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Stitches for survival
Thursday, 9 September 2021

Mass-craftivism to put the Earth centre-stage at COP26: Act now together

A strong house of straw ...
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Andrew Collins of Aberdeen Meeting shares how he constructed  a building in Newmachar out of straw bales.

Quakers Talk Rubbish
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Here’s a quiz to start:

a.What percentage of UK overall waste comes from households?

b.What percentage of that gets recycled?

Building one's own eco-home
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Kate Atchley, an attender at Kelso meeting, has  built her own eco-house. She loves it, but it  was not all plain sailing …! 

Quakers respond to All Our Rights in Law consultation
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

 Quakers in Scotland have responded to the call for views by the independent task force set up by the Scottish Government which is currently consulting about a potential new Human Rights law for Sc

Green Light: Land and Diversity
Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Welcome! This is the second of a new series about what we and others can do, and are doing, about the climate emergency.

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Quakers in Scotland make a submission to the consultation on the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Appointment of Parliamentary Engagement Officer
Saturday, 10 October 2020

A new Parliamentary Engagement Officer has been appointed and started work on the 5th October.

He is Andrew Tomlinson and has previously worked for the Church of Scotland.

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Monday, 5 October 2020


Quakers in Scotland are working with Together (Scottish Alliance for
Children’s Rights) on a new Bill to enshrine children’s rights into Scots
law.

Doors open day 2020 - Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
Saturday, 26 September 2020

Covid-19 has meant that Edinburgh Doors Open Day has moved online in 2020 - so welcom

Green Light: Food
Saturday, 26 September 2020

Welcome! This is the first of a new series about what we and others can do, and are doing, about the climate emergency.

Black lives matter
Saturday, 4 July 2020

At Area Meeting on Saturday 27 June, there was discussion of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, prompted by a minute from South Edinburgh local meeting, and a report of a young activist from