Area Meeting Calendar 2023

Area Meetings for business take place four times a year. These are open to all members of Meetings in the area. Visitors are generally welcome if they apply in advance for permission to attend.

Area Meetings are usually held on Sundays, following Meeting for Worship at the host Local Meeting. During the Coronavirus pandemic Area Meeting is held online via Zoom.

Sun 12th MarchBradford on Avon
Sun 11th JuneDevizes
Sun 10th SeptemberFrome
Sun 10th DecemberBradford on Avon (blended)

Area Meeting Appointments for 2023

WWESAM currently operates without a Clerk. Each AM in session is clerked by the host Local Meeting. Continuity is provided by a combination of oversight by the Trustees and a handover process from each AM to the next.


NameLocal Meeting
Sally Harris (Clerk)Bath
Barbara Ridhiwani (Treasurer)Bath
Angela Le GriceBradford on Avon
Debbie NightingaleChippenham
Robin BrookesDevizes
Nicola GroveFrome
Chris PollockTrowbridge

Other Area Meeting Appointments:

Other AM appointments include:

  • Elders and Overseers for each Local Meeting
  • Registering Officer for Quaker Marriages
  • Advocate for Children and Young People
  • Safeguarding Coordinator
  • AM Correspondence Clerk
  • Collector of donations to Quaker work
  • Collector of data
  • Representatives on Meeting for Sufferings (National Quaker representative body)

If you would like to contact the current holder of any of these posts, please send an enquiry using the Contact Us form.

For Clerks of Local Meetings see the pages for each LM in the Our Quaker Meetings menu.