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Isle of Wight Local Quaker Meeting

Friends Meeting Room
The Rope Store
Quay Arts Centre
Sea Street
Newport
Isle of Wight PO30 5BD

Days and times of Meetings for Worship

Our meeting room is open for meetings for worship, following current guidelines, on Sundays at 10.30am for a meeting lasting one hour and on Wednesdays at 12.30pm for a meeting lasting half an hour. Following both these meetings contact is made with those in our Zoom meetings. Owing to restrictions on numbers we ask you to telephone 01983 730252 each time you wish to attend.

Meetings are held via Zoom on Sundays 11-11.30 and on Wednesdays 12.30-1.pm. You are welcome to join these meetings 15 minutes before the meeting starts and to remain afterwards for afterword, news of Friends, notices and talking to one another and to those meeting in the Rope Store. Please email or telephone 01983 759024 for details.

Correspondence to Isle of Wight Quakers, The Rope Store, Quay Arts, Sea Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO40 9PS.

About Us

We enjoy welcoming visitors, including anyone new to Quaker meetings, in the Rope Store meeting room when numbers allow and in our meetings on Zoom.

There is a Freshwater House Group which usually meets on the second Tuesday in the month from 2.30 p.m. till 4.00 p.m. Please contact 01983 759428 for more information.

Correspondence to Isle of Wight Quakers, The Rope Store, Quay Arts Centre, Sea Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO40 9PS or by email to

Directions

On foot : 10 minutes walk from the Bus Station. Leave the Bus Station to the north near the Library and after crossing the road take Town Lane and cross Pyle Street. Continue with the Minster on your left to the High Street. Cross, bearing right past the Museum of Island History and go down Quay Street. Turn left into Sea Street and right into Little London. Use side entrance to the Quay Arts Centre. There is disabled access and a toilet is available in the Arts Centre, which is open from 10am to 4pm and has a cafe.

By car : There are two car parks in Sea Street at which charges apply.


The Religious Society of Friends:
The First 350 Years in
Newport and the Isle of Wight

A History of Local Quakerism from 1657
by Patrick A. Nott, 2011