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.

  • Friday 5 November

    Inter Faith Tea

    King's College London, Waterloo Campus, Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH. 16.12 – 23.59
    Come along to chat about your faith or learn about other people's - or just relax and sample some tasty snacks from around the world. And, listen out for our 'Faith Disco' playlist, full of music from different faith traditions.…

  • Monday 8 November

    Art competition

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare St, Nottingham NG1 4FQ, . 0.00 – Thursday 18 November 0.00
    As part of Interfaith Week, the Chaplaincy and Faith Support team are running an art competition. Submissions can be any form of art using any medium. Including photographs, images, drawings, paintings, sculptures, poetry, text or calligraphy. Entries should depict religion…

  • Friday 12 November

    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…

    Inter Faith Friday Night Dinner

    Durham University, Durham, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    An inter faith Friday Night Dinner activity, hosted by Durham University Jewish Society.…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Interfaith Sculpture Park

    All Saints Farm, Ashford Road, Romney Marsh TN28 8TH
    Guided Tours of the Interfaith Sculpture Park on Romney Marsh. Telephone the IMOS Foundation to arrange date and time 01797 363099. Individuals and groups welcome. Takes about an hour. The sculpture park surrounds the ruined 12th century church of Hope…

    Inter Faith Week - a blog

    Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Ruth-Anne Lena, Programme Director at UCL's Centre for Holocaust Education, reflects on the conjunction/proximity of Inter Faith Week, Remembrance Sunday and Mitzvah Day and the values and vital messages at their heart.

    Get to know the faith socs

    160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR
    This week is an an incredible opportunity for everyone, regardless of faith, to celebrate and highlight the diverse and vibrant community of faiths across campus. Meet our 10 amazing faith societies for you to join, with over 350 members, diverse…

    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.…

    FB series about the Week

    Church Street, Barnsley S70 2YW. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Facebook posts about the Week, its history and activity possibilities…

    Have a Coffee On Us

    Essex, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    The Faith Centre at the University of Essex hosted a coffee and conversations event; encouraging people to sign up to chat to people of different faiths.…

    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.

    Highlighting different religions

    Leeds, UK
    As part of Inter Faith Week, Leeds Trinity Students' Union will highlight different religions and what each stands for on their social media.…

    Interfaith Choral Evensong

    St Hugh's College, St Margaret's Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE. 18.15 – 20.30
    Interfaith choral evensong service with guest speaker Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler and the St Hugh's College Chapel Choir. Tracey Rosenfeld-Schueler is a Jewish Chaplain to the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes, which is a role she has shared with her husband…

  • Monday 15 November

    Rep Your Faith

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham TW1 4SX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Come along to campus wearing/bringing along an item that celebrates your faith, identity and culture.…

    Reaching minority ethnic donors to join the Anthony Nolan register

    NE1 7RU
    At Newcastle Marrow, we know that we need more people from minority ethnic backgrounds to join the Anthony Nolan register and Inter Faith week is a brilliant chance to thank all the wonderful faith societies who have already worked with…

    A week of kindness

    3G Pitch College Road, Truro TR1 3XX
    On Inter Faith Week 2021, all week at different locations in College we are encouraging kindness and celebrating the fact that many faiths have kindness at their centre. The Team were giving out free sweets as an act of kindness,…

    Faith at The University of York

    University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Kelly Balmer, Community and Wellbeing Sabbatical Officer for the University of York Students' Union, posted infographics signposting three different aspects of faith at the University of York: places to pray on campus, partnered faith contacts in York, and the different…

    Inter Faith Book Display

    Leeds Trinity University Library, Brownberrie Ln, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Leeds Trinity University Library created a display of books about faith, which they displayed by the help desk.…

    Inter Faith Week Display

    Bluecoat Sixth Form, Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 6AB. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Bluecoat Sixth Form created a display that showcases the different faiths in the community.…

    Love in Faiths

    Sheffield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Sheffield Hallam University Chaplaincy posted a Bible quote from Evangelical Faith Adviser Anderson Moyo as a reflection of what love means in all faiths.…

    Podcast - Faith and Belief at University

    University of Kent, Giles Ln, Canterbury, CT2 7NZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    This podcast looked at the impact of faith on campus, from the perspective of two faith leaders. They spoke about what faith meant to them, and how students can get involved.…

    Morning Prayer & Meditation

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 9.00 – 10.30
    Contemplative morning prayer and meditation in the Christian tradition with Father Tim Adouin, an Anglican priest in North and East Gower.

