Promoting a positive, caring outlook, for the one life we have

Leaving Jehovah-the cost of being born into a cult.

18/10/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Leaving Jehovah-the cost of being born into a cult.
The Bridge Hotel, Newcastle NE1 1RQ

 Leaving Jehovah – the cost of being born into a cult. Theo Howarth, a former Jehovah’s Witness will be telling us about his experiences and the difficulties that many face when they leave the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Please note the change of venue as our regular venue is unavailable this month. Please note the room is on the first floor and accessed by a flight of stairs, sorry for any inconvenience.

We charge £1 to cover the cost of the venue, everyone is welcome.



Brunch in Durham

14/10/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brunch in Durham
86 Hastings Avenue, Durham DH1 3QQ

The Durham Humanists are a small friendly group that always welcomes new people. We will be hosting a brunch for humanists and their friends to meet, eat and socialise. There will be no charge for the event but you are welcome to make a donation to our charity of the year Equal Arts. Please RSVP to  Susan Walker:  shushannah@talktalk.net and let me know if you have any dietary requirements.



Freedom From Torture

13/09/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Freedom From Torture
86 Hastings Avenue, Durham DH1 3QQ

Louise Wellington from Freedom From Torture will talk about the work of the group. There is a £1 charge to cover expenses, which includes light refreshments, any profit from running the group will be donated to Equal Arts.

New faces are always welcome.



Confessions of a Devout Sceptic

19/07/2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Confessions of a Devout Sceptic
The Gallowgate Room, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 4SG

David Boulton a Humanist Quaker we be delivering a talk: Confessions of a Devout Sceptic: On being Godless for God’s sake.

Doors open at 6:30 and the talk will start at 7pm. There is a £1 charge which covers refreshments, there is also a raffle to raise money for our charity of the year.



Kate Smurthwaite Presents ForniKATEress

10/07/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kate Smurthwaite Presents ForniKATEress
The Bridge Hotel, Newcastle NE1 1RQ

We are so lucky to have Kate back to entertain us again at North East Humanists.

Award-winning British TV and radio regular Kate Smurthwaite presents her hilariously honest show about open relationships and her own non-monogamous lifestyle.
“Edgy and brilliantly funny, Kate deals with what would be considers hard hitting topics with an openness and ease that is fabulous to behold.
The show is beautifully written, sensitive and totally immersive with an attitude that is perfect for the subject.” ★★★★★ Bunbury Magazine, 2017
“One of the wittiest gun-slingers I’ve ever seen on stage…she can cover the full spectrum from crunchy political interviews to live prime-time comedy” The Spectator, 2017

Tickets are £6 for members and £10 for non-members. They can be purchased using the form below or by sending a cheque for the full amount made payable to North East Humanists to NEH Phil Barraclough, Treasurer, North East Humanists, 7 Kildale, Mount Pleasant, Houghton-Le-Spring. DH4 7SG.

If you choose to pay by BACS rather than PayPal our account details are:

The Co-operative Bank

Sort code 08-92-99

a/c no. 65183674

a/c name: North East Humanists

Please use KS and your name as our reference number.

 



Innovation on Ageing

21/06/2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Innovation on Ageing
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Graham Armitage ( Deputy Director Institute for Ageing, Newcastle University) will be delivering the talk for our June monthly meeting.

We charge £1 entrance which includes light refreshments.



Sikhism

14/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sikhism
86 Hastings Avenue, Durham DH1 3QQ

Cloud Singh from the Newcastle Sikh Temple (Gurdwara) joins us to give us a brief introduction to Sikhism and speak to us about what he does for the community of the North East and to answer our questions on Sikhism.

As usual  everyone is welcome, we charge a £1 to cover the cost of refreshments and all profits go to Equal Arts. 



Assassination & Secret Prisons

17/05/2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Assassination & Secret Prisons
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

The Work of Reprieve around Assassination & Secret Prisons

(in association with Amnesty Newcastle and Freedom from Torture)

Talk by Omran Belhadi Barrister and Caseworker with REPRIEVE.

Doors open at 6:30 for a 7pm start there is a £1 entrance fee which includes refreshments