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. …

  • Friday 9 November

    Dying Matters Conference 2018

    Exeter Racecourse. 10.00 – 15.15
    Perspectives from different faiths and beliefs on death and dying.
    Full programme information including timings of the day can be found here: https://new.devon.gov.uk/providerengagementnetwork/events/dying-matters-conference-2018/.

    *CONFORTIA is a developing group that aims to comfort, support and…

  • Saturday 10 November

    Women, Faith & Dialogue - Colombian Missionaries in Britain

    CHRIST CHURCH, Corner of Farm Road / Samson Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, B11 1LS
    The event is a celebration of 100 years of Colombian Missionaries, a Roman Catholic group which promotes justice, peace, integrity of creation, and dialogue. Inspired also by the 100 years of women’s vote, this event will highlight the role of…

    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.…

    London Buddhist Vihara Inter Faith Event

    London Buddhist Vhara, Dharmapala Building, The Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4 1UD1 . 16.45 – 21.00
    As part of the UK’s Inter Faith Week, London Buddhist Vihara is hosting an inter faith celebration at which representatives of several religious communities will gather together to reflect on the theme of Peace and Reconciliation in Society.

  • Sunday 11 November

    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…

    Remembrance Sunday Led by Bolton Council

    Victoria Square (Town Square), Bolton, BL1 1RZ. 10.45 – 0.00
    On the first day of national Inter Faith Week, the whole nation remembers and honours all those who have made sacrifices to secure and protect our freedoms.

    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

    West Bank, Acomb, York, YO24 4ES . 19.00 – 21.00
    An evening of reflection and commemoration for the centenary of World War 1 through music and the spoken word. It will include the importance of family relationships, faith, the resurrection and life as eternal families. …

    Women’s Interfaith Charity Sleepout

    BD18 4QS. 19.30 – Monday 12 November 7.00
    We are a group of Muslim and Christian women and friends. We will be sleeping outside in a car park in order to raise money for War Child. The date seems significant as it is both Remembrance Day, when we…

  • Monday 12 November

    Breaking Down Barriers - The Linking Network

    The Linking Network, Floor 1 Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, Bradford, BD1 1NN
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, an event on linking schools together and breaking down barriers. An opportunity for us to build bridges and engage with people of all beliefs.
    Organised by The Linking Network.

    Inter Faith Round Table Event - Merseyside Police Headquarters

    Merseyside Police Headquarters, Canning Place, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 8JX
    The Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Christine Banks is to attend an Inter Faith Round Table event held at the Merseyside Police Headquarters.
    There is active inter faith work taking place across the Liverpool City Region. As well…

    Faith in School

    Holland House Retreat House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Worcestershire WR103NB. 9.30 – 16.30
    Continuing the Holland House / Worcester Interfaith Forum partnership, Holland House is hosting a seminar discussing the role of Faith in school and the place of Faith schools in the education system in the UK. The day will include an…

    Responding to Extremism: Strategies and Solutions

    Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
    An event with community leaders and young people to mark national Inter Faith Week. …

    Interfaith Awareness Workshop for the Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske)

    Room G02, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital TR1 3LQ. 10.00 – 15.00
    As part of Inter Faith week 11th-18th November Dor Kemmyn, Cornwall's inter faith group, have agreed to come to the hospital to deliver an awareness session about different religions and beliefs.

    The day will consist of…

    Spirituality Professional Open Day

    Rainbows Hospice, Lark Rise, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2HS. 10.30 – 14.30
    An event for professionals working in community support and palliative care in the East Midlands. The event is designed to engage faith leaders and health professionals with palliative spiritual care.

    The programme for the day includes:

    Basildon Exhibition and Book of Commitment (INCOMPLETE)

    The Box Office, Towngate Theatre, St Martin’s Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1DL. 11.00 – Friday 16 November 0.00
    An exhibition focusing on compassion, kindness and a desire to help those in need regardless of their religion or heritage will come to Basildon as part of Interfaith Week.

    A Code of Honour tells the story of…

    Gandhi King Ikeda Peace Builders Exhibition

    Gandhi Hall, Brunswick Rd, Manchester, M20 4QB
    SGI-UK are delighted to have the opportunity to show the Gandhi King Ikeda Peacebuilders Exhibition at Gandhi Hall.

    The inspiration behind the exhibition was the founding of the Gandhi King Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize in 2001…

    Mind, Body and Spirit at Myton

    Myton Rugby Day Hospice Barby Road, Rugby CV22 5PY. 13.00 – 16.00
    Myton Hospice will be running its third event for Faith Representatives and Healthcare Professionals. This event will be for the people of Rugby and the local surrounding areas of Coventry and Warwickshire. The event is specifically aimed at raising awareness…

    Let’s Talk About Faith and Belief - Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Unit

    Locarno Suite, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AH. 15.00 – 17.00
    The D&I Strategy team is holding an event on Monday 12 November from 3-5pm, hosted by Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary at the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, and the Civil Service Faith and Belief Champion to launch Inter…

    Faiths Forum Focus Group - Focus Group 1

    City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA (TBC) . 17.30 – 20.00
    Faiths Forum for London is holding focus groups for young people aged 13-25 living in London, on the question of ‘How can we overcome the rise of hate and extremism?’. The groups are being held as part of the Mayor’s…

    10th Anniversary of Faiths Together in Lambeth

    Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton Hill, SW2 1RW. 18.00 – 20.00
    Three speakers will reflect on FTiL’s (Faiths Together in Lambeth) civic role after 10 years and the stalls will point us to what can be done to help provide positive options for younger people.


