Ludlow and Marches Humanists: 17 March meeting on ‘Bringing voting into the 21st century’

Our neighbours the Ludlow and Marches Humanists have their next meeting on Tuesday 17 March.  John Jones, Deputy Returning Officer for Herefordshire, will talk on From Bribery to the Ballot Box and Beyond – Bringing Voting into the 21st Century, covering recent changes to electoral registration.

7.30pm, at The Friends Meeting House, St Mary’s Lane. Ludlow SY8 1DZ. All welcome.

Their advertised programme is as follows:

21 April – Taking the lid off the Medieval Church, a talk by Bob Milner

19 May – Annual General Meeting. Appropriate video and cake on offer.

21 June – Summer Social – a saunter and a ramble around Ludlow finishing with lunch at a local hostelry.

15 Sept – The philosophy of Heraclitus by Mark Pitter

20 Oct – Secular Art – Renee Le Grande traces the changes in artistic influences in Western Art.

17 Nov – To be confirmed

Email them for further information.

 

Humanist Hustings in London: British Humanist Association

British Humanist Association is holding a hustings on May 6th for the upcoming European Elections.

The event is being held in conjunction with the Central London Humanist Group and Conway Hall Ethical Society. The BHA has over 30,000 members and supporters who will be very keen to get their questions to candidates on a range of issues to gender equality, LGBT rights, freedom of thought and expression, sexual and reproductive rights of women, sexual education, freedom of scientific research and access to education for all.

We have candidates from all the parties standing:

  • Mary Honeyball MEP, Labour Party
  • Caroline Attfield, Conservative
  • Matt J. McLaren MEP, Liberal Democrats
  • Jean Lambert MEP, Green Party
  • Gerard Batten MEP, UKIP
  • Dr. Louise Irvine, NHA party

We hope to see you there.

You can find out more here and register to attend:
https://humanism.org.uk/humanisthustings

The European Humanist Federation manifesto can be found here:
http://humanistfederation.eu/ckfinder/userfiles/files/our-work/Memorandum%20EP/EHF%20Manifesto%20for%20European%20elections%20EN.pdf

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