‘Inter Faith Week buddies’

Further ideas and pointers for holding an Inter Faith Week 'buddies' scheme

Published 8 August 2022

Online activity ideas

A selection of ideas for marking the Week virtually

Published August 2022

Preparing for Inter Faith Week 2020 - an IFN webinar

Video: A webinar for inter faith organisations (local, regional and national) about preparing for Inter Faith Week 2020

Published 4 August 2020

Copy for Newsletters

Thank you for encouraging others to take part in Inter Faith Week. Below is some basic information you may find it helpful to draw on for your newsletters and e-bulletins.

Published 31 August 2022

Quick plan activities

This page has been developed specifically for people who have decided they’d like to mark Inter Faith Week, but don’t have a lot of time to plan an activity.

Published 8 August 2022

Faith Communities

Inter Faith Week offers a valuable opportunity to make the public more aware of your faith community and of the important contribution which it makes to wider society – locally, nationally and internationally.

Published 8 August 2022

Non-Religious Belief Groups

One of the aims of Inter Faith Week is increasing dialogue between religious and non-religious groups, and people from both religious and non-religious backgrounds are warmly welcomed to take part.

Published 8 August 2022

National and Regional Inter Faith Organisations

Inter Faith Week provides a great opportunity for inter faith organisations to highlight the inter faith work they carry out year-round and to draw new people into this.

Published 8 August 2022

Local Inter Faith Organisations

Local inter faith bodies are involved in inter faith work all year round, but having a single Week where most inter faith groups and faith forums are taking part provides a focal point for the public, opening up inter faith activity to a wider audience.

Published 8 August 2022

Local authorities

Inter Faith Week is a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate and strengthen links with your diverse local community and to encourage new links and partnerships which contribute to integration and cohesion.

Published 8 August 2022


Inter Faith Week provides a great opportunity to connect with faith communities within the local community which you serve.

Published 8 August 2022

Fire and Rescue Services

Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) are well known for their commitment to engaging with local communities in all parts of the country.

Published 8 August 2022

Ambulance Services

Inter Faith Week provides a great opportunity to connect with faith communities and belief groups within the local community which you serve.

Published 8 August 2022


At this time of COVID-19, the Week is a great way to sustain and build connections and to highlight and celebrate work to promote respect, understanding and cooperation and celebrate diversity, inclusion and common values.

Published 8 August 2022


Inter Faith Week is an excellent opportunity for hospices to strengthen their links with local faith and belief groups and enable their work to become more widely understood and supported.

Published 8 August 2022


Inter Faith Week offers an excellent opportunity for chaplaincies to reach out, bring people together, and showcase the work that they do.

Published 8 August 2022

Workplaces and businesses

Inter Faith Week provides workplaces and businesses with a unique opportunity to engage with diversity and equalities and to encourage religious literacy and positive relations in the workplace.

Published 8 August 2022

Sports organisations

Inter Faith Week can be a great time to initiate inter faith sports programmes or celebrate those that are already going

Published 8 August 2022

Museums, galleries, and archives

Inter Faith Week is a tremendous opportunity to highlight aspects of your collection which relate to the different religious communities in the UK and also develop and strengthen local community stakeholder links.

Published 8 August 2022


Every library is different and can make a unique contribution to Inter Faith Week!

Published 8 August 2022

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