Activities calendar

Inter Faith Week 2017 has now drawn to a close. Activities are still being added for reporting purposes.

  • Tuesday 7 November

    Islamophobia Awareness Exhibition

    Y Plas, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3QN. 9.00 – 16.00
    Cardiff University Students' Union are holding an Islamophobia Awareness Month Exhibition at Y Plas on Tuesday 7 November. …

    Inter Faith Group for NW Essex

    Parish Hall, 2 Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. CB10 1BP.. 18.30 – 20.00
    Our monthly meetings, are on the first Tuesday. The November 7th, talk/discussion, is...
    'What is... Dominican' by Jill Gunsell (Lay Dominican, Blackfriars, Cambridge. CB3 0DD)

    We will, discuss recent and forthcoming events/issues.
    This community…

    Freedom of Religion or Belief in Europe- Challenges and Opportunities

    Stranmillis University College (central building), Stranmillis Road, Belfast . 19.45 – 0.00
    Speaker: Kishan Manocha - he has been a Senior Advisor on Freedom of Religion or Belief at the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights since May 2015. Prior to that, he served…

  • Thursday 9 November

    Islamophobia Awareness Stalls

    Cardiff University, 210 King George V Drive East, Cardiff, CF14 4ER
    Cardiff University Students' Union will be placing stalls around the university campus on Thursday 9 November to raise awareness of Islamophobia, and to discuss ways to tackle the problem in higher education contexts. …

    Interfaith Symposium on ‘Countering Fear and the Rise of Discrimination, Hate Speech and Hate Crimes in the UK’

    146 Park Road, London, NW8 7RG

    The London Central Mosque in conjunction with KAICIID - Vienna held a joint Interfaith Symposium speakers including Rev. Bonnie Evans-Hills, Rev. Alexander Goldberg, The Archbishop Gregorios of Thyatrira and UK, Bhia Sahib Mohinder Singh, Dr Sayyed Ataollah Mohajerani,…

  • Friday 10 November

    Inter Faith Week Bake Sale

    Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ. 12.00 – 16.00
    Come and join us for our interfaith bake sale! We encourage members of other faiths to help us bake cakes and learn more about each other's faiths. All proceeds of the bake sale will go to our homeless run on…

  • Saturday 11 November

    Community, Spirituality and Dementia

    St Hilda's Church, Thornleigh Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 3ET. 9.30 – 16.00
    This event will explore the interface between Community, Spirituality and Dementia, aiming to help people living with dementia to live well and those who support them at home or in any community setting to gain fresh ideas and inspiration. The…

    Inter Faith Week Launch

    2A Prebend Street, Leicester LE2 0LA. 17.00 – 20.00
    On Saturday 11th November 2017 Sant Nirankari Mission will be hosting a special event at its Centre for Oneness in Leicester to mark the start of the Inter Faith Week 2017. The evening will include an exhibition on Oneness and…

  • Sunday 12 November

    Activity of social integration with young people

    Noor House, Newton st, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9PQ. 11.00 – Sunday 19 November 18.00
    We are yet to finalise the activity but will range from cooking to football and a deep learning of other faiths.…

    Inter Faith Community Meal

    Abington Street, Northampton. 18.00 – 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, the Northampton Inter Faith Forum will be joining the Sikh community's Langar Seva. Come and join us with providing a hot meal to the local communities. Please bring a head covering. People of all…

  • Monday 13 November

    Freedom of Religion Presentations

    Cedar Mount Academy, Gorton Education Village, 50 Wembley Road, Gorton, Manchester, M18 7DT
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, students from Cedar Mount Academy's Amnesty International Group will be designing and delivering presentations that highlight the importance of freedom of religion. …

    ‘Giving Tree’

    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, 1 Portugal St, London, WC2A 2AP. 0.00 – Friday 17 November 0.00
    To mark the Inter Faith Week, LSE Faith Centre is organising an event called 'Giving Tree'. Students are welcome to take a 'pledge leaf' and bring in an item to help create a Refugee Welcome Pack. People from all faiths…

