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Quakers hold concert for war refugees

FREE 08 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Preparing for the Talinn concert |

Quakers in Estonia hosted a concert to raise money for Ukrainian war refugees last month.

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Cotteridge Friend proposes ‘energy champions’ project

FREE 08 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

A Cotteridge Quaker has asked his Local Meeting to support a project to create ‘energy champions’ in a bid to tackle the energy and climate crisis.

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Quaker camp celebrates anniversary

08 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Luton & Leighton Area Meeting’s annual Quaker Camp celebrated its seventieth anniversary this year on a field in Malvern.

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BYM joins call for UK to support Palestinians

08 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 1 comment | 1 comments

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) joined calls urging the UK government to take immediate action to protect Palestinian human rights defenders.

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Quaker presence at Greenbelt Festival

08 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Quakers had a presence at the ‘arts, faith & justice’ Greenbelt Festival last month as Anaïs Mitchell took to the stage on the opening evening. A Meeting for Worship also took place on the Monday, with more than 100 people attending.

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QCEA announces new director

FREE 01 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 1 comment | 1 comments

‘QCEA has long had a special place amongst civil society active in the European policy arena.' | Tracey Martin

Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) has announced that Tracey Martin will be its new director.

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Edinburgh Quakers ‘spark conversations’ at Fringe

FREE 01 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Edinburgh Quakers have said they have received ‘a steady stream’ of visitors during the Fringe Festival period, despite being unable to host many performances because of new licensing rules. Sue Proudlove, manager of the Meeting house, said that the visits to the Loving Earth Project panels and Stitches for Survival...

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Huddersfield Friends resume Earth vigil

01 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Huddersfield Quakers have resumed a monthly Earth vigil in their witness to the climate and ecological crisis.

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BYM contributes to new book on race relations in churches

01 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) has contributed to a new book examining race relations within British churches over the past quarter of a century.

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Airton Friends complete grade II*-listed conservation

01 September 2022 | by Rebecca Hardy | 0 comments

Airton Friends have completed major conservation and repairs to their grade II*-listed Meeting house. According to Airton Quakers, ‘the Meeting house now more closely resembles its traditional appearance and will be better able to withstand the wear resulting from its use and from its numerous visitors’.

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