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Human beings are social animals, and we often feel the need to get together to find support, learn new things, meet new people, and work together for a common cause. Very often we just want to get together to relax and have fun with like-minded people.

You might want to satisfy these desires in relation to your non-religious beliefs – which is where local humanist groups come in!

Local groups undertake a variety of activities, and give you the opportunity to:

  • Meet and socialise with like-minded people;
  • Campaign on humanist or secularist issues;
  • Learn, exchange ideas, and debate issues;
  • Volunteer and engage in other charitable work;
  • Represent humanist and secularist views, and provide a balance to the influence of religious groups;
  • Promote and celebrate scientific and rational thinking;
  • Promote Humanism as a life-stance;
  • Have fun!

Your local humanist groups

You can see all the humanist activity in your local area on our Local Humanism Map.

Start your own humanist group

If there isn’t a group near you, then why not set one up? It’s easy! See our Setting up a Group pages for details.

Other Groups and Associated Organisations

There are also a number of other humanist groups associated with Humanists UK:

Political and Special Interest Groups

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