Activities calendar

Activity information for Inter Faith Week 2018 is being added on a rolling basis. Check back regularly to see the most recent additions!

  • Saturday 3 November

    Family Festival & Inter Faith Peace Blessing

    Christ Church, Selly Park, Community Hall, 953 Pershore Road, Birmingham, B29 7PS . 13.30 – 17.00
    Short talks on the value of family. Cultural programme. Peace Blessing Awards. …

  • Tuesday 6 November

    Lessons from Interfaith Week

    Rosslyn Hill Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Pl, Hampstead, London NW3 1NG. 22.58 – 23.59
    Morning service. To mark Interfaith Week this year, we’ll explore the connections and differences between faiths. With Rev Kate Dean…

  • Saturday 10 November

    Kristallnacht Memorial

    Brighton Progressive Synagogue, 6 Lansdowne Rd, Hove BN3 1FF. 10.00 – 16.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, there will be a Kristallnacht Memorial at Brighton Progressive Synagogue, including Shabbat service, lunch, testimony from a survivor and screening of the film 'Denial'. …

    Scout & Guide Remembrance Commemoration

    Scout War Memorial, Cannon Hill Park, (Next To) Nature Centre, Pershore Road, B5 7RL . 10.30 – 11.45
    The event commemorates people of all races and faiths who have lost their lives or suffered injuries in 2 world wars and the many conflicts since. It includes readings, the Last Post and the Laying of Wreaths. Booking not necessary.…

    Holy Day for the Birth of Baha’u'llah - Baha’is of Milton Keynes

    The Redway School, Farmborough, Netherfield, Milton Keynes, MK6 4HG. 14.00 – 17.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, this event is the celebration of the Baha'i Holy Day for the Birth of Baha'u'llah, which is being organised by the Baha'is of Milton Keynes. …

    Multi-Faith Service of Thanksgiving

    St Peter’s Church, De Pary’s Avenue, Bedford, MK40 2TX . 14.30 – 0.00
    Held at St Peter’s Church in association with Royal British Legion, Bedford Council of Faiths and The Parish Church of St Peter De Merton with St Cuthbert.

  • Sunday 11 November

    Annual Service of Remembrance - Liverpool City Council

    Liverpool Cenotaph, St George's Hall, Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1RJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Annual Service of Remembrance to be held at the Cenotaph, St George's Hall, Liverpool. A multi faith public service to be attended officially by representatives of our local communities including: Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu and Buddhist. The Service…

    Battle’s Over: Commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI - Manchester Cathedral

    Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, M3 1SX
    Manchester Cathedral is proud to be part of Battle’s Over - commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI. A nationwide Day of Commemorative Events marking the Centenary of the end of the First World War and paying tribute to…

    Centenary of Armistice Day

    3 Effingham Square, Rotherham, S65 1AP. 9.00 – 11.15
    Cllr Buckley will lead the Remembrance parade on Sunday, November 11. The parade will meet at Effingham Square at 9am, before the service gets underway at 9.45am at Rotherham Minster.

    Following the service, the parade will leave…

    Interfaith Remembrance Service

    St Pancras Church, Euston Rd, Bloomsbury, London NW1 2BA. 10.00 – 12.00
    The Interfaith Remembrance Service will be on Sunday 11 November at 10am at St Pancras Church, Euston Road, followed by procession to the Euston Station War Memorial. People from all faiths and none are welcome to attend.…

    Annual Faith-Inclusive Remembrance Day

    13 Magdalen St, Oxford, OX1 3AE. 11.00 – 14.00
    Oxford Council of Faiths is holding its annual faith-inclusive Remembrance Day service on Sunday 11 November at the Martyr’s Memorial in St Giles, Oxford at 11am. …

    Samhain Open Ritual - A Gathering of Tribes

    Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham, NG7 6AQ. 15.45 – 17.00
    We are inviting all the Pagan/Spiritual/Religious groups in Nottingham and the surrounding area, including Derby, to come together to celebrate the start of national Inter Faith Week with an Open Samhain Ritual in honour of our ancestors on Remembrance Sunday.…

  • Monday 12 November

    Peace Vigil

    Market Square, Biggleswade, SG18 8AQ. 18.00 – 21.00
    A Peace Vigil is being organised by Churches Together in Biggleswade. We are inviting people of all faiths and no faith to attend, lighting a candle and spending some time praying, thinking or meditating about peace.…

