Westminster Faith Exchange

Within the City of Westminster there are many places of worship and a diverse range of faith communities: from Baha'i, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Zoroastrian through to the many Christian denominations.

The Westminster Faith Exchange (WFE) is a long-standing initiative to facilitate and encourage dialogue between the council and the different faith communities.

The Westminster Faith Exchange is chaired by Councillor Ruth Bush, and is deputy chaired by Councillor Gotz Mohindra. WFE's programme is managed by an executive committee of faith group representatives.

To find out more about the Faith Exchange email westminsterfaithexchange@westminster.gov.uk or call 020 7641 3815.

Family bike rides

Westminster Faith Exchange is holding two family-friendly bike rides this year on Saturday 17 November and Sunday 18 November during Interfaith Week.

The rides will pass some of Westminster's most fascinating places of worship and participants will be able to learn a little about each of them. 

Saturday’s ride (Southern Ride) will start at 2pm from the Buddhist Society in Eccleston Square (SW1V 1PH). The ride will pass Westminster Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Methodist Central Hall Westminster, St Martin-in-the-Fields Trafalgar Square, Westminster Quaker Meeting House, before ending at the Church of Notre Dame de France in Leicester Square at around 3.30pm.

Sunday’s ride (Northern Ride) will start at 2pm from the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom (Hagia Sophia) in Bayswater (W2 4LQ). The ride will pass Tyburn Convent, West London Synagogue, the Swedish Church in London, the Roman Catholic Church of our Lady, and the Liberal Jewish Synagogue before ending at the Central London Mosque in Regent’s Park at around 3.30pm.

Santander Cycle Hire Docking Stations are located near the start and end of the ride.

Reserve your places on the Cycle Confident website.

Other relevant links

Community Cohesion Commission
Team Westminster programmes
Edward Harvist Trust
London Asylum Seekers Consortium


Last updated: 13 November 2018
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