At children’s meeting on the 7th July, the topic was homes and what makes them. Elainer had this to say: I said Beds and piano, kettle, animals, garden, food, and cookbooks. I love my house I love my mum . My bed is so comfy. What if you didn’t have a house you would be upset on the ground on the floor in town. I […]
Wildflower Walk in Haskayne Railway Cuttings Nature Reserve on Wednesday 26th June 2019 Five friends (Elizabeth, Janet, Sue, Tony and Marcia) met Brian Wilby on the road out of the small hamlet of Barton, to look at a variety of flowers in the Railway Cutting Nature Reserve near Haskayne. A beautiful evening with sunlight and a gentle breeze. Brian had done a recce and identified […]
Lancaster University have been carrying out a research project into the early Quakers of the North West. To read about it, please see their rich and fascinating website page here, complete with maps, images and George Fox’s journals. Thanks to Kath Ward for bringing this to our attention!
Last Sunday afternoon (3 rd March), 6 Friends from Southport and Wigan attended a wonderful celebration at Trinity Methodist Church in Croston. We had been invited by Dilys Lightfoot who contacted Elizabeth Rowland Elliott several months ago. In July 1939, Olga Bergmann Gabanyi boarded the last Kindertransport out of Prague and made a new life for herself with Norman and Merci Cardwell in Croston. Her […]
On Sunday 27 January 2019 we held our Christmas party. After the Meeting for Worship there was a delicious bring-and-share lunch, which was followed by a variety of entertainment. This began with an excellent performance of the first and third movements of Dvorak’s Sonatina in G major (Op. 100) for violin and piano, played respectively by Chris and Brian. After this, there was poetry. First, […]
January art and craft group covering glass bottles ready to be used as candle holders. Everyone is welcome to join us on the third Monday of every month at 1.30pm!
Art and craft group making Christmas wreaths in November. Everyone is welcome to join us on the third Monday of every month at 1.30pm!
On a lovely sunny Saturday afternoon in July, a group of Southport Friends enjoyed a wonderful walk in the Ainsdale Dunes, prepared and led by Brian, our very own botanical enthusiast. Although the day itself was quite warm, and the long, hot summer had been going on for a while, the combination of some rain the previous day and the sea breezes helped to make […]
On the 3rd December I guided Southport’s Quakers through the experience of ‘walking the labyrinth’ – taking a physical and spiritual journey that has a different meaning to every participant. Here are a few comments Friends gave following the experience (all comments remain anonymous as walking the labyrinth is a very private unique journey). “The Labyrinth provides a moving spiritual experience” “Moving gently to the […]
Reverend Philip Waldron will be hosting an afternoon session entitled ‘Colours of Grief’ on Friday 15th December from 2pm – 3:30pm. All are welcome – please see the poster below for more information!