North London Quaker AwayDay – all welcome Sat Oct 4th


We return to the lovely grounds of Capel Manor for the theme “Nurturing Earth and Spirit”.  Tickets £10/what you can afford, all welcome, please offer lifts to and fro.  This is an all age event and children particularly welcome.

9.30      Welcome.  Payment, name badges, coffee & tea

10.00  Introductions

10.15   Meeting for Worship

10.30  NURTURING EARTH + SPIRIT TALK.  Chris Walker, speaker, ex-sustainability campaigner for Britain Yearly Meeting, now leads food and  energy campaigns  for the World Development Movement.  

11. 15  Break

11. 30  SOWING THE SEEDS. Small groups discuss values and needs that inspire action 

(For children, 10.00  Autumn trail.  Adventures In Capel Manor’s beautiful gardens followed by and other fun activities)

12.45  Bring & Share Lunch.

13.45  WORKSHOPS      (Three options)

1. Martha Acheson & Linda Davis:  All TOGETHER NOW:  Singing for body, mind and soul. For children and adults. Songs celebrating the earth, our spirits and other cultures. No experience needed. If you wish, bring along songs you want to sing, CDs, an instrument or any other contribution.

2.  Neil Macindoe & Carol Baker:  MARKS AND SEEDS: Messaging The Environment: Our goal is to make, plant, signal and maintain the message of Environmental Sustainability across North London. We will make objects and messages; we will map where to leave them; we find others to help us; we will commit.”                                                                                              

3. Arthur Charlton and Nigel Norie:  LIFE WRITING – whether you wish to write for fun or clarity and understanding, just for yourself or to share, with feet on the ground or fancy free,  this workshop provide you with the inspiration and tools to get you going and keep you at it.                                                                      

15.00  Break

15.15  Feedback from workshops

15.45     Worship Sharing 1

16. 15 

Closing 16.30      Tidy up

£10 (or what you can afford). Pay on the day. To reserve a place, please email

**Please indicate # of people coming from your family, especially children, and if you need or can give a ride. For getting to Capel Manor, google:          ALL  WELCOME                                  


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