Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2021. Many activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ socially distanced in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Friday 15 October

    What is your sacred place? 

    Kirklees Council, WF12 8DG. 0.00 – Wednesday 20 October 0.00
    We’d like you to share a place that is sacred to you. It could be a place where you find calm, peace and serenity. It could be a place of worship but doesn’t have to be. It could be a…

  • Monday 8 November

    Votes for Schools Inter Faith Week Question

    VotesforSchools, 2.4 The Leather Market, 11-13 Weston St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3ER
    For #interfaithweek this year, and with Christmas on the horizon, we asked 4-18 year olds if they thought we should all take part in more religious celebrations. Here’s how they voted: https://www.facebook.com/votesforschools/posts/2327731987379932…

  • Sunday 14 November

    ‘Keeping the faith’

    Oldham Hulme Grammar, Chamber Road, Oldham, OL8 4BX. 0.00 – 0.00
    Staff and students have shared personal reflections on faith during the pandemic. https://twitter.com/OhgsRS/status/1459848284634234881 …

    Sharing Veronica’s Story

    Dorchester
    As part of its marking of Inter Faith Week, Weldmar Hospicecare shared the story of Veronica, one of its volunteer chaplains, via a special blog post.…

    Inter Faith Week - a blog

    Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Ruth-Anne Lena, Programme Director at UCL's Centre for Holocaust Education, reflects on the conjunction/proximity of Inter Faith Week, Remembrance Sunday and Mitzvah Day and the values and vital messages at their heart.

    Trust Nurse Services video

    UK
    To mark Inter Faith Week, Trust Nurse Services shared a short video about the Week on social media.…

    Exploration of old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths & denominations

    Englesea Chapel and Museum, Englesea Brook Lane, Englesea Brook, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 5QW
    For Inter Faith Week the Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum is exploring old Primitive Methodist chapels used by other faiths and denominations, celebrating that they still offer worship, community and learning. Throughout the week it is posting links to information…

    Inter Faith Week social media series of contributions from faith communities

    NR30 2SW
    Inter Faith Week aims to strengthen good inter-faith relations, increase awareness of different and distinct faith communities and increase understanding between people of religious and non-religious belief. To help achieve this aim, we are posting a contribution from a different…

    Daily Reflections- Interfaith Week starting on Remembrance Sunday 14th November through to Saturday 20th November 2021

    Redbridge, UK. 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    To mark this special week Redbridge Faith Forum trustees and local faith leaders have recorded a daily video clip reflecting on the topic of “Recovering and Reconnection”. These reflections are from their respective faith perspective.

    Inspirational Quotes from Different Faiths

    Windsor and Maidenhead, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Windsor and Maidenhead Community Forum will share an inspirational quote from different faiths.…

    Inter Faith Week art series in celebration of Inter Faith Week


    A curated series of images by for Inter Faith Week, aiming to celebrate faith and belief unity with community cohesion through the Creative Arts. ArtSikh is grateful to be able to work with artists from diverse backgrounds and communities who…

    LGBT+ People of Faith

    Manchester, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    To celebrate both Inter Faith Week and Trans Awareness Week, The Proud Trust are sharing facts and images to highlight different LGBT+ people of faith.…

    Surrey History Centre Archives

    Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6ND. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Surrey History Centre have been sharing a number of pieces from their collections related to Surrey History and faith.…

    Faith Community Videos

    London, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    The Metropolitan Police are sharing short videos on their 'MPS Communities' Twitter, showing members of different faith communities speaking about the importance of inter faith in the community.…

    What faith can offer a secular society

    Hope Church, Villa Road, Luton LU2 7NT
    Inter Faith Week interview with the founders of Faiths Against Child Sexual Exploitation (FACES). FACES is Luton based Christian and Muslim partnership that’s been working to strengthen resilience in faith communities and enhance child sexual exploitation awareness since 2016.…

    Videos about Religious Organisations

    Braintree, Essex, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Braintree District Council are posting videos to their Twitter account of staff from various faith-based organisations and projects across the Braintree District.…

    Food Challenge

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Interfaith Council for Wales invited its members to enjoy a meat free week in order to reduce their carbon footprint and reflect on COP26. This was accompanied by scriptural passages and spiritual thoughts from different faiths, which were posted daily…

    Facts About Faiths

    Cardiff, UK. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    For each day in Inter Faith Week, Race Equality First shared facts about different faith traditions, as well as messages from staff about the importance of faith communities and inter faith, and links to video and audio interviews about faith…

    Faith Facts

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA. 0.00 – Sunday 21 November 0.00
    Each day in Inter Faith Week London South Bank University's Multifaith Chaplaincy posted facts about different faiths on their Instagram account.…

