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Central England Quakers is a group of Quaker Meetings within the Midlands: including the cities of Birmingham and Coventry, the Black Country, and the surrounding areas.  Join us for Meeting for Worship, and to experience freindship and community.

News

From the Archives: Quakers and the Kindertransport - This is the first in a series of guest posts from the Birmingham and Warwickshire Quakers archive project at the Library of Birmingham.  Now that the project is complete, you can explore the archive catalogue online. Look out for more Continue Reading
Mindful Meditation - Quaker Howard Saunders offers a personal reflection on Mindlful Meditation, and offers and invitation to try it at Bournville Quaker Meeting House.   I have been a Friend for forty years but it has only been since I began to Continue Reading
Performances & Workshops: offer to meetings - Self-described 'Quaker, quirky, queer' performance artist Peterson Thomas Toscano and Christian Peacemaker Teams' Ruth Wilde are organising a mini-UK tour this autumn.  They are now booking dates at the beginning of the tour for Birmingham area- between the 10th and Continue Reading
Beyond Belief: Religous Views on Time - The latest edition of BBC Radio 4's 'Beyond Belief' programme looks at religious attitudes to time.  The programme features contributions throughout the programme from Coventry Quaker Eleanor Nesbitt, alongside people from other faith traditions. You can listen to the 30 Continue Reading
Quaker Peace & Social Witness Conference - Would you like to attend the Quaker Peace and Social Witness Annual Spring Conference in Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire 23-25 March 2018? The booking deadline is Sunday 28 January 2018. Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) seeks to support Continue Reading

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Events

  • Area Meeting January 2018 Area Meeting January 2018 27/01/2018 at Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham.    There will be lunch at 1pm, before Area Business Meeting begins.  After the meeting there will be hot drinks only. Our Area Business Meeting is a special type of Meeting for Worship used to make decisions: from how Quakers spend our money, to adopting a Concern. Any Member can…

  • Talk about Sierra Leone 28/01/2018 at Warwick Meeting House, Warwick.  Sunita Evans will be talking to us about her experiences in Bo, Sierra Leone. Join us for soup and a roll after Meeting for Worship on Sunday, followed by Sunita's talk.

  • Digging the Dirt 03/02/2018 at Sutton Coldfield Quaker Meeting House, Sutton Coldfield.  Multistory theatre company presents  a 5 star rated, award-winning production that weaves together two stories: a couple from a time past attempt to dig themselves a brighter future whilst a couple from time present face the repercussions of whistle-blowing. Rooted in both historical and contmporary events, the twin stories twist…

  • Exploring the Quaker Testimonies 14/02/2018 at Bournville Quaker Meeting House, Bournville Birmingham.  A monthly discussion group for Quakers to explore and deepen our understanding of the fundamental principles central to Quakerism which we strive to honour in our daily lives.

  • God, Words and Us 17/02/2018 at Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham.  A study morning to begin to explore the issues raised in the new booklet 'God, Words & Us' in preparation for Yearly Meeting. For elders, overseers, pastoral carers and other interested Friends 10 am coffee 10.30 am to 1 pm Introductions and Group Discussions 1 pm light lunch provided Hilary…


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