Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2021. Many activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ socially distanced in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Saturday 30 October

    Discover Islam Day

    Friends Meeting House, 12A Queen Parade, Harrogate HG1 5PP. 11.00 – 16.00
    A Discover Islam Day, open to everyone to come and ‘Discover Islam’ in a friendly and informative manner. There will be light refreshments and snacks being served and, aside from the Exhibition, there will be activities such as Henna painting,…

  • Monday 1 November

    Diwali workshop

    Southam College, Welsh Road West, CV47 0JW
    Students learn about Diwali and the Sikh story behind Diwali. Students create models of the golden temple

    Inter Faith Art Competition

    West Boldon Primary School, Hindmarch Drive, West Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0HX. 9.00 – Thursday 18 November 15.00
    A PowerPoint has been created for a teachers to deliver an Inter Faith standalone lesson. This is to discuss with the children the importance of learning about different religions and our communities.

    The children will create a…

  • Thursday 4 November

    Knife Angel exhibition

    Blackburn Cathedral, BB1 5AA
    The Knife Angel sculpture will be outside Blackburn Cathedral from 4th - 29th November, as a catalyst for dialogue, education, and reflection about knife crime.
    On the morning of November 17th there will be a faith leaders workshop on…

  • Sunday 7 November

    Week of Prayers and devotion on Hope for the Environment.

    Deiniol cafe, Deiniol center, Bangor, LL57 1NW.. 11.00 – Sunday 14 November 16.00
    Bangor Interfaith group will run a week of Prayer and Devotion on the theme of Hope for the Environment. Christian, Unitarian and Bahai representatives will be running their own style of service on three of the weekdays plus an Opening…

  • Thursday 11 November

    Launch of new church buildings resource

    Working with the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the United Reformed Church has produced a new resource for local churches entitled ‘The use of church buildings by people of other faith communities’. The booklet has been launched in time for…

    Inter Faith and Cultural Awareness Event

    Bradford, UK. 10.30 – 16.00
    A tour of places of worship to provide a brief understanding of the Sikh, Hindu and Muslim faiths.

    10:30: Meet for a briefing session at the YABA offices, based at Bradford City of Culture Offices, City Park,…

    Meet your Muslim Neighbour - Lounge

    Gilda Brook Social Club, 34 Wellington Road, Eccles, Manchester M30 0NP. 19.30 – 21.00
    A Thursday Night Lounge with the Muslim community. Get to know the local Muslim community better in a non-religious/non-theological forum. Individuals are free to discuss and learn more about each other's perspectves, community and heritage. There is also a community…

  • Friday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week begins early at St Columba’s

    St Columba's college, King Harry Ln, St Albans AL3 4AW
    Inter Faith Week starts early at St Columba’s RE, with a fantastic session with Ms Jaffar from the Maths Department who shared her experience of Hajj.…

    Faith and Climate Justice

    Breathing Space, Portland Building, DMU, The Gateway, LE1 9BH. 14.00 – 16.00
    While climate change affects everyone, it does not affect everyone equally. Come along to the event to find out more from the Sustainability Team. As part of Interfaith Week we will hear from Leicester’s diverse faith communities on how to…

  • Saturday 13 November

    Visits from people of different faiths

    Brighstone CE Aided Primary School, New Road, Brighstone, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 4BB
    Some visitors of different faiths (Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Judaism) will visit the school throughout the week, to talk with the children about their faith. It will involve discussions and pictures of different religious festivals, as well as the chance…

    Community exhibition of children’s artwork and of responses on faith and the environment

    Birkenhead Central Library, Borough Rd, Birkenhead CH41 2XB
    An exhibition of local school children's work and the three Abrahamic faiths' responses to the natural world during Inter Faith Week. There will also be an opportunity to make a pledge and attach it to our new 'Interfaith Tree'. Tree…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Year 8 Peace Walk

    61 Derry Rd, Strabane BT82 8LD
    Year 8s walking around the school, culminating in a photo of whole year group linking arms- venue school quad…

    RE Department Inter Faith Exhibition

    Strabane Academy, 61 Derry Rd, Strabane, BT82 8LD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    A sample of work created by pupils across Key Stage 3 will be exhibited alongside quotes and challenging questions, to encourage dialogue between those who view the exhibition. Pupils will visit throughout the Week, and on Thursday 18th Nov a…

    Art and Poetry Inter Faith Competition

    Strabane Academy, 61 Derry Rd, Strabane BT82 8LD
    Write a poem or create an artwork that celebrates Inter Faith Week. The piece should illustrate the importance of mutual respect and dialogue, and celebrate diversity of faith in communities.…


    Strabane Academy, 61 Derry Rd, Strabane, BT82 8LD
    KS3 picture quiz - laminating pictures and asking for the images of famous religious people or religious artefacts to be identified. Prize for the winner.…

    Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust Inter Faith Week Prize Quiz

    Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon Hospital, Nethermayne, BASILDON, Essex, SS14 2NG
    The Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust chaplaincy teams have put together a short online prize quiz for staff to engage with major world faith and belief festivals and times of reflection. …

    Inter Faith Week exhibition

    Milton Keynes University Hospital, Standing Way, Eaglestone, Milton Keynes, MK6 5LD. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    An exhibition of work by school pupils reflecting the different world views held across Milton Keynes. Students have been invited to produce a poster, poem, piece of artwork or written piece, reflecting on their beliefs or worldview, whether they have…

    Walking trails of Cardiff

    As Part of Inter Faith Week, St Mary's Church, Cardiff encouraged members of the public to take part in its self-guided walking tours of the religious history of Cardiff. …

