The Sunday Alternative is an inclusive secular community that meets regularly to celebrate life
2 Women leading a song with their hands up high

An Assembly is singing great pop and rock songs, a reading, a TEDx style talk and lots of fun. All followed by tea, cake and a chat. An ideal way to meet new people in a friendly and nonjudgmental environment.

People making Halloween pumkins at a Live Better event

Beyond the monthly Assembly, there are plenty of occasions to socialise within a variety of settings around a diverse range of activities. 

A group of volunteers at the end of Reading Festival clearing abandoned tents

Helping your local and world community is one of the roads to personal happiness. We organise a spectrum of Help Often opportunities, ranging from the practical to the financial.  

People engaged in a talk
A group of people comparing forearm lengths during a game at the Assembly

Typically, Assemblies are on the 3rd Sunday of each month, starting at 11 am, but doors open for coffee and socialising at 10:30 am.

Assemblies end about 12:15, after which people stay for homemade cakes etc and to chat.

Then it's to a local pub or a picnic if the weather is good. 

Get the full list of upcoming Assemblies and other events here.

The assembly will be restarting soon. If you would like to help in that please join our Whatsapp group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/FLCCoKxZIqN32pgR8B1wPX

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Sunday Assembly
Sunday Assembly

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Games bring people together
Games bring people together

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Dancing to Let's Twist Again
Dancing to Let's Twist Again

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Sunday Assembly

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Sunday Assembly Reading was established on Oct 2014 and renamed to The Sunday Alternative on Feb 2020