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.

  • Sunday 7 November

    Week of Prayers and devotion on Hope for the Environment.

    Deiniol cafe, Deiniol center, Bangor, LL57 1NW.. 11.00 – Sunday 14 November 16.00
    Bangor Interfaith group will run a week of Prayer and Devotion on the theme of Hope for the Environment. Christian, Unitarian and Bahai representatives will be running their own style of service on three of the weekdays plus an Opening…

  • Thursday 11 November

    A Gathering for Peace

    St George's Square, Park Mall, Ashford, TN24 8RY . 19.30 – 21.00
    A gathering for peace with the Ashford Interfaith Group.

    7:30: Short reflections on peace from Baha'i, SIG Buddhism, Islam, Humanist, Methodist, ICM Pentecostal, Unitarian, Church of England, Ethiopian Orthodox, Baptist, and Hinduism.

    8:00:…

  • Sunday 14 November

    Inter Faith Week Launch Service

    St George's Church, Digby Street, Scunthorpe, DN15 7LU. 16.00 – 18.30
    An inter faith service to launch Inter Faith Week 2021.…

    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…

    An Evening at the Sikh Gurdwara

    Shri Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Kembrey Street, Swindon, SN2 8AZ. 19.00 – 20.30
    Join the Sikh community in prayers, hymns, and Sukhassan. Followed by refreshments.…

  • Monday 15 November

    Interfaith Prayer Stations & Staff Awareness

    Hospice in The Weald, Maidstone Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4TA
    Interfaith Prayer stations on the theme of Light. Set up in the hospice quiet room, for staff, volunteers, visitors and patients to access at any time. An inter faith learning resource for staff and volunteers, looking at the needs of…

    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.…

    Chanting, prayers and inter faith discussion on theme of altruism

    London Buddhist Vihara, The Avenue Bedford Park, London W4 1UD . 16.00 – 18.00
    As part of UK's Interfaith Week, the London Buddhist Vihara organised a session of Interfaith Chantings,Prayers and Blessings. This year's theme was "Altruism in each religion". Head of the London Buddhist Vihara and the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain…

    Devotional Film Night

    Swindon. 19.00 – 20.30
    The Swindon Baha’i community will host an inter faith devotional and film night featuring short films and discussion. Please feel free to bring a prayer or reading to share.…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Mindfulness and Meditation

    North Cestrian School, Dunham Road, Altrincham, WA14 4AJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Lunchtime mindfulness and meditation activities for pupils and staff.…

    Flower Communion

    Luther King Centre, Brighton Grove, Manchester, M14 5JP. 0.00 – 0.00
    A Unitarian ritual of Flower Communion to celebrate the diversity of the community and its different faith groups.…

    Students Shining a Light on Faith

    Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby, Kedleston Road Campus, Derby, DE22 1HR. 17.30 – 18.30
    A student created film installation is coming to the University of Derby Kedleston Road campus. The Multi Faith Centre building will be transformed into a backdrop for the student-led light and film installation that will share the importance and symbolism…

    Called to Be Light

    Swindon, UK. 19.00 – 19.30
    Join the Christian Community for a 30-minute vigil on Zoom. …

  • Wednesday 17 November

    Baha’i Meditation & Prayers

    York, UK. 11.00 – 12.30
    Baha'i meditation and prayers on a theme of 'Love and Unity - the purpose of all religions'. Includes meditation, prayers and readings followed by discussions.…

    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…

    Exploring and Reflecting on Solitude

    Braintree, UK. 19.00 – Sunday 21 November 16.00
    Two audiovisual online meditation sessions focusing on solitude.

    Wednesday 17th: 7pm
    Sunday 21st: 3pm…

    Baha’i Inter Faith Devotional

    Cardiff, UK. 19.30 – 21.00
    Baha'i inter faith devotional on the theme of 'The Environment and Us'. Sacred verses from different faiths will be read in Welsh with inspirational music.

    Fe'ch gwahoddir i Ddefosiwn (Cymraeg) Rhyng-Ffydd Ar gyfer Wythnos Rhyng-Ffydd y…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Living Wage Week Mass and Inter Faith Coffee Morning

    St Francis Church, Handsworth, 101 Hunters Rd, Birmingham, B19 1EB. 9.15 – 11.00
    Join us as we gather to learn about Catholic Social Teaching in action through the Living Wage campaign.

