Cherry Dowrick (née Burbury): 1927 to 2021

Cherry was born in Riga, Latvia on 6 June 1927. She was of Danish, English and Italian heritage. Her father was in diplomatic service. Her mother was an accomplished horsewoman and international showjumper. Karin was her younger sister. Her childhood was spent in Finland. In the late 1930s, as political tensions rose across Europe, her family moved to England. She attended boarding school in Exeter. […]

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Kindlers Workshops 2020

Please find the details for this year’s Kindlers on-the-road workshops below (PDF files).

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Glenthorne Area Meetings Gathering 7th-9th February

Four Area Meetings were represented at the Gathering with the majority of those attending being from Hardshaw and Mann and Wirral and Chester. The theme of the Weekend was taken from Quaker Faith and Practice 21.07 “It is by our imperfections that we move towards each other, towards wholeness of relationship. It is our oddities, our grittiness, the occasions when we hurt or are hurt, […]

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Inter Faith Week November 2019 – Preston Quakers: People Who Inspire My Quaker Faith

On Sunday 17 November, the final day of Inter Faith Week 2019, Preston Quakers and Preston Faith Forum jointly organised a discussion on the theme ‘People Who Inspire My Quaker Faith’. The event was held at the Quaker Meeting House from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Janet from Southport Quakers was among those who attended (two Muslims, one Bahá’í and nine Quakers). Three members of […]

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Formby Quiet Time

On the first Friday of each month there is a time of silent worship In the Quaker tradition at St Peter’s Church, Green Lane, Formby L37 7DL. The meeting opens at 10.30am and ends at 11am with coffee. If you would like a time of reflection and peace do come and join us. Everyone is very welcome. On Friday December 6th at 10.30am we are […]

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Quakers in North West England 1652–1653

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!

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