Humanists UK invited for the first time to participate in Remembrance service at the Cenotaph

Humanists UK has been invited to participate in the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Westminster for the first time, following many years of campaigning effort. Humanists UK Continue Reading →

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Remembrance, a Secular Reflection

On Sat 11 Nov 2017, the Defence Humanist Network hosted the second secular Remembrance event at the Fitzrovia Chapel in London. The unconsecrated chapel was filled with more than double Continue Reading →

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Photos from Remembrance, A Secular Reflection 2017

  • Preparing for the Last Post.
    Preparing for the Last Post.
  • Cpl Ben Collier 'A Link to the Past'
    Cpl Ben Collier 'A Link to the Past'
  • 'PTSD' by Mary G, read by Aircraftswoman Catherine Woods
    'PTSD' by Mary G, read by Aircraftswoman Catherine Woods
  • Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group, Air Vice Marshall James, with Chair of the DHN, Squadron Leader Emily McCullouch and Humanist Celebrant Flight Lieutenant Ruth Staton.
    Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group, Air Vice Marshall James, with Chair of the DHN, Squadron Leader Emily McCullouch and Humanist Celebrant Flight Lieutenant Ruth Staton.
  • '100 years of female service within the Royal Navy' read by Lieutenant Commander Charlie Jones.
    '100 years of female service within the Royal Navy' read by Lieutenant Commander Charlie Jones.
  • 'A Soldier's Kiss' by Henry Chappell, read by Squadron Leader Andy Wasley.
    'A Soldier's Kiss' by Henry Chappell, read by Squadron Leader Andy Wasley.
  • Prof A C Grayling on the meaning of Remembrance.
    Prof A C Grayling on the meaning of Remembrance.
  • Chief of Defence People, Lt Gen Nugee, with Sqn Ldr Emily McCullouch and Sqn Ldr Andy Wasley.
    Chief of Defence People, Lt Gen Nugee, with Sqn Ldr Emily McCullouch and Sqn Ldr Andy Wasley.
  • The London Humanist Choir sing their deeply moving rendition of 'We Will Remember Them'.
    The London Humanist Choir sing their deeply moving rendition of 'We Will Remember Them'.
  • Lt Col Laurence Quinn pipes 'Flowers of the Forest' to open the ceremony.
    Lt Col Laurence Quinn pipes 'Flowers of the Forest' to open the ceremony.
  • Members and friends of the Defence Humanist Network.
    Members and friends of the Defence Humanist Network.
  • Chief Executive Humanists UK, Andrew Copson, Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group, Air Vice Marshall James, and Senior Champion of the Defence Humanist Netwrok, Dr Roger Hutton.
    Chief Executive Humanists UK, Andrew Copson, Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group, Air Vice Marshall James, and Senior Champion of the Defence Humanist Netwrok, Dr Roger Hutton.
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Remembrance: A Secular Reflection 2017

Following on from the success of our Remembrance event last year, Defence Humanists will be holding ‘Remembrance: A Secular Reflection’ from 15:00 to 17:00 on Armistice Day, 11 Nov 2017. Continue Reading →

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Remembrance: A Humanist Reflection – Report

This is a copy of the report following the Defence Humanists Network remembrance service that has been published in various Defence publications.20161209-Remembrance Article_CA edit v2 (2)

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Remembrance 2016: A Humanist Reflection

Some photos from the Remembrance service. Report to follow.

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Defence Humanists Remembrance Wreath

A Defence Humanists Remembrance wreath is now available through the BHA store.

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Defence Humanists AGM 2017

The Defence Humanists AGM 2017 will be held 4/5 May 2017 at Amport House. More details to follow.

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Remembrance: A Humanist Reflection – 13 November 2016

Defence Humanists and the Defence Humanist Network will be holding their first Remembrance event in central London on Remembrance Sunday, 13 November 2016. Remembrance: A Humanist Reflection will take place from 13:00 in the Continue Reading →

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