Friends in Philadelphia are celebrating the announcement that the former home of William and Letitia Still, Pennsylvanian Quakers and Underground Railroad leaders, has been awarded a place on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.
More than fifty Friends gathered at Woodbrooke in Birmingham last weekend to take part in ‘The Changing Face of Faith in Britain: How should Quakers respond?’, a conference organised by Woodbrooke and Quaker Committee on Christian and Interfaith Relations (QCCIR).
Friends across the UK are encouraging MPs to support the Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill, which passed its Second Reading last week on 16 March.
Friends who campaigned against the BAE Systems sponsorship of the Great Exhibition of the North 2018 were celebrating last week as news broke that the weapons manufacturer had pulled out.
Porthmadog Friends held a workshop on climate change as part of their Quaker commitment to becoming a low carbon community.
Sally Nicholls, the Quaker author of Things A Bright Girl Can Do, has been shortlisted for the YA (Young Adult) Book Prize 2018. The writer appears on the shortlist alongside prestigious names such as Phillip Pullman and previous 2017 winner Patrice Lawrence.
This weekend Young Friends from across Europe will be gathering in County Armagh in Northern Ireland.
Quakers up and down the country supported people in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre last week by joining a ‘freedom fast’. More than five hundred protestors, including Caroline Lucas MP, the Green Party co-leader, took part in the fast on International Woman’s Day on 8 March to support...
Friends in Clitheroe celebrated the first birthday of their new Meeting house last week, with cake after its Meeting for Worship. The Meeting house in Lancashire opened its doors last March, when they moved from their former historic site in Sawley due to its remote location and dwindling numbers.
Friends from the North London New Economy Reading Group met with MPs last month to talk about setting up an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on banking reform.