Upcoming Events

  • Celebrating Winter - Social Event
    05 Dec, 19:30 – 21:00
    Bristol, 56 St Michael's Hill, Bristol BS2 8DX, UK
    Join us for an evening of festive food, winter wassailing, subversive singing and a riot of rationalism. An evening for friends, members and newcomers to get to know each other and enjoy some seasonal good cheer.
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  • Campaigning for Human Rights, Amnesty International
    09 Jan 2023, 19:30 – 21:00
    Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square, St Paul's, Bristol BS2 8PE, UK
    For this event, Bristol Humanists are joining forces with Amnesty International to discuss campaigns to protect human rights, freedom of expression and individual sovereignty.
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  • The Social Instinct - Darwin Day Lecture by Professor Nichola Raihani
    09 Feb 2023, 18:30 – 19:30
    Wills Memorial Building, Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1RJ, UK
    To commemorate Charles Darwin's birthday, we have the honour of teaming up with Bristol Ideas and welcoming Professor Nichola Raihani for a special talk on her research and book; The Social Instinct.
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  • Ageless with Dr Andrew Steele
    Mon, 06 Mar
    Unitarian Meeting Hall
    06 Mar 2023, 19:30 – 21:00
    Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square, St Paul's, Bristol BS2 8PE, UK
    Andrew Steele on 'Ageless - The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old'
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Past Events

  • Happy Readers Book Club: The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
    Mon, 29 Mar
    George will email you the zoom link
    29 Mar 2021, 19:00 – 21:00
    George will email you the zoom link
    If you would like to join the book club, please email g.m.glansdorp@gmail.com
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  • "What is Life" by Paul Nurse (Happy Readers Book Club)
    Mon, 27 Sept
    email g.m.glansdorp@gmail.com
    27 Sept 2021, 19:00 – 20:30
    email g.m.glansdorp@gmail.com
    Brian Cox describes "What is Life" as "A nearly perfect guide to the wonder and complexity of existence".
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  • Women Leaving Islam with Maryam Namazie - human rights activist and atheist
    01 Mar 2021, 19:30 – 21:00
    Zoom link to follow
    Maryam Namazie is the Spokesperson of One Law for All and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. Until recently, she hosted a weekly television programme broadcast in Iran in Persian and English called Bread and Roses.
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  • Midwinter Humanist Celebration & Social
    Mon, 06 Dec
    Redcatch Community Garden Canopy
    06 Dec 2021, 19:30
    Redcatch Community Garden Canopy, Redcatch Park, Redcatch Rd, Knowle, Bristol BS4 2RD, UK
    We would love you to join us for an in-person evening of secular seasonal socialising, with (slightly early) celebration of the solstice.
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  • Angela Saini: How Can We Be Wiser About Human Difference?
    Fri, 12 Feb
    https://www.crowdcast.io/e/saini/register
    12 Feb 2021, 18:00 – 19:00
    https://www.crowdcast.io/e/saini/register
    To mark this year’s Darwin Day, award-winning science journalist Angela Saini asks how we can build a scientific future that doesn’t resort to biological essentialism.
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  • The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe (Happy Readers Book Club)
    29 Nov 2021, 19:30
    Location is TBD
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  • Spring into Spring – a seasonal celebration…..food, light & sex!
    12 Apr 2021, 19:30 BST
    Online
    Bristol Humanists invite you to spring into Spring: sex, light & food!
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  • Investigating Extreme Beliefs
    Mon, 01 Nov
    Saint Paul's
    01 Nov 2021, 19:30
    Saint Paul's, Brunswick Square, St Paul's, Bristol BS2 8PE, UK
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  • A Journey to the Source of Consciousness - with Prof Mark Solms
    07 Jun 2021, 19:30 BST
    Online
    In this live talk direct from South Africa, neuro-psychologist Mark Solms will take us on his journey to the source of consciousness.
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  • My Death, My Decision with Phil Cheatle
    Mon, 04 Oct
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82188293893?pwd=a
    04 Oct 2021, 19:30 – 21:30
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82188293893?pwd=a
    When will assisted dying finally be legalized?
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  • Happy Readers Book Club - The Bonobo and the Atheist by Frans De Waal
    24 May 2021, 19:00 – 20:30 CEST
    Zoom
    We will be discussing the book over zoom on Monday 24th May at 7pm.
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  • 
The Humanism Course
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 10 Nov
    Zoom - link provided by email
    10 Nov, 19:00 – 21:00
    Zoom - link provided by email
    Bristol Humanists are trialling a new course on Humanism. It will run for ten sessions each of which will have a short reading and the rest will be a discussion in a small group about the points raised. All are welcome, whether a religious believer or a sceptic.
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  • "Uncontrollable & Infidel Women" - marking Emma Martin's legacy, with Nan Sloane
    07 Nov, 19:30
    Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square, St Paul's, Bristol BS2 8PE, UK
    Celebrating Emma Martin - Bristol’s least known, most important radical woman. Campaigning atheist, feminist, & midwife TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED VIA EVENTBRITE - RSVP ALONE WILL NOT GUARANTEE YOU A PLACE. MEMBERS CAN CLAIM FREE TICKET BY EMAILING bristolhumanists@gmail.com
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  • 
The Humanism Course
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 03 Nov
    Zoom - link provided by email
    03 Nov, 19:00 – 21:00
    Zoom - link provided by email
    Bristol Humanists are trialling a new course on Humanism. It will run for ten sessions each of which will have a short reading and the rest will be a discussion in a small group about the points raised. All are welcome, whether a religious believer or a sceptic.
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  • 
The Humanism Course
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 27 Oct
    Zoom - link provided by email
    27 Oct, 19:00 – 21:00
    Zoom - link provided by email
    Bristol Humanists are trialling a new course on Humanism. It will run for ten sessions each of which will have a short reading and the rest will be a discussion in a small group about the points raised. All are welcome, whether a religious believer or a sceptic.
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  • 
The Humanism Course
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 20 Oct
    Zoom - link provided by email
    20 Oct, 19:00 – 21:00
    Zoom - link provided by email
    Bristol Humanists are trialling a new course on Humanism. It will run for ten sessions each of which will have a short reading and the rest will be a discussion in a small group about the points raised. All are welcome, whether a religious believer or a sceptic.
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  • 
The Humanism Course
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 13 Oct
    Zoom - link provided by email
    13 Oct, 19:00 – 21:00
    Zoom - link provided by email
    Bristol Humanists are trialling a new course on Humanism. It will run for ten sessions each of which will have a short reading and the rest will be a discussion in a small group about the points raised. All are welcome, whether a religious believer or a sceptic.
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WHERE WE MEET

We meet the Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square, Bristol, BS2 8PE.