Every month, North East Humanists produces a short newsletter (6-12 pages on average) that informs our members and supporters about our latest activities and other Humanist news items. Members get this bulletin sent to them automatically, but you can also sign up to our email list to receive your own free copy. Contact us with any questions or suggestions about items for future bulletins.
August 2022 — Recap of talk Shedding Light on Dementia. Humanists UK Convention 2022 by Kate Hinton. Upcoming Event: NEH Summer Social. NEH Virtual Book Club. New Playground Equipment for the North East Autism Society. Philosophy Discussions in Newcastle Pubs. Humanists UK Campaign for the Human Rights Act. Humanistically Speaking: Religion and Sex.
July 2022 — Teesside social lunch. Recap of talk about election reform from Make Votes Matter. World Refugee Week by Les Milne. Book Club: Bel Canto and Diary of a Young Naturalist.. Upcoming Event: Shedding New Light on Dementias with Dr Paul Chazot. The Cuppa Club Microgrant. Obituary for Ann Cains. NEH Ceremonies poster. Northern Pride 2022. World Humanist Day message from Andrew Copson. Humanistically Speaking: How we age.
June 2022 — Recap of talk about Type 2 Diabetes. Public Outreach: Armstrong Bridge. Book Club Bel Canto. Upcoming Event: Electoral Reform with Make Votes Matter. Worldviews by Kate Hinton. Humanists UK Success: Closing Down Illegal School. Uganda School Goes Humanist and Honours Barrie Berkley. Humanistically Speaking: Can Humanists be Spiritual.
May 2022 — Recap of Sportswashing talk. Upcoming Event: The Secret of Life and Where Type 2 Diabetes Fits In. Update from Microgrant Recipient Ninebanks. New Strategy for Humanists UK. Faith Under Fire on BBC Africa Eye. Humanistically Speaking: The Drugs Debate.
April 2022 — Message from the chair. Welcome to our new trustees. Recap of Food Security talk. Our 2022 AGM. NEH Donation of £1000 to The Comfrey Project by Mike Turner. Book Club: The Mersault Investigation. Upcoming Event: The Premier League in the Eye of the Sportswashing Storm. Durham Plant and Seed Swap. Saudi-Backed Takeover of Newcastle United: A Newcastle Supporter's View by Liz Armstrong. In Memorium for Jack Grassby by Moira Turner. Some Recommended Reading About Ukraine by Ed Gibney. New President of Humanists UK. Humanists International in Glasgow. Humanistically Speaking: Our Place in the Cosmos.
March 2022 — Message from the editor. Recap of Darwin Day Lecture. Book Club: Piranesi. Upcoming Event: AGM + Talk on Food Security. AHA's Ten Commitments at Work in Uganda. Humanistically Speaking: Leaving My Religion.
February 2022 — Message from the editor. Recap of Why We Must Oppose the 2021 Health & Care Bill. Speaking Truth from Faith. Book Club: Blackberry Wine. Upcoming Event: Darwin Day Lecture—The Handshake: A Gripping History...and a Biological One by Ella Al-Shamahi. Sunday Breakfast Invitation. Linskill Centre's Microgrant for a Sensory Room Installation. An Evolutionary Perspective on the Meaning of Life by Ed Gibney. Uganda Humanist Schools Trust Update. Humanistically Speaking: War and Peace.
January 2022 — Happy New Year! Announcement About NEH Charity Donations. A Humanist Talk at Rosebery Park's Secure Psychiatric Unit by Jan Mole. Recap of NEH Winter Social. Upcoming Event: Why We Must Oppose the 2021 Health and Care Bill with Allyson Pollock. Article in The Guardian by Allyson Pollock. Jesmond Library Installation Using NEH Microgrant Award. Top 20 New Humanist Articles of 2021. Collection of 2021 Talks from Humanistically Speaking. Humanistically Speaking: Sentience Issues.
December 2021 — Seeking Trustees for NEH. Bequest from Peg Tumber. COP26. Remembrance Sunday. Decolonisation. Obituary for Joyce Harrison. Learning about Humanism at Blaydon West Primary by Kate Hinton. Book Club: Clock Dance. Upcoming Events: Winter Holiday Lunch Social. Humanists UK: That's Humanism! Humanists International Launches 2021 Freedom of Thought Report. Uganda Humanist Schools November Update. Humanistically Speaking: Interfaith Issues.
November 2021 — Hello from Norway. Update on the NEH Community Fund. Outreach to the Tynemouth Public by Mike Turner. Recap of The Story of Cognitive Immunity. Book Club: English Pastoral. Upcoming Events: Sunday Social Breakfasts. Remembrance Sunday. Decolonisation and Empire with Philip Nathan. National Interfaith Week. COP26. Humanism in Action Conference. A Humanists International Message from Mahmoud Jama Ahmed. Humanistically Speaking: Climate Change.
