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…

    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…

  • 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…

    Protecting Our Places Of Worship

    Rochester Cathedral, Garth House, Rochester, ME1 1SX. 10.00 – 16.00
    Senior police officers in the UK have encouraged places of worship to step up their security in the wake of the global increase in attacks on faith communities.

    To support our multi-faith community the CSSC (Cross-Sector Safety…

  • Thursday 7 November

    Reconciliation and Peace Building in a Time of Increasing Polarisation

    Betty Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, 1 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2LW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Kindly Hosted by Virendra Sharma MP and Seema Malhotra MP

    The Universal Peace Federation, in partnership with the Women’s Federation for World Peace, would like to extend a heartfelt invitation to a (North West) European Conference to…

    Sex and Relationship Education: Addressing Faith Communities’ Concerns

    Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ. 9.30 – 15.30
    A conference for people from all faiths and none, to share ideas and thoughts about the new curriculum.

    With the opportunity to hear from experts in the fields of faith, education and safeguarding. …

    Sceptics’ Space - Can Faith be Rational?

    St Peter's Church, Windsor St, Chertsey, KT16 8AT. 20.00 – 21.00
    An inclusive space for questioners, doubters and seekers to explore and ask the big questions about life and faith. The format for Sceptics' Space is really simple - grab a drink and some cake, get comfortable and listen to an…

  • 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…

    Faith In Yourself: Supporting LGBT+ young people of faith

    Wesley Church Centre, St. John Street, Chester, CH1 1DA. 10.00 – Sunday 10 November 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…

  • 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…

    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.…

    What Does Faith Mean To You?

    Engineering and Computing Building Foyer, Coventry University, 3 Gulson Rd, Coventry, CV1 2JH. 11.00 – 15.00
    Tell us what faith means to you as the Interfaith Community, the Hate Crime Team and the Spirituality and Faith Centre give advice and information on what they have to offer as well as give you a full run down…

    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.

    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…

    Prophets in Islam and Christianity: Creation, Adam and Eve

    St Philip's Centre, 2a Stoughton Drive North, Leicester, LE5 5UB. 12.30 – 14.00
    First in a series of conversations about prophets in Islam and Christianity.…

    An ISKCON Response to the Climate Emergency

    Bishop Street Methodist Church, 10A Bishop Street, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    The first in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Jaap Alberts. …

    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…

    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…

    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.…

    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

    South Kirklees School Diversity Day

    Beaumont Primary Academy, Dryclough Rd, Huddersfield, HD4 5JA
    Learning about faiths and making new friends.

    Partnership with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team, and 10 local schools.…

    Talkaoke

    Nelson Library, Market Square, Nelson, BB9 7PU. 10.00 – 12.00
    In-situ and Building Bridges are holding a Talkaoke at Nelson Library for Inter Faith Week. Join in the interactive digital discussion.

    Talking Society

    Nelson Library, Market Square, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 7PU. 10.30 – 12.00
    Talking Society invites local faith leaders and the community to come together to discuss important topics, looking at how we strengthen good interfaith relations, and increase awareness of all communities living in Pendle. …

    Women Talking, City Listening Focus Group

    Town Hall, Town Hall Square, Leicester, LE1 9BG. 11.00 – 13.00
    This will be a group discussion to identify the challenges and difficulties women face today towards pursuing their interests and achieving their hopes, dreams and ambitions. We want women of all and no faiths, practising and non-practising to come together…

    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…

    Campus Cohesion Lunch

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 12.00 – 14.00
    Join us for free Subways and pizza in the Campus Centre atrium and learn how to get involved with faith and culture student groups and charity work at DMU. …

    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.…

    A Bahá’í Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Second in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by George Merchant Ballentyne. …

    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…

    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.…

    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…

    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?

    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…

    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.

    Inter Faith Question Time 2019

    Cardiff University Students' Union, Park Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3QN. 19.00 – 21.00
    Our Interfaith Question Time, in Y Plas CUSU, starting at 7.00pm. We'll have refreshments (tea, coffee & cake) with an interfaith panel discussion.

    The format is a panel discussion with a representative from each of the faith…

    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.

    ‘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…

    A Christian Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Third in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Rev Fran Rees…

    Peace Ceremony

    St John's Church, Golcar, Huddersfield, HD7 4PX. 13.30 – 15.30
    Local schools coming together to speak of peace in the world and in local communities.…

    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…

    Interfaith Networking Event

    The University of Portsmouth Students' Union, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EF. 17.30 – 19.00
    This event is for our staff, students and Community faith leaders to be able to get to know each other and discuss what offering they have across Portsmouth. People can bring leaflets if they so wish.

