Building closure and coronavirus

As restrictions around Covid-19 change, Friends House is open for event bookings. All enquiries welcome to or via the Friends House website.

The Quaker Centre café, restaurant and library remain closed until further notice. The bookshop welcomes online customers but is not open to in-person customers.

Many staff are working from home and best contactable by their usual email.

In Cumbria, Swarthmoor Hall cottages are available for hire on though the hall remains closed.

Come to a Quaker meeting

If you would like to talk to somebody about coming along to meeting for worship, you may either:

Staff usually work between 9am–5pm. Most have email and voicemail, see staff contact list. Please contact the relevant member of staff for your query when possible.

Follow @britishquakers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Friends House

173 Euston Road

Press officer

020 7663 1048 or 07958 009703 (mobile)

Website enquiries

Nik Dadson
020 7663 1116

Updates for 'Find a meeting' should be sent to

Room bookings

Please go to


Please note that we are not connected in any way with Quaker Oats. We are a religious organisation.

Sherry-Ann Mitchell
020 7663 1190

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