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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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Humanists UK Convention 2022 | Belfast

24 June 2022, 19:00
The MAC Belfast, 10 Exchange Street West, Belfast, BT1 2NJ

At our 2022 Convention, Tim McGarry will lead an all-star cast of scientists, historians, philosophers, activists, and comedians for a fantastic celebration of humanism and World Humanist Day. Join us!

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In Conversation with Steven Nadler and Lawrence Shapiro

24 January 2022, 21:00

In this 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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(ONLINE) People and pathogens: the evolution of infections, with Professor Dame Anne Johnson and Professor Alice Roberts | The Darwin Day Lecture 2022

11 February 2022, 19:30

Join Professor Dame Anne Johnson – Director of the Centre of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences – for the online Darwin Day Lecture 2022, chaired by Professor Alice Roberts.

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People and pathogens: the evolution of infections, with Professor Dame Anne Johnson and Professor Alice Roberts | The Darwin Day Lecture 2022

11 February 2022, 19:30
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Join Professor Dame Anne Johnson – Director of the Centre of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences – for the Darwin Day Lecture 2022, chaired by Professor Alice Roberts.

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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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Can you live forever – and would you want to? | Chichester Humanists

25 January 2022, 19:00

Can we all extend our lives in good health beyond 120 years? If we could, would we want to?

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Assisted Dying: Definitions and Debates, with Dr Janet Holt | Leeds Humanists

2 February 2022, 19:00

Should you be able to choose to end your own life? Dr Janet Holt talks about some of the key definitions, debates, and issues surrounding the topic of assisted dying.

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Religion or belief in Britain: new data, new thinking | Chichester Humanists

22 March 2022, 19:00

What are the implications of changes in our religion/belief landscape in the UK?

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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.

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.

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In Conversation with Steven Nadler and Lawrence Shapiro

24 January 2022, 21:00

In this 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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