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Croydon Friends Calendar


Update of 17 June

Monday 11 - Sunday 17 June: Carers Week
Stay Healthy and Connected. Carers Week takes place from 11 - 17 June and this year's theme is 'Healthy and Connected'. The Carers Centre in George Street Croydon are offering activities/workshops with each day taking on a different theme: (Monday) Health and Wellbeing Day, (Tuesday) Caring for an adult day, (Wednesday) Activity Day, (Thursday) Caring for a child day, (Friday) International Day. See CVA website.
Saturday 16 - 23 June: Croydon Festival of Peace
Croydon Friends will be participating. If you would like to help create a small Quaker plot in the Peace Garden at Park Hill Park please contact Kay. We also hope to have a stall about the Peace Testimony at the Festival of Peace and Wellbeing at Park Hill Park on Saturday 23 June. If you would like to help please contact Gillian. If you are interested in participating in a meditation in the Meeting House please contact Gordon and if you would like to craft a white poppy in memory of a victim of war please contact Liz.
Saturday 30 June: Young Quakers New Economy NOW
09.30 - 16.30 at Friends House. Book via Eventbrite or using http://bit.ly/YQuakersNEconNow. Who's the economy for? What's wrong with today's system? How can we create a new economy now? Join Young F/friends from across Britain for a day of conversations and workshops exploring how today's economy works. Reimagine the world! How can we put people and planet before profit? We'll be talking with Andy Haldane (Bank of England), Fran Boait (Positive Money). Joe Earle (Rethinking Economics). Hazel Sheffield (Far Nearer Project) and many more people. We'll be looking at rethinking money and finance, food justice, democratic workplaces, energy democracy, the role Of markets, local economic alternatives, new land use, radical housing, and more.
Friday 13 - Sunday 15 July: London Link Group Summer Link
At St Albans from 18:00 to Sunday, 15 July, 2018 - 16:00. For young Quakers aged 11-18. We are planning a great long residential weekend to kick off Summer from the 13th - 15th July. The weekend will have all the usual London Link things - Games, trips out, fun, reflection, food and lots of time to hang out together. Please get in touch for details via https://londonlinkgroup.org.uk/events/book/summer-link-st-albans/
Saturday 18 - 25 August: FSSE Junior Gathering and Senior Conference
11-18 aged? Join us for a fun, inspiring, exciting, relaxing and enriching residential week on the 18-25th August. Quaker Junior Gathering and Senior Conference 2018. See website http://fsse.org.uk/ for more details.