Category Archives: Events

Events of interest to Friends in Gloucestershire

Passions and Partings Talk

Next Forest of Dean Quaker Library TalkAll are welcome to join the Zoomed Forest of Dean Quaker Library Talk on Monday December 21st at 7.30pm, when Jane Mace will be talking about her new book Passion and Partings – the dying sayings of early Quakers.The habit of taking down the words of Quakers on their deathbed flourished in the 17th Century.Jane has sourced many of these and considers how they were used by Quakers at the time and how they may be of value to us today.As usual, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and to discuss the subject after the talk.If you think you may like to join us, please contact andy.j.vivian@nullgmail.com to ask for the Zoom link.

Antony Barlow

Sunday 24 April, 12 noon

Gloucester Friends Meeting House

A talk by Antony Barlow on Quaker family history, followed by a shared lunch.

Peace Work in Palestine

Sunday 13 March 2016, 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm, with refreshments, and a collection for Hebron International Resources Network.

Nailsworth Meeting House

Hamed Qawsmeh, Director of Hebron International Resources network, has worked in the occupied West Bank on practical projects from education at all levels to growing thyme as a cash crop. He is a valued partner of EAPPI (Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel) in its work of witness to human rights and a just peace. Hamed will be offering this talk as part of a short speaking tour in the UK.

Further details from Ann Davison telephone  01592 539295.

A Right, not a Privilege : Meeting for Learning on Housing

Saturday 12 March 2016, 10 am to 12.30 pm.

Gloucester Meeting House

Convener : Val Kirby; Speakers : Alison Crane and Anne Boxall. The speakers will cover the housing crisis, government policy and Quaker initiatives; and look at what we can do, locally, t make a difference.

Please contact Val Kirby to book your place – 01453 753762 or 07969 899 938.