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16 May 2019
When Quakers built Hertford Meeting House in 1670 they were more likely to be persecuted than praised for their style of building. This week it is one of 17 Quaker meeting houses to be listed or upgraded and preserved for the nation by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England.
2 May 2019
Quakers joined a Christian vigil outside Westminster Abbey today (Friday) in protest against the decision to hold a service to mark fifty years of continuous-at-sea patrol by the UK's nuclear submarines. Some joined a die-in organised by Christian CND.
21 April 2019
Quakers in Britain send deepest condolences to all caught up in the horrific wave of attacks in Sri Lanka.
10 April 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention last week to annex Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine, if he is elected for another term as prime minister. In response Quakers in Britain are restating their 2014 call to the UK government to honour its commitment to the two-state solution and recognise the state of Palestine without delay.
8 April 2019
The decision to hold a service at Westminster Abbey to mark fifty years of constant patrol by the UK's nuclear submarines is being deeply criticised by Quakers in Britain.
25 January 2019
On international Holocaust Memorial Day Quakers across Britain will join commemorative events to remember each life lost and to honour all those who survived.