    Sharing Veronica’s Story

    As part of its marking of Inter Faith Week, Weldmar Hospicecare shared the story of Veronica, one of its volunteer chaplains, via a special blog post.…

    Strengthening positive inter faith relations

    Fanum House, 484 Derby Rd, Lenton, Nottingham, NG7 2GW. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    NATH is using this week to strengthen positive inter faith relations and increase awareness of all the special and unique faiths and beliefs in the UK.…

    Exploration of old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths & denominations

    Englesea Chapel and Museum, Englesea Brook Lane, Englesea Brook, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 5QW
    For Inter Faith Week the Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum is exploring old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths and denominations, celebrating that they still offer worship, community and learning. Throughout the week it is posting links to information…

    Daily Reflections- Interfaith Week starting on Remembrance Sunday 14th November through to Saturday 20th November 2021

    Redbridge, UK. 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    To mark this special week Redbridge Faith Forum trustees and local faith leaders have recorded a daily video clip reflecting on the topic of “Recovering and Reconnection”. These reflections are from their respective faith perspective.

    Celebrating Different Faith Perspectives

    Old Town Hall, King William St, Ewood, Blackburn BB1 7DY
    This Inter Faith Week, we’re celebrating the different faith perspectives that ESOL students bring to the classroom. One learner, Samira who came to Blackburn from Azerbaijan, said: “I love our class and I love our students because each of us…

    Surrey History Centre Archives

    Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6ND. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Surrey History Centre have been sharing a number of pieces from their collections related to Surrey History and faith.…

    Inter Faith Week at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy

    Bolton St Catherine's Academy, Stitch-Mi-Lane, Breightmet, Bolton BL2 4HU
    The Ethos Group have been looking at Inter Faith Week, and the importance of celebrating and respecting the diversity of faiths
    represented in the school community and beyond.
    They particularly think this is important as they also…

    Facts About Faiths

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    For each day in Inter Faith Week, Race Equality First shared facts about different faith traditions, as well as messages from staff about the importance of faith communities and inter faith, and links to video and audio interviews about faith…

    Faith Facts

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Each day in Inter Faith Week London South Bank University's Multifaith Chaplaincy posted facts about different faiths on their Instagram account.…

    Speed Faithing

    Speed faithing is a religious twist on speed dating; an event which involves a series of quick rounds of opportunities to meet people and talk about faith, religion, beliefs, and anything else you can fit in a short conversation.

    Reflections on Key Individuals

    Belfast. 9.00 – Sunday 21 November 9.30
    Each day throughout Inter Faith Week, the Northern Ireland Interfaith Forum hosted reflections on key individuals who have contributed to inter faith understanding, such as Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama.…

    Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East - Interfaith Week Open Days

    Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East, 1 Gurdwara Way, Barking IG11 8JD. 11.00 – Friday 19 November 14.00
    Gurdwara Singh Sabha London East will be hosting open days to run during Interfaith week. Everyone is welcome to come in and be shown round and learn more about this Place of Worship. …

    The Faith Response to COP26

    Sunderland, UK. 18.00 – 19.00
    An online meeting discussing faith responses to COP26, which contributions from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Quaker perspectives.…

    My Faith Journey - Atheist - Buddhist - Christian

    Preston, UK (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    This activity takes place via Zoom: ZOOM ID 323 275 0271 Passcode 123321 …

    “Draw Your Breath” – meditation with a simple art session

    Hampshire, UK. 19.00 – 20.15
    Dr. Gil Dekel (Hampshire Police Force Chaplain), in a short meditation to follow your breathing, and then to draw it. No artistic skills required.
    There is also a Padlet to upload and share our ‘artworks’ after the meditation.

  • Monday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week

    Little Aston Primary Academy, 36 Forge Lane, Little Aston, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 3BE. 0.00 – Thursday 18 November 0.00
    Raising awareness of Inter Faith Week in a primary school setting. …

    Bitesize videos from faith and beliefs

    Warwick Hospital, Lakin Road, CV34 5BW
    Short videos from a variety of faiths and beliefs either celebrating a particular November festival or sharing what 'Light' means in my/our faith or belief. The videos will be available throughout Inter Faith Week on the Trust's website and social…

    Schools Online Assembly  

    Kirklees Council . 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    Local faith leaders coming together for an online school assembly for Inter Faith Week 2021. Providing a school assembly that can be used in any setting. …

    Interfaith Prayer Stations & Staff Awareness

    Hospice in The Weald, Maidstone Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4TA
    Interfaith Prayer stations on the theme of Light. Set up in the hospice quiet room, for staff, volunteers, visitors and patients to access at any time. An inter faith learning resource for staff and volunteers, looking at the needs of…

    Faith and Belief Trail

    King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    A tour of faith and belief information zones in the hospital chapels at King's College Hospital, Princess Royal University Hospital, and Orpington Hospital.

