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British Humanist Association
Newham Bookshop will be selling books at the
British Humanist Association Annual Conference 2015
in Bristol on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 19, 20 and 21 June

We’ll have all the speakers’ books together with a wide selection of books of interest to all those attending. Speakers include: Jim Al-Khalili, Julian Baggini, Phil Hammond, Helen Lewis, Alice Roberts and Kate Smurthwaite. Click here for details.


Peter Singer The Most Good You Can Do

Monday 8 June at 7.30 pm at Conway Hall

Peter Singer: “How to be
an effective altruist”

Philosopher Peter Singer shows how living altruistically often leads to greater personal fulfillment than living for oneself. He will be in discussion with freelance philosopher and writer Nigel Warburton. This event, presented by the Conway Hall Ethical Society, London Thinks, Effective Altruism and Giving What We Can, is in aid of the Against Malaria Foundation. Click here for full details and tickets.


London Overground

Tuesday 23 June at 7.30 pm at The Wanstead Tap

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An evening with Iain Sinclair
London Overground:
A Day’s Walk
Around the Ginger Line

Click here for more details. Tickets £5 from Newham Bookshop or The Wanstead Tap.



The Angel and the Cad

Friday 3 July at 7 pm at Wanstead Library

Geraldine Roberts: The Angel and the Cad
Love, Loss and Scandal in Regency England

This is the story of the high society scandal that gripped Regency England, the marriage between Catherine Tylney Long and the nephew of the Duke of Wellington. They lived at Wanstead House in Wanstead Park, which was demolished in 1823.

Click here for more details. Tickets £5 from Newham Bookshop or Wanstead Library.



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