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Challenging Religious Privilege

Upcoming Events

Debate: Faith schools should not be a part of state education

Tue, 04 Nov 2014

Date: Tuesday 4 November, 2014, 8pm
Venue: South Farnham School, Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY
Tickets: Free event, optional charitable donations to Plan UK's fund "Because I am a Girl"

Farnham Humanist's annual debate is on the motion: "Faith schools should not be a part of state education"

Dignity in Dying Demonstration for the Assisted Dying Bill

Fri, 07 Nov 2014

Date: Friday 7 November, 2014, 09:00 to 13:00

Venue: Houses of Parliament, Statue of George V, Abingdon Street SW1P 3JY

Tickets: No ticket required, but to register your attendance and for more details click here. The demonstration will coincide with the House of Lords debate on Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill.

AHS Regional Convention - Secularism South-East 2014

Sat, 15 Nov 2014

Date: Saturday 15 November, 2014, 13:30 to 20:00
Venue: 3sixty, University of Reading, RG6 6AZ
Tickets: AHS members from Reading or other universities £2, Others £3

The University of Reading's student group are holding a regional convention for AHS (atheist, humanist and secular) student groups - "an afternoon of inspiring speeches, side-splitting comedy, and a sprinkling of sensational music."

The event will feature a variety of speakers, from comedian Kate Smurthwaite to legendary LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell, covering a variety of AHS names on the way. There might even be a performance from the Secularist House Band.

A ‘New Magna Carta’?

Thu, 04 Dec 2014

Date: Thursday 4 December 2014, 18:00-20:00
Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1R 4RL
As the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta approaches, has the time come for Britain to have a written constitution? And if so, what form should it take?
The issue will be debated at a public event at Conway Hall on 4 December, by Graham Allen MP, chair of the Parliamentary Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee, and Bob Morris, from the UCL Constitution Unit.
Join us for a lively discussion and a glass of wine.