Great Yarmouth Meeting
Great Yarmouth Meeting is a traditionally simple meeting house has been a place of Quaker worship since 1694, although Quakers were active in the town several decades earlier. Its long history stretches back to the C14 when Augustinian Friars occupied the site. The walled garden provides a peaceful oasis in the centre of town.
Quaker Meeting House, Howard Street South, Great Yarmouth, NR30 1LN.
(on the corner of Howard Street South and Austin Row (Row 60).
Car parking available on the adjacent GYBC managed pay and display car park.
Great Yarmouth Meeting House is not very disabled accessible. There are steps to enter the building and very high steps within the building. There is an adapted toilet but not a proper disabled toilet, and no hearing loop.
Times of Meeting Worship
Sunday 10.30am to 11.30am.
Hiring a Room
The main meeting room is available for hire with the option of including the undercroft if concurrently hired (accessible by stairs only).
Access to the garden and the kitchen for light refreshments is included in all hirings.
Current (2020) hire rates are per session (a session being a morning, lunchtime, afternoon or evening of up to 3 hours duration) main room £28.50; undercroft £15.75. Where the purpose of the organisation is convergent with Quaker testimonies a discount may be available at the meeting’s discretion reducing the hire charge for the main room to £25 and the undercroft to £14 per session.
One-off or very short sequences of hirings are not accepted because hirers need to be inducted to open and re-secure the building as there is no caretaking available.