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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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Feb 02

February 2017 – Meeting Reminder

MEETING – SATURDAY 4th February, 2017 –  The Meeting Room, Ely Library, The Cloisters, Ely, CB7 4ZH (10.00 – 11.30am) For more information about the group, please click HERE

Nov 02

November 2016 – Meeting Reminder

MEETING – SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2016 The Meeting Room, Ely Library, The Cloisters, Ely, CB7 4ZH (10.00 – 11.30am) TOPIC: ‘Is There Room for God in Humanism?’ You can click HERE to read more info following on from the October meeting topic – ‘Humanism’, which may also be useful for this month’s discussion. (Refreshments will be …

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Feb 12

Happy Darwin Day!

Today is Darwin Day, an annual celebration of the enormous scientific legacy of Charles Darwin and his discovery of evolution by natural selection. Following on from February’s meeting, here are the links to more information about The Ancestor’s Trail, which takes place later in the year, and The Ancestor’s Tale by Richard Dawkins.     …

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Sep 29

September Round-up

Ely Humanists donated a copy of What is Humanism?, by Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young, to Ely Library. A letter was sent to our local Conservative MP, on behalf of Ely Humanist Group, regarding the reading of the Assisted Dying Bill in Parliament. As yet we have no response to the letter, however the Secretary …

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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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Ely Humanists – 2017 Meetings

Next Library Meeting – Saturday November 4th 2017

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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Dec 01

Ely Humanists – December Meeting