Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2019 activity information is being added on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly!

  • Thursday 7 November

    City of London Corporation Multi-Faith Remembrance Service

    St Lawrence Jewry Church next to Guildhall, London EC2V 5AA. 12.30 – 14.00
    Join colleagues from the City of London Corporation Multi-Faith Staff Network for a special Remembrance Service at St Lawrence Jewry Church next to Guildhall, London EC2V 5AA, taking place ahead of Remembrance Sunday and Inter Faith Week 2019. The Service…

  • Friday 8 November

    Introducing Inter Faith Week

    Cheam Common Junior Academy, Kingsmead Ave, Worcester Park KT4 8UT
    A whole-school assembly discussing different religions (6 RE days throughout the year - reflect on these and any other additional religions around the world)
    A whole-school homework project
    In-class activities - using of pupil voice: pupils talking about…

  • Saturday 9 November

    ‘All Together Happier’

    Haddon Hall Baptist Church, 22 Tower Bridge Road, London, SE1 4TR. 10.00 – 17.00
    'All Together Happier’: A day on Inclusion for South London Inter Faith Group members and friends.
    This event will be an exciting, interactive, experiential opportunity to focus on and learn from people with learning difficulties who are often excluded…

  • Monday 11 November

    Cicely Haughton Faith Weeks

    Cicely Haughton School, Westwood Manor, Mill Lane, Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0BX
    Cicely Haughton School has five faith weeks a year, of which two are multi-faith weeks.…

    Diverse Open Doors - Greek Orthodox Church, Community Opening

    The Greek Orthodox Church of the Archangle Michael, 8 Westbrook Cottages, Margate, CT9 5BE, Kent. 11.15 – 13.00
    The Greek Orthodox Chuch in Margate is opening up to the community for Inter Faith Week.
    Visitors will have the opportunity to find out more about the church, and how people worship within the Orthodox community.

    Where do we go from here? Queerness and Faith

    Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH. 18.30 – 20.30
    What does it mean to be queer and religious? What happens when faith, sexuality, and gender identity meet?

    This panel discussion brings together artists from a range of religious backgrounds and practices to talk about what…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    Faith Discussions: Learning about different faiths

    Bristol Royal Infirmary Sanctuary, Zone B, Level 4, King Edward Building, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW. 14.00 – 16.30
    There will be a series of 10 minute talks by different faith leaders followed by 15 minutes open discussion for you to reflect on the essentials of good patient care from a faith perspective. Each talk will be repeated throughout…

    Celebrating Multi-Faith Britain

    Methodist Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NH. 18.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to share in an entertaining and informative evening to mark Inter Faith Week 2019.

    On Tuesday 12th November from 6pm - 9pm, Methodist Central Hall Westminster will host several guests from other faiths…

    Youth Debate - “Does social media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?”

    Platform Youth Hub, Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    A panel of young people will debate "Does Social Media change your relationship with your faith and beliefs?" and then questions from the audience will be invited. There will be free food and drinks.…

    LGBTQ+ Inter Faith

    The Faith & Belief Forum, Star House, 104 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BA. 18.30 – 21.00
    In celebration of national Inter Faith Week 2019, we invite LGBTQ+ people and allies 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 talk and discussion on secularism - is it a necessity in a multifaith society?

    Leicester Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WB. 19.00 – 21.00
    A talk on secularism followed by discussion.
    The three element of secularism are:
    1. Separation of religious institutions from the state.
    2. Freedom of thought and religion.
    3. No state discrimination on the grounds of…

    Will Faith(s) Save the World? Panel Discussion with Bishop Patrick McKinney

    St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ. 19.00 – 21.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Bishop Patrick McKinney will be joined by people of different faiths, to have a discussion on whether faith(s) can save the world - what do people of faith contribute to society, and why?

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Open Doors at St Michael and All Angels Church

    St Michael and All Angels Church, Tonbridge Rd, Maidstone, ME16 8JS. 10.00 – 12.00
    St Michael and All Angels Church in Maidstone is opening up its doors as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover the history of this beautiful building and those who have…

    Inter Faith Luncheon

    The Karamsar Centre, (Old Courthouse), IG1 1TP. 12.00 – 14.00
    This is a social event to provide the opportunity to enjoy good food and the opportunity to chat with people from other faiths and cultures in an informal and friendly setting. …

    Canterbury Cathedral - Diverse Open Doors

    Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH. 12.30 – 14.00
    Canterbury Cathedral is opening for Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors.
    Canterbury Cathedral is an iconic part of Kent's religious heritage, and has been visited by pilgrims and visitors since the Middle Ages. This tour is to welcome…

