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 Meeting 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

 2019 dates:


 

 

November

 

 

On Friday 8th from 8am to 10am we are planning to give 1000 White Peace Poppies outside the Meeting House - Volunteers needed – it’s a fantastic way to connect to meet some of the many people who walk past our Meeting House every day.

9th November  7pm - Laughing for Palestine - fund raising meal for ICAHD (Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions),  A three course vegetarian meal including soft drinks  (middle-eastern theme) and maybe also include a short film as part of the evening. It is of course fine if you want to bring along another friend.  The suggested donation is £10-15  tricia.keith@btopenworld.com (nb other venue / date 3/11/19)

 

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

 

Saturday 16th Nov Permaculture Association Annual General (Tree Planting) Meeting, in association with WWOOF UK, Woodhouse Community Centre, Leeds  LS6 2NY  10.30am - 5pm   see https://www.permaculture.org.uk/

 

Saturday 16th Nov at 6.15pm  Premiere of film 'The Atom: A Love Affair' will be at the Leeds International Film Festival  , Leeds Town Hall: Albert Room  £7/£6  Tues 19th Nov at 4.30pm Leeds Town Hall: Albert Room £7/£6
LIFF is the biggest film festival in England outside of London with a top-notch, varied programme including documentaries, genre & cult cinema and acclaimed titles from British and international directors. I'd love to see you there.

Sunday 17th at 8pm Laughing for Palestine at Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton: A fundraiser for ICAHD UK (Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions) see http://www.sevenleeds.co.uk/event/laughing-for-palestine-with-gavin-webster/

 

From 18th November  Leeds Palestinian Film Festival 

Wednesday 20th November  6pm – 8pm 'Rise up with Hope', at Mill Hill Chapel. Various stalls selling Fairtrade Palestinian goods which you could buy as Christmas presents! see : www.facebook.com/events/2438597812891307.

Thursday Nov 21st 6-7.30pm. Howard Clark Memorial Lecture on Nonviolence.  Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University  Sergeiy Sandler:  Who’s the Radical? Militarisation, Conscientious Objection, and the Significance of Context. Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ceasr-howard-clark-memorial-lecture-tickets-74832101831

 

Saturday 23 Nov 10am-4pm - Yorkshire CND Peace & Craft Fair  - Entry £1.50, Kids free!, Victoria Hall, Saltaire BD18 3JS  https://yorkshirecnd.org.uk/event/peace-craft-fair-2019/

 

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

 

Glenthorne –  26th – Sunday 28th June 2020  and if you have never been to Glenthorne before, you may like to look at https://glenthorne.org/

 

 

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)

 

 

The COP26 conference (the UN climate change summit) will be held at Glasgow from 9th to 20th November 2020

Other information:

 

https://leedsforclimate.org/  the website for news, events and information for individuals and organisations in Leeds responding to the Ecological Crisis and the Climate Emergency

 

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

Quaker Peace & Social Witness are combined Educate & Disarm, Turning the Tide and Earth and Economy email updates into one monthly e-newsletter.  Please subscribe at  Quaker Faith in Action newsletter

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