January 10: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Friday, January 10th, 2020 19:00 – 21:00 Oxford Quaker Meeting House Political scientist and historian Iain McLean talks to astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell about life, the universe, and some other things in this Quaker conversation. Open to the public, all are welcome. Refreshments will be on sale. This is a fundraising event for the OxfordContinue reading “January 10: Jocelyn Bell Burnell”

Poetry Reading: Lucy Newlyn, 23rd November

Saturday 23rd November, 2019 6.30 for 7pm till 9pm at the Meeting House, 43 St Giles Free admission + fundraising collection for the Garden Room & Quaker Centre + refreshments NEW COLLECTION! OXFORD LAUNCH! Lucy Newlyn will talk about creativity & read from her new collection, out this very November: VITAL STREAM  (Carcanet, 2019). MostContinue reading “Poetry Reading: Lucy Newlyn, 23rd November”

Poetry Reading: Fiona Sampson, 16th November

Saturday 16th November, 2019 6.30 for 7pm till 9pm at the Meeting House, 43 St Giles Free admission + fundraising collection for the Garden Room & Quaker Centre + refreshments On Saturday the 16th of November, Fiona Sampson will read from her forthcoming collection: COME DOWN (Little, Brown, 2020), an exploration of belonging to placeContinue reading “Poetry Reading: Fiona Sampson, 16th November”

Building Understanding and Tolerance in a Divided Society

Berks & Oxon Regional Meeting Saturday 26 October 2019 Reading Quaker Meeting House 11:00 (coffee etc. at 10.30) to about 16:00 ‘In what ways are you involved in the work of reconciliation between individuals, groups and nations?’  – Advices and queries, 32 Quakers strive for the peaceful resolution of conflict. This applies as much toContinue reading “Building Understanding and Tolerance in a Divided Society”