    Common Humanity

    Northumbria University, Northumbria University,Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST. 13.30 – 20.30
    Newcastle Council of Faiths, Northumbria University and Initiatives of Change would like to invite you to participate in a conference on Common Humanity during national Inter Faith Week. Chaplains of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities and local faith leaders will be…

    Afternoon Tea

    Whitton Community Social Club Ltd Percy Rd Twickenham TW2 6DW. 14.30 – 16.00
    An afternoon of sharing between the faiths, hosted by Multicultural Richmond, with tea and cake…

    Celebrating Faith, Diversity and Harmony

    Barking Town Hall, Town Hall Square, 1 Clockhouse Ave, Barking IG11 7LU. 17.00 – 19.00
    The Barking and Dagenham Faith Forum will be hosting an event in the Town Hall on the theme of Faith, Diversity and Harmony. It will feature speakers from faith leaders of the local Christian, Muslim, Jain and Sikh Communities on…

    Arts and Culture – Second Wednesday Event: SPIRIT

    Lecture Theatre 1, Education and Research Centre, (opposite Bristol Royal Infirmary), Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE. 18.30 – 20.00
    Spiritual care is important to all people, not only those who express a religious belief. Patients have a constant need to make sense of their circumstances, to find meaning in the events of their day, their relationships and their life…

    Recreating Paradise? Responding to the Climate Crisis.

    Room TC007, Park Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.30
    Discussion of the way that the teachings of different faiths can approach, and contribute to, efforts to mitigate the climate crisis.

    Recent media extracts will be used to spark discussion and ideas and to promote hope and…

    Speed Faithing

    Moseley Exchange, Courtyard behind Post Office, 149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JP.. 19.30 – 21.30
    Speed faithing is a fun way to meet people of different faith and belief backgrounds. Do come and join us to meet new friends and neighbours and to celebrate the wonderful diversity of faiths and beliefs in Moseley and South…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Gravesend Central Mosque, Diverse Open Doors

    Gravesend Central Mosque, Brunswick Walk, Gravesend, DA12 2SP. 10.00 – 10.45
    Gravesend Central Mosque is opening to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Come and learn more about the mosque and about Islamic worship.…

    Open Doors at Gravesend Mandir

    10-12 Manor Rd, Gravesend, DA12 1AA. 11.00 – 13.00
    Gravesend Mandir is opening to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors.
    Come and learn more about Hinduism and ask questions about this faith tradition.…

    Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara, Diverse Open Doors

    Khalsa Ave, Gravesend, DA12 1AG. 11.45 – 13.30
    The Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara is opening it's doors to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors, come and learn more about the Sikh tradition in Kent.…

    Inter Faith Human Library

    County Hall, Stone Hall, Sessions House, Maidstone, ME14 1XQ. 16.00 – 18.00
    A human library offers the opportunity to sit with a living book (a person) and ask about their faith.
    It is an opportunity to learn about other faiths / world views in a friendly environment.
    Come along for…

    Faith in the Workplace

    Arcadis Cornerblock, 2 Cornwall St, Birmingham B3 2DL. 17.00 – 19.00
    "Faith in the Workplace" is an open event that is aimed towards understanding balance and practicing your faith in your workplace. Discussions will be held about what an inclusive business looks like from a faith perspective. Join us for an…

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum: Together Against Faith Hate

    St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL. 17.30 – 20.30
    Together Against Faith Hate

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum are holding a free event to tackle faith hate crime during Inter Faith Week 2019. The event will focus on raising awareness and features guest speakers, stalls hosted…

    Real People, Honest Talk…The Big Conversation - Hendon

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4BG. 18.00 – 21.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the event 'Real People, Honest Talk...The Big Conversation' will provide the opportunity to engage in interesting conversations on issues of shared concern.

    Universal Peace Federation (UPF) - UK introduction

    43 Lancaster Gate, London, W2 3NA. 18.00 – 20.00
    This would be an opportunity for you to speak about your ideas and aspirations for peace.

    Our evening is an occasion to meet like-minded people in building peace. It is a platform where we share our ideas,…

    Hats of Faiths Storytelling

    Tokko Youth Centre, 7, Gordon Street, Luton, LU1 2QP. 18.30 – 20.30
    This is a dramatic FREE storytelling event open to the public and will be held at Tokko Youth Centre, 7, Gordon Street, Luton, LU1 2QP.

