Atheism UK President Retires after 7 years

At the 7th August 2021 Atheism UK AGM, Chris Street retired from Atheism UK (AUK) Council after serving 10 years, seven years as President.

Chris was introduced to AUK by Richard Green (the late AUK Vice President) in 2010, at a ‘Challenging Religious Faith’ meeting at Dorset Humanists. Chris joined AUK Council in 2011.

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Atheism UK podcasts: No. 1

Here is the first in a new series of podcasts by Atheism UK:

What is an atheist? Do they have any morals? Atheism UK will be posting regular podcasts on a variety of topics, so look out for them here or on our YouTube channel. (more…)

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Collective worship in schools

Schools could be found in breach of failing to fulfil requirements for daily ‘collective worship’.

The Education Act (1944) requires all maintained schools to provide a daily act of collective worship. Many schools have allowed this requirement to gradually lapse as the UK becomes more secular. However this recent article in the Times Educational Supplement has raised the potential threat that schools could be investigated for not complying with the requirements cited in the Education Act (1944) to provide collective worship. (more…)

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Census Day: March 21st 2021

        census 2021 Atheism UK from Andy Phillips on Vimeo. Don’t believe it? – Don’t tick it! On 21st March 2021, the Office for National Statistics (ONS)…

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New Year Greetings & Census 2021

John Richards (Atheist Alliance International (AAI) Publications Director and Vice President of Atheism UK) asked Chris Street, (President, Atheism UK) to record a New Year's Eve greeting for the AAI…

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Freedom of Thought Report 2020

JOIN Humanists International on 10th December 2020 at 3 pm for the launch of the ninth edition of the Freedom of Thought Report.

Since 2012 Humanists International has published the report to monitor the rights and treatment of humanists, atheists and non-religious people in every country in the world.

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Rock Singer Jon Steingard loses his faith

Unbelievable? hosted this discussion... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R9KGjxkz7E Atheism UK Council member John Richards also interviewed Jon Steingard in September 2020... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1VQkMIpulc&feature=youtu.be

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