Activities calendar

The calendar below shows activity information linked to Inter Faith Week 2023. Some activities this year will take place virtually, and an icon identifies these on the list below. You can also filter online/ in-person activities using the controls above.

  • Monday 6 November

    Faith in the workplace Inter Faith Week webinar

    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham West Midlands B15 2GW. 12.30 – 13.30
    Staff network inaugural webinar event for staff to listen to some colleagues' experiences of being people of faith in the workplace.…

  • Friday 10 November

    CBRE Diwali Celebrations

    Henrietta House London W1G 0NB
    CBRE is beginning its Inter Faith Week celebrations by inviting clients and colleagues to a Diwali party in its conference space at Henrietta House.…

    Food For Thought Friday

    The Ethnicity Forum at The Adecco Group UK and Ireland is hosting a Food For Thought virtual session to celebrate Inter Faith Week.

  • Sunday 12 November

    Hands of Friendship

    The Dougie Mac Hospice, I Grace Road, Trentham, ST4 8FN.
    During Inter Faith Week we are thinking about those that are important in our lives. We will be decorating hands, with all those who are special to us, writing or drawing in the palm, something that brings us hope.
    We are also learning makaton signs for the song "put a little love in your heart", that singing hands have recorded on you tube. The Dougie Mac Hospice have invited local Schools, Spiritual, Religious and Pastoral communities to join in with us.
    We will be creating a Hands of Friendship display in the Children's building at the Dougie Mac Hospice.
    The Young adult Unit have a programme of events for the week that includes makaton, tasting different foods, planting bulbs, quizzes, music and personal reflections.…

    Inter Faith Week social media post

    To mark Inter Faith Week, Venntro Media Group shared a post about the importance of embracing harmony and unity.

    Women of Faith panel discussion

    Henrietta House London W1G 0NB
    The Women's Network conference at CBRE UK will include a panel discussion on Women of Faith. Discussions will focus on creating inclusive environments, dedicated faith spaces and inclusive social events.…

    Lexis Nexis Risk Inter Faith Week Charity Drive

    Lexis House, 30 Farringdon Street, London, EC4A 4HH
    During Inter Faith Week, Lexis Nexis will be collecting and donating food for charity. The donations will go to Purley Food Hub and Sutton Night Watch.…

  • Monday 13 November

    CLCH - Inter Faith Week Blog

    The Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust shared on social media some insights about life, work and faith from one of its staff, Layla Begum.…

    Inter Faith Week podcast

    The Canary Wharf Multifaith Chaplaincy team used the Week as an opportunity to hold an Inter Faith Week themed podcast on 'What holds a multifaith chaplaincy together?'…

    Embracing Diversity - An Inter Faith Week blog

    The National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) shared an online blog about the importance of Inter Faith Week and how groups could plan inclusive activities in Care services.

    Workplace Awareness Guide

    VinciWorks created an Inter Faith Week Workplace Awareness Guide to mark the Week. That can be downloaded at

    Social Media Message

    Speciality Fibres and Materials Ltd shared a post which celebrated unity and understanding during Inter Faith Week.

    Managing religion or belief in the workplace

    Thewlis Graham Associates created a guide on Inter Faith Week which covered some of the key steps for managing religion or belief in the workplace. You can read that at:

    Social Media Message

    National Air Traffic Services celebrated the Week by sharing a post on Instagram.…

    Social Media Message

    Wandsworth Oasis celebrated Inter Faith Week by sharing a post on Instagram about the important contribution that faith communities make to society.…

    MFN Conference - The Resilience of Faith

    The Exchange 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR. 10.00 – 16.00
    The Multi-Faith Network at Network Rail is pleased to invite you once again to their annual MFN Conference - The Resilience of Faith. Yorkshire County Cricketer Azeem Rafiq will be in attendance alongside the Network Rail's CEO Andrew Haines and CFO Jeremy Westlake and Project Director of the Inter Faith Network for the UK Ashley Beck. Please register to attend in Person or Choose to Attend Virtually. Food and drink is provided.