    A meditation session by the Centre for Christian Meditation follows morning prayer and lasts until 10.30am.…

    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…

    Visit to the Grand Mosque

    Emaan Trust, Grimesthorpe Road, Sheffield, S4 8DE. 11.00 – 12.00
    A visit to the Grand Mosque to learn about the local Islamic community.…

    The importance of Interfaith dialogue to promote respect and diversity and develop a more cohesive society - a discussion

    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB. 12.00 – 13.00
    The Equality Office is hosting an event together with the Chaplaincy, to discuss the ‘importance of Interfaith Dialogue to promote respect and diversity and develop a more cohesive society’.…

    Chaplains and Chat

    University of Salford, 43 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT. 12.00 – 13.00
    Chaplains and Chat event. Inter Faith Week event series. …

    ‘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…

    Inter Faith Week at Westminster: Wreath Making Workshop

    University of Westminster, Harrow Campus, Northwick Park, Roundabout, Harrow, HA1 3TP. 15.00 – 18.00
    At our Remembrance event, we lay red and black wreaths at the base of our memorials to those from the University fallen in the two world wars.

    This workshop event provides an opportunity to make your own…

    LGBT+ Faith Gathering

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 19.00 – 20.00
    We invite all LGBT+ people of faith to this virtual gathering to share, connect, and make friends. The gathering will be confidential and a safe space for all to be their true selves. We will have an opportunity to introduce…

    Inter Faith Evening

    Y Plas, Cardiff University Students' Union, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3QN. 19.00 – 20.30
    An inter faith evening with the faith societies of Cardiff University. Will begin with refreshments, followed by a panel discussion involving members of the university's faith societies, who will speak about what being a member of a specific faith tradition…

    Ask Me Anything

    London, SE1 9SG. 19.30 – 21.00
    Jodie, Jewish Enrichment and Engagement sabbatical officer, and Zaynab, Project Manager at Standup UK, are sitting down together to ask each other any questions they have about each other's faith, practices, beliefs, and everything in between. They will also be…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Free Online Talk with Tameer and Gherado

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 11.00 – 12.30
    Join a discussion on 'Human Development from an Islamic perspective: the work of Emardev and its inter faith dimension'.…

    OpenFaith Tour

    Breathing Space, Portland Building, DeMonfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 11.00 – 11.30
    Meet in the Sharing Space for a short tour of the Prayer Rooms and Chapel with the opportunity to ask questions with our Muslim Chaplain and Christian Faith Advisor.…

    Tour of Salford University Faith Centre

    University of Salford, 43 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT. 11.30 – 12.00
    Tour of the Faith Centre for students. On both 16 and 17 November. Part of a series of activities for Inter Faith Week.…

    Community Cohesion Masterclass

    Breathing Space, Portland Building, DeMonfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 12.00 – Thursday 18 November 12.30
    Join us to learn more about OpenFaith & Welfare support at DMU, how we can challenge bias, respect difference in our daily lives and gain a better understanding of what we all have in common.

    Two masterclasses:…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Islam

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 14.00 – 17.00
    Celebrating and discovering within faith, join us and our students leading on Henna art and Hijab trying.…

    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.

    3 Takes 1 Story

    Birmingham, B32 3NT. 16.30 – 17.30
    Hear from leaders and editors in faith-based journalism talking about the opportunities and challenges on reporting about their community, for their community and within their community.…

    Film Night

    The Haven, Swansea University, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Skewen, Swansea, SA1 8EN. 18.00 – 20.00
    Come along to watch an episode of BBC’s ‘Being…’ series. In this session we look at ‘Being Hindu’ followed by a discussion with our Hindu representatives.…

    Inter Faith Week Movie Night

    Leeds Trinity Students' Union, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD. 18.00 – 21.00
    An inter faith movie night.…

    Tea and Cake

    Elvet Methodist Church, 8 Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HL. 19.00 – 20.30
    Tea and cake with the Catholic Society and Joint Anglican-Methodist Society.…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    Inter Faith Fair

    Liverpool John Moores University Students' Union, 80-98 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5UZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    An inter faith fair featuring JMSU's different faith societies, where students will have the opportunity to meet the faith society committee members and enjoy a choir performance.…