    Interfaith Dialogue and Social Action

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Prospect St, Huddersfield, HD1 2NX. 18.00 – 20.00
    Does Kirklees need an interfaith strategy? An opportunity to hear about research conducted in Preston and how it might translate to Kirklees. …

    LGBT+ and Faith: How Do They Coexist?

    (Please contact to confirm address) McAusland Room, Liverpool Guild of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR. 18.00 – 20.00
    A discussion hosted by the Liverpool Guild of Students’ LGBT+ and Celebrating Faith societies.

    The session will discuss individuals’ experiences of the LGBT+ Community coexisting with being of a particular faith. …

    Jewish Food and Social Justice

    St Paul's Church, Church Street, St Paul's, Canterbury, CT1 1NH. 19.30 – 21.30
    Talk by Dr Maria Diemling, Reader in Jewish-Christian Relations, Canterbury Christ Church University…

  • Tuesday 13 November

    Faith Trail

    Bolton. 0.00 – 0.00
    “Faith Trail” - 120 students from Bolton Muslim Girls’ school will visit three different places of worship: Emmanuel Church, Swaminarayan Mandir, and Zakariyya Mosque. The day will end with discussion on "why is it important for young people to be…

    Discussing Key Issues for Rotherham from a Faith Perspective

    Rotherham Faith and Community Leaders Group. 0.00 – 0.00
    This is a meeting of the Rotherham Faith and Community Leaders group. It is not open to members of the public. The Chair is Adrian Dexter. …

    In Good Faith. Exhibition of paintings and one off drawing session.

    St Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington Church Street, London W8 4LA. 9.30 – Sunday 18 November 6.00
    Exhibition of paintings addressing diverse faiths and one off drawing session on Thursday Nov 15th 11-1pm…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 at Middlesex University

    The Quad, Middlesex University, NW4 4BT. 10.00 – 15.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 - Middlesex University in partnership with Barnet Multi Faith Forum
    Faith Fair with social action projects showcasing the impact of faith based social action in our community

    The Unity Centre Rotherham Interfaith Group - Town Centre Litter Pick

    Unity Centre, St Leonard's Road, S65 1PD. 10.00 – 11.00
    Rotherham Interfaith Group have organised a town centre litter pick meeting. We hope others will join our small group for an hour, as an example of people of all faiths working together for their community. (Please note that children will…

    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. …

    Faith and Social Action at Grenfell Webinar

    Notting Hill. 11.00 – 12.00
    Rev. Mike Long is speaking at a webinar for Action for Children called "Faith and Social Action at Grenfell". It will be a 20 minute talk about his experience of a multi-faith response to a community crisis, and then 20…

    God in Gower Street: A Year of Faith at UCL

    North Cloisters, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. 12.00 – 14.00
    Staff and students of all faiths and none are invited to join a special get-together to mark Inter Faith Week with a celebration of the role of faith at UCL. Hosted by UCL’s Interfaith Champion, Vice-Provost (Advancement) Lori Houlihan, the…

    Be a faith community champion to support people affected by domestic violence

    City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ. 13.30 – 16.30
    Do people naturally talk to you? Have you found yourself realising that someone in your faith community might be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence, and you weren't sure how to broach this with them or support them? This…

    Faith in Politics

    Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0PW. 14.00 – 16.00
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Faith in Politics" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2018.

    Faith in Politics is being arranged by FIRD (www.fird.org.uk) in…

    Having Difficult Conversations - Liverpool Guild of Students

    McAusland Room, University of Liverpool Guild Of Students, 160 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TR. 15.00 – 17.00
    Debate is an important part of student and political life. However, often we focus too much on winning the argument, committing to our own point of view.

    Instead let’s try a dialogue, where the atmosphere is more…

    Inter Faith Week - Celebrating the work of Community Groups in Bradford

    Faith Centre, Oakwood Ct, City Rd, BD8 8JY . 16.00 – 19.00
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week, the Faith Centre in conjunction with Bradford City of Sanctuary are holding a follow-up evening to celebrate last year's successful Faiths in Action event. The aim is to celebrate and promote the great work being…

    Mental Health and Pastoral Care

    Guildhall, Lowgate, Hull, HU1 2AA. 16.30 – 18.30
    Hull & East Riding Interfaith (HERI) is holding a meeting at which David Smith, CEO of Hull and East Riding MIND, will lead a discussion on ‘Mental Health and Pastoral Care’. The key speaker is at 5pm.…

    ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’

    Richard Hoggart Building , Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way, London, RHB 137a. 17.30 – 19.00
    The Faith and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London, is hosting a lecture entitled ‘The Courage to Persevere: Contemporary re-interrogations of faith and their public implications’. Jorella Andrews, Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, will build on…

    Faiths Forum for London - Focus Group 2

    City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA (TBC). 17.30 – 20.00
    Faiths Forum for London is holding focus groups for young people aged 13-25 living in London, on the question of ‘How can we overcome the rise of hate and extremism?’. The groups are being held as part of the Mayor’s…

    Faiths Partnership meeting - Homelessness in Cambridge

    Unitarian Church, Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW. 18.00 – 19.30
    The topic of this meeting during Interfaith Week is 'Homelessness'.

