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October 24 - October 30
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    Words for the Earth: an online poetry event

    19:30 -20:00

    Join us on Zoom for readings of their poetry by four Quaker poets, responding to the climate crisis,  introduced by Jennifer Kavanagh.

    • Ella Otomewo is a poet who found her voice in the spoken word community years ago, and now writes for both the page and the stage. She lives in Manchester.
    • Philip Gross is mostly a poet, for adults and young people, a former academic and a keen collaborator across art forms.  He won the T. S. Eliot Prize, 2009. His home is in South Wales. 
    • Sam Donaldson writes poetry, runs spiritual retreats and has been active on a range of peace, humanitarian and environmental issues. He’s based in Humberside.
    • Stevie Krayer is a poet whose publications include three collections of poetry and an anthology (co-edited with R V Bailey) of Quaker poets. Brought up in London’s East End, she has lived in Wales for nearly 30 years.

    Jennifer Kavanagh worked in publishing for many years and has written a number of fiction and non-fiction books herself.

    Free but advance booking essential . Book here .All welcome.

    This event is organised by the Quaker Arts Network

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    Loving Earth event at Canterbury College

    14:00 -18:30
    Lower Chantry Lane, Canterbury
    Ninety-Five Percent

    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.

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    Loving Earth exhibition at the Gorbals church

    All day

    The Loving Earth exhibition of 50 panels of the Loving Earth Project will open on 30th October, continuing Fridays to Mondays till 14th October.

    There will also be textile workshops on 30 October (3pm) and 7 November (2.30 pm). Free . Just turn up – though workshops start promptly.

    Public Opening Times:

    Sat 30th Oct: 2.30-6pm, with workshop 3-4.30pm

    Sun 31st : 2pm-8pm

    Mon 1st Nov: 11am-8pm

    Fri 5th:           4pm-8pm

    Sat 6th:          11am-6pm

    Sun 7th:         2pm-8pm, with workshop 2.30-4pm

    Mon 8th:        11am-8pm

    Fri 12th:         4pm-8pm

    Sat 13th:        11am-6pm

    Sun 14th:       2pm-8pm, Final day

    Gorbals Parish Church, Lipton House, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

    Loving Earth Project Sewing Circle

    10:30 -12:00

    A chance to sew , draw or progress your Loving Earth
    panel in the online company of others, quietly chatting if you feel like it, to share inspiration and support each other.

    Facilitated informally by Jasmine Piercy.

    Starts at 10.30 am UK time

    Email  for the Zoom link. Free.

    Loving Earth Project Workshop

    15:00 -16:30
    1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA

    Would you like to make your own textile panel as part of the Loving Earth Project? Come along to our  free workshop  on the opening day of the Loving Earth exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, on Saturday 30 October from 3pm to 4.30pm. Materials provided but you are welcome to bring some of your own.

    Doors open at 2.30 pm for the exhibition at Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow G5 0RA  and you are welcome to stay on after the workshop. 

Exhibitions and some of the associated events are supported by