All events take place at Quaker Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds unless otherwise stated


Every Sunday 10.45am Meeting for Worship

Every Thursday 6pm to 7pm Meting for Worship followed by refreshments


September

Thursday 20th 2.30pm Meeting for Worship will be held at Farfield Meeting House near Addingham in Wharfedale this year on third Thursdays

 

Friday 21st Sept 7pm       A Plastic Ocean    

Free film-showing on World Peace Day at Roundhay Quaker Meeting House.

136 Street Lane LS8 2BW

 

Saturday 22nd Sept. Fairtrade conferences in the autumn! Put your name down now to get inspired and discuss the latest Fairtrade developments with expert speakers and other like-minded Fairtrade campaigners. There's no national conference this year so come along to Leeds: Saturday 22 September (10:30am-3:30pm) Click here to register your place. 

Saturday 22 September 2018 • 12 noon - 5pm Nae Nukes Anywhere: demo at Faslane nuclear base.  Scottish CND is inviting campaigners from across the globe to protest at Faslane in Scotland - site of the Trident nuclear weapons system - to challenge the UK Government to sign the Ban Treaty and scrap its nuclear policies

 

Sunday 23rd September 1pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting is to be held at Gildersome Quaker Meeting House – the workshop session to 2.30pm will be looking at the activities of Young Friends (please note that this is a change of venue)

 

Monday 24 September    Attitudes to Violence    7.30pm

Baha’i and Christian attitudes towards violence, its causes and its cure.

Speakers: Mehran Nassiri and Revd Sam Corley.  Organised by Leeds Concord  at the Quaker Meeting House, 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9DX   Refreshments provided. Everyone welcome.

 

Tuesday 25   British Muslims    6.30 - 8pm

Meet authors Philip Lewis and Sadek Hamed to hear about new directions in Islamic thought, creativity and activism. Leeds Church Institute, 20 New Market Street LS1 6DG  To book e-mail events@leedschurchinstitute.org or phone 0113 391 7928

 

Thursday 27   The Life and Times of a Holocaust Survivor   2pm - 4.30pm

Leeds Church Institute, 20 New Market Street LS1 6DG

A film telling the story of Arek Hersh, Holocaust survivor who lost 81 family members.    Arek will be there for conversation following the film.

To book e-mail events@leedschurchinstitute.org or phone 0113 391 7928

  

Saturday 29th  7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

 

October

 

Wednesday 3  Oct  Ebor Lecture - Peace and Reconciliation   7pm

Julie Nicholson’s lecture Crossing Places at York Minster is based on personal narrative and experience in exploring choices people make in the shadow of death and trauma.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-ebor-lectures-julie-nicholson-tickets-39011896633 

 

Thursday 4th Oct 7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) illustrated talk ‘Quakers and Radicals’ by David Turner  - the event has been arranged by the Outreach Committee


Thursday 4 & Friday 5 Oct   Light Night    6pm - 11pm

Spectacular projections, interactive installations, exhibitions, dance, music and street performances.  https://whatson.leeds.gov.uk/lightnight

Brochure £2 from Leeds City Museum.

 

Saturday 6th Oct 9.30am to 5pm at York Firagate Meeting House

Day conference to mark 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War: The shadow of WW1 and prospects for peace today.  See full programme details and booking form attached

http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/ww1conferences.html

 

 

Saturday 6th from 7.30pm at the Quaker Meeting House – Quaker Week Ceilidh to be led by Robin Fishwisk – please invite your friends to an enjoyable evening together

 

12 to 14 Oct Junior Holidays will be running a children’s holiday weekend at ‘Fanwood’  - see the details at http://quakersinyorkshire.org.uk/activities/junior-holidays/    The closing date is 21/9/18.

 

Sunday  14th 7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

Thursday 18th 2.30pm Meeting for Worship will be held at Farfield Meeting House near Addingham in Wharfedale - this will be the last meeting for 2018.

 

Wednesday 24 October   Concord Peace Service       7.30pm

Leeds Concord Interfaith Fellowship’s annual peace service in the Banquet Room at Leeds Civic Hall in the presence of the Lord Mayor.

Representatives of nine faiths light candles from the World Peace Flame and share words of peace 

Everyone welcome    

 

 

Sat 27th 11am to 3pm – White Peace Poppy stall in Leeds– please come and help – we will be on Briggate near to Debenhams

 

Sat. 27th Oct  10am to 4pm - A safe space to explore anti-Semitism and what it means to us as Quakers – day conference on at Settle Quaker Meeting House – Please book at Marianmcnichol@gmail.com Tel 01729 822313

 

Sunday  28th 7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

November

 

Sunday  11th 7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

Saturday 24th 7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

December

 

Sunday  2nd  7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

Sunday  16th 7.30pm Rawdon Amnesty Concert  see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

Other information:


 


Peace Events calendar http://www.yorkshirecnd.org.uk/events/yorkshire-cnd-events/ .


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