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.

  • Sunday 7 November

    Week of Prayers and devotion on Hope for the Environment.

    Deiniol cafe, Deiniol center, Bangor, LL57 1NW.. 11.00 – Sunday 14 November 16.00
    Bangor Interfaith group will run a week of Prayer and Devotion on the theme of Hope for the Environment. Christian, Unitarian and Bahai representatives will be running their own style of service on three of the weekdays plus an Opening…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Interfaith Sculpture Park

    All Saints Farm, Ashford Road, Romney Marsh TN28 8TH
    Guided Tours of the Interfaith Sculpture Park on Romney Marsh. Telephone the IMOS Foundation to arrange date and time 01797 363099. Individuals and groups welcome. Takes about an hour. The sculpture park surrounds the ruined 12th century church of Hope…

    The languages of Manchester’s Muslims and Jews

    Manchester, UK. 19.00 – 21.00
    Greater Manchester’s Muslims and Jews have a very wide range of languages as either their first or second language.

    Yaron Matras, Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester and Honorary Professor at the Aston Institute…

  • Monday 15 November

    10 Years Celebration Meal

    Usha, 338 Rossendale Road, Burnley, BB11 5BZ. 18.30 – 20.30
    With Speaker Afrasiab Anwar on 'Why Interfaith is important to Burnley Borough Council', plus stories from Near Neighbours groups.…

    ‘Loving Kindness in an Uncertain World’ - A Buddhist Approach

    York Buddhist Centre, 38 Gillygate, York, YO31 7EQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    We are living in turbulent times and, more than ever, we need to practise loving kindness towards ourselves and others. Join York Buddhist Network for this event.…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    ENGAGE Network Launch Event

    London. 16.30 – 18.00
    Join the Faith & Belief Forum on Inter faith Week for the launch of our ENGAGE network and help us shape a better future for young people of faith in London. This network is for organisations who already work with,…

    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

    Rooots Diversity Quiz

    Leeds, UK. 11.00 – 12.00
    Join the Rooots team and take part in their Diversity Quiz to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    The team have written a quiz about 6 different religions. This is your chance to learn more about different faiths.

    Baha’i Meditation & Prayers

    York, UK. 11.00 – 12.30
    Baha'i meditation and prayers on a theme of 'Love and Unity - the purpose of all religions'. Includes meditation, prayers and readings followed by discussions.…

    Student Interfaith Lunch

    University of Brighton, Brighton, BN2 4AT. 13.15 – 14.15
    Different Faith societies from the University of Brighton will come together to share a meal and talk about what it means to live out one's faith as a student today.…

    Interfaith Week at Westminster: Dis/obedience to the Earth

    University of Westminster Regent Street Campus, 309 Regent St, London W1B 2HT. 17.30 – 19.30
    A Themed Interactive Discussion Event (TIDE), hosted by the University of Westminster’s Interfaith Advice team, featuring a panel of speakers responding to the question: What works, and what doesn’t work, in raising awareness of the climate crisis in your faith…

    Youth Debate -  “Faith, Freedom and Equality: do they go together?”

    Platform Youth Hub, Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    A youth debate led and delivered by young people of faith and of none. A panel of young people giving their views on 'Faith, Freedom and Equality: do they go together?', followed by questions from the audience for the panel…

    My Faith - Its Role in the University and the City of York

    University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. 18.15 – 21.00
    A student-led session followed by guest speaker Prof. Tom McLeish, FRS.…

    The Common Good

    Lancashire. 19.00 – 20.00
    An open discussion around the concept of the common good. Exploring the values that we bring to our relationships with people from other faith backgrounds and so to better understand the values that we share with those from other faith…

    World Faiths film night

    Seagull Theatre, Morton Rd, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 0JH. 19.30 – 21.30
    Four films made by local film maker Tom Fox, introduced by him, with opportunity to discuss them and their content with him and with fellow watchers.…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Interfaith Inter-Lockdown Quilt

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 14.00 – 16.00
    View the special quilt created by members and friends of the York Interfaith Group during the pandemic. This is an in-person and virtual event, giving you a chance to view the patches and hear all about them.…

    Lecture & Discussion lead by a Buddhist Scholar

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 18.00 – 19.30
    Buddhist Perspective: A lecture on Daisaku Ikeda’s annual Peace Proposal to the United Nations (2021 Peace Proposal – Value Creation in a Time of Crisis)’
    Speaker: “Robert Harrap General Director of Soka Gakkai International (SGI-UK).

    LGBTQ+ Interfaith Social for National Interfaith Week

    London, UK. 18.30 – 19.30
    In honour of National Interfaith Week 2021, the Faith & Belief Forum are hosting an informal online space for LGBTQ+ people and allies of different faiths, religions, and non-religious beliefs, to celebrate together.

    You can expect icebreakers,…

    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. …

    My Heart is in the East Storytelling & Poetry Workshop

    N7 9RB. 19.00 – 20.30
    Using interfaith issues in the MHiitE play (which is set in the Arab/Jewish/Christian world of 10th Century Cordoba) as a jumping off place, participants will receive inspiration, tools, writing time. There will be short performed poetic segments from the play,…

  • Friday 19 November

    Bromley Three Faiths Group shared worship experience

    London, UK
    Following on from the success of our invitation weekend in November 2020, we propose to run a similar event this year as part of the national Inter Faith Week celebrations.

    All members of the Bromley Three Faiths…

    Round table on different faith beliefs on the subject of death and dying

    Heart of Kent Hospice, Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7PU. 11.00 – 12.30
    Local MP will chair a round table discussion with representatives of different faiths from the Maidstone Interfaith network at Heart of Kent Hospice, to share the different faiths' beliefs around the topic of death and dying.…

    Everything you wanted to know about Islam & Muslims

    Darrusalam Education Centre, 184 Whalley New Rd, Blackburn BB1 9TN. 12.00 – Monday 22 November 16.00
    General introduction to Muslim beliefs and practice, with a Q&A.


  • Saturday 20 November

    Understanding Islam Study Day

    St John’s Methodist Church, Baker Street, Potters Bar, EN6 2DZ
    Study day on Understanding Islam led by a renowned speaker on Islam Dr Chris Hewer.…

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