September 22nd to September 24th, 2023 at Park Place, Fareham
The theme of this weekend retreat will be EXPLORING SPIRITUALITY
More details to follow in due course.
Loving Earth Exhibition coming to Bournemouth Central Library
31st January to 24th February 2023
The exhibition is now over – sorry if you missed it
We do not own the world and its riches are not ours to dispose of at will. Show a loving consideration for all creatures and seek to maintain the beauty and variety of the world. Work to ensure that our increasing power over nature is used responsibly, with reverence for life. Rejoice in the splendour of God’s continuing creation
-Advices and Queries 42
Quaker Arts Network set up the Loving Earth project in 2019 to engage creatively with the question of climate change by asking what we care about in this world and what action we can take to protect it. Over 400 textile panels were produced for an exhibition in November 2020 shown at the COP26 talks in Glasgow. These panels, reflecting all ages, abilities, and environmental concerns have now been made available for local exhibitions and our Friend, Gill Coleman, has negotiated with Bournemouth Central Library to put on an exhibition of over 50 panels for February 2023.
Two workshops were held in the library for local people to create panels which will be put on show. Quaker friends from Bournemouth, Poole and Wimborne have also been meeting to share ideas and make panels