Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2020. 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 8 November

    Mitzvah Day - Welcoming Borehamwood’s Muslim Community to their New Mosque

    WD6 3DW. 0.00 – Sunday 15 November 0.00
    As part of Mitzvah Day 2020, working with local anti-hunger charity, Gratitude we are welcoming Borehamwood's Muslim Community to their new mosque in Maxwell Road. Based around the themes of "Celebrating Diversity" and "Food Brings Us Together", please send us…

    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership - practising together at home

    At your home. 7.00 – Sunday 15 November 19.00
    South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership (SLEDP) will support the holding of 2 sessions at home every day of Inter Faith Week in support of Inter Faith Week. These will be at 7am and 7pm for half an hour. Please…

    Interfaith Remembrance Service on Zoom

    Community House, Eton Road, Newport (online). 11.30 – Wednesday 11 November 13.00
    Community House Eton Road (Newport) invites you to an interfaith service on Zoom for Remembrance Day at the start of Inter Faith Week 2020.

    The Week is also the Week of Prayer for World Peace and…

    Interfaith Week Prayer

    Online . 13.00 – 13.45
    As part of the #InterfaithWeek, we will host an inclusive unifying moment of prayer for humanity amid the COVID-19 pandemic with participation from faith and community leaders, on Sunday, November the 8th at 13:00.

    We invite…

    Civic Evensong on Remembrance Sunday

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 16.00 – 17.00
    This is the main Civic occasion for Calderdale on Remembrance Sunday to which all people of faith and none are cordially invited to attend. …

    Thoughts for peace, and hope for the future

    Medway (online). 16.00 – 17.30
    A Remembrance Sunday event held by Medway Inter Faith Action.

    Open to all. To take part, please contact the organisers for Zoom joining information. …

    Universal Peace Prayers

    Exeter. 17.00 – 18.00
    To mark the start of Inter Faith Week we are holding a virtual meeting to read and share interfaith prayers of peace.
    Individuals from a variety of beliefs and traditions will be reading prayers and sharing reflections around the…

    Interview about Inter Faith Week in Sunday service

    Tufnell Park, London
    St George's Tufnell Park included a special interview in its Sunday worship service about Inter Faith Week.…

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Compline (Evening Prayer)

    Swindon (online). 21.00 – 22.00
    Swindon Interfaith in conjunction with the Christian Community brings you a short virtual get-together for Sunday Evening prayers.…

  • Monday 9 November

    Guided meditation

    Swansea University. 9.30 – 10.00
    Guided meditation with Fr Tim Ardouin
    Email faith.campuslife@swansea.ac.uk to book…

    Remembrance in Lambeth 2020

    Lambeth (via Zoom). 18.30 – 19.00
    We are planning to create a Remembrance video by recording a Zoom 'webinar' with a sequence of speakers from a range of faiths, each offering 2 or 3 minutes of prayer or reflection on the theme of 'Remembrance'. Details will…

    Kindle the Spirit - a special meeting for Inter Faith Week

    . 20.00 – 22.00
    A special inter faith programme of uplifting and inspiring words and music. …

  • Tuesday 10 November

    An Inter Faith Week Prayer


    This #InterFaithWeek we pray for people of all faiths and beliefs. Through dialogue and friendship, may we come together to create a more just world.…

    Guided meditation

    Swansea University. 8.30 – 9.00
    Guided meditation with Rev Mandy Williams
    Email faith.campuslife@swansea.ac.uk to book…

    Reading from the scriptures of another faith

    Wales (participate from home)
    Spend some time reading one or more sections of holy writings from another faith.

    This activity is a suggestion for individual activity, one of those suggested by the Inter-faith Council for Wales/ Cyngor Rhyng-ffydd Cymru as part…

    Remembrance VPN

    495 Air Cadets Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club Ground, Walmley Rd, Walmley, Sutton Coldfield B76 2QA. 19.30 – 20.30
    Remembrance event with prayer led by Fr Neill David Bayliss and with guest speaker WC Balbir Singh Flora talking about Sikh soldiers who supported the British Army on the Western Front and their memorial in Birmingham.…

  • Wednesday 11 November

    Remembrance Day Service

    University of Southampton, 41 University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1TL. 10.45 – 11.00
    Remembrance Day Service from the University of Southampton Faith and Reflection Centre
    Watch on their Facebook page here - https://www.facebook.com/UoSFRC/
    or contact a.alexander-rose@soton.ac.uk for more information …

    Baha’i Prayers & Meditation

    York (online). 11.00 – 12.30
    This event will be held on zoom. It includes a meditation, prayers and readings followed by discussions about the readings. Please contact: yorkbahais@gmail.com for details of how to join the session. …

    Act of Remembrance Service

    Online
    A link will be posted on Team Solent and Twitter on the day so you can watch the service when you choose.
    Throughout the day, you can read powerful blogs from colleagues who served in the armed forces, listen…

    Ddefosiwn Rhyng-ffydd (Cymraeg)/ Welsh Language interfaith devotional

    Cardiff (online). 19.30 – 21.00
    You are invited to a Welsh language Interfaith Devotional for Interfaith Week UK, hosted by the Cardiff Baha'i Community on Zoom where sacred verses from different faiths will be read in Welsh with inspirational music.

