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 and bookshop are now open Monday to Friday 10am–3pm. The bookshop also welcomes online customers.

The restaurant is closed until further notice.

The Library is open, but book in adance is essential. Please see the Library pages for opening times and details of how to book your visit.

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

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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