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Quaker Tapestry exhibition, August 2017

The award-winning Quaker Tapestry, which depicts the history of Quakerism in embroidery and is modelled on the famous Bayeux Tapestry, is being exhibited in Friends House in Euston in August. It was last in London over 20 years ago. The 77 panels … Continue reading

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Pictures at an exhibition

Patrick Gale’s novel has been widely acclaimed.  It follows the fortunes of a family backward and forward in time, as the famous artist mother suffers from mental illness.  Dealing with families, sanity, artistic ability, death and grieving, and the like, it … Continue reading

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Namer of the clouds

Fascinating Radio 4 programme about the poetic influence of the famous metereologist Luke Howard, who is buried in our burial ground.  It describes how his ground-breaking ’Essay on the Modification of Clouds’ became the subject of poems by Goethe and  Shelley … Continue reading

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Quaker artists exhibition, Capel Manor

Five Quaker artists, including our Friends Michael Coyle and Carol Baker, will be taking part in a week-long exhibition at Capel Manor College in Enfield from 1st – 7th April. Please note that the exhibition is open 10am – 5pm and is free … Continue reading

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Money and Morality

Much has been made in the media of new Barclays Bank CEO Antony Jenkins’ aspiration to return to the ethical principles of the bank’s Quaker founders. We shall watch the bank’s progress with interest. In the meantime there is a very … Continue reading

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