Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2022. Some 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 12 November

    York Interfaith ‘Tree Loving Care’

    YO30 6LL. 10.30 – 12.30
    Clifton Bridge area. Members of York Interfaith & friends will be weeding, planting and clearing the Interfaith plots. …

    Woodland walk

    RSPB Blean Woods, Rough Common Rd, Port Ellen, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury CT2 9DD. 11.00 – 12.30
    A walk through Blean woods with text readings from a range of religious and non-religious sources reflecting thoughts on trees and woodlands. …

  • Sunday 13 November

    Celebrating Unity in Diversity at Ahimsa Peace Garden at Harrow Recreation Ground

    Ahimsa Peace Garden (beside Bowling Club), Harrow Recreation Ground, Roxborough Rd, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 1PB. 14.30 – 15.30
    During Inter Faith Week, a specially-commissioned stone sculpture titled 'Unity in Diversity' will be be unveiled at the Ahimsa Peace Garden at Harrow Recreation Ground to celebrate our inter-connectedness and cultural diversity of Harrow. Since its clean-up and opening in late 2020, the Ahimsa Peace Garden is now being enjoyed by many residents and families in Harrow. There will be activities for the entire community to enjoy such as planting bulbs, pebble painting and writing messages of peace, as well as speeches from representatives of Harrow Interfaith and local dignitaries to promote the message of unity and harmony.…

    COP-27 Climate Repentance Walk and Ceremony

    All Hallows Church, Savernake Road, London, NW3 2JP. 15.15 – 20.00
    While others talk, a chance to turn inwards during COP-27, with humility and hope in our hearts. An international group of world religious leaders of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders, representing Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, from multiple countries, will join Archbishop Rowan Williams and local religious leaders to offer inspiration to Cop-27 participants and to humanity at large, in relation to the challenges of climate justice. …

  • Monday 14 November

    Interfaith Week TCS Celebration

    Tonyrefail Community School, Gilfach Rd, Tonyrefail, Porth CF39 8HG. 9.00 – 15.00
    Interfaith week video to be shared on TCS Twitter and in lessons.

    Lower school Lessons - Pupils explore artefacts/act out a religion based on a fact file/Decorate classroom with Religious posters.
    Middle School - Lesson on what is interfaith week with a focus on Climate Change…

    Inter Faith Week Discussion on Climate Change and Faith 2022

    The Chaplaincy, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL. 12.00 – 0.00
    Discussion about what different faiths are saying and doing about climate change. With: Buddhist - Ven Luang Por Khemadhammo (Phra Bhavanaviteht) OBE is a Theravāda Buddhist monk. He is one of the founders of the Thai Forest Tradition in the West. Ajahn Khemadhammo began Buddhist prison chaplaincy work in 1977. In 1985, with the help of others, Angulimala, the Buddhist Prison Chaplaincy, was launched with him as its Spiritual Director. Currently, Luang Por Khemadhammo continues to visit prisons and teach meditation both at his monastery and at Warwick University. Christian - Godfrey Armitage MA (Oxon), MSc (UBC) Godfrey a microbiologist who ran the University of Warwick Certificate in Lifelong Learning course Ecology and Conservation. He sits on the Diocese of Coventry environment group and recently was involved with the Church of England ‘Churches Count on Nature series 2021’ with A Beginner’s Guide to Biodiversity and Ecology. He is also actively involved with A Rocha a Christian organisation involved in research education and supporting churches in their conservation of the environment. Jewish - Rabbi David Mason BSc and MSc in Econometrics in the LSE. Rabbi Mason is senior Rabbi of Muswell Hill United Synagogue and is involved with the Jewish organisation…

    Gaia - Hope and Despair

    Holy Trinity Church Boar Lane Leeds LS1 6HW. 18.00 – 21.00
    Hope and Unity through Diverse Voices: Leeds Church Institute and Leeds Sanctuary will be hosting an immersive evening of diverse voices and creative responses to climate change with the unique Gaia artwork installation as the backdrop. During this event taking place in interfaith week, you are invited to hear from a range of community speakers sharing their focus and faith about the climate crisis with the emphasis on our earth. Gaia is made of precise imagery from NASA’s visible earth series and will be a stimulating snapshot of viewing earth from space, taking on board the spatial architecture of Holy Trinity Church Leeds. A truly unique experience with a vision of hope and unity.…

  • Tuesday 15 November

    Footprints for the Future

    St Julian's Park, Omagh, Co Tyrone, BT79. 11.00 – 12.00
    Fermanagh and Omagh District Council will host a ceremony to celebrate the diversity of cultures and faiths that exist in the area by planting trees and burying a time capsule for future generations to enjoy and learn from. The trees will be planted in a diversity garden by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council staff, members of Fermanagh and Omagh Interfaith group and local volunteers. Following the tree planting a time capsule, which contains artefacts from a variety of faiths and cultures in the district will be buried to be opened in 100 years time.