    9:15-10am: Mass
    10am-11am: Coffee morning…

    Inter Faith Meditation and Mantras

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    An in-person and virtual meditation session hosted by York Unitarians.…

    Coming to Rest

    Hereford, UK. 19.00 – 20.45
    With members of Herefordshire Interfaith Group. Join us as we draw on the wisdom of our spiritual traditions to help us explore this theme through readings, meditations, contemplation and music. All welcome - those of all faiths or none.…

    Muslim Sufi Devotional

    Al-Habib Islamic Centre, 88 Chapel St, Gorse Hill, Swindon SN2 8DA. 19.30 – 21.00
    Join in the regular Muslim Sufi Devotional. Followed by Refreshments.…

  • Friday 19 November

    Inter Faith Invitation Weekend

    London, UK
    Following on from the success of our invitation weekend in November 2020, we propose to run a similar event this year as part of the national Inter Faith Week celebrations.

    Friday 19th November (12:15pm): Al-Emaan Centre (Keston…

    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.…

    Buddhist Chanting Session

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea, SA2 8PP. 12.00 – 12.30
    Theme: Chant to reveal your greatest potential

    Description: Nam-myoho-renge-kyo - the fundamental Law that pervades the entire universe and all life. Nam means to dedicate one’s life.
    Myoho-renge-kyo is the full title of the Lotus Sutra…

    Hindu/Sikh Contemplation

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, YO31 7EX. 18.30 – 20.00
    An inter faith Hindu/Sikh contemplation, followed by a chance to chat over a cup of tea, coffee, juice, or water.…

    Friday Evening Service

    Medway, UK. 18.30 – 20.00
    A Friday evening service at Chatham Memorial Synagogue, broadcast live.…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Jewish Shabbat Service

    York, UK. 11.00 – 12.30
    A Shabbat service led by student Rabbi Rafe Thurstance.…

    Remembering and Celebrating Lives Affected by the Pandemic

    Peace Garden, Monument Road, Woking, GU21 5LW. 15.00 – 18.00
    An Inter Faith Week prayer vigil for everyone whose lives have been affected by the pandemic. Includes short prayers from the Baha'i, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Hindu and Quaker faiths. The Lord Mayor of Woking will open the ceremony and…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Inter Faith Service

    Mansfield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    An inter faith service was held at the Unitarian chapel, with readings from the Qu'ran, Buddhist scripture and the New Testament as well as other readings and music and an account of Abdu'l-Baha's visit to England in 1912 (it is…

    The Annual Interfaith Service - ‘Light after the darkness’

    York Unitarian Chapel, 31 St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ. 11.00 – 12.00
    A virtual and in-person event that will be followed by a vegetarian lunch at 12pm to close the York Inter Faith Week, and a look at some photos of the Week's events.…

    Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) Open Meeting - participate from home

    Kendal, UK. 14.00 – 16.30
    BGKT holds an open meeting on the 3rd Sunday of the month (except December), from 2.00 - 4.30pm.

    BGKT Open Meeting Timetable available at http://buddhistgroupofkendal.co.uk/bgkt-open-meeting/

    Open meetings are led by lay teachers authorized to…

    Inter Faith Service

    St. Nicolas Community Centre, The Burys, Guildford GU2 4AW. 15.00 – 17.30
    A multifaith Service with presentations from the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Sikh & Bahá'í communities. The theme will be “Humanity’s Awakening – rebuilding our World” .…

    Heritage Service

    Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum, Englesea Brook Lane, Englesea Brook, Crewe, CW2 5QW. 15.00 – 0.00
    The Rev Helen Kirk will lead a Heritage Service at Englesea Brook Chapel to mark the climax of Interfaith Week 2021. All are welcome.…

  • Saturday 27 November

    Interfaith Shabbat

    434 Uxbridge Rd, Hatch End, Pinner
    . 20.20 – 23.59

    Shabbat morning service in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Harrow. Led by Rabbi Naomi Goldman. With guests of other faiths. In person and by Zoom.…

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