Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2019. This will be removed once the report on the 2019 Week is available. Information about 2020 will be added later in the year.

  • Tuesday 29 October

    Inter Faith Bulb Planting Ceremony at Middlesex University

    Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT. 11.00 – 12.30
    Some days ahead of Inter Faith Week, Middlesex University will be holding an Inter Faith Bulb Planting ceremony.
    The ceremony celebrates the establishment and growth of inter faith relationships in Barnet, and the commitment to a peaceful and inclusive…

  • Thursday 31 October

    Inter Faith perspectives on assisted dying

    Oxford Quaker Meeting House, 43 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LW. 19.00 – 21.00
    Religious beliefs and perspectives on assisted dying from the Church of England, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrian and Hindu teachings.

    Presentations from Shahin Bekhradnia, Canon Rosie Harper, Imam Taj Hardgey, Hindu Priest Chandra Vavivale and Rabbi Norman Solomon will…

  • Monday 4 November

    Plastic Pollution - Inter Faith Programme

    Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA. 19.00 – 21.00
    Interfaith Programme: Plastic Bank are launching the program this month in association with the Season of Creation to connect the teachings of various religions with stewardship of creation.…

  • Saturday 9 November

    ‘Tree Loving Care’

    Clifton Bridge Area, York . 10.00 – 12.00
    To open Inter Faith Week 2019, join us for a ‘Tree Loving Care’ event in the Clifton Bridge area. Together with 'Treemendous York’ York Interfaith Group will be doing some weeding, planting and revisiting the sections we helped to plant…

    The Multifaith Forest Garden

    Parkwood Springs Forest Garden car park, Shirecliffe Road, S5 8XB. 11.00 – 14.00
    Parkwood Forest Garden is a beautiful calm space and a productive permaculture project. It is a young forest garden developed by Sheffield City Council in association with volunteers. After a summer of incredible growth in the garden we are now…

  • Sunday 10 November

    Launch of Anne Frank Exhibition at Halifax Minster

    Halifax Minster HX1 1LP. 10.00 – Friday 22 November 16.00
    Public exhibition to be launched by Rabbi Reuben Silverman in Halifax Minster at the Civic Remembrance Day Service on Remembrance Sunday beginning at 10.45am at the Cenotaph and then in the Minster at 11.15am. The exhibition will be open every…

    Tread Softly

    Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Pl, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL. 14.00 – 16.00
    The event will consist of various presentations on stage from different faith communities, using such things as music, song, drama, spoken word and poetry. The space will be arranged with round tables and chairs to encourage friendship between people of…

    Being of service to the community

    Cyncoed Synagogue, Cyncoed Gardens, Cardiff CF23 5SL. 15.00 – 18.00
    This will be a gathering to sort donated items ready for distribution to benefit community projects.…

  • Monday 11 November

    Your Faith and Your Mental Health

    Crave Lichfield, 59 Tamworth St, Lichfield WS13 6JW. 15.00 – 17.30
    It's Inter Faith Week - A time to share experiences and thoughts about your faith!

    Wellbeing Matters will be at Crave Lichfield to talk about the relationship between your faith and your mental health. …

  • Tuesday 12 November

    Signs on the Earth: faith inspired responses to the climate emergency

    Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Michael Sadler Building, Beech Grove Terrace, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT. 18.00 – 19.30
    Leading environmentalist, Fazlun Khalid will talk about what is perhaps the greatest threat humanity faces today, namely climate change. The dangers we face from climate change are well documented and Climate Action Tracker tells us that Morocco is the only…

    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…

    “Our Common Home – responding to the climate emergency and the world’s poor”

    Collingwood Centre, Rugby School, Oak Street, Rugby, CV22 5EB. 18.30 – 21.00
    For the 2019 Rugby Interfaith Forum public lecture we are very fortunate to have Christine Allen to speak on the topic “Our Common Home – responding to the climate emergency and the world’s poor” .

    Christine is…

    Will Faith(s) Save the World? Panel Discussion with Bishop Patrick McKinney

    St Martins House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ. 19.00 – 21.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Bishop Patrick McKinney will be joined by people of different faiths, to have a discussion on whether faith(s) can save the world - what do people of faith contribute to society, and why?

