Plant power

On Saturday the 8th of June, the women’s group met again. Sharon from Food4Families joined us and we got our hands dirty planting some nice vegetables that we will try to keep alive in our gardens! We learned more about the Sikh project that is planting a million trees around the world. The Sikh faith …

Fasting in a café

The interfaith group

On Saturday the 4th of May, the Reading interfaith women’s group met to exchange experiences about fasting. It was lovely to meet new people and catch up with friends. Those of us who are Muslim are preparing for the holy month of Ramadan. The days are long at this time of year, so it’s not …

Caring for the Earth


On the 6th of April, we had a very inspiring coffee morning, where we talked about our relationship to the Earth. Different religions all make reference to the natural world. We shared some examples, like St Francis and Jesus’ parables in Christianity, and the celebration of the spring equinox in Iran. The importance and symbolism …

Holocaust Memorial Day

On Wednesday 23 January, there will be an evening to remember victims of the Holocaust. The evening starts at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Council Chamber at the Civic Offices of Reading Borough Council.

The usefulness of the useless

Quiet spaces

Richard tells us about a research project with Oxford Brookes University, in which he is exploring Reading’s public quiet spaces. He would love to have the input of members of Reading Interfaith Group in his research. Read the full article to find out how you can be part of it!