Past Events

Here's a list of all previous events held by the CEMB in the past years, please feel free to contact us, should you have any questions.

Past Events

december 2018


04dec6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

november 2018

25novAll DayConference on Sharia, Segregation and Secularism

06nov6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

02novAll Day04San Francisco Freedom from Religion National Convention

october 2018

21oct1:45 pm3:15 pmFilia talk - Feminism and Class Struggle

20oct5:45 pm7:15 amFilia talk - Secularism is a Feminist Issue part 2

16oct6:30 pm9:00 pmAutumn Coming Out Party

10oct7:00 pm10:00 pmBullet Hole By Gloria Williams

02oct7:45 pmFeaturedBullet HoleBullet Hole @ Park Theatre

02oct6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

september 2018

25sepAll DayPOSTPONED - European Parliament in Brussels on “New Media and political communication in the Mediterranean”

22sep2:00 pm4:00 pmCEMB Social - Meet and Eat

10sep7:15 pm9:30 pmCardiff Humanists - Heresy, Blasphemy and Apostasy

04sep6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

august 2018

28aug6:00 pm8:00 pmMeet up with Imad Iddine Habib - 28th August 6pm

21aug5:00 pm9:00 pmBring and Share Heathen Veggie Eid Party

18aug2:00 pm4:00 pmCEMB social - Meet and Eat

11aug2:00 pm6:00 pmFestival of Reason & Freethought 2018 (For Ex-Believers & Non-Believers)

07aug6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

july 2018

24jul6:00 pm8:00 pmMeet up with Hassan Radwan - 24th July at 6pm

21jul10:30 am5:00 pmCEMB Social - Thorpe park Visit

07julAll DayLondon Pride

03jul6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

june 2018


23junAll Day2018 Muslimish Conference

18jun9:00 am2:00 pmVigil for imprisoned writers in Saudi Arabia - Friday 18 May, 9:00 am—Monday 18 June, 2:00 pm

16jun2:00 pm4:00 pmCEMB social - meet and eat

14jun6:00 pm9:00 pmLGBT Rights, Apostasy and Blasphemy at Pride Festival

05jun6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

02junAll DayUAAR Cagliari Public debate on state secularism and civil rights, Italy

may 2018

31may6:30 pmCEMB swimming lesson


22may(may 22)9:00 am23(may 23)12:00 pmSeminar at European Parliament on Fundamentalism & Neo-Liberalism in Europe

18may12:00 pm2:00 pmFast-Defying Protest in solidarity with those persecuted during Ramadan

04mayAll Day06Giornate Della Laicità 2018, Reggio Emilia, Italy

01may6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

april 2018

19apr7:00 pm12:00 amFEMEN 10th Anniversary: Riot Party

17apr6:30 pm8:30 pmSpring Coming Out Party, London

04apr6:00 pm8:00 pmMonthly Support Group

march 2018

27mar7:30 pm9:30 pmIslamist fundamentalism and its impact on women

06mar6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Houzan Mahmoud for International Women's Day

04mar11:30 am5:00 pmMarch4Women - 4th March 2018

february 2018

27feb6:00 pm8:00 pmCANCELLED - DUE TO POOR WEATHER Evening with lawyer Ana González on apostasy and asylum

10febAll DayLosing your Religion: ex-Muslims Speak, Melbourne

january 2018

30jan6:30 pm8:30 pmThe ex-Muslim experience through art workshop, London

20jan(jan 20)10:00 am22(jan 22)5:30 pmInternational Conference in Stockholm

13janAll DayAVEC CHARLIE, Laïcité, j'écris ton nom, Observatoire de la Laïcité de Saint Denis

09jan1:00 pm2:00 pmLondon protest for imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi

06janAll Day#Toujours Charlie, Paris

december 2017

10dec2:00 pm6:00 pmEnd-Year Celebration, London

02dec5:00 pm7:00 pmNormalising Dissent Tour, Islam and Identity, NYC

november 2017

30novAll Day01decNormalising Dissent Tour, Islam and Human Rights, MIT, Boston

17novAll DayCouncil of Ex-Muslims of Germany Event, Koln

10nov12:00 pm3:30 pmProtest at Iranian and Pakistani Embassies in defence of apostates and blasphemers, London

