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Celebrate Ten Years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society at MSSX

While our friends at QED are taking a well-earned break, for those who are craving a skeptical conference experience this year, hope is at hand! The Merseyside Skeptics Society will be celebrating our tenth anniversary with MSSXa one-day event featuring some of our favourite speakers of the last ten years.

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Tickets now available to MSSX – the 10th anniversary of the Merseyside Skeptics Society

Celebrate ten years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society with us, at our special one-day event at the Liner Hotel in Liverpool.

It’s been ten years since the first meeting of the MSS, and ten years since the first episode of Skeptics with a K – the UK’s longest-running skeptical podcast. In that time, we have:

  • led an international flashmob protest against homeopathy,
  • challenged the UK’s most notorious psychic to prove her ability,
  • actually tested three people who believe they have psychic abilities,
  • invited the people of Liverpool to a review our made-up homeopathic vodka,
  • closed down a company who claimed to ‘un-clump’ your blood,
  • investigated countless healers, cancer quacks and mediums,
  • had our palms read, our auras cleansed, our energy fields Reiki’d and our Qi gong-ed,
  • co-founded the UK’s largest gathering of skeptics and critical thinkers,
  • hosted more than 100 free events for the Merseyside community, and
  • published 242 Skeptics with a Ks, 57 Be Reasonables, and 45 InKredulouses.

To see our first decade out with a bang, we’ve decided to throw a party, and you’re all invited.

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Celebrate 10 years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society, at MSSX


Ten years ago, we started the Merseyside Skeptics Society, as a way of building and supporting the critical thinking community of Liverpool and the surrounding areas. In the decade since then, the Merseyside Skeptics Society has gone from strength to strength, organising over 100 monthly skeptics in the pub events, publishing almost 350 episodes of our three podcasts, leading international campaigns against homeopathy, investigating local cancer quackery talks, curbing the sales of pseudoscientific sportswear products, and much more.

By way of celebrating the first decade of the Merseyside Skeptics Society, we have decided to invite some of our favourite speakers from the last ten years to join use for a special, one-off, day-long event. Taking place in the Liner Hotel in Liverpool on July 6th, 2019, MSSX is our chance to say thank you to the skeptical community of Liverpool and beyond, for supporting our work and being part of our sceptical world over the last decade.

Tickets to MSSX will be strictly limited (we promised ourselves this won’t become another QED!), and will cost just £29. Tickets will be on general sale from February 1st, 2019, with early-bird tickets available to purchase in person during our January Skeptics in the Pub events.

We’ll release more information about our event soon, including how to buy tickets online, so keep listening to Skeptics with a K and checking this website and mssx.co.uk for further details.

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