    Texts Together : Prayer

    St Philip’s Centre, 2a Stoughton Drive North, Leicester, LE5 5UB. 19.00 – 20.30
    Reviewing texts and praying together as a community. …

  • Tuesday 13 November

    Inter Faith Peace Service

    Abbey Grange C of E Academy, Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA
    To mark Inter Faith Week, students from Abbey Grange are part of Concord Interfaith Peace service.…

    Dignity and Worth - Celebrating in Worship LGBTQI+

    Central Methodist Mission, 22 Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 3DA . 10.00 – 16.00
    Dignity and Worth event on rejoicing that God has created LGBTQI+ people as part of the rich tapestry of life and seeks to celebrate in worship as part of Inter Faith Week. …

    The Core, Bay Campus, Swansea University

    Campuslifesu, Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 12.00 – 15.00
    Please see below the programme for the day:

    12 noon – 1pm: Inter Faith Music. Do you play an instrument as part of a faith group? Would you like to join in an interfaith jamming session? Come…

    Diwali Event - Leicester Cathedral

    Leicester Cathedral, 2 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5FQ. 19.00 – 21.00
    Diwali Event at Leicester Cathedral: An introductory session on Diwali from three faith perspectives (Hindu, Sikh and Jain).

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Remembrance Service with Special Guests - London’s Multi-Faith Staff Network

    St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AA. 12.15 – 13.30
    The City of London Corporation’s Multi-Faith Staff Network is organising an event for Inter Faith Week, 'Remembrance Service with Special Guests'.

    The Multi-Faith Staff Network will be running a Remembrance Service at St Lawrence Jewry. The Service…

    Taliesin Centre Activities, Singleton Campus at Swansea University

    Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PZ. 13.00 – 16.00
    1.00pm onwards – there will be refreshments and opportunities to chat informally to people of different faiths. Come and say hello.

    1.30pm – 2.30pm: Inter Faith Music. Do you play an instrument as part of a faith…

    Wells Cathedral Open Door Event

    Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE. 16.30 – 18.30
    Wells Cathedral is the largest religious building in Somerset, and receives about 250,000 visitors of various faiths and beliefs each year. To mark Inter Faith Week, people of all faiths and none are invited to visit the Cathedral and to…

    Hindu Prayer Session

    Contemplation Room, York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 18.00 – 19.00
    York Hindu group invite you to a special prayer session for Inter Faith Week in the Contemplation Room at York St John University. …

    Unity in Worship

    The Pilgrim Centre, Regent Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PX. 19.00 – 21.30
    Celebrating the diversity and commonalities of worship practices in Swindon, sharing faith worship practices and coming together in joint worship.…

  • Thursday 15 November

    Prayer Meeting

    Hampshire Constabulary Support and Training Headquarters Netley, Hamble Lane, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4TS. 10.00 – 11.00
    A prayer meeting hosted by the Christian Police Association.…

    From Battles to Brotherhood: Commemorating Peace One Hundred Years On

    Solihull Methodist Church, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 1LG.. 18.30 – 20.30
    Solihull’s different faith communities contribute to an evening of words, music and dance to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War One and recognise the quest for mankind to live together in peace. The event, with finger food,…

    Scriptural Reasoning on the theme of peace

    Large Conference Room, Church House, Ogleforth, YO1 7JN
    On behalf of York Minster, the Revd Canon Dr Chris Collingwood invites you to this event where members of various faith traditions will share what their scriptures say about peace as this is during the week of the centenary commemoration…

    Perspectives on Christianity

    Grey College Chapel, Fountains Hall, Grey College, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LG. 19.30 – 21.30

    Inter Faith Meeting at St Paul’s Church Walsall

    The Parish Office, Darwall Street, Walsall, WS1 1DA. 19.30 – 21.30
    As part of Inter Faith Week, St Paul's Church in Walsall are holding an inter faith meeting at 7:30pm. They will be exploring what inter faith work is, why we do it, and answering questions.

