Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2019. This will be removed once the report on the 2019 Week is available. Information about 2020 will be added later in the year.

  • Thursday 31 October

    Inter Faith perspectives on assisted dying

    Oxford Quaker Meeting House, 43 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LW. 19.00 – 21.00
    Religious beliefs and perspectives on assisted dying from the Church of England, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrian and Hindu teachings.

    Presentations from Shahin Bekhradnia, Canon Rosie Harper, Imam Taj Hardgey, Hindu Priest Chandra Vavivale and Rabbi Norman Solomon will…

  • Monday 4 November

    Faith Leadership Training Initiative

    Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA. 9.00 – 17.00
    Faith Leadership Training Initiative (FLTI) is for leaders involved in faith based organisations in the Thames Valley, at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, on 4th November 2019, from 9am to 5pm.

    The Oxford Foundation has…

  • Wednesday 6 November

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Winsford Library, High Street, Winsford, CW7 2AS. 10.00 – 16.30
    To wrap around Inter Faith Week, which takes place between 10th - 17th November, we will discuss how best to support and affirm LGBT+ young people of faith within faith communities and youth spaces, and explore how to make our…

  • 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…

    Guru Nanak’s 550th at City Hall

    London Living Room, 9th Floor, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. 17.45 – 20.00
    Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhi and the first Sikh Guru was born in 1469, and this year marks his 550th birth anniversary.

    The Guru travelled over 16,000 miles across Asia and the Middle…

  • 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.…

    Climate Change Inter Faith Workshop

    St Peter's House, Manchester, M13 9GH. 12.00 – 13.00
    The time is now! The climate is changing and we must too! Come and hear from environmentalist expert Kamran Shezad on the role of faith in tackling climate change, and gain insight on what it is that we can actually…

    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.

    Listening to Different Experiences

    St Anne’s Church, Park Hill, Moseley, B13 8DU. 19.00 – 21.00
    Relevant issues: listening to one another’s explanations of perceptions/experience, discussion of difference, identity, tradition, priorities, our reasons for preference, prejudice, language, literalism, confrontation, vision of the future, generosity and hope.…

    Prayer & 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

    Inter Faith Week ‘Question Time’

    The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury, HP21 7NH. 11.15 – 12.15
    We would like to invite local people from a range of religions to be part of our “Religious Question Time” project. This will involve a panel of different religious representatives from across our community forming a panel. The idea is…

    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…

    Scriptural Reasoning at New North London Synagogue

    New North London Synagogue, 80 East End Road, London, N3 2SY. 18.30 – 20.30
    Our November SR session takes place at New North London Synagogue (NNLS), in Finchley. The theme will be decided nearer the time.

    Scriptural Reasoning is a tool for inter faith dialogue where people of different faiths come…

    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?

    How can we avoid falling into extremes over issues like Brexit and climate change and use our faith to sustain positive dialogue?

    Maidenhead Mosque, Holmanleaze, SL6 8AW. 19.00 – 20.30
    Join us to discuss the above topic. The discussion will be followed by refreshments.

    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

    Schools event with Q&A Panel

    Dewsbury Minster, Vicarage Rd, Dewsbury, WF12 8DD
    Partnership with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team and 5 local schools.

    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…

    ‘Welcoming The Stranger’

    West London Islamic Centre, Brownlow Road, West Ealing, W13 OSQ. 12.30 – 14.30
    Exploring what this means in these days & times according to the different faiths' scriptures.

    This event is part of Inter Faith Week and we hope as many will attend as possible. A light lunch and refreshments…

    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…

    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…

    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

    Interfaith Coffee Morning

    Multifaith Chaplaincy, The Grange, 1 Woodland Rd, Bristol BS8 1AU. 10.00 – 11.00
    Join us for coffee, cake and conversation as we celebrate national Inter Faith Week with a friendly get together. We’ll be in the common room of the Multifaith Chaplaincy, free cake, pastries and hot drinks will be provided!

    National Inter Faith Week Nishkam Coffee Morning

    Nishkam Centre, 6 Soho Road, B21 9BH. 10.00 – 12.00
    A morning of rejoicing, sharing and building relationships

    "Love life and True friends,
    Because life is too short and friends are too few"…

    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.…

    Newham Student SACRE

    Newham. 13.00 – 16.00
    Eight secondary schools across Newham will be coming together to think about climate change and what religions and worldviews have to say about this.…

    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…

    Peace Ceremony

    St Mark's Church, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 4SZ. 13.30 – 15.00
    Local schools coming together to speak of peace in the world and in local communities.…

    Inter Faith Chat

    Weston Hospicecare, Jackson-Barstow House, 28 Thornbury Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 4YQ. 14.00 – 15.00
    All staff, volunteers, patients, family and members of the public are welcome to come along to the Chapel to join the dialogue about diverse faiths and beliefs.…

    Lecture and discussion

    Amersham Council Chamber, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 5AW. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is a lecture given by two speakers, Yossi Eli (Jewish) and Dr Nighat Arif (Muslim) who will be discussing the question: "Is religion the enemy of social cohesion?".
    This will be followed by a discussion, chaired by Arabella…

    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…

  • Friday 15 November

    And we got to get ourselves back to the garden

    UCLan Oasis Centre, Kirkham Street, Fylde Road, Preston, PR1 2XQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    There is growing scientific demand to optimise the carbon biomass on the land and in the sea by wilding or re-wilding or sitting back and letting nature do all the work.

    Can we view our ancient…

  • 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.…

    Bolton Faith Youth Project - Launch Event

    Bolton Quaker Meeting, 50 Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP. 10.30 – 13.00
    In recent years, Bolton Interfaith Council has ran a successful Young Ambassadors project working with girls and young women across Bolton, and the project concluded earlier this year.

    Since then we have been developing ideas regarding a…

    “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…

    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!…

  • 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.…

    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

    ‘Divinity and Femininity’

    Newcastle Central Mosque, Grainger Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 8RQ. 18.00 – 20.30
    ‘Voices of Faith’ invite you to an evening of interfaith dialogue on ‘Divinity & Femininity’. Refreshments provided.

    Speakers:
    Sister Taj Khan,
    The Revd Canon Clare MacLaren
    & Kirtida…

  • 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.…

  • Wednesday 27 November

    Our Food and Our Faith

    Corpus Christi Church Hall, 18 St James' Square, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH5 2BX. 9.30 – 13.00
    How can we eat well and sustainably for the planet? Come along and share with others from faith communities across the BCP conurbation and East Dorset.

    Arrive 9.30 am for 10 am start. Starter Activity, invited Speakers…

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