    Speakers will be Andy King, the City Council’s Housing Advice Partnerships Manager; Vicky Knighton, from the Cambridge Street and Mental Health Outreach Team and who works in…

    Love Your Neighbour Awards

    Thatcher’s Suite, Bristol Rovers Football Club, The Memorial Stadium, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0BF . 18.00 – 21.00
    An award ceremony for all those nominated for a Love Your Neighbour Award, promoting community cohesion and inclusiveness and to recognise some of our unsung heroes. Members of the public have been invited to nominate a person or a project…

    Youth Debate on Faith and Identity

    Platform, Hornsey Road Baths, 2 Tiltman Place, London, N7 7EE. 18.00 – 20.00
    Annual youth-led debate organised by the Islington Faiths Forum. This year's topic: "How do Faith and Identity Contribute to a Young Person's Well-being & Participation?" Young people are leading and delivering this event. Includes a Q&A with the audience.

    Turning Prayer into Acts of Loving Justice

    Lord Mayors Banqueting Hall, Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, PO1 2AB. 18.00 – 20.00
    "Turning Prayer into Acts of Loving Justice with Lama Rod Owens
    As Professor Cornel West has advised, “Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.” People of faith as well as believers of virtue must be…

    World Congress of Faiths, Younghusband Lecture 2018: People in Pigeonholes

    Montagu Centre 21 Maple Street London W1T 4BE. 18.30 – 20.30
    Dr Chetna Kang MB BS MRCPsych will explore how identities and belonging can bring people together or keep them apart. Dr Kang is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Broadcaster and Priest in the Hindu tradition of Bhakti Yoga. She is on the…

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 at Hendon Town Hall

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BG. 18.30 – 21.00
    Celebrating Inter Faith Week 2018 - Middlesex University in partnership with Barnet Multi Faith Forum
    Faith Fair with social action projects showcasing the impact of faith based social action in our community

    ALL WELCOME

    Faith in a Changing World

    G11, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6UD. 18.30 – 21.30
    Politically and socially, the world has changed over the last few years in ways that few could predict. In this complex and fast-changing world, what is the place of religious faith? How have world religions contributed and reacted to social…

    Cultures and Cotton, Faith and Wisdom

    Preston Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL. 19.30 – 21.30
    Using some of the rugs from the Weaving Women's Wisdom exhibition as a backdrop, the event will begin with a look at the link between faith communities and the local cotton industry, and then move to a listening and sharing…

  • Wednesday 14 November

    Inter Faith Meeting

    Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB
    Southsea Sangha and Portsmouth Guildhall, with the support of The Safer Portsmouth Partnership, held an event to discuss inter faith engagement, as part of Inter Faith Week. The event started off with a speech by Lama Rod Owens, followed by…

    Celebrating Diversity & Solidarity - Inter Faith Walk Bradford

    University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP
    Today, an Inter Faith Walk was organised by various participants of each faith to generate an idea of solidarity and to celebrate diversity in the heart of Bradford. The walk started from the Richmond Building of Bradford University, made its…

    Faith & Belief Panel - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Multifaith Chaplaincy

    Faith and Community Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH. 10.30 – 12.00
    Facilitated ‘Faith & Belief Panel’ with chaplaincy representatives from different faith / belief communities.
    The theme will be around:
    * our experience of working together as part of a diverse team;
    * the impact that experience…

    ‘Prayers, Politics and Public Life’ an Inter Faith Panel Event

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB. 12.30 – 14.00
    City, University of London Chaplaincy is sponsoring an inter-faith panel event to debate the place of religion in public life. Should religion play a part in the media and in politics? Panellists:
    Rabbi Dr Harvey Belovski, CEO Of…

    Open Mic: Your thoughts on Mindfulness

    HQ Building, Room G1, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP. 17.45 – 19.45
    Talks and discussions on mindfulness at the West Cheshire Interfaith Forum.
    Speakers now confirmed for the event. …

    Harlington Hospice Inter Faith Open Evening

    Harlington Hospice. 17.50 – 20.00
    Harlington Hospice is inviting Faith Leaders and representatives from their faith communities to Harlington Hospice to learn more about their work and the care they provide to people with life-limiting illness throughout the London Borough of Hillingdon and to understand…

    Unite Trafford - Community Cohesion and Inter Faith Networking Event

    Limelight, 1 Saint Brides Way, Stretford, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9NW. 18.30 – 20.30
    Trafford Council is collaborating with Near Neighbours to bring together the community of Trafford for a networking event. To share ideas and build networks to contribute towards a cohesive neighbourhood. …

    Invest in Peace

    St Albans. 19.00 – 21.00
    St Albans Masorti Synagogue and Marlborough Road Methodist Church invite you to hear the stories of two peace activists: one Israeli and one Palestinian.

