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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.

Monday 17 May

Customs of different faiths associated with Death - Welwyn Hatfield Inter Faith Group

Welwyn Hatfield Inter Faith Group is holding its next meeting on Monday 17 May.  The Very Revd Stephen Morrison (Catholic) and members of the Interfaith Group will be speaking about different faith customs associated with death. The event begins at 8pm.  For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 18 May

My Sikhism: A guide to difference amongst Sikhs - Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum

Elmbridge Multi Faith Forum is holding its next event on Tuesday 18 May.  It will be on the theme of ‘My Sikhism: A guide to difference amongst Sikhs’.  Speakers will include Nirmaljit singh, Baljeet Kaur and Bahadur Singh.  It is being held from 7.30pm to 9pm.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 18 May

Bring and Share Lunch - Interfaith Wolverhampton

Interfaith Wolverhampton is holding its next 'Bring and Share Lunch' online on Tuesday 18 May.  Venerable Tejwant will speak about his Buddhist faith and the importance of Vesakh Day in Buddhism which is mainly celebrated on the full moon day of May every year.  It is being held from 1pm to 2pm via Zoom.  For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 18 May

Gratitude - Herefordshire InterFaith Group

Herefordshire InterFaith Group is holding its next meeting online on Tuesday 18 May.  This will be the next in its series on ‘Let this be a Year of Healing' and will focus on 'Gratitude'.  It is being held from 7pm to 8.40pm. For more information, visit https://herefordshireinterfaith.org.uk/events/gratitude or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Tuesday 18 May

Gathering - Interfaith Moray

Interfaith Moray is having a Zoom gathering on Tuesday 18 May from 7pm to 9pm. For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Wednesday 19 May

Keeping the Faith - Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby and Community Action Derby

The Multi Faith Centre at the University of Derby and Community Action Derby are holding an event on Wednesday 19 May on 'Keeping the Faith - Reflecting on Faith Contributions during the COVID Emergency'. The event is supported by Derby City Council’s Community Development Team and the University of Derby.  It will share inspirational examples of how communities, motivated by their faiths and beliefs have mobilised to support vulnerable people during the crisis. It will also reflect on the lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities ahead for faith groups who want to continue working with local communities as part of the city’s recovery and beyond.  It is being held from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/keeping-the-faith-reflecting-on-faith-contributions-in-the-covid-emergency-tickets-147746795643.

Wednesday 19 May

Controlling and reducing the Use of Plastics - Fife Interfaith Group

Fife Interfaith Group is holding its next monthly meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 19 May at which it will be discussing 'Controlling and reducing the Use of Plastics'. For more information, visit http://www.fifeinterfaithgroup.org.uk/contact.html.

Wednesday 19 May

Faith leaders and mental health support - Faiths Forum for London

Faiths Forum for London is running a training session for faith leaders on Wednesday 19 May.  This is a training session to discuss with faith leaders their role in supporting the mental health of their communities. It will also be an opportunity to raise awareness of the resources available on Good Thinking’s faith communities section.  The course is being held from 4.30pm to 5.30pm.  To register, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Vo6SwYlYSv6mWquzzFKFMQ.

Thursday 20 May

Quiz - Interfaith Scotland

Interfaith Scotland is holding a Quiz on Thursday 20 May for Scottish local inter faith groups.  Teams of 3-4 people may take part.  It is being held from 6pm to 7.30pm.  To register a team, visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe71ttMoYDSTmsPc_a_znRhVr7yoJQlZW0Zee8JzdL6SnVMzA/viewform

Thursday 20 May

Loneliness, Lockdown and the Role of Faith Communities - National Spirituality and Mental Health Forum

The National Spirituality and Mental Health Forum is holding a webinar on Thursday 20 May on ‘Loneliness, Lockdown and the Role of Faith Communities’.  It is being held from 6.15pm to 7.30pm. 6:15-7:30pm. For more information, and to register, visit https://www.spiritualitymentalhealth.org.uk/events-1/loneliness-lockdown-and-the-role-of-faith-communities.

