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Introduction to Quakers in Peckham

Sunday, 1 October, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

Quakers have been meeting in stillness in the Peckham area for hundreds of years, as we still do today.

To mark Quaker Week 2017, Peckham Quakers are hosting an evening open to all, to meet and learn more about what being Quaker means to us today.

Three local Friends will share their stories, preceded by a light dinner and 30 minutes in stillness together (Meeting for Worship).

We'll begin at 6pm. We look forward to seeing you there

Games4all afternoon

Wednesday, 4 October, 2017 - 14:30 to 17:29

An afternoon of board games for Quaker week. All welcome. Including Mah Jong, Scrabble, Journey Home etc.

Tales from the Meeting House - Quaker Myths and Legends

Friday, 6 October, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

An evening of storytelling for adults told by Cindylou Turner-Taylor.

Cindylou has been telling stories for over 30 years. She is a storyteller, artist, teacher and a graduate of the International School of Storytelling. Bubbling with fun and laughter, combining fierce energy with tenderness and compassion, her warmth and humour are infectious, as is her love for stories.

"She will keep you on the edge of your seat asking for more" Roi Gal-or, Director, International School of Storytelling.

The stories are for adults and young people 14+

Games Day at Croydon

Saturday, 7 October, 2017 - 10:30 to 17:00

As part of our Quaker Week activities we will be holding a games day at Croydon meeting house on Saturday 7 October, with snacks and refreshments available throughout the day and a simple lunch provided at 1pm. Bring your own board games or card games, or take advantage of some already provided by Croydon Friends.

Retreat Day

Saturday, 28 October, 2017 - 10:45 to 16:00

Retreat Day
28 October 2017 10.45 - 16.00 Golders Green Meeting House NW11 7AD
This day is open to anyone who welcomes the opportunity to spend a day in silence, simply BEING in nurturing surroundings.
As well as being a beautiful building, Golders Green Meeting House is situated on the edge of ancient woodland.

THIS EVIL THING

Saturday, 2 December, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:15

THIS EVIL THING performed by Michael Mears

Former National Theatre and RSC actor Michael Mears brings his acclaimed solo play to Wandsworth Quaker Meeting House – and two other London venues.
The play tells the compelling and inspiring story of the men who in 1916 said no to war.
'A moving and dynamic retelling of a hidden story' (The List)
'An inspirational and disturbing work' - (Festmag)
'Magnificent storytelling' - (Amnesty International judges at Edinburgh Festival)

 

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