Please note we now have an online Tuesday sitting group. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the Zoom link to join the group.
Please see our Supporting our Sangha Online page for further details.
We hope to return to our in-person sitting group as soon as possible and as appropriate.
Details of sitting group prior to coronavirus restrictions
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 £2.00. There is also parking in the side streets nearby behind the meeting house.
The evening runs as follows:
o 40 minutes 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 at 7:15 for the meditation to start at 7:30. Please arrive on time.
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
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 Jill on 0117 955 1360.
Deepening our Practice online October – December 2021