Category Archive: Events

Mar 20

‘Objections to Humanism’ with Andrew Copson – Skeptics in the Pub, Cambridge

For more information about this event, please click HERE.

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Nov 30

December 2016 – Meeting Reminder

MEETING – SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2016 The Meeting Room, Ely Library, The Cloisters, Ely, CB7 4ZH (10.00 – 11.30am) TOPIC: ‘A Giant Leap for Humankind? Could/should interplanetary humans become a reality?‘ Useful links: Stephen Petranek – How We’ll Live on Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9c7aheZxls Ideal Homes – Mars Style: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oueM-FV9aWY Elon Musk’s Vision Short version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0agVZwux1Hs Long …

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Feb 13

The Big Questions – Cambridge, 21st February

The BBC is seeking audience members for the live broadcast of The Big Questions, taking place at Netherhall Sports Centre, Cambridge on Sunday 21st February. The Big Questions is the BBC’s flagship ethical and moral debate programme. It is hosted by the experienced television and radio presenter Nicky Campbell, and airs on Sunday mornings from …

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Jan 01

January 2016 – Coffee and Chat

As there is no meeting at the library on the first Saturday of January 2016, we hope you will join us for an informal get-together on Saturday January 9th, at the The Royal Standard, Ely. We look forward to seeing you there – and Happy New Year!

Dec 04

November/December News

During November, Ely Humanist Group was invited by East Cambridgeshire District Council’s Community Safety Partnership to contribute to the Interfaith Week ‘Having Faith in Community’ exhibition held at Babylon Gallery, Ely. We provided the material for 2 posters plus assorted leaflets about Humanism and the local group. http://www.babylonarts.org.uk/ Next Meeting: Saturday December 5th 2015 Ely …

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Jul 26

Event Review: What a Wonderful World – Marcus Chown

The Royal Institution – London What a Wonderful World – Marcus Chown On the evening of July 1st 2015, the hottest July day ever recorded, I made my way down to the Royal Institution in London for a talk by Marcus Chown. Fortunately the iconic, historic, lecture theatre where Michael Faraday, Humphrey Davy and hundreds …

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Mar 04

Book Donation ~ The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha

During December 2014, Ely Humanist Group members raised funds to purchase a hardback edition of The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha.   Chair, Colin Gunter presented the book to Ely Library during the group meeting on February 7th 2015 and it should now be available to borrow  from the Adult Non-fiction Religious section (211.809). …

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Dec 06

Event Review: Astronomy Walk and Talk with Mark Thompson

Toppings Bookshop – Astronomy Walk and Talk with Mark Thompson Friday 21st November 2014 Venue: St Peter’s Church, Ely, Mark Thompson is a British astronomer, television presenter and writer best known for being one of the presenting team on the BBC show Stargazing Live. I attended this event partly because of my fascination with the …

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Oct 27

Ely Humanists ~ November Meeting

Sep 27

Ely Humanists – October Meeting

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