Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2023. Some activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Monday 6 November

    Faith in the workplace Inter Faith Week webinar

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham West Midlands B15 2GW. 12.30 – 13.30
    Staff network inaugural webinar event for staff to listen to some colleagues' experiences of being people of faith in the workplace.…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Hands of Friendship

    The Dougie Mac Hospice, I Grace Road, Trentham, ST4 8FN.
    During Inter Faith Week we are thinking about those that are important in our lives. We will be decorating hands, with all those who are special to us, writing or drawing in the palm, something that brings us hope.
    We are also learning makaton signs for the song "put a little love in your heart", that singing hands have recorded on you tube. The Dougie Mac Hospice have invited local Schools, Spiritual, Religious and Pastoral communities to join in with us.
    We will be creating a Hands of Friendship display in the Children's building at the Dougie Mac Hospice.
    The Young adult Unit have a programme of events for the week that includes makaton, tasting different foods, planting bulbs, quizzes, music and personal reflections.…

    Inter Faith Week social media post

    Newham Talking Therapies marked the Week by sharing a post about their commitment to peace, unity and inclusivity.

    Inter Faith Week social media post

    Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation trust used the Week as an opportunity to share a post about the important role that their chaplaincy team plays in supporting the spiritual needs of patients and staff.

    Inter Faith Week social media post

    Chestnut Tree House Hospice marked the Week by sharing a post which opened up conversations around the spiritual, religious and cultural needs of local children and young people living with life-limiting illnesses.

    Inter Faith Week Display

    Kings Dr, Eastbourne BN21 2UD
    The Health Science Library in Eastbourne District General Hospital is exhibiting an Inter Faith Week during the Week.…

    Inter Faith Week Display

    The Ridge, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 7RD
    The Health Science Library in Conquest Hospital is exhibiting an Inter Faith Week display during the Week.…

    Oldham Community Services Inter Faith Week

    Butler Green House, Wallis Street, Chadderton, OL9 8NG
    Oldham Community Services will be marking Inter Faith Week on social media. Butler Green care home will also be encouraging use of the multifaith room.…

    Kent and Medway Partnership Trust Inter Faith Week Planting Session

    Priority House, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ
    Staff and service users at KMPT are welcome to come together to plant bulbs in honour of loved ones at Priority House.…

    Chapel Tours

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 9LT. 10.00 – Sunday 19 November 20.00
    Chapel Tours for individuals and groups to see the artwork, paintings, and sculptures and learn about our beliefs and work in the community.

    Tours are free of charge and no donations are required, simply phone 07812274204 to schedule a convenient tour for your group - or join an existing scheduled tour.

  • Monday 13 November

    Decorate a Hospice

    St Augustine's Gardens, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8NS
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week 2023, our Spiritual Care team are looking to create a Tree of Love in the reception area of each hospice and they would love you to get involved and share what spirituality means to you. All you have to do is fill out a form writing what spirituality means to you. We will then transform your answer into a paper leaf and decorate our trees with beautiful messages.…

    Inter Faith Week Table Display

    Court Rd, Broomfield, Chelmsford CM1 7ET
    Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust Chaplaincy Team is displaying its inter faith table in the Atrium at Broomfield Hospital. The table will have a range of information about different faiths and beliefs. …

    Diwali Stand

    Poplar Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE
    Stockport NHS Trust is exhibiting a display for staff to learn about Diwali.…

    Faith and belief trail

    Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital is hosting a faith and belief trail in its chapel at Denmark Hill. The trail consists of posters and descriptions of the faith and belief traditions of King's College Hospital staff.…

    Social Media Message - St Luke’s Hospice

    St Luke's Hospice Sheffield shared an Instagram post to raise awareness of its Spiritual Care team. …

    Inter Faith Week stall

    Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. 10.00 – 14.00
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital are holding Inter Faith Week Stalls across its different locations. These can be found at the GJW at Denmark Hill, the Canteen at PRUH and the Wellbeing Hub in Orpington. Email for more information.…

    Hands of Peace

    Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHSFT, Fountain Street, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 9RW. 12.00 – 12.45
    Hands of Peace Event to share a message of peace
    As part of National Inter Faith Week, the Chaplaincy will be holding a Hands of Peace event at 12pm on Monday 13 November at the entrance to Hartshead South.
    The short event is a chance for people of all faiths, or those with none, to come together and share in messages of peace.
    Messages of peace will be welcome from all staff and visitors.…

    Talk on Hinduism (Ipswich Hospital)

    Heath Rd, Ipswich IP4 5PD. 13.30 – 15.00
    ESNEFT chaplains host a talk at Ipswich Hospital Chapel on Hinduism, Diwali and the needs of Hindu Patients.…

    Talk on Hinduism (Colchester)

    Colchester Hospital, Turner Rd, Colchester CO4 5JL. 15.00 – 16.30
    ESNEFT chaplains host a talk at the Iceni Centre in Colchester on Hinduism, Diwali and the needs of Hindu Patients.…

    Listening Event

    Gurdwara Guru Ravidass Sabha, Guru Ravidass Lane, Bedford MK50 1ED. 19.30 – 21.00
    An exploration into the health needs of the local community with faith and community leaders and members of faith communities and community groups. Hosted by Bedford Council of Faiths and facilitated by BLMK Care Board. Free to attend but please register if you can. Contact for link.

