those of no particular religious faith. This meeting falls very close to National Inter Faith Week and we will…

  • Saturday 21 November

    Interfaith Talks

    Hope All Saints Romney Marsh
    Meeting people of different faiths or none for in depth talks. Inviting them and others to visit our developing Interfaith, multiracial and Humanist Sculpture Park…

  • Tuesday 24 November

    Unity in Crisis: diverse communities together in difficult times

    Online. 19.30 – 21.30
    Richmond Inter Faith Forum invites people from Richmond, Kingston, Hounslow and neighbouring areas - especially those from minority and refugee backgrounds - to join us for this special online event.
    We will hear from Dr Marissa Quie, an expert…

  • Wednesday 25 November

    Inspiring Faith Response to COVID-19

    UK. 17.00 – 18.00
    Dialogue Society will host a community engagement event as part of the Inter Faith Week that will bring members of different faith groups together to highlight their works and experiences in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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