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July 2020

Stitch and chat with Loving Earth Project

July 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Loving Earth Project –  Stitch and Chat workshops online via Zoom The last in the current series of weekly workshops  Bring and share your ideas, questions, work in progress, cup of tea etc. and ideas for the future. Free – but advance booking desirable.  details via the  Riverhouse Barn website. Lottie Percival, who will facilitante this workshop with others, has made a series of ‘how to’ videos for the Loving Earth Project to show a range of textile techniques that…

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THIS EVIL THING available online

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - July 14 @ 8:00 pm
Riverhouse Arts Centre, Manor Road
Walton-on-Thams, Surrey KT12 2PF United Kingdom
Free

THIS EVIL THING, written and performed by Michael Mears, is the compelling and inspiring story of the men who in 1916 said no to war; and the men and women who supported them; involving a gripping journey from a chapel in Yorkshire to the House of Commons; from an English country garden to a quarry in Aberdeen; from a cell in Richmond Castle to a firing squad in France. Since its world premiere on the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 THIS…

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Feeding the Darkness:Online performance and discussion.

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - July 22 @ 9:30 pm

Journeymen Theatre's play about state-sanctioned torture has now been filmed. Quaker Arts Network has arranged for the writers and  performers, Lynn and Dave Morris, to introduce the film. It will then be shown online, and after a short break Dave and Lynn will be available to answer questions and discuss issues arising . To join the event please tell John Lampen at johnlampen@me.com . John will then send you the links . Further information is here . (This event replaces the one…

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August 2020

THE PRIEST’S TALE

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Sands Film Studio, Sands Films Studio Theatre, Rotherhithe
London, SE16 4HZ United Kingdom
Free

THE PRIEST'S TALE is an adaptation by actor/playwright Michael Mears of one of the survivor’s accounts from John Hersey’s classic book HIROSHIMA. Father Wilhelm was a German Jesuit priest living in Hiroshima at the time of the first atomic bombing. His account is a compelling and clear-eyed description of his experiences that day and in the subsequent months and years – told with compassion and warmth. At 7.30pm on August 6th, the 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima bomb, Michael Mears…

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THE DOCTOR’S TALE

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Sands Film Studio, Sands Films Studio Theatre, Rotherhithe
London, SE16 4HZ United Kingdom
Free

THE DOCTOR'S TALE is a version by actor/playwright Michael Mears of NAGASAKI 1945, an account by a young doctor working in a small hospital in Nagasaki at the time of the second atomic bomb, detailing how he and his few staff, with very limited supplies, survived that day and the following weeks. At 7.30pm on August 9th, the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki bomb, Japanese actor Leo Ashizawa will give a livestreamed reading of this story, with support from Michael…

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Dancing “In Touch”

August 11 @ 10:30 am - August 13 @ 12:00 pm
online course via zoom United Kingdom
£ 25

Experience the joy of dancing at home and in harmony with others at a distance, and going beyond your own room with Chantraine Dance online. "In Touch" focuses on increasing awareness of the senses in order to enrich our lives. The course offers a taste of Chantraine - dance for the whole human being, body, mind and soul - which invites you into a world of music, poetry, sculpture and connection with the natural world. Chantraine dance is for everyone,…

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“In Touch”

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - August 20 @ 9:00 pm
online via zoom United Kingdom
£ 25

Experience the joy of dancing at home and in harmony with others at a distance, and going beyond your own room with Chantraine Dance online. "In Touch" focuses on increasing awareness of the senses in order to enrich our lives. The course offers a taste of Chantraine - dance for the whole human being, body, mind and soul - which invites you into a world of music, poetry, sculpture and connection with the natural world. Chantraine dance is for everyone,…

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“Gifts” – dancing at home with others

August 25 @ 10:30 am - August 27 @ 12:00 pm
online via zoom United Kingdom
£ 36

Experience the joy of dancing at home and in harmony with others at a distance, and going beyond your room in your imagination with Chantraine Dance online. "Gifts" focuses on discovering and dancing the gifts which may come unexpectedly in challenging times. The course offers a taste of Chantraine - dance for the whole human being, body, mind and soul, which invites you into a world of music, poetry, sculpture and connection with the natural world. For more about Chantraine,…

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September 2020

Celebration Earth! at St Alban’s – live event cancelled

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
St Alban’s Cathedral, St Alban's Cathedral
St Alban's, AL1 1BY United Kingdom
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Saturday 19th September Sadly the exhibition and live performance at St Alban's cathedral (involving some Quakers) has had to be pulled due to Coronavirus . A filmed event is planned instead. More details will be available via https://www.celebrationearth.org  

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Loving Earth Project display at Merton Abundance Fruit day

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Mark’s church hall, Compton Road
Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
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A display of locally-made textile panels made for of the Loving Earth Project will be on show at this  COVID-19 safe celebration of local produce. 2 minutes' walk from Wimbledon mainline and underground station.  

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