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!

  • Tuesday 6 November

    100 hearts, 100 years, 100 days of prayer. The Great War - “The war to end all wars” and Peace in our time?

    Our Lady of Compassion Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1BP. 18.30 – 20.00
    In the week leading up to the centenary of the end of the Great War, the monthly meeting is devoted to the "11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month." This is also the start of Inter Faith…

  • Saturday 10 November

    ‘Who do you think we are’

    Parkview, Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater, GU21 5NZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Woking People of Faith is holding an event called 'Who do you think we are' on Saturday 10 November as part of Inter Faith Week. Venue and details TBC. For more information contact Kerry Barry at administrator@wpof.org.uk.

  • Monday 12 November

    School assemblies and possible faith walk

    Winchmore School, Laburnum Grove, Winchmore Hill, London N21 3Hs
    School assemblies for every year with individual testimonies.…

    Faith in School

    Holland House Retreat House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcestershire WR103NB. 9.30 – 16.30
    Continuing the Holland House / Worcester Interfaith Forum partnership, Holland House is hosting a seminar discussing the role of Faith in school and the place of Faith schools in the education system in the UK.
    The day will include…

    Open Day - Bolton Interfaith Council

    Bolton Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, BL1 1SE. 10.00 – 15.00
    “Open Day” - an opportunity for everyone to come along and share refreshments and have a friendly chat with staff and volunteers. On display will be the diverse work of Bolton Interfaith Council and our partners: Bolton Christian Community Cohesion;…

    Gandhi King Ikeda Peace Builders Exhibition

    Gandhi Hall, Brunswick Rd, Manchester, M20 4QB
    SGI-UK are delighted to have the opportunity to show the Gandhi King Ikeda Peacebuilders Exhibition at Gandhi Hall.

    The inspiration behind the exhibition was the founding of the Gandhi King Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize in 2001…

    “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.…

    10th Anniversary of Faiths Together in Lambeth

    Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW. 18.00 – 20.00
    Three speakers will reflect on FTiL’s (Faiths Together in Lambeth) civic role after 10 years and the stalls will point us to what can be done to help provide positive options for younger people.…

    Invest in Peace

    Woodford. 19.00 – 21.00
    East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue and St Mary's Parish Church Woodford invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian.

    Jews, Christians and people of all faiths and none, are…

    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.…

  • Tuesday 13 November

    Faith Trail

    Bolton. 0.00 – 0.00
    “Faith Trail” - 120 students from Bolton Muslim Girls’ school will visit three different places of worship: Emmanuel Church, Swaminarayan Mandir, and Zakariyya Mosque. The day will end with discussion on "why is it important for young people to be…

    Inter Faith Panel Discussion

    Hampshire Constabulary Support and Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.30
    An inter faith panel discussion with Q&A.
    Topics will include:
    News headlines
    Everyday issues
    Questions of faith…

    God in Gower Street: A Year of Faith at UCL

    North Cloisters, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. 12.00 – 14.00
    Staff and students of all faiths and none are invited to join a special get-together to mark Inter Faith Week with a celebration of the role of faith at UCL.

    Hosted by UCL’s Interfaith Champion, Vice-Provost (Advancement)…

    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. 12.45 – 13.15
    Second of five short lunchtime talks, each one from a different faith perspective.…

    Faith in Politics

    Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0PW. 14.00 – 16.00
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Faith in Politics" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2018.

    Faith in Politics is being arranged by FIRD (www.fird.org.uk) in…

    Mental Health and Pastoral Care

    Guildhall, Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    Hull & East Riding Interfaith (HERI) is holding a meeting on Tuesday 13 November from 4.30pm to 6.30pm (refreshments from 4.30pm, with the key speaker speaking at 5pm). David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Riding MIND, will lead a…

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    The WCF Younghusband lecture is a FREE lecture for all those interested in inter faith topics.

    This year at our lecture, Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together…

    Invest in Peace

    Bushey. 19.00 – 21.00
    The Church of St Peter, Bushey Heath, and Bushey and District United Synagogue invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian.

