2019 Swarthmore Lecture (video)

2019 lecture ‘On Earth as it is in Heaven; The Kingdom of God and the yearning of Creation.’ The 2019 Swarthmore Lecture was given by Eden Grace on Saturday 25th May, at Friends House, Euston Road, London as … Read more

Quakerism’s French roots

A short history of the beginnings of Quakerism in France by Swiss scholar, Edouard Dommen. French Quaker History (pdf)

2018 Swarthmore Lecture (Video)

The 2018 Swarthmore Lecture: ‘Changing ourselves, changing the world’ was given by life-long Quaker, artist and activist Chris Alton.  You can watch a subtitled recording of Chris Alton’s Swarthmore Lecture here:

Nigel Newton: Quaker Schools

Nigel Newton talks about his research into Quaker schools, the importance of Meeting for Worship, and how school cultures are developed.

George Richardson Lecture 2018

This lecture, “William Penn after 300 Years: Paradoxes and Legacies of a Boundary-Spanner” was given by Andrew Murphy at Woodbrooke on June 21 2018. 2018 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of William Penn, and thus offers … Read more

Quaker Clockmakers

Quaker Clockmakers This chapter first appeared, with additional photographs which cannot be reproduced on the web, in Quakers, Business and Industry edited by Stephen Angell and Pink Dandelion, Long Meadow: FAHE, 2017, pp 37 – 100. This is … Read more

2017 Swarthmore Lecture (Video)

The Swarthmore Lecture 2017: Faith in politics? A testimony to equality was given by Catherine West at 7:30 pm on Monday 31st July 2017 as part of Yearly Meeting Gathering at Warwick University.

Exploring Priesthood

John Peirce spent six weeks exploring Quaker understanding of the priesthood of all believers. In August 2017,  John gave a short presentation on his current thinking to an audience of Woodbrooke staff, volunteers and guests.