Creating a culture of peace
The Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association
The Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association brings together members of the Bahai, Brahma Kumaris, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan, Sikh, and Unitarian communities. The Association aims to:
- Promote religious harmony, diversity and equal opportunities in Edinburgh and its wider environs by bringing together the faith communities in deeper dialogue which leads towards mutual understanding, trust, respect, co-operation and peace;
- Advance the education of the general public on inter-faith and multicultural issues to further their awareness and understanding;
- Contribute toward the development of a global culture of peace by working both locally and globally to improve co-operation between faiths and cultures;
- Work with local, national and international organisations, both religious and secular, to further the aims given above.
For further details visit Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association
Edinburgh Women's Interfaith Group
AUC members participate in an Edinburgh Interfaith Women’s Group.
This Group welcomes women of any faith to monthly talks and discussions, with occasional film shows and visits. Topics have included rituals or practices of different faith groups; violence against women/trafficking, environmental concerns; ‘listening’ to personal stories of Palestine/Israel; artistic project work (e.g. faith book); storytelling; Peace Circles.
For more details visit.
fomerly The Festival of Spirituality and Peace
Throughout August the Just Festival offers a diverse and stimulating program encouraging community by exploring diversity.
Scottish Interfaith Week 2015
November 2015 AUC is involved with several events based in Edinburgh as part of Scottish Interfaith Week. Please visit here for program details.
Hire a room
AUC has a number of rooms available for rent on a sessional basis, morning, after-noon or evening.
Find out what events and activities are taking place over the coming weeks.
Find out how you can play a part in your community.