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England and Northern Ireland

If solicitors or McKenzie Friends attend our meetings, their presence should not be taken as an endorsement or recommendation of their services by FNF.

Any support or guidance provided to visitors at our meetings is for them to consider and evaluate for themselves, whether provided by professionals or others at the meeting.

Confidentiality - Family Court proceedings are subject to tough legal restrictions by the court - For more details see Practice Direction 12G.

All meetings take place under the Chatham House Rule. This states:
When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

Listings followed by ' * ' are branches; these groups have a formal committee and constitution. Those without ' * ' are meetings with no formal committee or constitution. Branches and meetings both offer support and guidance to parents, grandparents and wider family. All are welcome!

We wish we had more branches to offer you, but please only contact branches nearest you as our branch volunteers are unable to cover all parts of the country. Thank you.

Occasionally events can result in a meeting being cancelled without us being informed in time. So we do recommend that you check with a branch or group beforehand that a meeting is taking place.

We appreciate your feedback. Let us know what you experienced at our Branch meetings - whether good or bad, we'd like to know!     admin@fnf.org.uk

Venue Date & Time Contact

London Central*

The George
1 D'Arblay St
Soho
London W1F 8DG

Upstairs room

(nearest station: Oxofd Circus)

8.00pm every Monday (excluding Bank Holidays)

Solicitor clinic 6-8pm
1st Monday of each month
subject to availability

***

NB we would appreciate your help to ensure that we can continue to use this venue by purchasing a drink. Thank you

***

Vincent McGovern 07944 295 672

info@clb.fnf.org.uk

More info

London North*

Tally Ho Pub, High Road
North Finchley
London
N12 0BP

8.00pm, 3rd Monday of each month.


Vincent: 07944 295 672

London South & Bromley*

O'Neil's
27-29 East Street
Bromley
Kent
BR1 1QE
7:30pm -10pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month.

John: 07747 001726

info.southlondon@fnf.org.uk

johndenbigh@yahoo.co.uk

London West*

The Crowne Plaza Hotel
Bridges Wharf
Battersea
SW11 3RP

7.30pm - 9.30pm, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Solicitor Clinic 1st and 3rd Wednesday.

 James: 020 8871 0823 (9.30am - 6.00pm, Monday - Friday only)

jamesjonklaas@gmail.com

 

London East (Tower Hamlets)*

Unit C5 3 Bradbury Street
London N16 8JN

Use entry phone for access Nearest Tube Dalston Junction/Kingsland Over Ground Buses 67, 76, 149, 243, 488

6.30pm - 9pm
2nd and 4th Thursday
of each month.

(Pro-bono solicitor
advice open to members
during meeting)

Ian: 07943 054 258

eastlondon@fnf.org.uk

www.eastlondon.fnf.org.uk

London North West (Harrow)

The Three Wishes
20 The Broadwalk
Pinner Road
North Harrow
Middlesex
HA2 6ED
7.30pm-9.30pm every Tuesday and 12:30pm-2pm
every Saturday

Bal Sanghera 07714 244 447

David: 07792 185 789

harrowfnf@gmail.com

More Info

     

Bristol (Website)

Barton Hill Settlement
43 Ducie Road
Barton Hill
BRISTOL BS5 0AX
7.30pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month.

0871 237 2375

info@bristol.fnf.org.uk

http://bristol.fnf.org.uk

Cambridge (Branch Page)

Arbury Community Centre
Campkin Road
Cambridge
CB4 2LD
7.30pm, 2nd & 4th Wednesday each month.

*Brian: 07801 233831

*Only 7.30 to 11pm Mon to Fri

info@cambridge.fnf.org.uk

Chelmsford

  Phone and email support by arrangement
info@chelmsford.fnf.org.uk

Crawley, Horsham & Horley

Crawley Labour and Social Club
Ifield Avenue
West Green
Crawley Sussex
RH11 7AJ

 

Meetings 2nd Monday of
each month at 7.30pm

 

Richard: 07762 380633

info@horley.fnf.org.uk

Epsom*

The Green Man
71 High Street
Ewell Village
Surrey
KT17 1RX

7.30pm - 10.30pm, 1st Wednesday of each month.

