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In September 2020 I was introduced to craftivism thanks to the Loving Earth course I did online via Woodbroke. The meditations, the panel making and the Covid pandemic really deepened my thinking about how I live and what choices I can make to effect change. As well as beginning to alter how and where I
A group of QAN members who dance/love dance met recently (via zoom) in a spirit of worship to share our experience of dance and our spirituality. We also spoke a little about the current work of the QFP Revision Committee. The richness and variety of the spoken ministry about our dance and Quakerism, from many
Our member Ann Johnson won this year’s competition to design a Christmas card for the small but highly active Scottish campaigning organisation OneKind. The design features a fox in a winter scene, collaged from recycled paper. A pack of cards costs £4.99. All proceeds from sales go to OneKind. If you send cards at Christmas,
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
For an independent review of this book by Gordon MacLellan, see https://www.celebrationearth.org/post/kiss-the-earth
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
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