    Nominated attendees will pull together responses and start the ball rolling with feedback on the Denny Report

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Wellbeing event

    Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, NG10 4HD. 10.00 – 14.00
    Derbyshire Carers Association warmly welcome all carers to a free event to raise awareness of mental health, in recognition of Men’s Mental Health Month and Inter Faith Week. There will be guided meditation, aromatherapy, mix and blend sessions, treatments, refreshments, blood pressure tests and goody bags. There will also be 4 - 5 mental health and physical wellbeing stall holders.…

    Faith at the End of Life

    The Dining Room, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX. 13.00 – 17.00
    Learning event for health care professionals and the local community
    Considering the importance of faith at the end of life and bereavement
    Insight from six faith leaders and each other while thinking about the barriers to providing effective spiritual care …

  • Wednesday 15 November

    King’s College Faith Spaces Open Day

    Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital are holding a Faith Spaces open day across its different locations at Denmark Hill, PRUH and in Orpington. …

    Countess of Brecknock Hospice Inter Faith Week Coffee Morning

    The Countess Of Brecknock Hospice, Charlton Road, Andover, SP10 3LB. 10.00 – 12.00
    Faith leaders and staff are invited to an inter faith coffee morning.…

    Tea with the Vicar

    SS4 1RB. 14.00 – 15.00
    Informal afternoon tea with the Vicar - Rev Helen. We will discuss student's beliefs and views, using artefacts we have in school to talk about different faiths.…

    Essex Faith Covenant Annual Gathering

    Farleigh Hospice, North Court Road, Chelmsford CM1 7FH. 19.00 – 21.00
    The event will be hosted by Farleigh Hospice, one of the Covenant’s signatories, to learn more about its work with faith-based organisations. In addition information will be shared focusing on the wider activity of the Covenant. There will also be an opportunity to network with other faith-based and public service organisations from across Essex.
    Light refreshments will be available.
    The Essex Faith Covenant is a joint commitment to a shared set of principles that guide engagement between faith communities and public services. It aims to promote open, practical working and strengthen community cohesion.

  • Thursday 16 November

    Diwali artwork session

    56 London Road, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JA
    Pilgrims Hospices Wellbeing teams are marking Inter Faith Week by making Diwali celebrations part of their Time to Create sessions. Attendees will create artwork and paintings associated with the festival.…

    Inter Faith Week Talk (Wakefield Hospice)

    Teall Street. 3 Teall Street, Wakefield, WF1 1PR
    Wakefield Hospice will welcome Kaushar Tai, a specialist in Islamic Cultural Awareness and Competency Training, to lead a session at its latest all-staff meeting.…

    Social Media Message

    The Social Prescribing Academy shared an Instagram post about a recent webinar it held entitled 'A multi faith exploration into social prescribing' which heard from different faith groups on how they had implemented social prescribing into their communities.…

    Wakefield Hospice Faith Leader Meeting

    Wakefield Hospice, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4TS
    Wakefield Hospice will host faith leaders and a diverse range of representatives from across local hospices and care providers to discuss the experience of death and dying in different faiths and cultures.…

    Jersey Hopsice Care - About Me

    Jersey Hospice Care, Mont Cochon, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3JB
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2023, Jersey Hospice Care will host members of the island’s faith groups to mark the Week and take part in ‘About Me’ – a newly created spiritual care assessment.…

    Inter Faith Week webinar

    Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. 11.00 – 12.30
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital are holding an Inter Faith Week webinar. Please scan the QR code at to join on the day.…

  • Friday 17 November

    Wakefield Hospice Friday Feast

    Wakefield Hospice, Aberford Road, Wakefield, WF1 4TS
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, Wakefield Hospice will be holding a Friday Feast to share food, enjoy conversations and explore the meaning of Diwali.…

    Social Media Post

    Weldmar Hospice posted a video on their Instagram about its 'Quiet Room', a room for patients to spend time in peace, contemplation or prayer.…

    Marking the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

    Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. 10.00 – 13.30
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital are holding an event to mark the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The event is in person at Denmark Hill boardroom, but people can also join online by scanning the QR code at…

    Buddhism and Health

    St Luke's Chapel, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. 12.30 – 14.30
    The Chaplaincy Team at King's College Hospital are holding a discussion on Buddhism and Health. …

  • Sunday 19 November

    South East Asian Cultural Event and an Exhibition of all faiths

    Zoroastrian Centre, 440 Alexandra Ave, Rayners Lane, Harrow, HA2 9TL. 13.00 – 18.00
    South East Asian Cultural Event with Exhibition of all faiths and Health and Wellbeing, Entertainment and Cultural Programme.
    Food and drink.…

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