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Our events programme has moved fully online as a result of continued physical distancing. Please see other tabs for Community and Faith to Faithless events. We look forward to welcoming you to our events in person once again, when it is safe to do so.

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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Infidel feminism: secularism and women’s rights, past and present | Dr Laura Schwartz | The Holyoake Lecture 2021

30 November 2021, 19:00

In the Holyoake Lecture 2021, Dr Laura Schwartz will tell the story of freethinking women in humanist history who fought against the patriarchy of Victorian Christianity.

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In Conversation with Rumy Hasan | Modern Europe and the Enlightenment

21 October 2021, 19:00

In this new series, Humanists UK Chief Executive Andrew Copson hosts unscripted, one-on-one discussions over the course of 60 minutes with philosophers, scientists, campaigners, entertainers, and historians.

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Humanism and the curriculum: what teachers need to know | Northern Ireland Humanists

10 November 2021, 19:00
Zoom

Open to all teachers of all backgrounds, this event will signpost and explain some of the free resources available to both primary and post-primary teachers on a wide range of topics.

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In Conversation with Raymond Tallis | Freedom: an impossible reality

18 November 2021, 19:00

In this new series, Humanists UK Chief Executive Andrew Copson hosts unscripted, one-on-one discussions over the course of 60 minutes with philosophers, scientists, campaigners, entertainers, and historians.

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These are events organised by Humanists UK local branches and special interest groups around the country. They include socials, lectures, small gatherings, and community activities under the auspices of Humanists UK’s groups and sections.

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Assisted dying: a discussion | Chester Humanists

19 October 2021, 19:00
Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Chester, CH2 3AP

Join us for a discussion of assisted dying and connected issues.

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Pioneering humanist care in the NHS, with Lindsay van Dijk | Sheffield Humanists

27 October 2021, 19:00
Showroom 5, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, S1 2BX

Join Sheffield Humanists to hear from NHS's first-ever humanist Lead Chaplain, and now Head of Chaplaincy here in the Steel City.

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Hating Peter Tatchell LIVE | Free screening and Q&A | LGBT Humanists

1 November 2021, 21:00
Curzon Soho, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5DY

Join LGBT Humanists at Curzon Soho cinema for a screening of 'Hating Peter Tatchell' – followed by a live Q&A with Peter himself.

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Inspirational literature share | Chester Humanists

16 November 2021, 19:00
Hoole Community Centre, Westminster Road, Chester, CH2 3AP

Join us to share a short reading you find inspiring, which conveys something relevant to a humanist perspective.

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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 ‘apostates’ and 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 services workers.

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Apostate Peer Support | Faith to Faithless

21 October 2021, 19:00

These sessions, held on Google Meet, are private and led by a trained Humanists UK facilitator. Apostate Peer Support sessions are provided only for apostates struggling with leaving religion.

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Apostate Peer Support | Faith to Faithless

4 November 2021, 19:00

These sessions, held on Google Meet, are private and led by a trained Humanists UK facilitator. Apostate Peer Support sessions are provided only for apostates struggling with leaving religion.

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Apostate Peer Support | Faith to Faithless

18 November 2021, 19:00

These sessions, held on Google Meet, are private and led by a trained Humanists UK facilitator. Apostate Peer Support sessions are provided only for apostates struggling with leaving religion.

More info 

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Apostate Peer Support | Faith to Faithless

2 December 2021, 19:00

These sessions, held on Google Meet, are private and led by a trained Humanists UK facilitator. Apostate Peer Support sessions are provided only for apostates struggling with leaving religion.

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Apostate Peer Support | Faith to Faithless

16 December 2021, 19:00

These sessions, held on Google Meet, are private and led by a trained Humanists UK facilitator. Apostate Peer Support sessions are provided only for apostates struggling with leaving religion.

More info 

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In Conversation with Rumy Hasan | Modern Europe and the Enlightenment

21 October 2021, 19:00

In this new series, Humanists UK Chief Executive Andrew Copson hosts unscripted, one-on-one discussions over the course of 60 minutes with philosophers, scientists, campaigners, entertainers, and historians.

More info Register now

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In Conversation with Raymond Tallis | Freedom: an impossible reality

18 November 2021, 19:00

In this new series, Humanists UK Chief Executive Andrew Copson hosts unscripted, one-on-one discussions over the course of 60 minutes with philosophers, scientists, campaigners, entertainers, and historians.

More info Register now

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

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