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August 2017

Humanist Pub Night

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Oak, 42-44 Woodstock Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6HT United Kingdom
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Please come along and join us at our monthly pub meet up. A great chance to relax with fellow atheists, humanists, secularists to discuss topical issues, exchange thoughts, comments or ideas, engage in some lively debate, or just enjoy a drink or two and some laughs with a congenial, sympathetic group. Contact the host, Max Von Seibold if you want him to look out for and welcome you on arrival. Hope to meet some of you there from time to…

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September 2017
£3

SitPO – The Empire Strikes Back: Telling Different Stories about Britain’s Past – Charlotte Lydia Riley

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St Aldate’s Tavern, Oxford, OX1 1BU United Kingdom + Google Map

The British Empire was the largest empire in modern history. At its height, it covered a quarter of the world's surface and encompassed a fifth of the world's population. For centuries, Britannia ruled the waves; from Ireland to India, from Ghana to Guiana, the union flag flew high over British territory. Britain tells this story as a story of triumphs: a small island coming proudly to dominate the world, with the empire cast both as a sign of military might…

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OxHums talk: Britain’s Changing Religion and Beliefs Profile: What are the Facts and how should Humanists respond? – Jeremy Rodell

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Restore Centre, Manzil Way, Cowley
Oxford, OX4 1YH United Kingdom
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​We're currently living through what has been referred to as the biggest change in the religion and belief landscape in Britain since the Reformation, 500 years ago. But what's really going on? What are the facts? And how can humanists respond? Jeremy Roddell, BHA Dialogue Officer​, is visiting local groups to update us on what is going on and how we can/should handle the changes facing us.

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Humanist pub night

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Oak, 42-44 Woodstock Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6HT United Kingdom
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Please come along and join us at our monthly pub meet up. A great chance to relax with fellow atheists, humanists, secularists to discuss topical issues, exchange thoughts, comments or ideas, engage in some lively debate, or just enjoy a drink or two and some laughs with a congenial, sympathetic group. Contact the host, Max Von Seibold if you want him to look out for and welcome you on arrival. Hope to meet some of you there from time to…

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October 2017
£4

SitPO – Economic inequality – what is it good for? – Danny Dorling

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St Aldate’s Tavern, Oxford, OX1 1BU United Kingdom + Google Map

Political opinion in the UK in 2017 changed at a faster rate than it has changed in many decades. This statement is true if the measure of opinion used is voting intension in polling in May, or the swing in the general election held in June. The Labour Party raised the issue of economic inequality repeatedly during the election campaign. The Conservative election manifesto advocated meritocracy as a solution, maintaining inequalities but trying to ensure that those who deserve the…

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OxHums Viridor facility visit

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Viridor Ardley ERF, Middleton Stoney Road, Ardley
Bicester , Oxfordshire OX27 7AA United Kingdom
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We are organising a visit to the Viridor facility, where all the non-recycled  rubbish is processed so that nothing in Oxfordshire goes into landfill,  for 15 people  on Thursday October 19th from 10.30 - 12.30 We will start at the visitor’s centre and have a talk from one of the scientist teachers before being taken through the facility. Health and safety regulations are strictly enforced which means we have to stay together at all times. The tour will take us…

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OxHums talk: ‘Telling people about Humanism’ by Simon Nightingale

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Restore Centre, Manzil Way, Cowley
Oxford, OX4 1YH United Kingdom
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Simon Nightingale is Chair of Shropshire Humanists, a neurologist, and a prize-winning puzzle-maker to boot. He contributes short talks on Humanism to local radio, and participates in inter-faith discussions; he will be considering techniques, tactics and pitfalls when communicating Humanist messages to people of different outlooks. Simon will be visiting us in October to give a talk on  “Telling People about Humanism”. Doors open at 7.30 so the talk will start promptly at 8pm to allow us time for comments,…

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Humanist pub night

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Oak, 42-44 Woodstock Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6HT United Kingdom
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Please come along and join us at our monthly pub meet up. A great chance to relax with fellow athesists, humanists, secularists to discuss topical issues, exchange thoughts, comments or ideas, engage in some lively debate, or just enjoy a drink or two and some laughs with a congenial, sympathetic group. Contact the host, Max Von Seibold if you want him to look out for and welcome you on arrival. Hope to meet some of you there from time to…

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November 2017
£3

SitP – The Former RE Teacher’s Guide To Non-Belief by Kevin Precious

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Aldate’s Tavern, 108 St Aldates
Oxford, OX1 1BU United Kingdom
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In between the various comedic activites, Kevin Precious attends his local humanist group - he's an agnostic, folks - where he loves a good old debate about the big questions in life. Expect jokes and stories then, about his time as an RE teacher, being a humanist, the God-Shaped Hole, and the philosophy of religion... and you can ask him a few questions of your own afterwards, if you wish. Kevin Precious is a former RE teacher turned stand-up comedian…

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OxHums talk – David Williams on Brexit – our place in today’s world

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Restore Centre, Manzil Way, Cowley
Oxford, OX4 1YH United Kingdom
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Longstanding member David Williams is coming along to give us an informative talk on Brexit.  

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