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September 2019

Creativity and Ministry course at Woodbrooke

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - September 18 @ 1:00 pm
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre – 1046 Bristol Rd, Birmingham B29 6LJ, UK, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre - 1046 Bristol Rd
Birmingham, B29 6LJ United Kingdom
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95£ – 165£

Floe Shakespeare and Joanna Godfrey Wood are facilitating a short course at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre (September 16-18, 2019) called CREATIVITY AND MINISTRY.We will be using playful creativity to consider how our ministry might be enriched in our creativity, using a variety of craft and natural materials, individually and as a group. We will be spending time in the garden and creating flower arrangements to decorate the building (as a final project). Do come and join us for an exciting…

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Artist Retreat at Centre Quaker de Congenies

September 20 - September 30
euro575 – euro695

We invite artists (professional or amateur) to join us for 6-10 days of creating and camaraderie in the south of France. Cost: 695€ (575€ for shared occupancy) includes 6 night's accommodation, most meals, transportation and guidance and encouragement from Kath Humphreys (Spring) or Kate Hale (Autumn). All our programmes include the chance to come a day early and stay a few days longer-- to complete projects, sight see our lovely region, or just relax. Additional days are 92€ (68€ shared)…

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Artist Retreat at Centre Quaker de Congenies

September 20 - September 30
euro575 – euro695

Also: Friday 20th to Monday 30th of September 2019 We invite artists (professional or amateur) to join us for 6-10 days of creating and camaraderie in the south of France. Cost: 695€ (575€ for shared occupancy) includes 6 night's accommodation, most meals, transportation and guidance and encouragement from Kate Hale. All our programmes include the chance to come a day early and stay a few days longer-- to complete projects, sight see our lovely region, or just relax. Additional days…

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‘See your Voice’ Craftivism drop in session

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Yesterday’s dreams shape today’s reality. What future are you dreaming of? Create a stitched dream cloud to ‘see your voice’ in this drop in craft session. All materials are provided. No craft skills are needed, just an open mind. This drop in session will focus on what changes you would like to see in the world, they may be big or small changes. Participants may wish to draw influence from dreamers and change makers depicted in the Quaker Tapestry, or…

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‘See your Voice’ Craftivism drop in session in Kendal

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Quaker Tapestry Museum, Quaker Tapestry Ltd, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate
Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH United Kingdom

Yesterday’s dreams shape today’s reality. What future are you dreaming of? Create a stitched dream cloud to ‘see your voice’ in this drop in craft session. All materials are provided. No craft skills are needed, just an open mind. This drop in session will focus on what changes you would like to see in the world, they may be big or small changes. Participants may wish to draw influence from dreamers and change makers depicted in the Quaker Tapestry, or…

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Envisioning a world that is open to all: let us see what love can do – Woodbrooke conférence

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 2:00 pm
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre – 1046 Bristol Rd, Birmingham B29 6LJ, UK, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre - 1046 Bristol Rd
Birmingham, B29 6LJ United Kingdom
£95.00 – £165.00

A weekend conference learning about asylum and migration, hearing from those who have felt its impact, and working together to create the change that we need. Speakers, workshops, performances and panel discussions will explore the interplay between race, privilege and migration - how does it work, what can we do? Language and the media: challenging and changing the language of migration. Migration and the arts: how migration enriches our communities and how the arts can bring about change. The UN…

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Creative Embroidery – Mandala one day workshop

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Quaker Tapestry Museum, Quaker Tapestry Ltd, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate
Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH United Kingdom
£60.00

Back by popular demand! Mandala, meaning circle, is an abstract design with one identifiable centre point, from which emanates an array of shapes. The perfect place to be mindful and to put many colourful stitches. Learn new skills and become absorbed and fascinated by this ancient art of narrative embroidery, with a modern twist. Our workshops provide you with the six basic stitches used within the Quaker Tapestry: Stem, Split, Chain, Quaker, Bayeux Point and Peking Knot. In a relaxed…

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QUAKER ANIMAL SONGS – at Swarthmoor Hall

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall, Swarthmoor Hall Lane
Ulverston, LA12 0JQ United Kingdom
FREE

A performance of some new songs about “HOW DO ANIMALS SUSTAIN HUMANS?” and asks “DO HUMANS REALLY SUSTAIN ANIMALS?” A warm hearted and varied set of original songs about animals and their role in sustaining us and the world in which we all live. But how often, and for what reasons, do we sustain them? How unequal is what should be a symbiotic relationship? Written and performed by Quaker folk singer/songwriter Eden Thomas.

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October 2019

Raise the Roof – in Malvern

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 1 Orchard Rd, WR14 3DA
Malvern, WR14 3DA

Next stop Malvern! After 2017's critically acclaimed debut at the Edinburgh Fringe: a hard-hitting look at food, body respect and professional complicity in a post-truth world. Linking body shame, Grenfell and the Black Lives Matter movement with "lyrical abandon and astute acuity", this is a mesmerising and unapologetically queer exploration of the ways we connect with ourselves and each other. 'Lucy holds your attention breathlessly throughout' (DisabilityArts.online). 'The performer seems to have seen into your soul ...I urge you to…

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Music Week at Centre Quaker de Congenies

October 12 - October 20
Maison Quaker, 11 Avenue des Quakers, 30111 Congénies, France, Maison Quaker, 11 Avenue des Quakers,
Congénies, 30111 France
euros475 – euros595

Music Week Lift your spirits with 5 - 8 days of musical adventure at Maison Quaker. Experience or talent not necessary--just a willingness to sing, play, learn or listen. 475€ for shared occupancy (595€ private room) includes 5 nights’ accommodation, all meals and musical fun with Jeff Dershin. All our programmes include the chance to come a day early and stay a few days longer-- to complete projects, sight see our lovely region, or just relax. Additional days are 92€…

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