CHRISTIAN, Sikh, Hindu and Bahá’í communities will join together as part of a multi-faith event this weekend.

Treasures Revealed aims to help people build relationships across different religions.

Throughout Kirklees churches, a Sikh and a Hindu temple will open their doors for visitors.

There is set to be a wide range of music and food, and guided tours for curious residents.

Hannah Taylor, from event organisers Kirklees Faiths Forum said: “Kirklees is home to so many fascinating faiths but we rarely have the chance to see inside each other’s places of worship or to learn about each other’s beliefs and practices.

“The festival is an opportunity to share those hidden treasures.

“It’s a chance for everyone to explore some beautiful and interesting faith buildings, and to meet and talk with the people who worship there, to learn and ask questions, and to get to know our neighbours.”

Treasures Revealed was originally a three-year Heritage Lottery funded project aimed to attract residents to celebrate West Yorkshire's multi-faith community.

Although the financial backing stopped in 2011, organisations such as the Kirklees Faith Forum have continued to promote the weekend.

Town centre venues include the Hindu Temple, Zetland Street, which is open tomorrow 12pm to 3pm for touring, a talk and food; Saturday 1pm to 5pm and Sunday 12.30 to 2pm.

The Sikh Temple, Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Prospect Street is available for tours and refreshments, 1pm to 4pm tomorrow, and 10am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

Huddersfield Parish Church in Byram Street will open its doors between 10am and 4pm tomorrow.

There will be a chance to see the latest ceiling restorations and an organ recital at 12.30pm.

On Saturday, it will be open 10am to 4pm, with an organ recital at 11am.

On Sunday, church services will take place at 8am and 10am.

St Thomas’ Church, Manchester Road, Longroyd Bridge, will hold an exhibition for the bicentenary of architect Sir George Scott between 10am and 4pm both tomorrow and Saturday, with a fair trade coffee morning on Saturday from 11am.

A Sunday service will take place at 10.30am and the church will be open to visitors from 12pm to 4pm.

Nearly 40 places of worship across Kirklees will be open to visitors throughout the three- day festival.

Lydgate Unitarian Chapel, New Mill, Holmfirth, will hold a Bahá’í Exhibition as part of the multi-faith event.