Southport Quakers

Arts & Crafts – September 2017

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 […]

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Recent Local Events

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 […]

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Thursday 20th July 2017: An Introduction to Shakespeare’s World

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 […]

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Thursday 17th November: Silence in Worship

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 […]

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Upcoming Event: Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh, 2nd December

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.

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Southport Lecture Society Sharing

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 […]

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Wednesday 21st September: Lace and Linen

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 […]

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Sunday 18th September: A Meeting with the Southport Unitarians

On 18th September we were invited by the Southport Unitarians to their Sunday worship at the Reform Jewish Synagogue in Princes Street. A great welcome was given to us by Phil the Unitarian minister and the congregation, some of whom we knew from their previous visits to our Meeting House. The theme for the day was Covenant and Phil spoke of their own community being […]

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Regular Book/Craft Club

A brief reminder that there is a book/craft club held at the Meeting House on the third Wednesday of every month from 1:30-3:30pm. All (including non-Quakers) are welcome! On Wednesday the 21st of September we are pleased to be hosting a speaker who will talk about and show some pieces of linen and lace. Some items will be for sale.

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The History of Quakers in Southport

Our history page is now live! If you’re interested in how Quakers originally came to be in Southport, and their fascinating development through the centuries, please do have a look. Many thanks to all who contributed in pooling their knowledge.

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