Leicester Secular Society Events

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Saturday, 1 February 2020
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10:00 Category: Secular Hall (non-LSS event)[10:00] Greenpeace Ocean Experience exhibition (non-LSS)
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Greenpeace Leicester are holding an exhibition of photos taken during the Greenpeace pole to pole voyage earlier this year. The purpose of the exhibition is to highlight the incredible beauty but also terrible fragility of the oceans and gather support for the Global Ocean Treaty to be negotiated at the United Nations in the Spring. We want people and their MP's to come to the exhibition, appreciate for themselves what is at stake and then sign up to our Protect the Oceans petition. Furthermore we want people to write messages to the Prime Minister asking him to give the UN negotiations the highest priority by sending the Foreign Secretary to that meeting. Location is a short walk from the Clock Tower and there is plenty of parking nearby. Attendance is free. Doors open at 10:00AM Details: - https://greenwire.greenpeace.org/uk/en-gb/events/ocean-experience-exhibition-leicester - https://www.chooseyourevent.co.uk/event/177455/greenpeace-ocean-experience-exhibition

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19:00 Category: External event featuring LSS member(s)[19:30] Hamish Whiteley: Growing Up With Grandma book launch (ext event)
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Hamish writes: "Another event to launch my book 'Growing Up With Grandma.' If you missed the first one at the Secular Hall in October, here’s another chance! If you came to that, you'll no doubt want to come again! "I will be doing some readings and giving an illustrated talk about the book, how it came to be written, how some of the stories came to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 etc. "The event is part of the South Knighton Community Events programme. The usual format is that there is a charge of £5 on the door, and people are invited to bring food and drink which forms part of a buffet supper which is eaten after the talk. It is all very civilised and enjoyable. "It would be lovely if you could be there. The book will be on sale. It is currently available on Amazon and also from some bookshops." South Knighton Community: http://www.southknighton.com/

[19:30] Public meeting with Palestine University Students (ext event)
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Palestinian Voices Matter - Leicester Friends of Bethlehem and Leicester Palestine Solidarity Campaign joint public meeting Students from Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Hebron are coming to Leicester to speak about their lives under military occupation and the impact on their education. Six young people studying medicine, dentistry, special education and social work, and business administration are visiting Leicester for one night only on their whistle-stop speaking tour of the UK. This is an unmissable opportunity to engage with them and find out about the realities of their lives Saturday 1st February, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Robert Hall Memorial Baptist Church, 147 Narborough Road, Leicester LE3 0PD (In the coffee bar, through the blue door on Narborough Road.) Car park at the rear of the Church on Upperton Road LE3 0HB This is a free event but there will be a collection towards the cost of the visit. "Please join us in solidarity" See www.palestinecampaign.org for PSC membership, national campaigns, events, information and resources

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