* British Humanist Association

1 Gower Street, Camden, WC1E 6HD, London
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Open Lectures & TalksThe British Humanist Association 'holds various events through the year. These offer humanists and the public a chance to socialise, enjoy yourself and learn. Our Events pages contain details on these, as well as related events held by other organisations, and other notable dates ... Numerous Local, Student and Special Interest Humanist Groups affiliate to the British Humanist Association from across the UK. These groups are independent and autonomous but affiliate to us to show that they fall under the humanist umbrella and that they agree with our overall purpose as an organisation ... These offer further opportunities to meet like-minded people, many groups hold talks and social events, or even undertake actions in the local community or campaigns work in line with BHA objectives.'
Named Lectures & TalksShelley Lecture | Voltaire Lecture
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1132
Visits to Website917

* School of Advanced Study [London]

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The School of Advanced Study brings together the specialised scholarship and resources of ten prestigious postgraduate research institutes to offer academic opportunities, facilities and stimulation across and between a wide range of subject fields in the humanities and social sciences. Over the year the School and its institutes offer a very wide range of lectures and seminars, workshops and conferences.'
Online Lectures & TalksSelected public lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences hosted by the School of Advanced Study and its Institutes are recorded and are accessible for viewing and downloading from these pages and from the University of London platform on iTunes U. The podcasts are grouped into the following broad categories: Culture, Language & Literature; History; Law; Music; Philosophy; Politics, Development & Human Rights; Sociology & Anthropology.
Also IndexedUniversity of London
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP783
Visits to Website648

* Society of Genealogists

14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, EC1M 7BA, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society of Genealogists holds regular study days, lectures and evening classes along with workshops demonstrating computer programs and databases of use to family historians.' Lectures are usually priced: check details (and 'non-members now have the opportunity to make use of the Society's library before or after attending a lecture, tutorial or half-day course at a special discount rate').
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP823
Visits to Website633

* The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies - Greater London
Navigate Website>>> GLA Societies
Open Lectures & Talks'Are you interested in learning about the arts and art history? Or in helping to conserve our heritage? Or making new friends who also enjoy lectures, visiting galleries or days out? Then NADFAS may be for you. You may already be a member and want to know more - this website is for you too.'
Views 'Full' Record + MAP939
Visits to Website614

* University of London

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Open Lectures & TalksEvents at the University of London 'The forthcoming events listed on this page are organised by the central University. For more information about events taking place at the constituent Colleges, Institutes and Activities, please refer to the "Also see events at" section further down the page ...'
Online Lectures & Talks'Recordings of School lectures, seminars and conferences, interviews and other content are available from the University of London platform on iTunes U as well as from our video and podcast pages, and YouTube and Tumblr channels.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1042
Visits to Website1085

21st Century Challenges

1 Kensington Gore, Westminster, SW7 2AR, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The aim of the 21st Century Challenges series ... is to improve public understanding of, and engagement with, some of the key issues likely to affect our lives and society in the coming years and thereby aid people in making their own informed decisions and judgements on these issues.'
Online Lectures & TalksExtensive series of video and audio transcripts.
Also IndexedRoyal Geographical Society
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1598
Visits to Website2279

< Geologists' Association >

Lecture Theatre, Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Westminster, W1J 0BG, London
Navigate Website>>> Lectures
Open Lectures & Talks'Join us for an interesting and informative evening! The Geologists’ Association organizes a series of illustrated evening lectures on a wide range of geological topics. These take place on the first Friday of the month ... Tea is served from 5.30 pm and the lectures begin at 6 pm. Wine and nibbles are available after the meetings ... Non-members are very welcome to attend for an introductory visit - please telephone ... or email ... the Executive Secretary to book a place'
Also IndexedFestival of Geology
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1063
Visits to Website1005

< Royal Philatelic Society London, The >

41 Devonshire Place, Westminster, W1G 6JY, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held from September to June, normally on alternate Thursdays. They are of two types: the first is of a formal nature, at which one or more papers are read accompanied by displays by individual members, and usually starts at 5 pm; the second consists of a display of stamps, postal history etc. in the frames contributed by one or more members, with or without a written paper. This meeting is open from 1 pm to 6 pm. Tea is served to members and their guests at all meetings ... It is not necessary for a prospective member to be an advanced philatelist.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1118
Visits to Website610

