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.


smiling ethnic woman recording video on smartphone George Fox at 400 – short film activity - Quaker Founder George Fox will be 400 next year! The Quaker Arts Network (QAN) in partnership with BYM Children and Young People’s committee has launched a programme as part of the celebration of George Fox’s 400th anniversary in 2024.  We… Continue Reading
Digital Contribution Scheme – coming soon - Central England Quakers' fundraising is about to embrace the 21st century with the launch of a digital version of the Contribution Schedule. Bob Morris (Hall Green Meeting) and James Bradbury (Stourbridge Meeting) explain the new Digital Contribution Scheme: As many… Continue Reading
An opportunity to try your hand at Quaker research - Interested in research? Wanting to know more about the Midlands connection to slavery? Curious about Quaker history? CEQ is giving financial support to a research project that will enable Friends to look more closely at our involvement, here in the… Continue Reading
Investor engagement on modern slavery - James Bradbury shares how CCLA (which many Quaker funds are invested with) is launching its first UK modern slavery benchmark. The CCLA Ethical Investment Fund is the “investment of choice” for Central England Quakers – two thirds of central reserves… Continue Reading
Contacting the Area Meeting Office - Apologies if you experienced difficulties contacting the Area meeting Office last week via phone or email (w/b 20/11/2023). The issues have now been resolved, and you can contact the Office as usual. Our Area Meeting Office is currently switching from… Continue Reading

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  • Meaningful Textiles Exhibition Meaningful Textiles Exhibition 21/11/2023 - 13/12/2023 at Peace Hub, Birmingham. Tues, Weds, Thurs – As part of their current theme A Burning Issue, our project Peace Hub is hosting an exhibition: ‘Meaningful Textiles – Creation and the Environment’. A set of embroideries by Pamela Pavitt, these beautiful, intricate works invite us to reflect on questions of climate justice, and get inspired to take action.…

  • Christmas Concert for Human Rights 10/12/2023 at Bournville Quaker Meeting House, Bournville Birmingham. – Bournville Quakers are hosting this annual concert for human rights, organised by Amnesty International Bournville Group and Freedom from Torture. Featuring Music, Song, Dance and Spoken word on International Human Rights Day. Café, refreshments and stalls from 2pm, concert starts at 3pm. Admission £8 - Free to Under-16s. All proceeds…

  • Bournville Lunchtime Concerts 15/12/2023 at Bournville Quaker Meeting House, Bournville Birmingham. James Brawn (piano) – Bournville Quakers invite you to a series of lunchtime concerts. Free admission - retiring collection Tea, coffee and biscuits available from midday - bring your own sandwiches / packed lunch The Concerts have their own newsletter: subscribe.

  • Film Showing at Barnt Green Film Showing at Barnt Green 15/12/2023 at Barnt Green & Redditch Quaker Meeting House, Barnt Green. Ealing Comedy about oddball criminals and an octogenarian landlady – Barnt Green & Redditch Quakers invite you to join them at their monthly film showing. This month: The last Ealing Comedy: Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians! We are using a Church…

  • Meeting for Worship on the Winter Solstice 22/12/2023 Online. – The Midlands Quakers for Climate Justice and Sustainability Group is a network of Friends from across the region who share a concern about the climate and ecological emergency. In addition to their regular sessions this autumn, the group will also be holding a Meeting for Worship for the Earth on…

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