0300 0300 110

Check date and time of next meeting: http://www.epsom.fnf.org.uk/

Exeter* (Website)

White Ensign Club (Next door to St George Meeting House)
Trinity House
South Street
EX1 1ED

 

8.00pm Last Thursday of each month.

contact:   0870 167 3386 (24/7) message service 

info@exeter.fnf.org.uk

http://exeter.fnf.org.uk

Farnham

Friends Meeting House
36 Tilford Road
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 8DL
8.00pm, 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Steve: 01428 727 373

info@farnham.fnf.org.uk
http://www.farnham.fnf.org.uk/

Hastings

The White Rock Hotel
Hastings
East Sussex
TN34 1JU
7.00 - 9.00pm, 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Jo - 07415 857186

Hemel Hempstead

St Paul's, Parish Room
Solway
Hemel Hempstead
HP2 5QN

7:00pm, 2nd Wednesday of every month. Christian: 07939 222752

Keith: 01442 236229

Ipswich*

Dencora Business Centre
36  White House Road
Ipswich
IP1 5LT
6.30-8.30pm, 2nd Monday of each month

Andrew: 07798 640 022

Kevin: 07510 665 493

Victoria: 07764 844 194


Leeds Central*

Veritas Ale & Wine Bar
43 Great George Street,
Leeds
LS1
3BB

7.00pm, 1st Tuesday of each month. Please email to check if meeting is taking place).

 

support@fnfyorkshire.org.uk

Leicester

Quaker Meeting House
16 Queens Road
Leicester
LE2 1WP
7:00pm to 9:00pm on 2nd Tuesday of each month. Wayne: 0116 243 3349

Liverpool-Wirral*

Normal venue

Fly in the Loaf (first floor)
Hardman Street
Liverpool
Merseyside L1 9AS

7pm - 9pm, 1st Thursday of every month.

Mark:07973 825848

http://www.liverpool.fnf.org.uk/

Manchester* (Website)

Friends Meeting House 
6 Mount Street
Manchester
M2 5NS

7.00pm, 1st Wednesday of every month 

Charles: 07943 358511

info@manchester.fnf.org.uk

http://manchester.fnf.org.uk

Gibfield Enterprise Centre
Suite 3
1 Gibfield Park Avenue
Atherton, Manchester
M46 0SU

7.00pm, 3rd Tuesday of every month

Charles: 07943 358511

info@manchester.fnf.org.uk

http://manchester.fnf.org.uk

Newcastle* (Website)

Ouseburn Community Centre
Mowbray Street
Ouseburn
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 5PA

7.00pm - 9.30pm, 1st Tuesday
and 3rd Thursday of each month.


 07493 506074

 

fnfnortheastcolin@gmail.com

http://north.east.fnf.org.uk

Northampton*

Training Room, TESCO
Weston Favell Shopping Centre
Northampton
NN3 8JZ

7.30pm - 9.30pm, 1st Tuesday each month.

Peter: 07816 905439

peterjs65@hotmail.com

Northern Ireland

Hudson Bar
Gresham Street
Belfast
BT1 1JN
7.30pm, 1st Wednesday of each month.

Joe: 07711 022 151

info@belfast.fnf.org.uk

Nottingham

The Vale
Mansfield Road
Woodthorpe
Nottingham
NG5 3GG

7.00 - 9.30 pm, 1st Monday of each month (except Christmas and Bank Holidays)

Situated between Daybrook and Woodthorpe on the main Mansfield Road

Neil: 07793 704 469 (outside of office hrs)
info@nottingham.fnf.org.uk

Nottingham Branch Page

Oxford*

Duke of Monmouth
260 Avenue Road
Oxford
OX1 4TA

7.00pm, either 1st Monday or 1st Tuesday each month. Please check with the branch for details. 

 

Rick: 07921 857 558

Plymouth (Website)

Various central venues
See branch site

Meetings 1st or 2nd Wednesday
of each month at 7:30pm.

Andy: 01752 793 325
Philly: 01752 770 699

info@plymouth.fnf.org.uk

http://plymouth.fnf.org.uk

Reading* (Website)

The Bell
The Street
Waltham St Lawrence
Reading
RG10 0JJ

8:00pm, 1st, 3rd, 5th Monday of each month
(on Tuesday if the Monday falls on a bank holiday).

