Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2017 has now drawn to a close. Activities are still being added for reporting purposes.

  • Tuesday 7 November

    Inter Faith Group for NW Essex

    Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. CB10 1BP.. 18.30 – 20.00
    Our monthly meetings, are on the first Tuesday. The November 7th, talk/discussion, is...
    'What is... Dominican' by Jill Gunsell (Lay Dominican, Blackfriars, Cambridge. CB3 0DD)

    We will, discuss recent and forthcoming events/issues.
    This community…

  • Friday 10 November

    Devotional programme ‘Celebrating Interfaith- The Golden Rule’

    QE Hospital, Faith and Community Centre, Mindelsohn Way, B15 2TH.. 13.00 – 13.30
    This is part of the weekly 'Tranquility Zone' series (programme of readings, music, meditation) held at the QE Hospital Faith & Community Centre. …

    Sacred Pattern: Balancing the Feminine & Masculine

    Quaker Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, LA9 4BH
    Join us for a weekend exploring the Divine patterning of existence and how to integrate and balance the feminine and masculine principles within ourselves and within out interactions with all of creation. Drawing practitioners from diverse spiritual traditions, we offer…

  • Sunday 12 November

    RE Showcase

    Burnley
    As part of their Inter Faith Week celebrations, Building Bridges in Burnley are organising an RE Showcase involving schools from across Lancashire and local faith groups. This will take the form of a digital presentation. …

    Inter Faith Week Online Resource

    The Learning Institute, Victoria Beacon Place, Station Approach, Victoria, Roche, Cornwall PL26 8LG
    For Inter Faith Week Cornwall SACRE have commissioned videos of five members of the Cornwall Faith Forum. The videos consist of people of faith (who practice their faith in Cornwall) answering questions posed by each of the RE-searcher characters (See…

    Inter Faith Week display

    Northern College, Wentworth Castle. Stainborough, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3ET
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Northern College for Residential and Community Adult Education are putting on an Inter Faith Week display. …

    ‘Trees for Sacred Spaces’

    1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR. 0.00 – Sunday 19 November 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week (12 – 19 November) and National Tree Week (25 November – 3 December), The Conservation Foundation is delivering over 300 trees to 53 sites across London. Whilst not all churches have suitable spaces, those with…

    Spirituality Display

    Rainbows Children's Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough LE11 2HS. 0.00 – Sunday 19 November 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017 the Rainbows Hospice are creating a display on the theme of 'spirituality'. Children and young people at the hospice are creating bunting to showcase what spirituality means to them.…

    Unity in Diversity

    The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF. 9.00 – 16.00
    A joint event between NIFL and the Baha’i community, which has generously made its regular presence in the Forum available as an inter-faith event, with a focus on the Golden Rule. Come and find out about different faiths locally –…

  • Monday 13 November

    Faith, Forces & Food

    St Philip's Centre, 2A Stoughton Drive North, Leicester, LE5 5UB
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, thirty families from across many religious and belief communities in Leicestershire will be opening their doors to welcome members of the British Armed Forces into their homes. The project intends to support the UK military by…

    Multi-Faith Peace March

    Second Floor Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8UA
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017 the Remembering Srebrenica Community Champions will be completing a twenty-three mile inter faith peace march, spreading positive messages at places of worship between Blackburn and Manchester.…

    Religion & Belief Network Launch

    Barrow-in-Furness
    To mark Inter Faith Week, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is launching a new Religion and Belief Network for members of staff. …

    Bedford Council of Faiths Re-launch

    St Paul's Church, St Paul's Square, Bedford, MK40 1SQ. 12.45 – 13.45
    You are warmly invited, at the start of national Inter Faith Week, to celebrate with the Bedford Council of Faiths as it launches publicly its news logo, new board of trustees and its forthcoming programme of events and activities. Join…

    Faith Based Careers Workshop

    St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham,TW1 4SX. 14.00 – 15.00
    As part of their programme of Inter Faith Week activities, St Mary's University Twickenham are organising a 'Faith Based Careers Workshop' for students interested in pursuing a career in the sector. The workshop will be held in the careers office.…

    Interfaith Tashlich

    Avenham Park, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JT. 16.00 – 16.30
    Preston Faith Forum are offering the opportunity toward the start of Inter Faith Week to take part in an 'Interfaith Tashlich'. The activity is an opportunity to 'throw away' thoughts and feelings which hinder our unity. Bring some bread to…