    Our relationship with the environment

    SW18. 12.30 – 13.30
    An online lunch and learn session to discuss how we can work together and support faith communities climate action.…

    Garden Dedication

    University of Wolverhampton Chaplaincy Molineux Street WV1 1AD. 13.00 – 14.00
    A gathering of students and staff to celebrate the dedication of a small area of garden at the University of Wolverhampton Multi Faith Chaplaincy. …

    Tea Party

    The Unity Centre, St Leonard's Road, S65 1DW
    You are warmly invited to a Tea Party to give thanks for our natural world as this year we’re celebrating Gratitude for Nature, and during the event you’ll hear the lovely comments people wrote of their thoughts about Nature from the Rotherham Show in September. …

    Inter Faith Week: Inter faith debate on the Climate Crisis

    University Centre Warrington Time Square Warrington WA1 2NT. 17.00 – 20.00
    Regional faith leaders and practitioners, representatives from faith-based charities and climate action groups, members of University staff and students will debate questions such as: What do religions say about the value of the planet and how we should treat it? How might religions provide a motivation for climate action, and what might faith-informed climate action look like? Can faiths work together for climate action?

    For anyone interested in the climate emergency and climate justice; people of faith interested in debating the issue and/or thinking about climate action; students and/or staff interested in improving their religious literacy. We would like to especially encourage participation from faith organisations and groups and members of the general public.…

    Sustainability and faith: Our relationship with the environment

    KT1. 20.00 – 21.30
    The London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames is holding an Inter Faith Week event focusing on the intersection between faith and climate action. "As a council we have declared a climate emergency and are committed to acting on our global climate crisis, locally. To do this we want to work with our community so that together we can move towards a fairer, greener and sustainable Richmond. Faith groups and communities have an important part to play and through this event we want to recognise that, spotlight some of the great work happening in the borough, share best practice and provide a space for networking and collaboration. The evening will also include an opportunity to hear about the support on offer from the Council on practical elements such as decarbonising buildings and encouraging active transport for those attending places of worship."

  • Wednesday 16 November

    Tree planting – Queens Green Canopy Event

    Lowlands Road Park, Harrow HA1 3AN. 11.30 – 12.30
    Join Harrow Interfaith, our Major and the King's Deputy Lieutenant, Mr Simon Ovens for the tree planting ceremony. …

    Flora, Fauna, and Faith

    Faith and Reflection Centre, Nuffield Theatre Cafe, Building 6, University Road, SO17 1TR. 14.00 – 16.00
    Come and join the Social Impact Lab and Homegrown Community Garden team for a volunteering workshop. …

    ‘Climate Change, Religion and Ethics’

    St Ambrose Preparatory School, Wicker Lane, Hale Barns, Altrincham WA15 0HE . 19.30 – 21.00
    Alf Keeling Memorial Lecture given by Professor Geoff Levermore (UK-nominated Lead Author on the Nobel prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Climate Change) on Climate Change, Religion and Ethics.

  • Thursday 17 November

    Celebrating all faiths, with bulb planting

    The Nook, Pigot Lane, Framingham Earl, NR14 7PX. 10.00 – 12.00
    The Nook would like to invite you to come and join us to plant a bulb in a pot to mark this week and to bring together people of all faiths, diversities, beliefs and cultures. Whether it is to plant a bulb for peace or remembrance or to acknowledge a particular faith, all are welcome as we come together. The morning will consist of planting a bulb, tea/coffee, cookies and chatting with others if you would like to.…

    Climate Change and the Cost of Living Crisis

    Southwark Council, 160 Tooley Street, Southwark, SE1 2QH. 17.30 – 21.00
    Representatives of faith communities in Southwark are warmly invited to join this conference organised by local faith leaders and council officers.

