Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2020. 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.

  • Sunday 8 November

    Interfaith Tree Planting

    Dewsbury. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    During Inter Faith Week tree planting at various sites will begin under the coordination of Dewsbury South Community (Covid-19) support to highlight how the community worked together through the 2020 Covid-19 emergency. If you would like to take part or…

    8 Days to Help Creation – Call for Action

    Warwick. 0.00 – 0.00
    A very successful Interfaith prayer service took place via Zoom on Thursday in October in which people from different faiths gave a brief presentation which included readings from their faith perspective and Holy Scriptures on Creation. One common theme that…

    Inter Faith Week 2020 - Footpaths

    St Denys Evington LE5 6FA. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    Some of the participants in this autumn's online Footpaths course share why caring for the planet matters to them. Those participating have a range of faiths and worldviews. Photographs to accompany the video are of the beautiful Evington area.

    8 Days to Help Creation - Call for Action

    Warwick (online). 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    A very successful Interfaith prayer service took place via Zoom on Thursday 15th October 2020, in which people from different faiths gave a brief presentation from their faith perspective and Holy Scriptures on Creation.
    For National Inter Faith week,…

    Interfaith Week, Diwali and Christmas Celebrations

    NW9 5UX (virtual event). 11.00 – Sunday 15 November 13.00
    Dr Natubhai Shah MBE and the Trustees of the Jain Network are pleased to invite you to join us for the following virtual event. On this occasion we will present food parcels to the local food bank, donated by our…

  • Monday 9 November

    Spirituality and Inter Faith Week November 2020: How does your faith inspire you to care for our world?

    Norton Juxta Kempsey CofE Primary School, Wadborough Road, Littleworth, Norton, Worcester WR5 2QJ
    The whole school had a fabulous time celebrating Inter Faith Week. Due to current national restrictions we were unable to have people from different faiths visit our school but we were very fortunate that they kindly offered to send us…

    Countdown to the Glasgow UN climate summit 2021: Faith voices from Birmingham

    Birmingham Council of Faiths, B5 6DR; The Bridge at Waterloo, SE1 8TY (Online). 6.30 – 7.30
    This webinar explores how grassroots communities, especially faith groups, can contribute to more ambitious climate action in the run-up to the UN Conference (COP26) in Glasgow 2021. Our speakers - Shahin Ashraf (Islamic Relief Worldwide) and Dr Malcolm Dick (Centre…

    Interfaith Dialogue: ‘Saving the Earth’

    University of Southampton, 41 University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1TL. 17.00 – 18.30
    An Interfaith Dialogue on the theme of 'Saving the Earth' with representatives from different faith groups from the University of Southampton Faith and Reflection Centre.
    Please contact a.alexander-rose@soton.ac.uk for registration and zoom details …

    Our Faith, Our Planet, Our Challenge - Caring for God’s Creation - the Manchester Climate Change Conference

    Manchester . 18.00 – 20.00
    Online interfaith environment conference on Monday evening, as part of Inter Faith Week. Sessions at the conference include Caring for God's Creation, Community Engagement in the Environment, Environmental Racism, a Cycle Workshop, How Art and Culture is helping bring Awareness…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Faith & The Environment

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    The Swindon Christian Community will be hosting a talk on Faith and The Environment.…

    COP26 Interfaith Evening of Reflection

    Online Event - Register via Eventbrite. 20.00 – 21.00
    Hope for the Future and Faith for the Climate are the hosts of this event, bringing together constituents and MPs from across the UK to mark the previous start date of COP26, and reflect on the potential of the next…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Woking Debates on Zoom - Should we all become vegan?

    Woking (online). 11.00 – 12.30
    Would it be better for our health and the health of the planet if we gave up eating and using animal products completely?

    Bridget Biddell, of Hampton Estate Farms; Monique Parker, a nutritional therapist, WWF; Environmental Manager…

    Interfaith Woodland Walk

    Blean wood, Rough common road, Canterbury CT2 9DD. 11.00 – 13.00
    An alternative to our originally planned woodland walk through Blean wood near Canterbury, with only our chair and two members of CANDIFA present to comply with COVID restrictions. Video recordings of the readings of spiritual texts from a range of…

    Plant something

    Wales (participate at home)
    Wherever you are, plant something.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part of its marking of Inter Faith Week. Individuals are…

  • Thursday 12 November

    The Role of Women of Faith in Protecting the Earth

    Online. 12.15 – 14.15
    Moderator: Ms. Ravinder Kaur Nijjar, Chair Religions for Peace UK Women of Faith Network, RfP European Women of Faith Network
    Facilitator: Ms. Rebecca Bellamy, (University of Winchester, UKWFN-RfP, ECRL-RfP)
    Speaker: Dr. Husna Ahmad, CEO of Global One 2015,Visionary…

    Sustainability: Caring for the Planet

    Preston (online). 18.30 – 20.30
    With guest speakers: Mr Ian Holland, Senior UN Advisor and Mr Les Gornall FRCB

    There will be plenty of time for questions and comments

    Speaker bios:

    Les Gornall

    Eco Church: Community & Global Engagement

    UK (online). 18.50 – 20.00
    Faiths4Change will be joined by the Bishop Beverly Mason, Bishop of Warrington, who will open our event with reflections on Community and Eco action in the current climate. Operation Noah will share their faith-motivated, science-informed, hope-inspired approach (https://operationnoah.org/) and we'll…

  • Saturday 14 November

    Faith in the Environment - Interfaith Perspectives

    Belfast. 11.00 – 13.00
    Chair - Professor John Barry QUB
    Keynote speaker - Alastair McIntosh – activist, writer and academic – will
    speak about the Climate Crisis, a faith-based understanding of the environment and
    our relationship with it.
    Most recent…

  • Sunday 15 November

    Ahimsa Peace Garden - Planting for Peace

    Ahimsa Peace Garden, Harrow Recreation Ground, Roxborough Road, Harrow HA1 1PB. 13.00 – 15.00
    Bringing together different faiths and local groups helping to create a community garden by planting flowering bulbs in the newly opened 'Ahimsa Peace Garden' in Harrow celebrating the recent birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as well as recording Video messages…

    Tread Lightly event on food and waste

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 14.00 – 15.15
    Footsteps for a Low Carbon Future will be holding a Tread Lightly event on Food and Waste issues.

    Zoom programme with participants from different faiths

    All welcome.
    Please register through www.footstepsbcf.org.uk

    Celebrating Seeds of Faith

    Finchley Central Underground Station, London. 16.00 – 18.00
    Finchley Energy Garden partners the BMFF to celebrate Mitzvah Day
    The BMFF Environment Climate Change Subgroup invite the community to come together to cultivate this exceptional site for the benefit of the travelling public and to enhance our environment.

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