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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

Sustainability Update - Updates on our commitment to sustainability: a new document from QPSW & a local consultation on the environment. New 'Net-zero' briefing Quaker Peace & Social Witness have released a new briefing for Quakers 'Ending the UK’s contribution to climate change'.… Continue Reading
Food for Thought - Food production, packaging and transport make up a big part of our carbon footprint, and many of us are interested in changing our eating habits to help the environment. It can be difficult to know where to begin, so in… Continue Reading
Paul Parker reflects on Hiroshima Day - For several years Coventry Quakers and Coventry's Lord Mayor's Peace committee have organised a memorial for Hiroshima Day on 6th August. People gather in the Chapel of Unity and the Nave of Coventry Cathedral to remember the dropping of the… Continue Reading
Request for Accommodation - Stourbridge Quakers involved with Jai Jagat 2020 have a request for help with accommodation on the August Bank Holiday weekend: Can anyone offer B&B on Thursday/Friday/Saturday 22nd/23rd/ 24th August for up 12 single male/female delegates from different parts of Europe as… Continue Reading
Request for help with memorial minutes - Sutton Coldfield Quakers are writing memorial minutes for Stan Mapp, Kate Mitton and Anne Fletcher. If you have any information or observations about any or all of these Friends, which you would be willing to share, please contact us via… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Prop-making for No Faith in War Prop-making for No Faith in War 29/08/2019 at Peace Hub, Birmingham.  Drop in to help make props for the Quaker presence at the No Faith in War protest against DSEI on 3rd September. We’ll provide some materials, and you're welcome to bring your own: such as largish pieces of cloth or large marker pens.

  • Roots of Resistance at No Faith in War Roots of Resistance at No Faith in War 03/09/2019 at ExCel Centre, London.  Roots of Resistance is a community of Friends building a creative, vibrant and radical Quaker response to the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair. “Refusal to fight with weapons is not surrender. We are not passive when threatened by the greedy, the cruel, the tyrant, the unjust. We…

  • Monthly group for older children (aged 10+) in CEQ 07/09/2019 at Cotteridge Meeting House, Birmingham.  This is a monthly Quaker group for young people aged 10+ in Central England area. This month the group will meet at Cotteridge Meeting House. More information to follow. Please contact Helen Waters at Selly Oak Meeting for more information, using the form below:

  • Heritage Open Day at Bournville Heritage Open Day at Bournville 14/09/2019 at Bournville Quaker Meeting House, Bournville Birmingham.  Visit an unusually elaborate Quaker Meeting House and the only one housing an organ. The Quaker Meeting House was built in 1905 and was designed by William Alexander Harvey, an influential architect on the Bournville estate. Especially for our Heritage Open Day there will be an exhibition of old photos…


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