Walking In Sheffield; Sat 2nd June, 9.30am


Come with me and Zelly the dog on a walk around Grenoside and Birley Carr. Enjoy panoramic views across north Sheffield from Birley Edge as well as ancient woodland in Wheata Wood, Greno Woods and the historic Grenoside village.

Meet at 9.30am at the Shaw Hill Farm bus stop on Fox Hill Road. Buses 66 (at 9am) and 77 (at 8.50am) from the bus station via Hillsborough.

Distance 3.5 miles/5.5km.

Route here: http://goo.gl/maps/Lyl6

We hope to have a picnic breakfast enjoying the views over Sheffield, and then afterwards in Grenoside village.

Sheffield Equality news and events


Meetings etc

A Great British Street party at Nick’s

From 12 midday, Saturday 26th May, 85 Nethergreen Rd, Sheffield, S11 7EH.
UK Uncut pledge to bring our fight against cruel and cowardly austerity to Nick Clegg; the party is at Nick’s place in Sheffield, his constituency office, from midday. For more details go to:

Sheffield Equality Group

7pm Wednesday 6th June, Sheffield Quaker Meeting House, St James Street (just up from the Cathedral)

Yearly Meeting 2012: 25-28th May


Britain Yearly Meeting is this weekend. Many friends from our meeting will be attending, but you can follow proceedings from the website here:
and view the timetable here:

In particular, Rosie Carnall been asked to be one of the three Friends to speak in the BYM session on Friday evening to provide some initial feedback from the World Conference, and you may wish to hold her in the light.
You can read Rosie’s report to Sheffield friends here:

News of Dave Feickert

From our friend Dave Feickert:

In life, good health news needs to be communicated, as I see it, to help others and to provide feedback for those holding me in the light. Keep holding!.

I have been taking Chinese traditional medicine for one year now and it seems to be working. I have also had two targeted chemo sessions.

Dave Langridge in hospital

Dear Friends,

My dad, Dave Langridge, was unexpectedly taken into Northern General Hospital yesterday (Monday) with appendicitis. He had surgery in the late afternoon, which was successful.

He’s expecting to be kept in hospital for a few days. He would be happy to see visitors.

He’s on ward Firth 9; tel 0114 2266185.


Support Group for Bamford Quaker Community

From the Bamford Quaker Community (http://www.quakercommunity.org.uk/)

Dear Friends,

We are writing to ask you for expressions of interest in joining the Support
Group for the Community here from amongst your ranks of seasoned Friends and

As you probably know, the present Community is relatively new, having only
really started up about this time last year. Our vision for the Community is
to be a place of retreat and resource for Quakers and others, and as such we
will be limiting our resident community to between 10 and 12 adults so we

Shepley Spitfires play, 24,25,26th May; 7pm


Our friend Gill Buttery is involved in the production and performance of a new play, The Shepley Spitfires, about a local family during the second world war.

The play is to be performed at “Affinity” on Arundel Gate (next to T.J. Hughes). Performances are on Thursday 24th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th May with a 7.00 p.m. start (Bar opens at 6.30 p.m.)

Sheffield Quaker News and Balby Bulletin May 2012