August Assembly

Come along to the next Sunday Assembly, August 9th, 11-12 at Secular Hall (I’ve just managed to get this notice in under the wire..). Stay for lunch! Meet new people! Catch up with old people! The theme is ‘Live Better’, and the speaker will be giving us an insight into a world that few know […]

The Enigma Vacations

Last Sunday, a crack team of mathematicians, linguists, computer programmers and wildlife illustrators was assembled at Bletchley Park. Drawn from all walks of life, this group of oddballs and eccentrics had but one purpose: to have a nice day out, with a break for lunch. At the height of its operation in World War II, […]

July Assembly Write-up

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” Benjamin Disraeli As the summer holidays arrived for the pupils of Leicester’s schools we gathered again to focus on a theme that is prominent in many people’s minds at the moment: travel. Ironically it might be the […]

July Assembly

The next Sunday Assembly will be on the 12th of July, at Secular Hall, 11am (though best to be there a little earlier). The theme is ‘Travel’, and the talk will be provided by our very own Michael Gerard. All are welcome – stay for lunch!

June Assembly Writeup

There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home! So lamented Dorothy, who after getting on the wrong side of a tornado and being pursued across a strange country by evil witches and aerial monkey sidekicks, was in a position to know something about the sorrows of displacement. But […]

Assembly Writeup

In 1981 Norman Tebbit, then Employment Secretary in Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government, famously said of his father, facing unemployment in the 1930s: “He didn’t riot. He got on his bike and looked for work, and he kept looking until he found it.” The image of the bike here does a lot of work: it’s a […]