Activities calendar

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

  • Monday 11 November

    Chat up a Chaplain

    University Building, City University, Spencer Street, London, EC1V 0HB.. 11.00 – Friday 15 November 14.00
    Got a question about religion, belief or faith? Never know who to ask?
    During #InterFaithWeek2019 (11-15 Nov) take the opportunity to Chat up a Chaplain and ask! No question too big, too small or too stupid. Everyone who…

    A basic Introduction to Paganism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Pagans do and believe? If so, this talk is for you. Our Pagan Chaplain, Druid Philip Main, will give a brief introduction to Paganism today, and we'll follow this with a chance for questions and open discussions.

    Christian Union: respecting other beliefs

    Bilborough College, College Way, Nottingham NG8 4DQ. 12.15 – 13.15
    Come along to participate in this discussion with the Christian Union.…

    Tell me a story…

    Waldegrave Drawing Room, St Mary's University, Twickenham, TW1 4SU. 14.00 – 16.00
    An opportunity for people of all faiths and none to come and share or hear stories of important people, places, beliefs or values.…

    Inter Faith Speedfaithing and Panel

    Universities Chaplaincy in Leeds, Emmanuel Centre, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT . 16.00 – 18.00
    The first event of Inter Faith Week at the University of Leeds!

    Any questions you've always had about different faiths? Wondering how we all respond to the same questions? Here's your opportunity to ask!

    ‘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…

    CathSoc x ABSoc Inter-faith Discussion

    Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT. 19.00 – 21.00
    Inter Faith Week 2019 will take place between 10-17 November. It is the perfect chance to learn more about other Faiths and to discuss openly about any questions that you might have regarding different faiths. Please join us for an…

    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

    Religion in the Contemporary World

    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT
    Come along to learn about religion in the contemporary world. Open to students of all faiths and none.…

    Mindfulness Meditation

    Castle Park, Broad Weir, Bristol, BS1 3XB. 6.30 – 7.30
    In celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th Birthday, we will be holding a meditation session in the early hours of the morning during sunrise. Join us for an unmissable session as we meditate outdoors during sunrise. …

    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!…

    Pop-up workshop in CSM

    Llandaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB. 11.30 – 14.00
    One of a number of activities being held by Cardiff Met Interfaith during Inter Faith Week. …

    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. …

    A basic introduction to Christianity

    Lecture Theatre A, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 12.15 – 13.15
    Ever wondered what Christians today do and believe? our Roman Catholic Chaplain, Deacon Michael, will be giving a potted history of the faith and looking at it's central beliefs. This will be followed by time for questions and open discussion.…

    Quaker Worship

    41 University Road, Faith & Reflection Centre, Southampton. 12.30 – 13.30
    A time for silent worship lead by our Quaker Faith Advisor. You can pop in at any time. Open to people of all faiths & none.

    Inter Faith Sharing Texts

    Multifaith Chaplaincy Centre, Ground Floor, The Grange, 1 Woodland Rd, Bristol BS8 1AU. 13.00 – 14.00
    Sharing Texts is an opportunity to bring and compare texts from different traditions on a certain topic. We will discuss how these texts speak to issues of daily life. The theme of this sharing text session is ‘Lending and Borrowing…

    Richard Parry in Conversation

    CSAD N Block Landing, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB. 14.00 – 15.00
    Richard Parry from Landscapes of Faith will be holding a conversation in CSAD N Block Landing.…

    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…

    Working together for the Common Good

    Leeds City Centre. 18.00 – 20.00
    LTU students will go out into Leeds City Centre and feed the homeless.
    Working together for the Common Good: Inter Faith Week is a great opportunity for people of different backgrounds to come together to help their communities and…

    Inter Faith Question Time 2019

    Cardiff University Students' Union, Park Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3QN. 19.00 – 21.00
    Our Interfaith Question Time, in Y Plas CUSU, starting at 7.00pm. We'll have refreshments (tea, coffee & cake) with an interfaith panel discussion.

    The format is a panel discussion with a representative from each of the faith…

    FaithShare: Climate Change & Faith

    Lancaster University Chaplaincy, Lancaster University, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW . 19.30 – 21.00
    Everyone, of any faith or no faith, is invited to our interfaith discussion on Tuesday, 12 November, at 7.30pm. We'll be looking at the current hot (and getting hotter) topic of climate change, and what our beliefs and faiths might…

    Seafarers Welfare: Spiritual, Pastoral & Practical Support.

