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Blue plaque to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

On 18 October 1931 Mahatma Gandhi arrived at Woodbrooke as part of his tour of Britain.  Ghandi spoke to a packed Cadbury Room, rumoured to contain over 300 people, on…

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Global Peace Walk at Woodbrooke.

On 2 October 2019, the 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, a year-long peace walk, Jai Jagat 2020, takes its first steps from Delhi to Geneva. People will join it…

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Moving in a new direction

Trustees of Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre and Britain Yearly Meeting have this week agreed to work together to radically change the way the two organisations support Quakers across Britain. The…

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Swarthmore Lecture 2019 at Britain Yearly Meeting 2019

 “On Earth as it is in Heaven: the Kingdom of God and the yearning of Creation” The Swarthmore Lecture takes place each year during Britain Yearly Meeting, the annual gathering…

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Radical Spirituality

Our online course, Radical Spirituality: the early history of Quakers, began this week and it’s not to late to join the lively international cohort of participants. Developed by Lancaster University…

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June 2019 Accommodation Offer

Enjoy Woodbrooke on selected dates during June for a special price. We are pleased to offer rates at our Sunday night B&B special for just £45.00 for a single en-suite…

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2019 Eva Koch Scholars Announced

Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre is pleased to announce the Eva Koch scholars for 2019. These are: Alfred Wasike Kathleen Bell Jane Booth Jenny Vickers and Brett Fletcher More details about…

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Winter Gardens 2018-2019

November 2018 This month Woodbrooke’s garden was home to fungi which take up the opportunity to digest decaying organic matter. Surprisingly however it seemed some bulbs were already showing. Their…

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Eva Koch Scholarship Applications Now Open

Woodbrooke is pleased to announce that the applications for the 2019 Eva Koch Scholarship are now open. Under the scholarship, successful applicants are offered a residential stay at Woodbrooke, as…

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UoB Students Delve into the History of Woodbrooke

Woodbrooke offers Student Placements to history students who are studying at the University of Birmingham. Daniel has been fortunate to delve into the weird and wonderful collection of Rendel Harris….

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