Top 10: Things to do for Interfaith Week

This year, Inter Faith Week 2017 will take place from Sunday 12 - Sunday 19 November in Camden and will highlight the good work done by local faith, inter faith and faith-based groups and organisations. Inter Faith Week aims to: 

  • Draw new people into inter faith learning and cooperation
  • Enable greater interaction between people of different backgrounds
  • Help develop integrated and neighbourly communities
  • Celebrate diversity and commonality
  • Open new possibilities for partnership

To celebrate Inter Faith Week we have compiled the best events happening in Camden during Inter Faith Week 2017!
 

1. Attend the Multi Faith Service of Remembrance 

Where: St Pancras Church, Euston Road, NW1
WhenSunday 12  November, 10am 
 

2. Go and see the Act of Remembrance and Laying of Wreaths 

Where: London and North Western Railway Company War Memorial, Euston Station
When: Sunday 12 November, 10.55am
 

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3. LGBT People of Faith and Friends: drop in for coffee and conversation 

Where: Marchmont Street Community Centre 62 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AB
When: Monday 13 November, 6.30pm – 8pm

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4. Why not go to this lecture on "Islam & Atheism: Irreconcilable Enemies?" at Conway Hall?

Where: Conway Hall
When: 13 November, 19:30 – 21:30
 

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5. Free for all: "Faith and Safety: Faith Leaders Forum" is a public meeting followed by light refreshments and networking. 

Speakers: Cllr Shah, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities and Hate Crime Liaison Officer, DS Garth Hall, Metropolitan Police

The aim of the meeting is to provide a space for people of faith, the local voluntary sector, the council and the police to exchange views, to better understand each other and to plan for the future. There will be light refreshments and an opportunity for networking from 7.30pm

All welcome, free entry but please book your place via 0207 9674 6457 or vcs@camden.gov.uk

Where: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Judd Street, WC1H 9JE
When: Thursday 16 November, 6 – 8pm

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6. This sounds interesting! The Younghusband Lecture: "Rehumanising Space". Can a renewed interest in religion, belief and spirituality contribute to political and civic regeneration? Professor Chris Baker, William Temple Professor of Religion and Public Life at Goldsmiths, University of London and Director of Research for the William Temple Foundation, will speak on the theme and Rabbi Professor Tony Bayfield CBE, DD (Cantuar), Professor of Jewish Theology and Thought at Leo Baeck College. 

Visit www.worldfaiths.org

Where: Montagu Centre, 21 Maple Street, London, W1T 4BE
When: Thursday 16 November 

7. Don't miss the Open House for Interfaith Week and Mitzvah Day at the Jewish Museum! Free entry to the Open House afternoon in partnership with the West London Islamic Centre. Participate in Inter Faith Community Bread Baking for Charity in our Sukkah and learn about the importance of Tzedakah (Charity) and more.

Visit Jewishmuseum.org.uk

Where: Jewish Museum, 129 – 131 Albert Street, NW1 7NB
When: Sunday 19 November, 1 – 4pm
 

8. How about Mitzvah Day?
Jewish led, we give our time, not our money, we bring people of other faiths, and none to volunteer side by side, with fun and laughter, with our community, to get to know each other.

Where: n/a
WhenSunday 19 Nov, All Day

 

mitzvah day

9. Visit this public lecture on 'Islamophobia 2017: Looking back, looking ahead.' Speakers include Baroness Valerie Amos; Baroness Julia Neuberger; Robin Richardson; and S. Sayyid.

Where: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H 0XG
WhenMonday 20 November, 7pm to 9pm

 

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10. And finally: go see the display in the Quaker Book Shop of books relating to faiths and interfaith activity.

Where: Quaker Centre Book Shop, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ
When: From 6 Nov – 30 November. Available to view at any time. The Centre is open, 8am - 7pm weekdays and 8.30 - 3.30 on Saturdays.

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Camden Faith Leaders Forum is taking part in Interfaith Week, as are many of the boroughs’ faith groups.

More information is here!

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