    Inter Faith Event

    Woodhatch Place Reigate RH28EF. 11.00 – 14.00
    This is the staff inter faith group for Surrey County Council. We are hosting various speakers on the day followed by lunch. …

  • Tuesday 14 November

    Workplace Visit

    6 Southwark St London SE1 1TQ
    Raj Holness is visiting staff at CBRE UK to talk about the important role her faith played in helping her to respond to hardships in her life.…

    Sustainability and Faith (Network Rail)

    Network Rail will run a workshop for employees about how faith communities can contribute to increasing environmental sustainability across the UK.…

    The Path to Peace - Mosque Open Day event

    4 Parkinson Avenue Scunthorpe DN15 7JX. 12.00 – 18.00
    Scunthorpe Islamic Centre is opening its doors to the general public for Inter Faith Week. The day includes a free lunch and the observation of prayers and performances. For more information visit

    Diwali Celebrations (Network Rail)

    . 13.00 – 14.00
    Network Rail will partner with HS2 Reach Network to run a lunchtime event celebrating Diwali.…

  • Wednesday 15 November

    Uncovering Faith at Work

    6 Southwark St London SE1 1TQ
    CBRE UK is hosting a panel entitled 'Uncovering Faith at Work' which will have five speakers and which includes discussions on intersectionality and on friendship between different faiths.…

    Visit to Mandir

    Pramukh Swami Junction, 135 Gipsy Ln, Leicester LE4 6RH
    Members of the RAF Careers Engagement Team are visiting the Hindu BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Leicester where they will have a tour and a talk on the Hindu faith and learn about Diwali.…

    Visit to Gurdwara

    Holy Bones, Leicester LE1 4LJ
    Members of the RAF Careers Engagement Team are visiting the Sikh Gurdwara in Leicester, where they were will be given a tour followed by a talk on the Sikh faith.…

    Lunch and Learn (Network Rail)

    Network Rail will work with its Cultural Fusion Network to run a lunch and learn session focusing on food and faith.…

    Inter Faith Week & Diwali Celebration

    The Street, University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF. 10.00 – 14.00
    This event is for UWL students and staff only. Come and meet UWL's new inter faith adviser, as well as finding out more about the faith service and its pastoral care provision. Delicious Diwali snacks will be provided!…

    Lexis Nexis Risk Lunch and Panel Discussion

    Lexis House, 30 Farringdon Street, London, EC4A 4HH
    Our Religion and Employee Resource group will be hosting a lunch and panel discussion to mark Inter Faith Week.…

    Multi-Faith Fair with Lancaster University

    LA1 4YW. 12.30 – 15.30
    Join us for an inclusive event celebrating diversity and unity. Discover different faiths, meet new people and learn about local opportunities.
    - Local Faith-Based Organisations
    - LUSU Faith Societies
    - Community and Volunteering Opportunities
    - Staff and Student Support…

    Inter Faith Week seminar

    6 Southwark St London SE1 1TQ. 16.00 – 17.00
    Mark Green, Executive Director at London Institute of Contemporary Christianity is speaking to staff at CBRE UK on how leadership values are expressed in different religious traditions.…

  • Thursday 16 November

    Inter Faith Week workplace panel

    The Capital Building, Old Hall St, Liverpool L3 9PP
    Crown Commercial Service Faith and Belief Network are marking the Week by hosting six panellists at their Liverpool office to discuss and highlight the importance of inter faith dialogue. …

    Inter Faith Week event

    18 Silkstream Rd, Burnt Oak, Edgware HA8 0DA
    Thurrock CVS is holding an inter faith event to mark Inter Faith Week.…

    Workplace Challah bake

    6 Southwark St London SE1 1TQ
    Staff at CBRE UK have organised a Challah bake, an opportunity to bake bread that Jewish people share every sabbath.…

    Network Rail Inter Faith Week Panel

    Network Rail will partner with TfL to run an inter faith panel during Inter Faith Week.…

