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Open Day, Sat 9 Sep 2017

Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days


Heritage Open Days


6 The Friars,

Events at this Venue


Quakers have been meeting in Canterbury since the earliest days in the middle of the 17th century.

Although the former Meeting House (on Canterbury Lane) was destroyed by an air raid during the Second World War, the current Meeting House offers visitors the peaceful atmosphere of a Quaker place of worship. In the Meeting Room, displays illustrate both the history of Quakers in Canterbury, and what concerns Quakers today. There is also a display in the Children's Room that illustrates the involvement of children in our Meeting. In the Library, short talks about Quaker worship will be given periodically throughout the day, followed by a short period of silent worship in which visitors will be invited to participate. Quakers will be available to answer questions over tea and coffee. The garden, beside the River Stour, part-bounded by old Quaker gravestones, is a pleasant place to sit in contemplation.

Access: No car parking on site.

Organised by: Canterbury Quakers.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 Sep 2017 11:00 to 16:00
Directions: Just the other side of the River Stour from the Marlowe Theatre.


No booking required.

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Map reference: TR 148580  Lat: 51.28067 Long: 1.07925

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station

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