Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2019 activity information is being added on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly!

  • Thursday 7 November

    Faiths and foods

    Wisbech Adventure Playground, Waterlees Road, Wisbech PE13 3HG. 12.36 – 23.59
    The Spinney - Wisbech Adventure Playground will be hosting an Inter Faith Week event featuring food from different faiths and cultures across the world.

    The day will be a chance for all to get together to…

  • Saturday 9 November

    Acton Muslim History Treasure Hunt

    Acton Mosque, 2-5 Oldham Terrace, Acton, London W3 6LS. 10.30 – 14.00
    A treasure hunt around Acton Muslim History sites followed by a tour and lunch at Acton Mosque. Invitations exclusively to members of the Outreach Ealing contacts

    Teams of up to 6 (people of various faiths accompanied by…

    Shabbat Lunch Club

    Western Marble Arch Synagogue, 1 Wallenberg Place, London, W1H 7TN. 12.15 – 14.00
    WMA invites you to our Shabbat Lunch Club. The Club takes place every few weeks where people from all ages, nationalities and backgrounds have Shabbat Lunch together in a warm and friendly atmosphere. This event is in the Hartog Gallery…

    Inter Faith Festival of Light

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX. 18.30 – 21.00
    A unique way to celebrate Diwali - with an Inter Faith Festival of Light.
    Find out how different cultures celebrate 'Light' and the similarities that unite us all.
    This is a FREE event and includes FREE food, FREE…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Christian Science Church Service and Open Afternoon

    Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Birmingham, 4 The Wharf, Bridge Street, Birmingham B1 2JS. 10.30 – 15.30
    Open Day with invitation to attend a one hour church service between 10.30am and 11.30am. Opportunity to look around the church after 11.30am with members and Sunday School pupils on hand to answer questions about our faith and practice.…

    Westminster Chai

    Westminster Synagogue, Kent House, Rutland Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1BX. 10.30 – 16.00
    16 speakers, 4 sessions, 1 incredible day!

    Westminster Chai embraces Inter Faith Week with a day of learning for all ages and beliefs. With sessions for adults, teens and kids, it doesn't matter if you're 1 or…

    Inter Faith Friendship Lunch

    Thornhill Parish Church, Thornhill, WF12 0JZ. 13.00 – 15.00
    Asian main course provided by Darul-Ilm Mosque team. Bring and share your favoured dessert. Refreshments - water, tea, coffee or cordial.

    Everyone welcome.…

    Inter Faith Family Fortunes

    Clifton Road Mosque, 17 Clifton Road, Balsall Heath, Birmigham, B12 8SX. 17.00 – 19.30
    Join us on Sunday 10th November 2019 for a round of Inter Faith Family Fortunes at Clifton Road Mosque.
    Schedule of Events:
    5.00 pm - Registration
    5.15 pm - Quranic Recitation
    5.20 pm - Introduction

    Inter Faith Week Choral Evensong

    St Hugh's College Chapel, St Margaret's Rd, University of Oxford, OX2 6LE. 18.15 – 20.30
    INTERFAITH EVENSONG SERVICE with guest speaker Rabbi Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler and the St Hugh's College Chapel Choir.

    Michael Rosenfeld-Schueler is the University of Oxford’s Jewish Chaplain, which is a role he has shared with his wife Tracey since…

  • Monday 11 November

    SCOTLAND Women Of Faith and Community doors open event.                                                     

    Napiershall Street Centre, 39 Napiershall Street, Glasgow, G20 6EZ, (free parking onsite). 10.30 – 12.30
    Eat Share Love
    Eat our yummy treats
    Share your happy memories from childhood
    Love playing a game or 2
    We welcome donations on the day. All funds collected will go to Mary’s Meals…

    ‘Perspectives on Christianity’

    Church Hall, Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL. 18.30 – 20.30
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Joint Anglican-Methodist Society and Catholic Society. It will include contributions by speakers from a range of differing Christian traditions…

    Multicultural cooking class

    Rawtenstall Unitarian Church, Bank Street, Rossendale BB4 7QY (entrance and car park: Ormerod Street, BB4 7QW). 19.00 – 21.00
    Learn how to make new dishes from several cultures and faith traditions, and take what you made home!…

