The Atheist Bus Campaign and The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas
a talk and presentation by Ariane Sherine
Date: Thursday 15th October 2009
Venue: The Crown (upstairs room), 43 Lime Street, Liverpool L1 1JQ
Cost: Voluntary collection in aid of the Terrence Higgins Trust. Please give generously.
Journalist and comedy writer Ariane Sherine will talk about creating the global Atheist Bus Campaign, now running in twelve countries across the world, and how it started with just 700 words on The Guardian’s website. She’ll also talk about editing the new charity book “The Atheist’s Guide To Christmas”, which features 42 of the world’s most entertaining atheists, including Richard Dawkins, Charlie Brooker and Derren Brown.
ABOUT ARIANE SHERINE
Ariane Sherine is a television comedy writer, journalist and the creator of the Atheist Bus Campaign. She writes regularly for The Guardian, and has also contributed to The Observer, The Independent, The Sunday Times, New Statesman and the NME, as well as writing for television shows including My Family (BBC1) and Countdown (Channel 4).
Ariane won a Special Award from the National Secular Society for the Atheist Bus Campaign, and was a nominee for Secularist of the Year 2009. She was asked to give the first humanist equivalent of Thought For The Day, which was broadcast on Radio 4 in January. She was born in 1980 and lives in London.