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Open House London, 21-22 September 2019

Once again, we will be taking part in Open House London, the weekend which showcases buildings of architectural merit across London. Our building and grounds will be open on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September from 2 to 5pm.  There … Continue reading

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Open Garden, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June

  Once again, we will be opening our popular grounds on this weekend. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of our beautiful garden and discover the fascinating history of the burial ground and Quaker Meeting House and find out more about … Continue reading

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Quaker Meeting Houses given extra heritage protection

This sympathetic Observer article highlights the 17 Quaker meeting houses across the country to be listed or upgraded by Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). Eleven are being listed at Grade II for the first time, five upgraded to … Continue reading

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Open House London

We will once again be taking part in the annual heritage and architecture weekend.  This will be on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September from 2-5 pm. The Friends Meeting House is one of the oldest places of worship in … Continue reading

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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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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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Radical spirituality: the early history of the Quakers

This free, very popular,  online course is being repeated in May 2017.   Learn about the beginnings of  Quakerism as it emerged in 17th century England.  To find out more and register click here. Please like & share:

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Petition to save Luke Howard’s house

We have been asked to promote a petition to restore  7 Bruce Grove,  one of the most important historic buildings in Tottenham and home to Luke Howard, the famous Quaker meteorologist.  Luke Howard is buried here at Winchmore Hill Meeting House. … Continue reading

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In defence of multicultural Birmingham

In the wake of the Paris bombings there has been much media hysteria about the Islamification of European cities, not least from the US TV channel Fox News.  Steve Emerson, a “terrorism expert” for the Fox News, claimed  that Birmingham is … Continue reading

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How did Friends fight Fascism?

  How did Friends fight Fascism? A reading and Question &  Answer session on the moral dilemma of Conscientious Objectors during World War Two Tuesday 25 March 2014, 6pm-8pm Library, Friends House, 173 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ What happens when a … Continue reading

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