Please contact the Branch to confirm details on these dates.

Ring to check:
Alain: 07876 680256
Pub telephone: 0118 394178
For enquiries please visit:
http://reading.fnf.org.uk

Sheffield

Old Queens Head
Pond Street
Sheffield
S1 2BG
7.30pm, 2nd Monday of each month.

Mark:01246 268 174

http://www.sheffield.fnf.org.uk

Solent (Website)

Tescos Extra Havant
Solent Rd
Havant
Havant Hampshire
PO9 1TR
Always check http://solent.fnf.org.uk/ for details of next  meeting

Allan: 07722 444480

http://www.solent.fnf.org.uk/

fnfsolent@gmail.com

Southport

Parenting 2000
The Lodge
Mornington Road
 Southport
PR9 0TS

 7.45pm, Last Thursday of each month.

Adrian: 07479 636 445

Kev: 07795 327 023

 

 

Wakefield* (Website)

Henry Boons Public House
130 Westgate
Wakefield
WF2 9SR

Normally 7.00pm the 3rd Thursday of each month, but currently temporarily not in operation.

 


 

York (Website)

The Meeting Room
Church of Saint Paulinus
Monkton Road
York
YO31 9AX
7.00pm - 8.30pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month.

http://www.fnfyorkshire.org.uk

support@fnfyorkshire.org.uk

 

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Scotland

Venue Date & Time Contact

FNF Scotland National Office

10 Palmerston Place
Edinburgh
EH12 5AU
For meetings in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Stirling and Glasgow, see other entries.

Ian or John: 0131 557 2440

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Grammar School FP Club Centre
86 Queen's Road
Aberdeen
AB15 4YQ

7.00pm to 9.00pm, 3rd Thursday of each month.

Ian or John: 0131 557 2440
info@fnfscotland@.org
http://www.fnfscotland.org.uk/aberdeen

Edinburgh

10 Palmerston Place
Edinburgh
EH12 5AU
7.00pm to 9.00pm, 1st Monday of each month.

Ian or John: 0131 557 2440
info@fnfscotland.org
http://www.fnfscotland.org.uk/edinburgh

Glasgow

O'Neill's
71-73 Albion St
Merchant Square
Glasgow
G1 1NY (in conservatory)
7.00pm, 3rd Monday of each month.

 

Alastair: 0131 557 2440

info@fnfscotland.org

http://www.fnfscotland.org.uk/glasgow

Stirling

Family Life Centre
2nd floor, 61-63 Murray Place
Stirling
FK8 1AP
7.00pm - 9pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Ian or John: 0131 557 2440

info@fnfscotland.org

http://www.fnfscotland.org.uk/stirling/

Paisley

Kennedy's Bar
33 Causeyside Street
Paisley
PA1 1UL

7.00pm - 9pm, 1st Tuesday of each month.

Alastair: 0131 557 2440

info@fnfscotland.org.uk

www.fnfscotland.org.uk/renfrewshire

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Wales

For details of branches in Wales, please see the FNF BPM Cymru website, or call 08456 004446.

 

Please note that sometimes local meetings scheduled for bank holidays will not take place or be postponed to another date due to closures of premises, etc. Many meetings do not take place in July and August.

Those intending to visit meetings at such times should call the contact number(s) listed for the individual branch before travelling.

Important - The FNF Branch Officers organising FNF meetings cannot charge for support or advice given at the meeting and on the meeting premises. However there may be solicitors and/or McKenzie Friends present who may wish to provide visitors with services outside the meeting. The organiser has the responsibility to ensure that no business is solicited by anyone during meetings. FNF does not recommend the services of such providers who may be present although we maintain a McKenzie Friends Listing. who have undertaken to abide by the FNF McKenzie Friend Charter Please note that any such providers provide their services entirely independently of FNF and it is the responsibility of any prospective service user to ensure that the provider has the qualifications and experience necessary to meet their needs. Providers should always provide users with full service and fee information before entering into any commitments to provide services. FNF generally advises against paying in advance for any services.

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