    Fe'ch…

  • Thursday 12 November

    Guided meditation

    Swansea University. 13.30 – 14.00
    Guided meditation with Rev Mandy Williams
    Email faith.campuslife@swansea.ac.uk to book…

    Session at Home of Meditation/Prayer and Study run by a 91 year old Retired Roman Catholic Priest

    At your home. 14.30 – 15.30
    A retired 91year old Roman Catholic Priest will be leading a session on Thursday 12 November from 2.30 – 3.30pm. all welcome. All welcome to participate from home knowing others will be participating in their homes at the same time.

    Swindon Interfaith Group - Muslim Sufi Devotional

    Swindon (online). 19.00 – 21.00
    The Swindon Islamic Community will host a virtual Sufi Devotional, a return of the popular event in 2019.…

    Interfaith prayers and reflections with the Baha’i community

    Devon (online). 19.00 – 20.00
    The Devon Bahá’ís community invites anyone who wishes to join them for a devotional gathering. Respect for other people’s faiths is absolutely central to our faith and we always welcome readings and prayers from other faiths. Our meetings are simple…

  • Friday 13 November

    Bromley Three Faiths Group shared worship experience

    Bromley - Various - full details on our website
    The three communities (Jewish, Christian and Muslim) involved in Bromley Three Faiths Group are opening up their regular worship events this weekend as part of the Inter Faith Week celebrations. Each worship event will include a special welcome message to…

    Connecting Through Prayer

    Online. 7.45 – 8.30
    Prayer and meditation have the power to calm and uplift the mind and body
    Join the delegates at the Multi-religious Prayer and Meditation Session
    on Friday 13 November 2020 at 07.45 (UK time)

    Session readers:

    Virtual café with the Quakers

    Friargate, York (online). 12.30 – 13.45
    Join a short typical Quaker meeting for worship on zoom for about 20mins. Bring your own lunch and share some social time eating together but in our own homes. Some Quakers will be on hand to answer any questions. For…

    Live Friday Prayers

    Swansea University. 13.00 – 14.00
    Live Friday Prayers with Sheikh Mohsen El-Beltagi
    Email faith.campuslife@swansea.ac.uk to book…

    Jewish Erev Shabbat Service

    York (online). 18.00 – 19.30
    via zoom. Led by student Rabbi Gabriel Kanter-Webber. Email info@jewsinyork.org.uk for more details and the zoom link. …

    Friday evening service for Inter Faith Week

    Chatham (online). 18.30 – 20.00
    Chatham Memorial Synagogue will be holding an open Friday evening service for Inter Faith Week…

  • Saturday 14 November

    Interfaith Chanting, Prayers and Blessings

    London Buddhist Vihara. 16.00 – 18.00
    On Saturday 14th November, between 4-6pm, all the religions together will perform a common ceremony of Chanting, Prayer and Blessings.

    We chant and pray for those who had become victims of Covid-19 and left us.

  • Sunday 15 November

    An Inter Faith Week Homily

    St Michael and All Angels' Church, Mildred Avenue, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 7DY. 0.00 – 0.00
    A homily from the Vicar of St Michael and All Saints to his congregation on the last day of Inter Faith Week.

    http://www.stmichaels-watford.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/A5Messenger201115.pdf
    and also reproduced at: https://www.facebook.com/ifweek/posts/4193386907354659…

    Online service for National Inter Faith Week

    125-133, Effra Road, Merton SW19 8PU. 0.00 – 0.00
    On Sunday 15 November 2020, as part of National Inter Faith Week (8-15 November 2020), we held prayers and hosted an online event at the temple. This video celebrates the key contribution of the many faith organisations; our collective contributions…

    Service with guests of other faiths

    24 Regent Terrace, Burley, Leeds LS6 1NP. 10.30 – 12.00
    Sunday 15 November is the last day of Inter Faith Week, a week that has focussed on increasing understanding and cooperation between our different faith communities. This Sunday we are thrilled to be able to welcome Imam Qari Asim, from…

    Sunday Service - ‘A Fragile Hope: Interfaith Responses to the Coronavirus’

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4TN. 11.00 – 12.00
    Rev Rob Crompton (joined by Interfaith colleagues and friends) has put together a special Service. Rob says 'In these challenging times, let us unite in sending positive thoughts out to the world as, in the words of Julian of Norwich,…

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

    Kendal, UK. 14.00 – 15.00
    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…

    Guildford & Godalming Interfaith Forum’s annual Interfaith Service

    ZOOM Link. 15.00 – 17.00
    Our theme this year will be Mental Health in Challenging Times with speakers and devotional music from Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Muslim & Bahá'í communities via Zoom.
    Local Mayors will be attending.…

    Mental Health and Wellbeing in Challenging Times

    Guildford and Godalming (online). 15.00 – 0.00
    Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum are holding an online Interfaith Service this year on zoom. There will be a devotional contribution followed by a short talk on the topic of Mental Health and Wellbeing in Challenging Times from the following…

    Interfaith Service “Faith in Unusual Time”, via Zoom to mark the end of Interfaith Week in York

    York (online). 18.00 – 20.00
    Hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Involving guests and members of the York Interfaith Group. Hear from various faith groups about what this year has meant to them and how we can move forward. For more…

  • Monday 16 November

    Hindu-led Faith and Reflection

    Birmingham, via Zoom. 20.00 – 21.00
    A reflection activity led by people from the Hindu community.

    More information to follow.…

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