    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.…

    Pockets of Peace - Sacred Spaces

    Bournemouth, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    A mini podcast episode featuring dialogue between a Muslim and a Christian about 'sacred spaces'.…

    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…

    Cuppa and a Chat

    Sheffield Hallam University, Howard Street, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, S1 1WB. 13.00 – 15.00
    A chance to have tea/coffee and biscuits and chat with Sheffield Hallam faith advisers. All faiths and none are welcome.…

    Student Interfaith Lunch

    University of Brighton, Brighton, BN2 4AT. 13.15 – 14.15
    Different Faith societies from the University of Brighton will come together to share a meal and talk about what it means to live out one's faith as a student today.…

    Inter Faith Week Event

    Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF10 3AT. 14.00 – 15.00
    Join our BAME Wellbeing Champions – Isadora, Shivika and Jeevan - to increase awareness of the different and distinct faith communities amongst Cardiff University students, celebrating and building on the contribution which they make to the University and the wider…

    Faith in Word & Action Discussion Group

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 14.30 – 15.30
    Join the chaplains in the Chapel Kitchen for drinks and cake and to chat about celebrating unity and diversity during Inter Faith Week.…

    LUU Jewish Society activities

    Leeds University. 15.00 – 17.00
    Leeds University Union Jewish Society will be running an event in LUU Room 2 with tea, cake, speedfaithing and a talk from the Anthony Nolan charity. Please contact the society for further details leedsjewishsociety@gmail.com.…

    Kahoot! Social Quiz

    The Haven, Swansea University, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Skewen, Swansea, SA1 8EN. 16.00 – 18.00
    A faith-themed quiz via Kahoot with a social aspect at The Haven and online via Zoom.…

    Scriptural Reasoning - Ecology and Theology

    Kings College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS. 16.00 – 18.00
    Exploring the theme of 'Ecology and Theology' through sacred texts from Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions.

    Revd Dr Simon Woodman, Dr Harrie Cedar and Imam Abdul Choudhury will be looking at how their scriptures address environmental…

    Speed Faithing - Food and Friendship

    Food Village, DMU, The Gateway, LE1 9BH. 16.00 – 18.00
    A twist on speed dating; this event involves a series of quick rounds, ask questions, meet new people and talk about faith traditions and beliefs.

    Cook, Eat, Learn and Share Together with the social kitchen and create…

    Speed-faithing

    Newman University, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham B32 3NT . 17.00 – 18.00
    For #InterFaithWeek, Newman Chaplaincy and Newman Islamic Society invite Newman students and staff of all faith and no faith to join them for an hour of fast-paced conversation around #faith on Zoom. Email to book your place.…

    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…

    Activism and Intersectionality

    Oxford, UK. 18.00 – 19.00
    An online talk with journalist and campaigner Shaista Aziz, co-hosted by the Multifaith Chaplaincy with Oxford Human Rights Festival and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP).…

    The Divine Feminine in Hinduism

    The Chapel, St Chad's College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3RH. 18.00 – 19.30
    A talk on 'The Divine Feminine in Hinduism', hosted by the Hindu Society.…

    Inter Faith Week roundtable

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham B5 5JU. 18.00 – 20.00
    Join our Multi-Faith Society for a roundtable with our Faith Society leaders, who will be talking through some questions such as 'What do you love about your religion?' as an opportunity to learn, listen and talk about experiences. For BCU…

    Faith and Health

    University of Kent, Giles Ln, Canterbury, CT2 7NZ. 18.30 – 19.30
    A free discussion and dinner on 'Faith and Health' with perspectives from different faith leaders and students.…

    How COVID-19 Impacted Different Communities

    Birmingham, B32 3NT. 19.30 – 20.30
    This panel discussion will bring together representatives from different faiths and denominations to discuss how COVID-19 impacted their community. From lockdowns to social distancing to vaccines, the representatives will have an opportunity explore how these challenges affected them.…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Bowling Night

    Liverpool, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Different groups from across the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University attended a bowling night hosted by Find Your Steeple; the Anglican Chaplaincy.…

    Inter Faith Week Video

    Scunthorpe, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    University Campus North Lincolnshire posted a video of different faith representatives speaking about their involvement in the Week.…

