Our events

We organise a range of online and in-person events around the country. Please use the tabs to see events organised by humanist communities, or as part of our Faith to Faithless programme.

Humanists UK’s events programme includes major events around the country designed to raise public awareness of humanism and related topics, including its annual lecture series and annual Convention.

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Walk and Talk in the Mournes | Northern Ireland Humanists

23 June 2024, 11:45
Donard Car Park, Newcastle, BT33 0HL

This is a great opportunity to get outdoors and meet other humanists as well as learn more about the history and ecology of the Mourne Mountains near Newcastle where we'll be following the famous Granite Trail.

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In conversation with Lady Hale: assisted dying, and Tony Nicklinson's legacy

26 June 2024, 19:30
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Join Humanists UK and My Death, My Decision for a very special event featuring Lady Brenda Hale, President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (2017-2020).

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Lead Me Into Temptation, Please | LGBT Summer Fair

13 July 2024, 12:00
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Join us for a summery day of performances, workshops, talks, market stalls, an exhibition, and more! The historic spaces of Conway Hall will be transformed into an LGBT festival, inspired by the annual fairs hosted LGBT Humanists in the 1980s. Join us for music, art showcases, and a whole lot of fun!

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Being there equally for non-religious people: how can we do it better?

18 July 2024, 12:30
Online

Jo Mutlow leverages her expertise in humanist pastoral care and co-hosts a podcast to foster inclusive conversations and broaden chaplaincy's approach to care, emphasizing dialogue that respects non-religious perspectives. Open to NRPSN members and the public alike, we welcome anyone interested in learning more.

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Belfast Humanist Heritage Walking Tour | Northern Ireland Humanists

4 August 2024, 13:00
Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast, BT1 5GS

Join us for a walk through Belfast City Centre exploring the rich heritage of free-thinking, humanism, and secularism, from the dramatic events of the 1790s to the present day. This very popular walk is accessible to all.

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Belfast Humanist Heritage Walking Tour | Northern Ireland Humanists

11 August 2024, 13:00
Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast, BT1 5GS

Northern Ireland Humanists is proud to partner again with Féile an Phobail to offer this very popular Walking Tour, which draws on the Humanists UK Humanist Heritage Project.

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Free and equal: what would a fair society look like? | The Voltaire Lecture 2024, with Daniel Chandler

10 September 2024, 19:30
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Imagine: you are designing a society, but you don't know who you'll be within it – rich or poor, man or woman, gay or straight. What would you want that society to look like?

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The challenge of conversations in Limboland | NRPSN

9 October 2024, 12:30
Online

Jo Mutlow explores the emotional and spiritual challenges of supporting individuals in uncertain situations, like awaiting test results or decisions, through her book 'Being There' and pastoral care work, while also co-hosting a podcast to foster inclusive, cross-belief dialogues on chaplaincy. Open to NRPSN members and the public alike, we welcome anyone interested in learning more.

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These are events organised by Humanists UK Local groups and special interest sections. They include socials, lectures, small gatherings, and community activities.

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Freedom to Think: the long struggle to liberate our minds by Susie Alegre | Leeds Humanists Book Club

26 June 2024, 19:00
Online

Let's have a chat about human rights and AI. The truth, the lies, whether we know the difference and whether it matters. And that's just for starters.

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Leeds Humanists Great Get Together

27 June 2024, 17:00

Join us at our Great Get Together to relax and raise a glass with fellow humanists

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June Social | Sheffield Humanists

27 June 2024, 19:30
Showroom Café Bar, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

Whether you're a humanist, humanist-friendly, or just humanist-curious, you'll find a very warm welcome at our monthly socials. Alongside our other events our socials give everybody a chance to meet in person. We'll have a 'Sheffield Humanists' sign on our table so look out for it.

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Pride in London 2024 | LGBT Humanists

29 June 2024, 09:30
Grosvenor Square, London, W1K 6AN

We're thrilled to extend an invitation to join us for the Pride in London Parade on Saturday 29 June 2024, alongside LGBT Humanists. With a limited capacity of 100 spots, we encourage you to secure your place today to celebrate this momentous occasion with us!

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One Life 2024 | London Humanist Choir

29 June 2024, 19:00
Rosslyn Hill Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London, NW3 1NG

London Humanist Choir presents ONE LIFE, our annual evening of music 'in celebration of the one life we have'. It's the climax to a year of rehearsals and performances by the UK's foremost community humanist choir.

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June Brunch | Bangor Humanists

30 June 2024, 11:00
Coffee Cure at the Museum,, Town Hall, Bangor, BT20 4BT

Join us for brunch and a relaxed chat with fellow humanists at Coffee Cure at the Museum, nestled within the historic Bangor Castle.

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July Pub Social | Oxford Humanists

3 July 2024, 18:00
The Royal Oak Pub, 42-44 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HT

Please join us at the pub for an informal social event to meet your local group co-ordinators, like-minded humanists and have your say about our local Oxford Humanists group!

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Picturing Nonconformity – Exhibition Opening (18:30-21:00) | LGBT Humanist Heritage

11 July 2024, 18:30
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, London, WC1R 4RL

Join us in launching the landmark exhibition celebrating the 45th anniversary of LGBT Humanists. This archival and artistic showcase will be brought to life with performances and a short talk on the making of the exhibition.

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Picturing Nonconformity – Exhibition Opening (20:00-21:30) | LGBT Humanist Heritage

11 July 2024, 20:00
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, London, WC1R 4RL

Join us in launching the landmark exhibition celebrating the 45th anniversary of LGBT Humanists. This archival and artistic showcase will be brought to life with performances and a short talk on the making of the exhibition.

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Picturing Nonconformity: LGBT Humanist Heritage

12 July 2024, 10:00
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Experience a landmark exhibition celebrating LGBT Humanists, revealing their rich archival holdings from Bishopsgate and Conway Hall. This printed ephemera will be complemented by LGBT artists' illustrations of figures from further back in history whose religious, gender and sexual non-conformity inspire us today.

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Humanist Assembly | Leicester Humanists

14 July 2024, 11:30
The Exchange Bar, 50 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RD

Join us for a special event where local humanists will gather to celebrate the one life we have, and to express, explore, and expand our humanism with others.

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Building humanist community | Isle of Wight Humanists

17 July 2024, 18:30
Online

Join us to share ideas, and help support and build our humanist community on the Isle of Wight!

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Building humanist community | Isle of Wight Humanists

18 July 2024, 18:30
Online

Join us to share ideas, and help support and build our humanist community on the Isle of Wight!

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Leeds Pride Parade 2024 | Leeds Humanists

21 July 2024, 11:00
Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD

We will be marching as Leeds Humanists together with LGBT Humanists and the Young Humanists.

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July Brunch | Bangor Humanists

28 July 2024, 11:00
Coffee Cure at the Museum, Town Hall, Bangor, BT20 4BT

Join us for brunch and a relaxed chat with fellow humanists at Coffee Cure at the Museum, nestled within the historic Bangor Castle.

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August Brunch | Bangor Humanists

24 August 2024, 11:00
Coffee Cure at the Museum, Town Hall, Bangor, BT20 4BT

Join us for brunch and a relaxed chat with fellow humanists at Coffee Cure at the Museum, nestled within the historic Bangor Castle.

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Are you looking for local group events? Humanists UK’s network of partner humanist groups also host events up and down the country.

Faith to Faithless is Humanists UK’s programme providing support to people who leave high-control religions. It puts on a mixture of socials and public lectures across the UK, as well as apostasy awareness training events for service providers.

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Faith to Faithless Big Summer Social!

13 July 2024, 19:00

Join us for our annual Big Summer Social for comedy, music, food, and making friends!

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Humanists In Conversation With… is an ongoing series of online events in which we speak to writers, activists, politicians, thinkers, and policy-makers about some of life’s big ideas.

From time to time, you can find information here about events hosted by other organisations who share our values.