    Islamophobia Awareness Exhibition

    Cardiff University, 210 King George V Drive East, Cardiff, CF14 4ER. 10.00 – 16.00
    Cardiff University Students' Union are organising an Islamophobia Awareness Exhibition during Inter Faith Week to mark Islamophobia Awareness Month. …

    MEND - Islamophobia Stall

    Leeds City College Student Union, Park Lane Campus, Leeds City College, LS3 1AA. 10.00 – 11.00
    As part of a programme of Inter Faith Week events and activities, Leeds City College are hosting a MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) stall on the theme of Islamophobia on Monday 13 November. …

    Spirituality Professional Open Day

    Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Lark Rise, Loughborough, LE11 2HS. 10.30 – 14.30
    Enhance your understanding of spiritual care, build links in the community and network. The day will see you partake in a number of activities including a group discussion, keynote presentation and a tour of Rainbows Hospice.…

    ‘Send a smile’

    City Students’ Union, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB. 12.00 – 14.00
    As part of the Inter Faith Week programme, the student union is organsing a free arts and crafts workshop, which includes a drop in session tomake a card for a terminally ill child.…

    Daily Events on Awarness

    Medway Council Building, Gun Wharf, Chatham, Kent. 12.30 – Friday 17 November 13.00
    Building good relationships and working partnerships between people of different faiths and beliefs in Medway.…

    Mental Health and Faith

    Student Central, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP. 17.00 – 19.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, the University of Bradford Chaplaincy are holding a Question Time/Debate event around the issues of Mental Health and Faith. People of all faiths and none are welcome!…

    Birmingham Grand Trunk Exhibition Launch

    6 Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9BH. 18.00 – 20.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week, the Grank Trunk Project are hosting an exhibition launch at the Nishkam Centre in Birmingham. The Grand Trunk Project is an inter faith project working with faith communities to explore the impact of Partition 70…

    Mental Health and Faith

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX. 18.00 – 21.00
    As part of Inter Faith week on Campus, there will be a discussion where members of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome to discuss and hear about how people use faith to improve their mental wellbeing. This is a free…

    Interfaith Week: Breaking Down Stereotypes; Youth Perspectives

    24 GREENCOAT PLACE, LONDON SW1P 1RD. 19.00 – 21.00
    You are warmly invited to a Stories of Trust event to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

    We will hear stories from young faith leaders sharing how faith responds in global crises and how it can strengthen communities. On…

    “Let My People Go”

    St. Wilfrid's Parish Centre, Chapel Street, Preston PR1 8BU. 19.00 – 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, St. Wilfrid's Faith and Justice group in Preston have organised a talk about human trafficking and modern day slavery with Anthony Brown of the Medaille Trust. People of all faiths and none are welcome.…

    Safety, Security and Resilience

    New Scotland Yard, 8-10 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BG. 19.00 – 20.00
    The London Boroughs Faiths Network is holding the second of four sessions on the theme of 'Safety, Security and Resilience for Places of Worship' during Inter Faith Week. The sessions are hosted by New Scotland Yard and supported by the…

  • Tuesday 14 November

    World Faiths, Climate Change & Community Influence

    Mersey Maritime, Maritime Knowledge Hub, 3 Vanguard Way, Birkenhead, CH41 9HX. 9.15 – 14.45
    This event aims to bring together people of different faiths and beliefs to engage in dialogue, knowledge sharing and action around climate change through facilitated workshops and discussion. There will also be a plenary session focusing on the theme of…

    Inter-Faith Tree Planting

    Thornes Park, Denby Dale Road, Wakefield WF2 8DY. 10.45 – 12.30
    The symbolic planting of an oak tree by people of all faiths and none, supported by WMDC Arboricultural Officer and Wakefield Tree Warden, attended by the Mayor of Wakefield. People of all ages and abilities welcome.
    Followed by refreshments…

    Islamophobia Stall

    Print works Campus, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JY. 11.30 – 12.30
    As part of a programme of Inter Faith Week events and activities, Leeds City College are hosting a stall at the Printworks Campus to raise awareness of Islamophobia. …