    What our faiths contribute to building stronger communities

    Unity Centre, St Leonards Road, Rotherham, S65 1PD. 19.00 – 21.00
    We belong to one another: What do our faiths have to contribute to building stronger communities?

    We all belong to one human family and share a common territory together. All our faiths have wisdom to share on…

    Working Together - Scriptural Reasoning and Interfaith Discussions

    Cockfosters & N. Southgate United Synagogue, Old Farm Avenue, London N14 5QR. 19.30 – 22.15
    We are delighted to be hosting Imam Qari Asim of the Mukkah Masjid in Leeds, Reverend Dr. Sam Wells of St Martin in the Fields and Rabbi Dr. Harvey Belovski of Golders Green United Synagogue (“Dunstan Road”), who will be…

  • Wednesday 13 November

    Tolerance in an Intolerant World

    London Central Mosque, 146 Park Rd, London NW8 7RG
    The Islamic Cultural Centre; Director General Dr Ahmad Al-Dubayan and her Excellency Rouda Alotaiba; Deputy Head of Mission UAE Embassy London will be holding an Inter faith event as it is the year of Tolerance in the UAE and Interfaith…

    Cheshire East Multi Faith Conference

    Cheshire East
    The Cheshire East Multi Faith Conference today will focus on working together to tackle loneliness and isolation. …

    Towards a Theology of Climate Change

    The Multi-Faith Centre, The University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB. 12.00 – 14.00
    You are warmly invited to attend an Inter Faith Week celebration on Wednesday 13th November from 12.30 to 2.00 pm in Meeting Room 2; a Fairtrade lunch is available from 12 noon.

    The purpose of the gathering…

    Pathways to Peace

    QB143, Southlands College, East Wing, 85 Roehampton Ln, London SW15 5NY. 13.00 – 14.00
    We have to be the change we want to see in our world.

    Join us at The Coexist Cafe - a place to relax, read, and meet others.

    The ‘Art of Thinking’ about Faith Schools

    LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE. 17.00 – 18.00
    Run by the new Social Enterprise, 'Culture on the Offensive' Philosopher DR Greg Scorzo will lead a talk and discussion about:
    "Should religious schools be able to teach claims that are at odds with secular values or knowledge?"

    The Refugee Crisis Then and Now

    West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Pl, Marylebone, London, W1H 5AU . 19.00 – 21.30
    The event 'The Refugee Crisis Then and Now' will include talks from Keynote speaker Barbara Winton, daughter and biographer of Sir Nicholas Winton & refugee rights campaigner, and from the Professor Tony Kushner (Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton).…

    Recreating Paradise? Responding to the Climate Crisis.

    Room TC007, Park Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham GL50 2RH. 19.00 – 21.30
    Discussion of the way that the teachings of different faiths can approach, and contribute to, efforts to mitigate the climate crisis.

    Recent media extracts will be used to spark discussion and ideas and to promote hope and…

  • Thursday 14 November

    Believing in Communities

    Braintree Town Hall, Market Pl, Braintree CM7 3YG
    Braintree Town Hall will host the annual ‘Believing in Communities’ event where people from across the faith communities in the district will come together to discuss projects and work together to help those in need within our communities.…

    Stewardship: Prayers for the Planet

    Kendal Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom, Branthwaite Brow, off Market Place, Kendal LA9 4TN. 10.00 – 12.00
    South Lakeland Interfaith Forum invites you to share meditation, interfaith prayers, poetry, and music as we reflect on our sacred responsibility toward the Earth that sustains us.

    Part of Inter Faith Week 2019.


    National Inter Faith Week Nishkam Coffee Morning

    Nishkam Centre, 6 Soho Road, B21 9BH. 10.00 – 12.00
    A morning of rejoicing, sharing and building relationships

    "Love life and True friends,
    Because life is too short and friends are too few"…

    Collection of items for refugees

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bramhall Lane, Stockport SK3 8SA. 10.30 – 21.00
    Collection point for goods for Care UK (Refugee aid NW)
    New underwear. Socks and shoes
    Good quality winter clothes for children, women and small and medium men.
    Deodorants (not glass or aerosol), block soap, shampoo

    Inter Faith Community Litter Pick

    Sunderland Mosque, St Mark's Rd N, Sunderland SR4 7YQ. 13.00 – 20.00
    Please join Chris Howson from 1-2pm and 5-8 pm for an Inter faith Community Litter Pick starting at St Mark’s Road Mosque (next to Lidl). The mosque will be open for people to pop in and see the new interiors.…