    A Night of Comedy

    Westminster Synagogue, Rutland Gardens, SW7 1BX. 19.00 – 22.30
    Westminster Synagogue invite you to laugh the night away and celebrate its 60th Anniversary Year.
    To mark the beginning of Interfaith Week, four talented comedians of different faiths take to our stage and host an unforgettable evening. Join Omid,…

    Visit to Swansea University Mosque

    Swansea University Mosque, Singleton Park, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PG. 19.00 – 20.00
    Campus Life at Swansea University are organising a tour of Swansea University Mosque for a local Scout group as part of their Inter Faith Week programme. The event will be a great opportunity for the scouts to integrate with their…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Love For All, Hatred For None

    Central Gurdwara (Khalsa Jatha), 62 Queensdale Road, London, W11 4SG. 0.00 – 0.00
    For Inter Faith Week 2017, Ahmadi Muslim Ladies in the East Region from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women's Association in the UK are visiting a local Gurdwara, for an informative discussion on different faith traditions.…

    Visit to Manchester Cathedral

    Victoria St, Manchester, M3 1SX
    As part of a series of visits to faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystywth, Minister for Faith and Integration at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting Manchester Cathedral to discuss faith, community and…

    meeting for Clergy and Imams

    Halifax Minister, Causeway, Halifax, HX1 1QL. 10.30 – 13.30
    There will be a meeting for Clergy and Imams at the Halifax Minister, causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL. Lunch will be provided following the meeting. Keynote speaker: Robin Tuddenham (Chief Executive of Calderdale Council).…

    Inter-Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 12.30
    The symbolic planting of an oak tree by people of all faiths and none, supported by WMDC Arboricultural Officer and Wakefield Tree Warden, attended by the Mayor of Wakefield. People of all ages and abilities welcome.
    Followed by refreshments…

    Inter Faith Week Celebration

    County Hall, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XQ. 18.00 – 20.00
    Kent County Council, Kent SACRE and the Kent Equality Cohesion Council are organising an Inter Faith Week celebration to bring together representatives of different faith groups across the county. Among other things, the event will provide an opportunity to learn…

    Prayers for Peace

    Tooting Broadway Station SW17 0SU. 18.00 – 19.00
    The faith communities of Tooting will be praying for peace outside Tooting Broadway station.
    Organised by Balham and Tooting Community Association …

    Celebrate Interfaith week 2017

    Coopers Hill Youth and Community Centre, Crowthorne Road North, Off Bagshot Road, Bracknell, RG12 7QS. 19.00 – 21.15
    The evening will provide the opportunity to hear from representatives of faith communities as they give their responses to the question of the role of faith in modern Britain.

    Programme:
    7.00pm On arrival - Refreshments

    Learn to Save a Life

    Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, 67 Erskine Road, E17 6 London, United Kingdom. 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2017, the British Heart Foundation will be teaching emergency life saving skills at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Walthamstow. People of all faiths and none are welcome.…

    Child of the Divide

    Broadway Theatre, Letchworth. 19.30 – 0.00
    Child of the Divide will be shown at Broadway Theatre, Letchworth …

    Freedom to Believe

    Martineau Memorial Hall, 21 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BN. 19.30 – 0.00
    NIFL event, contact Chris for more detail.…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    City Retreat Interfaith Outdoor Activity - Leicester City Council

    The City Retreat, 70-71 Church Gate, Leicester LE1 3AL
    The City Retreat has a space at the back of the community centre. The theme for the work is “Out with the Old, In with the New” and the purpose is to clean up an area that we intend to…

    Information Session about City Sanctuary

    41 University Road, Southampton, SO17 1TL. 14.00 – 15.00
    An information session about City Sanctuary is being held as part of the University of Southampton and Solent University programme of Inter Faith Week events. …

    Newtown YMCA Big Bike Event

    YMCA Newtown Youth & Community Centre. 16.00 – 18.00
    Free Bike Activities for everyone in the community, no booking necessay:
    • Bike Dr for free bike checks and advice
    • Smoothie Bike - make your own smoothie using bike power!
    • Balance Bike Try Outs

    Open Mic: Love Thy ... Self?