    Fire and Rescue Post

    Luton, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service posted photos from 2017 of firefighters from Luton enjoying food donations from the local Muslim community, and engaging with their children.…

    FB series about the Week

    Church Street, Barnsley S70 2YW. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Facebook posts about the Week, its history and activity possibilities…

    Spotlighting Inter Faith Initiative

    Ballymena. 0.00 – 0.00
    Creative Lives posted to highlight the 2020 'Care for Creation' project by Ballymena Church Members Forum, which celebrated our natural world, aiming to highlight environmental concerns and how people can all work together to “Care for Creation”.…

    Video - Aims of Inter Faith Week

    Stevenage, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Trust Nurse Services posted a short video outlining the main aims of Inter Faith Week.…

    Hospice celebration of support from faith communities and call for volunteers

    Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BL. 0.00 – 0.00
    This week (14-21st November) is Inter Faith Week, so we celebrate the contribution which members of our different faith communities make to their neighbourhoods.
    At Phyllis Tuckwell, we would not be able to provide our important supportive and…

    Videos About the Importance of Inter Faith

    London, UK. 0.00 – Monday 6 December 23.59
    Faith & Belief Forum posted videos of different staff and supporters speaking about the importance of inter faith, as well as the importance of faith to their own lives.…

    Highlighting different religions

    Leeds, UK
    As part of Inter Faith Week, Leeds Trinity Students' Union will highlight different religions and what each stands for on their social media.…

  • Monday 15 November

    Sacred Spaces

    Bournemouth, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Bournemouth University and Arts University Bournemouth will be using Twitter and Instagram to share thoughts on 'sacred spaces' from different people of differing faith/non-religious perspectives.…

    Reaching minority ethnic donors to join the Anthony Nolan register

    NE1 7RU
    At Newcastle Marrow, we know that we need more people from minority ethnic backgrounds to join the Anthony Nolan register and Inter Faith week is a brilliant chance to thank all the wonderful faith societies who have already worked with…

    Inter Faith Quotes

    Eden Girls' School Waltham Forest, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, London, E17 5SD. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Eden Girls' School are sharing quotes about faith, inter faith, and religious diversity to their Twitter account.…

    Inter Faith Week blog series

    Sporting Equals, Wellington House, Starley Way, Birmingham International Park, B37 7HB
    In honour of Inter Faith week Sporting Equals wanted to shed a light on the amazing work of the Breaking Boundaries project which seeks to build social cohesion and community ties across faith groups and ethnic groups through the power…

    Does Interfaith Work? A podcast


    Does Interfaith Work? It is Interfaith week in the UK and two practitioners, David Hampshire and Kitty O’Lone talk about the principles of the movement which can range from high profile diplomacy to local get togethers... Presented by Dr Ed…

    Web piece on staff member’s faith and work

    Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice, 185 Bostall Hill, London SE2 0GB
    A website feature for Inter Faith Week - Benny is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Greenwich & Bexley Hospice and has been a nurse for over 20 years. In this piece, she
    talks about her longstanding Pentecostal beliefs,…

    Verse of a Hymn

    Bedfordshire, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Central Bedfordshire Council posted a verse of a hymn on behalf of Rev Andrew Hollins, Superintendent Minister, North Bedfordshire Circuit of The Methodist Church; and Chair of Churches Together in Bedfordshire.…

    Religious Fostering

    Rotherham, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Fostering Rotherham posted to challenge the myth that religious people cannot foster children, and to provide guidance on fostering children with different religious and/or cultural needs.…

    Chaplaincy Posts

    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Throughout Inter Faith Week, University of Herfordshire chaplain Fiona Souter posted prayers/quotes from BUddhism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism, as well as a video talking about the importance of inter faith.

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week - Blog

    Manchester, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Cath Barrow, Diversity and Inclusion Lead at Health Innovation Manchester wrote a blog highlighting faith in Equality, Diversity & Inclusion work.…

    A Message for Families and Supporters

    Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, 185 Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 0GB. 0.00 – 0.00
    Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice posted a video of Hospice Chaplain Revd Herbert Aparanga speaking about spiritual care, what it means and how the Hospice chaplaincy can help families during their time of need.…

    How Donations have Benefitted Different Faiths

    York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, York Hospital, Wiggington Road, York, YO31 8HE. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    York & Scarborough Hospitals Charity shared information about how supporter donations have funded items to benefit staff and patients of different faiths, such as prayer rooms and Staff Wellbeing Week.…

    Contributions from faith representatives.

    Walsall, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Walsall for All shared contributions from faith representatives about what inter faith means to them and the work that they do for Walsall's communities.…

    Inclusion of Faiths in the Workplace

    Haywards Heath, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Pavilion Recruitment Solutions posted a presentation giving recommendations on how employers can encourage conversations around the inclusion of faiths in the workplace, such as prayer rooms and diversity training.…

    Cafcass Celebrates Inter Faith Week 2021

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Cafcass posted a blog speaking about Inter Faith Week and their staff faith network, with contributions from employees.…

    Quotes About Inter Faith

    London, UK. 0.00 – Wednesday 17 November 0.00
    Cafcass posted three separate quotes from employees about the importance of inter faith and diversity to their work. These were from: Jacky Tiotto, Chief Executive; Louise Jones, Chair of the Cafcass Faith Network; and a member of the Family Justice…

    Why Faith is Important to Me

    London, UK. 0.00 – Friday 19 November 0.00
    Employees at RSM UK posted on LinkedIn on the topic of 'why faith is important to me'.…

    Online series of reflections for Inter Faith Week

    The Gateway, 85 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR. 0.00 – Saturday 20 November 0.00
    Sharing a range of thoughts, reflections and information over the course of Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week message sharing and highlighting Essex Faith Covenant

    Council Offices, Princes Rd, Maldon CM9 5DL
    As part of #InterFaithWeek this year, we are supporting Inter Faith Week by encouraging people to post photos of themselves - either alone or with someone of another faith or belief - holding a card with a message about the…

  • Tuesday 16 November

    Blog - ‘Conversation, Collaboration and Connections’

    Oxford, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    RE:Online posted a blog exploring the power of discussing religion and worldviews with friends.…

    Craft Activities

    Wakefield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    YPO posted a video demonstrating three craft activities for schools to use to create conversations and teach children about different beliefs and cultures.…

    Bristol Museums Learning Boxes

    Bristol, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bristol Museums Learning posted a photo of their World Faiths artefact box, which schools can use for R.E. lessons, along with a link to further information.…

    A message for Inter Faith Week

    The Mind Wellbeing Centre, 3-11 Drake Street, Rochdale OL16 1RE. 0.00 – 0.00
    This week is #InterFaithWeek - a week dedicated to raising awareness and celebrating our cultural and religious differences. It is a time where we as people embrace diversity and explore what it is that makes us who we are! Sharing…

  • Wednesday 17 November

    Exploring and raising awareness of faith and palliative care.

    221 Hagley Rd, Stourbridge DY8 2JR
    This week, we are supporting Interfaith Week and we are working with our partners Dudley Group NHS Charity and the No Barriers Here team to explore and raise awareness of faith and palliative care. We will be sharing views from…

    Staff reflections on faith, nature and the environment and introducing a new staff interfaith network

    Somerset Diverse Communities, Viney Court, Taunton, TA1 3FB
    Some members of CCS staff are going to be reflecting how their faith sees nature and the environment. We will also be as introducing our new interfaith network – connecting faith and belief groups across Somerset. We want to collaborate…

    Messages for Inter Faith Week

    Norfolk, UK. 15.06 – 23.59
    Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Mental Health will be sharing messages from people of different faiths on their social media.…

  • Thursday 18 November

    Awareness raising of Multifaith Network

    6 Mitre Passage, London SE10 0ER
    Teach First has a MultiFaith Network. A FB post highlighting Inter Faith Week and how the MultiFaithNetwork helps teachers of all faiths, and signposting TF's other networks also.…

    Organ Donation

    Bristol, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    NHS Organ Donation posted to encourage people of faith to talk to their loved ones about organ donation and how it relates to their faiths and beliefs.…

    Inter Faith Week Video

    Scunthorpe, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    University Campus North Lincolnshire posted a video of different faith representatives speaking about their involvement in the Week.…

    NPL Celebrates Inter Faith Week

    National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LW. 0.00 – 0.00
    The National Physics Laboratory (NPL) posted a short blog by Sebastian Wood, scientist and co-leader of the workplace Faith and Religious Diversity Group, discussing the importance of religious diversity in the scientific community and linking to an article that he…

    Article - ‘Does Interfaith Work?’

    The Woolf Institute, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Woolf Institute published an article by Director of Research, Dr Julian Hargreaves, and Research Fellow, Dr Katherine O'Lone, about the questions and problems related to inter faith dialogue.…

    Fire and Rescue Video

    Luton, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue posted a video of their Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager speaking about the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion and how their team helps staff of different religions and cultures.…

    Inter Faith Forum

    St Helier Community Association, Bishopsford Road, Morden, SM4 6BL. 12.30 – 14.00
    An opportunity to find out more about work and projects that are coming up; future training; and funding.

