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!
In September’s arts and craft group we made Christmas stockings – please see the pictures below! Please come and join this lovely group, everyone is welcome. We share stories, good conversation and make crafty things! Enjoy refreshments: hot/cold drinks, biscuits and cakes. Make new friends – no need to book! It’s held on the third Wednesday of each month @ 1.30-3.30pm. The next meeting we […]
On the 16th of April, following Meeting for Worship and a delicious shared lunch, Southport Quakers held a delightful all-age afternoon of music and poetry, finishing with a healing circle of Friends. From Friday the 17th – Sunday the 19th March, Friends from the five Local Meetings in the Area Meeting enjoyed a wonderful weekend away in beautiful Grasmere in the English Lake District. We […]
Southport University Extension Society will be hosting An Introduction to Shakespeare’s World by Kathleen O’Leary (followed by cream tea!) at the Meeting House from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. All are welcome to attend; SUES members enter for free, but there will be a small admission fee of £2.00 for non-members. Reservation is not necessary but you are welcome to book a place if you would like […]
A group of approximately 18 braved the winter cold and squally showers to attend a talk by Revd. Cannon Dr. Rod Garner on the subject of silence in worship on Thursday 17 th November at Southport Meeting house. The talk was mesmerising as Dr Garner explained about the value of silence not just in the context of faith, but in also our daily lives. He […]
On Friday the 2nd December, from 7:30-9:30pm, Southport University Extension Society will be holding a lecture on gold, frankincense and myrrh. All are welcome. SUES members enter for free, but there will be a small admission fee (£2.00) for non-members.
Some time ago Southport Lecture Society invited Elizabeth Rowland-Elliott to speak at one of their regular lectures. On the 1st October, the first day of Quaker week, she arranged to speak about the Society of Friends and the various groups which use our Southport Meeting House, and organised with all the user groups for them to speak briefly about their group and experience of the […]
Southport Craft and Book Group held a meeting on Wednesday 21st September on the subject of lace and linen. Our speaker was Janet Carlson who has spent thirty-five years collecting rare samples of lace and linen from around the world. Janet gave a very interesting talk which involved the different histories of lace and linen from very early times. It was fascinating to discover how […]