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List of events arranged alphabetically by town

Blackburn

Date(s): Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 10.30am-4.00pm

Heritage Open Day

Visitors will have access to the meeting house and burial ground. See exhibition 'Extraordinary Women', looking at the lives and work of notable Quaker women through history.

Blackburn Quaker Meeting House
Paradise Lane
Blackburn
BB2 1LY

For more information contact Blackburn Quaker Meeting: www.facebook.com/blackburnquakers.org.uk

Chelmsford

Date(s): 14/09/2018 - 16/09/2018
Time: 12 - 5 pm

With a Tender Hand

An exhibition looking at the service which Quaker groups have given over the past century or so to help those, both military and civilian, caught up in armed conflict

Quaker Meeting House
Rainsford Road
Chelmsford
CM1 2QL

For more information contact Chelmsford Quakers: http://www.midessexquakers.org.uk/exhibition.php

Colwyn Bay

Date(s): 30 September 2018
Time: 2.00 - 4.00

Bring and Share / Rhoi a Rhannu

Community Event for all people who want to share their pre-loved items with others and take what they need. A small example of free exchange and bartering as a little cell of a just society

Quaker Meeting House
21 Erskine Road
Colwyn Bay
LL29 8EU

For more information: efawulle@gmail.com, 07505 142665

Diss

Date(s): Saturday, October 06, 2018
Time: 10am - 4pm

Quaker Open Day

Come and see the inside the beautiful thatched Quaker Meeting House, and discover who Quakers are, and why Quakerism is more relevant than ever in these turbulent times.

The Quaker Meeting House
12 Frenze Road
Diss
IP22 4PA

For more information contact Diss Local Meeting: Phone Helen on 07543 835349

Dorchester

Date(s): 29th September - 6th October
Time: Day time

Quaker Service Exhibition

The exhibition commemorates Quaker Service from WW1 to present day. Dorchester Quakers will be available to chat and answer any questions about how Quaker Worship supports Quaker service today.

United Church Foyer
South Street
Dorchester
DT1 1BY

For more information contact Dorchester Quaker Meeting: Dorchester Quaker Meeting Warden 01305 263544

Edinburgh

Date(s): 04/08/2018 - 27/08/2018
Time: Various

Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House once again becomes a busy Fringe venue with two performance spaces and a pop-up cafe.

Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
7 Victoria Terrace
Edinburgh
EH1 2JL

For more information contact Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House: www.venue40.org.uk, @Venue40

Garstang

Date(s): 19 August 2018
Time: Doors open 4.30pm, performance 5.30pm

Three Acres and a Cow- A History Of Land Rights And Protest In Folk Song And Story!

A very pleasurable performance in a historic Quaker Meeting House, light refreshments, free admission, donations invited. Part of Garstang Arts Festival

Friends (Quaker) Meeting House
Calder House Lane
Garstang
PR3 1ZE

01995 641284 and https://www.quaker.org.uk/meetings/garstang

Garstang

Date(s): Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 14:00-16:00

Heritage Open Day 2018

Drop in 14:00-16:00. Grade 2 listed building, stables, grounds. Tea, cake, chat. Optional guided walk 14:00-15:30. Disabled parking by the Meeting House. Free. Optional donation to St John's Hospice.

Friends (Quaker) Meeting House
Calder House Lane
Garstang
PR3 1ZE

For more information contact Garstang Quakers: https://www.facebook.com/events/2117825278230875/

Saffron Walden

Date(s): Friday, October 05, 2018
Time: 7-9pm

Still Space for God?

To hear Paul Parker, Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, talk personally about practising stillness and action in the world. And to join in an exploratory spiritual discussion. Includes cake!

Friends Meeting House Saffron Walden
69 High Street
Saffron Walden
CB10 1AA

For more information contact Saffron Walden: http://www.saffronquakers.org.uk/

Seaford

Date(s): Friday, September 21, 2018
Time: Afternoon

International Day of Peace Vigil

Vigil

Peace Garden
The Crouch
Seaford
BN25

For more information contact Seaford: billchadkirk@gmail.com

Taunton

Date(s): Sunday, September 30, 2018
Time: 14.00 ( tbc)

Journeymen Theatre: And The Beat Goes On...

Play about non violent direct action

Quaker Meeting House
Bath Place
Taunton
TA1 4EP

For more information contact Taunton: www.westsomersetquakers.org.uk 07377414101

Thirsk

Date(s): October- December 2018
Time: All day

Healing the Wounds of War

This exhibition celebrates Thirsk's Hall family. Jed took food from his shop to Vienna in 1919 and befriended the Schindlers. Isabel and Winnie hosted 2 German Jewish children in 1939. A myth was born

Thirsk Museum
Kirkgate
Thirsk
YO7 1BL

For more information contact Thirsk Quaker Meeting: Geofsewell@gmail.com

Thirsk

Date(s): Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 3pm

And the Beat Goes on

A play by Journeyman Theatre to celebrate those who objected to War

Tba
Kirkgate
Thirsk
YO7 1BL

For more information contact Thirsk Quaker Meeting: Geofsewell@gmail.com

Thirsk

Date(s): Thursday, October 04, 2018
Time: 7pm

Israel/ Palestine

Illustrated talk and discussion

Thirsk Quaker Meeting House
Kirkgate
Thirsk
YO7 1BL

For more information contact Thirsk Quaker Meeting: Geofsewell@gmail.com

Thirsk

Date(s): Sunday, October 07, 2018
Time: 7pm

Wilfred Owen's last months in Ripon

Illustrated talk by a Cambridge academic

Thirsk Quaker Meeting House
Kirkgate
Thirsk
YO7 1BL

For more information contact Thirsk Quaker Meeting House: Geofsewell@gmail.com

Upper Clatford

Date(s): 25 November 2018
Time: 14:30

THIS EVIL THING written and performed by well known actor Michael Mears

THIS EVIL THING is the compelling, shocking and inspiring and rarely told story of the men who said no to war; and the men and women who supported them

King Edward VII Memorial Hall
Village Street
Upper Clatford
SP11 7QL

For more information https://michaelmears.org/this-evil-thing. Contact AndoverLM@gmail.com

Wilmslow

Date(s): Saturday, September 22, 2018
Time: 2pm - 4pm

Quaker Tea Party - "There's always room for one more at our table ...."

Expect a Warm Welcome, Tea, Coffee and Homemade Cakes.

Wilmslow Quaker Meeting House
1A Bourne Street
Wilmslow
SK9 5HD

For more information contact Wilmslow Local Meeting: The clerk - Celia Davies celia.davies2@hotmail.co.uk