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.


Double flat available at Oak Tree House - Double Flat available for rent (single or double occupancy) In Oak Tree House, a Quaker owned Sheltered Housing scheme in Bournville. We welcome all, of any faith or none, who value their independence within a peaceful and secure environment. Please… Continue Reading
Cycle-recycling supporting refugees - Claire Bowman reflects on a Birmingham-based project relevant to our concerns for welcoming refugees and sustainability: "When I am cycling and I can feel the wind in my face, I feel so happy. Having my bike allowed me to feel… Continue Reading
Climate Vigil Continues - The Wednesday lunchtime climate change vigil outside Birmingham’s St Philip’s Cathedral which was started a few months ago by Howard Saunders of Bournville Meeting has been continuing, despite the winter weather. Last week as usual Howard was joined by Ralph… Continue Reading
Observations on Outreach - Rod Keefe, convenor of CEQ Outreach Committee, reflects on how Quakers can engage with the wider community and make ourselves more known. Outreach committee now consist of eight willing volunteers, we are still supporting / promoting events within the Central… Continue Reading
Civil Rights exhibition featuring Bayard Rustin - The Library of Birmingham is hosting a multi-media travelling exhibition focused on the US civil rights movement (including Quaker Bayard Rustin) and its links with the UK. Organised by ‘Journey to Justice’ a human rights education charity the exhibition is… Continue Reading

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  • Friendly Entertainment Friendly Entertainment 29/02/2020 at Warwick Quaker Meeting House, Warwick.  Everyone welcome to this fundraiser, in aid of the Warwick Quaker garden development fund. Featuring Friendly entertainment with poetry and music, bring and buy stall and afternoon tea.  

  • Area Meeting March 2020 Area Meeting March 2020 07/03/2020 at Hall Green Quaker Meeting House, Hall Green, Birmingham.  In March, Area Meeting is taking place at Hall Green Meeting House, co-hosted by Solihull and Kings Heath Quaker Meetings. Agenda items for March include: Meeting for Sufferings Reports: Dec*& Feb; Quaker Life Representative Council Report *; Book of Discipline Conference Reflections *; Observations on Outreach; Quaker Christmas Parcels Feedback;…

  • Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis Quaker insights in the context of ecological crisis 11/03/2020 at Bournville Quaker Meeting House, Bournville Birmingham.  A study group held at Bournville Friends Meeting House on the second Wednesday morning of each month from 10.30 – 11.30 from October 2019 to June 2020. This month's topic: Testimony: doing the truth The meetings will begin with around 20 minutes of Quaker worship, and then a further 40…

  • Alternatives to Violence Project Alternatives to Violence Project 18/03/2020 at The Priory Rooms, Birmingham.  The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of skilled volunteers who run workshops for anyone who wants to find ways of resolving conflict without resorting to violence. We work in the community and in prisons. This taster session is for anyone interested to find out more, and explore a proposal…

  • Safeguarding Coordinators Meeting (safeguarding children) 21/03/2020 at Bull Street Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham.  CEQ Safeguarding Officers, Carole Pannell and Sarah Fishpool, invite all Local Meeting Safeguarding Coordinators to this Meeting & Training Session focused on Safeguarding Children. (This follows the meeting last year focussed on safeguarding vulnerable adults). Programme Safeguarding Children – exploring the CEQ Policy issued in 2018; Safer Recruitment including DBS…

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