    Jews, Christians and people of all faiths and none, are invited to this…

    “Let’s Talk”

    Clarendon Hall, York House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA. 19.00 – 21.00
    The aim of this Richmond Inter-Faith Forum dialogue event is to enable local people from a range of religion or belief backgrounds to engage with, and gain understanding about, those from other backgrounds in a safe environment.…

    The Importance of Faith in a ‘Secular’ Society

    Central London, WC2N 5DU. 19.00 – 21.00
    In the spirit of #InterFaithWeek, the Muslim Council of Britain is delighted to host a panel discussion on the importance of faith, faith communities and organisations in a growing secular society.

    Discussions surrounding faith in the…

    Voices in Exile - from Sweden, India, and UK - North Herts Inter Faith Forum

    St Mark's Church Hall, Lancaster Avenue, Hitchin, SG5 1PA. 19.30 – 21.30
    With guest speaker the Revd Dr Canon Andrew Wingate. Dr Wingate was formerly the Inter Faith Advisor to the Bishop of Leicester and President of Leicester Theological Society Canon Theologian. He was the founding Director of the St Philip's Centre…

    What Does Our Faith Say About The Afterlife? - Havering Inter Faith Forum

    Havering Islamic Cultural Centre, 91 Waterloo Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0AA. 19.30 – 21.30
    As part of Inter Faith Week, an Inter Faith Discussion on What Does Our Faith Say About The Afterlife? An Islamic, Christian, Jewish & Baha’i perspective with a Q & A session at the Havering Islamic Cultural Centre. …

  • Thursday 15 November

    Inter Faith Week Celebration in Nature

    walthamstow wetlands, 2 forest road, london, N17 9NH
    Join us at Walthamstow Wetlands, a beautiful Nature Reserve in North East London to celebrate Inter Faith Week. We'll be running guided walks and talks around the reserve, mindfulness workshops to connect you to nature, practical conservation tasks and activities…

    Health & Blood Pressure Checks - Merton Islamic Centre

    54 Merton High Street, Colliers Wood, London, Greater London, SW19 1DH. 0.00 – 0.00
    An Inter Faith Week 2018 event by One You Merton in partnership with the Merton Islamic Centre. Health and blood pressures taken at the Merton Islamic Centre by One You Merton. …

    Helping Others In The World - London Borough of Bexley

    Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AT. 0.00 – 0.00
    An event on 'Helping Others In The World' by the London Borough of Bexley to mark Inter Faith Week 2018. Will spark insightful conversations and discussions on social impact and how to better help others. …

    Faiths, Health and Well-being Seminar

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Education Centre, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, B15 2TH
    The seminar will focus mainly on complementary therapies and social prescribing. …

    Women and Faith

    Al-Hikmah Centre, 28 Track Rd, Batley, WF17 7AA. 10.00 – 12.00
    Meeting to explore the role of women and faith in society. …

    Rochdale Community and Inter Faith event

    Rochdale Town Hall, The Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB . 10.15 – 13.30
    To celebrate Inter Faith Week and the diversity of our Borough, The Mayor of Rochdale is hosting a Community and Inter Faith Event...and you are invited!
    Talks from faith representatives followed by a panel discussion with key individuals within…

    FAITHFUL DRAWING

    St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington Church St, Kensington, London W8 4LA. 11.00 – 13.00
    FAITHFUL DRAWING is a two hour session of exploring sacred architecture through drawing.…

    All in Good Faith

    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston, Leics LE18 2DR. 12.00 – 14.00
    Presentation on the diversity of faith communities resident and active in the borough of Oadby and Wigston. Including contributions from council staff, elected members, community groups and organisations which provide a service in the Borough (featuring Christian, Bahá’í, Jewish and…

    Faith in the Workplace - Network Rail

    The Quadrant: MK - Auditorium, Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EN. 12.00 – 13.00
    A talk by Maria Power on 'Faith in the Workplace'.
    Dr Maria Power is a Research Fellow at Blackfriars, University of Oxford. Her academic research focuses on the role that religions can play in ameliorating violence and ethnic…

    Faith in a crisis: are faith and belief groups the new first responders?