    41 University Road, Southampton. 19.30 – 21.30
    A talk & discussion with Fr John Lavers, Chaplain of the Apostleship of the Sea.

    Come to the Faith and Reflection Centre to find out more about the work of those who care for seafarers - in…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Women’s Inter Faith Evening

    Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, CB3 9DF
    Join us for an evening of Inter Faith celebrations!…

    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!…

    Multifaith Appreciation Event

    Birmingham City University, The Curzon Building, Birmingham, B4 7BD. 12.00 – 15.00
    Stalls by different religions, freebies, candle lighting, tea and biscuits, faith calendar, faith displays and flyer distribution around interfaith.…

    Inter Faith Week Activities

    West Thames College, London Rd, Isleworth, TW7 4HS. 12.00 – 14.00
    West Thames College are holding a range of activities during Inter Faith Week in the Atrium, including:
    • Holy trinity church Hounslow – rap/ literature
    • SWAT – Stall of literature in the teaching of Guru Nanak…

    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 😊 …

    Visit London’s major worship centres

    City Faith Centre, Tait Building, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 0HB. 12.00 – 17.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week, join City's Chaplaincy team to visit three of London's major worship centres, an opportunity to explore the diversity of culture and religion in our global city.

    Meet outside the City…

    Faith Societies Showcase

    The Courtyard, Coventry University Students' Union. 12.00 – 15.00
    Come along to The Courtyard and grab a bite to eat and join into a whole host of different activities whilst getting to know...


    - Our faith societies

    - Coventry Universities Hate…

    Tea and Talk

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX. 12.00 – 13.00
    Inter faith co-operation: an invitation for all beliefs…

    Inter Faith Week at Brunel University London

    Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH. 13.00 – 14.30
    We will be holding scripture and poetry readings from different faiths. Each reading will be approx. 3 - 4 minutes long.
    We welcome all students and staff within the Brunel Community.…

    The Fabric of Faith: My Life Is But A Weaving

    UCL, Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. 13.00 – 14.00
    From church kneelers and banners to mosque table cloths and challah bread covers, fabrics are literally woven into the experience of faith and worship. In 2016, as part of her PhD at UCL’s The Bartlett, Katy Beinart brought together 15…

    A Basic Introduction to Sikhism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold road, Wrexham. 13.00 – 1.45
    A basic introduction to Sikhism. So much misunderstanding and fear of difference exists in our society today, and we hope to make the world a little bit of a better place by learning about Sikhism from someone who follows this…

    Faith Trail

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 13.15 – 15.45
    Join us at the Campus Centre atrium for a walk around Leicester's most historic and spiritual places of worship. …

    Catholicism for the Curious

    Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5HD. 14.00 – 15.00
    Come and learn about Catholicism and ask questions in a friendly non judgemental atmosphere…

    Interfaith Networking Event

    The University of Portsmouth Students' Union, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EF. 17.30 – 19.00
    This event is for our staff, students and Community faith leaders to be able to get to know each other and discuss what offering they have across Portsmouth. People can bring leaflets if they so wish.

    Common Humanity

    Northumbria University, Northumbria University,Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST. 18.00 – 20.30
    Newcastle Council of Faiths, Northumbria University and Initiatives of Change would like to invite you to participate in a conference on Common Humanity during national Inter Faith Week. Chaplains of Northumbria and Newcastle Universities and local faith leaders will be…

    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.…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Pop-up conversation

    OUtside K1, Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff​, CF23 6XD
    A pop-up conversation, one of a number of activities being held by Cardiff Met Interfaith as part of Inter Faith Week.…

    OpenFaith Masterclasses

    Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 10.00 – 16.00
    Take part in a diverse range of workshops throughout the day. A great opportunity to learn about various faiths, spirituality, music and wellbeing. Book a space via MyGateway.…

    Faith, Food and Music

    The Core, Swansea University, Bay Campus Fabian Way Swansea SA1 8EN Wales, UK. 11.30 – 2.30
    An informal inter faith gathering to celebrate our unity in diversity. Open to everyone. Come and spend some social time with us and learn about different faiths and traditions. Includes food tasting, music making and faith quizzes and games.…

    A Brief Introduction to Buddhism

    Lecture Theatre B, Edward Llwyd Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Mold Rd, Wrexham LL11 2AW. 13.00 – 13.45
    A brief, informal introduction to Buddhism given by our Buddhist Chaplain, followed by a chance to ask any questions you may have. So much misunderstanding and fear of difference exists in our society today, so we want to try to…

