Exeter



                                                                 Notices                                                                  Room Bookings


Meeting for Worship Times:
Every Sunday, from 9:00am onwards, Friends gather to share breakfast and conversation in the Meeting House. Come and
spend time with a small group of Friends, relaxing over tea and toast. Bread and marmalade is provided – but other contributions are welcome.  Meeting for Worship commences each Sunday at 10.30 am.  Children start the meeting with the adults and after 10 minutes they leave for their own structured activities. The Meeting is followed by tea and coffee. There is a shorter half hour Meeting each Sunday at 6:00pm.

On Thursdays between 12:15–1:00pm there is a Meeting for Worship at St Mary Arches Church, Mary Arches Street, Exeter, followed by tea and coffee.

There is Quaker Quiet Worship and Tea at Exeter University in the Quiet Chaplaincy Room (111/112 Old Library) every Friday between 1:00-1:30pm, everyone is welcome.

On the second Sunday of the month at 4:00pm in Exeter Meeting House, there will be a Making Music in the Spirit
session. No special talent/expertise needed - just a willingness to join in and experience the joys of making music together.

On the last Sunday of each month, there is a bring and share lunch after Meeting.

Business Meetings:
The Business Meeting is normally held on the first Sunday of the month, following Meeting for Worship. There is no Business Meeting in January or August.

Clerk:  Gerald Conyngham
Assistant Clerk:  Freya Guy
Treasurer:  Raymond Thompson
Bookings Clerk:  Richard Oliver
Enquiries email:  exeterquakers@yahoo.co.uk

Bookings email: exetermhbookings@yahoo.co.uk            

Exeter Meeting House Photo 

Photo courtesy of Jem Southam

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 Address:
Friends Meeting House
Wynards Lane

Magdalen Street
EXETER  EX2 4HU

Directions: Off Western Way inner ring road, Exeter, signed Pavilion Place. Parking is available at weekends only and is limited, disabled space is reserved. Two pay & display car parks are within easy reach.

 

Local poet Lawrence Sail has written a poem for our late Friend Steve Sims, a link to this tribute entitled 'Thinking of Steve', can be found at the foot of this page.

 

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Every Friday evening, 5:30-6:30pm in Bedford Square, Exeter

Vigil protesting against the bombing of Syria - All welcome


Saturday 8th July Devon Area Meeting at Ashburton

In addition to the Meeting proper, there are plans for shared meals/a barbeque on Friday night before Meeting and also on Saturday evening, as well as other possible events. Further details available nearer the time. Friends who feel able to offer help with transport/lift shares, caring for children, catering, accommodation, organising, etc. should contact Pip Harris (Ashburton Meeting) piph@quaker.org.uk


Real Food Store, Reopens on Monday, 10th July, 3 Queen Street, Exeter


Friday 14th July, 7.30pm at the Meeting House

From Unknown Silences, A Quiet Night In.  An invitation to perform text scores by Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016), the
musical visionary and pioneer of deep, active listening.


Saturday 15th July, 8:30am - 6:30pm, 3 Queen St, Exeter
Real Food Store, Housewarming Day.


Wednesday July 19th at 7:00pm, South St Baptist Church, Exeter

Invoking 50 Articles, A New Litany & Ritual


Wednesday 19th July, 7:30 pm, St Michael’s, Mount Dinham

St Michael’s Lectures, The Rev Glen Graham, Minister of Cullompton Baptist Church who has been blind since birth speaks on - "Building the Body Beautiful: A Perfectly Imperfect Church. - disability, blindness and the body in theology, church and society”’


Saturday 22nd July, 10:30am – 3:30pm. St Nicholas Priory, 21 The Mint, (both in Mint Lane) and Tuckers’ Hall Fore Street

Body and Soul, Exeter’s Medical Collections,  Demonstrations, talks and displays of medical collections from Exeter’s past; also our own Tudor Herbal Wives! (21 The Mint is the refectory wing of the Benedictine Priory)


Saturday 22nd July, 12:00noon – 4:00pm. Open Day at Spiceland Quaker Meeting House, Uffculme, EX15 3AZ

Informal talks on the history of Spiceland, refreshments, bring-and-buy stalls for books and plants, a display of Quaker timelines and literature, plenty of room for picnicking and a contribution from our own, our very own, Making Music in the Spirit Group.


Sunday 23rd July 2:30pm, The Imperial, New North Road

Devon Radical History, An initial meeting to explore the history of revolt in Devon from the bread riots of the 1850s to the militant resistance to the British Union of Fascists in Plymouth in the 1930s, the anti-poll tax movement, support for the miners’ strike of 1984-85 and contemporary anti-fascist struggles.


Saturday 29 July – Saturday 5 August at University of Warwick, Coventry
Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017.  Junior Yearly Meeting runs on the same dates as YMG.


Wednesday 23rd August, 12:30pm & 6:00pm, The Old Rectory, Trusham

Jim & Penelope Putz, Sapphire and House Leaving Party


Saturday 26th August, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Cathedral Green, Exeter,
Exeter Street Arts Festival, music, art, colour, food, dance, magic and surprises.


Saturday 2 September, at Exeter Meeting House

A 6-hour Meeting for Worship. This event is part of the Deepening the Spiritual Life of the Meeting initiative.  The Meeting will last from 10.00am to 4.00pm - but it is not expected that anyone will stay all the time. Friends are invited to come for as long or as short a time as life permits. There will be drinks available all the time, but please bring your own lunch - and take a break to eat as feels right to you.  Friends from Devon Area Meeting and from anywhere further afield are welcome.  We will need to have Friends willing to serve as Elders and doorkeepers throughout the day. If you feel you could help in this way (for a short period of time) please contact Alison Mitchell on alisonmitchellis@yahoo.com


Saturday 2nd September and Sunday 3rd September, 12:00noon – 6:00pm, St Thomas Pleasure Grounds

St. Thomas Community Festival, a fun-filled community festival - food, music, stalls.


Devon Historic Churches Day, Saturday 9th September


Wednesday 27th September, 7:30 pm, St Michael’s, Mount Dinham

St Michael’s Lectures Dr Felix Flicker speaking on "Paradoxes: Jokes, Riddles, Zen Buddhist Koans and some Questions in Theoretical Physics."


Quaker Week 2017 will run from Saturday 30th September to Saturday 7th October

The theme is ‘In Turbulent Times be a Quaker’


Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December 2017, Brussels

Sanctuary Everywhere. QPSW/QCEA conference


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Room hiring rates per session - morning/afternoon/evening (as at September 2014)

Main Room:  £33 Standard Rate  £25 Concession Rate

Small Rooms:  £16.50 Standard Rate  £13.50 Concession Rate


 

 

 

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