    Inter Faith Week pasta night

    41 University Road, Highfield Campus, Southampton. 19.00 – 20.00
    Enjoy pasta with good company in the Faith and Reflection Centre. We are open from 7-8.30pm so, come when you can and stay as long as you want! Suggested £1 donation towards costs…

  • Tuesday 12 November

    Inter Faith Week: Women of Faith Coffee Morning

    The Bean Counter, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London, WC2A 3PH. 10.30 – 12.00
    Come and join the Women's Interfaith Group, the Women Leaders of Tomorrow and the Women in Politics Society for a discussion on gender and faith over coffee and pastries, as part of Inter Faith Week 2019!…

    Inter Faith Week - Food Festival Tasting Event

    Alexander House, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS99 1BD. 12.00 – 14.00
    Inter Faith Week celebrates all religions, beliefs and faiths from around the world. In every faith, there are events to celebrate or commemorate . A lot of festivities revolve around or include food.

    So as part of…

    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. …

    Blackpool Faith forum - Inter Faith quiz celebration !

    The Solaris Centre New South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1RW. 17.00 – 18.30
    Blackpool's Faith Forum are holding a inter faith quiz and fellowship event, during Inter Faith Week.
    Teams will compete for prizes and the accolade of Blackpool Interfaith Masterminds 2019 . The quiz will have various rounds testing competitors knowledge…

    Meet & Eat

    Bishop Gate, Tower St, Coventry, CV1 1AJ. 17.00 – 20.00
    Meet & Eat is your chance to learn more about Inter Faith Week and what it means with a bite or two in hand.

    The Interfaith Community are celebrating Inter Faith Week 2019 with a whole host…

    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…

    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…

    “Pathway to Salvation” Dinner and Inter Faith Discussion

    London Borough of Sutton Civic Offices, Saint Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA. 19.00 – 21.00
    Join us for a free, Women's only evening of delicious food and interesting Inter faith discussion with panel representatives from various world faiths.

    A fantastic opportunity to learn and dine together, network and socialise to promote building…

    Inter Faith Friends Dinner

    Leyton Sixth Form College, Essex Rd, Leyton, London, E10 6EQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    You are cordially invited to our Interfaith Friends Dinner.…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Tea on the Landing

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5HD. 10.30 – 12.00
    Join us for tea and a quiz on world religions!…

    Inter Faith Luncheon

    The Karamsar Centre, (Old Courthouse), IG1 1TP. 12.00 – 14.00
    This is a social event to provide the opportunity to enjoy good food and the opportunity to chat with people from other faiths and cultures in an informal and friendly setting. …

    Inter Faith Week - Cake and Coffee event

    100 South Colonnade, 6th Floor, 6.22 Ludgate, London, E14. 12.00 – 14.00
    Inter Faith Week celebrates all religions, beliefs and faiths from around the world. In every faith, there are events to celebrate or commemorate. A lot of festivities revolve around or include food.

    So as part of the…

    Inter Faith Lunch

    Banqueting Suite, Karamsar Centre (old Court House), Buckingham Road, Ilford, IG1 1TP. 12.00 – 14.00
    Redbridge Faith Forum warmly invites you to join us to celebrate Inter Faith Week by sharing an interfaith lunch.

    Please join us to enjoy good food, entertainment, a prize draw, and the opportunity to chat with…

    Inter Faith Lunch

    Foyer, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ. 12.00 – 13.00
    Come chat and eat lunch with fellow people of Faith.
    A great casual opportunity to discover more, and foster a great interfaith community. Feel free to share snacks 😊 …

    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…

    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.…

    Inter Faith Dinner

    University of Warwick Chaplaincy, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry CV4 7AL. 18.00 – 21.00
    Join Warwick SU for an Inter Faith Dinner during Inter Faith Week in the Chaplaincy.…

    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…

    Inter Faith Evening & Dinner

    Faizan-e-Islam Centre of Excellence, 757 Leabridge Road, Walthamstow, E17 9DZ. 19.00 – 21.00
    His Eminence Shaykh Rabbani cordially invites you to join him for the Interfaith Evening & Dinner.…

    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…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Inter Faith Week Mixer

    Churchill Room, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2NH. 8.30 – 9.30
    Please join us by starting your day and celebrating Inter Faith Week with a mixer hosted by the Civil Service Faith and Belief Champion Clare Moriarty.