    It has been performed in many Luton Schools and across the…

    Hounslow Friends of Faith Inter Faith Week Event

    Baitul Wahid Ahmadiyya Mosque, Raleigh Way, Hanworth Park, Feltham TW13 7NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    Meeting on the topic: 'Life after Death?' with 4 brief presentations about what different religions or philosophies teach on the subject followed by discussions in small groups and then a closing plenary session. …

    Inter Faith Week celebration: The Essex Faith Covenant Two Years On

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 21.30
    The event will include talks from Stephen Timms MP, Chair of the All Parliamentary Committee on Faith and Society, and Jeremy Simmons, Policy and Programme Officer at Faith Action on the work of Inter Faith covenants.
    Come along…

    The Cry of the Earth – Inter Faith Reception

    Reading Quaker Meeting House, 2 Church Street, RG1 2SB. 19.00 – 21.00
    On Thursday the 14th of November 2019, we would like to welcome you at the Inter Faith Week Reception in Reading. This is an annual event where we celebrate the good relationships between people of all faiths in our town.

  • Friday 15 November

    Real People, Honest Talk - Leicester

    St Philip’s Church, Leicester, LE2 1HN. 10.30 – 13.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Near Neighbours is organizing a 'Real People, Honest Talk' session in Leicester.
    The session aims to:
    - bring people together within local communities
    - facilitate honest conversations about issues of…

    Unfolding faith

    Leeds Beckett University Headingley campus Student Hub. 11.00 – 15.00
    Students and staff of any faith or no faith at Leeds Beckett University will gather to fold origami doves and to speak of what that symbol means to them from their own tradition. …

  • Saturday 16 November

    “Ask a Muslim”

    Reception/Coffee area, the Mint Methodist Church Centre, Fore St, Exeter EX4 3AT. 11.00 – 13.00
    Members of the Inclusive Mosque group will be hosting an informal session during which they will speak, answer questions and share in informal conversation about Islam. You are invited to come along and ask any questions you may have.…

    Ealing Inter Faith event

    Christ the Saviour Church, New Broadway, Ealing, London, W5 2XA. 12.00 – 15.00
    All the faith groups of Ealing Citizens have joined together to organise a large inter faith gathering on Saturday (16th) 11am-3pm at Christ the Saviour church in Ealing.
    There will a Steel band (UFO), stalls, food and speakers from…

    Gravesham Pagans, Diverse Open Doors

    Gravesend Library, Windmill St, Gravesend, DA12 1BE. 16.00 – 17.00
    Gravesham Pagans are giving a talk on their beliefs at Gravesend Library as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open Doors. Come and learn about this ancient tradition.…

  • Sunday 17 November

    Vision of Hope: Enfield’s Inter Faith Event 2019

    Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, London EN1 3XA. 13.00 – 17.00
    Enfield proudly present their ‘Vision of Hope’ on Sunday 17th November 2019
    1pm – 5pm at Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, EN1 3XA

    To celebrate Inter Faith Week 2019, Enfield will be holding an event with…

    “Death Cafe”

    Quaker Meeting House, Queens Road, Leicester, LE2 1WP. 14.00 – 16.00
    A friendly, relaxed environment to talk in a small group about a subject which is often difficult or taboo in today’s society.…

    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue, Diverse Open Doors

    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue, 293A Margate Rd, Ramsgate, CT12 6TE. 14.00 – 16.00
    Thanet and District Reform Synagogue is opening its doors to the community as part of Inter Faith Week and Diverse Open doors. Come and learn more about Judaism.…

    800 years of Faith and Belief: a forum to explore the developments of world faiths since the foundation of St Mary Magdalene Richmond in 1219

    St Mary Magdalene Church Paradise Road Richmond TW9 1SN. 15.00 – 17.00
    There will be a series of presentations on the events and changes that have occurred in the major world faiths since 1219. This is both an Inter Faith Week event and part of the celebrations of 800 year since the…

  • Tuesday 19 November

    Health Matters Event: Faith in Health

    Lecture Theatre 1, Education and Research Centre, (opposite Bristol Royal Infirmary), Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol, BS2 8AE. 16.00 – 17.30
    This event forms part of the Trust Health Matters Programme and will explore the theme of “Faith in Health”. It is an opportunity to help shape our health care in the future and to hear the voice of people who…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Medical aid to Palestine

    Hinsley room, Morpeth Terrace, London, SW1 1AA. 16.00 – 17.15
    Raya Tibawi talks about her walk in aid of the charity. This is part of our series on Israel/Palestine and how we can help…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Debate - Symbols & Signs - Are they Pointers to Faith?

    Jain Spiritual Centre Falconer Rd Bushey Herts WD23 3AD. 19.30 – 21.30
    A debate, featuring speakers from Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, Jewish and Jain faiths, followed by discussion.…

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