A free, drop-in interfaith Week event featuring representation of the major faiths and celebrating what we have in common.
Featuring stalls, musical performances, prayer, meditation, food and drink.
The day will conclude with a guided walk to the Chapter House at 3.45pm.
This year will focus on peace and will feature artwork by renowned artist Suman Kaur commemorating the centenary of the armistice which was concluded at the end of the First World War.
Attendees and faith representatives from Brahma Kumaris Leeds, Leeds Churches Together, GNNSJ Leeds, J-Fest and Makor, The Pagan Federation, The Abbeylands Team, Concord Interfaith the Abu Haraira Mosque in Beeston and Leeds Hindu Mandir.
Programme for the day below:
All activities take place in Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, except where noted otherwise. Last admission to all events 3.30pm
12 noon-12.15pm Afternoon prayers (Zuhr) and official welcome
12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm
St Peter’s Singers perform ‘'Penthos — a meditation on conflict and reconciliation’ in Kirkstall Abbey nave
12.45pm-1pm & 2.45pm-3pm
Meditative walks, Abbey grounds (starting at the Visitor Centre)
1pm Carol singing
1.45pm-2pm Sitar playing
2.15pm Later afternoon prayers (Asr)
3pm-3.30pm United Hebrew Congregation Choir perform
4pm-4.15pm Guided dusk walk to the Chapter House & sunset prayers (Maghrib)