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Ana and Omar the Apostate

Ana and Omar the Apostate

Organisers: Nottingham Secular Society
When: Tuesday 26th November 2019
Where: The Canal House, 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH.
Entrance fee: £2.00

Omar is an aposate. He comes from Bangladesh where he was threatened with death. He fled to the UK. Even now, 10 years later, he is still afraid.

Ana Gonzâlez is a solicitor, based in London, with a national and international reputation, who enables refugees seeking asylum to put their case to the Home Office. She will present Omar's case.

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No More Faith Schools: Cambridge Humanists

No More Faith Schools: Cambridge Humanists

Organisers: Cambridge Humanists
When: Wednesday 27th November 2019, 19:30
Where: The Panton Arms, 43 Panton St, Cambridge CB2 1HL
Tickets: Free event, if possible register on the MeetUp site, voluntary donation

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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Hampton Water - Public Meeting

Hampton Water - Public Meeting

Organisers: No More Faith Schools campaign
When: Thursday 28th November 2019 from 18.00 to 19.30 (Tea and biscuits available either side)
Where: Meeting Room, Friends' Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Rd, Peterborough PE3 6AB
Tickets: Free event, open to all, but with max capacity of 60
Speaker(s): Alastair Lichten NMFS campaign coordinator, others TBC

As part of our support for local residents campaigning against plans for a religiously selective Catholic faith school in Hampton Water (and for the alternative inclusive school proposal) we will be holding a public information meeting.

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Talk: Richard Carlile and his legacy

Talk: Richard Carlile and his legacy

Organisers: National Secular Society
When: Saturday 30th November 2019, 11:00-12:00
Where: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Entrance fee: Free, no booking required.

A rare opportunity to learn about the life of one of the most important figures in secularist history, with NSS historian Bob Forder.

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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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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

More details to follow.

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: 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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A selection of our past events are below. Current events are in the listing above. You can also find our past Secularist of the Year awards and Bradlaugh Lectures events on their respective pages.