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Events

This page contains a list of some of the inter faith events and activities taking place across the UK.

In light of COVID-19, organisations are now holding many of their events online.

Sunday 6 December

Celebrating Our Faith Festivals Together - South London Inter Faith Group

South London Inter Faith Group, in association with Faiths Together in Lambeth, Faiths Together and Croydon and Kingston Faiths Forum, is holding an event on Sunday 6 December called 'Celebrating our Faith Festivals Together'.  The event will celebrate 8 different faith festivals that are held or have been held around this time of the year - Advent/Christmas, Bodhi Day, Chanukah, Diwali, Gurpurab, Milad, Vikram Samwat and the Winter Solstice - with short talks, devotional songs, hymns and presentations.  The event is being held online from 2.30pm to 5.15pm.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 6 December

The ‘Righteous Muslims’ - Muslims Who Saved Jews in the Holocaust - Faith Matters and Yad Vashem

Faith Matters and Yad Vashem are holding a webinar on Sunday 6 December entitled The 'Righteous Muslims' - Muslims Who Saved Jews in the Holocaust. This online panel will "focus on the unique relationship between Albanian Muslim families and Jewish refugees who fled for their lives during the Holocaust and offer insights into the educational messages of this history for our generation".  It is being held online at 6pm.  To register, visit https://yadvashem-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tG1LMD6yTkKATgufPYAfHw.

Monday 7 December

Faith Leadership in Uncertain Times - Spirit in Mind and Aksaa

Spirit in Mind and Aksaa are holding a workshop on Monday 7 December on Faith Leadership in Uncertain Times - Christianity and Islam.  The workshop is being held from 10am to 12pm on Zoom. To register, visit https://bit.ly/2Ga970h.  For more information, contact Debby Walker on 01924 316282 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 8 December

The history of the Focolare Movement & its work for inter religious dialogue - Welwyn Hatfield Inter Faith Group

Welwyn Hatfield Inter Faith Group is holding its next meeting on Tuesday 8 December.  The topic will be 'The history of the Focolare Movement & its work for inter religious dialogue'.  The main speakers will be Jon Dal Din and Pat Whitney.  It is being held at 8pm online.  For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Wednesday 9 December

Skills for Dialogue at Key Stage 3 - Faith and Belief Forum

The Faith and Belief Forum is holding an event on Wednesday 9 December about its resource 'Skills for Dialogue at Key Stage 3'.  The event is being held online from 4.30pm to 5.30pm. For more information, and to book, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/skills-for-dialogue-at-key-stage-3-tickets-128223400643.

Wednesday 9 December

Interpreting culture – improving cross-cultural communication - Interfaith Scotland

Interfaith Scotland is holding its next training session on ‘Interpreting culture – improving cross-cultural communication’ on Wednesday 9 December.  By then end of the course delegates will be able to: Describe the wide-ranging influence of cultural background on people’s behaviour, expectations and beliefs; Utilise a simple tool for recognising and responding to misinterpretations stemming from cultural difference; Reconsider their responses to the behaviour of others, to avoid cultural difference becoming a source of anger and prejudice; and Show improved communication skills when communicating with those from other cultures.  This will be held from 1pm to 4pm on Zoom. There is a fee to attend. For more information, visit https://interfaithscotland.org/get-involved/training.

Thursday 10 December

AGM - InterFaith Wolverhampton

InterFaith Wolverhampton is holding its AGM online on Thursday 10 December.  This meeting will hear of the work of InterFaith over the last year, receive the financial statements and trustees report as well as conducting elections.  It will take place on Zoom at 7pm.  For further information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thursday 10 December

Prayer Hour - Brighton and Hove Inter Faith Contact Group

Brighton and Hove Inter Faith Contact Group is holding its next monthly prayer hour on Thursday 10 December at 7pm via Zoom. Attendees will have the chance to share readings, reflections and silence, as well as light a candle. To attend, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Monday 14 December

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training - Faiths Together in Lambeth and MHFA

Faiths Together in Lambeth and MFHA are running a 2 day Adult Mental Health First Aid Training course on Monday 14 December and Tuesday 15 December. It will be held from 8.45am to 5.30pm each day at St Martins Scout Hut, 16-28 High Trees, Tulse Hill, London SW2 3PU.  To request a place, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and for more information, contact Phil on 07956 441911.

Monday 14 December

Interfaith Winter Party and Quiz – Sheffield Interfaith

Sheffield Interfaith is holding an Interfaith Winter Party and Quiz on Monday 14 December.  It is being held online from 7.30pm.  For more information, visit http://sheffieldinterfaith.org.uk/2020/12/shirley-house-interfaith-winter-party-and-quiz-730-pm-monday-14th-december-on-zoom/.

Tuesday 15 December

8 Lamps of Hanukah - CCJ Norfolk and Norwich and Jewish Museum London

The Council of Christians and Jews (Norfolk and Norwich Branch) is holding an event, with the Jewish Museum London, on the '8 Lamps of Hanukah' on Tuesday 15 December.  This will be an opportunity to explore the festival of Hanukah through the Jewish Museum London's collection.  It is being held via Zoom from 5pm to 6.30pm. For more information contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 15 December

Virtual Chanukah party - Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester is organising a virtual Chanukah Party on Tuesday 15 December. This will include the lighting of the Menorah, how to make latke, and also klezmer music. It begins at 7pm.  For more information, visit https://www.muslimjewish.org.uk/Future_events.html.

Tuesday 15 December

Climate Crisis: How do we Get Off the Road to Ruin? - Interfaith Glasgow

Interfaith Glasgow is holding the next event in its Voices from the Portal online dialogue series on Tuesday 15 December.  The topic will be 'Climate Crisis: How do we Get Off the Road to Ruin?' and the speakers will be Rabiah Abdullah, Co-Founder of The Rabbani Project, and the Revd Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of GreenFaith.  The event takes place online from 6pm to 8.30pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-crisis-how-do-we-get-off-the-road-to-ruin-tickets-131044879763.


DISCLAIMER: Event information is based on that sent to the Inter Faith Network for the UK (IFN), which is then edited for style. IFN makes no guarantee that the event information displayed on this page is accurate. Inclusion of events should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. Lack of inclusion of events may not be assumed to imply a lack of endorsement. Events are included at the absolute discretion of IFN, which reserves the right to edit information provided for event listing purposes.

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