Details of Welwyn Garden City Quaker Meeting

Welwyn Garden City Quaker Meeting House Location: Quaker Meeting House, 109 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6SP
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Day of Meeting: Every Sunday
Time of Meeting: 08:00am* and 10:30am (*except first Sunday when 10:30 only)
Children: Children are welcome to attend our 10.30am meeting on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month - see below for more information.

Contact:
All enquiries - 01707 328 402 (answerphone when unattended)
General Enquiries - wgcquakermeeting@gmail.com
Please follow us on Twitter - @WGCQuakers

Directions, Transport and Parking:
The Meeting House is next to the Barn Theatre.
Bus: 300 (Sundays 405), stop outside Meeting House
Train: Welwyn Garden City station, ⅔ mile (Great Northern services from London King's Cross, Peterborough and Cambridge)

Sunday Meetings:
The early Meeting is held at 8am, lasts for 45 minutes and is followed by a simple breakfast. The 10.30am Meeting lasts for an hour, and is usually followed by coffee.

Both Meetings are times of silence, which for some might be an opportunity for thought or meditation, for others prayer. Into this silence from time to time someone may offer a reading or spoken ministry.

Children are welcome to attend our 10.30am meeting on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month. After the first 15 minutes they are taken out by two adults to a room where things of interest to their age group are explored. We do not indoctrinate, but hope that we can convey something of what Quakers believe, and how that affects our attitude to the world and the way we try to live our lives.

Hiring the Quaker Meeting House:
Our Quaker Meeting House has three rooms that are hired out Monday to Friday:
• A large hall for up to 150 people (The Main Hall);
• A small hall for up to 40 people (The Marsden Room); and
• A side room for up to 12 seated (The Friends Room).

Rates, terms and conditions, and booking form are available in pdf* & word* formats.  (*download the document by clicking on it, then clicking on the "download" box.) Our 2017 bookings calendar is also available

We welcome telephone enquirers to explore whether this is the right venue for you (01707 328 402), or email a question to wgcquakerwardens@gmail.com.

Please note, we are now very busy and have only one evening slot available in our main two rooms (Wednesday night from 8pm). If you are seeking a weekly booking, please check our reserved slots before making an enquiry. We do not take one-off or highly irregular bookings. To confirm bookings we require an emailed booking form (in pdf* or word* format), or a signed paper copy if you are unable to provide this via email.

This is a non-alcohol venue let on the basis of leaving the venue at least as as well as you find it. We do not take weekend bookings or children’s parties at any times. You may find our nearby Backhouse Room is suitable for these.

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