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Invitation for George Fox woodland commemoration

FREE 26 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

The design for the ‘Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer’ |

Quakers have been invited to contribute a commemoration of George Fox to a ‘Wall of Answered Prayer’.

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Funding ‘energy champions’

FREE 26 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Central England Quakers (CEQ) are supporting a joint fuel poverty project to create a network of ‘energy champions’.

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Suspended sentence for Just Stop Oil Quaker

26 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 1 comment | 1 comments

A Quaker received a six-month suspended sentence last month after climbing onto a gantry on the M25 as part of a Just Stop Oil (JSO) protest.

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Quaker lockdown community marks 1,001 days

26 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Quaker community that was created to help Friends in lockdown marked its 1,001st online worship this month.

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Auction of Quaker abolitionist archives

26 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

An archive of handwritten letters and printed material compiled by a leading Quaker abolitionist is going to auction next month.

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Call for debate into ‘military space race’

FREE 19 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Protest at Newquay Spaceport | courtesy Drone Wars UK

Quakers are supporting calls for wider public discussion into military expansion into space.

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Call to ‘defend democracy and human rights’

FREE 19 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

There is a pressing need to defend our human rights this year, Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has said, as more anti-democratic measures are in the pipeline. Writing on the Quakers in Britain website, Grace Da Costa says that significant legislation brought to parliament this year includes the Bill of Rights...

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Friend’s 500-mile walk for rainforest

19 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Manchester Friend is walking 500 miles in the next twelve months to raise funds for a lawsuit to protect Malaysian people from environmental exploitation.

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‘Ubuntu’ agenda for 2024 World Plenary

19 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Tim Gee, general secretary of Friends Worldwide Committee for Consultation (FWCC), introduced ‘Ubuntu’, the 2024 World Plenary theme, to London Quakers earlier this month.

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QCEA study tour a ‘major success’

19 January 2023 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quaker Concern for European Affairs (QCEA) has said that its latest study tour ‘proved to be a major success with more than twenty participants from all over the world’.

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