    Visit United Synagogue Sheffield

    United Synagogue Sheffield, 127 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8UX. 11.00 – 12.00
    An opportunity to visit United Synagogue Sheffield and learn about the local Jewish community.…

    Inter Faith Exhibition

    University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL) Ashby Road Scunthorpe DN16 1BU. 11.30 – 14.30
    Inter faith exhibition, representation from Christians, Muslims Sikhs, Spiritualists, Quakers. Art display by children from Scunthorpe C of E Primary School. Free coffee and cake sale to raise money for North Lincolnshire Sanctuary group…

    Online faith quiz

    University of Salford, 43 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT. 12.00 – 12.30
    Online Faith Quiz for Inter Faith Week. Part of a series of activities for Inter Faith Week.…

    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.…

    Drop-in Session for Faith Societies

    The Martin Luther King Multi-Faith Centre, Aston University, Colehill Street, Birmingham, B4 7EQ. 14.30 – 16.30
    Come and join the Chaplains as we mark Inter Faith Week. Share about your faith and learn about the faith of others. Refreshments provided.…

    Fishbowl - The Religious Edition

    Birmingham, B32 3NT. 19.00 – 20.00
    Three friends from different religions will sit down together over Zoom to discuss everything from whether they could practice their religion in space, to holidays, and everything in between.…

    Experiences of LGBT+ People of Faith

    Stanley Theatre, Liverpool Guild of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR. 19.00 – 21.00
    Members of the LGBT+ society are sharing their experiences of being part of particular faiths, and how this has impacted their journeys with figuring out their identity, and coming out to family and their faith communities. Will also feature a…

  • Friday 19 November

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 12.00 – 12.30
    A short, 20 minute mindfulness practice led by Karen Wilson, one of our Wellbeing counsellors and regular meditator via Zoom.…

    Inter Faith in the Square - Sikhism

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 13.00
    Celebrate Guru Nanak's birthday with Langur (the giving of food). An opportunity to celebrate and to try some traditional Indian treat.s…

    Fusion Dance Class

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 15.00 – 16.00
    Take part in a dance class and discover the cultural significance of Bhangra.…

    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. …

    Faith Walk

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 18.00 – 20.00
    This is a planned guided walk around some of the places of worship near the centre of Swansea. The complete distance is approx. 2 miles (3.2 km) all along paved roads in the City. Please bring along your family and…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Visit to Westminster Cathedral

    Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB
    Visit to Westminster Cathedral with Father Brian Creak. For students of the college.…

    Langar

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, TW1 4SX. 12.30 – 14.00
    St Mary's University Student Union served langar to students, collected from Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall.…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Cooking for a Local Soup Kitchen

    London, UK
    LSE Faith Centre brought together different faith society members to cook for a local soup kitchen. This was to mark both Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day.…

  • Tuesday 23 November

    CU and ISOC session at Bilborough College

    Bilborough College, College Way, Nottingham NG8 4DQ
    Bilborough College Islamic Society and Christian Union are running a joint session in late celebration of Inter Faith Week. The session will be a casual discussion about their faiths, what it means to them, and a chance to ask questions.…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    Inter Faith Calendar

    Penryn, Cornwall, UK. 11.13 – 23.59
    The multifaith chaplaincy for Falmouth University and Exeter University in Cornwall have provided an opportunity for students and staff to contribute details about festivals, events and special days that can be added to an inter faith calendar.…

    Faith Crawl

    King's College London Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS. 12.00 – 18.00
    A tour of Central London's places of worship.…

  • Thursday 25 November

    Inter Faith Cafe

    Students' Union, University of the West England, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY. 17.30 – 19.00
    An opportunity to share food and learn about other faiths, talking freely to others about your faith or lack of faiths.…

  • Thursday 16 December

    How does your faith bring you joy?

    The University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH. 17.00 – 19.00
    How Does Your Faith Bring You Joy? Come along to celebrate the various different religious and faiths groups represented at UoL and what connects you through faith! At the Percy Gee Centre - Opportunities Centre…

  • Saturday 18 December

    Inter Faith Week Bring and Share Meal

    Michaelhouse, St Michael's Church, Trinity St, Cambridge, England CB2 1SU. 19.00 – 0.00
    Inter Faith Week bring and share meal with the Baha'i, Christian, Islamic, and Sikh Societies, Fisher Society, and the Student Christian Movement.…

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