BLOG POST: Women of WIN – Marion Waruguru

In this new series, we will be sharing short interviews with the WIN team to give some insight into who we are and our unique ethos. Our first subject is WIN CEO Marion Waruguru. What’s your WIN origin story? I joined WIN in 2005 due to my interest in associating and...

BLOG POST: Festival Diary – A Reflection on Christmas Rituals

Our new blog series invites members and friends of WIN to prepare a ‘festival diary’, exploring the history and significance of specific rituals or outlining the routine of religious celebrations, as a window into the lived experience of people of different faiths....

NEWS: Waltham Forest WIN participate in community Diwali celebration

Members of Waltham Forest WIN were recently invited to speak at an annual interfaith Diwali celebration for the local community, organised by our longstanding member Tara Khare along with the Hindu Faith Forum of Waltham Forest and the Waltham Forest Faith Communities...

BLOG POST: Festival Diary – The History of Hanukkah

We are starting a new blog series inviting members and friends of WIN to prepare a ‘festival diary’, exploring the history and significance of specific rituals or outlining the routine of religious celebrations, as a window into the lived experience of people of...

BLOG POST: Time to Talk Climate

With the UN’s conference on climate change, COP26, underway in Scotland and 23 national governments declaring a global climate emergency, we are now at a critical juncture for climate action and environmentalism.  With forest fires, mass flooding and unprecedented...