  • Friday 16 November

    Live stream Islamic prayer service - University of Leeds

    University of Leeds, Leeds
    Live streaming of Islamic prayers - an opportunity for people of other faiths and beliefs to observe and learn about Islam.…

    Interfaith Week

    Greater Yarmouth Inter Faith and Belief Network
    A service of readings from the religious writings of different faith groups from the Borough of Gt Yarmouth, celebrating unity and cooperation.…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week & Remembrance Sunday - Leeds GB Group

    Woodsley Road, Hyde Park, Leeds, LS6 1SB
    Girls' Brigade Leeds Group hosted a truly 'joined up' Act of Remembrance. Displays of cascading poppies provided the background to a service attended by regular members of the Methodist Congregation, the local Boys' Brigade and Girls' Brigade groups, the congregation…

    Friday Prayer Observation

    Hayes Muslim Centre, 3 Pump Lane London, UB3 3NB . 11.30 – 14.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Hayes Muslim Centre is inviting people of all faiths or none to observe Friday Prayer.…

    Open invitation to Islamic prayer

    University of Brighton, Watts building, Lewes Road, Brighton BN2 4GJ. 13.00 – 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the University of Brighton Chaplaincy invites people from all faiths and none to Islamic prayer at 1.10pm at Watts 405. …

    Inter Faith Service

    Christ Church, King Street, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2HL. 14.00 – 16.00
    A Service of religious readings and music involving the various faith groups.

    Honouring the Contribution of India and The Commonwealth During World War One

    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, 105-119 Brentfield Road, Neasden, NW10 8LD. 18.30 – 19.45
    One hundred years ago, peace was declared in Europe marking the end of the First World War. The entire world had been engaged in four years of terrible conflict and an entire generation had been affected.

    Many…

    Explained Jewish Shabbat Celebration - Goodenough College

    Churchill Room London House, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB . 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, an event titled 'Explained Jewish Shabbat Celebration' by Goodenough College at the Churchill Room London House. …

  • Saturday 17 November

    Remembrance & Shabbat Ceremony - Wimbledon Synagogue

    The Wimbledon Synagogue, One Queensmere Road, London, SW19 5QD. 0.00 – 0.00
    A Remembrance & Shabbat ceremony in Wimbledon Synagogue - “Shabbat Shalom” - expected to have so many wonderful spiritual connections with other faiths and none.

    It will be a moving occasion where we remember the fallen and…

    Shabbat Morning Service - Bedfordshire Progressive Synagogue

    Bedfordshire Progressive Synagogue (Rodef Shalom), Bedford, MK40 1AB. 10.30 – 12.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, Bedfordshire Progressive Synagogue is running a Shabbat Morning Service in Bedford. …

    Inter Faith Shabbat Morning Service

    Quaker Meeting House, Friargate, York, YO1 9RL . 11.00 – 13.00
    This annual event gives members of other faith communities and none the opportunity to experience a traditional Liberal Jewish service. Their student Rabbi, Gabriel Webber, will explain the rituals, values and beliefs that underpin Jewish worship. …

    Veterans Tea Party

    New Testament Church of God, 11-13 Oughton Road, Birmingham, B12 0DF. 14.00 – 17.00
    Our Multi-Faith Community Ambassadors will be holding our 2nd Veterans Tea Party. An exciting afternoon for young people and veterans to share stories, ask questions and engage with those who fought for our freedom. Remembering those who served as Uniformed…

  • Sunday 18 November

    Songs of Praise during Inter Faith Week - St. James New Bradwell

    St James, New Bradwell, Church Street, New Bradwell, MK13 0DA. 0.00 – 0.00
    The service will consist of well-known Christian hymns introduced by the Rev Paul Smith and then sung by the congregation. The hymns will be interspersed by representatives of different local faith communities offering their interpretation of Psalm 16 (Preserve me,…

    St. Thomas Batley Church Service

    Grosvenor Road, Batley, WF17 0LX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Sheikh Irfan Soni was invited to speak during the service at St. Thomas Batley Church at the end of Inter Faith Week. …

    How Do We Make Inter Faith Meaningful? - Plymouth Unitarians

    Plymouth Unitarian Church, Notte Street, Plymouth, PL1 2HG. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of National Inter Faith Week 2018, Plymouth Unitarians will be running a service on 'How Do We Make Inter Faith Meaningful?'.…

    Songs of Praise for Inter Faith Week

    St James Ecumenical Church, Church Street, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes MK13 0DA. 10.00 – 11.00
    Christian hymn singing with brief explanations of the hymns. This is interspersed with reflections on Psalm 16 from inter faith friends around Milton Keynes. Representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and other religions are participating.…

    Corrymeela Worship in Exeter - Ecumenical Christian Service

    Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix's Field (off Paris Street), Exeter, EX1 1QA. 10.30 – 12.00
    A Christian based service of worship on November 18 in Exeter. The keynote speaker and preacher is Pádraig Ó Tuama. Pádraig Ó Tuama is a poet, theologian, mediator and peace activist/educator who since 2014, he has been the leader of…

