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As Covid restrictions continue to evolve, Quaker Meetings are considering if, how and when to offer meeting for worship and other services, in accordance with government guidance and advice from CEQ trustees and Britain Yearly Meeting. Please check directly with Meetings before travelling.

Some Quaker Meetings may continue to hold remote meeting for worship, please check with individual Meetings for details. Woodbrooke are offering online meeting for worship, which anyone is welcome to join.

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 friendship and community.

News

RSC production takes in Coventry Meeting House - As part of Coventry City of Culture 2021, the Royal Shakespeare Company staged 4 outdoor moving plays. Coventry Quaker Meeting House was chosen for one of the scenes, staged on our forecourt. You can view the play below (look out… Continue Reading
Getting Creative for Climate Justice - Quakers around our Area Meeting have been getting creative to highlight climate justice in the lead-up to the COP26 UN climate conference in November. Bournville Quakers have transformed the giant cedar tree in their grounds with a knitted cosy to… Continue Reading
Area Meeting-wide Online Meeting for Worship - A small group has begun a weekly online AM-wide Meeting for Worship, Sundays at 5pm. There is half an hour for silent worship and then half a hour as led: worship sharing or connecting with each other.  For Zoom details… Continue Reading
Safeguarding Training - CEQ Safeguarding Team invite those holding the following roles in CEQ to join safeguarding training this autumn / winter: Trustees, Clerks, Safeguarding Leads, Children's Meeting Convenors and Elders & Overseers The training will focus on the new Safeguarding Toolkit which… Continue Reading
Can you help with HOD at Bournville? - Anne Giles of Bournville Quakers, and Roderick Keefe of CEQ Outreach Committee are seeking some extra helpers for Heritage Open Day (HOD) on 11th September 2021: Bournville Quaker Meeting House has opened for the September Heritage Day very successfully for… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Area Meeting September 2021 Area Meeting September 2021 18/09/2021 at Online and at Bull St Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. – Area Meeting in September will be a blended meeting, with the option to join in-person at Bull St, or via Zoom. Please also note the change of date. This is to avoid clashing with Heritage Open Day. Our Area Business Meeting is a special type of Meeting for Worship used…

  • Camino to COP26 Community Picnic Camino to COP26 Community Picnic 19/09/2021 at Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge. Environment – Stourbridge Quakers welcome Camino COP26 Pilgrims from Bristol to Glasgow! There will be a Stourbridge Community Picnic in Mary Stevens Park on Sunday 19 September, 1-3pm. If the weather is against us we will be at the Meeting House in Scott's Road. Everybody is welcome, so bring your favourite snacks…

  • Loving Earth Textiles Exhibition Loving Earth Textiles Exhibition 20/09/2021 - 24/09/2021 at Peace Hub, Birmingham. – The Loving Earth Project celebrates people, places, creatures, and other things that we love but which are threatened by growing environmental breakdown. Individuals and groups have been invited to explore how the future of something, someone, or somewhere that we love is affected by our own actions, and in response create…

  • COP26 Community Fair COP26 Community Fair 25/09/2021 at Cotteridge Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. – Cotteridge Quakers invite you to chat, share ideas and send a message from our community to the Glasgow Climate Summit: Our community fair will be part of West Midlands-wide Big Green Week to demand action on the climate / ecological emergency and a just transition to a sustainable future for…

  • Loving Earth Family Craft Workshop Loving Earth Family Craft Workshop 25/09/2021 at Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. – Open to all Quaker families & friends in the Central England area to create a textile panel for the Loving Earth project. The 2:00 - 4.30pm afternoon session will be led by Rachael Swancott and Maud Grainger and will be appropriate for children up to 11 years with parent/ accompanied adult.…


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