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!

  • Friday 9 November

    Birmingham Launch Event - Inter Faith Week Programme

    Birmingham Council House, Victoria Square, City Centre, B1 1BB . 14.45 – 16.45
    The Birmingham Inter Faith Week programme will be officially launched by the Lord Mayor, Councillor Yvonne Mosquito. Free attendance.…

  • Saturday 10 November

    Women, Faith & Dialogue - Colombian Missionaries in Britain

    CHRIST CHURCH, Corner of Farm Road / Samson Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LS
    The event is a celebration of 100 years of Colombian Missionaries, a Roman Catholic group which promotes justice, peace, integrity of creation, and dialogue. Inspired also by the 100 years of women’s vote, this event will highlight the role of…

  • Monday 12 November

    Who, or what, do people follow? - Gorsey Bank Primary School

    Gorsey Bank Primary School, SK9 5NQ. 9.00 – Friday 16 November 15.15
    Throughout school, children will be exploring a number of different faiths/non-religious beliefs and learning about the shared values that exist between these. We will be making links with our work on the UNICEF Rights of a Child, Article 14: freedom…

    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…

    Face to Faith

    Chaplaincy, St Mary's University, Twickenham. 16.30 – 17.30
    Join us in the Chaplaincy for an opportunity to dialogue with people from a variety of different backgrounds on aspects of faith and belief. Tea, coffee and cake provided.…

    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…

    10th Anniversary of Faiths Together in Lambeth

    Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW. 18.00 – 20.00
    Three speakers will reflect on FTiL’s (Faiths Together in Lambeth) civic role after 10 years and the stalls will point us to what can be done to help provide positive options for younger people.


    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

    Inter Faith Carousel

    Madani Schools, 77 Evington Valley Road, Leicester LE5 5LL. 8.30 – 11.30
    Students of Madani Schools, along with pupils from two other local primary schools, get the chance to quiz a group of people from local faith communities.…

    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…

    Feast of Faiths

    John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA. 18.15 – 20.30
    Short activities to help those attending mix together and learn a bit about each faith This is followed by a sit-down meal where everyone can chat and mingle.…

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together or keep them apart. Dr Kang is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Broadcaster and Priest in the Hindu tradition of Bhakti Yoga. She is on 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

    Faith & Belief Panel - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Multifaith Chaplaincy

    Faith and Community Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH. 10.30 – 12.00
    Facilitated ‘Faith & Belief Panel’ with chaplaincy representatives from different faith / belief communities.
    The theme will be around:
    * our experience of working together as part of a diverse team;
    * the impact that experience…

    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.…

    Inter Faith Lunch at Brighton University

    Watts Cafe, University o Brighton moulsecoomb Campus, Lewes Road. 13.45 – 14.30
    A special welcome is being extended to different faith societies to the Catholic Mass happening on campus, and will be followed by a shared lunch. Members of the different faith societies have been invited to share about their beliefs and…

    ‘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
    -…

    ‘Roots and Shoots’ - Zine Making

    Touchstone Bradford. 18.00 – 20.30
    Roots and Shoots is an intergenerational, inter faith project, run in partnership with 'The Feast', which has enabled women and girls from different backgrounds to come together to share and discuss ideas around their identity, faith culture and being female…

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 Saint Brides Way, Stretford, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9NW. 18.30 – 20.30
    Trafford Council is collaborating with Near Neighbours to bring together the community of Trafford for a networking event. To share ideas and build networks to contribute towards a cohesive neighbourhood. …

    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,…

    The F-word: exploring the meaning of forgiveness in the sacred and secular

    University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.00
    The event will be organised around the F-Word exhibition (The Forgiveness Project). Participants will start by looking at the exhibition, and the stories of forgiveness that they contain. Then there will be vegetarian dinner, bring and share dessert, and a…

    Scriptural Reasoning on the theme ‘Living Together in Community’

    Salvation Army Hall, 21 Crown Lane, Morden, SM4 5BY. 19.00 – 21.00
    Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Jewish speakers will talk on the theme 'Living together in community'. The speeches will be followed by table discussion and the evening will end with light refreshments and an opportunity for socialising.

    Lalla Nasaar

    The Zawiya 19 Jenkins Street Small Heath Birmingham B10 0QH. 19.00 – 20.00
    Global Health Issues, Community Health, Health Eating and the Prophetic Way.

    A community health education event exploring the impact on community health of eating what is unwholesome, implications of dietary research and how prophetic wisdom can…

    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…

  • 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…

    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…

    Three Faiths: One Question - Veritas Forum at the University of Birmingham

    Avon Room, University Centre, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT. 19.30 – 21.30
    Three Faiths: One Question: Why do good people do bad things? Christian, Muslim, and Sikh speakers will explore the concepts and assumptions that underlie each religion, and how these lead to differing worldviews. Inspired by the diversity of the city…

  • 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.…

    Peace

    Barking Town hall Square, Barking, IG11 7LU. 17.00 – 19.00
    During Inter Faith Week, the religious leaders of Barking and Dagenham are coming together to express the importance of inter harmony and peace. Children will also be sharing their views and aspirations.

    Come and join us where…

  • Saturday 17 November

    Faiths and Sustainability - taking responsibility for our planet

    St Peter's Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5AA. 9.30 – 14.00
    An event to raise awareness of the current environmental issues, to proved the community with an outline of services and support available and for members of the community to raise issues and concerns with key services providers.

    Understanding Islam and Christianity

    Al-Mahdi Institute, 60 Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6RB. 10.00 – 17.00
    Special study-day workshop to be conducted by Dr Chris Hewer. Dr Chris Hewer comes from a background in Christian theology, education, Islamic studies and inter-faith studies and has worked in the field of Muslims in Britain and Christian-Muslim relations since…

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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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