Caring for what we love in the face of environmental threats

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2021-09-24 19:00 - 20:30
Glasgow Quaker Meeting House
Address: 38 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PS
In this evening’s panel discussion, invited speakers  will talk about some particular challenges depicted by Loving Earth panels of their choice, what is being or can be done locally,  and what more needs to be done at national and international levels. There will also be opportunities for audience participation. 

Speakers will include:

Alistair McIntosh - Glasgow Quaker and environmental campaigner
Zarina Ahmed - Climate change and environment officer
Gillian McFarland - Visual artist working on land use
 Lindsey Fielder Cook -  Quaker United Nations Organisation
Jon Slowe: Director, Delta Energy & Environment consultancy

Rici Marshall Cross  (Edinburgh Quakers) will be the MC.

This panel discussion will be held both at Glasgow Meeting House and on Zoom, and is Free.

Book here to join us on Zoom

Book here to join us at Glasgow Meeting House,   (numbers limited for COVID restrictions. subject to availability of space and COVID restrictions).


Related upcoming events

  • 2021-09-18 - 2021-09-25 All day

    An exhibition of Loving Earth Project panels from our collection will be held at St Mary's Church in Wendover, as part of  Great Big Green Week, from 18 to 25th September.

    The exhibition opening times are as follows:

    • Saturday 18th September: 12.00-17.00
    • Sunday 19th September:   12.30-17.00
    • Weekdays:                         11.30-17.00
    • Saturday 25th September: Workshop 11.00-16.00
    • Sunday 26th September:   12.30-17.00



  • 2021-09-18 - 2021-11-12 All day

    A selection of Loving Earth Project's textile panels will be on display in the foyer of Maryhill Burgh Hall during COP 26 and in the weeks before it.

    Come and see some beautiful textile images in different styles made by a variety of people in around the world, about some of the things they personally love, what needs to happen to avoid damage to them from climate and environmental breakdown,  and what the panel- makers are doing to help.

    What do you love?  You can also add your own contribution to the installation of Loving Earth postcards at Maryhill Burgh Halls.


    Opening times are generally Monday – Friday (10am – 5pm). This may be extended as Covid eases. Please see the Hall website for updates and more details.

  • 2021-09-23 19:00 - 2021-09-23 20:30

    Join this Zoom event, organised by Christian Aid Scotland, exploring how creativity can inspire us to change the world.

    We’ll be talking with people who advocate for climate justice through creative practice. The panel of guests includes:

    • ID Campbell, UNESCO artist
    • David Coleman, Chaplain for Eco-Congregations Scotland
    • Dr Anna Fisk, climate activist, theologian and knitter
    • Rev Kathy Galloway, poet and hymn writer
    • Linda Murgatroyd, Quaker Arts Network and Loving Earth Project co-ordinator
    • Seonaid Knox, Prophetic Activist for Christian Aid, will guide our creative and curious conversations.

    Details and bookings  here

    This event is being held as part of Climate Fringe Week.

    For more information about this pre-COP26 festival, check out the Climate Fringe website.


  • 2021-09-24 - 2021-09-26 All day

    A selection of Loving Earth panels will be happening as part of this festival at the Tayport Auld Kirk from 24th to 26th September.

    Details to follow and at

  • 2021-09-25 00:00 - 2022-02-05 00:00

    A display of Loving Earth panels will be on show at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Dumbarton from 25 September until the end of January 2022.

    A series of textile workshops will be organised during the course of the exhibition.

    Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm . See the museum's website for further details of exhibition opening times, access and associated events.
    NB Please check covid-related information on the museum's website and book your ticket in advance where possible.



  • 2021-09-25 All day

    Drop – in, facilitated textile workshops at 10.30am – 12.30 and 1.30pm – 3.30pm to coincide with the opening of the Loving Earth Project exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum in Dumbarton.










  • 2021-09-25 11:00 - 2021-09-25 15:00

    This community fair  is  part of West Midlands wide BIG GREEN WEEK to demand action on the climate and ecological emergency.

    Speakers, tables and activities identifying how a sustainable future can start in Cotteridge,  includes a small display of Loving Earth Panels and information and guidance on how to get involved.
    Opportunities for fun,  learning and good company for all ages!
  • 2021-10-23 10:00 - 2021-10-23 15:00

    A display of Loving Earth panels and associated materials will be shown as part of this Interfaith Ecofair.


    October 23rd Interfaith Eco-Fair at St.Peter’s Church, St.Peter’s Street, Canterbury, 10.00-15.00

  • 2021-10-26 14:30 - 2021-10-26 18:30

    Selected Loving Earth panels will be on display at an event organised by Canterbury Climate Action Partnership.

    This will be in the foyer of Canterbury College , Lower Chantry Lane, 14.00-18.30.

  • 2021-11-03 19:00 - 2021-11-03 20:30
    In this evening’s panel discussion, invited participants from different parts of the world will select some Loving Earth panels as a starting point to discuss particular threats their communities are facing and what is needed to to address the issues, including at international levels.

    This event will be held both on Zoom and at the Glasgow Quaker Meeting House, and is Free.

    To attend on Zoom please book via this link: Eventbrite Caring-for-what-we-love-in-the-world-in-the-face-of-environmental-threats-ONLINE

    To attend in person at the Meeting House, please book via this link: Eventbrite Caring-for-what-we-love-in-the-world-in-the-face-of-environmental-threats-tickets-MEETING HOUSE