09nov7:30 pm9:30 pm"This House Has Lost Faith in Faith" debate at Cambridge Union

07nov6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Installation Artist Sadia Sadia

october 2017

28octAll DayAnarchist Book Fair

24oct6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Peter Tatchell, Human Rights Campaigneron the links between the gay rights and ex-Muslim rights

20oct(oct 20)9:30 am22(oct 22)12:30 pmBeyond all Fundamentalisms, Rome

19oct7:00 pm9:00 pmNottingham University ASH society 

14octAll Day15London Feminist Conference

13oct(oct 13)9:00 am15(oct 15)5:30 pmGrowing Signs of Fundamentalism, Belgrade

september 2017

26sep6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with lawyer Ana Gonzálezon apostasy and asylum

15sepAll Day17Freedom from Religion Foundation40th National Convention, Madison, WI

july 2017

24jul2:00 pm8:00 pmBodypainting Actionby Victoria Gugenheim in support of ex-Muslims

24jul2:00 pm6:00 pmBodypainting Action by Victoria Gugenheim in support of ex-Muslims

22julAll Day23International Conference onFreedom of Expression and Conscience in 21 Century

22julAll Day24International Conference on Freedom of Conscience and Expression in the 21st Century

08julAll DayCEMB to join Gay Pride London

june 2017

27jun6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Rahila Gupta, Journalist and Activist

23junAll DayRamadan Fast Defying Action in solidarity with persecuted

16jun9:26 pm9:26 pmMark fifth anniversary of Raif Badawi’s arrest

may 2017

23may6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Daniel Fitzgerald, Imad Iddine Habib and Jimmy Bangash on Pride

12mayAll Day14Rationalist International Conference, Helsinki, Finland

april 2017

29aprAll Day‘Defending Progressivism’ London Conference

04apr6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with Wissam Charafeddine, Co-Founder, Muslimish Support Network

march 2017

31marAll Day02aprAtheist Weekend, KFI Foundation, Poland

14mar7:00 pm9:00 pmUniversity of Edinburgh Humanist Society

11mar10:30 am2:00 pmCritical Sisters Launch, Cheltenham

08mar7:00 pm9:00 pmGoldsmiths University Viewing of Islam's Non Believers

february 2017

24feb8:00 pm9:00 pmOxford Brookes University

24feb6:00 pm8:00 pmSecularism and Diversity Conversation, Westminster University

23feb1:00 am1:00 amUniversity of Nottingham

15febAll DayConference on Islam, Secular Integration, Freedom of Speech

07feb6:30 pm8:30 pmEvening with lawyer Ana González on apostasy and asylum

january 2017

27jan6:00 pm9:00 pmLSE Human Rights Society Debate

december 2016

09dec6:00 pm9:00 pmSecularism, Freedom of Women, LGBT Rights, UCL

november 2016

09nov7:00 pm9:00 pmBristol University

03novAll DayAsturian Cooperation for Development, Oviedo, Spain

october 2016

24oct7:00 pm9:00 pmReligion, Spirituality and End of Life Care Event organised by Royal Society of Medicine

18oct7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening drinks with secular activist Chris Moos on gender segregation at universities

september 2016

23sepAll Day25Women in Secularism 4 conference in Arlington, VA

14sepAll Day16Keele international symposium on child protection, Shaffordshire

july 2016

18jul7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening Drinks with lawyer Ana González on apostasy and asylum

17jul7:00 pm9:00 pmLeicester Secular Society

09julAll DayWorkers' Liberty annual summer festival

01julAll DayFlashmob of apostates: “We need your Love”

june 2016

27jun7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening with Yasmin Rehman, Centre for Secular Space on Polygamy

25jun6:00 am9:00 amLondon Black Atheists

24jun12:00 am6:21 pmFast-defying during Ramadan

18jun10:00 am7:00 pmMuslimish 2016 Annual Conference

14jun6:00 am8:00 amDurham University

12junAll Day“Mean Tweets party”

