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Celebrate Europe! evening

Sunday 24th March 6.30-9.30pm  Redland Meeting House, 126 Hampton road, Bristol BS6 6JE   The Celebrate Europe! evening is coming up on 24th March – an opportunity to gather and celebrate European cultures, food, music and more. Free – please bring a dish from a …

Student March 4 Climate – report

It is Friday the 15thof February. College Green in absolutely packed; overhead are hundreds pf placards; the water and ramps in front of the council house are thronged. The air is full of chants of ‘our planet, our future’ and ‘what …

Superbolt are coming to Bristol in April with the Jurassic Parks!

Superbolt Theatre present their sell-out multi-award winning laugh-out-loud spin on Spielberg’s classic - an epic adventure of show-stopping, spine-tingling theatrics and megalithic mayhem.  María Askew is one of the performers and writers of The Jurassic Parks, a play suitable for children …

Stories for Change

with words, images and music that, will present an insight into the past and present of Palestine 7pm March 31  Holy Trinity Church, 98 Main Rd, Cleeve, Bristol BS49 4PN  In the summer of 2017 Iocal storyteller Michael Loader was invited to take part …

Meetings for Learning – March to May 2019

Meetings for Learning are held on the 3rd Sunday of the month, in the Meeting House upstairs library. They start at 10.00 prompt, and end at 10.45 so Friends can then go to Meeting for Worship.        Subjects vary …

Rwanda trip report from Marian Liebmann

Marian’s trip to Rwanda 31 Jan- 15 March 2019 – Report 2,  Saturday 16 Feb Dear Ffriends Our small group has become a tight-knit little band. I have developed a pattern of going for a walk between 5 and 6 pm, and gradually …

Quaker Youth Development Project

Firstly hello from us, Kirsty Philbrick and Mary Jones, the two new Youth Development workers in the West region! We have just started in our roles and are excitedly getting to know people and places. We are looking forward to meeting …

Redland Meeting Memorial Book

We remember the following member of our meeting who died in March: Muriel Holmes     18/3/11 Marion Wells     22/3/16

Singing before worship

Many Redland Friends love to sing - so you are invited to enjoy half an hour of song as a preparation for Meeting for Worship on the fourth Sunday of each month. The next Singing Before Worship will be on Sunday …

Redland Meeting Library News

New books in the library: What we can do in times of challenge and change  We have five new additions to our shelves to increase the literature on pressing current issues. Three (reviewed here) relate directly to climate and action for …

Bristol North Foodbank

The Foodbank that we are affiliated with has moved to larger premises in Avonmouth and is entitled the Social Justice Hub. There is a  generalist advisor who can help people with their enquiries on Welfare Benefits, Housing, Debt,  Grant applications, how …

“Heard” or “Hurt”?

10am to 3pm on Saturday 16thMarch 2019 at Redland Meeting House   You are invited to a Study Day for Bristol Quakers to explore the challenges of speaking plainly without hurting others and listening with open hearts and minds to those …

Bristol Quaker Camp 2019 at Ringstead, Dorset

Saturday 27th July to Saturday 3rd August   This year we will be camping at Ringstead, in a delightful farmer’s field, about 8 miles east of Weymouth. Our site is frequently used by groups such as ours, and is in easy …

Festival of Transformation

at City Hall, 9th February 2019, 9.30am–3.30pm An event for all Christian groupings in Bristol to explore how we can work together on sustainability — and why it is part of our faith.   This day aims to inspire and encourage action …

Woodbrooke Learning

Woodbrooke Study Centre offers learning in its widest sense to encourage continuing personal, social and spiritual development. It shapes individual and group experiences and in so doing significantly enhances both personal and community growth. The Centre, based in Selly Oak in …

Sunday Appeals in 2018

This year there were 52 appeals for donations to charities.  We missed one Sunday, when there was an extended Meeting for Business instead.   Thank you to those who gave the appeals, as it is difficult to convey the needs of …

Meetings for Learning in January & February 2019

January 20th 2019 Mindfulness Led by Julia Richmond. During this meeting for learning we will explore briefly both what mindfulness is and what it isn't, as well as doing some short practices and thinking about how it can support our spiritual journey. February …

Redland Meeting Memorial Book

We remember the following members of our meeting who died in January: Sybil Jennings  9/1/93 Julie Kensington  24/1/93 Jan Rowe  2/1/05 Alison Unvala  28/1/05 Charles Peneycad  21/1/08 Mary Crompton  25/1/12 Joan Hill  23/1/16

Exploring Cotham, Clifton & Redland Community Sponsorship

On December 11thon a cold Tuesday evening, we went to Cotham Parish Church to explore what Community Sponsorship meant. We were drawn together by exploring the feasibility of the Community Sponsorship scheme to welcome a Syrian refugee family in the area of …

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