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29 March 2019
Amid political disarray and confusion, Quakers, among many others, are turning to quiet reflection. Today (Friday) should have been the day that the UK left the European Union. But Parliament has not agreed the best way forward. Tonight, an online Europe-wide dispersed meeting for worship will mark the moment Brexit was expected to take place (midnight Brussels time).
27 November 2018
Oliver Robertson is the new Head of Witness & Worship for Quakers in Britain.
He will succeed Helen Drewery who leaves the post in the spring after more than thirty years working for Britain Yearly Meeting.
19 November 2018
Quakers in Britain has today become the first church in the UK to announce it will not invest any of its centrally-held funds in companies profiting from the occupation of Palestine.
24 July 2018
LATEST: Friday 3 August
The Ride arrived in London. Three hundred miles across vale and cities, they carried their Declaration from Cumbria and handed it in to 10 Downing Street.
3 July 2018
Young adult Quakers came together this week with a common desire for a new economic system that is fairer, more sustainable and resilient. They call for urgent change and a system more focused on wellbeing and the common good.
15 June 2018
Activists and academics met today at a groundbreaking conference in London. “Rethinking Security" found energy, passion and positive thoughts for new approaches to national security.