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Croydon Friends Calendar


July - August 2019

12 June-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.
Sunday 14 July: Local business meeting
Meeting for worship for business in the meeting room after refreshments (approximately 12.15). All welcome.
Saturday 20 July: Protest Songs
Singing workshop 11:00 to 16:00 at Watford meeting house (Church Road, Watford, WD17 4QB; 10 mins walk from Watford Junction station which is a 20 min train ride from Euston.) This one day workshop is for anyone who wishes to learn the songs that sing out against injustice and to sing the words of hope for a changed world. Led by Woodbrooke tutors Mark Russ and Maud Grainger. Bring a packed lunch. Email enquiries@woodbrooke.org.uk to book a place. Cost: £20.
Wednesday 24 July: Hope into Action
8 pm at Epsom Methodist Church (11-13 Ashley Road, Epsom, KT18 5AQ): open meeting for anyone interested in helping, supporting, investing or just knowing about the Hope into Action – Epsom project. Churches Together in Epsom (CTiE) have agreed to support the project that will purchase a house in Epsom to provide temporary supported accommodation for the homeless. Please note car parking at EMC is very limited.
Sunday 28 July: PEace Testimony
Our 4th Sunday session will be on the peace testimony, led by Gordon. There won’t be a 4th Sunday session in August.
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 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.