Northern Friends Peace Board (NFPB) is a Quaker group that supports and encourages ‘the active promotion of peace in all its height and breadth’. We hope you find what you are looking for, and more, on this website.
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Quakers from throughout the North of Britain, meeting and working together ‘to advise and encourage Friends in the North … and through them their fellow citizens, in the active promotion of peace in all its height and breadth.’ Read more here.
Some reflections from the NFPB Coordinator, Philip Austin As the year began, we had not made definite plans for marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, but I had assumed we would have some sort of coming together in remembrance and commitment to peace at the British Quakers’ residential gathering that was to … Read more
We have been pleased to sign up to and support this statement, which can also be found – with the full list of signatories – on the CCND website Shortly after the bombings the international community came together at the United Nations to say “never again” and pledged to work for the elimination of nuclear … Read more
NFPB’s meeting (that was to have been in Glasgow this month) took place online, with 25 Friends present during the morning from across the north, and a representative from Quaker Peace & Social Witness. Whilst smaller groupings of NFPB had met via video conference since March, this was the first of our representatives. Shorter than … Read more
Northern Friends Peace Board members will be gathering via video conference on 20th June, the date on which we had planned to be meeting in Glasgow in person. Our previous meeting was at the end of February, a short time before things changed so dramatically in line with public-health measures. NFPB members have had two … Read more