AREIAC is an organisation for specialist educationalists, all qualified teachers, providing advice, challenge, leadership, training and support for multi-faith religious education in schools and colleges.

It has an organising committee and regional groups which meet to develop resources, support teachers and lobby government for excellent religious education.

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Festival Dates - February, 2017

  • Pagan: Imbolc / Candlemas, 1st
  • Christian: Presentation of the Lord (RC), 2nd
  • Christian: Presentation of the Lord (Anglican), 2nd
  • Japanese: Setsuban / Bean Scattering, 3rd
  • Buddhist: Parininvana, 8th (or 15th)
  • Jewish: Tu B'Shevat, 11th
  • Hindu: Mahashivratri, 24th
  • Buddhist: Losar, 27th
  • Christian: First Day of Lent (Orthodox), 27th
  • Christian: Shrove Tuesda (Western), 27th
  • Christian: First Day of Lent (Western), 28th

The dates for the events are provided by the Shap Working Party - order your own festival wallchart

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March 6th, 2017
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