    The Churchill Room, 100 Parliament Street, Westminster, London, SW1A 2ER. 12.30 – 13.30
    Panel discussion on the role of faith and belief groups in supporting communities in crisis. Our panel will comprise Bishop Graham Tomlin (Bishop of Kensington) and Mr Abdurahman Sayed (Al Manaar Mosque, North Kensington) who will speak about their involvement…

    Communicating Peace in the public sphere: sustainable futures

    Clephan Building, Room 0.01 (13:00-14:00), Room 2.33 (14:00-15:00) and Room 2.02B (15:00-16:00) De montfort University, LE1 9BH. 13.00 – 17.00
    Programme
    Communicating Peace in the public sphere: CoS
    Thursday, November 15, 2018

    13:00-14:00 (CL0.01) Introduction and screening
    Introduction Professor Richard Bull
    14:00-15:00 (CL2.33) Panel 1 discussion and networking
    Allan Hayes, RSA

    Middlesbrough: City of Kindness

    Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt, Albert Road, TS1 2QJ. 13.30 – 15.30
    Stronger Communities Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough Interfaith Network would like to invite you to the launch of 'Middlesbrough: City of Kindness'. This will give you an opportunity to hear from a wide range of local residents and school children about their…

    What Inter Faith Stands For - Navjivan Vadil Kendra

    Navjivan Vadil Kendra, 16 Haywood Close, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 3LQ. 14.00 – 15.00
    As a part of Inter Faith Week, we have arranged a talk at our Centre, Navjivan Vadil Kendra. Our speaker is Mr. Harshad Sanghrajka, MBE, who will address our members on what Inter Faith stands for and throw light on…

    Interfaith Summit 2018

    Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA. 15.30 – 21.00
    Coinciding with UK Interfaith Week in November, the summit is a unique event bringing together young people from diverse communities to connect with others, explore important themes, and sign up to joint action in the UK. Along with workshops, panel…

    Dangerous Delusions: Learning to understand each other

    The Crypt St Johns Church, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PA. 16.00 – 19.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, the Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum will be hosting a community discussion to explore what we can do together to make Tower Hamlets a better place to live and work. There will be…

    Inter Faith Living Values Expressive Art Project

    The Lightgate Chapel, Former Scouts Hut Market Lane, Burnt Oak, Middlesex HA8 0LP
    We will be running some interactive sessions aimed at young people during Inter Faith Week. The project aims to promote living values through expressive art allowing young people to lead discussions and make art using living values as a theme.

    Religion and LGBT+ Rights - Is It A Competition?

    The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL . 18.00 – 21.00
    All too often it is assumed that either a person's faith or their support for LGBT+ rights must take precedence over the other. The interaction between the two can be especially problematic given that religion/belief and sexual orientation are both…

    Faith in Prisons - Hounslow Friends of Faith

    Hanuman Hindu Temple, Sri Datta Yoga Centre, 51 Beech Avenue, Brentford, TW8 8NQ. 19.00 – 21.30
    A meeting to celebrate National Inter Faith Week 2018. Speaker: Bharti Tailor, Hindu Chaplain at Bronzefield and Send Women’s Prisons…

    Three Faiths: One Question - Veritas Forum at the University of Birmingham

    Avon Room, University Centre, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT. 19.30 – 21.30
    Three Faiths: One Question: Why do good people do bad things? Christian, Muslim, and Sikh speakers will explore the concepts and assumptions that underlie each religion, and how these lead to differing worldviews. Inspired by the diversity of the city…

  • Friday 16 November

    Chichester Anna Chaplaincy visiting Sussex Community NHS Staff

    Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust HQ, Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3EW. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of National Inter Faith Week, Chichester Anna Chaplaincy visiting Sussex Community NHS Staff.…

    Inter Faith Lecture on Love & Unity at Watford Boys Grammar School

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD18 7JF . 0.00 – 0.00
    Watford Interfaith Association to attend Watford Boys Grammar School where there will be a lecture on 'Love & Unity'. …

    Inter Week Event - Luton Council of Faiths

    Hindu Mandir / Community Centre, Hereford Road, Lewsey Farm, Luton, LU4 OPS. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, Luton Council of Faiths organised an event at Luton Hindu Mandir and Community Centre. An opportunity for networking and dialogue with other organisations including Near Neighbours, Grassroots Luton, etc. We will be also…

    Student SACRE Meeting - Stratford School Academy

    Stratford School Academy, Grosvenor Road Site, Grosvenor Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 8JA. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, a Student SACRE Meeting at the Stratford School Academy in Forest Gate.
    The Eden Girls' School in Waltham Forest will be joining us.

    Raising Crime Awareness - Hayes Town Centre

    Hayes Town Center Building, Hayes. 0.00 – 0.00
    An event marking Inter Faith Week 2018. At Hayes Town Centre, raising crime awareness and offering advice on crime prevention.
    If available, pop down and have a chat with us. …

    Creating Butterflies - St Joseph & St Bede RC Primary School

    Danesmoor Drive, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 6ER
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2018, Class 10 have created butterflies in memorial for all the children who lost their lives at Terezin. …

    Mitzvah Day Kindness - South Hampstead High School

    3 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS
    As part of Inter Faith Week, South Hampstead High School generously supporting Little Village and Mary's Meals (clothes & meals) for Mitzvah Day.

