Here you will find news from SELHuG and the Bromley Humanists.

December social: evening drinks

When: Monday 9th December 2019, from 7pmWhere: Catford Bridge Tavern, Station approach, London, SE6 4RE (map) Please come along and join us for a relaxed evening of conversation and good company over drinks. The venue also serves food. With the general election just a few days afterwards, come along to either discuss the issues or… Read more »

New Cross Dec meeting: Amnesty letter writing

When: Thursday 5th December 2019, 7.30pmWhere: New Cross (map) Amnesty International has a campaign throughout November/December every year called Write for Rights, encouraging people to write messages of support to people around the world who have suffered injustice and to write appeal letters. With Human Rights Day on 10th December, we thought it would be… Read more »

Review: Rembrandt’s Light

Review of Rembrandt’s Light at Dulwich Picture Gallery, following a SELHuG visit on the 13th October. Go and see this exhibition if you can before it ends on 2 February 2020. It is a gorgeous exhibition – not huge but substantial enough to leave a lasting impression of Rembrandt’s artistry and genius. Rembrandt died 350… Read more »

Review: Anti-Semitism in pre-war Britain and now

SELHuG meeting, October 2019 David Rosenberg, the historian, educationalist and walks guide, opened his talk with a brief description of his family background. His grandparents were all immigrants – on his mother’s side from Ukraine to London’s East End and on his father’s side from Poland to Canada. He was brought up in a Jewish… Read more »

BBC campaign update and Nov demo

Pointless and platitudinous: John Humphrys and Lord Singh speak out about Thought for the Day In the last week former Today presenter John Humphrys has said that Thought for the Day is discriminatory and “rather pointless” because it excludes non-religious voices, while regular contributor Lord Singh of Wimbledon has quit because he found editorial interference… Read more »