Southern Marches Area Quaker Meeting

Southern Marches Area Quaker Meeting (SMAQM) covers a large geographic area from southern Herefordshire to mid-Shropshire and into mid-Wales. The Area Meeting has some of the oldest continually-used Friends Meeting Houses and is an active Quaker community.

Quakers in Britain

Quakers in Britain have a complex structure made up of different meetings, groups and committees. Britain Yearly Meeting is the charitable organisation which supports and works on behalf of all Quakers in Britain.

Meeting of Friends in Wales (MFW)

Throughout Wales and the border regions there are active communities of Quakers.


Woodbrooke is many things to many people. Our learning programmes inform and motivate Quakers, those of other faiths or none. Our inspiring venue in Birmingham offers space for meetings and events; and we welcome those looking for a unique bed & breakfast experience.

Almeley Village

Almeley is a rural village in southern Herefordshire.

The Pales

The Pales is a Historic Meeting House and burial ground with a Warden’s Cottage attached, situated in a peaceful hillside setting in Powys close to its border with Herefordshire.
It is the oldest Quaker Meeting house in continuous use in Wales and is of great emotional and spiritual significance to many both within and without the Quaker community