Just to say I’m photographing at quite a few secular/skepticky events over the next month, in various cities. If anyone’s at / around any of these, it’d be cool to meet up. I’ll nag closer to the time, but I’m currently booked for:
- Protest the Pope debate on the topic of “The Papal Visit should not be a State Visit”. AC Grayling and Peter Tatchell vs. Austen Ivereigh and Christopher Jamison.
Wednesday 1st September. London. Conway Hall.
- Come along to the Department of Health and become a registered practitioner of Old Wives’ Traditional Medicine. Sense about Science are highlighting the Department of Health’s proposed regulatory scheme for traditional medicine practitioners that doesn’t check whether the practitioner has any medical training, nor whether the medicine works.
Wednesday 8th September. London. Department of Health, Whitehall.
- Relief-o-matic comedy show, raising money for AIDS prevention and relief projects. Robin Ince, Ed Byrne, Natalie Haynes, Ben Goldacre, plus special guests.
Monday 13th September. London. Bloomsbury Theatre.
- Nope Pope: The Party. This is going to be an interesting one. Live music, dancing, deity-free weddings from ‘Pope Steve’, and fancy dress prizes.
Friday 17th September. London. Conway Hall.
- The big Protest the Pope march / rally. Starts Hyde Park at 1pm, then marches through Picadilly and Trafalgar Square to Downing Street.
Saturday 18th September. London. Hyde Park.
- BHA Liberal Democrat Conference Fringe Event. Discussion on ‘What role, if any, does faith have in the ‘Big Society’?’.
Sunday 19th September. Liverpool. Liverpool Hilton.
- BHA Labour Party Conference ‘No-prayer’ breakfast. Tea. Coffee. Secular pastries.
Tuesday 28th September. Manchester. Manchester Central.
- BHA Conservative Party Conference Event. A panel discussion on faith, multiculturalism and the ‘Big Society’, with Q&A.
Tuesday 5th October. Birmingham. Hyatt Regency.
- BHA Holyoake Lecture. Professor John Harris speaks on ‘Taking the “human” out of Humanism’.
Thursday 21st October. Manchester. St Peter’s House, Precinct Centre.