Quakers took part in the protests at Westminster Abbey this month against its thanksgiving service for fifty years of constant patrols by nuclear submarines.
Eleven Quaker Meeting houses have been granted listed status by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England.
Over 100 people gathered at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution for a local-election hustings last month convened by Bath Quakers on the theme of climate and environment. Speakers from Bath Conservative, Green, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties, plus independents, set out their positions and took questions from what Friends...
Norwich Quakers are hosting a public debate this week asking the question: ‘What’s spiritual about economics?’
Lincolnshire Friends are celebrating the centenary birthday of one of the oldest surviving Quaker conscientious objectors (COs) by hosting a play about the pacifist training farm where he worked.
Around forty-three per cent of British Quakers do not profess a belief in God, according to an article last month in The Economist magazine.
The Quaker Concern for Animals (QCA) group has praised the ‘small but growing number’ of farmers who are turning their back on livestock farming to embrace plant horticulture.
Friends from Bideford Meeting in Devon have asked Quakers to hold them in the light after a fire broke out at its Meeting house.
Huddersfield Friends have started a monthly ‘climate disruption’ vigil after what they describe as a ‘surge of interest’ from non-Quakers following the Extinction Rebellion protests.
Quakers attended a gathering last month to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the Kindertransport rescue effort. The ‘Invisible Heroes’ event held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 30 April acknowledged Quakers for their contribution.