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Croydon Friends Calendar


October 2018

Ongoing till December 2018: 100 Years.. Peace, Protest, Conflict
100 years… Peace, Protest, Conflict – Exhibition at Museum of Croydon, Croydon Clocktower, Katherine St, Croydon CR9 1ET, www.museumofcroydon.com Entrance free.
Ongoing till December 2018: Art of Peace exhibition
An artistic response to the themes of peace, protest and conflict which complements the exhibition in the Croydon Now gallery.
Sunday 29: QUAKER WEEK
To 7 October.
Wednesday 3 Ocober: Peace Talk by Sam Walton
19:30 to 21:00, Westminster mh, free. On 29th January 2017, Sam Walton broke into the airbase where Saudi planes that are bombing Yemen are made. Sam will discuss how his Quaker faith leads him to take action against the arms trade, alongside those upon whom the British made bombs are falling.
Saturday 6 October: Radicals, Quakers and Peckham
14:00-17:00, Dulwich Library Hall, 368 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8NB, free. An afternoon of local history to celebrate Quaker Week 2018, sharing stories of people who overcame adversity to make change in the world. A chance to reflect on the lives of: Benjamin Lay: The 'First Revolutionary Abolitionist', who tirelessly agitated against slavery; Harold Moody: A pioneering leader of the civil rights struggle against discrimination dubbed 'Britain's Martin Luther King', and founder of the League of Coloured Peoples; Ada Salter: London's first female mayor, socialist, feminist, environmentalist and pacifist; Peter Collinson: The Peckham botanist and plant-hunter, who amongst other achievementS introduced the 'Tree of Heaven' to Britain.
Saturday 6 October: Hostility or Hospitality?
What it’s like to be a young refugee arriving in the UK. 19:00 to 20:00, Ealing mh (17 Woodville Road, Ealing, London W5 2SE), free. To mark Quaker Week, Bryony Norman will share her experiences supporting young people (aged 14 to 24) seeking sanctuary in the UK. Bryony is Senior Programmes Officer at Refugee Support Network, a charity that helps young refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of trafficking to build more hopeful futures through education. Bryony has lived and worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan and South Sudan. Her talk will be followed by tea, coffee and refreshments.
Sunday 7 October: "Shadow World" (film)
13:00-14:30, Westminster mh, free. In his own words, Andrew Feinstein, executive director of Corruption Watch, presents this film, 'which follows those who have rebelled against the arms trade, including former marine Colin Powell chief of staff, who recounts the CIA's serial lying, which led to the invasion of Iraq.
Sunday 14 October: Business meeting
Croydon Ftriends meeting for worhsip for business from 12.15. All welcome.
Saturday 20 October: Makepeace Daly on the Road
10:00-16:30iends House, free. Old and new songs written and led by Tony Biggin and Alec Davison. nA day of hope to banish troubles. All welcome. Bring picnic lunch or eat in the Quaker Centre.
Sunday 21 October: Area Meeting Committee
Meets at Streatham mh, 12.45.
Sunday 28 October: Leavening the Spirit at Muswell Hill
13:30-14:30. Friends are warmly invited to join Muswell Hill Quakers for this special musical event, following 11.00 Worship and shared lunch. Friends in Tune will be presenting a 60 minute programme of song and story.
Sunday 7 October:
To 7 October.