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Creating a just Scotland - Transforming our land and taxation policies
Saturday, 19 November 2016

Scottish Quakers, through the Parliamentary Liaison Group, held a symposium on Saturday 29 October on the subject of tax and land reform.

St Andrews Quakers celebrate completion of a labyrinth
Wednesday, 9 November 2016

On 27th October, St Andrews Quakers celebrated the completion of a labyrinth in Kinburn Park, St Andrews.

Wreath-laying by children of Inverness Quaker Meeting
Thursday, 3 November 2016

Inverness Quakers lay a wreath of red and white poppies every year at the Cavell Memorial in Inverness. For the past two years the children have laid the wreath on the memorial.

Quaker worship in Brora Episcopal church
Saturday, 22 October 2016

There is a new worshipping group in Brora in the Northern Highlands, hosted by the local Episcopal church.

Petition opens dialogue on armed forces visits to schools
Saturday, 24 September 2016

A  joint Quaker/ForcesWatch petition on the military  presence in Scottish schools, which was signed by over

Petition questions military visits in Scottish schools
Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch are presenting a petition

Church representatives reflect on Brexit
Sunday, 10 July 2016

Quakers were among seven member churches of Action of Chuches Together in Scotland who met in Edinburgh on Monday 4th July to share initial thoughts, questions and concerns over the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Scottish Local Authorities and their investment in the arms trade
Thursday, 7 July 2016

Common Weal South Lanarkshire sent a series of freedom of information requests to local authroities in Scotland to assess the extent of their investment in the arms trade.

Scottish Quakers visit Brussels
Monday, 13 June 2016

Pamala McDougall and Joyce Taylor report on their visit to Brussels from 5th to 7th April as part of an Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) delegation to the European Commission.

What can Quakers do about militarism?
Wednesday, 20 April 2016

What can Quakers do about Militarism: a workshops across the UK in May to explore how Friends can increase public awareness, debate and scrutiny of militarisation in society.

Report on the event at the Scottish Parliament to mark 100 years since the Military Service Act
Saturday, 2 April 2016

This event, organised by Mairi Campbell- Jack the Scottish Quaker Parliamentary Engagement Officer on behalf of Quakers in Scotland, was hosted by Patrick Harvie MSP.

2016 Scottish Election: A Guide for Quakers
Thursday, 31 March 2016

The 2016 Scottish Election Guide for Quakers in now onlin