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Quakers in Britain strongly condemn the attack on Ukraine. It is a grave development for humanity, and a violation of international law, including the Charter of the United Nations.

For two weeks each year at the end of February and start of March, thousands of individuals, companies and groups across the UK come together to share the stories of the people w

On the afternoon of Sunday 30 January around 30 Friends and family of all ages came together for a short Meeting for Worship to welcome two year old Penny Holtam.

This year’s theme is Light in the Darkness and we are all encouraged to light a candle and place it in a window at 8.00pm on Thursday 27 January to honour all those who died and those who survived, and to express our commitment to a world without genocide. That evening a candle will be lit in a window at the Meeting House.

Annual meeting of British Quakers - 

This year’s annual meeting of Quakers in Britain considered the subject “For our comfort and discomfort – living equality and truth in a time of crisis”.  

Three important themes emerged:

The children of Brighton Quaker Meeting have made an on-line banner about refugees.

The next few weeks are crucial in persuading MPs to challenge the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. Quakers in Britain will be lobbying on this at a national level, but we need your help to persuade your local MP to speak out against the bill.

Brighton Quakers’ thriving Children’s Meeting have been reviewing the past year. They have produced some inspired artwork celebrating the topics which they have considered. The group is currently meeting on Zoom between 10am and 11am on the third Sunday of each month.

Justice at last for the Stansted 15. Appeal Court judges have ruled that "There was, in truth, no case to answer," and that the convictions be squashed.  

Celebrating the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons