Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre

Local nameWoodbrooke Quaker Study Centre
LocationBirmingham, UK

Woodbrooke Study Centre is a Quaker college in Selly Oak, Birmingham, England.

The only Quaker Study Centre in Europe, it was founded by George Cadbury in 1903 and occupies his former home on the Bristol Road. Woodbrooke's first Director of Studies was the biblical scholar J. Rendel Harris. Other early staff included Horace Gundry Alexander.The college was extended between 1907 and 1914 by the addition of a new wing, a new common room and Holland House, a men's hostel. By 1922 it was estimated that 1,250 British students and 400 foreign students had attended the college.It was federated with eight other nearby colleges, known collectively as Selly Oak Colleges.

Woodbrooke provides short courses on personal spiritual growth, theology, creative arts, and training for Quaker roles.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodbrooke_Quaker_Study_Centre

Official Website http://www.woodbrooke.org.uk/

Twitter https://twitter.com/woodbrookeuk

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/woodbrookeuk

Email enquiries@woodbrooke.org.uk

Phone +44 121 472 5171

Address 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham B29 6LJ, UK

Coordinates 52°25'52.399" N -1°56'52.953" E

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