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Skeptics in the Pub is about getting people to come together and to have a relaxed and enjoyable evening while listening to talks given in a friendly manner on a wide range of topics, the idea being that we all prefer to be in a pub than a lecture theatre.

So what is it with the skepticism? It doesn’t mean we disbelieve everything, just our viewpoints are based on evidence and hence the desire for talks in pubs to gain a greater understanding of the world. We also like to believe, whatever you believe, that you would feel welcome at such talks with your own views and to relax and listen to others.

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0 upcoming talks and 32 talks in the archive.

When Magic And Science Collide

UserOliver Meech.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 24 September 2013, 19:00-21:00

Oi! Scientology! Church Of Fear roadshow.

UserJohn Sweeney.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 23 July 2013, 19:00-21:00

How to Fuck

UserKate Smurthwaite.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 19:00-21:00

How dare you question my Miracle!

UserRhys Morgan.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

What Every Parent Needs to know about Steiner Schools

UserAndy Lewis.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 19:00-21:00

One Law for All

UserAnne Marie Waters.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockThursday 28 March 2013, 19:00-21:00

Autism Treatments - the good, the bad and the ugly

UserTannice Pendegrasss.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 19:00-21:00

The Little Atoms Road Trip

UserNeil Denny.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 19:00-21:00

Bad Science in the Developing World

UserMartin Robbins.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 19:00-21:00

Unnatural predators

UserDeborah Hyde.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 19:00-21:00

Cambridge! This is Improbable.

UserMarc Abrahams.

HouseMill Lane Room 3.

ClockWednesday 03 October 2012, 18:00-19:00

Soccer and the Intelligence Services: Why they matter?

UserChristopher Andrews.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 25 September 2012, 19:00-21:00

The Young Atheist's Handbook

UserAlom Shaha.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 28 August 2012, 19:00-21:00

Invisible Lives: Thinking critically about transgender issues

UserJuliet Jacques.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2012, 19:00-21:00

Erasing Memories

UserDr Amy Milton.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2012, 19:00-21:00

Andrew Pontzen at Cambridge Skeptics in the Pub

UserAndrew Pontzen, (University of Oxford).

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 17 April 2012, 19:00-21:00

Dispelling Commonly Held Myths in the Stockmarket

UserAlastair Mundy is head of Contrarian Equities at Investec Asset Management.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 27 March 2012, 19:00-22:00

Designer Athletes: fair play or foul?

UserSteve Ingham, Head of Physiology at the English Institute of Sport; Steve Haake, director of the Centre for Sports Engineering Research at Sheffield Hallam University..

HouseMill Lane Room 3.

ClockTuesday 20 March 2012, 20:00-21:30

ThinkCon 2012

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle pub).

ClockSaturday 17 March 2012, 11:00-19:30

Diffusion of the dead

UserThomas Woolley, University of Oxford.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2012, 19:00-22:00

Why Nothing Matters

UserRonald Green.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 19:00-22:00

The science of viruses and making science viral

UserStephen Curry, Imperial.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2012, 19:00-22:00

Radiation and Reason: A clear and positive scientific account of the effect of radiation on life

UserProfessor Wade Allison is a nuclear and medical physicist at the University of Oxford..

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 19:00-22:00

Why aren't ghosts naked?

UserHayley Stevens.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 26 July 2011, 19:00-22:00

Herecy Corner at Skeptics in the Pub

UserNelson Jones.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 28 June 2011, 19:00-22:00

Skeptical Activism & The Quacklash

UserSimon Perry.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2011, 19:00-22:00

Believing by Numbers

UserEdd Edmondson (University of Portsmouth).

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockMonday 25 April 2011, 19:00-22:00

The myths and stereotypes that surround sex work

UserBelinda Brooks-Gordon (University of London).

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 29 March 2011, 19:00-22:00

The Unholy Trinity: Neuroscience, Comedy and Skepticism

UserDean Burnett.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 22 February 2011, 19:45-22:00

Skeptics Café

UserDr Jennifer L. Rohn (MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at University College London).

HouseCB2 Bistro.

ClockSaturday 12 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Does science always know best?

UserSimon Blackburn.

HouseThe Maypole.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 19:00-22:00

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