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We promote and maintain harmonious relations between people of different faiths in the city. We also promote the study of all religions so that the followers of one religion may have a better understanding of the other religions and be alert of issues peace, justice and tolerance in our city.

Interfaith Week 2017 Events are now Published

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Upcoming Events

Real People Honest Talk
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location of event: Abrahamic Foundation, 215 High St, Smethwick, B66 3AH

Accessibility – several stairs at entance. including parking- on side roads.  wheelchair access- to contact Ruth, as access only if event takes place on ground floor. disabled toilet on ground floor.

Description of event  Near Neighbours has created Real People, Honest Talk to bring people together to talk about the tough issues around how we live together well.

Everyone is welcome to join to this safe space. The discussions will be about issues in local neighbourhoods that people would like to address.

There will be food served at the meetings, so please do join us for a snack and a chat!

Organisation holding the event– Near Neighbours with support from the Abrahamic Foundation Community Outreach Team

Contact  name, phone, e-mail and website (if any)  07530 741 923, [email protected]


Tread Lightly on this Earth @ Birmingham Progressive Synagogue
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Accessibility Street parking locally, wheelchair access, disabled toilet

Description of event  Footsteps annual event to meet other people faithfully caring for the environment, and share ideas about how we can work together for a low carbon future. Doors open at 1.0pm for exhibitions, displays and discussion. Optional tour of the synagogue at 1.0pm, if you would like to join please select the option when registering.

Main speakers and discussion commence at 2.0pm. Programme includes:-

Faiths inspiring action

  • Judaism and the Environment – Rabbi Margaret Jacobi
  • The Zero Carbon House – architect John Christopher
  • Imam and faith community leader workshops – BAHU Trust


Working with Young People

  • Small Footsteps Summer School at Fircroft College – video and presentation
  • Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust’s award scheme


Future Footsteps Activities

  • Peace Hub & Footsteps
  • What Footsteps offers you
  • Footsteps Supporters Group

Please register to help us plan for numbers

Organisation holding the event:  Footsteps – Faiths for a Low Carbon Future (a project of BCF)

Contact Chris Martin (secretary) 0121 475 2088,  Pete Doubtfire (Peace Hub)  [email protected]

More Information and register at http://peacehub.org.uk/footsteps/events/tread-lightly-on-this-earth-2017/

Poetry Evening (followed by discussion of the future of Mosely Interfaith Forum)
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location of event, including postcode.

St Columba’s Hall, Chantry Rd (corner of Alcester Rd), Moseley.

Accessibility, including parking, wheelchair access, disabled toilet, loop system, etc.  

Local street parking

Description of event.

If you would like to bring and read a short poem, please let us know beforehand. Please ensure too that your poem is either specifically from or about a particular faith, or relationships between different faiths.

Contact  details : Richard Tetlow; [email protected]

Film Night – “The Imam and the Pastor”
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location of event, including postcode.

123 Bournbrook Road, Selly Park, Birmingham  B29 7BY

Accessibility, including parking, wheelchair access, disabled toilet, loop system, etc.                                              Parking on Bournbrook Road, Raddlebarn Road, Elmdon Road, Selly Avenue.

Description of event.

Film  “The Imam and the Pastor”, narrated by Rageh Omar,  followed by discussion.

A moving story, in Nigeria, of reconciliation between Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye, and the peace-making initiatives which have flowed from it.

Organisations holding the event :  Universal Peace Federation   and   Women’s Federation for World Peace.

Contact  details : Patricia Earle  (m) 07540-998-724 [email protected]     www.wfwp.org.uk

An illustrated talk – The Burne-Jones Stained Glass Windows at St Philip’s Cathedral @ The Purple Rooms Restaurant
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm

You are warmly invited to join us on

Monday 4th December 2017

7.00pm for 7.30pm

The Burne-Jones Stained Glass Windows at St Philip’s Cathedral.


An illustrated talk


Speaker: Stephen Record – Voluntary Chaplain Birmingham Cathedral.

To be held at: The Purple Rooms Restaurant

1076 Stratford Rd, Birmingham B28 8AD

There will be a hot Vegetarian meal

cash or cheque (payable to “Birmingham Council of Faiths”) on the night

Please contact:

Jane Bailey Tel: 0121 707 1008/Mobile: 07949215273

[email protected]