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21 August 2018
Take one stand-up comedian and mediator, an actor, activist and biblical scholar, a team of peace activists, and a handful of turbulent priests. Each one exploring the connection between spirituality and activism. Add to that, Quaker worship in stillness that settles, calms and opens hearts. This week, Quakers are offering this mix to thousands enjoying Greenbelt Festival.
6 August 2018
Around the world this week, ceremonies will mark the anniversaries of the first atomic bombs dropped in Japan in 1945. Quakers will be among those remembering lives lost.
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.
1 June 2018
Shocking violence suffered by Palestinians on the Gaza border in recent months has left 112 Palestinians dead and more than 13,300 injured. The UN Human Rights Council voted recently to establish an independent Commission of Inquiry. However, the UK government abstained. Quakers are appalled.
14 May 2018
Amid rising tension and aggression in the region, opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem is an act of provocation as Palestinians mourn the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe), say Quakers in Britain.
13 April 2018
Walkers on the Dales Way in the Yorkshire National Park come across Farfield Quaker Meeting House unexpectedly, treasuring a place for quiet, unhurried contemplation. This week, Historic England has recognised its historic significance.