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A People of Peace

FREE 20 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

A moving production on the tragedy of war was given its first performance at Bury St Edmunds Meeting House on 8 April.

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Students sing out for homeless charity

FREE 20 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

The 2017 Friends Schools Joint Choir. | Sibford School.

A musical collaboration by students of Friends Schools on both sides of the Irish Sea recently raised more than £800 for an Oxfordshire homeless charity.

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Oxford initiative on Europe

20 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

Some OXFORD Friends with European connections who campaigned for the UK to stay in the EU have launched an initiative to prompt an informed discussion on Brexit.

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Quaker writers sign up for Hay

FREE 13 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

Tracy Chevalier. | Tim Donovan / Wikimedia Commons.

Three leading Quaker authors, Philip Gross, Sheila Hancock and Tracy Chevalier, have been confirmed to speak at the Hay Festival in May.

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Friends take on 400-mile cycling challenge

FREE 13 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

Two Tavistock Friends are on a 400-mile cycle across Cornwall and Devon to raise funds for a leading charity working for freedom from torture.

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Australian Quakers launch new website

13 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

Australia Yearly Meeting has launched a new website to help inquirers from around the world find out information about Australian Friends.

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Universalist Group

13 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

The Quaker Universalist Group will be holding its annual conference in the Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre this year from 5–7 May.

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Meetings for Sufferings: Linking Friends worldwide

13 April 2017 | by Ian Kirk-Smith | 0 comments

Working collaboratively is at the heart of the mission of the Quaker World Relations Committee (QWRC), Friends attending Meeting for Sufferings were told when they gathered in the William Penn Room on Saturday 1 April.

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Meetings for Sufferings: Quaker recognised bodies

13 April 2017 | by The Friend Newsdesk | 0 comments

A Quaker Recognised Body (QRB) is an independent group where concerned Friends explore a common interest, seek affirmation, or carry out witness.

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Meeting for Sufferings: Stewardship and sharing stories

FREE 06 April 2017 | by Ian Kirk-Smith | 0 comments

The central role of the gathered Meeting for Worship in the life of Quakerism was highlighted at Meeting for Sufferings held at Friends House on Saturday 1 April. Ursula Fuller, clerk of the Quaker Stewardship Committee (QSC), spoke to the report of the Committee in the morning session and talked about...

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