Activities calendar

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

  • Monday 4 November

    Education and Religion SIG seminar: Art, Faith and Education

    UCL Institute of Education (IOE), 20 Bedford Way, Room 537, London, WC1H 0AL. 17.30 – 19.00
    Art can foster dialogue between faith and non-faith communities, while running the risk of misrepresentation. This Education and Religion SIG Seminar brings together two speakers who are immersed in using the arts to challenge assumptions in formal and informal educational…

  • Saturday 9 November

    Faith & Family Roots

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Acomb Road, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 13.00 – 15.00
    Come discover and learn how to tell your own family stories of culture and faith with workshops and specialist family history consultants on hand to personally help. This service is provided free as part of interfaith week in York and…

  • 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.…

    SCOTLAND Women Of Faith and Community doors open event.                                                     

    Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, Glasgow, G20 6EZ, (free parking onsite). 10.30 – 12.30
    Eat Share Love
    Eat our yummy treats
    Share your happy memories from childhood
    Love playing a game or 2
    We welcome donations on the day. All funds collected will go to Mary’s Meals…

    A basic Introduction to Paganism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Pagans do and believe? If so, this talk is for you. Our Pagan Chaplain, Druid Philip Main, will give a brief introduction to Paganism today, and we'll follow this with a chance for questions and open discussions.

    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…

    Pfayer & Meditation: Self-Realization Fellowship

    Christchurch Clarendon Park, 105A Clarendon Park Road, Leicester LE2 3EH. 19.30 – 21.00
    Fourth session in free eight-week course, "Prayer & Meditation". This evening, Leicestershire Meditation Circle of Self-Realization Fellowship, presented by Vasanthy Watt.…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    A basic introduction to Christianity

    Lecture Theatre A, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Christians today do and believe? our Roman Catholic Chaplain, Deacon Michael, will be giving a potted history of the faith and looking at it's central beliefs. This will be followed by time for questions and open discussion.…

    Spirituality and the Environment

    The Guildhall, 77 Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    NEXT MEETING OF HERI
    Our next forum will take place on Tuesday, 12th November 2019. The topic is 'Spirituality and the Environment.'
    Please come and take part in this as we explore what insights are available as humanity…

    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…

    What our faiths contribute to building stronger communities

    Unity Centre, St Leonards Road, Rotherham, S65 1PD. 19.00 – 21.00
    We belong to one another: What do our faiths have to contribute to building stronger communities?

    We all belong to one human family and share a common territory together. All our faiths have wisdom to share on…

    Working Together - Scriptural Reasoning and Interfaith Discussions

    Cockfosters & N. Southgate United Synagogue, Old Farm Avenue, London N14 5QR. 19.30 – 22.15
    We are delighted to be hosting Imam Qari Asim of the Mukkah Masjid in Leeds, Reverend Dr. Sam Wells of St Martin in the Fields and Rabbi Dr. Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue (“Dunstan Road”), who will be…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    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…

    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…

    DevOUT: A discussion with the LGBTQ+ community and our relationship with faith

    The Equity Centre, Providence Street, Bradford, BD1 2TP. 14.30 – 15.30
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2019, join us in the Equity Centre on November 13th at 2:30pm for a discussion with the LGBTQ+ community and our relationship with faith.

    We will have a range of speakers…

    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…

    A Dialogue on Peace and Unity

    The Braithwaite Hall, Katherine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    A continuation of our Peace event in 2016.

    This evening will have a variety of faith and community leaders expressing their views prior to round table discussions to understand the pressures creating obstacles to peace and unity…

    A Dialogue on Peace and Unity

    The Braithwaite Hall Katherine Street Croydon CR0 1NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    This evening will have a variety of faith and community leaders' views expressed prior to round table discussions to understand:
    • The pressures creating obstacles to peace and unity in our diverse community
    • How we can…

    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…

    Promoting Interfaith understanding and co-operation amongst young people - Face to Faith

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Acomb Road, Acomb, York, YO24 4HA. 19.30 – 20.45
    This is an opportunity for young people of all faiths to come together and chat with one another, learn a little more about each other, in a relaxed setting with fun activities and light refreshments.…

  • Thursday 14 November

    All in Good Faith - Conversations from a lived faith experience

    veronika Quintyne, Community Engagement Officer, Council Office, Bushloe House, Station Rd, Wigston, LE18 2DR. 12.00 – 14.00
    5 people from the following faith groups are to share their experience of how their practice impacts on life lived in a diverse society. Hindu, Sikh, Pagan, Jain and buddhist presenters to give a 10 minute overview of the practice…

    A Brief Introduction to Buddhism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Rd, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 13.00 – 13.45
    A brief, informal introduction to Buddhism given by our Buddhist Chaplain, followed by a chance to ask any questions you may have. So much misunderstanding and fear of difference exists in our society today, so we want to try to…

    The Essex Faith Covenant two years on… Its impact on our communities

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ. 19.00 – 21.30
    This event is an opportunity to hear from speakers 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…

    Faith in Fostering

    The Bar Convent, 17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    Are you a person or family of faith and want to know more about fostering OR are you a local religious leader who could spread our message about fostering? Then please come and find out how you can help and…

  • Friday 15 November

    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

    Wolverhampton Inter Faith Suicide Prevention Event

    The Chancellors Hall, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY. 9.30 – 15.00
    In collabration with the University of Wolverhampton, Black Country Partnership NHS Trust and Wolverhampton City Council, Interfaith Wolverhampton Cllr Jas Dehar has organised an event to bring together key note speakers and local stakeholders to disuss suicide prevention.…

    Interfaith Board Games: The Diversity Game and Sharing Stories

    Rosslyn Hill Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, NW3 1NG. 12.00 – 14.00
    An afternoon of playing 'The Diversity Game' - find out how much you know about religions!…

    Humanity, regardless of race or religion

    Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York Street, Wakefield WF1 3LJ. 15.00 – 17.00
    People of all faiths or none coming together as a community to talk about religion.
    Listen to representatives from local religious groups then enjoy refreshments and a chat.
    Ask questions, start discussions, listen to and learn…

  • Sunday 17 November

    “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.…

    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…

    In Conversation With: A Rabbi, Priest and Baptist Minister

    St Matthew's Church, High Street, Yiewsley UB7 8QH. 17.30 – 19.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week (10th to 17th November 2019) we are bringing together a Rabbi, Priest and Baptist Minister to engage in a conversation about our different faiths, our shared and divergent histories, the significance of our faiths…

  • 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…

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