About Yearly Meeting

Yearly Meeting is when Quakers in Britain come together to worship, make decisions and spend time as a community.

Yearly Meetings are also occasions in which we can learn, practise, improve, and take back to our local meetings ways of conducting business which are rooted in Quaker tradition and our own experience yet also meet contemporary challenges.

The purposes and functions of Yearly Meeting are described in Quaker faith & practice 6.02–6.11, which also gives the background to the business agenda.

Where to stay

Where to stay

The next Yearly Meeting is being held as a residential gathering at Warwick University. Should you live nearby or wish to stay elsewhere, you are welcome to attend as a day visitor.

Information about the different types of accommodation and the booking process for day and residential places can be found on a dedicated area of the Warwick University website (this opens in a new window).

Yearly Meeting Agenda Committee plans the agenda in consultation with standing committees, area meetings and General Meeting for Scotland, Meeting of Friends in Wales and Young Friends General Meeting and Meeting for Sufferings and its standing committees.

In two years out of three Yearly Meeting meets over a long weekend in May, at Friends House, in London. Once every three years Yearly Meeting is held as a week long residential Yearly Meeting Gathering, held outside London.

Book a place

Bookings open on 4 January 2017. The link below takes you to the booking process (external website) and provides further information about the onsite facilities. The deadline for bookings is 30 April 2017.

Go to the booking website (external website)

Plan your week

A timetable for all sessions and other activities at the gathering is coming soon.

View timetable

General contact details

Events & Committee Services

Friends House, 173 Euston Road

London NW1 2BJ

020 7663 1040

ym@quaker.org.uk