    There will be a quiz and entry into a prize draw for those who…

    Inter Faith Week Art Competition

    Avenue Junior School, Avenue Road, Norwich NR2 3HP. 0.00 – Thursday 18 November 0.00
    An art competition on the theme of Friendship for Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Assembly

    Whitegate C of E Primary School, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2AY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Whitegate Primary School had an assembly, exploring how different religions have more similarities than differences.…

    Designing Prayer Mats

    Whiston Willis Primary Academy, Milton Avenue, Whiston, Prescot, L35 2XY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils designing their own prayer mat as part of Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week at St James’s School

    St James's Church of England Primary School, Farnworth, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL4 9RU. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils at St James's Church of England High School celebrated Inter Faith Week through a variety of activities like Henna, Meditation, and Mandalas.…

    Learning About Different Faiths

    Fordbridge Community Primary School, Crabtree Drive, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 5BU. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils at Fordbridge Primary School learnt all about different faiths and beliefs, including through arts and crafts activities.…

    Learning About Different Faiths

    Whiston Willis Primary Academy, Milton Avenue, Whiston, Prescot, L35 2XY. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils learnt about different faiths during Inter Faith Week, discussing different faiths and beliefs within our society and the right to have our own beliefs.…

    Inter Faith Week Collective Worship

    West Ham Church of England Primary School, Portway, Stratford, London, E15 3QG. 0.00 – Thursday 2 December 0.00
    Pupils at West Ham Church of England Primary School were visited by representatives from different religious communities, who gave presentations about their faith and lead collective worship.

    Monday 15th Nov: Venerable Mangala from East London Buddhist Centre…

    Inter Faith Week at St Aidan’s Nursery

    St Aidan's Church of England Primary School, Derwentwater Road, Gateshead, NE8 2HQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The nursery at St Aidan's CE Primary School have published an article detailing their programme of activities for Inter Faith Week, which were themed around Sikhism and included a Diwali party, creating Rangoli Artwork and Diva lamps, and looking at…

    RE Resources

    Oxford, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Culham St Gabriel's signposted a number of resources to help teach pupils about different faiths.…

    Visits from Faith Representatives

    Aldborough PRimary School, 231 Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, IG3 8HZ
    Pupils at Aldborough Primary School were visited by three faith representatives: Helen from the Christian Education Project, Rabbit Wollenberg from Woodford Forest Synagogue, and Sidra Javed from The Penny Appeal. They gave assemblies and talks. An Indian meal was also…

    Inter Faith Week at Jack Hunt School

    Jack Hunt School, Bradwell Road, Peterborough PE3 9PY. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils at Jack Hunt school celebrated Inter Faith Week through tutor resources, assemblies, quizzes, a special menu in the dining hall, and a whole school competition of art, music, research, presentations and poems based on Jo Cox's statement 'We have…

    Diwali Workshop

    St Aidan's Church of England Primary School, Derwentwater Road, Gateshead, NE8 2HQ. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    This week in Year 1 we have been celebrating Inter Faith week. Year 1 have been learning about Hinduism, specifically Diwali. We took part in a workshop explaining all about the 5 day Festival of Light called Diwali. We looked…

    Inter Faith Week at Harlow Green.

    Harlow Green Community Primary School, Harlow Green Lane, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 7TB
    The week was kicked off with an assembly about the key beliefs of the 6 main world religions, as well as Humanism. Following this, a whole school activity was launched. Children across the school learnt about significant festivals and celebrations.…

    Learning About Other Faiths

    Brockenhurst C of E Primary School, Sway Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshre, SO42 7RX
    Pupils learnt about and strengthened their awareness of different faiths and religions. The children responded to questions such as 'why is it important to learn about what others believe?' and 'what are your hopes for the world?'…

    Learning About Different Religions

    Woodseaves C of E Academy, Dicky's Lane, Woodseaves, Stafford, ST20 0LB. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Class One learnt about Buddhism, looking at the similarities and differences with Christianity. Class Two learnt about Islam, and Class Three learnt about Hinduism and Diwali.…

    Learning About Religious Symbols

    Christ Church CE Primary Academy, William Street, Fenton, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2JG. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils looked at religious symbols and Christian crosses from around the world.…

    Learning About Islam

    Catherington Church of England Infant School, 316 Catherington Lane, Catherington, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 0TD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils learnt about Islam. They looked at some Islamic art and had a go at making some of their own geometric patterns by printing with shapes dipped in different coloured paints.…

    Inter Faith Art

    St Matthews C of E (Aided) Primary School & Nursery Centre, Church Road, Donnington Wood, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7PZ. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Pupils made paintings on an inter faith theme, inspired by James He Qi's work. Some of the themes included diversity of friends and family, religious symbols, diversity in our community, food of different faiths, religious council, diversity through sport and…

    Inter Faith Week at Rose Lane Primary School

    E7 8QH
    KS1 We will be asking big questions around different faiths - things we think we will help us to get to know others better.
    KS2 We will be thinking of the groups we least know about and we…

    Art and Poetry Competition

    Polegate Primary School, BN26 6PT. 8.00 – Monday 22 November 8.00
    We will be promoting a curriculum link between R.E., art and Literacy by holding and art and poetry competition. Children will have a week to submit a piece of art or poetry representing inter faith beliefs or of a religion…

    Interfaith Week Arts Competiton

    Salisbury Primary School, Salisbury Street, Walsall, WS10 8BQ
    Across the Week children will produce a piece of art that combines all of the religions to show that we are all united regardless of our beliefs. …

    An interfaith week culminating with an exhibition for parents and visitors.

    Breamore Primary School SP6 2EF
    An Interfaith week across 3 small primary schools (Forest Edge Learning Federation) involving visits to places of worship, visitors and speakers from Sikhism, Judaism, Humanism and Christianity, with a Hinduism activity day, culminating in an exhibition of work for parents/…

    Interfaith Commonalities

    Our Lady and St John RC School, North Road, Blackburn, BB1 1PY
    Students will spend time reflecting on what is similar between the world's major world religions before creating artwork based on the findings. The artwork will then be showcased in our school garden.…

    Interfaith Assembly

    Preston Primary School, The Toose, Abbey Manor Park, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3SN
    Assemblies for children to celebrate the different faiths we have in school. …

    Inter Faith Week Food Bank Collection

    Leeds Trinity University. 10.30 – 12.00
    Join the SU and the Chaplaincy team this Interfaith Week as we take over the usual Tea on the Landing to bring you 'Coffee and Conversations'.

