Monday 5th June
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Biobank – what is it and how does it benefit medical research?
Guest speaker Cathie Sudlow, Professor of Neurology and Clinical Epidemiology, at the Centre for Medical Informatics, University of Edinburgh will talk about Biobank - what is it and how it benefits medical research.
Monday 12th June
6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Green Lie – online film screening and discussion
A documentary film screening online, followed by a discussion on Zoom as part of the Climate Fringe Festival. Join us for ‘The Green Lie’, directed by Werner Boote.
Thursday 15th June
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Time Travel Game – part of the Climate Fringe Festival
Join us for an interactive games night online! Free to participate in. It is one thing to say ‘Another World is Possible.’ It’s another to experience it, however momentarily.
Saturday 17th June
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Picnic and Play – Family Fun in East Pollokshields
Enjoy a FREE family fun event with Licketyspit, Kin Kitchen and The Hidden Gardens. Bring a picnic and enjoy the gardens, they are open for everyone to enjoy from 12pm – 5pm, and there are free workshops for children aged 3-8 and their families from 1pm-3pm.
Sunday 18th June
11:30am - 1:30pm
World Humanist Day guided geological walk and picnic
Enjoy this geologically inspired walk led by Angus Miller in Edinburgh. A bespoke walking tour for those interested in the deep-time aspects of geology and its relevance to Humanism and Humanists.
Wednesday 21st June
7:00pm - 9:00pm
An introduction to humanism and recent humanist campaigns
An informative and engaging evening on the subject of humanism, and an opportunity to hear the latest updates on Humanist Society Scotland’s campaigning work from Chief Executive, Fraser Sutherland.
Thursday 22nd June
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Tree planting and picnic in Oban
Argyll Humanists will be planting a fruit tree to celebrate World Humanist Day, followed by a picnic. Anyone interested in humanism is very welcome to come along and enjoy a leisurely picnic.
Saturday 24th June
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Pride Edinburgh Community Fair 2023
Pride Edinburgh will be back and bigger than ever, on Saturday, June 24th, 2023. This is Scotland's longest running celebration of diversity, Pride Edinburgh ensures the rainbow shines over the capital city.
Monday 26th June
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Film screening: ‘Contact’ – a celebration of Carl Sagan
Join us at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries for a rare screening of the 1997 sci-fi drama 'Contact', based on the novel by the late scientist, astronomer and humanist Carl Sagan.
Thursday 29th June
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Book group meeting – Hex by Jenni Fagan
We will be discussing Hex by Jenni Fagan. A powerfully poignant tale of one of the most turbulent moments in Scotland's history: the North Berwick Witch Trials.