Baha’i Naw-Ruz  (New Year) 20th March 2022

Baha’i Naw-Ruz  (New Year) 20th March 2022 Naw-Ruz is one of the 9 Baha’i Holy Days that are celebrated all over the world, annually, by members of the Baha’i Community.  On all of the Holy Days work is suspended and school children usually take the day off, if permitted, to celebrate with their family and…

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Hindu Festivals – NAWRATRAS -CHATRIA NAVRATRAS: 2nd April 2022

What is this festival? Naw or Nav means nine, ratra means night so it is the festival of nine nights. As with all other Hindu festivals there are a few different aspects attached to the festival of Nawratras ie Seasonal: The nawratras are celebrated twice a year, in the Spring, Chatria Navratras and in the…

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Hindu Festivals – Festival of Holi

Holi, the festival of colours and bonfires, is one of the most joyful festive holidays of the year. It is celebrated on full moon day in February – March.  Like most Hindu festivals, the date for Holi changes every year because it is dependent on the lunar calendar. It is a celebration of the arrival…

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Redbridge Faith Forum Statement

Redbridge Faith Forum deplores and abhors the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. As people of faith, we join together in both prayer and meditation that the ensuing war will end and that peace can be returned to this region and beyond. Redbridge is one of the most diverse Boroughs in the country and undoubtedly has a…

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WOMEN’S INTERFAITH WORKSHOP – WEDNESDAY 9 MARCH AT 1 PM

“Celebrating Our Grandmothers” We marked International Women’s Day by gathering together virtually via zoom to celebrate memories of our grandmothers. We started with an icebreaker – asking each woman to introduce themselves and share a memory of food their grandmother(s) used to serve.  This proved to be very interesting exercise reflecting the diverse ethnicities and…

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