    For this year’s Mitzvah Day, the school community has been working to help…

    Religion and Beliefs: Creating Inclusive Cultures at Work

    G and G Break Out Area, Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EN. 10.00 – 12.00
    A talk on 'Religion and Beliefs: Creating Inclusive Cultures at Work' by Tamanda Walker, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Religion in Public Life at the University of Leeds. She has a background in Human Resources Management, Diversity and Inclusion…

    Railway Chaplain - Faith at Work - Waterloo Station

    Waterloo Station, Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 8SW. 12.00 – 13.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, an event on 'Faith at Work' at Waterloo Station in Room 2.7 run by the Network Rail in the presence of a Railway Chaplain.
    Christopher Henley will be leading it.…

    Save our Planet: Inter Faith Perspectives - St Mary’s University

    259 Waldegrave Road, Twickenham. 13.00 – 23.59
    Part of Inter Faith Week at St Mary's University…

    Islamophobia Awareness by Mend; Network Rail

    The Quadrant: MK - Auditorium, Elder Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EN. 15.00 – 16.00
    A talk on 'Islamophobia Awareness' by Mend in partnership with Network Rail. It is at the Quadrant MK - Auditorium at Network Rail HQ. …

    Coffee With MEP Alex Mayer - Near Neighbours Luton

    Shree Sanatan Sewa Samaj Hindu Temple Hall, Hereford Road, Lewsey Farm, Luton, LU4 0PS
    During Inter Faith Week 2018, Near Neighbours Luton is having Coffee with our MEP Alex Mayer.
    Alex Mayer is a Labour Member of the European Parliament for the East of England. She also represents group of the Progressive…

    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…

  • Saturday 17 November

    Inter Faith at Friendship Cafe Event

    The Friendship Cafe, Chequers Bridge Centre, Painswick Road, Gloucester, GL4 6PR. 0.00 – 0.00
    An Inter Faith Event at Friendship Cafe, for women. Promoting GEM. Supporting women 1:1 with training, education, work experience and employment.
    Moving forward with the GEM Project.

    Mosque Visit in Rochdale

    Neeli Mosque Hare St, Rochdale, OL11 1JL. 0.00 – 0.00
    Mark Coleman visited the Neeli Mosque in Rochdale as part of Inter Faith Week.

    Panel Discussion on Inter Faith Work - Mentor Wise UK

    67-69 Cowcross St, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 6PU. 0.00 – 0.00
    For Inter Faith Week, Mentor Wise is holding a panel discussion in the meaningful evening organised by the Faith & Belief Forum. Together with several other organisations, we will be holding a fruitful discussion on inter faith work and how…

    Importance of Diversity, Unity and Understanding during Inter Faith Week

    The Winstanley School, Kingsway North, Braunstone Town, Leicestershire, LE3 3BD. 0.00 – 0.00
    At The Winstanley School, students have been thinking about the Importance of Diversity, Unity and Understanding during Inter Faith Week, each tutor group has written a tweet with a meaningful Inter Faith Week message on it. These were shared on…

    Faiths and Sustainability - taking responsibility for our planet

    St Peter's Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5AA. 9.30 – 14.00
    An event to raise awareness of the current environmental issues, to proved the community with an outline of services and support available and for members of the community to raise issues and concerns with key services providers.

    ‘Peace Now: The Personal Dimension’’

    Friargate Quaker Meeting House, Lower Friargate, York YO1 9RL, UK . 10.00 – 16.45
    Open Conference and workshops. As part of York Quakers' commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this day of talks and workshops offers an opportunity to move on to active peace-keeping in the present day.…

    Coffee Morning - Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association

    Ahmadiyya Muslims Women's Association . 10.00 – 12.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association to hold a Coffee Morning inviting members of different faiths. They plan to raise as much money as they can that will go towards the Poppy Appeal. …

    Service to Mark Inter Faith Week - Kol Chai - The Hatch End Reform Jewish Community

    Kol Chai Hatch End Jewish Community, 434 Uxbridge Road Hatch End, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 4RG. 10.30 – 12.30
    A Service to Mark Inter Faith Week by the Kol Chai - The Hatch End Reform Jewish Community. Led by Rabbi Naomi Goldman with guest speaker, Miqdaad Versi from the Muslim Council of Britain.
    In the presence of…

    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…

    Inter Faith Week Forum & Dinner - Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association

    Fircroft Primary School, Fircroft Road, Tooting, London, SW17 7PP. 15.00 – 18.00
    Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association welcomes you to the Interfaith Week forum and dinner. An inter faith dialogue on: if there is a God? Then why is there suffering in this world? Between 7 major faiths who will share their beliefs…

    Kol Echad concert Wisbech

    St Peter and St Paul Church, Wisbech. 19.00 – 21.00
    In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2018, Wisbech Interfaith Forum will be hosting a concert by Kol Echad, the Cambridgeshire Jewish Choir. There will be an extended intermission to enable the choir and audience to interact and learn from each…

  • Sunday 18 November

    Inter Faith Week Activity - Shropshire Council

    Shropshire
    We are organising some photo shoots of staff / Councillors holding messages in support Inter Faith Week and will post these throughout the week via social media. Along with this we are looking into working with our local humanitarian society,…

