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1 September 2015
Meeting for Sufferings, the representative body for Quakers in Britain, meets on Saturday. Named after its original purpose of recording the sufferings of Quakers imprisoned and tortured for their faith, 'Sufferings' meets six times a year. One hundred Quakers, from the north of Scotland to west Cornwall, gather in the Quaker central offices in London to discern national Quaker work.
27 August 2015
This year Quakers in Britain is an associate at Greenbelt festival of arts, faith and justice. We're hosting discussions and kite-making workshops as well as storytelling, songs, panel debates and meetings for worship in the Quaker dome.
26 August 2015
Quaker Peace & Social Witness and EAPPI UK and Ireland signed the following statement. Take action by writing to your MP asking them to raise these concerns with the government.
24 August 2015
Candles exchanged between London and Hiroshima were lit to remember when the first atomic bombs were dropped seventy years ago. In silence, music and poetry, lives lost were remembered.
8 July 2015
In July's Budget, the Chancellor announced £50million to expand cadet forces across 500 state schools. This is the latest evidence of the creeping militarisation of schools by the Department for Education.
23 June 2015
Quakers in Britain launch public debate about the militarisation of education by releasing a short film: The Unseen March.