    Jews, Christians and people of all faiths and none,…

    ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’

    Sacred Heart Church, 25 Between Streets, Cobham, KT11 1AA. 19.30 – 21.30
    Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum is holding an event entitled ‘Faith has no place in Modern Society’. Hindu, Christian, Muslim and Humanist speakers will share their views on the topic.…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Remembrance Service with Special Guests - London’s Multi-Faith Staff Network

    St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA. 12.15 – 13.30
    The City of London Corporation’s Multi-Faith Staff Network is organising an event for Inter Faith Week, 'Remembrance Service with Special Guests'.

    The Multi-Faith Staff Network will be running a Remembrance Service at St Lawrence Jewry. The Service…

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 St. Brides Way, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9NW. 18.30 – 20.30
    Trafford Council is collaborating with Near Neighbours to bring together the community of Trafford for a networking event. To share ideas and build networks to contribute towards a cohesive neighbourhood. …

    Inter Faith Week Reception

    Reading International Solidarity Centre, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS. 19.00 – 21.00
    This annual reception is hosted by the Mayor of Reading, Debs Edwards. The theme for the evening will be 'Breath of life: how we pray and meditate'. There will be the opportunity for networking and informal discussion around the theme,…

    The F-word: exploring the meaning of forgiveness in the sacred and secular

    University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.00
    The event will be organised around the F-Word exhibition (The Forgiveness Project). Participants will start by looking at the exhibition, and the stories of forgiveness that they contain. Then there will be vegetarian dinner, bring and share dessert, and a…

    Invest in Peace

    St Albans. 19.00 – 21.00
    St Albans Masorti Synagogue and Marlborough Road Methodist Church invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian.

    Jews, Christians and people of all faiths and none, are invited to this…

    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

    Passport to Faiths and Food Share

    Emmanuel Church Centre, Vicarage Street, Deane, BL3 5LE. 9.45 – 14.30
    A unique opportunity to learn about EIGHT different world faiths along with singing, poetry, sharing food, chatting with elders, having fun and making new friends. Many pupils from diverse primary and secondary schools will participate. The eight faith tables —…

    Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit: ‘Intersectionality, Identity and Race’

    Amnesty International UK, Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA. . 15.30 – 21.00
    The Faith and Belief Forum is holding its Youth Council’s Annual Interfaith Summit, coinciding with Inter Faith Week. The event will bring together young people from diverse communities of all faiths, beliefs and backgrounds to connect with others, explore important…

    Dangerous Delusions: Learning to understand each other

    The Crypt St Johns Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PA. 16.00 – 19.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, the Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum will be hosting a community discussion to explore what we can do together to make Tower Hamlets a better place to live and work. There will be…

    Faith, Humanity and Modern Medicine

    Anglia Ruskin, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    Over the last 8 years, Anglia Ruskin University has been proud to support the National Inter Faith Week campaign interfaithweek.org, highlighting the work by local faith, inter-faith and faith-based groups across Essex.

    This year we are delighted…

    Scriptural Reasoning

    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

    General Information Session - York Buddhist Network

    Jacobs Well, Trinity Lane, Micklegate, York, YO1 6EL, North Yorkshire. 18.00 – 20.00
    York Buddhist Network invite you to their general information session so you can find out about all of the various Buddhist groups that meet in York. …

  • Saturday 17 November

    ‘Peace Now: The Personal Dimension’’

    Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York YO1 9RL, UK . 10.00 – 16.45
    Open Conference and workshops.
    As part of York Quakers' commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this day of talks and workshops offers an opportunity to move on to active peace-keeping in the present…

    Kol Echad concert Wisbech

    St Peter and St Paul Church, Wisbech. 19.00 – 21.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, Wisbech Interfaith Forum will be hosting a concert by Kol Echad, the Cambridgeshire Jewish Choir. There will be an extended intermission to enable the choir and audience to interact and learn from each…

  • Sunday 18 November

    ‘Our Responsibility to our Planet: An Inter Faith Perspective’ - York

    Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel, St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.30
    Inter Faith Service with the theme of ‘Our Responsibility to our planet: An inter faith perspective'.
    All welcome to attend and there will be contributions from various faith groups included in the service. …

    Light For Leeds

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.15
    A free, drop-in Inter Faith Week event featuring representation of the major faiths and celebrating what we have in common.

    Featuring stalls, musical performances, prayer, meditation, food and drink.

    The day will conclude with…

    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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