The coronavirus outbreak means that April’s issue of Forty-Three has been published in digital format only. Friends who normally receive their issue by email will have done so; a copy is also available on the Forty-Three Newsletter page. We are aware that some Friends don’t have internet access, so if you know someone who wouldContinue reading “Forty-Three: April 2020 issue now online + copy date for May”
On 18th March Elders sent the following message to Oxford Friends: “Although all Meetings for Worship at Oxford Meeting House are currently suspended, Elders still intend to sit, at home, in worshipful silence at the usual times of our regular Meetings for Worship. We would like to encourage Friends to join us at the same time inContinue reading “Worshipping at home, including via Zoom”
Chris White, Co-Clerk to Elders of Oxford Friends’ Meeting, has sent the following email to Friends. We reproduce it here for general information: In the light of the advice from the Government on Monday 16th March, Elders have come to the conclusion that we need to immediately suspend having all further Meetings for Worship inContinue reading “Coronavirus: Meetings for Worship suspended”
In light of the current of the Covid-19 outbreak, regular Tuesday soup lunches (normally 12:30-1:30) have been suspended for the time being. We’ll let Friends know when normal service resumes.
As coronavirus is hitting the headlines, we wanted to reassure you, our visitors and customers, that we take measures to protect you and your group members and delegates. Our cleaning team follows strict procedures and always aims to ensure that we achieve high levels of hygiene and cleanliness in our meeting rooms, kitchen, toilets and public areas.Continue reading “Oxford Friends Meeting House: Coronavirus”
If you are looking to start something new, do consider coming along to a Quaker Meeting or broswing our Groups page and see if there is something happening at the Meeting House which may appeal. We also have a notice board in the foyer at 43 St Giles with information about local groups.
Felt Connections between Quaker and Butoh Practice As the novelist E.M. Forster once wrote, ‘Only connect’. This inspiring injunction has meant a lot to me throughout my life, and even become something of a habit. Today I would like to share with you some of the connections I see between my practice as a QuakerContinue reading “December 43 Newsletter”
In view of the upcoming Garden Room & Quaker Centre rennovations (learn more about the project here!) and any associated disruptions to the first floor spaces for hire in 43, we are renting out the rooms of our top flat! For more information, please consult the Room Hire pages of this website or contact usContinue reading “Top Flat!”
Saturday, December 14th 6:30-8:30pm Oxford Quaker Meeting House Our own Poems in the Library Group invite you to an open-mike and mince pies festive celebration in the Meeting House from 6.30pm-8.30pm on Saturday December 14th. Bring a poem (preferably not by yourself!) and read it aloud to the rest of us. All welcome! This isContinue reading “A Poem I Like & Why I Like It”
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”