Exploring Islam in Britain

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 7pm refreshments from 6:30pm at Tottenham Friends Meeting House Tottenham Quakers invite you to meet with friends from the Muslim community in North London. We will explore: the richness of Muslim faith and practice; the realities of Muslim life in Britain; our shared values and our diversity. Speakers: Mustafa Almansur (Finsbury Park … Read more

Life under occupation

Eyewitness accounts from Palestine Wednesday 2 December, 7pm (refreshments from 6:30pm) at Tottenham Friends Meeting House Sandra Horne and Peter Hughes share their recent experiences as volunteer human rights monitors with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel. The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), brings volunteers from all over the world to act as … Read more

The world is my country: a celebration of the people and movements that opposed the First World War

An illustrated talk Wednesday 26 November, 7pm (refreshments from 6:30pm) The First World War (1914-1918) centenary is accompanied by a tidal wave of events, exhibitions, TV series, books and commemorations. One key aspect of the War’s history is receiving little or no attention: the history and stories of the people and organisations that opposed the … Read more

Vigil to Commemorate WW1 Conscientious Objectors – Thursday, 15 May 2014

On International Conscientious Objectors’ Day, Tottenham Quakers are holding a vigil to pay homage to more than 16,000 British conscientious objectors of World War 1 and will pay a particular tribute to Tottenham Conscientious Objectors, who numbered more than 100, and to the families and peace networks which supported them. The vigil will involve silent … Read more

End hunger fast

Today is the national day of fasting. The End Hunger Fast is an ecumenical campaign working to raise awareness of and challenge the growing levels of food poverty in Britain. Half a million people used food banks in the last year. Charitable support programmes are rapidly expanding but nonetheless a quarter of families are shrinking portion sizes. 5,500 people … Read more