Diary

The Quaker Universalist Group organises one major event a year namely the annual conference.

This page may include events from other related organisations. If you have an event you would like to be publicised through QUG please let use know via the email address contact@qug.org.uk .

  • Fri
    08
    May
    2020
    Sun
    10
    May
    2020
    Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham, B29 6LJ

    The draft program is as follows:

    Friday 8th May
    16:00 to 18:00 – Arrivals
    18:15 – DINNER
    19:15 – Welcome and house rules – Cadbury Room
    19:30 – A speaker from a Christian perspective
    20:30 – Breakout groups
    21:20 – Break
    21:30 – Epilogue – Cadbury Room

    Saturday 9th May
    07:45 to 09:00 – BREAKFAST
    08:30 to 09.00 – Meeting for Worship – Quiet Room
    09:15 – Sharada Sugirtharajah – from a Hindu perspective
    10:15 – Tea/coffee
    10:55 – Regather in Cadbury Room
    11:00 – Murray Corke – from a Buddhist perspective
    12:00 – Breakout groups
    13:00 – LUNCH

    Free time

    15:30 – A speaker from a Muslim perspective (from the Al Mahdi Institute)
    16:30 – Conference photo – Cadbury Room
    16:45 – Tea/coffee
    17:15 – QUG AGM – Cadbury Room
    18:15 – DINNER
    19:45 – Music, poetry and prose in the Cadbury Room or practical meditation session in the Quiet Room
    21:30 – Epilogue – Cadbury Room

    Sunday 10th May
    08:00 to 09:00 – BREAKFAST
    09:00 to 09:30 – Meeting for Worship – Cadbury Room
    09:30 – for those departing today all rooms should be clear by 09:30
    09:45 – Julian Barbour – from a Scientific perspective
    10:45 – Tea/coffee
    11:15 – Breakout groups
    12:00 – Plenary session, led by Peter Varney – drawing things together from an anthropological perspective
    13:15 – LUNCH and departure

    Full details of how to apply for the 2020 conference, including an application form, will be available on this website in the next few weeks. For enquiries please contact Glen Gates at gleng@qug.org.uk