Events 2019

Events 2019

Members Dialogue Events

We host dialogue events for members, associate members and friends of Interfaith Scotland to get together and discuss important issues relating to civic society.

Annual General Meeting and Public Talk

Date: 2nd April, 6 – 8.30pm

Venue: St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow


Interfaith Dialogue with Former Head of State for Samoa

‘An Indigenous and Interfaith Approach to our Climate Emergency’

Date: 26th June, 3.15 – 6.15pm

Venue: The Byre, University of St. Andrews, Abbey St, KY16 9LA


Young People

We organise events for young people including retreats, conferences and away days. We also run ‘interfaith days’ in schools where our volunteers speak about their faith with school pupils of all ages.

National Interfaith Youth Conference

Date: 13th April 2019, 11 – 4pm

Venue: St. Andrews University Arts Centre, KY16 9AJ

Poster for Interfaith Youth Conference 2019


Tackling Hate Speech in Youth Settings

Date: 30th April, 1.30 – 4.30pm

Venue: Albany Centre, Glasgow

Disseminating the learning


Youth Strategy Consultation

Date: 21st October, 5 – 7pm

Venue: Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre


Listening to the Voices of Young People

Date: 11th November, 6 – 8pm

Venue: University of Glasgow Fore Hall

All welcome – no need to book


Going Green Together

Date: 15th November, 6 – 8pm

Venue: Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre

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Religious Leaders Meetings

Interfaith Scotland brings together the Religious Leaders of Scotland on a bi-annual basis.

General Meeting

Date: 1st May 2019, 11-4 pm

Venue: Glasgow Central Mosque, 1 Mosque Ave, Glasgow G5 9TA


General Meeting

Date: 10th October

Venue: Turnbull Hall, University of Glasgow


Interfaith Summit with the Cabinet Secretary for Communities

Date: 18th November, 4.30 – 8.30pm

Venue: Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre



Volunteers Training Day

Date: 14th October, 11am – 3pm

Venue: Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre


Annual Networking Seminar for local interfaith groups

Representatives from each local interfaith group meet together annually to share good practice. The networking seminars explore key opportunities and challenges that face local interfaith groups.

Date: Monday 19th August, 11 – 4:30pm

Venue: Interfaith Scotland Dialogue Centre, Flemington House, Glasgow


Women’s Dialogue

We host regular dialogue events for women across Scotland including dialogue teas, retreats and events during Refugee Festival.

‘Come Dance with Us’

A ladies only event to celebrate Refugee Festival Scotland.

Date: 26th June 2019

Venue: Kelvinbridge Parish Church Hall, 62 Belmont Street, Glasgow, G12 6JR


Women’s Interfaith Coffee Morning

Date: 3rd July 2019

Venue: Albert Hotel, Kirkwall, Orkney


Women’s Interfaith Retreat

Date: 6th – 8th September 2019

Venue: Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir, Dumfries 


Scottish Interfaith Week

Scottish Interfaith Week 2019 took place from 10th – 17th November 2019 on the theme of ‘Eat Share Love’

Scottish Interfaith Week provides an opportunity for individuals, local interfaith groups, faith communities, organisations and educational establishments across the country to plan events that bring local people together to promote dialogue, understanding and co-operation between Scotland’s diverse faith and belief communities. A programme of events is on the Scottish Interfaith Week website

Launch of Scottish Interfaith Week

We host a launch event for Scottish Interfaith Week in a different area of Scotland each year. Working in collaboration with a local interfaith group, an extravaganza of speakers and performers delight invited guests.

Date: 10th November

Venue: Council Chambers, 2 High Street, Perth PH1 5PH



Holocaust Memorial Day

On 27th January each year Scotland holds a national Holocaust Memorial Day event to honour the memory of those who suffered and perished under the Nazi persecutions during World War II, and subsequent genocides including Cambodia, Rwanda and Bosnia.