What’s On

The Meeting House is let to groups who meet regularly, and we also have one off events. For further information or to book a meeting room for your own event, please contact lettings@newbarnetquakers.org.uk.

Pot of tea and plate of cakes and biscuitsOn Christmas day 2019, we hosted a community Christmas tea.

Regular events at the meeting house include the following

Every weekday morning in term times Little Acorns Nursery 9.15 to 12.15 in the Main Hall with lunch clubs on Monday and Fridays.

Contact manager Pauline Congdon Little Acorns Pre-school number 07931668499.

Monday morning Painting Group in the upper room.

Monday afternoon Dementia Café held on the third Monday of each month 2.00 to 4.00pm in the Main Hall. Organised by Age UK.

On the second Monday of each month, Memories are Made of This singing group for those with early memory loss, dementia and their relatives or carers, run by a trained facilitator. 2.00pm to 4.00pm. No charge, but contributions accepted towards the running costs which are covered by New Barnet Quakers. Please register your interest at info@newbarnetquakers.org.uk .

Monday evening Forever Dance.

Wednesday afternoon Ways into Writing writing group monthly 1.00 to 4.00pm in the Upper room.

This is a long-running writing workshop run by Katherine Gallagher, poet and tutor. The workshop, (maximum of 8) is for critiquing members’ new writing (poetry & fiction) as well as exploring ideas about trends and opportunities. £14 per session. More details on Katherine Gallagher’s web site at www.katherine-gallagher.com.

Wednesday evening Yoga weekly 6.15 to 9.00pm in the Main Hall.

Yoga with Idunn. Wednesdays 6.15-7.30pm and 7.45-9.00pm. All abilities. Beginners welcome. 07873 978 804 Idunnr@btinternet.com www.yogawithidunn.co.uk

Wednesday evening Meditation Group in the upper room.

Thursday afternoon Art History Class at 1.00pm.

Thursday evening Pilates weekly 6.00 to 9.00pm in the Main Hall.

Friday evening Yoga.

Saturday morning Tutor Group.

Saturday afternoon Poetry monthly 2.30 to 4.45pm in the Main Hall.

Barnet Poetry Appreciation Group. We meet on a regular basis to read and discuss published poetry. Sometimes we look at the work of an individual poet, and at other times there is a particular theme to the meeting and everyone brings a poem relating to it. Occasionally outside speakers are invited to the group – a recent one was the poet Lorraine Mariner. Also some members of the group have an in depth knowledge of certain poets – at our April meeting Anita gave a talk on Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
For further information about the poetry group contact Carole on 07968 870997 or Hilary on 07531 902070.
The group meets on the second Saturday in each month from 2.30pm to 4.45pm, excluding July and August. The cost is £4 (or £5 when there is an outside guest speaker), to include tea and cakes.
Meetings have now resumed in person in the Meeting House. The next meetings are:
Oct 9th 2021: Making a Splash (river poems)
13th Nov 2021: Michael will present on ‘Keats and his Circle’, 200 years after the death of the poet.
11th Dec 2021: It’s a Wild World.