    Cheshire West and Chester Council, HQ Building, Room G2, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP. 17.45 – 19.45
    West Cheshire Interfaith Forum is organising an open mic night to celebrate Inter Faith Week on the theme of 'Love Thy ... Self?'. The event will explore questions such as 'what if you started to treat yourself like you treated…

    Approaches to Unity

    Friends' Meeting House, 189 St George's Road, Preston, PR1 6NQ. 19.30 – 21.00
    A showing of the film 'Light to the World' about the Baha'i faith, followed by a panel dialogue revealing more about the beliefs of the Quaker and Baha'i faiths, with time for a question and answer session at the end.…

  • Thursday 16 November

    Faith Direct

    Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, SW18 2PU. 0.00 – 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, Wandsworth Council are hosting their annual 'Faith Direct' event at the Town Hall where schoolchildren are able to meet representatives of local faith groups to gain a better understanding of different faith traditions.…

    Visit to Ahmadiyya Mosque

    95 Ave Rd Ext, Leicester, LE2
    As part of a series of visits to faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Minister for Faith and Integration at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting the Ahmadiyya Mosque in Leicester to discuss…

    Visit to Jain Centre

    32 Oxford St, Leicester, LE1 5XU
    As part of a series of visits to faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Minister for Faith and Integration at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting the Jain Centre in Leicester to discuss…

    Visit to St Mary’s Church

    Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton, Leicester, LE2 3WG
    As part of a series of visits to faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Minister for Faith and Integration at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting St Mary's Church in Leicester to discuss…

    NATRE Teesside Meeting

    Fairfield Rd, Stockton-on-Tees, TS19 7AJ
    The NATRE group on Teesside is meeting during Inter Faith Week to disucss how RE teachers in the area can better engage with faith communities. …

    The Archbishop’s Big Conversation

    20 Western Blvd, Leicester, LE2 7BU. 12.00 – 14.00
    This event is a rare opportunity to hear the Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, talk first-hand about his faith and to answer questions from the audience. The lecture and Q & A will be introduced…

    Inter-faith Week - Welcome from the Mayor of Northampton

    Guildhall, NN1 1DE. 16.30 – 18.00
    The Mayor of Northampton will be welcoming members of the Northampton Inter Faith Forum to come to the Parlour to celebrate with him. A vegetarian buffet will be provided and it is for Cllr Eales to celebrate with NIFF who…

    Faith, Race and Culture Event - workshop and discussion

    Arcadis House, 34 York Way, London N1 9AB. 17.30 – 20.00
    As part of creating inclusive workplaces that meet local needs and enable people to be themselves at work we are holding a built environment event focusing on how we enable people to recognise, respect, value people's faiths.

    ‘speedating’ discussion

    Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE. 18.00 – 19.15
    Join LSE's faith societies for a fun, informal discussion session! Take a break from your studies to learn about and meet people of different faiths and viewpoints.

    ‘Light to the World’ Film Screening

    University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA. 19.30 – 21.30
    Join the University Multi-faith Chaplaincy for a screening of 'Light to the World' as part of Inter Faith Week. The film celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Baha'i faith and tells the story of…

  • Friday 17 November

    Red Wednesday for Faith and Freedom

    St Chad's Cathedral, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU
    St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham, we be lit up red as part of the #RedWednesday campaign on Wednesday 22 November. The cathedral will be lit from Friday 17 November, which falls during Inter Faith Week. Red Wednesday is an international campaign…

    Visit to Leicester Baha’i Community

    Leicester
    As part of a tour of faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Minister for Faith at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting the Leicester Baha'i Community to discuss faith and inter faith engagement.…

    Visit to St Woolos’ Cathedral

    103 Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 4EA
    As part of a series of visits to faith communities during Inter Faith Week, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Minister for Faith and Integration at the Department for Communities and Local Government, is visiting St Woolos' Cathedral, Newport to discuss faith…

    Inter Faith Market

    Northampton Market. 12.00 – 16.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, the Northampton Inter Faith Forum will have a stand on Northampton's Market to promote their inter faith work. Come and find us to say hello and find out about the work that we do,…

