Lovely Social Evening on 14th February

Thank you to all those who have supported our new social events. This informal pub gathering takes place on the second Wednesday of every month. Hope to see you at the next one!

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Pastoral Care

Simon O’Donoghue, head of pastoral support at Humanists UK, will be speaking in Wanstead this month. In this article for the Wanstead Village Directory magazine the Chair of the East London Humanists, Paul Kaufman, explains the value of non-religious support: Continue reading

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Eating Animals

New Year reflections on developing an ethical position on eating animals, published Barking & Dagenham Post and Newham Recorder Jan 2018. Continue reading

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Christmas. Whats in a name?

East London Humanists article Barking & Dagenham Post 6.12.17.

Do Wednesdays worry you? The day is named after Woden, the God of death and battle.  Continue reading

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The Miracle of Stratford

Where are the new build places of worship in London E20, our newest Borough? East London Humanists ponder our changing built and social landscapes in the Newham Recorder opinion piece, for publication 2 Nov ’17. Continue reading

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Barking Breakthrough!

East London Humanists have taken another step forward with a regular column in the Barking and Dagenham Post. Our first piece published  October ’17 asks why Humanism isn’t taught in every school in the Borough: Continue reading

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Catching up. The struggle for equality in N.Ireland

The speaker at the East London Humanist meeting in October is Boyd Sleator of the recently formed N Ireland Humanists. This article due for publication in the Wanstead Village Directory sets the scene. Continue reading

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Humanists get spiritual in Redbridge!

In another breakthrough East London Humanists have been invited to contribute to the ‘Spiritual Life’ column in the Ilford Recorder and sister publications in LB Redbridge. This is the first article, due for publication in October. Continue reading

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Divided Communities

Opinion piece from East London Humanists. Published Newham Recorder 13.9.17

‘We need to live our lives not in a series of separated and segregated communities.’  So spoke Theresa May on 4 June, the day after the London Bridge terrorist outrage. Continue reading

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Charlie Gard and the religious meddlers.

Opinion piece Newham Recorder August 2017.

“The tragic story of baby Charlie Gard is fading from the headlines. However the dilemmas it represents will long remain a battleground. Continue reading

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