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.

  • Wednesday 30 October

    “Back in the World” - Spiritual Wellbeing Series 1

    University Of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, ROOM UG04, London, W1B 2HW. 18.00 – 19.30
    In October 2018 David Morris, the University of Westminster's Assistant Interfaith Adviser, began a 9 month residency at Gampo Abbey, a Buddhist monastery on the remote Cape Breton peninsula in Nova Scotia, Canada. He was ordained as a monk and…

  • 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…

  • Friday 8 November

    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…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Towards a Better Understanding of Israel/Palestine (Part 2)

    Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF. 11.30 – 17.00
    Arriving from 11.30am for registration and refreshments we will enjoy a bring and share lunch together from 12.30pm and then show the film ‘Two Sided Story’, which carries a powerful message about those bereaved on both sides and how they…

  • Monday 11 November

    Women of Faith

    Banqueting Suite, City Hall, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1HY. 10.00 – 12.00
    To celebrate Interfaith week in Bradford, you are invited to a civic reception hosted by Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe and Believing in Bradford.

    We are bringing together Women of Faith in our City, to recognise what a wonderful…

    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…

    Where Faith, Belief and Policy Connect

    City Hall, Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA. 12.30 – 15.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week this year, Dr Debbie Weekes-Bernard, Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement invites women leaders of different faiths and beliefs, and none, to Where Faith, Belief and Policy Connect, a participatory event…

    Challenging Hate Forum

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria St, Manchester, M3 1SX. 14.00 – 16.30
    The Challenging Hate Forum (CHF) presents ‘A shared Civic Patriotism’.

    Key Note Speaker - The High Sheriff of Greater Manchester Mark Adlestone…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Monday 11th November: 'The Trial of…

    Renewing the Vision

    Chatham Unitarian Church, 3 Hamond Hill, Chatham, ME4 6AP. 19.00 – 20.30
    You are warmly invited to attend the above event with Medway Unitarians and celebrate Inter Faith Week with people of all faiths and none.

    Refreshments will be served.…

    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.…

    “Dawn of the Light” – commemorating the Bicentenary of the birth of the Bab

    Broadgreen Community Centre (Lounge Room), Salisbury Street, Swindon, SN1 2AN. 19.30 – 21.30
    Watch a film about the bicentenary of the birth of The Bab (forerunner of Baha'u'llah, who founded the Baha'i faith); followed by a Question & Answer session. …

    Dacorum Interfaith Network Meeting

    Hemel Hempstead Quaker Meeting House, 1 The Alleys, Hemel Hempstead, HP2 5ZB. . 19.30 – 21.00
    Paul Sandford will be sharing with us about Druidry, his faith in the modern world, which has some historic link to an ancient religion of the British Isles.…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    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…

    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…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Tuesday 12th November: 'Heal the Living'…

    Signs on the Earth: faith inspired responses to the climate emergency

    Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building, Beech Grove Terrace, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT. 18.00 – 19.30
    Leading environmentalist, Fazlun Khalid will talk about what is perhaps the greatest threat humanity faces today, namely climate change. The dangers we face from climate change are well documented and Climate Action Tracker tells us that Morocco is the only…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Wednesday 13th November: Lourdes' - feature…

    “Keeping Hope Alive with Olive Oil and Soap”

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 19.00 – 20.30
    A Talk on Palestinian Fairtrade olive farmers and on Fairtrade in general.

    Speaker: Susan Murphy…

    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…

    Inter Faith Discussion

    Chester Cathedral, 9 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU. 19.30 – 21.00
    The Lord Mayor of Chester, Mark Williams, and Vice Dean and Canon Missioner of Chester Cathedral, Jane Brooke invite you to talk to representatives from a wide range of faiths, including the Jewish, Sikh and Islamic faiths and discover ‘what…

    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…

    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 Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Thursday 14th November: 'Dawn of the…

    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

    Inter Faith Film Festival

    Presentation Suite, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ. 18.00 – 21.00
    The Inter Faith Film Festival is a five part faith-related film event with an introduction and a Q&A session. The event is free of charge, including refreshments, but places are limited.

    Friday 15th November: 'Hare Krsna! -…

    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…

    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!…

    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

    People who Inspire my Quaker Faith

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 14.00 – 16.00
    Some Preston Quakers talk about the people who have and continue to inspire them and their faith.

    Followed by light refreshments.…

    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…

    The Divine Dance: what is liberal Christianity?

    Preston Quaker Meeting House, 189 St Georges Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 16.00 – 18.00
    Join us for an exploration on what we mean by 'liberal Christianity'. …

  • Tuesday 19 November

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Wharton Library, Willow Square, Wharton, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 3HP. 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…

  • Wednesday 27 November

    Kirklees Places of Worship Event

    St Andrew’s Church, Denison Street, Batley, WF17 7NU. 9.30 – 15.30
    You are invited to a Multi Faith Major Incident Awareness Event.

    A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    This is about places of worship working in partnership with other organisations, our communities and…

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