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04 September 2009


New face of Quakers takes shape - preview

Oliver Robertson reports on developments at the new Quaker Centre at Friends House

The space that will become a new Quaker Centre at Friends House is currently a dusty white building site, but when it is finished at the start of October, promises Richard Summers of Quaker Life, ‘it is going to be stunning’

  • Carved out of the old Friends House bookshop plus adjoining rooms along the north corridor, the Quaker Centre is intended to help people draw as near to Friends as they want
  • Beginning with a ‘neutral space’ of a revamped café, visitors can then move through the bookshop to a resources area providing support for Meetings and finally to a purpose-built, circular worship room

  • Oliver Robertson

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