    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…

    Islamic Interfaith Evening

    Durham University Islamic Prayer Room, Grey College, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LG. 18.00 – 20.00
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Islamic Society. It will include contributions by speakers, food and informal discussion.…

    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…

    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…

    “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

    Inter Faith Week Breakfast

    Richard House Children's Hospice, Richard House Dr, Beckton, London E16 3RG. 8.30 – 11.30
    Join us at the Inter Faith Week Breakfast, Thursday 14th November 8:30am - 11:30am. Network with our diverse faith community, hear from those delivering our first class care with demonstrations from our skilled nursing team and more! …

    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"…

    Celebrating Religious Arts of Asia

    Museum of East Asian Art, 12 Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QJ. 10.30 – 12.00
    At the Museum of East Asian Art, we host monthly Volunteer Sharing Sessions for volunteers to get to know each other and share their knowledge, skills and learning. This month we are celebrating Inter Faith Week! The Volunteer Coordinator is…

    Inter Faith Coffee Morning

    Morden Islamic Community Centre, 116 London Road, SM4 5AX . 11.00 – 12.30
    A warm welcome, yummy refreshments and the chance to chat!…

    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.…

    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…

    Faith-Based Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Fourth in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. …

    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.…

    Death Café/Gravetalk

    James Clerk Maxwell Building, (Kings College London), 57 Waterloo Road, SE1 8WA. 14.00 – 15.30
    A SPACE TO TALK ABOUT DEATH, DYING AND FUNERALS
    There will be cake.
    There will be talk.
    There will be questions.
    The truth is we are all going to die. But nobody wants to say anything.…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    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.

    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…

    Meet Your Muslim Neighbour - Lounge

    Gilda Brook Social Club, 34 Wellington Road, Eccles, Manchester M30 0NP. 19.00 – 21.00
    A CONNECTING COMMUNITIES: Lounge with the Muslim community

    - Get to know the local Muslim community better
    - In a spirit of Friendship and Respect
    - Comfortable and casual atmosphere
    - Non-theological forum: individuals…

    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

    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…

    A Sikh Response to the Climate Emergency

    10A Bishop Street, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester, LE1 6AF. 13.00 – 13.30
    Last in a series of five short talks, followed by quick Q&A. This session is led by Tajinder Jagdev. …

    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…

    Our Community, Our Future

    The Eden Centre Crosland Moor, Dryclough Road, Huddersfield, HD4 5HY. 19.30 – 21.00
    Meet local people working in our community
    Hear about what inspires them to serve our community
    Join us for friendship and free pizza!

    Supported by Kirklees Cohesion Team

    Interfaith Friday Night Dinner

    Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham University, Windmill Hill, Durham, DH1 3LJ. 19.30 – 21.30
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Jewish Society. It will include contributions by speakers, food and informal discussion.…

  • Saturday 16 November

    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…

    Intimate Partner Abuse in Faith Communities

    Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Rothley St, Leicester, LE4 6LF. 10.30 – 13.00
    An inter faith conference on this important, sensitive but often neglected issue, hosted by Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour.…

    “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…

    Faith, Food and Fellowship

    Xaverian Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 8HE. 12.00 – 17.00
    Preston Baha'i Community welcome all who can come for faith, food and fellowship. …

  • Sunday 17 November

    Tea & Tour of Eccles Mosque

    Eccles Mosque, 5 Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Manchester M30 0WB. 13.00 – 15.00
    ***ALL WELCOME***

    Ever walked passed the mosque and wished you could pop inside? Well this is your chance!

    Come along and:
    • Feel at home.
    • Tour the mosque & observe…

    “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.…

    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.…

    York Interfaith Group 30th Anniversary Celebration & Social Event

    De Grey 125, York St John University, Lord Mayors Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 14.00 – 16.00
    Showing people what we have achieved in 30 years, a look back at the Week and to share ideas for the future. All are most welcome.…

    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 need for a deeper understanding of human oneness

    Friends/Quaker Meeting House, 3 Northgate, Rochester, ME1 1LS. 15.30 – 17.00
    You are warmly invited to attend this event with the Baha'i Community of Medway and celebrate Inter Faith Week with people of all faiths and none.

    Refreshments will be served.

    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'. …

    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…

  • Tuesday 19 November

    North Kirklees School Diversity Day

    Warwick Road Primary, Warwick Rd, Batley, WF17 6BS
    Learning about faiths and making new friends.

    Partnernship with Pennine Learning, Kirklees Cohesion Team and 10 local schools.…

    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 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…

    ‘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

    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…

    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…

  • Friday 29 November

    Inter Faith Orange Event (Stop Domestic Violence)

    Council Chamber, Civic Centre, St. Peter's Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SH. 18.00 – 20.00
    Join Interfaith Wolverhampton for an event discussing ways to tackle domestic violence.

    The 25th of every month has been designated as Orange Day by the UN Women campaign Say No, UNiTE launched in 2009 to mobilize civil…

  • Saturday 30 November

    Tea and Tour of one of Europe’s biggest Mosques

    The London Muslim Centre, Visitor Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1JX. 10.30 – 14.00
    ***ALL WELCOME***

    Ever walked passed the mosque and wished you could pop inside one of Europe’s biggest mosques and have a look around? Well this is your chance!

    This event is open to people…

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