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News and opinion
7 September 2018: The Commission on Religious Education has published its final report on the future of RE teaching in England.You can read the report and the analysis by the National Secular Society on its website. Please support their efforts to reform RE, and the general direction of this report and write to your MP. You can start with their template letter. Let's take this opportunity to push for true reform and consign confessionalist RE to the history books.
1 September 2018: The Society's Secular Hall Autumn Events Programme (September - December 2018) can now be downloaded here. Includes talks on air pollution by Professor Paul Monks and the Cooperative movement by Dorothy Francis..
12 August 2018: Commemorative plaque to George Jacob Holyoake to be unveiled on Friday 17th August at 2pm, outside 4 Woburn Walk, London WC1H OJL . Holyoake was the inspiration for the formation of Secular Societies including Leicester. He was one of the speakers at the opening of the Hall in 1881
24 May 2018: Summer edition of Leicester Secularist (No.78) - Call for closure of the failing Leicester Community Islamic School on Overton Road, Government duplicity on new faith schools, Lying for Jesus: Death Bed Conversions, Christianity and Conduct: WOMEN (an article from 1919 that is still pertinent) - these and many other articles in 16 pages of news, comment and reviews from LSS.
Page updated 21/1/2018.