The Chris Worfolk Foundation is a humanist charity that aims to inspire people to make a difference in their local community. We run a number of projects, events and groups all based on a humanist philosophy as well as providing education to the general public on such matters.
6 December 2013
A Skeptical Look at Statistics
Last month John Fletcher presented a talk entitled “A Skeptical Look at Statistics” at Leeds Skeptics. It was great to see people there who were really interested in stats. It was also the first event we have held at the Hedley Verity and while it isn’t perfect, it is certainly an acceptable backup venue.
7 November 2013
Simon Singh at Leeds Skeptics
Last month, Simon Singh came to Leeds Skeptics to promote his new book, The Simpsons and their Hidden Mathematical Secrets. Turn out was excellent, we had 85 people there, topping our previous record of 68. We had to move a lot of the tables out of the room, move extra chairs in and still had […]
22 October 2013
North West Humanist Conference 2013
After a great time last year, we returned to the North West Humanist Conference last weekend to represent our work in Leeds. Organised by Greater Manchester Humanists and Central Lancashire Humanists the organisers do a great job of putting together a programme. This year featured a keynote by David Pollock, Sara Passmore talking about the […]
21 October 2013
Anxiety Leeds October meeting
Last week we held the second meeting of Anxiety Leeds, a new self-help group for people living with anxiety. We got off to a great start with the first meeting in September and this month’s meeting built in that success with even more people turning up and giving us positive feedback. We saw some returning […]
1 October 2013
Ian Bushfield at Leeds Skeptics
For our September meeting, Ian Bushfield presented a talk entitled “Skeptics with an Eh: A view of the Canadian Skeptical movement”.