Activity ideas

This section contains activity ideas for different kinds of organisation, including schools, local authorities, student groups, local inter faith groups, hospitals, sports clubs and more!


‘Inter Faith Week buddies’

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

Published 17 August 2020


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


Online activity ideas

A selection of ideas for marking the Week virtually, in the context of COVID-19

Published June 2020


Libraries

Libraries are unique institutions with a special place at the heart of their local communities. The Week is a tremendous opportunity to strengthen links with your diverse local community; educate and inform; and to highlight aspects of your collection.

Published 7 October 2020


Museums and galleries

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 7 October 2020


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 7 October 2020


Young people

Inter Faith Week is a fantastic platform for those wanting to highlight diversity, inclusion, equality and respectful engagement and is for those of non-religious as well as religious beliefs.

Published 7 October 2020


Hospices

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 7 October 2020


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 7 October 2020


Police

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

Published 6 October 2020


Hospitals

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 5 October 2020


Schools

​The Week is a great opportunity for pupils to explore inter faith issues and for schools to build relationships with faith, belief and inter faith groups in their community

Published 5 October 2020


Higher and Further Education

Inter Faith Week is a fantastic platform for encouraging understanding and cooperation between students of different religious and non-religious backgrounds

Published 21 September 2020


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 29 October 2018


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 6 November 2016


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 6 November 2016


National 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 6 November 2016


Local Faith Communities

Inter Faith Week provides local faith communities with a great opportunity to showcase your important social action and inter faith work and to build new relationships of understanding and cooperation.

Published 6 November 2016


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 5 November 2016


Sports organisations

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

Published 5 November 2016

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