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Croydon Friends Calendar


August - September

1 August - 31 October: Windrush Exhibition
Windrush exhibition at Croydon Museums. Windrush Generation artefacts from the 1940s & 1950s. COMING HOME is a major new project which sees the National Portrait Gallery lend 50 portraits of iconic individuals to places across the UK with which they are most closely associated. To find out more about the installation follow @museumofcroydon on twitter and Instagram.
26 Aug – 1 September: Exploration course at Claridge House
A retreat to consider personal spiritual development. “Live the questions... learn to love the questions themselves...” (Rilke) An enquiry into Spiritual Philosophy to help our own spiritual development. A retreat to each explore our personal questions which arise at a particular stage of life, using moving text from spiritual philosophers, poetry, the personal wisdom we have gained through our own life experience, and the collective wisdom of the group. Residential price: £230.00
Monday 26 August (Bank holiday): Sutton Environmental Fair
Carshalton Park.
Monday 12-18: Croydon refugee centre need help
Food donations: tinned tuna tinned tomatoes tinned fruit Clothes donations Children’s underwear – both boys and girls – ages 3 to 12 (new) Women’s underwear, sizes 10 – 14 (new) Trainers. Baby donations: Size 1 nappies.Volunteers to help with English Class crèche on a Wednesday morning
Monday 2 September: Roots of Resistance training day
Get briefed about the Arms Fair. RoR will hold a briefing session at Friends House in London. This will include a full briefing, legal information and Meeting for Worship, to make sure hearts and minds are prepared for the week of action ahead.