Tags: History

NSS welcomes initiative to mark freethought history month

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018

The NSS has welcomed an initiative to mark the history of freethought and secularism throughout April. Read More »

NSS welcomes Conway Hall launch of 'Victorian Blogging' project

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017

The National Secular Society has welcomed a new project from Conway Hall which will highlight the work of Victorian radicals on major issues of the 19th century, including secularism. Read More »

New exhibition to tell the story of Leicester Secular Society

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2013

A new exhibition is being planned to tell the story of Leicester Secular Society and its Hall through the 19th and 20th centuries. Read More »

Is this a true history of religious education or a rewriting of the facts?

Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2013

Secularists and humanists in the 1960s and 1970s played a critical role in stopping religious education in schools being used for proselytising. That's the claim being made in new research from the University of Exeter. Read More »

Trial of Bradlaugh and Besant to be examined in new play

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2013

A new play by Derek Lennard, The Fruits of Philosophy (Such a scandal!) which examines secularism and free thought in Victorian Britain will be presented at Conway Hall on Friday 15 March at 7.30pm. Read More »