Film Club

At January’s Film Club we talked about ‘Friendly Persuasion’ a film from 1956 starring Gary Cooper and Dorothy McGuire. Set in the American Civil War the film explores the reaction of Quakers (who are pacifists) to the war – which is getting ever closer to them. Would their principles hold firm as their friends neighbours and family are threated by the enemy forces?  You’ll need … Continue reading Film Club

Thought for the New Year

Here’s the text of an article that will appear in the Newark Advertiser on 07 January in the ‘Credo’ column For many millions of people around the world Christmas 2015 was all about the arrival of something that had been expected but that had been awaited for a very long time indeed.  Something that would bring great joy to many people all over the world. … Continue reading Thought for the New Year