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'At Humanists UK, we want a tolerant world where rational thinking and kindness prevail. We work to support lasting change for a better society, championing ideas for the one life we have ... We started out in 1896, and since then we’ve always been a growing movement at the forefront of social change. Today we’re trusted by over 70,000 members and supporters and over 70 local and special interest affiliates to promote humanism.'

 

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'List of websites and contact details of groups affiliated to the National Secular Society ... These groups are independent of the NSS, but all support the aims of the Society.'

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'Founded in May 2015, Basingstoke Humanists is a flourishing group of Humanists and people with similar views and beliefs, who enjoy sharing ideas, being stimulated by talks from invited speakers, contributing to the community and socialising.'

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'Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of every month ... All are welcome to our meetings.'

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'We meet about once a month, often with a speaker, in a variety of venues. More information about our meetings can be found in the Events calendar. In addition, we arrange social events and are involved in raising money for charitable causes.'

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'Meets on the first Wednesday of every month (no meeting in August), at 7.30 pm (8.00 pm start).'

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'We support the Charter of the National Secular Society and meet regularly to discuss secular issues, listen to guest speakers, organise campaigns, arrange Freedom of Information requests and generally have a good chat and a drink or two ... We usually meet on either the first or second Monday of the month.'

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'Provides a meeting place and discussion forum for non-religious people in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas. We socialize, debate issues of mutual interest, and undertake outreach activities in and around Cambridgeshire to increase awareness of Humanism and the need for a secular state.'

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‘The Group aims to encourage local atheists, agnostics, freethinkers etc to “come out” as Humanists, and join the group, and/or Humanists UK and become part of a world wide movment ... Meet ups are informal in nature and take the form of a social gathering or on occasion a presentation followed by discussion of a topical issue. Guest speakers are invited occasionally.‘

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'Once a month we hold at least one social event and one or more talk/lecture on a subject of interest to our members.'

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'We meet on the third Tuesday of each month ... at 7.00 pm.'

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'We meet ... from 7 pm, every third Monday of the month (or Tuesday when there is a bank holiday).'

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'Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 7.45 pm. Sometimes an outside speaker will give a talk followed by questions; other meetings are simply informal discussions. We also hold social events during the year. Non-members are always welcome. A bookstall and small library are on display at meetings, and refreshments are served ... The Chiltern Humanist Group was formed in July 1991 and currently has almost 80 members, who share the view that a positive code of ethics is the only guidance needed for this one life that we have.'

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'Conway Hall is owned and operated by Conway Hall Ethical Society, a membership organisation and educational charity with a history spanning two centuries. The Hall hosts a wide variety of lectures, classes, performances, community and social events. It is renowned as a hub for free speech and independent thought. Hosting suffragettes, political radicals, scientists, philosophers, artists, performers; campaign, charities and other non-profit organisations.'

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'We meet every third Tuesday of the month for discussions and we have occasional speakers ... except December, when there is no meeting.'

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'On May 21st 2015 a group of us met at the Bike Shed Theatre Bar in Exeter to decide the future of Devon Humanists. It was clear that although there is great interest in Humanism in Devon, there is no appetite for organising committees and their attendant meetings. It was decided to make Devon Humanists into a virtual group, keeping in touch via the web, social media and email and hoping to organise occasional meetups and socials.'

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'With our great line-up of talks, debates and discussions we offer a banquet for the curious mind, and aim, as always, to champion knowledge and understanding over superstition and myth.' Meet once or twice a month at various times.

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'Usually held on a Monday, our events are educational, stimulating and fun. They provide opportunities to engage socially and in lively discussion with like minded, open-minded thinking people.'

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'We meet as a group once a month in Chelmsford, either for a formal lecture or discussion, usually on a matter of social concern or some aspect of Humanism, or twice a year for a social and once a year for an outing to a place of interest. Other activities help to promote a sense of community amongst Humanists in Essex, with our two Discussion Groups meeting monthly as a more informal alternative or supplement to our main meeting, which also allow members to become involved without having to travel to Chelmsford.'

