Rawdon Meeting

Rawdon Meeting HouseRawdon Meeting House

Meeting for Worship is on Sundays at 10.45 am.

Worship is at the heart of what it means to be a Quaker. Meeting for Worship brings Quakers together in silence so we can still our minds and open our hearts and lives to God. Everyone is welcome to join us.

How to find us: Rawdon Meeting House is just off the A65 - about 8 miles out of Leeds on the way to Skipton. We are near to Guiseley, Yeadon, Horsforth and Apperley Bridge. Quakers Lane turns off the A65 close to the roundabout where the A658 intersects.The Meeting House is on the left on the brow of the hill. Street parking permitted but note that it is not safe to park directly in front of the Meeting House.Buses 757,33 and 33A to/from Leeds and 747 to/from Bradford. Please contact us for more information.

Access: the Meeting Room and smaller room are accessible for wheelchairs - some assistance needed with entrances.

Our Meeting House: Rawdon Meeting House was built in 1697 and is a listed building of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. See the links to historical information on the right of this page.

Rawdon Friends
Our community: Rawdon continues to be a thriving Quaker Meeting.Many groups, Quaker and non-Quaker, use the Meeting House and, since 1992, Rawdon has been host to its popular Amnesty Concerts, which have raised thousands of pounds for Amnesty International. See links below for our monthly diary, room bookings and 2017 Amnesty concert series.

News: Historic England have recently posted a short piece on Quakers and Quaker Meeting Houses on Twitter. Rawdon Meeting House is featured. See:

Leeds Quakers Facebook Page           Twitter for Quaker Quest at Leeds Quakers 

Rawdon Diary Sheet April 2018.pdf           

Rawdon Room Bookings                 https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/resource-library/2017-swarthmore-lecture-audio/