Next Meeting

For May 25th we have Becky Alexis-Martin on the American Survivalist Movement and the amazing woo therein. #WinSitP

Next Social Event

See you on the 10th of May at The Bishop on the Bridge in Winchester for some good food and great conversation. #WinSotRT

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QED Con is here again!

Tickets to QED 2016 are currently on sale! To get your ticket to Europe’s largest weekend celebration of science and reason, visit

We’re pleased to announce that for our sixth consecutive year we’ve been able to keep the cost of attendance low, with tickets costing £99 for the full weekend (£69 for students and […]

The Creationists are coming! Again!

John MacKay is coming to Winchester Guildhall on Wednesday 2nd Oct at 7:15.

John MacKay

John MacKay is the International Director of Creation Research a Young Earth Creationist propaganda mill based in Australia. Mackay has been around for 30 years and was previously associated with Ken Ham. His background is in Geology and rejects […]

Save The Royal Institution

The most appalling thing is happening : The Royal Institution building is going to be sold. It has reportedly been put onto the market to fund the debts created by former director Baroness Greenfield when she decided to spend £22M on a cafe and wine bar on the premises. These, along with event spaces, were […]

Golden Duck Nominations

What are the Golden Duck nominations ? Well the Golden Duck awards is the annual competition run by those splendid people at the Good Thinking Society to award the Golden Duck (of shame) to the person (or organisation) that has supported or practised pseudoscience in the most ludicrous, dangerous, irrational or irresponsible manner. And now […]

Put A Copy Of The Geek Manifesto On Every MP’s Desk.

And how do we manage this feat ? Well the first step is to sign up here : All the details on what’s happening and what to do and why are here :

I have already sent a copy off to Maria Miller the MP for Basingstoke so see if your MP is […]

Do not forget: Skeptics of the Round Table in May

Dearly beloved Lords and Ladies of the skeptical persuasion,

it is with trepidation and barely concealed anticipation that I gently want to remind you:

We will soon have our second meeting of Skeptics of the Round Table!

(I know, exciting, isn’t it?) In order to celebrate this glorious occasion let us have a little […]

#smellytweet of Doom!

Hello everyone,

As promised at the last Winchester Skeptics evening, I have set up a page where you can guess a date and time period when I crack and visit the nearest industrial cleaners.

All you need to do is donate a £1 and the winner (closest to when I wash/give up/die) gets 20% […]

…Like Shooting Fish in a Barrel

That outrageously clever chap Simon Perry has created a tool that removes all the hassle of submitting complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority and to the Trading Standards complaints system Consumer Direct about the claims made by quacks on their websites.

The tool is a plugin for the Google Chrome web browser. If you don’t […]

Pod Delusion Live in Southampton on 26th February


Considering that the last time the Pod Delusion were in town, the much loved venue of the Roebuck had to shut, I am not entirely certain it is safe to let you all know that they will be back in Hampshire next month. This time the venue will be the Highfield Pub where they […]

Ghost In The Machine

Hello everyone,

Hayley Stevens, with whom you may well already be acquainted from Righteous Indignation , also happens to be a founder member of The British Anomalistic Research Society and she, along with able sidekick Trystan Swayle, have a favour to ask?

If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who’re you gonna call?

BARsoc hopefully…