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Secularism and Religious Freedom

Secularism and Religious Freedom

Organisers: Nottingham Secular Society
When: Tuesday 28th January at 19:30 (prompt start)
Where: The Canal House, Canal Street, Nottingham.
Entrance: £2.00

Increasing clashes between religious orthodoxy and secular liberalism highlight one of the most pressing challenges facing contemporary societies; how to manage the incredible religious and cultural diversity that exist within them. This throws up important and controversial questions of freedom of conscience. In this talk, NSS CEO Stephen Evans will discuss the concept of religious freedom – and its limits.

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The 1944 Education Act and its legacy

The 1944 Education Act and its legacy

Date: Monday 10 February 2020, 19.00 (registration from 18.30)
Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, WC1R 4RL
Tickets: Free but advanced booking recommended

The NSS Secular Education Forum chair Keith Sharpe's talk will look at the history of the Act, its impact and its legacy for the role of religion in state schools today.

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No More Faith Schools: Oxford Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Oxford Humanists

Organisers: Oxford Humanists
When: Friday 17th April 2020, 19:30
Where: The Restore Centre, Manzil Way, OX4 1YH
Tickets: N/A

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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Exploring Secularism for educators (CPD training day 2020)

Exploring Secularism for educators (CPD training day 2020)

Date: Saturday 9 May 2020, 11.00-15.00
Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, WC1R 4RL
Tickets: Free but booking required

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No More Faith Schools: Guildford and Woking Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Guildford and Woking Humanists

Organisers: Guildford and Woking Humanists
When: Tuesday 12th May 2020, 19:30
Where: The Guildford Institute, Ward Street, GU1 4LH
Tickets: N/A

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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No More Faith Schools: Chichester Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Chichester Humanists

Organisers: Chichester Humanists
When: Tuesday 26th May 2020, 19:30-21.30
Where: Muchos Nachos, 140 Whyke Road, Chichester, PO19 8HT
Tickets: £3 Entry

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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No More Faith Schools: Peterborough Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Peterborough Humanists

Organisers: Peterborough and District Humanists
When: Thursday 11th June 2020, 19.30-21.00
Where: Meeting Room, Friends' Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Rd, Peterborough PE3 6AB
Tickets: Free event, registration not necessary

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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No More Faith Schools: Swindon Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Swindon Humanists

Organisers: Swindon Humanists
When: Thursday 2nd July 2020, 19.30-21.30
Where: Goddard Arms, 1 High Street, Swindon, SN1 3EG (TBC)
Tickets: N/A

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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No More Faith Schools: Kent Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Kent Humanists

Organisers: Kent Humanists
When: Sunday 19th July 2020, 14.30-16.30
Where: St Stephens Church Hall, Hales Drive, St Stephens, Canterbury, CT2 7AB
Tickets: A nominal contribution towards the hire of the hall

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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No More Faith Schools: Cornwall Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Cornwall Humanists

Organisers: Cornwall Humanists
When: Tuesday 21st July 2020, 18.30 (for 19.00-21.00)
Where: TBC
Tickets: N/A

From faith schools to coercive worship, and from confessional RE to faith based sex education, our school system is full of inappropriate religious influence, privilege and discrimination. But it doesn't need to be this way, our many fantastic community schools show how we can move towards a secular, inclusive education system.

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