11jun2:00 pm4:00 pmOxford Forum's Panel Discussion: Islam and Feminism

04junAll DayReason Rally in Washington DC

may 2016

17may7:00 pm9:00 pmNewcastle University Atheists & Secular Humanists, Newcastle

11may7:00 pm9:00 pmChiltern Humanists, Amersham

04may7:00 pm9:00 pmUniversity of Hull Atheist Society, Hull

april 2016

30apr11:30 am5:30 pm30 April: Day Conference on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice

28apr6:00 pm8:00 pmConference at Warwick University on Free Expression

27apr7:00 pm9:00 pmMerton College, Oxford

27apr6:30 pm8:30 pmBodley Club and Neave Society Event, Merton College, Oxford

24aprAll DayRationalist International Conference at Tallinn, Estonia

15aprAll DayMuslimish Conference

12apr7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening with ex-Muslim feminist Halima Begum, central London

march 2016

19marAll DayFestival of ideas, Bristol

17mar5:00 pm6:00 pm17 March Rally at NUS: Revise Safe Space and No Platform Policies to Facilitate not Restrict Free Expression and Thought

15mar6:00 pm9:00 pmLSE Atheist Society, London

14mar6:00 pm8:00 pmWomen's Rights in the Middle East, UCLU

10mar7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening with Atheist Vlogger AronRa in Central London

09mar7:00 pm9:00 pmWomen's Liberation in Middle East, University of Kent

07mar7:00 pm9:00 pmUniversity of Leicester

february 2016

29feb7:00 pm9:00 pmMaryam Namazie and Tariq Ramadan discuss Islam in Europe today, Oxford Union

27feb7:00 pm9:00 pmPlace of Religion in 21 Century, Birmingham University

23febAll DayConference on Religion and Humanism, European Parliament, Brussels

17febAll DayConference on The New Intolerance on Campus, London

15feb7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening with CEMB Spokesperson and #ExMuslimBecause organiser Rayhana Sultan

08feb7:00 pm9:00 pmEx-Muslim & Black Atheist Experiences, Southampton University

january 2016

18jan7:00 pm9:00 pmApostasy and Asylum Meet-up with Lawyer Ana Gonzales

december 2015

13dec3:00 pm6:00 pmEnd-year Celebration!

10decAll Day10 Downing Street

november 2015

30nov7:00 pm9:00 pmGoldsmiths University

25nov7:00 pm9:00 pmUniversity of Exeter

16nov7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening drinks with Ibrahim Abdallah, Muslimish NYC

12nov5:30 pm7:00 pmNottingham University

october 2015

29oct7:00 pm9:00 pmUCLU, Black History Month

28oct7:00 pm9:00 pmWarwick University Atheist Society

26oct9:00 pm11:00 pmKafir Comedy Night with Maha Kamal

26oct7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening drinks with historian Tom Holland

24octAll DayLondon Feminist Conference

21octAll Day10, 15, 16 September and 21, 28 October 2015, Among Unbelievers, The Netherlands and London

20oct7:00 pm9:00 pmUniversity Philosophical Society at Trinity College, Dublin

17oct6:00 pm11:00 pmLondon Black Atheists 3rd Anniversary

september 2015

29sep7:00 pm9:00 pmBlogging in the age of intolerance, Everybody's Reading Festival, Leicester

28sep7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening drinks with Bangadeshi Blogger Arif Rahman

12sep2:00 pm4:00 pmLosing my religion, Bournemouth

10sep7:00 pm9:00 pmAmong Unbelievers, The Netherlands

august 2015

29augAll DayWomen and Gods, Paris

21augAll DayLettera aperta alle autorità del Bangladesh, Agora Vox, 21 August 2015

july 2015

27jul7:00 pm9:00 pmEvening Drinks with Karima Bennoune on Sousse attack

08jul7:00 pm9:00 pmSutton Humanists Event

06jul7:00 pm9:00 pmCANCELLED - Evening Drinks with Marieme Helie Lucas on strong secular networks

june 2015

20jun3:00 pm8:00 pmJoin us to celebrate the 8th anniversary of the CEMB

20jun1:00 am1:00 amMessages of Solidarity for 8th Anniversary Celebrations

20junAll Day8th Anniversary Celebrations of CEMB Videos

17junAll Day17 June Day of Action for Raif Badawi