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Spring One Day Regional Meeting - Exeter, Devon

May 6th 2017
Friends Meeting House, Wynards Lane, Exeter, EX2 4HU

10.30 am Arrival tea/coffee  
10.55 Welcome
11.00 QFHS Member - 'A Brief History of Exeter Meeting'
11.15 John Bell of Spicelands - 'A History of Spicelands Meeting'
12.10 Dr. Paul Collins - QFHS Member: 'Experience of participation in Radical Spirituality' (the Lancashire University online course on the early history of the Quakers).
13.00 Lunch: (not provided, please bring your own food)

14.00 Peter Fisher of Coldharbour Mill Museum - 'Thomas Fox and the Industrial Revolution in the Culm Valley'
15.00 Dr Todd Gray - of the Devonshire Association - 'The Historical Context to the late 17th and 18th century activity of Quakers in Exeter'
16.00 QFHS members - QFHS members short talks on their Devon Quaker families
16.30 Final discussion, tea and depart
Everyone welcome - you do not need to be a member of QFHS - bring a friend.
Tea & Coffee will be available.
The Society bookstall will be present.

Getting there:

Exeter Meeting is near the centre of the town.
Off Western Way inner ring road through Exeter, signed Pavilion Place.
Limited Parking but two city car parks (pay) within easy reach.


There is a charge of £5 per person
Hope to arrange an optional visit by cars either in the evening or an adjacent day to Spicelands. Places will be limited and must be booked in advance.

  • Please book your place by e-mailing the organiser Margaret Page Click here
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