Join us for our annual gathering to mark Interfaith Week 2023 in the inspiring setting of the Gatehouse, Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall. Featuring representatives of both religious and non-religious beliefs and value systems, the day promises activities, music, and food, as well as chance for meditation and reflection.
12 noon Opening: First Call to Prayer (Zuhr) and lighting of the World Peace Flame.
12:30pm Presentation: The Eco Saints.
1pm Flute recital. Guided meditative walk around the garden.
1.30pm Performance of Christian Carols.
2pm Cantor singing and talk on Mitzvah Day.
2:20pm A talk on the meaning of the Asr (Afternoon Call to Prayer)
2:30pm Hindu Prayer for Peace and devotional singing.
2.45pm Sikh prayer from the Guru Granth Shaib Ji, for world peace.
3:30pm-4:10pm Dusk walk (to Chapter House at Kirkstall Abbey)** and sunset Call to Prayer (Maghrib) at 4.06pm.
4.10pm approx. event ends.
*Please note that timings are approximate and may be subject to change on the day.
** This will be a guided walk across the road from the museum to the Abbey grounds.