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Quaker 'Time for Reflection' in Scottish Parliament April 2023
Monday, 1 May 2023

Lesley Morrison of Tweeddale Meeting gave the Time for Reflection in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 25 April. Her theme was ‘Are we good ancestors?

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Options for Scotland report
Thursday, 16 March 2023

GM's Options for Scotland (OfS2) report, including a significant recommendation, published 13 March.

Scottish Quakers support letter to FM on Wellbeing Economy
Thursday, 1 December 2022

In November 2022 our GM Clerk was one of 112 signatories to a letter to the First Minister from from WEALL Scotland (

PEWG Priorities for 2023-2025
Monday, 28 November 2022

After consultation with the 4 Scottish Area Meetings, and with BYM colleagues, through 2022, PEWG's priorities for 2023-2025 were agreed by Friends at General Meeting in November.

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Fàilte Edinburgh Autumn update
Monday, 7 November 2022

Fàilte Edinburgh Community Sponsorship Group was established about a year and a half ago to support a Syrian refugee family to come and settle in Edinburgh.

Fàilte Edinburgh Midsummer update
Thursday, 23 June 2022

We’re looking forward to welcoming a family of five who will be arriving in Edinburgh this summer. Originally from Syria they have been living in Egypt for several years.

Fàilte Edinburgh Spring update
Sunday, 17 April 2022

Fàilte Edinburgh comprises Members and Attenders from three Meetings within South East Scotland Area Meeting and several volunteers from outside Quakers.

Response to Consultation on Land Rights and Responsibilities
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

The PEWG have responded to the Scottish Government's Review of their Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement.

Bringing COP into your communities
Wednesday, 6 October 2021

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Doors open day 2021 - Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
Thursday, 23 September 2021

We're pleased to be back in person for Edinburgh Doors Open Day in 2021, and would lo

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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.