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Tuesday evening sitting group

The sitting group meets every Tuesday evening at the Central Quaker Meeting House, Champion Square, Bristol BS2 9DB. The sit begins at 7:30pm. These evenings are a good way to meet others and have a taste of what we have to offer. All are welcome.

The Meeting House is within walking distance of the Marlborough Street Bus Station – Walk along Bond Street and turn left into Wellington Road. Buses 8, 9, 43a, 544, 545. Alight at Penn Street or Bond Street. Cross the main road by the footbridge. Parking is available for about 6 cars in the Meeting House forecourt on a first come first serve basis. There is car parking in Cabot Circus which costs £3.00. after 5.00pm. There is also parking in the side streets nearby behind the meeting house.

The evening runs as follows:
o  40 minutes silent meditation
o  Tea break
o  Deepening our Practice – sessions based on the interests of our sangha (our community of practice). Please click on calendar icon below for more details.

Please arrive by 7:15pm for the meditation to start at 7:30pm. Please arrive on time as we lock the front door at 7:30pm.

We have mats for sitting and the meeting house has a few cushions, you may want to bring your own cushion. Chairs are provided.

If you have not attended before or are a beginner you will be very welcome. You will be approached by the facilitator for that evening who will ask about your experience of meditation.

If you have not meditated before you may wish to look at our Beginners Guide to Insight Meditation page here before you come along. The page includes a basic instruction on meditation and links to guided meditations.

Suggested Donation for the evening
£5.00 waged
£3.00 unwaged

Donations can be made online by paying into the following bank account:

  • Sort Code: 08-92-99
  • Account Number:  65331866

Donations of packets of tea and biscuits are invited.

There is no need to book a place, simply come along. However, if you would like to talk to someone about coming along please call Jonathan on 07785 352714.

Deepening our Practice programme July – September 2024