    Islamophobia: Causes and Cures: Chelmsford

    Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lanes, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ. 17.30 – 19.30
    As part of their Inter Faith Week programme of events, Anglia Ruskin Students' Union are organising a talk on the theme of 'Islamophobia: Causes and Cures', in partnership with MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development). The speaker will be Mohammad Shoaib.…

    Learn to Save a Life

    Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, 67 Erskine Road, E17 6 London, United Kingdom. 19.00 – 21.00
    As part of Inter Faith Week 2017, the British Heart Foundation will be teaching emergency life saving skills at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Walthamstow. People of all faiths and none are welcome.…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    City Retreat Interfaith Outdoor Activity - Leicester City Council

    The City Retreat, 70-71 Church Gate, Leicester LE1 3AL
    The City Retreat has a space at the back of the community centre. The theme for the work is “Out with the Old, In with the New” and the purpose is to clean up an area that we intend to…

    Building Comunities with LEGO®

    Speke Training Education Centre, Speke Blvd/Evans Rd, Liverpool, L24 9HZ. 4.00 – 8.00
    This project has been born out of work with children of refugee families in the North West. When considering the areas that make them feel isolated when they try to become integrated in their new homes most of these children…

    British Society of Criminology Panel Session: Moving Beyond the Echo Chamber

    Vijay Patel Building, Room 2.02, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH. 13.00 – 14.30
    Within the current context of the need for fresh responses to hate crime, and despite progress within the domains of scholarship and policy, escalating levels of hate crime and the associated rise in tensions, demonisation and hostility towards 'difference' cast…

    Engaging faith communnities with British democracy: Parliament Week and Inter Faith Week 2017

    Stockwell Green Muslim Centre, 35 Stockwell Green, London, SW9 9HZ. 13.00 – 15.30
    On behalf of FIRD Chairman Toaha Qureshi MBE, you are cordially invited to attend FIRD's "Engaging Faith Communities With British Democracy" event for Parliament Week & Inter Faith Week 2017. Your presence would be greatly appreciated. You may also find…

    Giving to the homeless in Leeds

    University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT. 17.00 – 20.00
    Come along with breads and spreads to make and distribute sandwiches and other essentials to the homeless people of Leeds. People of all faiths and none are welcome to come along. …

    Role of Righteous Muslims

    Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BG
    Retelling lost stories of Muslims Saving Jewish Lives during the Holocaust and the BESA (The Promise) A Yad Vashem Exhibition
    Key note Speaker Fiyaz Mughal OBE Faith Matters and Matt Cairo Yad Vashem UK…

    Wisbech 2020 Vision - A Faith Perspective

    United Reformed Church, Castle Mews, Wisbech, PE13 1EH. 19.00 – 21.00
    Wisbech Interfaith Forum are organising an event to discuss faith perspectives on the 'Wisbech 2020 Vision', an ongoing project to regenerate the town and its surrounding areas. There will be a panel discussion, followed by an 'Open Forum'. Panellists include…

    Faith in the Environment- Caring for our Common Home

    Stranmillis University College (central building), Stranmillis Road, Belfast . 19.45 – 0.00
    An inter faith panel focusing on concern for our shared environment, jointly organised by the Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum and the Northern Ireland branch of the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ).
    Contributions and discussion from several faith…

  • Thursday 16 November

    We Stand Together in Cheshire

    Macdonald Portal Hotel, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 0DJ. 9.30 – 15.00
    We Stand Together is a timely conference that aims to bring together people from different faith and non-faith groups. It is an opportunity to come together and explore ways we can all work together for the greater good of community…


    to be confirmed, Wolverhampton. 10.00 – 11.15
    A celebration of diversity and a call to hope from three faith schools in Wolverhampton. Open to all this gathering will be led by children from St Paul's Church of England Primary, The Islamic Preparatory School and Nishkam Primary School…

    ‘Love Your Neighbour’

    Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX. 12.30 – 15.30
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, Teesside University together with Middlesbrough Council are organizing an event on the theme of 'love your neighbor'. People of all faiths and none are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. …

    How do Fairshare products help?

