We offer a friendly and relaxed environment to meet, discuss and connect with like-minded people.
Regular meet-ups with talks on a variety of topics
Socials where we chat around a table or discuss particular themes
An introduction to Humanism through our exploratory 'One Life Sessions'
Support for annual events like the 'Great Get-Together'
We have a range of events to suit everyone - see sections below for dates of what's coming up
We provide a programme of entertaining, informative and fun social events where expert speakers talk on a range of subjects relevant to Humanism.
December Festival of Light evening December 18 at 7:30 pm
Join us for our Festival of Light meal and drinks at Commonhall Street Social. Let's celebrate friendship and a successful year for Chester Humanists!
Cost of a 2 course meal is £20 per head, but please let us know directly if you need some financial assistance.
Please state your intention to attend and any dietary requirements by email to:
and be aware that numbers are limited.
Address is: 10, Commonhall St, Chester CH1 2BJ
Meetings are normally held at:
Industry, 1 Overleigh Rd, Handbridge, CH4 7HL
Starting at 7pm with tea & coffee
As part of our commitment to publicise Humanism and support other local community groups who share our aims, we will participate in the following annual events:
Chester Humanists are pleased as punch to announce that following our invitation, Professor AC Grayling will be speaking at the Chester Literature Festival on the 30th November! This event will take place the Garret Theatre at Chester Storyhouse.
This event, in association with our friends at Liverpool Humanists, will be a fantastic opportunity to hear Professor Grayling talk about his amazing new book, The History of Philosophy.
We advise you to book your tickets soon to avoid disappointment! Tickets are nearly sold out!!!
Please use Eventbrite to purchase tickets;
Be seeing you! 😊
In addition to the activities already mentioned, we are also exploring a number of other smaller initiatives, such as regular book clubs, social gatherings and Sunday Services. Please contact us for more details.
Ad-hoc meet ups in a local pub or restaurant to chat around a table and get to know each other or to discuss a particular theme
One Life Sessions
Finding meaning in Life, Happiness, Critical thinking and finding out about the world, Living Well - the Environment and World around us - Spirituality
Six interactive discussion based sessions that look at different aspects of Humanism
Join the course or come along for a particular session
Dates are currently being confirmed and will be posted as soon as they are available
Please contact us if you would like more information or want to sign up for the next course
We also campaign for a rational approach to public ethical issues in order to contribute to a public life where decisions are made on evidence rather than on the basis of irrational beliefs or religious doctrines. The campaigns we engage in are driven by interest from our members.