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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 friendship and community.

News

A different future is possible - Quakers in Britain have worked with other Quaker organisations around the world to issue a joint statement condemning the violence in Palestine and Israel and calling for action to bring about peace. All Friends meetings, churches, schools, and organisations are… Continue Reading
New Peacemakers Video - What is peace education? Our project Peacemakers are thrilled to be able to share with you a short animation which explains all you need to know about peace education to get started, and the benefits children and schools have experienced.… Continue Reading
Yearly Meeting 2024 – registration now open - Britain Yearly Meeting 2024 will take place in London over the weekend of 26–30 July. Yearly Meeting Agenda Committee explain this year's format, and registration is now open. Note that the deadline for applying for Junior YM (for 16-18 year… Continue Reading
Outreach Box and Projector and Screen available for borrowing - A box of outreach materials containing a selection of leaflets, a leaflet holder, Advices and Queries, T shirts, badges and tote bags along with a wallet of A3 outreach posters has been put together and is available to borrow from… Continue Reading
Pilgrims Witness for Peace - On Saturday 9th February, a group of around 20 pilgrims, including several Central England Quakers, walked a 16 mile journey through the West Midlands, as a witness for peace. Pete Doubtfire from our project Peace Hub reflects on the event.… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Create and Connect at Cotteridge Create and Connect at Cotteridge 24/04/2024 at Cotteridge Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. general arts and crafts – Do you enjoy drawing, painting, knitting, crotchet, sewing, weaving…? Or would you like to have a go for the first time? Come and join in art/craft projects supplied by us, or simply bring your own handywork to do in a companionable, relaxed atmosphere. We will provide hot drinks and light…

  • Area Meeting April 2024 Area Meeting April 2024 27/04/2024 at Sutton Coldfield Quaker Meeting House, Sutton Coldfield. Workshop 10:30-12:30, Business 14:00-17:00 – An all-day Area Meeting, with a workshop in the morning 10.30am-12.30pm (arrivals from 10am) entitled 'Our Area Meeting - developing and shaping our future together'. Lunch will be provided and over lunch there will be an activity around sustainability. The Meeting for Worship for business will be from 2pm-5pm. Our…

  • Midlands Green Quakers 20/05/2024 Online. Birmingham Quakers and Interfaith Climate Justice Action – Midlands Green Quakers is a network of Friends from across the region who share a concern about the climate and ecological emergency. This month: we’ll be hearing from Chris Martin, Claire Bowman and Pete Doubtfire (Central England Quakers) on Birmingham Quakers and Interfaith Climate Justice Action. Register to receive the…

  • Christians at Pride Christians at Pride 25/05/2024 at outside Carrs Lane Church, Birmingham. – Quakers are invited to join with other Christians at Birmingham Pride 2024. We will share a short time of prayer outside the Church at Carrs Lane before those who are marching leave at 11:15 to head to Colmore Row (Java Roastery). A group will also be staying at Carrs Lane…

  • Natural Art Exhibition Natural Art Exhibition 01/06/2024 - 02/06/2024 at Barnt Green & Redditch Quaker Meeting House, Barnt Green. Sat 1st, 10am to 4pm; Sun 2nd , 2pm – 4pm – Barnt Green Quakers invite you to a sustainable art exhibition created using pressed leaves and beeswax. By Hui-Ying Chang, an international award-winning nature artist from Taiwan. Free admission, all are welcome. Download a poster for the exhibition

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