June is Buddhist Action Month 2017!

It’s just a few weeks until the start of Buddhist Action Month 2017: BAM! The NBO’s BAM Co-ordinator, Christine Thuring writes: “For a small UK-based project initiated in 2012 by the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK, BAM’s growth and expansion to other parts of the world has been phenomenal. We can consider it a new annual contemporary …. Read More >

Conference: Buddhist practice and liturgy in the UK: challenges and opportunities

All are welcome to this conference/workshop run by the UK Association for Buddhist Studies, to bring scholars and practitioners of different traditions together in exploring themes of shared interest. Saturday 20th May 2017 10am-5pm Manchester Centre for Buddhist Meditation  19-21 High Lane, Chorlton Manchester, M21 9DJ See here for a map: https://www.samatha.org/what-we-offer/classes/manchester Programme 10.00 Registration 10.15 …. Read More >

New Chair for the NBO

Last month saw Val Stephenson retire as Chair of the NBO, to be replaced by Juliet Hackney (to right of picture). Val, a member of Soka Gakkai-UK writes, “I have thoroughly enjoyed being Chair of the NBO for the last couple of years. Chairing and working in the NBO is a unique opportunity. The NBO …. Read More >

Course: Starting out in Health Care Chaplaincy

Starting out in Health Care Chaplaincy A course designed to introduce prospective chaplains to the world of Health Care and ChaplaincyInter-faith training days in Birmingham Thursday 2nd February & Monday 3rd April 2017| Buddhist support day in Birmingham Friday 24th March 2017 Inter-faith training days in Manchester Thursday 4th May & Monday 3rd July 2017 …. Read More >