Inter Faith Week: Stories from 2016, inspiration for 2017

A short, illustrated report on Inter Faith Week 2016, with a section looking forward to the 2017 Week.

Published 4 July 2017


Inter Faith Week 2015 Mini-Report (In Annual Review)

The Inter Faith Network for the UK's 2015/16 Annual Review contains a mini-report on Inter Faith Week 2015.

Published 30 June 2017


Report of meeting on local inter faith activity held by All Party Parliamentary Group with the Inter Faith Network for the UK

Presentations, in the form provided by contributors, are included, together with a summary of discussion through Q and A.

Published 3 March 2017


Arts, Culture and Music

Inter Faith Week provided a great opportunity for events showcasing arts, culture and music linked to faith communities across the UK.

Published 18 January 2017


Celebrations and Festivals

For many participants, Inter Faith Week was a time of celebration, and a range of celebrations and festivals took place to recognise the contributions that faith communities make.

Published 18 January 2017


Dialogue and Discussion

Inter Faith Week saw many events encouraging dialogue, discussion and debate between people of different faiths and beliefs.

Published 18 January 2017


Higher and Further Education Activities

Inter Faith Week offered a range of opportunities for students to get involved, notably through Higher and Further Education institutions.

Published 18 January 2017


Local authorities and other public agencies

Inter Faith Week provides a particularly good platform for local authorities and other public agencies to work in partnership with local faith communities and inter faith bodies.

Published 18 January 2017


Media, Online Activities and Social Media

An enormous range of events were advertised on the internet and through social media, and numerous articles and blogs were written about the Week. Some also ran social media campaigns, online activities, radio shows or made films.

Published 18 January 2017


Pilgrimages, Walks, Faith Trails and Open Door Days

Inter Faith Week is a time when many places of worship open their doors to welcome others in to learn more, either as part of a pilgrimage, walk or faith trail or an open door day.

Published 18 January 2017


Religious Literacy

Inter Faith Week provides a great opportunity to increase religious literacy, and many events advanced awareness, as people learn more about one another, and something of the contribution that others make to their neighbourhoods and to wider society.

Published 18 January 2017


Remembrance Events

It was decided that Inter Faith Week 2016 would begin on Remembrance Sunday, encouraging people of different backgrounds to mark it together.

Published 18 January 2017


Peace and Non-Violence Events

Some communities chose to come together during Inter Faith Week to promote peace or non-violence through services and vigils or celebrations and festivals.

Published 18 January 2017


School Activities

Inter Faith Week has become a firm fixture in the calendar of many schools.

Published 18 January 2017


Social Action

Inter Faith Week is a time of the year that brings faith communities together, and many choose to celebrate through practical cooperation for the common good.

Published 18 January 2017


National Events and Initiatives

‘National’ events took place in England, Wales and Northern Ireland along with events that reflected a UK-wide focus, such as the launches of a number of projects or parliamentary events.

Published 18 January 2017


Women’s Activities

Inter Faith Week provided a great opportunity for women of different faiths and beliefs to come together in different contexts to develop relationships and discuss matters of common concern.

Published 17 January 2017


Sporting Events

Sport is increasingly seen as being a good way to bring people of different faiths and beliefs together, and a number of Inter Faith Week events reflected this.

Published 17 January 2017


Inter Faith Learning, Dialogue and Cooperation: Next Steps

To assist people who have attended an Inter Faith Week event and would like to get more involved, the Inter Faith Network has published a new booklet, timed to coincide with the end of Inter Faith Week 2016.

Published 22 November 2016


Blog from Assistant Director, David Hampshire

Inter Faith Week 2016 has probably been one of the most exhilarating, exhausting and rewarding weeks of my life. For me it started in York at 9am on Monday after a 4am start.

Published 22 November 2016

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