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3 April 2020
Quakers in Britain have postponed their 2020 Yearly Meeting Gathering. The ongoing public health situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, very sadly, makes it impossible to bring 2,000 people together for this event.
16 March 2020
As the Coronavirus outbreak continues, Quakers in Britain are cancelling four national events planned for March and April.
Update: They are advising meetings not to gather in person while the current social distancing guidance is in force.
11 March 2020
Generations of Quakers have worked to build peace in areas of violent conflict. Confidentiality is essential therefore the work is little-known. Now a new book, launched this week, Dining with diplomats, praying with gunmen captures the experiences of international conciliation for a new generation of peacemakers.
25 February 2020
Quakers in Britain have joined education charities, unions and environmental NGOs in signing up to Teach the Future, a youth-led campaign to put the climate crisis at the heart of the education system.
They will be taking their message to parliamentarians this week (26 February).
27 January 2020
Quakers across Britain are commemorating #HolocaustMemorialDay.
8 January 2020
Amid growing threats to global security, Quakers in Britain have called for a peaceful resolution to tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries.