News and events
The DA meetings in Ireland have been updated on the meetings list. See here.
We have been informed that the Thursday Manchester meeting has closed. See here.
The annual DA UK Convention will be held in London on Sat 15th October 2016. More details and a flyer for the convention are now available on the convention 2016 page.
The Tuesday Pimlico group are hosting a series of workshops on 5th, 12th and 19th July 2016.
From 14 June 2016, the Tuesday Brighton meeting is moving to: Brighthelm Community Centre, North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD. See here.
The Minutes of the Intergroup meeting held in March 2016 are now available on the DA UK website. See the front page sidebar, or here.
For the moment, the meeting that was held on a Monday night at Ringwood has closed. See here.
There will be a new meeting in Guildford, Saturdays from 11am-12pm, starting on 30th April 2016. More details here.
Sunday 17th April 2016
52A Cromwell Road, London
Highlights of the March Intergroup Meeting are attached as a PDF – please take to groups for information!
16th DA UK Convention
This will take place on Saturday 15th October 2016 at Central Westminster Hall in Westminster
More details will appear here
The Thursday morning BDA telephone meeting has been suspended at present due to low uptake (see here).
Anyone wishing to take over leading the meeting, using the same meeting format (day and time to suit), welcome to do so. If interested, contact naomiengelkamp AT icloud.com.
The Minutes of the Intergroup AGM held in Jan 2016 are now available on the DA UK website. See the front page sidebar, or here.
The Cambridge meeting on Tuesdays has now closed, and a new Monday meeting will start from 07 March. More details here.
The second European DA Convention will be held on 03-05 June 2016 in Italy. For more information see the convention website (https://europeanda.wordpress.com/), or see the convention page on the UK website
The site was unavailable for a significant part of two days, due to problems at the hosting site that required a shutdown and staged recovery. All is well now, and apologies for those of you inconvenienced.
The November 2015 Intergroup anonymised minutes are now available from the from the front page of the website, or here
The Bristol DA group will meet on alternate weeks in January 2016. The meeting will be held on Sunday 10th and Sunday 24th Jan, 5pm at Redland Park URC Church.
There will be NO meeting on 17th and 31st January. Normal service should be resumed in February. See here.
On Saturday 30th January 2016 the St Matthews Church Bayswater meeting will start at 2.30pm (not the usual 11am). This is due to a one-off event. Meeting times will return to 11am again from Saturday 6th February. See here.
The Saturday Bayswater meeting will be open on Boxing Day 2015, with a chair. All welcome. See here.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Stevenage meeting will now reopen on Tuesday 5th January. See here.
Following the DA convention, 11 people signed up for the DA Christmas Dinner, and there are now 9 spaces left.
The Christmas Party will be held in a private function room at The Red Lemon pub, 45 All Saints Road, W11 1HE from 6pm until 11pm. See poster attached, and if interested email us at events AT debtorsanonymous.org.uk
Intergroup is keen to improve the literature distribution throughout the UK and the other countries we serve. For this reason it was decided that Literature would be handled by 2 people:
- one for shipping and handling
- the other for the literature admin
Intergroup is actively seeking a second person, who would start off with shipping out orders to the groups and members. Are you up for it? Curious? See here for more information.
The Thursday Richmond ‘Under the Arches’ meeting has closed. See here.
The London N1 meeting in Copenhagen St has closed with immediate effect. See here.
The Stevenage meeting is now temporarily closed, and will reopen on 01 December 2015. See here.
The Debtors Anonymous Intergroup of Sacramento have asked us to mention a big DA event in California on November 27th 2015, in case anyone is in the area. A flyer is attached.
The September 2015 Intergroup anonymised minutes are now available from the from the front page of the website, or here.
The Friday Thames Ditton meeting has closed with immediate effect. See here.
From September 2015, the Manchester meeting will take place only on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays on the month. See here.
Details of the London Convention, to be held on 31st October 2015, can be found here
The July 2015 Intergroup anonymised minutes are now available from the from the front page of the website, or here.
The Monday 7.45pm N1 Upper St meeting will become the Monday 7.30pm Copenhagen St meeting, from Aug 3rd. More details here.
The longstanding Tuesday Flood St meeting is closing at the end of August, and will re-open in Christchurch St, just a short walk away. More details here.
A new meeting will open on Tuesdays at 7.00pm, from 01 September at the Pimlico Academy SW1V 3AT. More information here.
There is a new BDA telephone meeting on Thursdays at 7.30 am starting this week. Details on both meetings lists.
A new BDA meeting is starting this week, 8.45-9.45am at St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Church, Northchurch Terrace, London N1 4DA. See here.
There is a new meeting 7-8pm on Fridays in Thames Ditton (KT7 0PP). More information here.
The Minutes for the Intergroup meeting held on 28 March 2015 are now on the website, available here, or from the front page sidebar.
The ‘Fear of Success’ Friday meeting in Eastcheap, London EC3 has closed with immediate effect. See here.
At the March 2015 meeting, Intergroup agreed that the amount GSRs could claim for travel should rise from 20 to 50%. See here for details.
A grateful debtor is hoping to set up a meeting in Brixton on a Saturday afternoon at 3pm. He is currently researching venues. If you would be interested in helping and getting involved, please email info1@debtorsanonymous.
There is now a DA meeting on Monday evenings at 7.45 pm in St Mary’s Church, Islington N1 2TX. Details here.
The new Bournemouth meeting has moved to Fridays at 6.30pm. See here.
There is a new meeting in Bournemouth on Tuesdays at 6.30pm. More information here.
Anonymised intergroup AGM minutes are now available on the website (see here)
The recently started DA HOW meeting on Tuesday evenings in World’s End, Chelsea has closed with immediate effect.
The Intergroup AGM will take place on Saturday 31st January at Westminster Central Hall from 2-5 pm as usual (details here).
The room is changed on this occasion to the Chapel: This at the top of the first set of stairs from the main entrance, on the left.
The Saturday 11.30 am meeting in Hinde St is now meeting in the Parlour. See here.
There will be a new DA HOW meeting on Tuesday evenings from 6.30-7.30 pm in Worlds End, London SW10, starting on 13th January 2015. See here.
The Wednesday Soho BDA meeting will be closed on both Wednesday 24th and 31st December 2014.
The Bristol meeting is changing day, time and location from January 2015 (more information here).
The meeting will be held on Sundays from 5-6pm at:
Redland Park URC Church, Whiteladies Road, Redland, Bristol BS6 6SA
First meeting on Sunday 4th January 2015
We are also looking for speakers and may be able to contribute towards your travel costs. Please contact Harriet on 07913 742993 for more information about this or about the meeting.
The Sunday Swiss Cottage meeting will not take place on the 28th of December nor the 4th of January 2015, but will recommence on the 11th January 2015. See here.
BDA Thursday evening at Swiss Cottage
Closed 25 Dec 2014/ 01 Jan 2015
Wednesday 10.00 am Chelsea DA HOW meeting
Richmond Bridge Thursday 7.30 pm DA meeting
Closed 25 Dec 2014; Open as normal on 01 Jan 2015
See Meetings List
The Manchester meeting has moved its day from Wednesday to Thursday evening, and has also changed venue to Brow House,1 Mabfield Road, Fallowfields, ManchesterM14 6LP. More details here.
The Thursday evening Thames Ditton meeting has closed (see here).
There is a new DA/BDA “Fear of Success” meeting starting Friday 31 October 2014.
The Guild Church of St. Margaret Pattens, Rood Lane, Eastcheap, London EC3M 1HS (Upstairs Room)
Day: Friday; Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Nearest underground station is Monument, about 5 minutes walk away. At this station there is a pedestrian connection to Bank underground and DLR stations Tower Hill and Tower Gateway DLR stations are slightly further away. Bus route 15, on which heritage Routemasters operate, passes the door.
Download Fear of success meeting flyer
- Our last meeting at St John’s will be on October 4th.
- Our first meeting in the new venue will be on October 18th.
- There will be no meeting on October 11th. However, you can join us at the DA Convention on that day, at the Methodist Central Hall, Westminster between 10:00 and 17:00.
Details and map on group page
We are asking for DA members with experience of giving PRGs to offer 1 hour of their time at the convention. This will involve giving 2 consecutive PRGs (half an hour each). If you can be of service in this way, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name & contact mobile number/ email – stating your availability to give PRGs at the convention.
Following yesterday’s Intergroup meeting, the following has been added to the Intergroup page:
Travel support to Intergroup for Group Service Representatives outside of London
Group Service Representatives of any UK Debtors Anonymous meetings outside of London may claim up to 20% of their travel costs to attend Debtors Anonymous Intergroup meetings held in London, if their DA group treasury funds cannot cover the full cost of travel to attend Intergroup. A valid receipt will be required to claim travel support, to be presented to the Treasurer on attending DA Intergroup.
Please email treasurer <AT> debtorsanonymous.
St Matthew’s Church, 27 Petersburgh Place, W2 4LA.
Our last meeting at St John’s, subject to confirmation (see note below*), will be on October 11th. Our first meeting in the new venue will be on October 18th.
The times remain the same: 11:00 – 12:30 AM
Travel from nearest tubes (approximate):
- Queensway (2 minutes’ walk)
- Bayswater (4 minutes’ walk)
- Notting Hill (5 minutes)
Other details remain unchanged:
- Group contact: please call 07968 104229
- Focus: Steps and Tools;
- Newcomers especially welcome;
- The Group has decided to have no dogs at the meeting.
(*): As the day of the first meeting at the new venue was going to be on the date of the Convention, i.e. October 11th, it was decided that it would be preferable to move the weekend following. We are awaiting revised date confirmation from our church liaison person and will confirm this shortly
The Maidstone Sunday meeting has closed with immediate effect, due to lack of support.
The 2nd edition of A Currency of Hope has finally been published. You can order yours on the Literature page.