  • Friday 19 November

    Inter Faith and its Role in Social Cohesion

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Jo Cox Foundation have published a blog post about the importance of inter faith connections.…

    Chaplain Messages

    Wakefield, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Chaplains from Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust shared messages about what inter faith means to them.…

    Teach First Multifaith Network

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Teach First shared testimonials from teachers, with links to information about its staff networks.…

    Places of Worship

    Windsor & Royal Borough Museum, The Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, SL4 1LR. 0.00 – 0.00
    Windsor & Royal Borough Museum are sharing images from their collections of different places of worship in the borough.…

    Holy Books in the Houses of Commons

    Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA. 0.00 – 0.00
    The House of Commons posted, as its 'Friday photo' an image of the 15 different holy books that Parliament Members can choose from on which to swear their oath.…

    Inter Faith Week blog

    Solent NHS Trust, Western Community Hospital William Macleod Way, Southampton SO16 4XE
    Inter Faith Week blog by Trust Chaplain Emma De'ath.…

    Why faith is important in our work with children and families - A Blog

    Cafcass National Office, 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, WC1B 3HF
    For Inter Faith Week, Chair of Cafcass Faith Network Louise Jones describes what faith means to her and why it’s important to think about faith as part of a person’s uniqueness. https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/2021/11/19/why-faith-is-important-in-our-work-with-children-and-families/…

    Faith in Kind Cities

    Basingstoke, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    As part of Lenovo's Kind City Project, four leaders of community projects with a faith context took part in a podcast discussing the role that faith-based communities can play in creating a kinder city.

    The panel…

  • Saturday 20 November

    Sharing Books About Faith

    Museum of Norwich, NR2 1AQ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Museum of Norwich shared an image of 'Revelations of Divine Love' by Julian of Norwich.…

    Archery and Islam

    Newport, Shropshire, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Archery GB posted an article from members of Leicester Archery Academy discussing sport and faith.…

    Interfaith Field Visit to Places of Worship

    St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. 10.00 – 17.30
    The UKIYN will carry out a field visit to St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, and share a meal in their inter faith tent structure. As the Steering Committee have some members who can’t attend in person, some discussions…

  • Sunday 21 November

    Classroom learning about Sikhism and Islam and Inter Faith Week blogs

    St. Aidan’s Church of England Primary School, Derwentwater Road, Gateshead NE8 2HQ
    Two illustrated blogs about Year 3's Inter Faith Week learning about about Sikhism during Inter Faith Week and about Year 6's learning about Islam.…

    Hospice Staff Messages

    Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge, CB22 3FB. 0.00 – 0.00
    Staff at Arthur Rank Hospice shared messages about what Inter Faith Week means to them in their roles at the hospice.…

    Brinsworth Academy Supporting Inter Faith Week

    Brinsworth Academy, Brinsworth Rd, Brinsworth, Rotherham S60 5EJ. 0.00 – 0.00
    Brinsworth Academy posted a photo of some of their students holding Inter Faith Week message boards in front of their 'local places of worship' board.…

    Talking Therapies Berkshire

    Berkshire, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Talking Therapies Berkshire posted to mark Inter Faith Week, noting the importance of faith and spirituality to wellbeing.…

    Signposting Faith Engagement Officers

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    The Metropolitan Police's Community Crime Prevention, Inclusion and Engagement team signposted the Faith Engagement Officers for each Basic Command Unit around London.…

  • Monday 22 November

    Inter Faith Week Message

    Hull, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire shared a photograph of Revd Ben Norton holding a message board with a positive message about Inter Faith Week.…

  • Wednesday 24 November

    Blog - ‘Having Faith’

    London, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Liberal Democrat councillor Hina Bokhari has written a blog about the importance of inter faith and religious literacy as a way of tackling prejudice and discrimination against people of faith.…

    Blood Donation

    Bristol, UK. 11.51 – 23.59
    NHS Blood Donation posted about the importance of people of different faiths donating plasma.…

  • Friday 26 November

    Representing the Wirral Deen Centre

    Liverpool, UK. 0.00 – 0.00
    Merseyside Police Community Engagement Unit posted a video of a representative of the Wirral Deen Centre and Liverpool's Muslim community speaking about her experience as a British Muslim woman and the work of the Wirral Deen Centre, as well as…

  • Wednesday 1 December

    Staff Diversity

    Bedford, UK. 17.21 – 23.59
    Deo Volente Solicitors posted about the diversity of their staff, with a quote from founder and Senior Partner Mr Qamar-Ur-Rehman about the power and importance of diversity within their firm.…

  • Friday 3 December

    Inter Faith Week pointers for employer - a blog

    ENEI, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE
    An Inter Faith Week guest blog by IFN's Assistant Director David Hampshire on pointers for Employers on faith in the workplace and good inter faith relations.…

  • Sunday 19 December

    Celebrating Inter Faith Week

    133 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QA
    This week we celebrate Inter Faith Week! With this, we want to increase awareness of the different and distinct faiths of all our employees and how this contributes to the rich diversity of our team.…

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