    We'll be collecting ideas on what faith means to students (and…

    Meet your Chaplaincy Team

    Stockport Hospital. 12.00 – Friday 19 November 14.00
    Every day during Inter Faith Week (except Thursday 18 November) you can meet members of the chaplaincy team at the kiosk outside the staff restaurant between 12-2pm. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about spiritual care at the…

    ‘Pick up a prayer’ event

    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB . 13.00 – 14.30
    The Chaplaincy and SU will be holding a 'Pick Up a Prayer' event in the foyer of the Forum, College Lane. We will be challenging people to look at a prayer other than one from their own tradition/faith, if they…

    Image Competition - ‘Religious Buildings’

    Madni Academy, 40-42 Scarborough Street, Savile Town, Dewsbury, WF12 9AY. 16.33 – 23.59
    A competition for pupils to upload images on the theme of 'religious buildings'.…

    Preston Mosque visit and tour

    Preston Mosque. 18.45 – 20.45
    To Register attendance please, call/text Light Foundation on 07794 949217.…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    My Faith and My Work

    Stockport Hospital
    Today, we share stories from members of staff on how their faith/belief supports them in their job role here at the hospital…

    Human Library

    The City of Leicester College, Downing Drive, Leicester, LE5 6LN. 0.00 – 0.00
    A group of students will be involved in asking questions to external faith speakers.…

    Cultural Dress Day

    The City of Leicester College, Downing Drive, Evington, Leicester, LE5 6LN. 0.00 – 0.00
    Students are invited to wear their cultural dress to school and to educate others about its importance.…

    Learning about Judaism

    Whitegate C of E Primary School, Whitegate, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2AY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 1 at Whitegate School have been learning about the Jewish faith by looking at a number of resources and books.…

    Visits to Places of Worship

    Christ Church CE Primary School, Claremont Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LF. 0.00 – Wednesday 17 November 0.00
    Different year groups visited different places of worship around Sparkbrook.

    Reception: St Agatha's Church
    Year 3: Singers Hill Synagogue
    Year 4: Birmingham Buddhist Vihara
    Year 5: Guru Nanak Gurdwara

    Learning about Hinduism

    Christ Church CE Primary School, Claremont Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LF. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Christ Church enjoyed a presentation about Hinduism, given by a member of the Hindu community.…

    Inter Faith Learning

    Mayflower Primary School, Upper North Street, London, E14 6DU. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils learning about different faiths and beliefs with the help of religious objects and books.…

    Learning About Hannukah

    Whiston Willis Primary Academy, Milton Avenue, Whiston, Prescot, L35 2XY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 2 learnt about Hannukah, with the Hannukah story and different arts and crafts activities.…

    Inter Faith Presentation

    St Mary's Church in Wales Primary School, Intermediate Road, Brynmawr, NP23 4SF. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 4 watched a presentation, learning about the need for all religions to get along as friends.…

    Education session on Sikhism

    Medway Maritime Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY. 0.00 – 23.59
    Inter Faith Week education session led by Dalbir Kaur Bahia, President of the Gurudwara in Gillingham about Sikhism. With display and a stall with religious artefacts in the Dining Room with help from the Trust’s Lead Chaplain the Reverend Ruth…

    Teaching Resources

    Sheffield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Twinkl Resources posted a resource about teaching children about faith.…

    Al Madina Mosque - Interfaith Week Open Days

    Al Madina Mosque, 2 Victoria Rd, Barking IG11 8PY. 10.00 – 16.00
    Al Madina Mosque will be hosting an open day to run during Interfaith week (14th-19th November). Everyone is welcome to come in and be shown round and learn more about this Place of Worship. …

    Powerhouse International - Interfaith Week Open Days

    Powerhouse International, Oxlow Lane, Dagenham RM10 8LP. 11.00 – 14.00
    Powerhouse International will be hosting an open day to run during Interfaith week. Everyone is welcome to come in and be shown round and learn more about this Place of Worship. …

    Inter faith friendship carousel

    Charleton academy, west Charleton, kingsbridge, tq7 2al
    Inter faith activity carousel exploring friendship.…

    Synagogue Tour

    Southampton Hebrew Congregation, 77 Dover Street, SO14 6GN. 13.00 – 14.00
    Come along to a tour of the Southampton Hebrew Congregation, our local synagogue, which has a rich history and community which goes back for over a century. Whether you’ve been to a synagogue before or have never set foot in…

    Festival of Peace

    St Johns Church, Golcar, Huddersfield, HD7 4PX . 13.30 – 14.30
    Local schools coming together to make presentations on the theme of peace.…

    Tour of St Edmund’s Catholic Church

    St Edmund's Roman Catholic Church, The Avenue, Southampton, SO17 1XJ. 14.15 – 15.15
    Fr Vincent has opened the doors to St Edmund’s Catholic Church for visiting as part of Inter Faith Week at the University of Southampton. Staff and students of all faiths or none are welcome to come along to explore a…

    Seminar: Jewish-Muslim alliances combating Antisemitism and Islamophobia

    Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, CB3 9BS. 14.15 – 16.00
    Cambridge Interfaith Programme welcomes Derviş Hızarcı, Program Director at the Berlin-based Alfred Landecker Foundation, for this UK Interfaith Week addition to our Interreligious Relations seminar series. Seminars are livestreamed from the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge.

