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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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A C Grayling on 'Humanism and The Big Questions' | Leeds Humanists' Annual Lecture

29 September 2022, 19:00
Room 1 - Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, Leeds, LS2 3AD

World-renowned philosopher A C Grayling will deliver the inaugural Leeds Humanists' annual lecture where he will be considering some of the big ideas in humanist thought.

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Humanist Belfast | A guided walking tour

2 October 2022, 13:15
Belfast City Hall, Dongell Square N, Belfast, BT1 5GS

Find out about the history of humanist ideas in Belfast over the past 250 years on this very popular walking tour of the city led by our local Trustee

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Rationality | Steven Pinker

12 October 2022, 18:30
Tuke Hall, Regent's University London, Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS

In the twenty-first century, humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding – and at the same time appears to be losing its mind. How can a species that discovered vaccines for Covid-19 in less than a year produce so much fake news, quack cures, and conspiracy theorising?

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Towards a humanist politics, with Kenan Malik | The Holyoake Lecture 2022

16 November 2022, 19:00
Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5WG

In this Holyoake Lecture, leading thinker Kenan Malik will interweave three narratives: the history of the idea of race, from the Enlightenment to the present; the historical and current relationship between race and class; and his account of how we created a world riven by identity politics.

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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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Nuclear disarmament and more, with Dr Rebecca Johnson | Chichester Humanists

27 September 2022, 19:00
Online

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has raised the spectre of nuclear war. Veteran activist Dr Rebecca Johnson speaks out.

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September Social | Sheffield Humanists

29 September 2022, 19:00
Showroom Cinema, 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX

Come for an informal chat and to share a drink with fellow humanists in Sheffield.

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Apartheid and its aftermath: a personal perspective | York Humanists

4 October 2022, 19:30
Priory Street Centre, Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET

Racial harmony in South Africa - the impact of apartheid, Nelson Mandela, and 300 years of colonial history.

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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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Apostasy Awareness Training

29 November 2022, 17:30
Online

Learn how you can support people leaving high-control religions and cults

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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.

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