Temporary Change of VenueImportant updates on venue changes for our drop-in sessions during the refurbishment of the Friends Meeting House.

The Quakers are about to start their refurbishment of The Friends Meeting House. The first stage takes place the week of 22nd July. During this week, our drop-in sessions will temporarily move to St. John’s Church Hall, St. John’s Road, Newbury. We will be open as usual on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9am – 3pm. Please note no lunches will be available this week. All activities will run as normal.

From Monday 5th August, our drop-in sessions will relocate to the Royal British Legion on Pelican Lane, Newbury. We will be open on Mondays and Thursdays only, from 10 am to 4 pm. We will continue offering all our usual activities. The Friday gardening club will continue, 10am -12pm at our raised beds in Newbury town centre and Shaw House. Everyone is welcome.

Please note, that there is no parking available at the Royal British Legion. However, there is free parking for two hours along Pelican Lane in designated bays and free parking for Blue Badge Holders in the council car park on Pelican Lane. Other parking in this car park will incur charges. We would suggest car sharing wherever possible.

Newbury Weekly News – Best In Business Awards!

Eight Bells received nominations and made it to the shortlist for both the NWN Charity of the Year and Team of the Year Awards. We were thrilled to win the Team of the Year Award.

Poetry In Mind!

A gathering at FMH celebrated the publication of a Poetry Book written by members for the West Berks Poetry in Mind initiative. Copies of the book, showcasing our talented member’s work are available for reading at the Friends Meeting House.

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