October 2021 — Update on the NEH Community Fund by Mike Turner. Book Club: The Goldfinch. Outreach to the Darlington Public by Jan Mole. Reminder for All Young Humanists! Recap of Pacifism and Remembrance lecture. Upcoming Event: The Story of Cognitive Immunology by Andy Norman. Salon.com Interview with Andy Norman. European Humanist Youth Days. Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing. Humanistically Speaking: Humanist Marriage.
September 2021 — Message from the Editor. Outreach to the Sunderland Public by Irene Wilkinson. Calling All Young Humanists! NEH Summer Social. Living with Covid-19. Upcoming event: Pacifism and Remembrance. Coping with International Misfortunes by Jan Mole. August Comte's Humanist Ideas by Mike Turner. Faith and Belief 2040 Report. Humanistically Speaking: Crime and Correction.
August 2021 — A brief message. Outreach to the Durham Public by Kate Hinton. Upcoming Summer Social. Humanist Values Bind Us Together by Ed Gibney. Humanist Heritage: The Union of Ethical Societies. Humanistically Speaking: Global Issues. New Humanist Q&A with A.C. Grayling. American Humanist Association's Summer Reading List. Humanists International’s Campaign to Protect Humanists at Risk.
July 2021 — Announcing the launch of our Community Fund. Outreach to the public by Kate Hinton. Book Club: Thinking Again. Recap of Death and the Surgeon talk. HUK appeal to help legalise compassionate assisted dying. My Death, My Decision website. Upcoming event: summer social. Notices about the NEH Current Affairs Group, pastoral support, new members, and a special birthday. NEH Member Profiles: Chris Butterworth. World Humanist Day information from Humanists International. Uganda Humanist Schools Trust rescues primary schools. Humanist Heritage and Harriet Martineau. Humanistically Speaking : The End of Hibernation?
June 2021 — Message from the Editor (new website). Recap of Tolerance and Free Speech talk. Book Club: Hamnet. Upcoming event: Death and the Surgeon. Outreach to the Public by Kate Hinton. Humanist Heritage and Margaret Knight. A Passage from Humanist Anthology by Mike Turner. Humanistically Speaking : Evolutionary Issues. Religious Threat to Global Human Rights Must Be Taken Seriously.
May 2021 — Message from the Management Committee (NEH Values and Beliefs). Recap of Mormonism talk. Book Club: The Salt Path. Upcoming Event: Tolerance and Free Speech. Thank You Messages from Moira Turner. Amazon Smile. Interview with Rebekka Hill. Launch of Humanist Climate Action. Humanistically Speaking: Humanism and Democracy. Free Mubarak Bala.
April 2021 — Annual Message from the Chair. Recap of Freedom, Fairness, and Vaccine Passports talk. Book Club: Atlas Hugged. Upcoming Event: Mormonism. Humanistically Speaking: International Women's Day. Obituary for Peg Tumber. Final Results for Charity of the Year. Local Campaign: Grace College.
March 2021 — A Special Note of Appreciation from the Chair. Recap of Darwin Day Lecture. Book Club: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold. Upcoming Event: AGM + Vaccine Passports. Coffee Morning for Crisis. Thank You From Uganda Humanist Schools Trust. The Aukland Project. Census 2021 Campaign.
February 2021 — Message from the Editor. Recap of Smart Cities talk. Book Club: Wilding. Upcoming Event: Darwin Day Lecture with David Sloan Wilson. Atlas Hugged Giveaway. Other Darwin Day Events Around the UK. Humanistically Speaking: Dear Darwin.
January 2021 — Message from the Editor. Book Club: Burial Rites. Upcoming Event: Smart Cities. Charitable Fundraising Activities. A Call for Members Who Are Celebrants.
December 2020 — Message from the Editor. Recap of Home Education talk. Remembrance Day. Book Club: The Inner Level. Current Affairs Email Group. Upcoming Event: Festive Social. New Offering—Talking About Humanism. HUK Launch for The Little Book of Humanism. Pressure in a Pandemic—A Note from the Howard League. New Book Series from Uganda Humanist Schools Trust.
November 2020 — Recap of talk on How More Equal Societies Improve Wellbeing. Book Club: Coal Creek. Upcoming Event: Home Education. Partner Event: The Ultimate Blasphemy—Disestablishing the Church of England. Partner Event: The Awakening—Humanism and the Age of Reason. Happy Birthday Peg. Membership and Welfare Update.
October 2020 — Message from the Editor. Recap of Gambling Addiction event. Book Club: Big Brother. Upcoming Event: Inequality. Related Reading: Inequality Breeds Stress and Anxiety. Conscience by Mike Turner. Charity Update: Isaac Newton School.
September 2020 — Message from the Editor. A Stroll Down Memory Lane by Moira Turner. Book Club: The Secret Scripture. Upcoming Event: Gambling Addiction. Charity Update: Ending Homelessness.
August 2020 — Message from the Editor. Recap of talk from The Humane League. Book Club: Girl, Woman, Other. Upcoming Event: Summer Holiday. Recommended Viewing: False Hope?; Love & Dying; The Race is On; Post-Doom Thinking and Living; and The Tenth Avenue Band. Charity Update: Ending Homelessness.
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