Forthcoming events

Our physical retreats programme is on hold and decisions on the dates of new retreats are pending a resolution of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Keep in touch with news about our plans including online events here.

Tuesdays November 2nd, 9th & 16th

‘Refugee Journeys’ – an online retreat

Three sessions focusing on the experience of Refugees arriving in the UK.  In this series we listen to individuals’ experiences, explore how the UK approaches asylum and consider possible personal and collective responses.  Contact us for further details and registration.

Spring 2022

Horton Community Farm, Bradford

A non-residential working retreat to be held over a series of Saturdays in the new year, supporting urban food growing project Horton Community Farm.  Further details to be announced.


Refugee Community Kitchen, Calais, France

Assisting with RCK’s essential work.  We will reschedule this event in due course.  However, RCK also accept volunteers as individuals – read more on their website.


Borgo Basino, Italy

A working retreat at an ecovillage and educational community, last visited by QVA in 2019.  We will reschedule this event in due course.

October 2022


An encounter based study tour.  Please get in touch if you’re interested in participating.

Ongoing programme

Local retreats supporting your community

Quaker Voluntary Action provides short term volunteer groups to support practical, usually unskilled work in locations across the UK and when feasible, abroad.  Drop us a line to talk about opportunities in your area.

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