Event Type: Talk
Celebrating Life (and Death) the Humanist Way

DATE:
Tue 18 February

TIME:
7PM

PRICE:

Free, but please book

DESCRIPTION:

An introduction to a different way of celebrating life’s milestones.

Being born, getting married, and dying are probably the three key happenings in our lives.

Over recent years, humanism has offered an increasingly popular alternative form of celebrating them through the services of their highly trained celebrants.

Stewart Allan and Tom Hudson are humanist celebrants in the Borders, and will present the underlying philosophy, principles, reasoning, and methodology behind the naming ceremonies, weddings and funerals they conduct.  Curious? Wondering if humanist ceremonies are for you? Not sure what being a humanist means? Come along, see some examples of what happens in a humanist ceremony, and have the opportunity to discuss your thoughts with the celebrants.

OTHER EVENTS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU

TSoc 350 Years of Scottish Botanical Gardens
TSoc 350 Years of Scottish Botanical Gardens Date: 08/02/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Price: £8 David Knott looks at the history of Scotland's botanic gardens.
TSoc John Buchan's Jacobites
TSoc John Buchan's Jacobites Date: 08/03/2022 Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Price: £8 Laura Buchan takes a look at her great grandfather John Buchan's interest in the 1745 Jacobite Rising.
Book Launch - Not Ready For Love
Book Launch - Not Ready For Love Date: 22/01/2022 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Price: £5 Join local author Robert Swift for the launch of his new collection of short stories about childhood.