Monthly Archives: September 2012

Capel Manor awayday

Our area meeting (group of 5 Quaker Meetings in North London) held another successful awayday on Saturday in the wonderful surroundings of Capel Manor College in Enfield. The sun shone and 40 Quakers of all ages (9 – 90+) enjoyed each … Continue reading

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Open City (Open House) successful

Open City (Open House) is for people to see buildings of historic and architectural interest and it’s become a regular thing for us to take part.  We had good random autumn weather – surprisingly dry on Saturday and seriously wet on … Continue reading

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Poem on fundraising appeal

“Winchmore Hill Quakers launch £33,000 appeal for historic meeting house and grounds”   Our Meeting House is built on clay, The walls have cracked, we have to pay; Five times the roof has lost its lead, We need to find … Continue reading

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Threat to historic Winchmore Hill place of worship

Quakers in Winchmore Hill have launched a £33,000 public appeal, for urgent works on their beautiful historic, Grade II listed, Friends Meeting House, and its garden and burial grounds.  Quakers have already spent more than £100,000 on tackling subsidence, five … Continue reading

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Olympics and Paralympics Two

Just back from watching Germany beat Australia at women’s wheelchair basketball… a really fast and interesting game (and I don’t like sport). So we got luckier with the Paralympics as regards tickets.  And again the difficulty is writing about an … Continue reading

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Olympics and Paralympics

Volunteers were cheerful, the atmosphere was good, the trains and tubes and buses ran on time, the events happened… and no one tried to blow it up.  The best efforts of my school days ensured I have zero interest in … Continue reading

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