Oxford Meeting marked Remembrance Day this month by displaying a giant white poppy on the Meeting house exterior wall, as well as a white poppy wreath on the door.
Quakers have welcomed the news that a judge-led review into the handling of allegations against troops will run in parallel to the controversial Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill, which passed through the House of Commons early this month. However, they said they were ‘extremely disappointed’ that the bill...
A Cambridge Friend has set up a website for Quakers to post details of ‘fringe events’ taking place to coincide with Yearly Meeting (YM).
This year’s Remembrance Day risks being a ‘festival of forgetting’, the Peace Pledge Union (PPU) has warned, if the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen is ignored, as well as other current wars.
The Quaker Socialist Society (QSS) has announced that this year’s Salter Lecture, usually given at the time of Yearly Meeting, will take place online.
Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is to launch a guide and videos providing strategies to overcome resistance to gender and inclusivity work in an online event this month.
A speeding car crashed into the grounds of Bournville Meeting House last week, making it the second car collision to hit the site.
The Quakers and Business Group (Q&B) has said that it wants to ‘make values more visible in business’, with its annual conference based on this theme.
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) has been ratified by the fiftieth state, meaning that it will enter into international legal force ninety days later, on 22 January 2021.
Thirty-one members of Friends House staff have opted to take voluntary redundancy after a consultation period to consider how Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) can meet the financial challenges of the pandemic and the shift towards more local working.