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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

Peace Pilgrimage this September - The SDSC Arms Fair is taking place in Telford in November. In witness against this event, Peace Pilgrimage, supported by our project Peace Hub, Stourbridge Quaker Meeting and several individual Friends, are organising a pilgrimage for peace. Beginning in Malvern… Continue Reading
Keeping in touch during Yearly Meeting - The Area Meeting Clerks are planning to create two WhatsApp groups for Quakers from Central England attending Yearly Meeting at the end of July: one for those joining via Zoom; and one for those attending in person to allow Friends… Continue Reading
Midlands Green Quakers Autumn / Winter 2024 programme - Midlands Green Quakers is a peer support group for any Friends concerned about Climate Justice. It is open to the whole of the Midlands region (including CEQ), and is convened by Sarah Shaw, the East Midlands Local Development Worker. Sarah… Continue Reading
George Fox Exhibition at Coventry - Find out more about how George Fox and the early Quakers created a social and spiritual revolution in 17th Century England that is still resonating around the globe. The Chapel of Unity at Coventry Cathedral is hosting a display created… Continue Reading
people on a video call Online Meeting for Worship hosted by Warwick - Meg Harper and Dave Rawcliffe of Warwick Quaker Meeting, invite Friends to join a regular Sunday-evening online worship. Online Meeting for Worship 7.45 to 8.45 on Sunday evenings. Currently there are just three regular attenders, but we continue to feel… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Quaker Retreat: Experiencing Shakespeare 22/07/2024 - 26/07/2024 at Charney Manor, Oxfordshire. – John Lampen of Stourbridge Meeting is leading this retreat at Charney Manor Quaker centre. There are still some places available for this year’s Experiencing Shakespeare course, this includes tickets to The Merry Wives of Windsor and As You Like It  at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.  View a flyer for the event.…

  • Yearly Meeting 2024 26/07/2024 - 30/07/2024 at Online and at Friends House, London. – Yearly Meeting (YM) is our annual opportunity for Quakers across Britain to come together in worship, learning and inspiration.  Britain Yearly Meeting 2024 will take place in London over the weekend of 26–30 July. This year, we will ask Friends to consider Integrity and Truth and we will discern Yearly…

  • Hiroshima Day Service 2024 Hiroshima Day Service 2024 06/08/2024 at Coventry Cathedral, Coventry. – Lord Mayor of Coventry's Committee for Peace and Reconciliation invite you to a service of reflection for Hiroshima Day 2024. Coventry Quakers have long supported this event to remember those affected by the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and promote reconciliation. All are welcome at Coventry Cathedral. A message…

  • Devotional Area Meeting August 2024 Devotional Area Meeting August 2024 17/08/2024 at Hartshill Quaker Meeting House, Hartshill. Fox @ 400 – A devotional Area Meeting, with no business, in which Quakers from across our area can worship together. This meeting for worship will also be a chance to mark the 400th anniversary of Quaker founder George Fox, who was born in Fenny Drayton, not far from Hartshill. The Meeting House will…

  • The Life & Work of George Fox The Life & Work of George Fox 07/09/2024 at Coventry Quaker Meeting House, Coventry. – An illustrated talk about the life and work of George Fox, with readings from his journal. George Fox was one of the founders of Quakerism, and Friends are currently marking the 400th anniversary of his birth. Refreshments available and participants are invited to contribute towards our building project. There will…

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