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Fancy Fair

Our Meeting House and grounds will be open on Saturday 7th July, between 1 and 5pm, for those attending the Fancy Fair on Winchmore Hill Green.  We look forward to welcoming you. Please like & share:

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Quakers embark on new shaping of their guidebook

Quakers decided at their annual gathering to look again at their handbook Quaker Faith and Practice.  The process follows years of thought and discussion locally, and is likely to take several more to complete.  Revision will be highly inclusive, and … Continue reading

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Open Gardens 9th and 10th June: all welcome

Quakers in Enfield are taking part in the London-wide event of Open Gardens. Free. Come and enjoy the tranquility of the historic garden at the Friends Meeting House, Winchmore Hill. See our Peace Tree and learn more about the historic … Continue reading

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Compliments from our Anglican neighbour

We were very pleased to welcome Daniel Sandham, Vicar of St Paul’s, our nearest place of worship, to our art exhibition and delighted to read this piece in their parish newsletter. Click on this hyperlink, St Pauls parish newsletter Please … Continue reading

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God and the Book

It was kind of Simon Jenkins in the Guardian to write about the proposed revision of the Quaker handbook.  He managed to get it completely round his neck.  Christian Today also wrote a piece, which said we might revise it … Continue reading

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The Bundle – an asylum seeker’s story

Saturday 12th May 7.30pm, Winchmore Hill Meeting House.   Free performance of The Bundle – an asylum seeker’s story performed by the Journeymen Theatre organised by Tottenham Quakers as part of their Sanctuary Meeting commitment. This play is the story … Continue reading

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Come to our art exhibition

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 April, 1-5pm Paintings, drawings, photographs, weaving and mixed-media works will be on display. The work will be as varied as the individuals who make up the North London Area Meeting, but all inspired by Quaker … Continue reading

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Art exhibition

Work is underway on an art exhibition on 14-15 April by members and attenders of North London Area Quaker Meeting. It will be held at Winchmore Hill Quaker Meeting House.  Do come in April and see how we have filled the … Continue reading

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Benjamin Lay story in Hackney Citizen

The Benjamin Lay story has been covered here. Annoying ableism. https://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2017/11/22/hackney-quakers-make-amends-disowning-radical-anti-slavery-dwarf-300-years-ago/   Please like & share:

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North London Quakers right a past wrong – look to present injustice

In an unusual move, North London Quakers formally expressed unity with a Quaker expelled from the movement three hundred years ago. Benjamin Lay was disowned by Devonshire House Monthly Meeting, our predecessor body, for radical positions expressed in theatrical ways.  … Continue reading

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