Thursday 20 May

Interfaith Meditation Evening - Interfaith Council for Wales / Cyngor Rhyngffydd Cymru

The Interfaith Council for Wales / Cyngor Rhyngffydd Cymru is holding an Interfaith Meditation Evening on Thursday 20 May.  Participants are invited to find inner peace and calm with Baha’is, Buddhists, Hare Krishnas and Sufi Muslims. The event will be held from 7pm to 8.15pm.  For more information and to register, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Saturday 22 May

Interfaith Football Tournament - Woking People of Faith

Woking People of Faith is planning an Interfaith Football Tournament for Saturday 22 May. This will be held at Winston Churchill School Sports Centre, Winston Churchill School, Hermitage Road, Woking GU21 8TL.  Six-a-side teams (plus one substitute) will play in group games as they work their way towards the quarter and semis before the final.  The tournament is open to anyone over 16 years of age from Woking.  There is an entry fee for each team.  The tournament will be held from 11.30am to 5.30pm.  For more information, and to book a team, contact John West at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 23 May

Migration Stories - Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester is holding its next event on Sunday 23 May.  The theme will be 'Migration Stories' and three Muslims and three Jews will be telling the stories of how they or their parents came to the UK.  It begins at 7pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.muslimjewish.org.uk/Future_events.html.

Sunday 23 May

Mindfulness Day - Aberdeen Inter Faith Group

Aberdeen Interfaith Group is holding a Mindfulness Day for Mental Health Week at Varapunya Meditation Centre on the theme of Nature and the Environment on Sunday 23 May. For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Sunday 23 May

Communication and Culture - Nisa-Nashim

Nisa-Nashim Jewish-Muslim Women's Network is holding its annual conference on Sunday 23 May.  The theme will be 'Communication and Culture'. The Keynote session will feature Ruth Smeeth (Index on Censorship) and Nusrat Ghani (MP), who will be interviewed by Mishal Hussain (Broadcaster).  The event will be held from 7pm to 8.15pm.   For more information, and to register, visit https://nisa-nashim.typeform.com/to/RRNsxx6j.

Monday 24 May

Together For Our Planet: How faith communities can engage with COP26 - Interfaith Glasgow and Interfaith Scotland

Interfaith Glasgow, in partnership with Interfaith Scotland, is holding an event on Monday 24 May entitled ‘Together For Our Planet: How faith communities can engage with COP26'.  It is being held from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/together-for-our-planet-how-faith-communities-can-engage-with-cop26-tickets-152337996047.

Tuesday 4 May – Tuesday 1 June

Where Nature Meetings Faith - Faiths Forum for London, Faith for the climate, Faiths United Youth Network and The Royal Parks

Faiths Forum for London in partnership with Faith for the climate, Faiths United Youth Network and The Royal Parks will be exploring issues of faith, sustainability, nature and our environment in the run up COP26 in Glasgow, through a webinar series titled ‘Where Nature Meets Faith’.  There are 5 webinars in the series from 4 May to 1 June.  For more information on each webinar, and to register, visit https://linktr.ee/WNMF.

Wednesday 2 June

My Faith and the Environment - Religions for Peace (UK) Youth Interfaith Network

Religions for Peace (UK) Youth Interfaith Network is holding an event on Wednesday 2 June entitled 'My Faith and the Environment: a Positive Youth Interfaith Reponse'.  The event is being held from 7pm to 8.30pm.  For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/my-faith-the-environment-a-positive-interfaith-youth-response-tickets-153763622133.

Thursday 10 June

Building a better world after the pandemic - CAFOD

The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) is livestreaming an inter faith event from Truro Cathedral on Thursday 10 June. The event is entitled 'Building a better world after the pandemic' and is taking place ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall.  The event will reflect on the impact of the pandemic and how to rebuild and will send a digital message to the presidents and prime ministers ahead of the start of their meeting the next day.   It takes place from 7pm to 8pm. For more information, and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/g7-interfaith-event-building-a-better-world-after-the-pandemic-tickets-152842280375.

Tuesday 15 June

Refugee Week - Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum

Guildford and Godalming Interfaith Forum is holding an event on Tuesday 15 June to mark Refuge Week.   Speakers will include Neelam Devisher, Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum; Ray Northcott, Refugees Welcome in Surrey; Elisabeth Mpyisi, Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum; and Louise Baumberg, Godalming Unitarian.  The event begins at 7.30pm. For more information, contact Bibhas & Carolyn Neogi at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or on 01483 415773.


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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