Meeting for Worship Times:
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
On the last Sunday of each month, there is a bring and share lunch after Meeting.
Assistant Clerk: Freya Guy
Treasurer: Raymond Thompson
Bookings Clerk: Richard Oliver
Enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookings email: email@example.com
Photo courtesy of Jem Southam
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.
Every Friday evening, 5:30-6:30pm in Bedford Square, Exeter
Vigil protesting against the bombing of Syria - All welcome
Quaker Week 2017 will run from Saturday 30th September to Saturday 7th October
The theme is ‘In Turbulent Times be a Quaker’
Friday 6th October, 7.00pm for 7.30pm at Exeter Meeting House
Talk on Conscientious Objectors in Devon
Friday and Saturday, 6th & 7th October, 10.00am – 4.00pm Tavistock Meeting House
Tavistock Meeting, Friends’ Art Exhibition. An exhibition by artists, sculptors, potters and photographers from among Tavistock Friends.
Saturday 7th October, 10.30am – 4.00pm, Exeter Meeting House,
Britain Yearly Meeting Gathering, follow-up workshop. everybody welcome, if you didn’t go to Warwick....or if you did.
Saturday 7th October, all day, from 10.00am. Ottery St Mary Parish Hall.
Spirituals and Gospel Music in the African Tradition
Sunday 8th October, after Meeting for Worship
Sale of Traidcraft Goods
Tuesday 10th October, 11.00am to 3.00pm at 23 New North Road, Exeter
The Monica Shallis Collection will be open.
Saturday 14th October & Sunday 15th October. Exeter Phoenix, Exeter Library and RAM Museum
‘WoW’ – Women of the World Festival. A wide range of events on both days. Day pass: £10 (£8); Weekend pass: £16 (£12.50) Tickets from Phoenix Box Office or online (where there is also a full list of events) at: https://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/events/women-of-the-world/
Exeter Meeting House, Sunday 15th October, 10.30am.
Sunday 15th October, Exeter Meeting House, 12:00 noon
Children and Young People's Committee training session for would-be leaders and helpers,
Sunday 15th October, 2.30pm - 4.30pm in Southernhay URC Hall
Exeter Progressive Christian Network, meeting and lecture. Rev Professor Adrian Thatcher, Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exeter will speak about his latest book: Redeeming Gender, published last year. His OUP blog https://blog.oup.com/2016/07/equalitygender-theology/ describes the book. Open to all, £2.50 per person.
Wednesday 18th October at Exeter Community Centre from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Holocaust Memorial Day Workshop. Holocaust Memorial Day will be on 27th January 2018. This workshop will assist people and groups planning to hold events to mark the day next year.
Friday 20th October Mint Methodist Church, Refreshments from 6.30pm, talk and discussion 7.00 - 8.30pm
The Spirituality of Jane Austin, T Paula Hollingsworth explores Jane Austen’s strong but understated faith and its effect on her writing and life. Evening led by Sheila Swarbrick from the Parish of Central Exeter. Donations to cover costs, profits to St Petrock’s. Copies of book, £10.
Friday 20th October, Ashburton Town Hall, 6.30pm
’Art and Soul’ (Devon Baha’i Community). An event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the founder of the Baha’i faith; a short commemorative address and private viewing of an exhibition of art and ceramics. Exhibition also open following day (Saturday) 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Saturday 4th November, Exeter Meeting House, arrivals: 10.00am – first session begins 10.30am
Exploring the Old Testament (Woodbrooke-on-the-Road), with Ann Conway-Jones, £20 per person, booking with Judith Thompson is essential (by September 30th).
Dartmoor Prison, Saturday 4th November. Meet at Prison Museum car park, 10.45am.
Conscientious Objectors Remembrance Event, Silent vigil, prayer and poetry reading to remember COs imprisoned at Dartmoor and other prisons. All welcome. A chance, perhaps, to share the story of a relative imprisoned at Dartmoor? Bring waterproofs and walking boots for a walk to the "Conchies" Road. Further information, contact Mark Penfold or Pip Harris.
Sunday 5th November. A visit to Shillingford Organic Farm
Earth Matters, Faith Matters: Faith in Food Farm Day 2017. featuring walking, reflection, sharing readings and prayers plus preparing a meal from traditional and local ingredients. Please bring any suitable ingredients and readings/prayers to share. All welcome. Possibility of shared transport. For further details, please contact Joanie Harris: firstname.lastname@example.org – Tel: 01392 289490
Tuesday 8th November. 23 New North Road, Exeter
Monica Shallis Collection, open from 11.00am to 3.00pm
Saturday 11th November, 11.00am, Exeter Meeting House
Devon Area Meeting, All welcome (both Members and Attenders). Attenders please notify DAM Clerk, Juliet Morton: email@example.com
Wednesday 15th November, 10.00am at Exeter Guildhall
Raising of the Polish Flag, and accompanying exhibition, 14th-16th November, at Exeter Guildhall; there will be a special Evensong at Exeter Cathedral to remember 307 Squadron starting at 5.30pm. This event emphasises our continued support for, and cooperation with, the Polish community. Full details at www.307squadron.org
Tuesday 24th November. 23 New North Road, Exeter
Monica Shallis Collection,Open from 11.00am to 3.00pm.
Thursday 30th November. St Sidwell’s Community Centre from 4.00pm – 6.00pm
Reclaim the Night Exeter, march from St Sidwell’s to Bedford Sq., 6.30pm-7.30pm, to promote public awareness of the levels of violence and harassment experienced by women and girls on our streets. All Welcome.
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December 2017, Brussels
Sanctuary Everywhere. QPSW/QCEA conference
Justice, Peace & Creation Chapel, St Petrock’s Church, Monday 4th December at 6.00pm
The reopening, by Bishop Sarah, of the newly refurbished St Petrock’s church including the reinstatement of the Justice, Peace and Creation Chapel, formerly located in the Cathedral
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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