Shropshire Humanist held their annual Hot Potato open mike evening on 17 January 2019, and it was a big success.
At our September meeting, humanists talked about their activities.
Maxine Beech talked about her job conducting humanists weddings, funerals and baby-naming:
Sue Falder on humanist pastoral Care and chaplaincy:
Education in schools by Simon Nightingale:
The full meeting:
Simon Nightingale gave his talk at Oswestry Library on 18 May 2018.
Simon’s 2017 talk is also online. He will be giving the talk again on Wednesday 4 July at 7.30 pm at University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ.
Shrewsbury U3A record all their guest speakers and upload the videos to YouTube for all to watch. In April 2017, the chair of Shropshire Humanist Group, Dr. Simon Nightingale, spoke to them about Humanism.
This talk is a well-structured introduction for anyone interested in humanism. There are questions from the U3A audience towards the end.
Shrewsbury U3A member and chair of Shropshire Humanist Group, Dr. Simon Nightingale outlines the principles of humanism. This talk is a well-structured introduction for anyone interested in humanism, for example, those who believe that it is possible to lead a good life and be a good person without religion will find areas of common interest. Those with religious faith who are interested in learning more of a rapidly growing, influential non-religious world view are especially encouraged to watch the presentation which includes questions from the U3A audience towards the end.
There are many videos on the British Humanist Association YouTube channel. They include lectures by distinguished speakers, panel discussions and specially-produced videos on Humanism.
Why not have a look?
Among the recent additions, the Holyoake lecture 2016 by Owen Jones: