Beccles Friends Meeting House is an attractive 18th century building with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, centrally-situated in the busy market town. It is blessed with a lovingly tended courtyard garden shared with the community, providing a calm, peaceful place to pause away from the bustle and distraction of the nearby town centre.
Quaker Meeting House, 15A Smallgate, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9AB.
There is usually one parking space at the meeting house by arrangement.
Nearby free parking at local supermarkets (e.g. Tesco, Roys) for a specific period of time, plus pay & display. Also some on-road parking. For more information about car parks see Beccles Meeting website.
Pedestrian access is from Smallgate and Newgate.
Bus / Railway Stations:
Bus and coach station can be found in Old Market, and the station is also nearby.
Downstairs Beccles Meeting House is accessible to wheelchair-users, including toilet. Upstairs is not currently accessible in this way. Meetings for worship and discussions take place downstairs.
There is a hearing loop system in the main meeting room. Large print copies of Quaker faith & practice are available.
If you have a disability which you think will make your visit to our Meeting House difficult, please contact us in advance.
Beccles Meeting welcomes children and young people but it is easier if we know in advance. Please get in touch.
Times of Meeting Worship
Sunday 10.30am - 11.30am. followed by tea/coffee and biscuits
Friday 12.30pm - 1.00pm
Some Friday meetings are followed by led discussion until 2.00pm. Bring your own packed lunch (please enquire for details of planned topics)
Hiring a Room
Hiring a Room
Beccles Meeting House has two rooms available for hire to local community groups at affordable cost.
Rooms are hired per session, a session being either a morning, afternoon or evening. For current rates please see https://becclesquakers.org.uk/hire-a-room/.
The resources we have available are: free WiFi; flipchart, screen, a number of trestle tables, plus some smaller card tables. There is an electronic keyboard downstairs. TV/AV equipment is available downstairs. For more information please contact us.
If you would like to enquire about hiring a room please email firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred), or leave a message on 01502 712379.
Please note that Beccles Meeting is not responsible for Quaker Hall.