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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

Edinburgh Women's Interfaith Group LogoAUC 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.

Just Festival

fomerly The Festival of Spirituality and Peace

Throughout August the Just Festival offers a diverse and stimulating program encouraging community by exploring diversity.

Click here for more details.


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.