Events Calendar

This page does not include full details of our regular Meetings for Worship in thirteen towns and cities across Devon.

Please go to "Our Meetings" to find details of times, days and locations.  All hold regular Sunday morning meetings, and there are some mid-week and evening meetings too.

Some Devon Quakers also join a daily online 'Epilogue' from 9 - 9:15pm, hosted by Friends from around England & Wales. 
If you are interested in experiencing this daily spiritual practice, use the 'Contact us' page to ask for details.

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Sun6

6 Mar 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun13

13 Mar 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Fri18

18 Mar 2022 @ 13:00

Celebration of the Life of Tony Davies

Venue: On-line Zoom Meeting

This will take place at Exeter Meeting House on Friday,18th March 2022 at 2.30pm. Owing to restrictions on numbers in the Meeting House itself, people will be invited in person by Viv Davies. The celebration will be available by Zoom for others. The Zoom Meeting will open from 1.00pm to allow for settings to be adjusted beforehand.

Meeting ID: 814 7787 9265

Passcode:    998327

One tap mobile: +442034815237,,81477879265#,,,,*998327# United Kingdom

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Sun20

20 Mar 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun27

27 Mar 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun3

3 Apr 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun10

10 Apr 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun17

17 Apr 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Fri22

22 Apr 2022

Quaker on the radio

Venue: BBC Radio 4 Long Wave

If any readers of the blog would like to listen to Mark Russ (Jolly Quaker) on the radio, He’ll be presenting the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service this Friday (22nd April) at 9.45 BST, BBC Radio 4 LW. It will be available from BBC Sounds shortly afterwards.

You can read the details of the service here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0016hk1

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0016hk1

Fri22

22 Apr 2022

Earth Day

Venue: Globally

Earth Day: The Official Site | EARTHDAY.ORG

Quakers and communities across the UK will be taking action to mark this day - details to follow

Sun24

24 Apr 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun1

1 May 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun8

8 May 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Mon9

9 May 2022 @ 19:00-21:00

Lecture: Spiritual Activism in Troubled Times, with Alistair McIntosh YOU NEED TO EMAIL MID SOMERSET FOR THE LINK, open this event and you'll find the details of where to email

Venue: Zoom

Mid Somerset Quakers invite you to their first Climate Emergency Lecture

Alastair McIntosh, a Quaker from Glasgow Meeting House, Professor of Human Ecology and well known author will talk on work drawn from his most recent book ‘Riders On The Storm’

Where: via Zoom and at Street Meeting House

To book a Zoom place and to receive the link please email StreetQuakersClerks@gmail.com
 

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://alastairmcintosh.com/

Sat14

14 May 2022 @ 10:30-16:30

The Heart of Quakerism: A day with Ben Pink Dandelion

Venue: Plymouth Quaker House, Mutley Plain

This is a "Woodbrooke Where You Are" event for SW Quakers,  in conjunction with Quaker Life.

The day, particularly for those new to the Quaker way, will introduce the basic and essential elements of Quakerism.

TO BOOK WITH WOODBROOKE STUDY CENTRE: select link below.  There will be a charge of £35 for this day. 

More about the essential focus for SW Quakers:
The expectation of a transforming encounter with the Divine (however we describe it), the use of a distinctive form of collective worship to nurture that encounter; discernment; and witness – the life that emerges as an outcome of our faith. There will be plenty of time for discussion and questions and we are planning a series of shorter sessions online and in person to follow this day, starting with a Zoom introduction on 19/05/22

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/product/the-heart-of-quakerism/

Sun15

15 May 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun15

15 May 2022 @ 10:30-14:00

Meeting for Worship & contemplative stroll to commemorate International Conscientious Objectors day

Venue: Princetown, Dartmoor

Meet in the Square at Princetown outside of the National Park Visitor Centre for MfW for 15 minutes or so. Then those who wish to have the stroll could move off at about 10:45 for a 3-mile stroll over the moors and have a picnic lunch out on the moors at the Crock of Gold burial chamber. There is a hope to be back in Princetown in time for a cuppa at 2pm !!

This day is marked around the world: International Conscientious Objectors' Day - May 15th | Peace Pledge Union (ppu.org.uk)
Over 1000 men were held in Princetown during and after World War I.

 

 

Sun15

15 May 2022 @ 11:15-16:30

West Somerset Quakers invite us to join "Discovering Gifts, Celebrating Community"

Venue: Taunton Quaker Meeting House TA1 4EP

A day for refreshment and renewal
When we come together in community, we can be shown our unique gifts and find expressions for them. There will be time to share experiences, identify gifts, discuss simple ways 
to build community and celebrate as a group. A simple task based fun day where we can be enriched and recognise the value of each individual in Meeting. 

A day hosted by Taunton Local Meeting and open to Quakers from across the Westcountry. The day will be led by Quaker Life’s Local Development worker Wendy Hampton, together with Pip Harris. There is no charge for the day, but donations to the work of Quaker Life are welcomed.

There is also the potential for Friends to join as a group remotely

Interested? Booking is essential.
To book a place please: Contact Pip on 07422 973 089 or email PipH@quaker.org.uk

Refreshments: Taunton Local Meeting will provide teas and coffees. For lunch there are two alternatives: either a ‘bring a plate of something to share with others’ lunch, OR alternatively ‘bring your own packed lunch to eat yourself’ if the later feels more comfortable.

Further information
Meeting House: Quaker Meeting House, Bath Place Taunton TA1 4EP The Meeting House is in the town centre. The Meeting House and Main Meeting  Room and toilet are wheelchair accessible. Come early to join Taunton Meeting for Worship from 10:30 to 11:15 if you wish.

