Forum News

Review of Faith, Funding & AGM

We held our AGM and funding meeting last week, which included a tour of the new Town Hall. We also heard from Tower Hamlets Council and Tower Hamlets CVS on new funding programmes and support available for funding.   Thank you to all that attended. Take a look at the full summary here!  See the […]

Celebrating Faith & Health – the FHAP project

The Faith Health Action Partnership (FHAP) held an event last week at Christ Apostolic Church to celebrate the success of the project. The council funded project led by FaithAction has directly reached over 200 people, and indirectly reached another 400, providing clear benefits to people that attended.   Speakers included Georgia Ramirez, of Tower Hamlets […]

We are looking for new members to join our Steering Group!

We are looking for new members to join our Steering Group! Would you like to join our steering group, and be a part of helping providing a voice for faiths in the borough?  We are looking for enthusiastic members from faith communities in Tower Hamlets to join our Inter Faith Forum – a vibrant and action […]

Safer Communities, Jan 2023: Forum Meeting Review

Our first forum meeting of 2023 focused on Safer Communities, a top concern for many people in the borough.  We were very pleased to be joined by fantastic speakers: Superintendent Andy Port, Neighbourhood Policing, Central East – Hackney and Tower Hamlets Councillor Ohid Ahmed, Cabinet Member for Safer Communities Charles Griggs, Safer Communities – London […]

Inter Faith Week 2022 – Event Review

Tower Hamlets Working in Partnership 2022: Event Report In celebration of Inter Faith Week 2022, Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum hosted an event on Tuesday 15th November,  from 6 – 8pm at Raines Foundation School in Bethnal Green. The aim of the event was to highlight partnership working in the borough, and hosted by Reverend […]

Farewell to our Chair Reverend Alan Green

Our Chair, Reverend Alan Green, retires at the end of this year.  We held an event earlier this week to celebrate Alan’s achievements during the time he has spent serving the communities in Tower Hamlets.  Attendees shared some great memories and thoughts on the impact that Alan has had in the many years he has […]

Food, Fuel & Faith – Event Review

We held our latest event, Food, Fuel & Faith, last week at the Bernie Cameron Community Centre in Bow.  The event gathered local residents, faith organisations, council representatives and other VCSE groups to find out how faith and community leaders can support their communities, and the local support that is available in the borough. Attendees enjoyed […]

Free Face Coverings for Places of Worship

The recent Faith Covid Assistance Partnership project by FaithAction, East London Mosque and Tower Hamlets Council highighted the needs of Covid-19 infection prevention supplies for faith settings around the borough.  The project gave out supplies of essential items such as face coverings and hand sanitiser to around fifty settings, but the project ended earlier this […]

Letter to Faith Leaders: Covid-19 Omicron Variant

In light of the arrival of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, a letter has been issued to faith leaders as a reminder of the new Covid-19 guidance. Dr Somen Banerjee, Director of Public Health and Revd Alan Green, Chair of Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum, have issued a letter to faith leaders in the borough, […]

Inter Faith Week 2021: Bridge Over Troubled Water

We celebrated Inter Faith Week last week with a fantastic event at St Margaret’s House in Bethnal Green.  The event aimed to celebrate the work of local faith groups, to build resilient faith communities and highlight the unique offer that faith provides society. Over 50 people attended the event, hearing from a variety of speakers. […]