Archive for the ‘Interfaith Weeks’ Category

Berkshire East and South Bucks Women’s Aid: Forced Marriage and Honour-based Violence

Wednesday 23rd November 7.30 to 8.00pm – The Centre

Presentation by Berkshire East and South Bucks Women’s Aid: Forced Marriages and Honour-Based Violence

Jeena Women’s Group: Treatment of Women

Wednesday 23rd November 8.00 to 8.30pm – The Centre

Presentation by Slough Jeena Women’s Group: Treatment of Women

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Film Cafe: Showing of film ‘Of Gods and Men’

Thursday 24th November 6.00 to 9.00pm – The Centre

Film Cafe: Showing of the film Of Gods and Men followed by discussion.
Please bring your own food and drink.

Download a poster of the event

Bring and Share Party

Friday 25th November 6.00 to 9.00pm – The Centre

Bring and Share party – with Mayor of Slough, Councillor Sukhjit Dhaliwal, Fiona Mactaggart MP for Slough, and Superintendent Richard Humphrey and other guests.

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Opening event of Interfaith Week 2010

Sunday 21st November at 2pm – The Centre, Farnham Road

Interfaith Week in Slough will be officially launched by Mayor of Slough Cllr Jagjit Grewal at 2.30pm.

This year there is even more to see and do throughout the week – in addition to the week-long exhibition at The Centre, there are a number of events, talks, discussions and hospitality at places of worship around Slough, and three films of offer at the West Wing Arts Centre during the week.

Interfaith week is an opportunity for everyone to find out more about faiths and religious cultures, meet new people, ask questions and share experiences.

Take a look at the calendar, or download the Interfaith Week leaflet here.

Sikhs at The Centre

Sunday  from 3pm to 7pm – The Centre, Farnham Road

Following the official opening of Interfaith Week, the Sikh community are holding an event to coincide with the Gurpurb (birthday) of Guru Nanak Dev Ji (the 1st Guru of the Sikhs).

Come and join us for Langar – free samosas, sweets, fruit and drinks, Kirtan (singing hymns), Gatka Akhara, Khalsa Aid, Turban competition, Sikh values and the cultural environment, Sikh ID, a documentary film on Sikhism, and more. The evnt will be broadcast on Sikh channel, Sangat channel, Punjab Radio and Asian Star. Guests will include MP Fiona Mactaggart, the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Slough, plus faith and community dignitaries.

For more information, call Rabinder Singh Sohil 07553 659107

Find out about Judaism

Monday 22nd November – The Centre, Farnham Road

Find out more about Judaism as a religion – our exhibition during interfaith week is designed to help people understand a little more about what makes up the Jewish faith.

The exhibits will include a number of Jewish artefacts used in prayer, some information about Jewish festivals and some of the artefacts on display.

In the morning, come along to ask any questions you may have about Judaism, Jewish thinking or modern Jewish life.

Abraham, the Father of the Faiths

Tuesday 23rd November – Stoke Poges Lane Mosque Basement

A talk and discussion on Abraham, an important spiritual father for several faith groups.

Hindu Day

Tuesday 23rd November – The Centre, Farnham Road

The Hindu Community of Slough invites you to come and join us on Tuesday 23rd, between 11am and 4pm at The Centre. At 3pm, Shri Pt. Naresh Saraswat, eminent Hindu scholar and the chief priest of the Hindu Temple will speak on “Hinduism in the 21st century”. The talk will be followed by a discussion and light refreshments. For more information call Vijaya Gupta 01753 537996