    This conference is an opportunity for faith leaders to:

    Take part in discussions sharing your thoughts and ideas on the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change and the cost-of-living crisis
    Visit stalls sharing information on steps faith communities are taking to go green, address the cost of living and promote community well-being
    Get equipped with useful resources to share with people in your organisation and neighbourhood
    Connect and build relationships with other faith communities…

  • Friday 18 November

    Environmental Community Action

    Clarence Gardens, Clifton, York YO31 8JU. 10.00 – 12.30
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints invite you to come and help in the community by taking part in a park tidy up. Meet in the centre of Clarence Gardens in York.…

    Eco Show and Tell Sustainability Fair

    The Ricketts Quadrangle, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT. 11.00 – 14.00
    Eco Show and Tell Sustainability Fair will be held on campus at Middlesex University in partnership with Barnet Multi Faith Forum and Shiri Atsmon of non-profit sustainable children’s publishing house Helpful Kids. Stewardship and protection of the planet lies at the heart of faith and staff, students and the public will have the opportunity to hear about encouraging cycling and walking to get fit and reduce car usage, educating young people about nature, helping bees flourish, tasting vegan cakes, growing your own food, buying locally produced honey and things made out of rubbish, improving recycling and waste collection, indoor composting of food waste, eco-friendly cleaning products and children's parties plus much more.…

  • Saturday 19 November

    Inter Faith Air Quality Conference

    The Balaji Temple, 101 Dudley Road East, Tividale, Birmingham, B69 3DU. 10.00 – 12.30
    A conference discussing inter faith and air quality. There will be a variety of talks about the work of faith communities in the local area.…

    Roots, Reverence & Responsibility: An Interfaith Tree Care Day

    Pondfield, Droridge Lane, Dartington, TQ9 6JH. 11.00 – 0.00
    A gathering uniting together in diversity "to share reflections on our sacred intimacy with the earth, and work the land in a spirit of mindful contemplation."…

    Tree planting family day

    The Gatehouse Holnicote, Minehead TA24 8TJ. 11.00 – 16.00
    The day will be spent planting saplings on the estate. Contribute to the restoration of the forest and help to reverse the decline of nature. All faiths and none welcome.

  • Sunday 20 November

    Mitzvah Day / Interfaith Week Celebrations at Walthamstow Wetlands

    Walthamstow Wetlands 2 Forest Road London N17 9NH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Join the London Wildlife Trust team and celebrate Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day, an annual day of faith-based social action, with practical conservation tasks at Walthamstow Wetlands.…

    Tree Planting

    Stafford, ST16
    We will plant 6 fruit trees in a local park. …

    Plant Bulbs Together on Mitzvah Day

    St Mary’s Church, 49 Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT. 10.30 – 11.30
    Join us on Mitzvah Day as we come together to plant bulbs at St Mary’s Church. We have a facilitator who will guide the planting and give helpful tips – Dave McCormick from Barnet Friends of the Earth.…

    Light For Leeds - An Inter Faith Week event

    Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    Featuring representatives of different faiths and non-faith organisations, and celebrating what we have in common. There will be stalls in the Rose Room, Kirkstall Abbey's Visitor Centre and outdoor performances.

    Friendship fruit-tree planting

    Pebble Mill Playing Field, off Kitchener Road, Selly Park South B29 7QE. 13.00 – 15.00
    Muslim and Jewish women of Nisa Nashim West Mids will plant a Friendship fruit-tree together, growing the fruits of our interfaith friendship. We invite women, men and children of all faiths and none to join us, digging to grow the community forest garden with Fruit and Nut Village at Pebble Mill Playing Fields for Interfaith Week and Mitzvah Day. …

    Tree planting for the Queen’s Canopy

    Well End Scout Centre, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 5PR. 14.00 – 16.00
    Help in planting 30 whips (tree saplings)…

    Custodians of the Earth

    Bolton Council of Mosques, 1 Vicarage Street, Bolton BL3 5LE. 17.00 – 19.00
    An inter-faith seminar with key note speakers from representative and faith leaders.

    Join us for an evening of inspirational speeches and reflection about the condition of the planet and learn about how we can come together to make a difference. …

  • Saturday 26 November

    Inter faith event

    Minhaj ul Quran, 49 Woodwards Road, Walsall WS2 9RN. 17.00 – 18.30
    Meet up/chat plus panel discussion on climate change and the environment also how to improve our neighbourhood. …

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