Equality and education

Jeff Beatty writes about a gathering of Friends in Yorkshire

Friends at the Easter Settlement. | Photo: Martin Schweiger.

For more than a hundred years Yorkshire Friends have joined together over the Easter period to enjoy each other’s company, to worship, to learn and, more recently, to appreciate the spacious comfort and gardens of Cober Hill in Cloughton, Scarborough, purchased by Arnold Rowntree in 1920. This year the welcome for the Easter Settlement was extended to Friends and friends beyond Yorkshire. The theme for the 2017 Easter Settlement was ‘Towards Quaker views of education’. Over sixty people, young and not so young, gathered at Cober Hill from 14-17 April.

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