    Inter Faith Football

    The Edge, University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds LS2 9JT. 13.00 – 15.00
    Been hiding how many keepy-uppies you can do? Just want a bit of a kick around?
    Show off your skills at the interfaith five a side football tournament. Make a team before you get there, or turn up and…

    Interfaith Group joins MetLife

    Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff​, CF23 6XD. 13.15 – 15.15
    One of a number of Inter Faith Week activities organised by Cardiff Met Interfaith.…

    Interfaith Buddies

    Chaplaincy Multi-Faith Centre, Imperial College London, 10 Princes Gardens, SW7 1NA. 18.00 – 19.30
    Enjoy learning about faiths and beliefs?
    Want to make new connections with people from different faith groups?
    Interested in learning skills for leadership?

    Interfaith Buddies gives you these opportunities

    How does it…

    Faith-Jam Open Mic Night

    The Hub, 1st Floor, Coventry University, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB. 18.00 – 21.00
    It’s #InterFaithWeek at Coventry University so to take part, we are putting on a “Faith-JAM” (open mic night). All are welcome and encouraged to take part.
    Food is provided.
    Raffle tickets on sale on the day with great…

    Can we be certain about anything? Faith and Science Seminar

    Wallace Lecture Theatre, Swansea University, Singleton Campus SA2 8PP. 18.30 – 20.00
    A Faith and Science Seminar led by The Right Revd Joanna Penberthy, Bishop of St Davids.
    Title: 'Can we be certain about anything?'…

    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

    Unfolding faith

    Leeds Beckett University Headingley campus Student Hub. 11.00 – 15.00
    Students and staff of any faith or no faith at Leeds Beckett University will gather to fold origami doves and to speak of what that symbol means to them from their own tradition. …

    Walk the Labryinth

    Wilson Room, Emmanuel Centre, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT. 11.00 – 15.00
    A labyrinth is simply a place to walk and pray. There is nothing mystical about it. It gives you the freedom to walk around while focusing your mind on God - and not worry about getting lost. Unlike a maze…

    Unfolding Faith

    Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD. 11.00 – 13.00
    Students and staff of any faith or no faith at LTU will gather to fold origami doves and to speak of what that symbol means to them from their own tradition.…

    Islamic Society: Prayer and Speech with Iqbal

    Bilborough College, College Way, Nottingham NG8 4DQ. 12.30 – 13.30
    Join the Islamic Society for a prayer and hear from Iqbal. …

    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…

    Inter Faith Concert

    Leeds Universities Catholic Chaplaincy, 5 St Marks Ave, Leeds, LS2 9BN . 18.00 – 19.00
    Come to the Catholic Chaplaincy to enjoy a concert in aid of Centrepoint, a charity that aids young homeless people. There'll be a mix of music and performance, so there'll be something for everyone!
    Donation buckets will be…

    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…

    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 Parkrun

    Woodhouse Moor, Woodhouse Ln, Leeds, LS6 1SJ. 9.00 – 10.00
    Get a great start to your weekend with a friendly parkrun! Parkrun is a worldwide initiative to run, walk or jog 5k around parks. It doesn't matter if you've never put on a pair of trainers before, there's a space…

    Faith Trail

    Parkinson Steps, Parkinson Building, Leeds, LS2 9JT. 12.15 – 16.30
    Curious about different places of worship?
    Join us on our faith trail, where we'll visit Leeds Grand Mosque, Wrangthorn Church, The Quaker Meeting house, and the Catholic Chaplaincy. There'll be a tour and explanation of all the different places…

  • Sunday 17 November

    ‘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…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Seminar: Conciliation in the Qur’an and Interfaith Relations

    Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, 109 Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EH. 14.30 – 16.00
    Led by Shafi Fazaluddi (Ph.D. Candidate, SOAS, University of London)

    Despite its important social implications, conciliation in the Qurʾan remains a fragmented and under-researched field of study. This seminar will focus on Conciliation in the Meccan suras…

  • 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,

  • Wednesday 27 November

    Giving Offence/Taking Offence

    Chaplaincy Multi-Faith Centre, Chemistry Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2AZ. 14.30 – 16.30
    Using tried and tested methods of interfaith dialogue we will carefully explore together what offends us, how we might offend others, and how we respond.…

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