Arts & Crafts: October & November

On 21st October, Sheila showed us how to make little boxes from patterned paper. The method she showed us was easy to follow and the results were pleasing. The method would be adaptable in a thicker material and in different sizes. I made three boxes for my three youngest grandchildren and put a £5 note in each and a small tin of Impeachmints. See separate […]

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Quaker Regional Gathering (with Teenage General Meeting)

Peace is not a fairy tale: Rediscovering our Peace Testimony in our personal and corporate lives, in an age of uncertainty, conflict and chaos. Introduced by Paul IngramConsultant, British American Security Information Council I don’t very often manage to get to Regional events, but was so glad that I did so last week. The place was Liverpool Meeting House and the theme was the Peace […]

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26th June 2019: Haskayne Wildflower Walk

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 […]

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March News from Southport Quakers

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 […]

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27th January 2019: Christmas Party!

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, […]

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January 2019: Arts & Crafts

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!

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November 2018: Arts & Crafts

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!

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14th July 2018: Ainsdale Wildflower Walk

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 […]

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3rd December 2017: The Labyrinth

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 […]

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Friday 15th December 2017: Colours of Grief

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!

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