What we're about

A group for anyone interested in exploring Big Questions over a cup of coffee or a pint - rationally and passionately. This Meetup is an electronic noticeboard of the Cambridge Humanist Group. The CHG has been debating and socializing locally for many years.

The Cambridge Humanist Group is a welcoming and diverse community of atheists and secularists. We are committed to good company and a good life without religion. We stand up for the right of non-believers to be free from imposition by religious views and organisations.

We run Sunday coffee mornings at CB2 Bistro, hold a pub social at a central Cambridge venue on most 1st Thursdays of the month, hold discussions and various social events throughout the year.

All of the events posted on this Meetup site are open to non-members/ interested parties. Our Culture Club, Christmas Party and other events hosted by individual members at their homes are open to current fellow-members of the CHG only. A membership form is available from committee members at the Sunday coffee morning.

If you are non-religious and looking for interesting debates and like-minded people, why not come along?

'Try before You buy' - If you decide to join the CHG, your annual membership fee will help us rent venues for our talks and support our campaigns and events. For less than the cost of 2 cinema tickets a year you can make a valuable contribution to the cause of free thought and debate in Cambridge (concessions for the unwaged and standing orders).

Upcoming events (5+)

Meet up for the Cappuccino Club

Grafton Centre

Open to all interested parties. Meet like-minded people for a good chat over a casual drink (or nibble)... Our Sunday social morning has no fixed topic; new attendees and new questions are especially welcome. In order to keep this Meetup going, we appreciate help with covering our annual Meetup subscription cost (now well beyond £100). Casual visitors are invited to contribute £1 to meetings. Paid-up Members of the Cambridge Humanist Group attend all meetings, including the Cappuccino Club for free. If you would like to join the CHG as a full member, please speak to one of the current committee members.

Discussion: Should private schools be abolished?

Sir Isaac Newton pub

Parents who pay for private education are hoping to give their child a head start in getting into a good university and then into a successful career. Oxford and Cambridge take a large percentage of their students from private schools. Some people think this is unfair. On the other hand, you can argue that well off parents who send their children to state schools usually make sure that they buy a house in an area with a good school, and so are paying in a different way for a better education Also, British 'public' (i.e private) schools are popular with parents all over the world and bring large amounts of money into the economy. Come and air your views.

Meet up for the Cappuccino Club

Grafton Centre

Open to all interested parties. Meet like-minded people for a good chat over a casual drink (or nibble)... Our Sunday social morning has no fixed topic; new attendees and new questions are especially welcome. In order to keep this Meetup going, we appreciate help with covering our annual Meetup subscription cost (now well beyond £100). Casual visitors are invited to contribute £1 to meetings. Paid-up Members of the Cambridge Humanist Group attend all meetings, including the Cappuccino Club for free. If you would like to join the CHG as a full member, please speak to one of the current committee members.

Meet up for the Cappuccino Club

Grafton Centre

Open to all interested parties. Meet like-minded people for a good chat over a casual drink (or nibble)... Our Sunday social morning has no fixed topic; new attendees and new questions are especially welcome. In order to keep this Meetup going, we appreciate help with covering our annual Meetup subscription cost (now well beyond £100). Casual visitors are invited to contribute £1 to meetings. Paid-up Members of the Cambridge Humanist Group attend all meetings, including the Cappuccino Club for free. If you would like to join the CHG as a full member, please speak to one of the current committee members.

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