"Working for the common good through growing friendship and understanding

between people and communities of differing faiths and beliefs"


Holocaust Memorial Day 2020


The Auditorium, First Floor

Waterfront Building

University of Suffolk, IP41QJ

Wednesday 29th January 2020 12.30 – 14.00 Please Join us for Food and Refreshments 



Thank you to all of those who supported Interfaith week this year.

We have no formal meetings for the last few weeks of the year but you may be interested

in the events below.



2nd December

On Monday 2 December Archant (EADT/Ipswich Star) will be hosting a panel style Election Hustings event with the Ipswich parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election on Thursday 12 December.

Entry to the event is free but you must register for a ticket to attend. Archant have allocated a set number of tickets for University staff and students. Please register before Friday 22 November. After this date a small number of tickets may still be available but this is not guaranteed.

Archant would like questions for the candidates in advance. Please email those to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday 25 November. Thank you


4th December 2019

A question time event for the Ipswich constituency has been organised by the United Nations Association Ipswich and District and Ipswich Amnesty group.
The event takes place at 7pm until 8.30pm on Wednesday, 4th December 2019 at Christ Church United Reformed/Baptist Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich IP4 1AU.
All are welcome. Questions must be submitted in advance to Michael Medhurst via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01473 257649 no later than 5pm on Monday, 2nd December.
Disabled parking only is available on the church forecourt. The church is adjacent to two public car parks.
The candidates for Ipswich who have been invited are: Barry Broom - Green Party; Tom Hunt - The Conservative Party; Sandy Martin - Labour Party; Adrian James Hyyrylainen-Trett -Liberal Democrats - To stop Brexit and Nicola Jane Thomas -Brexit Party.  The question time will feature candidates from as wide a political spectrum as possible.
For further information or to take part on social media please visit www.una.org.uk/branch/una-ipswich-and-district  www.amnestyipswich.org.uk   fb.me/ipswichquestiontime @ipswichquestiontime  
Or contact Charles Croydon on 07854 776870


  7:30  p.m. on Saturday 7th December 2019

 Ipswich and District United Nations Association & the Ipswich Buddhist Centre  invite you to this year's Inter faith  Celebration of Human Rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948
This Celebration, for people from all faiths and none will be hosted by the Ipswich Buddhist Centre and will be held at the Ipswich Buddhist Centre, 4 Friars Bridge Rd, Ipswich IP1 1RR. The Ipswich Buddhist Centre is about 30 meters to the west of the junction of Princes Street and Civic Drive. It will start at 7:30  p.m. on Saturday 7th December 2017. We plan to finish about 9:30 pm.
This year's theme will be based on Article 18.' Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.'We would again like to have contributions from different tradition in order to look at the  theme, from diverse perspectives. We would like you to come  make a contribution lasting about 4 minutes in length and if possible in which you can identify practical actions/attitudes which promote Article 18. Please let me know by 28th November if you, or a representative from your tradition can make a contribution.
The evening will finish with refreshments.