    Death Café/Gravetalk

    James Clerk Maxwell Building, (Kings College London), 57 Waterloo Road, SE1 8WA. 14.00 – 15.30
    There will be cake.
    There will be talk.
    There will be questions.
    The truth is we are all going to die. But nobody wants to say anything.…

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum: Together Against Faith Hate

    St Margaret's House, 21 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9PL. 17.30 – 20.30
    Together Against Faith Hate

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum are holding a free event to tackle faith hate crime during Inter Faith Week 2019. The event will focus on raising awareness and features guest speakers, stalls hosted…

    Faith Leaders and Climate Change Forum Event

    Leeds Church Institute, 20 New Market Street (Opposite The Corn Exchange), Leeds, LS1 6DG. 18.30 – 20.30
    A chance for Leeds faith leaders to learn together, share food and make pledges for future action to help tackle climate change.


    Professor Andy Gouldson from Leeds Climate Commission speaking on climate…

  • Friday 15 November

    Real People, Honest Talk - Leicester

    St Philip’s Church, Leicester, LE2 1HN. 10.30 – 13.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Near Neighbours is organizing a 'Real People, Honest Talk' session in Leicester.
    The session aims to:
    - bring people together within local communities
    - facilitate honest conversations about issues of…

    How can faith tackle climate change?

    London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton St, Holborn, London WC2A 2AE. 17.00 – 19.00
    Are you aged between 18-25? Are you interested in #climatechange? Join us on Friday 15th November at 17:00 - 19:00 for our Podcast sponsored by @ifyouthtrust as part of Inter Faith Week at LSE. …

    Our Community, Our Future

    The Eden Centre Crosland Moor, Dryclough Road, Huddersfield, HD4 5HY. 19.30 – 21.00
    Meet local people working in our community
    Hear about what inspires them to serve our community
    Join us for friendship and free pizza!

    Supported by Kirklees Cohesion Team

  • Saturday 16 November

    Wolverhampton Inter Faith Suicide Prevention Event

    The Chancellors Hall, University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY. 9.30 – 15.00
    In collabration with the University of Wolverhampton, Black Country Partnership NHS Trust and Wolverhampton City Council, Interfaith Wolverhampton Cllr Jas Dehar has organised an event to bring together key note speakers and local stakeholders to disuss suicide prevention.…

    Intimate Partner Abuse in Faith Communities

    Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre, Rothley St, Leicester, LE4 6LF. 10.30 – 13.00
    An inter faith conference on this important, sensitive but often neglected issue, hosted by Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour.…

    Inter Faith Walk Gravesend

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1-3 Pelham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0HN. 11.00 – 14.00
    To promote inter faith understanding and cooperation in our Borough you are welcome to join us on Saturday 16 November to walk through Gravesend Town Centre visiting and meeting places of significance to our faith communities.


  • Sunday 17 November

    Chef’s Team Challenge

    Oxford. 0.00 – 0.00
    Three teams of young people with three professional chefs will cook dishes that will suit all main religious dietary observances

    Rules are simple:
    1. Collaborate with everyone on your team
    2. Cook at least…

    Making sandwiches for distribution

    Members of Holland Park Synagogue will join volunteers from the Central Gurdwara for #mitzvahday #interfaithweek to make sandwiches for distribution by Nishkam SWAT to those in need…

    Mitzvah Day / Inter Faith Week Practical Conservation at Walthamstow Wetlands

    Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London, N17 9NH. 10.00 – 15.00
    Join the London Wildlife Trust team and celebrate Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day, an annual day of faith-based social action, with practical conservation tasks at Walthamstow Wetlands.

    Roll up your sleeves, its time to get your…

    Merseyside Inter Faith Week 2019 : Faith, Climate and Mitzvah Actions

    Liverpool. 12.30 – 16.15
    We're coming together on Mitzvah Day to continue our multifaith, city-region wide response to climate change as part of Inter Faith Week. Share your ideas, join discussions, take part in workshops and be inspired.
    As part of our Mitzvah…

    Mitzvah Day Inter Faith Cooking at JW3

    JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET. 13.00 – 15.00
    We would love for you to join us at Mitzvah Day's Interfaith Cooking event which is taking place on Sunday November 17th (Mitzvah Day itself) from 1pm - 3pm at JW3.