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'We meet each month ... on a Sunday evening at 7.30 for talks and discussions.'

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'We meet on the 4th Friday of the month from 7.30 pm for an 8.00 pm start. (The meeting in August is usually a pub lunch and we have no meeting in December.)'

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'We meet ... on the second Wednesday each month.'

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‘We are a Humanist group for residents of the Guildford & Woking boroughs of Surrey (of course people from beyond are welcome too!) We provide a friendly place to meet, discuss interesting topics, hear from invited speakers and socialise with other humanists. For those who want to find out more about humanism, we can also provide speakers for local schools and groups.’

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'We meet at 8.00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (except January, July and August).'

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'We meet on the second Thursday in the month, from 7 to 9 pm.'

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'The location of our meetings sometimes changes but they are always held at 7.30 pm on the third Monday of every month.'

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'We meet monthly ... on the 2nd Thursday of the month, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.'

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'There are currently six local Humanist Society of Scotland groups, based in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Highland(Inverness).'

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'Meet on the third Sunday of each month ... Our meetings are open to anyone interested in Humanism and are not restricted to members, we ask only for a nominal contribution towards the hire of the hall.'

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'Lancashire Humanists provide a forum for people of Lancashire to meet and discuss social, political, religious, philosophical, scientific and artistic issues. Current monthly meetings are held in Preston and we aim to be active across the county – from Blackpool to Burnley and Chorley to Lancaster.'

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Programme of weekly talks and related events.

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'The group organises speaker events, usually on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting time 7.30 pm.'

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'We normally hold our meetings on the second Thursday of every month ... But Please Note: We do not normally hold meetings in December and August, although there may be a Winter or Summer Solstice Party.'

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'Meetings usually take place on the third Thursday of each month (not in August) ... Tea/coffee are available from 6.45 pm for a 7.15 pm start.'

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'Meets on the second Thursday of the month for discussion meetings (excl. Aug & Dec) ... We welcome visitors at all our events with no obligation to join, so that anyone can come along to see if they like us!'

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'We meet ... every month (except August) on the second Monday, at 7.30 pm.'

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'We support the Charter of the National Secular Society and meet regularly to discuss secular issues; listen to guest speakers; organize campaigns; have debates and the occasional social evening.'

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Occasional meetings: Events Programme can include gatherings of Plymouth Skeptics in the Pub, as well as of some related organizations.

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'Public meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month, 8pm.'

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'On May 21st 2015 a group of us met at the Bike Shed Theatre Bar in Exeter to decide the future of Devon Humanists. It was clear that although there is great interest in Humanism in Devon, there is no appetite for organising committees and their attendant meetings. It was decided to make Devon Humanists into a virtual group, keeping in touch via the web, social media and email and hoping to organise occasional meetups and socials.' ALERT At Review: ‘South Devon Humanists now cover a reduced and more manageable area, centred on the River Dart. Principal towns here are Totnes, Dartmouth and Kingsbridge. The group no longer meets, but we are currently rebuilding in Totnes, and meetings there will resume soon.’

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'We hold monthly meetings on the third Thursday of every month.'

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'The Group's main meetings are held every two months on a Sunday (afternoon in winter, evening in summer) and include a speaker on an important topic.'

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'Meetings first Wednesday in month 8 pm - 10.30 pm.' (South London Humanists is the new name for Sutton Humanist Group, and we cover Sutton, Merton and Croydon.)

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‘We’re a friendly group of non-religious people. Anyone who’s a humanist, or thinks they might be, is welcome to our meetings and events, which take place in Richmond, Twickenham and Kingston. You don’t need to “join” anything – we don’t have formal membership.’

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'Meets on the first Saturday of each month (except August) at 11.00 a.m.'

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'Unless otherwise stated, WLHS holds its meetings on the last Wednesday evening of every month, 7.15 pm to 9.30 pm, with talks starting promptly at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month (October-May). Events take place at 7.30 pm (meet 7 pm for coffee).'

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