Woodbrooke Learning

Woodbrooke’s learning programmes seek to support, inform and transform Quakers and others as individuals and communities. Through our learning we hope to nourish spiritual development, strengthen the Quaker community and enable and encourage work for a peaceful and just world.

Woodbrooke learning, whether in Birmingham, in Quaker meetings around Britain and beyond and online, is open to all who are interested.

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Learning at Woodbrooke

About Woodbrooke Learning

Our learning focuses on deepening people’s understanding of the Quaker way and exploring issues of interest to Quakers and others such as personal spiritual growth, Quaker history, biblical studies and working for peace and justice.
Learn Elsewhere

Learn Elsewhere

As well as courses onsite in Birmingham, Woodbrooke offers learning opportunities throughout Britain Yearly Meeting and beyond.
Online Learning

Learn Online

Our online learning programme offers opportunities to participant in Woodbrooke learning wherever you are.
Walled Garden

Support Us

You can support Woodbrooke's work in a number of ways through financial donations to time as a Friends in Residence.
Young Adult Leadership Programme

Young Adult

Soul of Leadership

Soul of

Equipping for Ministry

Equipping for



What people have said about staying at Woodbrooke

“I felt the course was extremely well delivered for such a large subject, I feel privileged to have had such a good tutor to deliver it."
A Friendly Introduction to the Quaker Way participant

“The course was varied; lots of different topics were examined and discussed. Some very informal but also challenging sessions.”
The Changing face of Feminism participant

“This course was really, really valuable, spiritually and personally. The course leaders were lovely and inspiring, who shared with us grace and love, and ‘human-ness.”
Walking with a Smile into the Dark participant