    Lancaster Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TX. 19.00 – 21.00
    Faith in Lancaster are organising a special Inter Faith Week event on the theme of 'How do Fairshare products help?' Guest speaker Arton Medd will give a presentation about the concept of Fairshare products to help us all understand how…

  • Friday 17 November

    Red Wednesday for Faith and Freedom

    St Chad's Cathedral, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU
    St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham, we be lit up red as part of the #RedWednesday campaign on Wednesday 22 November. The cathedral will be lit from Friday 17 November, which falls during Inter Faith Week. Red Wednesday is an international campaign…

    Interfaith Shabbat

    To mark Inter Faith Week, CCJ Student Leaders at Birmingham University are organising an 'Interfaith Shabbat' with the 'Help the Homeless' society. …

    Inter Faith Week Coffee Morning

    Bedwell Community centre, Bedwell Crescent, Stevenage, SG1 1NA. 10.00 – 14.00
    Stevenage Community Safety Partnership is hosting a coffee morning to bring together all faith groups in Stevenage to share ideas and find ways to work in partnership for the benefit of our residents. You can also get advice and free…

    Faith reflections on the Sustainable Development Goals

    St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 11.00 – 13.00
    Join us as we share and discuss faith reflections on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
    In April we had our first event ‘Faith Reflections on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’. As a follow up we…

    How to be a good neighbour

    Aquinas Room, Newman University, Genners Lane, Birmingham B32 3NT. 13.00 – 14.00
    Our Weekly soup kitchen includes a time to chat about ‘How to be a good neighbour’…

    No place for hatred in our community

    Walker Suite, Victoria Hall, Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL1 2AS. 17.30 – 19.30
    An event with contributions from prominent speakers from the community including young people, schools, Greater Manchester Police and others, to speak out loudly against the harmful implications of hate crime upon individuals and communities. …

  • Saturday 18 November

    Wolverhampton Interfaith Conference on organ donation

    Gujarati centre , Mander Street , Wolverhampton, West Midlands.. 9.00 – 3.00
    A conference bringing together different faiths and religions to highlight the importance of organ donation . The conference will feature inputs on what each faith thinks about organ donation, as well as sharing good practice. …

    Community Cohesion: Faith & Hope Conference

    South Cheshire College, Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe, CW2 8AB. 10.00 – 14.00
    To mark national Inter Faith Week in 2017, faith groups in Crewe and Cheshire East Council are inviting members of the public to take part in a multi faith conference that will bring faith groups, partners and residents together. The…

    Chai and chat

    Kirkgate (Opposite the Samsung Store) Bradford. 13.00 – 15.00
    A street stall serving tea and coffee to the general public especially to those that are homeless and having conversation or simply listening to them.…

    Christian Muslim Storytelling

    St.Thomas Church, 103 Bedford Rd, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 4DU. 16.45 – 19.00
    Join us as part of Inter Faith Week for the first time in Letchworth Garden City, an afternoon of dramatic, inspiring performance of wise tales:
    *Flight to Abyssinia: How the Negus a Christian king, granted safe haven to the…

  • Sunday 19 November

    York Liberal Jewish Community - Mitzvah Day celebrations

    Friends Meeting House, Friargate, YO1 9RL
    York Liberal Jewish community is holding a 'day of kindness and service' to mark Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week. …

    Mitzvah Day Food and Toiletries Collection

    University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
    As part of their Inter Faith Week programme of events, Leeds University Union are organising a joint Inter Faith Week and Mitzvah Day food and toiletries collection. Come along and help collect items from supermarket shoppers to donate to St…

    St Georges Crypt Volunteer Drive

    St George's Crypt, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BR
    As part of their programme of Inter Faith Week events, Leeds University Union are encouraging students to dign up and spend the day volunteering at St George's Crypt for the homeless. …

    Collection for the Food Bank

    40 Black Fan Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1RY
    Welwyn Hatfield Inter Faith Group will be collecting food at Morrisons for donation to the local food bank on Sunday 19 November to mark Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week. …

    Mitzvah Day - wrapping up parcels for refugess

    Nottingham Liberal Synagogue, Lloyd Street, Sherwood, NG5 4BP
    To mark Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week, Nottingham Liberal is wrapping up parcels for refugees in Nottingham.…

