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East Garston Quakers

Welcome to our Meeting

Our Meeting House is in East Garston, a pretty village in the Berkshire downs.

On Sundays, about six people meet in Quaker worship. There is no programme or leader: anyone who feels called to speak may do so, but often Meetings for Worship are largely silent. After Meeting we have coffee and biscuits and a general chat. All are welcome.

Currently, there are no children in our Meeting, but they are very welcome. We have a separate room where children can go under supervision so they don’t have to attend the whole Meeting.

Details of Meetings for Worship and other upcoming events are in the calendar below

There is wheelchair access to the Meeting room, but we don’t have an accessible toilet.

Times of Meetings for Worship

Sundays: 11:00 to 12:00

Find us

East Garston Quaker (Friends) Meeting House

Back Street (opposite the Village Hall)

East Garston

Hungerford  RG17 7EX

Location: Back Street is the street nearest the main road which skirts the south side of East Garston village. The Meeting House is directly opposite the Village Hall which is on the junction of Back Street and Humphreys Lane.

Rail: The nearest station is Hungerford.

Bus: East Garston is on the bus route from Newbury to Lambourn. Buses run about five times each day, except on Sundays.

Parking: Parking is in the Village Hall car park opposite the Meeting House. Please leave the drive alongside the Meeting House free as this is needed by the people living in the cottage behind the Meeting House.

Contact us

Post: use the address above

Email (room hire)   Email (other enquiries)

More about East Garston Quakers

Room hire
We are pleased for others to use our Meeting House, and a wide range of organisations, individuals and groups hire our rooms. Further details are available here

Quaker Meeting House heritage project
In 2016, a survey was undertaken of the condition and use of all 345 Quaker Meeting houses in England. Findings will soon be made available.

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Upcoming events - East Garston

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Oct
26
Sat
10:00 am Berks & Oxon Regional Meeting @ Reading Quakers
Berks & Oxon Regional Meeting @ Reading Quakers
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The topic of the meeting is ‘Building Understanding and Tolerance in a Divided Society’, with the keynote speech delivered by Oliver Robertson, and a workshop ‘Opening our eyes’  run by Martin and Robyn Appleton. ‘Building…
Oct
27
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Nov
3
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Nov
10
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Nov
17
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Nov
24
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Dec
1
Sun
11:00 am Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Meeting for Worship @ East Garston Quakers
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
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