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Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom
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October 2017

Extended Meeting for Worship

26 October, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 28 June, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Extended Meeting for Worship is held every last Thursday of the month from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Friends are welcome to come for as much or little of the time during this Extended Meeting for Worship. All are welcome to worship and to join in a simple lunch of soup, bread, and cheese afterwards.

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April 2018

Writing Retreat

22 April @ 4:00 pm - 27 April @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Whether it’s to start, take forward or finish off a piece of writing, this retreat is open to anyone looking for the time and space to write. There will be the opportunity to hear from the tutors about their experience of writing and have one-to-one time with them, but the emphasis will be on creating ...

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Extended Meeting for Worship

26 April @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Extended Meeting for Worship is held every last Thursday of the month from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Friends are welcome to come for as much or little of the time during this Extended Meeting for Worship. All are welcome to worship and to join in a simple lunch of soup, bread, and cheese afterwards.

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May 2018

Walking into Worship

18 May @ 4:00 pm - 20 May @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

In the lovely surroundings of Swarthmoor Hall – both indoors and out – we’ll explore different approaches to walking, enjoying time to awaken our senses and deepen our awareness and appreciation of the beauty around us. We’ll create and walk a labyrinth; discover and share hidden riches through a team approach; ‘Dérive’ (drifting and noticing); ...

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Extended Meeting for Worship

31 May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Extended Meeting for Worship is held every last Thursday of the month from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Friends are welcome to come for as much or little of the time during this Extended Meeting for Worship. All are welcome to worship and to join in a simple lunch of soup, bread, and cheese afterwards.

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June 2018

2018 Ulverston International Music Festival at Swarthmoor Hall

11 June @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Save the date for these very popular chamber performances given by the Ulverston International Music Festival. Pre-supper tickets will also be available to purchase from Swarthmoor Hall. General booking for the Festival opens in the first week of April. For concert tickets, please contact the Coronation Hall, Ulverston (www.coronationhall.co.uk), or visit http://www.ulverstonmusicfestival.co.uk for more information ...

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2018 Ulverston International Music Festival at Swarthmoor Hall

12 June @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Save the date for these very popular chamber performances given by the Ulverston International Music Festival. Pre-supper tickets will also be available to purchase from Swarthmoor Hall. General booking for the Festival opens in the first week of April. For concert tickets, please contact the Coronation Hall, Ulverston (www.coronationhall.co.uk), or visit http://www.ulverstonmusicfestival.co.uk for more information ...

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Spiritual Roots and Wisdom of the Quaker Way in Plainsong

15 June @ 4:00 pm - 17 June @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Music has a way of opening us up to deeper levels of understanding. This is what people say occurs when they hear Paulette Meier’s Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong. Each song is a quotation from the writings of George Fox and other early Friends. We will sing the ‘song-chants’ together and explore the rich insight ...

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In Fox’s Footsteps: 1652 Quaker pilgrimage

18 June @ 4:00 pm - 22 June @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

A residential guided event for anyone who wants to learn about the early history of Quakerism and how it relates to our faith today. An introductory talk on Monday will give a background to the events of 1652. There will be an opportunity to climb Pendle Hill and experience a meeting for worship at the ...

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Experiment with Light retreat – deepening the practice

22 June @ 1:00 pm - 25 June @ 4:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

We will be reflecting on and sharing our experience of an extended Experiment in retreat over the whole weekend. A simple art technique will enable us to physically process both our experience in the Experiment and resonances from Swarthmoor Hall’s Quaker heritage and peaceful gardens. We will then reflect further on the emergence of deeper ...

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Extended Meeting for Worship

28 June @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Extended Meeting for Worship is held every last Thursday of the month from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Friends are welcome to come for as much or little of the time during this Extended Meeting for Worship. All are welcome to worship and to join in a simple lunch of soup, bread, and cheese afterwards.

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July 2018

The labyrinth – a Retreat Association training day

14 July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

The Training Day is an opportunity to learn about labyrinths and how you might draw on them as a spiritual resource within your own groups/communities. It will include labyrinth walking and finger labyrinths. Participants will explore the labyrinth set in Swarthmoor Hall’s beautiful wildflower meadow. Tutor: Jan Sellers Price: £35, includes lunch and refreshments; please ...