    Tour of Medina Mosque

    Southampton Medina Mosque, Compton Walk, Southampton SO14 0BH. 15.30 – 16.30
    Join Rashid Brora for a tour of the first purpose-built Mosque in the South of England. Those of all faiths or none are welcome to attend and ask any questions they might have. …

    Fostering Inclusivity in Your School with The Faith & Belief Forum

    Star House, 104 Grafton Rd, London NW5 4BA
    Join F&BF; for an engaging CPD webinar introducing and modelling activities from our programmes, designed to support your school’s Years 4-9. RE/PSHE/Citizenship/RSE offer.

    Aim: To provide an overview of the multi-layered education programmes that F&BF; is…

    Islamic Holy Sites in Saudi Arabia: A Virtual Tour

    York Mosque and Islamic Centre, Bull Lane, YO10 3EN. 17.00 – 20.00
    A virtual tour of Islamic holy sites in Saudi Arabia, using virtual reality technology. It will take you into a tour around the Muslim holy sites in Saudi Arabia, to see how the Ka'bah looked like 1,400 years ago compared…

    Parkes Institute Inter Faith Lecture

    Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Highfield Road, Southampton, SO17 1BF. 18.00 – 19.30
    Drawing on her anthropological work with initiatives in Muslim-Jewish dialogue in the UK, Yulia Egorova will talk about how the participants in these initiatives conceptualise the commonalities and particularities of their communities’ experiences. In this presentation and in conversation with…

    Making War, Keeping Faith:  Poetic Reflections on War and Religion -  with Dr Mary Brewer   Online Event

    Leicester. 19.30 – 21.00
    This workshop will offer participants the change to gain insight into how those who have experienced war (either in combat or on the home front) have used poetry to explore the role of religion and the place of faith in…

    Film Premiere

    Victoria Centre, Palk Road, Wellingborough, NN8, 1HR. 19.30 – 21.00
    Wellingborough Inter Faith Group have produced a film for use in Primary schools with a grant from Northamptonshire Community Foundation. The film was made during the time when the group were unable to visit the local schools with their inter…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    How can I make a Difference?

    Stockport Hospital
    Today, we visit in patient wards and unite in the hospital with chaplaincy information packs and to hear about staff pledges on how you will support the spiritual care of patients.…

    Trips to Places of Worship

    Birmingham, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Different year groups at Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School are visiting places of worship around Birmingham.

    Year 5: St Edburgha's CofE Church
    Year 3: Gurdwara…

    School Faith Trail

    The Olive School, Small Heath, Waverley Rd, Birmingham, B10 0EG. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of our faith trail, year 4 and 5 visited the Holy Family RC Church and Green Lane Masjid.…

    Discovery Boxes

    Cambridge Regional College, King Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2QT
    International Students at Cambridge Regional College explored religion and faith through discovery boxes. In turns, students picked a box and discussed the objects and facts within to learn about different religions.…

    Exploring Big Questions  

    Kirklees, UK. 9.00 – 12.00
    An online conference for secondary school students to explore some big themes for RE and the world. Explore ‘Reconciliation’, ‘Refugees’ and ‘Created Human’ from the perspectives of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

    Each theme will use a…

    Celebration of the life of Abdul-Bahá Servant of Mankind and Head of the Bahá‘i Faith from 1892 - 1921

    Fermanagh and Omagh. 10.00 – 11.30
    Free online talk by Carmel Irandoust, ex Secretary General of the Bahá'i International Community of the Holy Land, followed by a film screening of Abdul-Bahá 's life.…

    Faiths Working Together: Educational Resources for Six Faiths

    Birmingham, UK. 10.00 – 11.30
    Liz Dancey will be presenting resources the Arts Society has developed for 6 main faiths.…

    Building Bridges in Burnley Stall

    Burnley, UK. 11.00 – 15.00
    Stall providing information about inter faith and the work of Building Bridges in Burnley.…

    Inter Faith Display

    Cambridge Regional College, King Hedges Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB4 2QT. 11.53 – 23.59
    Childcare and Early Years students have been exploring different religions and faiths by creating a display.…

    Open Chapel: Talks and More

    St Marys University Chapel, 692 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 17.45
    Featuring a speed-faithing event, alongside talks and open services.

    Confessions: 12:35pm
    Mass: 1:05pm
    Lunch in the Chaplaincy: 1:30pm

    Drop-in Talks, 15-20 minutes and Q&As;, 3pm-5:45pm:
    Dynamics of Faith
    Our Common…

    Festival of Peace Number 2

    St Mark's Church, Longwood, Huddersfield, HD3 4HJ . 13.30 – 14.30
    Local schools coming together to make presentations on the theme of peace.…

    Interfaith Week at Westminster: Dis/obedience to the Earth

    University of Westminster Regent Street Campus, 309 Regent St, London W1B 2HT. 17.30 – 19.30
    A Themed Interactive Discussion Event (TIDE), hosted by the University of Westminster’s Interfaith Advice team, featuring a panel of speakers responding to the question: What works, and what doesn’t work, in raising awareness of the climate crisis in your faith…

    World Faiths film night

    Seagull Theatre, Morton Rd, Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 0JH. 19.30 – 21.30
    Four films made by local film maker Tom Fox, introduced by him, with opportunity to discuss them and their content with him and with fellow watchers.…

    Meet the Latter-Day Saints

    The Church Of Jesus Church Of Latter-day Saints, Highworth Rd, SN3 4QS. 19.30 – 21.00
    Join the Latter-Day Saints for an informative evening, where they will be sharing more about their Faith, with a tour of the Church. There will also be a youth Activity for 11-17s. Followed by Refreshments.…

