quakers in britain

  • May 20, 2016

    Five Quaker organisations from Europe and the United States have asked governments to say 'no' to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the controversial 'mega' trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.

  • May 14, 2016

    When Norman Gaudie refused to participate in World War I he acted from the deepest conviction that all life is sacred.He knew it was wrong to take a life and so he refused to fight. Faced with conscription, he was prepared to die for his belief.

  • May 6, 2016

    The newly re-landscaped garden at Friends House is a welcoming space for reflection, say Quakers in Britain. With planting and design inspired by a poem by Waldo Williams, it speaks of Quakerism, of peace, equality, simplicity and truth.

  • April 25, 2016

    Quakers in Britain in association with Luath Press have published a new book The Truth about Trident: Disarming the Nuclear Argument. With more than 15,000 nuclear warheads stockpiled worldwide, Timmon Wallis explores the arguments for retaining Trident with a critical eye to get to the real truth.

  • April 19, 2016

    Registrations are flooding in for Yearly Meeting 2016 as around one thousand Quakers head to London in May for four days of work and worship.

  • April 6, 2016

    More than three hundred young Quakers have contributed to a book called Living our beliefs, summing up how they see Quakerism. Playlists, video clips and line drawings accompany inspirational quotations and short passages.

  • February 25, 2016

    Quaker activist Sam Sender of Ealing Quaker Meeting said he had been following his conscience when he protested against the expansion of Heathrow Airport.

  • February 18, 2016

    Government plans to ban local councils from making ethical choices in their pension investments and procurements are undemocratic, say Quakers in Britain.

  • February 13, 2016

    The Peer Mediation Network has called on Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, to take steps to promote the comprehensive provision of conflict resolution education in schools.

  • February 9, 2016

    Soaring house prices, welfare cuts and loss of social housing have sparked a housing crisis. For Quakers at their 2015 Yearly Meeting it was a hot topic and now they are questioning peers who are beginning a line by line examination of The Housing and Planning Bill.