East Cheshire Friends support DSEI protests

Quakers in East Cheshire Area Meeting have been holding a protest in Wilmslow

Quakers from East Cheshire supported the witness against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair in London by holding a protest on the main street in Wilmslow. Quaker Andrew Backhouse told the Friend: ‘Seventeen Quakers joined in from the area, supporting the fourteen from the Area Meeting who had gone to the site. People passing by were leafleted, with lots of expressions of support, and even a surprise ex-Ackworth scholar.’

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