    Norwich Interfaith November Meeting

    Norwich, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Shan Barclay, a longstanding member of Norwich Interfaith Link from the Muslim community, will explain the significance of Zakat as one of the 5 pillars of Islam.…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Out and About

    Stockport Hospital, UK
    Today we visit the Devonshire Unit, Bluebell Ward at the Meadows and Pennine Care at Oasis and the Meadows with our information stand and to hear about staff pledges on how you will support the spiritual care of patients.…

    Year 2 Inter Faith Week Visit

    St Barnabas Church of England Primary Academy, Knowlesly Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2JA. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 2 took part in a session about Sikhism, learning about what Sikhs believe, the 5 Ks and Guru Nanak.…

    Shared Values Between Different Faiths

    Gorsey Bank Primary School, Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, SK9 5NQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 1 and 2 learnt about shared values between different faiths, and treating others as you would like to be treated.…

    Sanofi Interfaith Day

    Reading, UK
    An Inter Faith Day to promote awareness and understanding of different faiths across the organisation. The day will include 'Thought of the Day' from different employees from different faiths, Faith Podcasts and fact sheets about the different religions. Activities to…

    Harmony Christian Centre - Inter Faith Week Open Days

    Harmony Christian Centre, 23-27 Kemp Rd, Dagenham RM8 1ST. 11.15 – 17.00
    Harmony Christian Centre will be hosting an open day to run during Inter Faith week. Everyone is welcome to come in and be shown round and learn more about this Place of Worship. …

    Trustee Duties and Security for Places of Worship

    London. 12.00 – 13.15
    The Charity Commission for England and Wales and the SAFE Programme by the Community Security Trust (CST) welcome you to a Security Awareness webinar for faith charities, in particular Places of Worship.
    The Charity Commission will introduce trustee duties…

    Lunch N Learn

    Faith and Reflection Centre, Nuffield Theatre Cafe, Building 6, University Road, SO17 1TR. 12.00 – 16.00
    If you would like to come along and hear some Jewish inspiration from Rabbi Zalman Lewis, along with some kosher food, come along to Lunch n Learn!…

    Free In-Person and Online Talk: ‘The Misconceptions of Faiths’

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 14.00
    Live panel and audience Q&A with Samuel Massiah, Ahmed El Hana, Cynthia Harper, Mandhir Gill, Mary Mihovilovic, and Usama Hasan, discussing the various misconceptions of faith that we all have.…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Hinduism

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 14.00 – 17.00
    Celebrate and discover the art of Turban tying, and its significance in the Sikh and Hindu faiths.…

    Interfaith Question Time

    St Luke's CofE Primary School, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND
    St Luke's Primary School in Beeston, Leeds, will be hosting an interfaith assembly to celebrate the diversity of faiths in the city. Faith leaders from various religious institutes will be answering questions from school pupils and teachers.

    TSLA Faith Journeys & Stories

    St Lawrence's Academy, Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7DF. 15.30 – 16.30
    Open to members of the local community and the academy community, so that we can share our faith journeys and why faith is important to us. There will be a display of student and staff faith journeys, and an opportunity…

    ‘Unitarian - What’s That?’

    Reverend Stephanie Bisby talks about what being a Unitarian is all about and leads discussions.…

    Lecture & Discussion lead by a Buddhist Scholar

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 18.00 – 19.30
    Buddhist Perspective: A lecture on Daisaku Ikeda’s annual Peace Proposal to the United Nations (2021 Peace Proposal – Value Creation in a Time of Crisis)’
    Speaker: “Robert Harrap General Director of Soka Gakkai International (SGI-UK).

    Freedom of Religion and Belief in the UK

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 136 York St, Manchester, M1 7XN. 19.00 – 20.30
    A reflection on Freedom of Religion and Belief in the UK by Dr James Holt, Associate Professor of Religious Education at the University of Chester, and Chair of the charity, Freedom Declared Foundation. In this event James will discuss

    My Heart is in the East Storytelling & Poetry Workshop

    N7 9RB. 19.00 – 20.30
    Using interfaith issues in the MHiitE play (which is set in the Arab/Jewish/Christian world of 10th Century Cordoba) as a jumping off place, participants will receive inspiration, tools, writing time. There will be short performed poetic segments from the play,…

    Talk by Director of Research, Woolf Institute, Cambridge: Research, diversity and religion

    Our Lady Immaculate & St Andrew Catholic Church, Nightingale Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1QS. 19.30 – 21.00
    This talks forms part of NHIFF's AGM, to be held in person in Hitchin and online, with the lead researcher of the UK's largest diversity survey.

    Questions to be discussed:
    How religiously diverse are we?

  • Friday 19 November

    Inter Faith Invitation Weekend

    London, UK
    Following on from the success of our invitation weekend in November 2020, we propose to run a similar event this year as part of the national Inter Faith Week celebrations.

    Friday 19th November (12:15pm): Al-Emaan Centre (Keston…

    Sikh celebration

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Preston PR1 5YP
    Celebrations of the birth of Guru Nanak, open to the public.