    ‘Responding to War and Peace - A Personal Faith Perspective’

    Durham, UK
    Each year Durham County Council, through our Partnerships Team, supports the small but diverse County Durham Faiths Network put on an event to mark Inter Faith Week. This year the Network, to mark the Centenary Armistice Day, will be holding…

    Celebrating Mitzvah Day - Waltham Forest Faiths ‏ 

    14th Walthamstow Scouts Group, 205a Wood Street, Walthamstow, E17 3NU. 0.00 – 0.00
    Ending the week with Mitzvah Day. Rabbi Richard Jacobi and Stewart Spiuack with a team of volunteers from East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue made a traditional Jewish Lokshen Soup and served meals to the elderly, homeless and those in…

    Discussion on Religious Communities Working Together During Inter Faith Week (BBC Radio)

    BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA. 0.00 – 0.00
    On Mitzvah Day, Laura Marks of Mitzvah Day and guests from Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) and Muslim Aid joined Sunny and Shay to discuss the importance of religious communities working together during Inter Faith Week on BBC Radio London.

    Spreading the Word about Organ Donation for Inter Faith Week

    National Hindu Students' Forum (UK), Office 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8PN. 0.00 – 0.00
    The National Hindu Students' Forum (UK) National Committee, Chapter Committee members and students from Aston Hindu Society and Warwick Hindu Society and Loughborough Hindu Society used social media to support and encourage organ donation as part of Inter Faith Week…

    Tea & Synagogue Tour - Menorah Reform Jewish Community

    Menorah Synagogue, Altrincham Road, Manchester, M22 4RZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    For Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week, Menorah Reform Jewish Community invited its neighbours for tea and a synagogue tour.
    Menorah Outreach supported refugee & asylum seeker projects & food banks. …

    Litter Picking with Harrow Citizens

    The Ridgeway, North Harrow, HA2 7PF. 0.00 – 0.00
    Litter picking in West Harrow today with Harrow Citizens institutions as part of Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week. An opportunity to learn a lot about Judaism and Methodism. …

    Rising Divisions and Solutions for Community Cohesion

    Kol Chai Hatch End Jewish Community, 434 Uxbridge Road Hatch End, Pinner Middlesex, HA5 4RG. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week, Miqdaad Versi, Management Consultant, Media Spokesperson for Muslim Council, will be speaking at Kol Chai Reform Synagogue on rising divisions and will be providing practical solutions to ensure that communities can get to…

    Inter Faith Visit at Leeds Mosque

    36 Thornville Road, Leeds, LS6 1JY, United Kingdom. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week, there will be an open day at Leeds Mosque and anyone is free to visit. This day will strengthen good relations between communities and helps break down social barriers, as well as debunk some…

    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?'.…

    Mitzvah Day Food Drive - University of Leeds

    Tesco Blenheim Terrace, Leeds. 10.00 – 16.00
    As part of both Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day, students from the University of Leeds and St George's Crypt will be collecting food and toiletries for the homeless of Leeds.…

    Sunday Lunch Help at St George’s Crypt - University of Leeds

    St George's Crypt, Leeds. 10.30 – 13.00
    As part of both Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week, students from the University of Leeds will be lending a helping hand at St George's Crypt, helping to prepare and serve lunch for the homeless.…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth: Exploring Food, Faith & Living Sustainably

    Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 128-130 High Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3AP. 14.00 – 17.00
    An afternoon exploring ‘Low Carbon Food’ from different faith perspectives. Topics will be: faiths and food, reducing our food footprint, ‘waste not, want not’, inspiring personal stories and pledging to take action. The event is part of the Living The…

    Celebrating Faith 2018

    Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, BN3 3BQ. 14.00 – 18.00
    Come and find out about the broad range of social welfare and community development projects that are delivered by our faith communities, and the difference it makes to our city.

    The event will include contributions from…

    ‘Mitzvah - Mawlid Day’ - Community of Jews and Muslims (COJAM)

    The Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE . 15.00 – 18.00
    This will be a fun afternoon where Muslim and Jewish friends of COJAM, along with people of other faiths and those who follow no particular faith, will join us to meet and share food, and, in small facilitated groups, get…

  • Monday 19 November

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week - Rochdale Sixth Form College

    Rochdale Sixth Form College, College Road, Rochdale, OL12 6HY. 0.00 – 0.00
    Mayor Mohammed Zaman, in collaboration with Near Neighbours, hosted an inter faith event on Thursday 15 November at Rochdale Town Hall in celebration of Inter Faith Week, which is acknowledged nationally.

    This event was held with the…

    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. …

    Spirituality and Ageing

    King’s College London, Strand Campus, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS. 17.30 – 20.00
    Age UK and the Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London are holding the annual David Hobman lecture. The lecture, entitled ‘Spirituality and Ageing’, will be delivered by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, Bishop of London.…

  • 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. …

    Faith Leaders & Bridging Communities

    Stone Hall, Chevening Road, London, NW6 6TN. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of National Inter Faith Week 2018, several London faith leaders will be speaking on their contributions in bridging communities at the Al-Khoei Foundation.

