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

 

ONLINE MEETING FOR WORSHIP – every Friday 1pm and Wednesday 9.30am, see full details at https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/about/online-mfw/

 

Future Learn free course.  It’s called ‘Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers’.  See the link below for the course starting 29/4/19: Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

Wednesday 26th  Action on Climate Change One thing that Quakers can do to keep the pressure up: take part The Time Is Now, a mass lobby of parliament. Organised by our partners at the Climate Coalition.

 

 

Thursday 27 th 7.45pm Roots + Fruits for Peacemakers topic ‘Affinity Groups’  - The Course is for all Peacemakers, especially those wanting to be part of the Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Peace Witness in London, prior to the DSEI Arms Fair.

 

Thu, 27 June 18:00 – 20:00  at Bridge Street Church, Bridge Street, Leeds

LS2 7QZ   Zero Carbon Yorkshire AGM  a network organisation connecting people and organisations across the county to share ideas and actions that work towards a zero carbon region. See   https://mailchi.mp/aa97e53f9e12/your-friendly-zero-carbon-yorkshire-agm-reminder?e=d005526ae5

 

 

Sat 29th 7.30pm St. Edmonds Church, Roundhay. Sinfonia of Leeds presents a selection of orchestral masterpieces from the 18th to 20th centuries in the 2018/19 season of concerts.   https://www.facebook.com/events/1838127859640243/

 

 

July

 

Wed 3rd July  1pm to 3pm Dementia Information Road Show at ‘Welcome In’  Community Centre, 55 Bedford Drive, Leeds LS16 6DJ  - posters and leaflets for the event have been sent to the Meeting House – this is a joint NHS  Leeds City Council initiative.  See the flyer at https://www.facebook.com/OPALLeeds16/photos/pb.366981086694254.-2207520000.1561233697./2370582156334127/?type=3&theater

 

 

Thursday 4th Leeds Citizens Meeting – Leeds Citizens is an alliance of faith, education and community organisations, working together for the common good of Leeds – our Quaker Meeting is a member of Leeds Citizens, See https://www.citizensuk.org/leeds

 

 

Text Box: Thursday 4th - Menwith Hill - Independence from America   Yorkshire CND is offering free transport from Bradford, Leeds & Calder Valley to the annual Independence from America demo at the US spy base Menwith Hill.  Featuring speakers including: Celia Mckeon (Rethinking Security), Jenny Clegg (expert on South Asia), and speaker from Conscience.
Music from East Lancs Clarion Choir, Janet Russell, and the excellent Reason Breeds Monsters (agit-swing band, blending folk and upbeat jazz in songs of political unrest and twisted wintery tales.) With food, hot drinks, possibly a bit of poetry, and almost always a bit of sunshine, this is a demo not to be missed!  Main Gate, NSA/USAF Menwith Hill, B6451 Harrogate - 4-8pm

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Sat 6 July – 10.30 to 1pm – banner making for Stop the Arms Fair

 

Wed. 10th July 10am to 1.30pm Faith in Fostering Launch Event at Carriage Works Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD  - Are you a person or family of religious faith and want to know more about fostering OR are you a local religious leader who could spread our message? Please join us at the launch of our new initiative. Approved foster carers of faith and staff members will be available to answer all of your questions.  To confirm your attendance please email faithinfostering@leeds.gov.uk

 

Thursday 18th 2.30 pm Meetings for Worship at Farfield Meeting House

 

 

Thursday 18th 6.45 to 8.30pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting – business only

 

Saturday 20th 10am to 4pm Quakers in Yorkshire Gathering at Skipton QMH see http://quakersinyorkshire.org.uk/

 

Saturday 27 th July to Saturday 3 rd August 2019 , Quaker Camp will be held at Bank House Farm, Hulme End, Nr Hartington, Buxton, SK17 0EX  https://bankhousefarmcamping.co.uk    Quaker Camp is open to all and normally has between 50 and 100 people attending the holiday.   Contact Robert Keeble for more details.

 

 

August

 

Sunday 4th 3pm Rawdon QMH Amnesty Concert see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

Thursday 15th 2.30 pm Meetings for Worship at Farfield Meeting House

 

Holiday Schoolfor all those aged 13 to 18 will be held at Bootham School, York, from Sunday 18 August to Sunday 25 August 2019 – applications have just opened at http://quakersinyorkshire.org.uk/activities/yorkshire-holiday-school/  

 

 

September

 

Quaker action against the arms fair – 2nd and 3rd September  Please put these dates in your diary and read https://rootsofresistance.org.uk/action/  In Leeds we will start work on our contribution to the ‘Quaker tapestry’ on Saturday 8th June at the meeting house.

 

Wednesday 4th - No Nuclear Day at DSEI Arms Fair 2019 Announced as part of a week of action called by Stop the Arms Fair.  In 2017 YCND worked with Trident Ploughshares and other regional anti-nuclear groups on day of action to highlight the presence of myriad nuclear arms manufactures at the Defence & Security Exhibition International (DSEI)Arms Fair in London (read report).

 

 

 

 

Sunday 15th 1.30pm to 4pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting All-Aged Meeting at Ilkley QMH

 

Thursday 19th 2.30 pm Meetings for Worship at Farfield Meeting House

 

Sunday 29th 1.15pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting Elders and Overseers meeting at Rawdon QMH

 

October

 

Sat 12th 7.30pm Rawdon QMH Amnesty Concert see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

Thursday 17th 2.30 pm Meetings for Worship at Farfield Meeting House

 

 

Saturday 19th 10am to 4pm Quakers in Yorkshire Gathering at Bootham School, York see http://quakersinyorkshire.org.uk/

 

Saturday  19th October for  The Quaker Mental Health Forum, an annual day conference, exploring different aspects of mental health from a Quaker perspective – this year it is held at the Priory Rooms, Birmingham, see full details at  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/quaker-mental-health-forum-mental-health-in-community-tickets-59824413431

 

 

 

Saturday October 26th  - White Poppy collection in Leeds. Please put this in your diaries!

 

November

Sunday 3rd  7.30pm Rawdon QMH Amnesty Concert see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

Sunday 10th 1.30pm to 4pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting at Gildersome QMH

 

Sunday 24th 1pm to 3.30pm Amnesty Greeting-card campaign at Rawdon QMH ~ An opportunity for you to send messages of support to prisoners of conscience around the world.  Contact information, cards and writing materials provided, along with coffee, tea and cake  http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

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

 

Thursday 28th  7.30pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting Elders and Overseers meeting at  QMH, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

 

 

 

December

 

Sunday 8th 1.30pm to 4pm Leeds Area Quaker Meeting at QMH 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

 

Sunday 15th  7.30pm Rawdon QMH Amnesty Concert see http://www.leedsquakers.org.uk/activities/_amnesty-concerts

 

 

2020

 

Yearly Meeting Gathering 2020 – put it in your diary for 1–7 August 2020, University of Bath see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfFecvK5bOo Planning a Yearly Meeting Gathering is a huge undertaking; for the Gathering in 2020 Friends hope to involve a wider group of Friends. That means you!  Offer of service at Yearly Meeting Gathering 2020 (offsite)

Leeds for Change   see http://www.leedsforchange.org.uk/ for events that can change our world for the better