    Making Diwa Lamps

    Clavering Primary School, Clavering Road, Hartlepool, TS27 3PN. 0.00 – 0.00
    Nursery children made diwa lamps to help them learn about Diwali and the Hindu faith.…

    School Inter Faith Exhibition

    Hyde CofE Primary School, Fordingbridge, SP6 2QL. 0.00 – 0.00
    An exhibition of the work created by pupils during Inter Faith Week, including art and crafts, and pieces of written work inspired by their lessons about different religious traditions.…

    A Taste of Faith

    Laurus Ryecroft, Lumb Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 7LJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Laurus Ryecroft has the opportunity to learn about some of the foods from certain religions and what they represent.…

    Common Theme Between Religions

    Gorsey Bank Primary School, Altrincham Rd, Wilmslow SK9 5NQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 1 thought about the common theme of 'treat others how you would like to be treated', and came up with some ideas about the best rules to live by.…

    Learning About Diwali

    Highcliffe Primary School, Hutton Lane, Guisborough, TS14 8AA. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Highcliffe Primary learnt about Diwali, exploring Rangoli patterns and making their own bookmarks.…

    Visiting Orion School

    The Orion Primary School, Grahame Park Way, London, NW7 2AL
    Mill Hill Cheder visited Orion School to explain what Mitzvah is and do a hands-on project together. This was to mark both Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day.…

    ‘Story Tree’ Primary Schools Diversity Day

    Kirklees Council . 9.30 – 14.30
    An inter faith event for years 2 – 5 based around stories from different faith communities on the theme of trees. Pupils will be given the opportunity to meet faith representatives online or in person. …

    Everything you wanted to know about Islam & Muslims

    Darrusalam Education Centre, 184 Whalley New Rd, Blackburn BB1 9TN. 12.00 – Monday 22 November 16.00
    General introduction to Muslim beliefs and practice, with a Q&A.

    About the hijab

    hatfield, herts. 15.00 – 16.30
    As part of Inter Faith week, the Chaplaincy and Students' Union invite you to come along to find out what wearing a hijab means and how to put one on. At the Key Centre, College Lane.…

    Open day and exhibition

    Helen Mcardle House, Silksworth Row, Sunderland SR1 3QJ. 15.00 – 18.00
    As part of the national Inter Faith week the University Masjid will have an open event to invite all to come and learn about Islam. Muslims and non Muslim of all walks of life are all welcome. …

  • Saturday 20 November

    Understanding Islam Study Day

    St John’s Methodist Church, Baker Street, Potters Bar, EN6 2DZ
    Study day on Understanding Islam led by a renowned speaker on Islam Dr Chris Hewer.…

    Online Inter Faith Retreat Day

    The White Eagle Lodge, Liss Forest, Rake, Hampshire, GU33 7HY. 10.00 – 17.00
    An online Inter Faith Retreat Day led by Jenny Miller (Interfaith Minister) and Anna Hayward (Minister, White Eagle Lodge), exploring how the Universal Spirit lies at the heart of all religions, and how the Ancient Wisdom of the spiritual light…

    Interfaith Field Visit to Places of Worship

    St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 10.00 – 17.30
    The UKIYN will carry out a field visit to St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, and share a meal in their inter faith tent structure. As the Steering Committee have some members who can’t attend in person, some discussions…

    CANDIFA Woodland walk

    Rough Common Rd, Port Ellen, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury CT2 9DD. 10.30 – 13.00
    A 0.9 mile walk through Blean Wood, stopping at intervals to share sacred and spiritual texts related to trees and woodland. …

    Interfaith Walk

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5 Pelham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0HN. 11.00 – 13.30
    A fun, informal way to meet with local people of other faiths as we share together in a simple walk to visit some of Gravesend's faith community homes.…

    Poster competition for Inter Faith Week

    Cynon Valley Museum, Depot Road, Aberdare, CF44 8DL. 15.00 – 0.00
    Poster competition for local children showcasing their interpretation of faith and belief.
    On the 20th November between 10am and 3pm Cynon Valley Museum will be celebrating Interfaith Week. Alongside the final of the poster competition, the Community Safety…

    Celebrating the life of ‘Abdu’l-Baha

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 16.00 – 17.30
    This year is the centenary of the passing of 'Abdu'l Baha, one of the central figures of the Baha'i Faith. Join us in learning more about his life and achievements via stories and films.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    College Way, Ashford TW15 2XG
    Residents celebrating and learning about Inter Faith Week with art.…

    Borehamwood Foodbank during and after Lockdown

    Borehamwood Foodbank at St Teresa's Church, 291 Shenley Rd, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 1TG. 15.00 – 17.30
    A visit to Borehamwood Foodbank, with a tour of the base and storage and a presentation on the experiences of the Foodbank during lockdown, their Fuel Poverty alleviation scheme, and their plans going forward. Followed by tea and cake in…

  • Monday 22 November

    Inter Faith Week at St Bede’s

    St Bede's RC High School, Green Lane, Blackburn, BB2 4SR. 0.00 – Friday 26 November 0.00
    Pupils at St Bede's learnt about different faiths throughout the Week, including through looking at and handling faith objects, arts and crafts activities, and talks about different faiths.…

    Peace Prayer Room

    Glade Primary School, Atherton Road, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0PF
    Christian Education Project joined Glade Primary School to create a prayer space for pupils to visit.…

    Travelling Religious Artefacts Show

    St Mary's C of E Primary School, Strafford Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AD. 0.00 – Friday 26 November 0.00
    A travelling show of religious artefacts visited all three sites of St Mary's C of E Primary School, celebrating the differences and similarities of religious faiths.…


    Moreland Primary School, Moreland Street, Islington, London, EC1V 8BB. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils from Moreland Primary School enjoyed a Dreamcatcher with Reverend Vicki Davis from St Clements and Imam Abu from Holborn Mosque, learning about how many things the two faiths have in common.…

    Faith Trail

    Holy Trinity Church, Church Hill St, Smethwick, B67 7AH. 10.30 – 13.30
    Smethwick Interfaith Friends Forum has organised a faith trail on Monday 22nd November 2021. The faith trail is open for all to attend. We hope the visit will give participants an insight into what goes on in the faith-building we…

