Welcome to our Meeting
Our Meeting House is very close to Newbury town centre.
On Sundays, about 20 people meet for Quaker worship. If you arrive early we have a pleasant garden in which to spend time. We always welcome visitors and invite them, if they wish, to introduce themselves to the gathered Meeting. Our Meetings for Worship are, in the main, silent, but anyone may speak as the Spirit moves them.
We always have refreshments and a chat after the Meeting, when you can find out about our mid-week discussion group, our library, our garden and our activities on behalf of the local community.
We don’t have children attending the Meeting at present, but if you would like to bring children we should love them to come. Please let us know so we can provide suitable activities.
Details of Meetings for Worship and other upcoming events are in the calendar below.
The Meeting House is wheelchair friendly, with an accessible toilet.
Times of Meetings for Worship
Sundays: 10:30 to 11:30
Newbury Quaker (Friends) Meeting House
1 Highfield Avenue
Berkshire RG14 5DS
Location: Highfield Avenue is a small road off Mayor’s Lane, behind the bus station at the Market Street end of the Kennet Shopping Centre.
Train: Newbury station is a five minute walk.
Bus: Newbury Bus Station is adjacent to the Meeting House.
Parking: There is large multi-storey car park in the Kennet Centre (pay on exit), and an open air car park beside the Bus Station (pay and display); charges apply on Sundays. Both car parks are within three minutes’ walk from the Meeting House.
More about Newbury Quakers
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.