    Inter-Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel

    Godalming Unitarian Chapel, Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3JB. 11.00 – 12.00
    An Inter Faith Worship Service at Godalming Unitarian Chapel for Inter Faith Week, inspired by the inter faith classic, 'One River, Many Wells' by Matthew Fox.
    It will be a multi-faith themed service, led by Inter Faith Minister, Re…

    ‘Our Responsibility to our Planet: An Inter Faith Perspective’ - York

    Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel, St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.30
    Inter Faith Service with the theme of ‘Our Responsibility to our planet: An inter faith perspective'.
    All welcome to attend and there will be contributions from various faith groups included in the service. …

    Unity in Diversity. A Service for National Interfaith Week

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Market Place, Kendal, LA9 4TN, Cumbria. 11.00 – 12.00
    Unitarian Chapel Inter Faith Service. Led by Revd Amanda Reynolds…

    Underbank Chapel, Stannington - Inter Faith Week Even

    Underbank Unitarian Chapel, Stannington Road / Stopes Road, S6 6AP. 11.00 – 0.00
    We are marking Inter Faith Week at Underbank Unitarian Chapel, Stannington. Unitarians routinely draw inspiration from the literature of many world faiths and philosophies, and on Interfaith Sunday, we have Penny Kaye from the Sheffield Reform Jewish denomination, to give…

    Talk, Prayers and Readings

    Underbank Unitarian Chapel, Stannington, Sheffield, S6 6AP . 11.00 – 12.30
    Penny Kaye of the Sheffield Reform Jewish congregation will give a Talk, prayers and readings as part of the Sunday morning worship at the Unitarian Chapel in Sheffield.

    Inter Faith Week Discussion Badge-Making Food

    St. Peter's Church, Liverpool Grove Off Walworth Road, SE17 2HH . 12.00 – 14.30
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, a Muslim-Christian gathering event at St Peter's Church in Liverpool: Inter Faith Week Discussion Badge-Making and Food. …

    Celebration of UK Inter Faith Week

    Hull Unitarian Church, Park Street, Hull, HU2 8TA. 13.30 – 15.30
    Celebrating UK Inter Faith Week at the Hull Unitarian Church. Speakers from various faith communities and civic representatives, including Joan Cook, President of UK Unitarians General Assembly.

    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum - Bridges not Barriers

    St Nicolas Church, Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AW. 16.00 – 19.00
    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum will be holding their annual Interfaith Service, ‘Bridges not Borders’, to mark Inter Faith Week.
    Representatives of local Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh & Baha’i communities will be sharing their Faith teachings and…

    ‘Inter Faith Devotional’

    53 Viceroy Close, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7US. 18.00 – 19.00
    The devotional programme will include readings and prayers, including from the Baha’i Faith on the theme of peace and unity, interspersed with music.…

    Reflections on Inter Faith Week

    Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Pl, Hampstead, London NW3 1NG. 19.00 – 21.30
    Evening gathering.…

  • Monday 19 November

    National Sikh Prayer Day Ardas - North Middlesex Hospital

    North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, Sterling Way, London, N18 1QX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Members of National Sikh Prayer Day led in Ardas and knitted and donated orange hats for the Maternity Unit at North Middlesex Hospital. …

  • Tuesday 20 November

    Celebrating 10 Years of Mitzvahs - Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue

    Croxdale Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 4QF. 0.00 – 0.00
    Celebrating 10 Years of Mitzvahs at Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue. Also making an impact by donating blood to the NHS. …

  • Wednesday 21 November

    My Favourite Story from Our Scriptures ‘Show and Tell’ Evening

    Shirley House Interfaith Centre, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8YL. 19.30 – 21.30
    An opportunity to ‘Show and Tell’ favourite stories from our scriptures at the Shirley House Interfaith Centre as part of Inter Faith Week.…

  • Sunday 25 November

    Interfaith Service

    Venue: St Peter's RC church, Portland Road, Hove BN3 5GD (on bus routes 2, 46 and 49). 15.00 – 17.00
    The Annual Interfaith Service for the city of Brighton & Hove, organised by the Brighton & Hove Interfaith Contact Group (IFCG) with contributors of all ages and many faith backgrounds. Music, readings, reflections, refreshments. All welcome, of any faith or…

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