    Faith in Health Protection

    Armouries Dr, Leeds LS10 1LT. 9.00 – 12.00
    Colleagues at the UK Health Security Agency conference in Leeds are marking the Week with a breakfast session, "Faith in Health Protection". This session will consist of a range of talks and is followed by a shared meal. It has been organised by faith and belief networks chairs, members of the diversity and inclusion team and conference organisers.…

    Let’s Talk About the Jewish Faith

    . 12.30 – 13.30
    Cultural Fusion, an employee wellbeing programme at Network Rail, will be running an event focused on the Jewish faith. The event will give employees the chance to learn more about the Jewish faith.…

    Multi Faith within Rail

    100 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6DL. 18.00 – 21.00
    Young Rail Professionals will be running an event about the different faiths working in the rail industry.…

  • Friday 17 November

    Inter Faith Week lunch

    12 Dingwall Rd, Croydon CR0 2NA
    Employees at the Pension Protection Fund will enjoy a Diwali lunch hosted by members of its faith groups.…

    Inter Faith Week Lunch

    Sutton, Surrey
    The Religion Employee Resource Group at XpertHR Cendex is hosting the Annual Inter Faith Week lunch with contributions from long term supporters of the ERG Mark Kelsey Scott Walker Jo Portlock and panel members Gurinder Singh F ISP, F IDM, F ILM Siobhan Leonard Mo Malik Nymphia Dhar co hosted by Patricia Okyere and Gemma Herrington.…

    Workplace Training on Hate Crime

    6 Southwark St London SE1 1TQ
    Staff at CBRE UK are taking part in training highlighting the prevalence of islamophobia and antisemitism and how staff can help work against them.…

    Defra - Inter Faith Week Blog

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs shared a blog on social media from one of its staff, Tricia Olagunji, on why her faith is so important to her.…

    Hurley Group - Social Media Message

    Hurley Group marked the Week by sharing a post about the importance of inter faith conversation and dialogue.…

    Social Media Message

    Anthony Gold Solicitors shared a post about the aims of the Week and the importance of learning from another.…

    Multifaith funeral blog

    Poppy's Funerals shared a blog post on social media on how to plan a multifaith funeral.…

    Inter Faith Week video

    Railway Mission chaplain Dylis George featured in a video produced by train operating company c2c to celebrate Inter Faith Week.…

    Inter Faith Week coffee morning (Network Rail)

    As part of its Fortnightly Coffee Mornings series, the Multi-Faith Network at Network Rail is organising a special guest talk from the Inter Faith Network for the UK's Project Director, Ashley Beck. …

    Inter Faith Week workplace talk and panel discussion

    The Faith and Roots Network at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is hosting Ashley Beck, who is the Project Director of Inter Faith Network for the UK (which organises Inter Faith Week). He will speak about the aims of Inter Faith Week and the work of the Inter Faith Network for the UK. This will be followed by a Q&A session with a panel made up of representatives from each of the FCA & PSR’s faith groups (Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh).

    Unity and Peace - Diwali Celebration

    . 12.30 – 14.00
    Network Rail will be participating in a Diwali celebration with the theme of Unity and Peace. The celebration will be organised by the Hindu Society.…

  • Saturday 18 November

    Social media message

    The Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service shared a quote about respecting the religious beliefs of the children and families that it works with.…

  • Monday 20 November

    Staff reflections

    Diocese of Bristol First Floor Hillside House 1500 Parkway North Stoke Gifford Bristol BS34 8YU
    Staff at the Diocese of Bristol are marking Inter Faith Week by thinking about what makes us human, inspired by the quote from Leo Tolstoy 'If you feel pain, you're alive, if you feel other people's pain, you're human being'.…

  • Tuesday 21 November

    Stories and Poems from Different Cultures

    Wesley Hall, Blackburn, BB2 1LQ. 11.30 – 14.00
    Asylum seekers and refugees will share poems or stories from different cultures during our weekly drop-in. …

  • Monday 27 November

    Round Table on Faith and Spirituality

    Essex Partnership University NHS FT Faith and Spirituality Network is organising a filmed roundtable discussion on Faith and Spirituality.…

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