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November 2018

THIS EVIL THING

November 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
NORWICH Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane
Norwich, NR2 1EW
Donations invited

Former National Theatre and RSC actor Michael Mears continues the tour of his acclaimed solo play. Michael portrays over 52 characters in this play which tells the compelling and inspiring story of the men who in 1916 said no to war, and which draws on a number of verbatim testimonies from the time. 'A moving and dynamic retelling of a hidden story' (The List) 'An inspirational and disturbing work' - (Festmag) 'Magnificent storytelling' - (Amnesty International)

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THIS EVIL THING

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cross Street Unitarian Chapel Cross Street Chapel Cross Street, Manchester M2 1NL, Cross Street
Manchester, M2 1NL United Kingdom
£6 – £7

Former National Theatre and RSC actor (and attender at Wandsworth FMH) Michael Mears brings his acclaimed solo play to more Friends Meeting Houses and other venues around the country later this year. This will be the first performance of the play in Manchester - where John W. Graham was a Quaker and author of the wonderful book 'Conscription and Conscience' - one of Michael's main research sources. Michael portrays over 52 characters in this play which tells the compelling and…

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THIS EVIL THING

November 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street
Manchester, M2 1NL

Former National Theatre and RSC actor Michael Mears continues the tour of his acclaimed solo play . Michael portrays over 52 characters in this play which tells the compelling and inspiring story of the men who in 1916 said no to war, and which draws on a number of verbatim testimonies from the time. ‘A moving and dynamic retelling of a hidden story’ (The List) ‘An inspirational and disturbing work’ – (Festmag) ‘Magnificent storytelling’ – (Amnesty International judges at Edinburgh…

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December 2018

Medieval Mystery Plays

December 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
the church of St Saviour – Hampstead, Eton Road, Chalk Farm
London, NW3 4SQ United Kingdom
£10

Two plays from the Chester Cycle of medieval mystery plays. Another image is http://posp.org.uk/img/pospflyer2018.jpg Roger W. Haworth of Croydon Meeting is playing Joseph in both plays.

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QAN visit to Turner Contemporary, Margate

December 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Turner Contemporary, Rendezvous
Margate, CT91HG United Kingdom
Free

A few QAN members and friends will be visiting the Patrick Heron exhibition together. A chance to savour his art, and share our responses, and see one anothers' faces. There will be a guided tour of the exhibition starting at 12 noon, for about 45 minutes. Well meet at the Gallery starting with coffee around 11. The exhibition is free but a donation of £2 per person would be appreciated, especially in the light of our guided tour. Please contact Dorothy…

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The frog and the dragonflies in Lake Geneva

December 16, 2018 @ 9:20 am - 9:30 am
Jardin Anglais, Lake Geneva Geneva, Geneva Switzerland
Free

A performance artwork as part of the annual Coup de Noel swimming event. This artwork will involve five swimmers participating in an annual lake swim of 120 metres with a water temperature of around 7 degrees. Quaker artist Jez Smith has designed and built four larger-than-life dragonflies which will be worn by four swimmers, of which he is one. A fifth swimmer, dressed as a frog, will pursue the dragonflies across the icy waters.

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Mystery play reading

December 16, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Croydon Friends Meeting House, 60 Park Lane
Croydon, Surrey CR0 1JE United Kingdom
Free

An informal reading of some medieval mystery plays. All can join in - no acting experience necessary! Paper scripts will be provided but if you are really keen, the scripts can be read online or transferred to your Kindle or other hand-held device - see the event website for details. (The illustration is by our Friend Edward Hicks.)

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February 2019

And the Beat Goes on – in Stourbridge

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stourbridge Quaker Meeting House, 37 Scotts Road
Stourbridge, DY8 1UR United Kingdom
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Journeymen  theatre's 2018 show charts 300 years of nonviolent direct action by Quakers.  Nonviolent Direct Action has been part of the Quaker way for over three hundred years. It has always taken many forms from the power of the pen, through to practical measures verging on the subversive, and the sheer ingenuity of creative nonviolence. Its purpose has always been clear: to challenge injustice and inequality, even that which is embedded within law; to oppose war; to speak truth to…

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And the Beat Goes on – in Huddersfield

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Huddersfield Quaker Meeting House, Church Street
Huddersfield, HD1 4TR United Kingdom
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Journeymen  theatre's 2018 show charts 300 years of nonviolent direct action by Quakers.  Nonviolent Direct Action has been part of the Quaker way for over three hundred years. It has always taken many forms from the power of the pen, through to practical measures verging on the subversive, and the sheer ingenuity of creative nonviolence. Its purpose has always been clear: to challenge injustice and inequality, even that which is embedded within law; to oppose war; to speak truth to…

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Quaker Music Network at Cober Hill

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - February 17 @ 1:00 pm

A weekend of choral and chamber music-making at Cober Hill , near Scarborough, organised by Quaker Music Network. For details of time, place , email quakermusicnetwork@gmail.com or see the QMN Facebook page.

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