    Meditation Session

    Elizabeth Gidney Room, Liverpool Guild of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TR. 12.00 – 13.00
    Join the Liverpool Guild of Students for a simple, enjoyable, beginner level group meditation, as a great way to reflect on Inter Faith Week 2017. During the session we will explore a few different meditation techniques and cover the basics…

    Readings from The Dalai Lama’s Book Towards a True Kinship of Faiths: How the Worlds Religions can Come Together

    Fellside Centre, Low Fellside, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4NH. (Entrance on Sepulchre Lane).. 14.00 – 15.00
    Readings from The Dalai Lama’s book Towards the True Kinship of Faiths: How the World’s Religions Can Come Together.
    (London, Abacus, 2010)
    (ISBN 978-0-349-12127-7)
    https://www.dalailama.com/books


  • Saturday 18 November

    Chai and chat

    Kirkgate (Opposite the Samsung Store) Bradford. 13.00 – 15.00
    A street stall serving tea and coffee to the general public especially to those that are homeless and having conversation or simply listening to them.…

    Inter Faith Cycle Route

    Buddhist Society, Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1PH (Saturday ride). 14.00 – 15.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week 2017 and encourage cycling among residents and visitors, Westminster City Council's road safety team has joined forces with the Westminster Faith Exchange and Cycle Confident to create two leisurely cycle rides around some of the…

    Family Friendly Touch Tour - Special Event

    Oriental Musueum, Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH. 14.00 – 16.00
    Celebrate Inter Faith Week with this curator-led object handling session. Get hands on with Hindu, Islamic, Christian and Buddhist objects from the Oriental Museum's collections. …

  • Sunday 19 November

    Open Mosque Session

    Leicester Central Mosque, Conduit Street, Leicester, LE2 0JN. 10.00 – 13.00
    The Leicester Central Mosque would be delighted to welcome you to visit them. You are welcome to come alone or as a group. All children are welcome.…

    Boudica & Her Footprint in History

    34 Silver Road, Norwich, NR3 4TB. 19.00 – 0.00
    Norwich Pagan Moot presents: ‘Boudica and Her Footprint in History’ A talk by Chris Wood

  • Monday 20 November

    Inter Faith Group Launch

    146 Wandsworth High Street, SW18 4JJ
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Wandsworth Police are meeting with community partners, including faith leaders, to create an inter faith group in the borough to strengthen links and create opportunities for partnership working. …

    Film Night - The Imam and the Pastor

    123 Bournbrook Road, Selly Park, Birmingham, B29 7BY. 19.00 – 21.00
    Join us for a screening of 'The Imam and the Pastor', narrated by Rageh Omaar. The film is set in Nigeria, and documents a story of reconciliation between Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye, and the peace-making initiatives that…

    The Enigma of Forgiveness

    Douglas, IM2 4BD. 19.30 – 21.30
    The Isle of Man Interfaith Group is organising an Inter Faith Week celebration on the theme of 'The Enigma of Forgiveness'. The event will explore the theme of forgiveness, and will include a film screening of 'Beyond Forgiving'. This will…

  • Tuesday 21 November

    ‘The Bishop and the Imam’

    Merridale Primary School, Aspen Way, Wolverhampton, WV3 0UP
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, the Bishop of Wolverhampton and Rashid Raja of Al Aqsa Mosque in Wolverhampton, both supporters of church-mosque twinning projects, will be visiting primary schools.…

  • Thursday 23 November

    Free CPD Accredited Islam Awareness Course

    East London Mosque: 82-92 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JQ London Muslim Centre: 46 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1JX. 9.30 – 17.00
    People often do not have the opportunity to speak to a knowledgeable Muslim, ask the questions they want or develop a deeper understanding of the faith which one fifth of humanity adheres to. As our contribution to Inter Faith Week,…

    Witnessing Passchendaele

    The Church Office, The Chantry, Norwich, NR2 1QZ. 20.00 – 0.00
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the battle of Passchendaele, one of the most costly battles of the First World War. During this remembrance season, there will be a sculpture installed in St Peter Mancroft called…

  • Saturday 25 November

    Many Paths to Peace

    Methodist Church Hall, Green Lane, Leominster, HR6 8QJ. 10.00 – 16.30
    Herefordshire Interfaith Group are organising an event on the theme of 'Many Paths to Peace'. The event is a day of conversation, contemplation, sacred song and dance. …

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