11 March 2018

Quaker events

  • Sun 11 March, 12.30pm, shared lunch at Redland. All welcome, please bring some food.
  • Wed 14 March, deadline for applications for Bristol-based Youth Development Worker post. Full details on BYM website –
  • Sat 17 March, 10am-2.45pm, at Central Meeting House, Area Meeting conference on ‘Inequality and its consequences’. Speaker Martin Wilkinson of the Equality Trust, with workshops on housing, gender, education and the global economy. Please bring a packed lunch, drinks provided. Area Business Meeting at 3pm.
  • Sat 17 March, 6pm, Redland Film Club. Shared supper after. Volunteers are still needed to run Film Club on 21 April.
  • Sun 18 March, 10am, Meeting for Learning, Julia Bush and Ian Beeson will speak on Quaker Renewal (theme of forthcoming discussion group).
  • Sun 18 March, 11am, All-Age Worship. CYP shared lunch at 12.30pm.
  • 13-15 April, Redland Meeting’s biennial Ammerdown weekend.
  • 4-7 May, Friends House, London, Britain Yearly Meeting 2018. Please register in advance: deadline for Junior Yearly Meeting (15-18 year olds) is 23 February; deadline for other YM programmes is 18 March. See for full details.
  • Sat 12 May, 11am, Wills Building, annual Quaker Peace Lecture. Helen Kidan will speak on ‘Women and Peace-Building: the Eritrean Context’.
  • 28 July-4 August, Bristol Quaker Camp at Westover Farm, Charmouth, Dorset. Full information,
  • Britain Yearly Meeting monthly mailing: see noticeboard outside Meeting Room.

Other events

  • Wed 21 March, 7.30pm, Central Quaker Meeting House, Champion Square, BS2 9DB, ‘Modern Day Slavery: who is vulnerable?’, Bristol Interfaith Group.
  • Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (3 months service in 2019), deadline 25 April, full information at
  • Quaker Peace and Social Witness Peaceworkers (one year posts, Sept 2018-Aug 2019), deadline 1 May, full information at
  • ‘Belonging to the Land: Chai for All in Palestine’ – appeal for financial support in development of a new show, please contact David Mowat (Central LM).
  • Yarls Wood Detention Centre petition, ‘Hunger for Freedom’. Please consider adding your signature, see . For further information on conditions and current protests at Yarls Wood, see .

This week’s appeal

  • CYP for Bee the Change, local environmental and conservation organisation focused on bees (


Julia Bush, clerk, Redland Local Quaker Meeting. Please send notices for next week to her by end of Friday, and include ‘Notices’ in the email subject line. If you would like to receive a copy of the Notices by email, let Julia know.
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