We have short study groups after meeting at 12 noon followed by a shared lunch for those who wish,  2nd Sunday, every other month, alternating between:

Harvey Gillman’s book ‘Words’: Next event – Chapter: October 14th

Friendly Bible Study FBS: (in lieu of cancelled August meeting) –September 9th

local notices:

9th September – Study Group (above)

London Quakers have a workshop at Friends’ House on 18th September at 7 pm on “Leavening the Spirit”, the story of the Leaveners’ music making.  Leaflets will be available on the Bench.

On Saturday 15th September Harrow Meeting have their Awayday at Jordans, to which Friends of this meeting are invited, from 10 am to 4 pm.

The next Area Meeting will be on Thursday 20th September at Westminster Meeting House at 7 pm.

 The Open House week-end will be on 22nd and 23rd September, when this Meeting House will be open to visitors and volunteers will be required to greet and inform our visitors.  Help will also be needed for work on the premises on the afternoon and evening of Friday 21st September, also on Saturday 6th October.

On Saturday 29th September Jordans Quaker Centre have a workshop on Prisons & Justice from 10 to 4 pm. There will be contributions from a prison governor and past prisoners.

On Sunday 7th October we shall have a shared lunch to celebrate Helen Luddington’s 90th birthday.

London Quakers have workshops at Friends’ House as follows:  on Saturday 8th September on “Increasing Diversity” from 4 to 6.30 pm;  and on 18th September at 7 pm on “Leavening the Spirit”, the story of the Leaveners’ music making.  Leaflets will be available on the Bench.

The next Area Meeting will be on Thursday 20th September at Westminster Meeting House at 7 pm.

The Friends’ House Mailing for August will be on the Bench. Also on the Bench will be details of the “Step by Step” programme of fundraising walks in aid of Quaker Social Action.


29th SeptemberPrisons & Justice Workshop at Jordans – 10am to 4pm.

Tim Newell (past governor of prisons and restorative justice practitioner) will lead the workshop.  Hear from a number of presenters who have done time and have made good lives, some who are working and have worked in prisons, and one who has experienced justice as it could be.  This will be an excellent opportunity to hear about and explore the possibilities within our justice system.  CONTACT:

Nina Liebenberg, Jordans Quaker Centre, Welders Lane, Jordans, HP9 2SN. 01494 876594, 07962 105 305,,




3.            Sat 8th September 2-4:30pm London Quakers event Unconscious bias and privilege workshop – sign up at  Child care to be provided

4.            Sat 15th September 10:00-17:00 Diana Francis at KQC, on the practice of civil courage in daily life and other contexts.  

5.            Mon 17th September 11:00- 15:00 – The Prayer Game with Jennifer Kavanagh – Quaker Centre Bookshop 

6.            Tue 18th September, 19:30, London Quakers event – Leavening the Spirit with Friends in Tune. Alec Davison and Tony Biggin.  Come along to Friends House (George Fox Room) for an hour and a half of prime entertainment!

7.            Sat 22nd September – 10:00 – 16:00 Open House at Blackheath Quaker Meeting

8.            Sun 23rd September – 13:30 – 14:30 Learning about Hospice work – Muswell Hill MH

9.            Sat 29 September – Memorial Meeting for David Henshaw at 2pm in Sarah Fell room at Friends House.

10.          Sat 29th September– 10am to 4pm Jordans Prisons & Justice Workshop

11.          Wed 3rd October – 19:30-21:00 – Sam Walton on Peace at Westminster MH

12.          Sun 8th October, World Quaker Day themed ‘Crossing Cultures, Sharing Stories’.  How are You and your Meeting  going to mark it? Try

13.          Sat 24th November – 10:00 – 16:00 Hands-on day preserving collections at Friends House Library for London Quakers – more information on LQ webpage and Facebook

14.          Events for Young London Friends (11 – 18) – by London Link.  

More info from

21st -23rd September 2018 at Salisbury

15.          Further ahead – dates for the London Quakers’ programme.  

Saturday 20th October, 10:15 – 16:00,  Makepeace Daly musical event, with Friends in Tune

Saturday 3rd November, Experimental Worship with Mark Russ of Woodbrooke

16.          Young Adult Quakers have their own meeting at Westminster MH at 5:30pm on 1st and 3rd Sundays.  Tell your Elders, tell your Youngers.  More at their website

WEEKS to think about

Quaker Week 29 September – 7 October 2018 – World Quaker Day 7 October



  1. 22-23rd September and 6-7th OctoberOpen House London / Meeting House Bicentennial events, also incorporating Quaker Week.
  2. Sunday 11 November – end of WW1 centennial commemoration / Open afternoon / local war artist David Hutchins exhibition and talks






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