  • Tuesday 23 November

    Maps for the Journey of Hajj

    Halley Primary School, Halley Street, London, E14 7SS. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 5 pupils learn about journeys from all religions, and drew maps for the journey of Hajj.…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    Making Potato Latkes

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Fairfield Primary School made potato latkes to help learn about Hannukah for Inter Faith Week.…

    Making Peace Mala Bracelets

    Hafod Primary School, Odo Street, Hafod, Swansea, SA1 2LT. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 6 looked at peace messages and made Peace Mala bracelets.…

    Talk About Faith

    Madley Primary School, Madley, Hereford, HR2 9PH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Reverend Lockett visited Year 6 to talk about faith.…

    Reception Inter Faith Week Artwork

    St Mary's Church of England Primary School (Infants), Amyand Park Road, Twickenham, TW1 3HE. 0.00 – 0.00
    Reception class and Year 6 each created artwork exploring the quote by Jo Cox: "We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us".…

  • Thursday 25 November

    Inter Faith Assembly

    Haberdashers' Boys' School, Butterfly Lane, Elstree, Herts, WD6 3AF. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Jewish and Muslim assembly committees hosted an inter faith assembly for pupils at Haberdashers' Boys' School.…

    Inter Faith Assembly

    Lady Eleanor Holles, Hanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HF. 0.00 – 0.00
    U2 class at LEH Senior School gave an assembly to other pupils on the topic of Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week Schools Event in Croydon

    Croydon. 13.00 – 14.00
    For primary and secondary schools age children across the Borough's schools, with their lead RE teachers, to take place over Zoom.

    We expect a child or group to come up with an idea to present on the…

  • Friday 26 November

    Spirit Artwork

    St Mary's C of E Primary School (Middle Site), Strafford Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AD. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at St Mary's C of E Primary School (Middle Site) created artwork to represent what their spirit looks like.…

    Designing Mehndi Patterns

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of learning about the Hindu faith, pupils at Fairfield Primary School designed their own Mehndi patterns.…

    Planning an Inter Faith Week Event

    Ralph Butterfield Primary School, Station Road, Haxby, York, YO32 3LS. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils were tasked with planning an event to support Inter Faith Week. Many decided to express their ideas by creating a poster.…

    Learning About Religious Festivals

    Fairfield Primary School, Peel House Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 6TH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Fairfield Primary School made links between the religious festivals of Christmas, Diwali and Eid-al-Fitr, discussing the similarities and differences of food, traditions and artefacts.…

    Learning from Students of Different Faiths

    Saint Ambrose College, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altrincham, WA15 0HE. 0.00 – Wednesday 1 December 23.59
    Students of non-Christian faiths shared their experiences at St Ambrose College.…

    Learning about Islam

    Northlands Primary School and Nursery, Winifred Road, Basildon, Essex, SS13 3JQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 5 pupils at Northlands Primary School learnt all about Ramadan and Eid, making Islamic lanterns and enjoying some foods which are tradition during Eid-ul-Fitr.…

  • Saturday 27 November

    Learning About Judaism

    Northlands Primary School and Nursery, Winifred Road, Basildon, Essex, SS13 3JQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Northlands Primary School wrote non-chronological reports about Judaism and ate some jam doughuts to celebrate Hannukah.…

    Being Real - Sufi: Wisdom, Music & Food

    Acorn House, Fountain Street North, Bury, BL9 7AN. 18.00 – 21.00
    "Evening with Islamic Spiritual reminder, Singing/Music & Food". Topic: “Spiritual Split Personalities” Imran Rahim. Live Middle Eastern Sufi music performance by: Uthman Hanif, Hasnain Rafique & Salamet Husayn. Food will be served.

  • Monday 29 November

    Learning About the Hindu Faith

    Hafod Primary School, Odo Street, Hafod, Swansea, SA1 2LT. 0.00 – Wednesday 29 December 0.00
    Pupils at Hafod Primary School enjoyed a panel discussion with Dr Minkesh Sood and Sarita Sood about the Hindu faith.…

    Time of Reflection

    Mount Pleasant C of E Primary School, Princess Road, Market Weighton, York, East Yorkshire, YO43 3BY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pupils at Mount Pleasant Junior School enjoyed a time of reflection on Inter Faith Week, with books about different faiths and arts and crafts activities.…

  • Wednesday 1 December

    Learning about Judaism

    Holy Cross and All Saints RC Primary School, Trafford Road, Eccles, Salford, M30 0JA. 10.57 – 23.59
    Year 3 and 4 pupils learned about Judaism with a visitor, leaning Jewish dances and making their own chanukiahs.…

  • Friday 17 December

    Year 1 Learning About Sikhism

    St Barnabas Church of England Primary Academy, Knowlesly Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2JA. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 1 pupils at St Barnabas CE Academy enjoyed a visit by a member of the Sikh community, and learnt about all about Sikhism and the Gurdwara.…

  • Friday 24 December

    Designing Temples

    St Joseph's RC High School, Pencarn Way, Tredegar Park, Newport, NP10 8XH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Year 8 pupils used their RE lessons to design temples for the different religions, based around differences in food, clothes, music, etc.…

  • Wednesday 29 December

    Inter Faith Discussions

    Thomas Deacon Academy, Queen's Gardens, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2UW. 0.00 – 0.00
    Students at Thomas Deacon Academy had in-class discussions about their own faith and cultural traditions, with Year 7 and 8 making an Inter Faith Display.…

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