This is the programme of our neighbours, the Ludlow and Marches Humanist Group. Please note that the programme is subject to change, and SHG does not have any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Please contact rocheforts [at] tiscali.co.uk for details.
20 September – ‘A short course on Humanism, part 5’ – Jano Rochefort will be presenting the next section of this course, which is around the history of origins [Provisional].
18 October – ‘Tales of Shropshire’ – a talk by local historian Keith Pybus [Provisional].
13 November – Remembrance Sunday. We shall again be presenting a small wreath at the Peace Memorial in Ludlow at 11 a.m. This will be in memory of all who have perished in conflicts during and since the First World War, no matter for which country, creed or religion. Please feel free to join us.
15 November – ‘Religious Education – an update’ – A talk by Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of the BHA. We’re very pleased to have Andrew come and talk to us, and will be extending an invitation to local Humanist Groups – hopefully, we should get a big turnout for this. [This event has been confirmed by Andrew]
WINTER & SPRING 2017
8 January – Winter Social – Plan is to meet for lunch in the Unicorn, Corve Street, Ludlow at 12:30 p.m. [Provisional]
21 February – ‘Ludlow’s Workhouse’ – an exploration of its history and consequences, by John Nash. [Provisional]
21 March – ‘History of Architecture from the religious to secular’ by Frank Ryding. [Provisional]
18 April – Plans are for a talk by either a representative of the local Islamic community, or a Buddhist about their faiths, or a minister of the Church of England or Palmer’s Guild to discuss the future of churches (i.e. use of the buildings) or the Church (as in Anglicanism). [Provisional]
16 May – Annual General Meeting. The usual formalities, plus an appropriate video and refreshments & cakes.