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14 April 2021
Quakers in Britain are planning their Yearly Meeting Gathering 2021 to nurture and inspire the Quaker community, saying “In these extraordinary and challenging times, we have seen that it is possible to make changes in our way of life. We have hope. We trust the leadings of love and truth will come right."
10 April 2021
In a step towards becoming an actively anti-racist church, Quakers will cease to name a room in their London offices after William Penn.
26 March 2021
Quaker Action on Alcohol and Drugs (QAAD) has joined Churches and charities to urge the UK government to act decisively and urgently in tackling the harm caused by gambling.
3 February 2021
This week, HS2 protesters used maintenance scaffolding to access the roof of Friends House and hang a banner.
17 December 2020
Shortly ahead of International Migrants Day, working together, Quakers in Britain, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee for National Legislation, Quaker Council for European Affairs and Quaker United Nations Office have developed a statement on migration drawing on Quaker foundations and work with migrants and on migration.
7 December 2020
Quakers were totally immersed in the slave trade. Not just as abolitionists. They were ship owners, captains, merchants and investors, in ports such as London and Bristol.
This hard truth faced Quakers' representative body this week as they met online to discuss, among other matters, action on racism. They had before them a minute from the church's trustees which said, “Racism exists among Quakers in Britain and must be tackled at all levels."