More Inter Faith Week events

Layout 1Check the map on the Inter Faith Week website and zoom in to London to find local events.

Our LBFN celebration next Monday 25th November is firmly on the map!  If you haven’t yet added your name to the guest list, please do so soon to guarantee your place – there’s been a big response and Europe House doesn’t stretch!

Here are some other highlights:

Photo exhibition from South London Inter Faith Group in the café area at City Hall, SE1 2AA: WALKING AND TALKING: inter faith walks in south London, open Monday – Friday, 8.30 – 6pm (5.30 on Fridays) on 18th – 22nd and 25th – 29th November.

Children’s Art Competition, Westminster Faith Exchange: “Faith and Helping Others”.   The Competition is open to all children and young people from any faith community (or none), school or youth organisation based in Westminster.   Entry is free and there are some great prizes to be won in the following age categories: 6 years and under, 7-9 years, 10 years and over.   Entries close on Thursday 28 November 2013.  A special prize giving ceremony for the best entries will be held on Wednesday 11 December 2013 at the West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Pl, London W1H 5AU.

The Significance of Faith Festivals, Harrow Inter Faith Council 21 November 7-9.30pm at Middlesex New Synagogue, 39 Bessborough Road, Harrow HA1 3BS.

Good Neighbour Days throughout the week (download flyer here) and conference, Faith Involvement in End of Life Care, Providing support at home. Wednesday 20th November 2013 1.30 – 4.00pm.  A conference run jointly by Hounslow Friends of Faith and the Chaplaincy of West Middlesex University Hospital.  The Education Centre, West Middlesex University Hospital,Twickenham Road, Isleworth TW7 6AF. This half day conference is open to medical staff, faith leaders and others working to provide spiritual care for patients with life limiting conditions. Lunch will be available from 12.30. For further information and a booking form contact the Secretary of HFOF by email or by phone 020 8560 5887.

Faith in the Community, Faiths Together in Lambeth, Thursday 21st November 20, 6pm – 8pm in the Assembly Hall, Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton SW2. An event in Inter Faith Week to celebrate contributions that faith groups make to the wider community in Lambeth and to discover where more could be done. Speakers: Chief Superintendent Matt Bell, Borough Police Commander and Councillor Lib Peck, Leader of Lambeth Council. Exhibits: projects and programmes with faith group involvement including stalls and displays from faith-based organisations and exhibits by partner agencies. With drinks and light refreshments.

Inter Faith Week 17 – 23 November

inter faith weekEvents in London are beginning to appear on the Inter Faith Week events map: blood donation (Bushey), end of life traditions (Golders Green), civic (Brixton) and headteachers’ (Westminster) events. 

This year the Week will be celebrated from Sunday 17 November to Saturday 23 November.  It falls within the European Semaine de Rencontres Islamo-Chrétiennes 14 – 24 November.

If you are planning an activity, add it to the official IFN website so that everyone knows about it and can come along if they’re able to.  Inter Faith Week is now in its fifth year and the aims are

  • Strengthening good inter faith relations at all levels
  • Increasing awareness of the different and distinct faith communities in the UK, in particular celebrating and building on the contribution which their members make to their neighbourhoods and to wider society
  • Increasing understanding between people of religious and non-religious beliefs

Download the flyer and have a look at the variety of London events in a previous year in our Archive section.