We have a whole week of activities culminating with a day of celebration to mark the tenth anniversary of Building Bridges in Burnley. That’s ten years of Interfaith and Community Cohesion work. Here you will find the full itinerary for the week.
Sunday 17th June 2pm
Faith Walk in partnership with Active Spaces
Everyone is welcome. You can join the Faith Walk at any point and drop out at any point.
Starting at 2p.m. from the Parish Church All Saints, Habergham
2.25 p.m. Padiham Road Methodist Church
2.55p.m. Burnley United Reformed Church,
Bethesda St, Burnley.
3.10p.m. Sion Baptist Church
3.25p.m. the Parish Church St Peter, Burnley
3.55 p.m. Masjid-e-Ibrahim Mosque, Clegg St.
4.10 p.m. Ghausia Mosque, Abel St.
4.25 p.m. Darul Islah wa Tarrabiyah Mosque, Colne Road.
4.45 p.m. Jamiea Masjid-e-Farooq-Azam Mosque, North St.
5.00 p.m. The Parish Church of St Andrew, Burnley.
5.15p.m. St Johns Roman Catholic Church, Ivy St,
(Where we will finish with well-deserved refreshments)
Contact Bea Foster 07875517043 for more details.
Monday 18th June 10am
Lancashire SACRE, at the Faith Centre, Barden Lane, BB10 1JD
The Standing Advisory Council On Religious Education (SACRE) advises a local education authority on matters connected with the provision of religious education and collective worship in schools.
The Lancashire Youth SACRE will meet, in private, at the same place and time on Tuesday to discuss religious education and collective worship issues affecting students.
On both days the SACRE members will be welcomed to the Borough by the Mayor and Mayoress
Contact: Katrina Dale 01772 533651
Tuesday 19th June 7pm
Face to Faith (Women) Share Faith – Share Food at St. Peter’s Church 7pm
Dr Helen Reid from Bradford Churches For Dialogue and Diversity will be the guest speaker. Those attending will be involved in a variety of activities like sharing the meaning of names; dressing up in traditional clothes; bringing an object which is of importance and telling the group its significance. Please bring food to share.
Contact: Kath Bill 01282 413599
Wednesday 20th June 4pm
Family Sports 4 – 7pm Queen’s Park
Free activities include:- Inflatable assault course, Football + Beat the goalie , Cricket and Rounders, Mountain Biking, Trikes and Tug Of War, Crown Green Bowling, Skatepark, Tennis, Play activities – i.e. old street games – hopscotch / marble/ gilly danda, Face Painting/ Henna.
Refreshments available at the Pavilion Café, Queen’s Park
Prizes – £10 iTunes vouchers -
- Best time on inflatable assault course
- Person with most skips.
Contact Bea Foster 07875517043 for more details
Thursday 21st June, 3.30pm- 5.30pm
The Voice of Inspired Youth
for teachers, faith leaders and parents at the Faith Centre, Barden Lane, BB10 1JD
Students from two neighbouring Burnley colleges (Blessed Trinity RC College and Sir John Thursby Community College) and one from Accrington (The Hollins Technological College) will tell how and why they made short films to demonstrate their values and beliefs. One of the films won a national award. They will answer audience questions.
Contact Colin Wills 01282 436665
Friday 22nd June 2pm
Open Day at Places of Worship
How many can you visit during the day? There will be prizes for those who do the most. Get your ‘passport’ marked at each faith building
St. Andrew’s Duke Bar + St. Catherine’s, Todmorden Rd: 9am to 4pm
St. John the Baptist, Ivy St: 10am to 3pm
United Reformed Church, Bethesda St. 11am to 2.pm
St. Peter’s C of E Church St. 9am to 4pm
St. Matthews, St Matthews St. details not yet known
Salvation Army, Richard St. 9am to 12pm
Central Methodist Grimshaw St. 10am to 12pm
Towneley Chapel, Towneley Hall 10am to 4pm
Mount Zion – Burnley Rd, Cliviger 10am to 4pm and 7.00pm to 9.00pm
St. Stephen’s C of E Oxford Rd. 9am to 4pm
Faith Centre Barden Lane 10am to 12pm
St. Cuthbert’s, St. Cuthbert’s St. 10am to 1pm
St. John’s – Worsthorne 10am to 1pm
St. John’s – Burnley Rd., Cliviger 10am to 1pm
Ibrahim Mosque Elm ST. 10am to 1pm 3pm to 4.30pm
Darul Islah wa Tarrabiyah details yet not known
Ghausia Mosque, Abel St 10.00am to 1.00pm 3pm to 4pm
Contact: Sandra Fishwick 01282 838555
Saturday 23rd 4pm-8pm
Fun Day for young people, St Andrew’s
17 different activities including:
Burnley’s got talent Karaoke contest Decorate a bun
Sumo suits Penalty shootout Name the teddy
Bouncy Castle Ducks in water Balls in bucket
Food and drink – meal deal for £2.00
Contact: Uzma Firdos 01282 458383
Sunday 24th June 3.30pm – 5.30pm Building bridges in Burnley AGM including presentation of Community Awards.
St. Andrews Church and Church Hall
4pm onwards 10th celebration in the church hall. The keynote speakers are Dr Harriet Crabtree of the UK Interfaith Network and Sughra Ahmed from the International Policy and Research Centre. They will speak about the future and the role of BBB. Gordon Birtwistle MP will also be a guest. There will be presentations by The Bridge young people, a display of banners and DVD presentations of the history of BBB and of faith buildings in the Borough. The celebration will be followed by a buffet in the church hall.
All are welcome.
Contact: Kaye Turner 01282 458383
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