    Mitzvah Day - Food Collection for the Homeless

    The Co-operative Food Bristol, Whiteladies Road, Clifton, BS8 2NT. 9.15 – 16.00
    To mark Mitzvah Day and Inter Faith Week, the University of Bristol Jewish Society is inviting other faith societies and students at the university on a food drive for the homeless charity Caring In Bristol. They will be standing outside…

    Remembrance Event: Trauma, Mental Health and Well-being

    Eritrean Muslim Community Association, Al-Nagashi Centre, 282-291 Wandsworth Road, London SW8 2ND. 13.00 – 18.00
    An afternoon that includes lunch, information stands, talks, group activities and a human library. The programme is intended to help participants to learn more about how trauma impacts on people's lives and how people can recover, develop resilience and experience…

    Collection for Refugees

    Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue, Auckland Road CAMBRIDGE CB5 8DW. 13.00 – 17.00
    Cambridge City of Sanctuary, Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue, and Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group (CamCrag) have teamed together to invite local faith groups to participate in Mitzvah Day by asking members to donate on that day a small item or…

    Tread Lightly on this Earth: Faiths working together for a low carbon future

    Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, 1 Roseland Way, Birmingham, B15 1HD
    After the success of last year's Tread Lightly events, Footsteps are pleased to invite you to our 2017 day of discussion, to mark national Inter Faith Week. Join us to meet other people faithfully caring for the environment, and share…

    The Bundle - an asylum seeker’s story

    Brentford and Isleworth Quaker Meeting, Quakers Lane, London Road, Isleworth, UK, TW7 5AZ. 14.00 – 16.00
    A performance of the play The Bundle. Based on the true story of a woman and her three young children, it follows Adilah’s abuse and denial of human rights in Chechnya. Escaping her forced marriage she arrives in the UK,…

    Interfaith Tea Party for the Elderly

    ha8. 15.00 – 17.00
    Senior members of a synagogue, two churches and an islamic centre in Edgware and Burnt Oak, London, are invited for a diversi-tea party served by the youth of those faith communities. Menu will include discussion points and musical entertainment will…

  • Tuesday 21 November

    Bristol Multi Faith Forum AGM & Conference

    Barton Hill Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 0AX. 16.00 – 19.00
    Bristol Multi Faith Forum is holding its AGM and 2017 conference on Tuesday 21 November. The conference will explore the theme of 'The Role of Faith Communities in Tackling Hate Crime'. …

    Cities for Peace

    All Saints Church, Tresawls Road, Highertown, Cornwall TR1 3LD. 19.00 – 0.00
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, a talk is being held on the UK Cities for Peace Tour 2017/8. The talk will be about a new website which is in development, based on the research gathered on the tour. The…

  • Thursday 23 November

    Islamophobia: Causes and Cures

    Friends' Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9DX. 19.30 – 21.00
    Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship are holding a talk on the theme of 'Islamophobia: Causes and Cures'. The speaker will be Shahab Adris, Regional Manager of MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development). …

  • Saturday 25 November

    Domestic abuse and faith: A vision for Leicester

    Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Favour, 21/23 Wanlip Street, Leicester LE1 2JS. 11.00 – 16.00
    For faith leaders and paid or unpaid pastoral workers from faith communities in Leicester and Leicestershire to discuss the issues and share skills and good practice around helping people who disclose domestic violence. We know that domestic violence happens within…

  • Tuesday 28 November


    Newham Town Hall. 17.00 – 19.00
    A chance to learn about the Celestial Church of Christ and not just the stigma and false reputation it has gained over the last 70 years. For knowledge is power and acquiring it is wisdom. It is important that there…

  • Wednesday 29 November

    Hate Crime - What it is and how to report it

    Dar-ul-Isra Mosque, 21-23 Wyverne Road, Cardiff, CF24 4BG
    To mark Inter Faith Week 2017, the Interfaith Council for Wales is organising an event on the theme of 'Hate Crime - What it is and how to report it'. Speakers will include police officer Jamie Holcomb and High Court…

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