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

September

 

 

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

 

 

Sept. 28th – Oct 15th from 10am to 4pm ‘ENDING WAR, IMAGINING PEACE: GERMANY 1918’. Exhibition at The Friends Meeting House 19 Castlegate, Pickering YO18 7AX

 

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

 

 

 

October

 

Wed 3rd Oct 2.30pm Pickering QMH ‘Ending of War - role of German Women in the revolution of 1918’  see the poster

 

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


 

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