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

Review: Humanist Books

On the 9th October we met at Kirkdale Bookshop, for an evening of recommendations and bookish chat. The doors opened at 7pm and there was time for chatting and browsing, along with drink and nibbles, before we settled to listen to three members recommend books. Their presentations are all attached below. We also intended to… Read more »

Bromley: AGM notes and Oct meeting

October meeting:When: Wednesday 11 October at 2.30 pm Where: United Reform Church, Widmore Road, Bromley, BR11RY Subject: There will be a discussion of ethical issues. AGM notes: Bromley Humanist Group held an AGM on Wednesday, 13th September, 2023. Five members attended.The Treasurer reported that we have several hundred pounds, which after paying outstanding amounts would still… Read more »

November Meeting: Everyday Utopia

When: Thursday 2 November, 8pm Where: Online via zoom – link here. Charge: £3 minimum donation; please transfer using these details: Account name: South East London Humanist Group; Sort code: 08-92-99; Account no: 65748721 Everyday Utopia – Radical Experiments in the Good Life Join us to watch and discuss a pre-recording presentation by Anthropologist Kristen… Read more »

Review: Food Banks

On 7th September a small handful of us collected in the upstairs room at the Prince of Peckham. The pub was noisy downstairs but our room – doubling as the karaoke room and therefore sound-proofed – was blissfully quiet and, almost as important on a warm day, air-conditioned. The staff were attentive and we settled… Read more »

Review: Humanly Possible talk

Talk by Sarah Bakewell at Blackheath Halls on 12th September Sarah Bakewell discussed her recently published book Humanly Possible with journalist Suzi Faey. She said that it was difficult to answer Suzi’s first question – what is humanism? It is a philosophical attitude that places the human at the centre of attention rather than some… Read more »