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October 2022

Loving Earth Online Poetry Writing Workshop

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

Loving Earth poetry workshop Tuesday 25th Oct 7-8pm UK time Join Tracey Martin for some creative activities to help you write poems based on some of the Loving Earth panels. No previous experience of writing poems required. All welcome. If you feel particularly moved or struck by one of the panels, we invite you to write a poem in response to it. If you would like poems to be part of the project  then please send them to quakerartsuk@gmail.com, with…

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Creative Connections – Renewal Spaces

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
St Bede’s Pastoral Centre, York YO24 1AQ, 21 Blossom Street
York, North Yorkshire YO24 1AQ United Kingdom
£15

Overview Some time apart to gently reconnect to ourselves and restore our vitality and aliveness. Each session will have a similar structure and use a similar range of creative activities for different purposes. No experience of using the arts is necessary. The sessions will feature heart-centred meditation alongside some input, time for creative activities, and gentle reflection and sharing. The creative activities typically include making a collage, creative writing, using timelines, capturing responses to nature… Those already familiar with the…

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Loving Earth Panel exhibitions in Manchester

October 28 - November 25

    A group of Loving Earth Panels  will be displayed in  central Manchester at 6 different venues from Friday 28 October until Friday 25 November 2022. Opening times and addresses, see information below. The venues are: *Central Manchester Library, St Peter’s Square, M2 5DP: panels available to see every day, Mon - Sat Cross Street Unitarian Chapel, M2 1NL: panels in windows during the time of the exhibition *Central Manchester Quaker Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS: 12pm…

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“Metamorphosis”

October 30
The Place, The Place, London WC1H 9PY
London, WC1H 9PY United Kingdom
£25 – £50

A one-day course in Chantraine Dance: dance for the body and the soul, dance for everyone. Discover the Chantraine approach to dance and life, the friendship created by dancing and breathing together, and outstanding choreography by Francoise Chantraine, award-winning choreographer and co-creator of the Chantraine School. The day is structured to offer a balance of activities to suit every age, ability and experience and uses many different kinds of music. Dancers of all ages (from 8 years, in the afternoon)…

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The Loving Earth Project in Taunton

October 31 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
Taunton Quaker Meeting House, 13 Bath Place
Taunton, TA1 4EP United Kingdom

We are hosting an exhibition of panels from the Loving Earth Project collection.

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November 2022

The Artist’s Rule

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
online via zoom United Kingdom
£180180

This twelve session fortnightly programme draws on the insights and practices of Benedictine spirituality to explore the interplay between contemplation and creativity. Through the programme we will explore together how the contemplative and creative parts of ourselves meet. Each two-part session will be offered on Zoom with the hour in-between for private reflection and creativity. An information sheet giving more detail about the program is available from the St Bede’s office. You will need to purchase a copy of our…

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Nudges and Winks

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Lawrences Parish Hall, Winchester SO23 9LH, Colebrook Street
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LH United Kingdom
Free

“Songs of depth and feeling delivered by a voice that has the substance and richness that only time and experience can engender.” (Folk Words) Winchester Quakers present Mark Waistell in his reflection on Quakers at St Lawrence's Parish Hall (next door to the Meeting House) on Thursday 3 November at 7pm. Mark is a singer-songwriter, and also a Quaker. His songs have been described in the music press as “charismatic”, his fingerpicking guitar technique as “sophisticated” and his voice as…

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The Loving Earth Project in Sherborne

November 7 @ 10:00 am - November 13 @ 3:00 pm
Cheap Street Church, 54 Cheap Street
Sherborne, DT9 3BJ United Kingdom

We are hosting an exhibition of panels from the Loving Earth Project collection.

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Songs of Protest for Remembrance Sunday in Birmingham

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Birmingham Town Hall, own Hall Victoria Square Birmingham
Birmingham, B3 3DQ United Kingdom

An afternoon concert featuring the first performance of Sally Beamish's new work "A knock on the Door", commissioned by Quaker Concern for the Abolition of Torture. MacMillan - Cantos Sagrados Beamish - A Knock on the Door (world première) Joubert - South of the Line Roth - The Peace of the Night (world première) EX CATHEDRA Backbeat Percussion Quartet Jeffrey Skidmore conductor Imogen Russell soprano Lawrence White baritone Some of the greatest music is written in protest, offering courage and…

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Poetry competition deadline for submissions

November 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

18 December is the deadline for Kingston Quakers' poetry competition. Details for submitting poems on the theme " Draw Breath" are at https://kingstonquakers.org/poetry-comp/. The competition is open to all , with special categories for young people.

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