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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

News from Peace Centre Cape Town- For seven years from 2010, Central England Quakers supported and raised money for the Quaker Peace Centre in Cape Town.  Bob Morris gives an update on the Centre's work: After experiencing a crisis in 2017, the Centre has developed a… Continue Reading
Look out for News from the Centre- A new edition of News from the Centre has just been published and sent out to meetings so look out for it from this Sunday! This magazine contains highlights of some of the articles published here, plus a few bonus… Continue Reading
Peace is not a Fairytale…- Barbara Forbes reflects on the Church & Peace conference which took place at Bull St Quaker Meeting House on 23rd February: “Peace is not a fairy-tale – we have to work to make it happen”. This statement, by the late… Continue Reading
Show the Love 2019- Claire Bowman reports on a recent interfaith environmental event: On Sunday February 17th 45 people from different faiths and none gathered together at Birmingham Central Mosque for an afternoon ofconversation and presentations, interspersed with tea, cake and crafting. We learned… Continue Reading
Hope Project Work in Uganda- John Lampen reports on a recent trip to Uganda to support the work of Central England Quakers' Hope Project: For years our adult students in the Ibanda Literacy Schools [ILS] have asked to take their learning further and acquire skills… Continue Reading

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Events

  • Handling Difficult Conversations Workshop Handling Difficult Conversations Workshop 23/03/2019 at Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham.  A one day workshop run by Restoring Relations. Open to all, but registration is essential, and places are limited to 16. The workshop provides many opportunities to work on handling difficult conversations and practise your skills in a safe environment. You focus on what you want to achieve, including: understand…

  • Plain Quakers Theatre: Swansong - not fade away 31/03/2019 at Stourbridge Quaker Meeting House, Stourbridge.  A wryly comic tale of loneliness, ageing and the inexorable passing of time, from the 'Plain Quakers' Theatre Company: In a small flat somewhere in London, Frank Dudley, old-school actor, struggles with the passing of time and his old friends, his ambition to play Shakespeare’s Richard II still unfulfilled. He…

  • Telling the Truth about God book launch 06/04/2019 at CLC bookshop, Birmingham.  You are invited to the launch of Rhiannon Grant's book about how Quakers talk about God, 'Telling the Truth about God', on Saturday April 6th at 2pm. Refreshments will be provided, courtesy of Woodbrooke, and copies of the book - and others in the 'Quaker Quicks' series - will be…

  • Staying Friends 17/04/2019 at Northfield Quaker Meeting House, Northfield, Birmingham.  Staying Ffriends is a small ecumenical group that meets once a month. It is a continuation of Becoming Friends and, as a result, has a broad perspective of both Quaker and traditional Christian attitudes.


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