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Manchester and Warrington Area Quaker Meeting Garden Party, Saturday June 22nd, Sale Quaker Meeting House and Garden 1pm – 4pm


Stalls: Books and records, Children’s books and toys, Plants.

Games and activities for all ages.

Folk music.

Buffet tea.

Stalls showing the work of some Quaker supported charities including the two beneficiaries from the garden party:

Peace Pathways and CARE UK (Charity Aid Recycling Enterprise)

Should be lots of fun, do come.

Tickets: Adult £3, Child £1.50, Family £7

Help is still needed, I am sure a lot of you have decided to offer help but just have not let me know yet …

I know the lead person for each stall and activity, but they need assistance, and we need things to sell as well as people to buy.

Tea is bring and share, vegan or vegetarian finger food. Please think about allergens and help by labeling your donation clearly.

Help is also needed with serving tea, half hour shifts.

Please let Sandi Chapman have your offers of help.

One or two people to help with setting up – from 11am, and packing up – 4pm

 Further offers of help or other queries to Margaret Gregory

Thank you everyone, and do bring your friends.

Freedom from Torture – Monday 15 July, 7:30pm, Central Manchester Meeting House

  Freedom from Torture is the leading human rights charity dedicated to supporting and protecting torture survivors.  It offers one-to-one and group therapy; legal help with asylum applications; and creative and social activities to help make friends and rebuild lives.  Freedom from Torture also advocates for the rights of torture survivors, within the UK and… Continue Reading

War School – screening and discussion, Central Manchester Meeting House, Tuesday 25 June, 6pm

War School is a film about the battle for the hearts and minds of Britain’s children.   Armed Forces Day, Uniform to Work Day, Camo Day and National Heroes Day – in the streets, on television, on the web, at sports events, in schools, advertising and fashion – the military presence in civilian life is increasing… Continue Reading

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