Wycombe Sharing of Faiths is the local interfaith group. It started in 1981 from shared concern and action when a local family was threatened with deportation. Initially it was Muslims and Christians who got together for a vigil on behalf of that family. Soon Hindus, Sikhs and Baha’is became involved when the group was formally constituted. Now—25 years on—things have moved on; in some ways our world is very different.
NEWS RELEASE Monday 3rd September 2007 High Wycombe’s Communities Dine Together A year ago, the national media descended on High Wycombe to cover the arrest of several local people allegedly associated with a terror plot. Much of the subsequent coverage painted a picture of a segregated town that was unrecognisable to most local people, and which failed to reflect Wycombe’s long history of multiculturalism and good race relations.