Travel:
Coming by train: Taunton Railway Station: 1¼ miles (level gentle walk, 15 minutes) Access to Bath Place from the High Street or The Crescent.
‘Up trains’ due to arrive (from the Exeter direction) at 9:59am
‘Down trains’ due to arrive (from Bristol direction) at 9:14am, 10.26am (lift available)
Coming by road: The MH can also be accessed from the Crescent car park (TA1 4ED) or try the park and ride. All 
routes are wheelchair accessible

Thu19

19 May 2022

Earth Overshoot Day

Venue: Across the UK

About Earth Overshoot Day - #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day

Quakers will be marking this day as individuals and possibly together, more details to follow

Thu19

19 May 2022 @ 19:00-20:30

Westcountry Quaker conversations: Exploring The Quaker Way together

Venue: Zoom

For anyone who would like to talk about the essential elements of Quakerism, or for Friends seeking to gain confidence in speaking about spirituality.

This is the introductory session to start a year of online evening sessions running May 2022 to April 2023 
(third Thursday of each month 7:00 to 8:30pm on Zoom) 
Facilitated by Pip Harris (Quaker Life local worker),  
supported by a two Friends at each session. 

There is no charge for these monthly online sessions. 
Open to Friends across the South West (Cornwall, Devon & Somerset).  This series of conversations follows on from a “Woodbrooke where you are” day ‘The Heart of Quakerism’, being held online and in Plymouth on 14 May (part of this day will be blended). Separate details for this day are available. 

To book onto the evening sessions, use the link: https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo
Use this link to book and then you'll receive the joining information:

or for more information contact: 
Pip Harris (Local Worker Quaker Life) 
email: piph@quaker.org.uk 
mobile phone: 07422 973 089

    

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo

Sun22

22 May 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Fri27

27 May 2022

Yearly Meeting 2022 starts - three days of events

Venue: Online and in person

Yearly Meeting 2022 will take place from Friday 27 May to Monday 30 May.
In person booking has closed, but you can still book online.
There are preparative events from Saturday 21st May all week.

The theme for Yearly Meeting 2022 will be “Community, Faith and Action” 
Community:  How are our Quaker communities responding to challenges such as Covid? What makes communities thrive? What enables us to put our faith into action? 
Faith: How are we led by our faith in the current challenging times? Are we looking to be comforted? Are we looking to be transformed? What does it look like if we live faithful lives?
Action: How are we accountable for our minutes on privilege, anti-racism, gender and climate? How do we transform these into action? How do we become a more equal, diverse & inclusive society?

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://www.quaker.org.uk/ym

Sun29

29 May 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun5

5 Jun 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun12

12 Jun 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Thu16

16 Jun 2022 @ 19:00-20:30

Nurturing conversation: Exploring The Quaker Way together

Venue: Zoom

For Friends who would like to find out more about Quakerism, or anyone who would like to be more confident talking about Quakerism with others

It is a year of online evening sessions running May 2022 to April 2023 (third Thursday of each month 7:00 to 8:30pm on Zoom) 
Facilitated by Pip Harris (Quaker Life local worker),  
supported by a two Friends at each session. 

There is no charge for these monthly online sessions. 
Open to Friends across the South West (Cornwall, Devon & Somerset).  This series of conversations follows on from a “Woodbrooke where you are” day ‘The Heart of Quakerism’, being held online and in Plymouth on 14 May (part of this day will be blended). Separate details for this day are available. 

To book onto the evening sessions, use the link: https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo
Once you register, you'll receive the joining information.

or for more information contact: 
Pip Harris (Local Worker Quaker Life) 
email: piph@quaker.org.uk 
mobile phone: 07422 973 089

    

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo

Sun19

19 Jun 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Thu23

23 Jun 2022 @ 19:00-21:00

National networking event: Sanctuary Housing for refugees

Venue: Zoom

Housing people who have experienced forced migration, refugees & asylum seekers

A Sanctuary networking event - on Zoom
7 - 8:30pm, Thursday 23rd June 2022

 

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://forms.office.com/r/4vRLSjf1Wy

Sun26

26 Jun 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun3

3 Jul 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun10

10 Jul 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun17

17 Jul 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Thu21

21 Jul 2022 @ 19:00-20:30

Nurturing conversation: Exploring The Quaker Way together

Venue: Zoom

For Friends who would like to find out more about Quakerism, or anyone who would like to be more confident talking about Quakerism with others

It is a year of online evening sessions running May 2022 to April 2023 (third Thursday of each month 7:00 to 8:30pm on Zoom) 
Facilitated by Pip Harris (Quaker Life local worker),  
supported by a two Friends at each session. 

There is no charge for these monthly online sessions. 
Open to Friends across the South West (Cornwall, Devon & Somerset).  This series of conversations follows on from a “Woodbrooke where you are” day ‘The Heart of Quakerism’, being held online and in Plymouth on 14 May (part of this day will be blended). Separate details for this day are available. 

To book onto the evening sessions, use the link: https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo
Once you register, you'll receive the joining information.

or for more information contact: 
Pip Harris (Local Worker Quaker Life) 
email: piph@quaker.org.uk 
mobile phone: 07422 973 089

    

For more information (click to open in new window/tab):
https://quaker.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMoc-iqpzgiG9VUXtEDEe5lHvaI0U8Qbsdo

Sun24

24 Jul 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...

Sun31

31 Jul 2022

Sunday Meeting for Worship across Devon

Venue: Zoom and in person

There are 13 towns and cities across Devon where Quakers gather, usually on a Sunday morning, but at other times too.

For details of places and times, and online meetings, please go to the "Our Meetings" tab of our website where you will find more information, including maps and contact details.  We'd love to welcome you ...