Welcome to Quakers in Oxford

See Hiring Rooms for information on rooms available for hire in this peaceful venue at the heart of the City.

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Quaker faith springs from the experience that each one of us can have a direct relationship with the Divine.

Quakers find that by meeting together for communal worship we are empowered to find peace and strength for work in the world.

Learn about Quakers

Explore our website to find out more about Quakers in general  and about Oxford Meeting in particular. You may find it helpful to read about coming to a Quaker Meeting for the first time. You can find out about  community events and regular groups at Oxford Meeting and read our newsletter. You can find out about our involvement in social action and about Oxford Friends Action on Poverty  (OXFAP). You can also connect to Quakers in Britain.

Hiring Rooms at Oxford Meeting House

The Quaker Meeting House and gardens provide a distinctive, peaceful venue right in the heart of the city. Our premises are hired by a wide variety of groups on both a regular and occasional basis. Email office@oxfordquakers.org  or phone  on 01865 557373 to discuss your requirements.  You can find more about the rooms available on the  hiring rooms page .

Special Events & Publications

We are now pleased to publish  Quaker belief in action: conscientious objectors in the First and Second World Wars edited by Sue Smith and Marieke Faber Clarke.  Paper versions of this booklet are now available from the office and the leaflet racks at  43 St Giles.

 

We will not Fight

“We will not fight” was commissioned by Commemorating Peacemakers, a small Oxford-based group of activists committed to telling the story of resistance to the First World War. The production was funded by the WF Southall Trust, the Radley Trust, Oxford Local Meeting, Oxford and Swindon Area Meeting, Fellowship of Reconcilation, and Movement for the Abolition of War.

See a full video of the play. A trailer and shorter version  can also be accessed from this link.