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August 2018

Early Friends and the Quaker Peace Testimony

17 August @ 4:00 pm - 19 August @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

How did the Quaker peace testimony evolve among early Friends? This course will consider the roles played by George Fox, Margaret Fell, William Penn and others, the historical context of their witness, and the theological basis of the peace testimony. Did some Friends have significantly different understandings of the place of peace witness in their ...

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In den Fußstapfen des George Fox, Quäker-Pilgerreise

20 August @ 4:00 pm - 25 August @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Swarthmoor Hall dient als Ausgangspunkt für Besuche bei historischen Stätten im Nordwesten Englands, wo im Jahr 1652 George Fox anfing, die Quäker-Bewegung aufzubauen. Eine solche Besuchsreise wird von heutigen Freundinnen und Freunden als spirituelle Reise, als Pilgerweg erlebt, wodurch wir die Kraft des Lichts in unserem eigenen Leben entdecken können. Während mehreren Ausflügen von Swarthmoor ...

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September 2018

Time Set Aside: An individually guided retreat

3 September @ 4:00 pm - 7 September @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

This silent, individually guided retreat will be held in the peaceful setting of Swarthmoor Hall. Each day will include meeting for worship and epilogue, one short talk and one-to-one time with Ginny or Annique. Meals will be held in silence. This retreat offers participants the opportunity to spend an extended period of time in silence, ...

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Heritage Open Days

6 September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Heritage Open Days offer free entry to our historic house and beautiful gardens. Come and discover the fascinating history of the old Hall. Entry: free of charge

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Heritage Open Days

7 September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Heritage Open Days offer free entry to our historic house and beautiful gardens. Come and discover the fascinating history of the old Hall. Entry: free of charge

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Working retreat & pilgrimage – Quaker Voluntary Action programme

10 September @ 4:00 pm - 14 September @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

An opportunity to connect with Quaker history through reading, discussion and reflection. We will spend mornings working in the extensive gardens at Swarthmoor and afternoons on outings. One day will be spent visiting Quaker sites in 1652 country, e.g. Brigflatts Meeting House, Firbank Fell and the Quaker Tapestry. We will use shared transport to travel ...

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Early Christianity

14 September @ 4:00 pm - 16 September @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Christianity spread rapidly during the first century. While communities were in contact with each other through letters and travelling teachers, they nevertheless each developed in distinctive ways. They preserved their own memories of Jesus but, more importantly, they came to different understandings about him. Scripture provides clear evidence of a significant level of conflict between ...

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Finding out about Quakers – Quaker Quest

28 September @ 4:00 pm - 30 September @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

This weekend is for people who know little or nothing about Quakers, as well as for those who have been around Quakers for a while but want to explore further. Come and find out more about core Quaker beliefs, discover Quaker worship and hear how Quakers live their lives. You will be guided by experienced ...

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Quaker Week Open Days

30 September @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Quaker Week Open Days offer free entry to the historic house and our beautiful gardens. For those who are interested, there will be the opportunity to experience a taster Quaker meeting for worship and to chat to local Friends. Why not stay a little longer to enjoy a cup of tea in the Barn Café? ...

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October 2018

Quaker Week Open Days

3 October @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Quaker Week Open Days offer free entry to the historic house and our beautiful gardens. For those who are interested, there will be the opportunity to experience a taster Quaker meeting for worship and to chat to local Friends. Why not stay a little longer to enjoy a cup of tea in the Barn Café? ...

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Quaker ministry – Kindlers

6 October @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

Consider the varieties of vocal ministry against the background of deep silent waiting. Tutors: Ruth and James McCarthy Price: £35, includes lunch and refreshments; please bring your own lunch or pick something up in the Barn Café.

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The Quaker Jesus: The Life and Writings of James Nayler

19 October @ 4:00 pm - 21 October @ 1:00 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

During this course we will get to know James Nayler, who was a significant early Quaker leader and seen by many as an equal to George Fox. This will include an overview of his life and writings, detailed consideration of a number of his tracts, an assessment of his contribution to the development of the ...

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November 2018

What does love require of us? – Kindlers

24 November @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Swarthmoor Hall Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 0JQ United Kingdom + Google Map

How does love require us to use our gifts to heal the world and let our lives truly speak? Tutors: David and Rosemary Brown Price; £35, includes lunch and refreshments Meetings

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