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19 May 2017
The first Yearly Meeting in Friends House, London, was held ninety years ago this week.
9 May 2017
More than a hundred Quakers climbed windswept Pendle Hill on Saturday. For half an hour, they held a meeting for worship to protest against fracking. Only the skylarks and one or two friendly dogs interrupted their stillness.
5 May 2017
More than a quarter of Quaker meetings in Britain have made a commitment to no longer invest in the fossil fuel industry. Quakers in Britain today announced 19 more divestment commitments.
21 April 2017
Quakers across Britain are engaging with the general election, called for Thursday 8 June.
The general election is an opportunity to highlight Quaker concerns, particularly on important topics like nuclear weapons, immigration, climate change and human rights.
21 April 2017
Quakers in Britain are urging the Scottish Government to ban fracking and unconventional gas and oil extraction. In a response to the government's public consultation, Quakers are calling for bold steps to tackle climate change by supporting renewable, efficient energy instead.
5 April 2017
Three stimulating Quaker authors, Philip Gross, Sheila Hancock and Tracy Chevalier are lined-up for a lively discussion at the Hay Book Festival, on how their faith influences their creativity.