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…

  • Monday 12 November

    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 an…

    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.…

    Mind, Body and Spirit at Myton

    Myton Rugby Day Hospice Barby Road, Rugby CV22 5PY. 13.00 – 16.00
    Myton Hospice will be running its third event for Faith Representatives and Healthcare Professionals. This event will be for the people of Rugby and the local surrounding areas of Coventry and Warwickshire. The event is specifically aimed at raising awareness…

    Speed Faithing

    Leeds University Union, Pyramid, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ. 17.30 – 19.00
    Move around the room at Speed Faithing and chat to students of other faiths. Whether you're religious or not, this Inter Faith Week event is your chance to get to know more about different faiths and gain a better understanding…

    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

    In Good Faith. Exhibition of paintings and one off drawing session.

    St Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington Church Street, London W8 4LA. 9.30 – Sunday 18 November 6.00
    Exhibition of paintings addressing diverse faiths and one off drawing session on Thursday Nov 15th 11-1pm…

    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…

    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…

    Cultures and Cotton, Faith and Wisdom

    Preston Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL. 19.30 – 21.30
    Using some of the rugs from the Weaving Women's Wisdom exhibition as a backdrop, the event will begin with a look at the link between faith communities and the local cotton industry, and then move to a listening and sharing…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    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…

    ‘Prayers, Politics and Public Life’ an Inter Faith Panel Event

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB. 12.30 – 14.00
    City, University of London Chaplaincy is sponsoring an inter-faith panel event to debate the place of religion in public life. Should religion play a part in the media and in politics? Panellists:
    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, CEO Of…

    University of Wolverhampton Student Faith Societies Lunch

    The Chaplaincy, Molineux Street, WV1 1AD. 13.00 – 14.00
    Abdul, Mark, Sarah and Shyam, University of Wolverhampton Chaplains, invite all student faith societies registered with University of Wolverhampton Students Union to lunch at the Chaplaincy. A simple vegetarian lunch will be provided by the Chaplains.…

    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.…

    ‘Speed Faithing - Building Bridges, Challenging Perception’

    Balsall Heath Church Centre, 100 Mary Street, Birmingham, B12 9JU. 18.00 – 20.00
    Birmingham Humanists and Near Neighbours invite people of all faiths to join us for an evening of food, fun and chat. Our social gathering of diverse religious and non-religious identities will include:
    - Sharing belief journeys
    -…

    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,…

    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…

    Faith and English: How languages associated with different faiths have affected the English language

    Neve Shalom, 24 Avenue Rd., Leicester LE2 3EA. 19.30 – 21.00
    Panel discussion of different faiths, including Tom Wilson and Martin Stern. Voluntary donations to cover expenses. A brief AGM for members will follow.

  • Thursday 15 November

    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…

    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…

    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…

  • 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

    pop up cafe

    Beccles library Blyburgate, Beccles NR34 9TB. 10.00 – 12.00
    open house free cafe in the town (Beccles) library offering a chance to talk to someone from a different faith, to think about issues relevant to cohesive communities, take a "thought for the day" from a basket of inspirational quotes…

    Inter Faith Week Vegan Meetup

    Temple Goods, 17 Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT London, United Kingdom. 11.00 – 16.00
    An inter faith meet up for vegans of faith - learn more about other faiths, and make new friends smile For more information, check out our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/313953629436531/

  • Sunday 18 November

    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…

    Religion Marketplace

    Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, 1 Belgrave road, B12 9FF
    College staff members will run a market place style activity in the student communal area advertising information on different Religious beliefs / practices. Each stall will represent a Religion and will be used to educate students about the basics of…

    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…

  • Tuesday 20 November

    SUPPORTING HARROW RESIDENTS - A GUEST PANEL DISCUSSION Faith-based social action in our community

    Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2XY. 19.30 – 21.30
    Refreshments & Interfaith Displays - Members Lounge, from 7:30pm
    A Guest Panel Discussion and Q&A - Council Chamber 8:00pm
    WWW.HARROWINTERFAITH.ORG

    Free Tickets from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/faith-based-social-action-in-our-community-a-guest-panel-discussion-tickets-51451740541…

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