    The event will be a great opportunity for you to meet…

    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!

    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!…

    Faith in the Workplace

    Arcadis Cornerblock, 2 Cornwall St, Birmingham B3 2DL. 17.00 – 19.00
    "Faith in the Workplace" is an open event that is aimed towards understanding balance and practicing your faith in your workplace. Discussions will be held about what an inclusive business looks like from a faith perspective. Join us for an…

    Open Mosque Day: Sunderland Inter Faith Week

    Anware Madina Mosque, St Mark’s Road, Sunderland, SR4 7EG. 17.00 – 20.00
    For this year’s Sunderland Inter Faith Week, we’ll be opening Anware Madina Mosque to the public with the aim of fostering stronger local bonds and promoting community cohesion. There will be an exhibition at the mosque accompanied by tours, talks…

    Hounslow Friends of Faith Inter Faith Week Event

    Baitul Wahid Ahmadiyya Mosque, Raleigh Way, Hanworth Park, Feltham TW13 7NX. 18.30 – 21.00
    Meeting on the topic: 'Life after Death?' with 4 brief presentations about what different religions or philosophies teach on the subject followed by discussions in small groups and then a closing plenary session. …

    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…

    Dialogue and Dinner

    Manarat Foundation, 155 New Coventry Road, Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3DX. 19.00 – 21.00
    This is an informal opportunity to explore the work of the Foundation, followed by dinner.…

    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

    Inter Faith Shabbat Dinner

    Chaplaincy, 1 Kirkby Terrace, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA. 16.00 – 20.00
    Interfaith Shabbat Dinner - by OurTable and Plymouth JSoc

    Food nourishes the soul as well as the body and connects us better than anything else can. OurTable is a community dinner project hosted by the University of…

    Bring & Share Meal Celebrating Carlisle’s Inter-Faith Community

    Greystone Community Centre, Close Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HA. 18.00 – 20.00
    A harvest festival featuring your favourite local and global dishes.

    Please bring something delicious to eat, ideally using locally sourced produce. Please avoid any pork products.…

    Diversity Night

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 18.00 – 20.30
    A night of cultural fusion filled with a variety of performances and food from around the globe! Find out more and book your place via MyGateway.…

    Inter Faith Friday Night Dinner

    St Thomas' Church, Lowther Street, YO31 7ND. 19.00 – 23.00
    As part of Inter Faith week, York St John JSoc will be hosting a Friday Night Dinner to bring the community together and share in one love that unites us all - food! Please come along, you are more than…

    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

    Inter Faith Spiritual Day

    Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ. 10.30 – 16.30
    Come and join us for a day of spiritual contemplation, conversation, song and dance, organised by Herefordshire Interfaith Group at Green Lane Methodist Church, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8QJ

    Together we will share spiritual community and seek to…

    Inter Faith Service of York Liberal Jewish Community

    Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York, YO1 9RL. 11.00 – 12.15
    Interfaith Service of York Liberal Jewish Community at Friends Meeting House followed by a bring & share lunch (vegetarian & permitted fish). …

    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. …

    Inter Faith Community Lunch

    St Michael's Church, St Michael's Road (off Soho Hill), Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB. 12.00 – 15.00
    All are welcome to join us for a Community Lunch.
    Building good relationships and working partnerships between people of different faiths and beliefs is part of our work at St Michael's Church, Handsworth.…

    Our Build Bridges

    Industry Mosque, 13 Industry Rd, Sheffield, S9 5FP. 13.00 – 15.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Islamic Society of Britain will be holding 'Our Build Bridges', with the aims of encouraging dialogue, building bridges and increasing kindness and respect.