    Lessons Brits Can Learn From Indian & Jewish Communities

    Indian Jewish Association, Shield House, Harmony Way, London, NW4 2BZ. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of national Inter Faith Week 2018, an event by the IJA (Indian-Jewish Association UK) on the lessons that Brits can learn from Indian and Jewish Communities.
    Distinguished guests include the Chief Rabbi, an Old Bailey Judge,…

    Inter Faith Week - Kent County Council

    Workhouse Cottages, Workhouse Lane, Sutton Valence, Maidstone, ME17 3JD, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Places of worship across Kent opened their doors and welcomed new visitors as part of Inter Faith Week, co-ordinated by the county council, and a conference at County Hall attracted local leaders of all the major faiths. …

    The Families of Faith - Islamic Society of Britain

    St Andrews, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8YL. 18.00 – 20.00
    To mark the Inter Faith week 2018, Islamic Society of Britain will be holding a special evening, where different faiths come together to answer the questions still left unanswered.

    Topics of discussion on the evening include:

    SUPPORTING HARROW RESIDENTS - A GUEST PANEL DISCUSSION Faith-based social action in our community

    Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2XY. 19.30 – 21.30
    Refreshments & Interfaith Displays - Members Lounge, from 7:30pm
    A Guest Panel Discussion and Q&A - Council Chamber 8:00pm
    WWW.HARROWINTERFAITH.ORG

    Free Tickets from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/faith-based-social-action-in-our-community-a-guest-panel-discussion-tickets-51451740541…

  • Wednesday 21 November

    Distributing Free Goods to Vulnerable People - PT Asian Women

    Limelight, 1 St. Brides Way, Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 9NW . 0.00 – 0.00
    Inter Faith Week 2018 enabled Pulling Together Asian Women's Group, through funding from In Kind Direct and Postcode Lottery, to distribute a wide range of free goods to vulnerable people including Syrian women and children in local hostels.…

    Words on Religious Tolerance - Watford Boys Grammar School

    Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD18 7JF . 0.00 – 0.00
    Watford Boys PRE Department organised a presentation and discussion that covers the 'benefits of religious tolerance' as part of national Inter Faith Week 2018. …

    Peace and Reconcilliation: Reflections on the Genocide in Bosnia

    Newcastle Heaton Mosque, 1 Rothbury Terrace, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 5XH. 18.00 – 20.30
    An evening of inter faith dialogue to be held at the Newcastle Heaton Mosque. Speakers: Smajo Beso, Ann Scofield and Andy Lie.

  • Thursday 22 November

    Prevent in Higher Education Workshop - Queen Mary, UOL, Students’ Union

    Francis Bancroft Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS. 17.00 – 19.00
    Islamophobia is a prejudice which feeds on ignorance and fear to promote hatred and social divisions. It is a prejudice which permeates the many facets of the Muslim lifestyle; personal, professional, and institutional.
    Islamophobia Awareness Month aims to…

  • Friday 23 November

    Discussion Forum With Year 6 - Overleigh St. Mary’s School

    Overleigh St. Mary's CofE Primary School, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, CH4 7HS
    During Inter Faith Week, we have been considering 'How To Be A Truly 'United Kingdom''. A special thanks to Queen's Park High for running our discussion forum with Year 6 and well done to all who took part in today's…

  • Saturday 24 November

    Perceptions of Mental Health from Different Faiths

    Royal School, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG. 9.00 – 14.30
    For this year's Inter Faith Week, Interfaith Wolverhampton is holding a special conference on mental health to explore different faith perspectives.

    Who do you think we are?

    Parkview, Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater, GU21 5NZ. 14.00 – 16.00
    When people look into their family's past, they often get surprises. We invite you to a discussion of discovery about our personal journeys to Woking. Come and chat over afternoon tea.…

  • Monday 26 November

    Working in Collaboration - Huddersfield University Students

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH. 0.00 – 0.00
    Community Cohesion Kirklees and Huddersfield University Students discussed working in collaboration, and agreed their first joint project will be to develop a Student Inter Faith Leadership Programme. …

  • Thursday 29 November

    Packing Cooked Food for Sufra NW London & Nafisa Girls School

    160 Pitfield Way, Stonebridge, London, NW10 0PW
    The JCoSS (Jewish Community Secondary School) have been packing all the food they have produced for Sufra NW London Charity and Nafisa Independent Islamic Girls School in Hounslow.…

    Rights of Women & Universal Roles Shared in Society - Ahmadi Ladies London

    Lajna Headquarters, Baitul Nusrat, 75 Gressenhall Road, London, SW18 5QH
    Women from London came together for Inter Faith Week 2018 to discuss the 'Rights of Women & Universal Roles Shared in Society'. Thank you to Eleanor Bowman, Kamontip Evans, Rev Ruth Turner, and LajnaUK for speaking at the event. …

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