    We are bringing together a lovely…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth 2019

    Shree Ram Mandir, 8 Walford Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1NR. 14.00 – 16.30
    Birmingham Climate Emergency – What’s in it for local communities?

    Our annual event (as part of national Inter Faith Week) to bring faith communities together to take action on the climate emergency.

    In June…

    Wembley Tree Planting Event

    Al Khoei Foundation, Chevening Road, London, NW6 6TN. 15.30 – 17.00
    An Interfaith planting project, welcome high profile guests, at Al Khoei centre. They will plant: Apple tree, Fig tree, Primroses, Hyssop, Basil.

    Attendees: Dr Sheikh Ramzy Of the Oxford Islamic Information Centre (OIIC), Ayatollah Dr Sayyid…

    Tooting Peace Symposium 2019

    28 Upper Tooting Rd, Upper Tooting Road, London, SW17 7PG. 17.15 – 19.30

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK (Tooting Branch) welcomes you to attend the Peace Symposium 2019.

    The event promotes a deeper understanding of Islam…

  • Wednesday 20 November

    Faith Leaders Forum - Discussing safeguarding issues within our community

    RCCG Restoration House, 80 Rowan Road, Bexleyheath DA7 4BN. 12.00 – 14.00
    A meeting of the Bexley faith leaders' forum. The forum aims to provide a safe space for people to discuss the wider cultural issues that impact the wellbeing of children and families in Bexley. Also, to explore how faith leaders…

  • Thursday 21 November

    Faith Perspective on Mental Health Workshop

    IMWS Al-Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Road, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 7AA. 9.30 – 16.00
    Muslim and Christian Faith Perspective on Mental Health Workshop

    An exploration of inter-cultural understanding on Mental Health issues for Mental Health Practitioners and Community Leaders

    Includes: lunch and refreshments…

  • Saturday 23 November

    Trees for Cities Planting Day

    Goodmayes Park, Aberdour Road, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, IG3 9PH. 10.00 – 15.00
    Trees for Cities is holding a tree planting day in Goodmayes Park and Orchard Playing Fields (formerly known as Goodmayes Rec) on Saturday 23rd November 10am – 3pm. Everyone is welcome to join us, it might be especially ideal for…

    Mobilising Faith in Climate Activism: Learning from Extinction Rebellion

    Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, SE14 6NW. 10.30 – 16.00
    Join us for this space of learning and reflection, for activists and people of faith to share their experiences, questions and insights.

    Faith-based groups are mobilising like never before on climate breakdown and biodiversity loss. What can…

  • Monday 25 November

    Inter Faith Event - Mental Health: Dealing with Grief and Isolation

    Raynes Park Library, 21 Approach Road, London, SW20 8BA . 12.30 – 15.00
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association cordially invites you to an Interfaith event on Mental Health: Dealing with Grief and Isolation

    Includes speeches by women of various faiths, and the Guest of Honour, the Mayor of Merton, Councillor Janice…

  • Tuesday 26 November

    Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum Meeting: Homelessness in Tower Hamlets

    New City College, Tower Hamlets, Poplar High Street, London, E14 0AF. 18.00 – 20.00
    Welfare changes, rising rents, complex social/health factors and shortages of affordable housing have led to an increase in homelessness and rough sleeping nationally - and Tower Hamlets is no exception.

    Come along to our November forum meeting…

  • Friday 29 November

    Inter Faith Orange Event (Stop Domestic Violence)

    Council Chamber, Civic Centre, St. Peter's Square, Wolverhampton, WV1 1SH. 18.00 – 20.00
    Join Interfaith Wolverhampton for an event discussing ways to tackle domestic violence.

    The 25th of every month has been designated as Orange Day by the UN Women campaign Say No, UNiTE launched in 2009 to mobilize civil…

  • Wednesday 11 December

    Charter for Faith and Belief Inclusion

    Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, Cross St, Manchester M2 1NL
    Unitarian Minister Reverend Cody Coyne will be joined by other faith leaders and Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to sign the 'Charter for Faith and Belief Inclusion', which affirms the principles of respect and mutual care for each other, regardless…

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