    The event will include a speech, an exhibition,…

    Inter-Cultural Afternoon Tea

    Batley Library, 14 Market Place, Batley, WF17 5DA. 16.00 – 17.00
    You are cordially invited to the Friends of Batley Library Inter-Cultural Afternoon Tea.

    Bring an item, taste a savoury and share a smile. …

  • Sunday 17 November

    Light For Leeds 2019

    Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds, LS5 3EH. 12.00 – 16.00
    A gathering of different faiths and beliefs , celebrating what we all have in common. Includes food, music , meditation and prayer, and more. All welcome. Last entry is 3.30pm and the day culminates in a walk to the Chapter…

    Vision of Hope: Enfield’s Inter Faith Event 2019

    Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, London EN1 3XA. 13.00 – 17.00
    Enfield proudly present their ‘Vision of Hope’ on Sunday 17th November 2019
    1pm – 5pm at Enfield Civic Centre, Silver Street, EN1 3XA

    To celebrate Inter Faith Week 2019, Enfield will be holding an event with…

    Mitzvah Day Inter Faith Cooking at JW3

    JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET. 13.00 – 15.00
    We would love for you to join us at Mitzvah Day's Interfaith Cooking event which is taking place on Sunday November 17th (Mitzvah Day itself) from 1pm - 3pm at JW3.

    We are bringing together a lovely…

    ‘Introduction to Dharmic Civilisations’

    Oriental Museum, Durham University, Elvet Hill Road, Durham, DH1 3TH. 14.00 – 16.00
    This student-led event is organised by the Durham University Interfaith Student Network with Durham University Chaplaincy Network and hosted by the Hindu Society. It will include contributions by speakers, tour of the Oriental Museum's Dharmic Faiths collections, food and informal…

  • Monday 18 November

    Pasta Night

    41 University Road, Faith & Reflection Centre, Southampton. 19.00 – 20.00
    All welcome to this evening to help celebrate Interfaith Week. Please come whether you have a faith or not! Enjoy pasta with good company in the Faith and Reflection Centre. We are open from 7-8.30pm so, come when you can…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Leicester Council of Faiths: Interfaith Food Festival

    MKA Dashwood Venue, Dashwood Road, Leicester, LE2 1PH. 18.30 – 19.30
    Leicester Council of Faiths extends an invitation to its popular annual Interfaith Food Festival. Contributions welcome. Only vegan and vegetarian food served. …

    Symbolic Foods – Show & Share

    Shirley House Interfaith Centre, 31 Psalter Lane, S11 8YL. 19.30 – 21.00
    Certain foods form part of worship, or represent particular events in faith traditions. Come and tell us about yours and learn about others'. Share them if appropriate. Can we separate symbolic foods from merely cultural traditions?…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Sheffield Interfaith Food & Friendship Dinner

    Shirley House, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield S11 8YL. 18.00 – 20.00
    Join us to celebrate Inter Faith Week with a multi-cultural, mainly vegetarian, bring and share dinner. We don’t guarantee no mention of the General Election, but at least you may hear some different opinions through meeting people from different faith…

  • Monday 25 November

    Festival of Faiths

    Chancellor's Mall, Deane Road Bolton, BL3 5AB, United Kingdom. 11.00 – 14.00
    The University of Bolton Chaplaincy and Bolton SU present 'Festival of Faiths'. Learn about the different faiths and their festivals with food, music and dancing!
    Including:
    Bollywood Dancing,
    Sari Workshop,
    Stalls,
    Henna Painting,

  • Tuesday 26 November

    Feast of Faiths

    John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA. 18.00 – 20.30
    Learning about the different faiths in our town takes place through a fun activity and this is followed by a sit down meal (savory and sweet, hot and cold food - no need to eat before you come!). It is…

  • Wednesday 27 November

    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…

  • Thursday 28 November

    Cooking with the Community

    Chatham Memorial Synagogue, 366 High St, Rochester, ME1 1DJ
    Would you like to try your hand at cooking Jewish food? Are you interested in the rules of Kashrut? Are you curious as to the similarities and differences between Judaism and other world religions? If so, come along to our…

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