This first Loving Earth Project course organised by Woodbrooke with Quaker Arts Network starts this week. All welcome – whether or not you’re a textile artist, or a Quaker . If you want to engage creatively with the challenges of moving towards sustainability, this course may be for you. Six weeks online, starting w.c. 14th
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QAN is delighted to announce not one but two online theatre events . Two plays by Quaker writers and actors, both filmed under lockdown, each followed by a discussion with the writers/performers.9 -14 July : THIS EVIL THING – by Michael Mears, about conscientious objectors in World War One , and 15 July : FEEDING
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Welcome to 2020, Friends. At this time of change, the world needs all the love and truth it can get. We look forward to another year of exploring and sharing our leadings through the arts, including in seeking peace, justice, beauty and a lower-carbon year in 2020. Check out the latest QAN newsletter. Our earlier newsletters are here.
Congratulations to Dorothy Jerrome whose poem about the shrill carder bee (written at Lucy Aprhamor’s Swarthmoor workshop in July) has just won first prize in a competition held by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust . Here it is: In the twinkling of an eye She darts from purple lavender to mint High pitched buzz of the
We had a great time at Swarthmoor Meeting House in July; papers and minutes from our 2019 AGM are now on our Documents page . At our recent committee meeting we agreed we’d like our 2020 AGM to be in the Spring. We hope to have a QAN event at Yearly Meeting Gathering, but would
The Loving Earth Project, which started as a community textile project at the Seeking Routes exhibition at Swarthmoor Hall this summer, is now growing. The project aims to help people engage with the climate crisis through creative activities, reflection, research and in other ways, motivated and empowered by love. The textile project continues; panels should be
A series of varied events to accompany the Seeking Routes art exhibition at Swarthmoor Hall has now been published. It includes poetry, songs, lectures and workshops – all open to the public. On the opening afternoon, Saturday 20th July, workshops on a theme of Fragile Abundance are being offered by members of Quaker Arts Network. They include