< The Orchid Society of Great Britain >

Napier Hall, Hide Place, Westminster, SW1P 4NJ, London
Navigate Website>>> Affiliates
Open Lectures & TalksThe Section 'Affiliates' provides contact details for Groups and Affiliated Societies of the OSGB. In addition: 'We hold monthly meetings for those members who are able to come to London on a Saturday afternoon. Each meeting is different. There is usually an experienced speaker who may talk about travel, cultivation or any other subject related to orchids. Members bring their plants to display at the monthly table show which offers a chance to see a wide variety of orchids in flower. The plants are judged and awarded and there is a short discussion about their history, cultivation and merits ... Tea and coffee are available and members have a chance to chat with the each other and the guest speaker and ask the questions that have been bothering them for ages. "Why won’t my Phalaenopsis flower?" is the most common; no question is too silly to ask ...'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1356
Visits to Website1053

Academy of Medical Sciences, The

41 Portland Place London, Westminster, W1B 1QH, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & TalksOffers the annual Jean Shanks Lecture - plus other public events from time to time.
Named Lectures & TalksJean Shanks Lecture | Raymond and Beverley Sackler Distinguished Lecture in the Medical Sciences
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyAcademy
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1941
Visits to Website1794

Accordia Research Institute

Senate House, Malet Street, Camden, WC1E 7HU, London
Open Lectures & Talks'Accordia runs an extensive annual programme of public Lectures and Research Seminars on aspects of Italian history and archaeology. The annual series of Italy Lectures have become an established fixture in the diaries of all those interested in early Italy. They are widely appreciated for the diverse range of topics covered, the high standard of the lectures and the convivial post-lecture receptions ... All lectures take place on Tuesday afternoons.' The Lectures are 'public lectures'. The Research Seminars are 'focused at a more detailed level and are open to anyone with a bona fide interest'.
Named Lectures & TalksAccordia Lectures on Italy
Also IndexedInstitute of Archaeology | Institute of Classical Studies
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP914
Visits to Website679

Acton History Group

St Mary's Church Hall, The Mount, Acton, Ealing, W3 9NW, London
Navigate Website>>> Acton History Group
Open Lectures & Talks'Meets at 7.30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month from October until March ... Visitors welcome at all meetings. Admission £2.00.'
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1363
Visits to Website685

Adlerian Society UK

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Camden, WC1R 4RL, London
Open Lectures & TalksLondon Lectures Monthly evening lectures - plus other lectures which might be open to all.
Named Lectures & TalksHertha Orgler Memorial Lecture | Rita Udall Memorial Lecture
Also IndexedInstitute for Individual Psychology
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1976
Visits to Website1454

Africa Centre, The

38 King Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, WC2E 8JT, London
Open Lectures & Talks'We put on series of events from all aspects of the cultural perspective – from literature to film, fashion to theatre, art to music. We also have an educational remit, and have been the venue for intense political debate.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP884
Visits to Website802

African Development Forum

School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Sqaure, Camden, WC1H 0XG, London
Open Lectures & Talks'The Centre of African Studies supports and facilitates the African Development Forum - an innovative, student-driven platform for championing African development. The forum's aims are to promote international interaction, generate lively thought-provoking discussion and challenge assumptions surrounding development in Africa.'
Also IndexedSchool of Oriental and African Studies
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP870
Visits to Website809

Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, Westminster, SW1Y 5AH, London
Open Lectures & TalksLecture held every 2-3 years: 'Registration is not required for this event. Seats will be allocated on arrival'.
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1023
Visits to Website614

Alister Hardy Society for the Study of Spiritual Experience - London

Essex Church, 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington & Chelsea, W8 4RT, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'Meets five times a year ... Four of the meetings include an afternoon talk commencing 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, when there is a break for a 'shared supper' (members are invited to bring a little finger food - tea and coffee is provided). Once a year, the Group holds an evening talk or invites members of other organisations with similar interests to join in a joint meeting to explore matters of mutual interest.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Type of BodyLocal Society
Views 'Full' Record + MAP820
Visits to Website630

Alliance Française de Londres - Chiswick

St Michael & All Angels Parish Church, Bedford Park, Hounslow, W4 1TX, London
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly talks in French, October to May.
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP949
Visits to Website668

Alliance Française de Londres - Harrow

Stanmore Room, Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Harrow, HA5 4EA, London
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional evening talks. BUT no longer listed.
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP886
Visits to Website654

Alliance Française de Londres - Richmond

Vestry Hall, 21 Paradise Rd, Richmond, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 1SA, London
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly talks in French.
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1059
Visits to Website628

Alliance Française de Londres - Sutton

Sutton College of Learning for Adults, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA, London
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly Talks in French, September to June.
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP740
Visits to Website587

Alpine Club - London

55/56 Charlotte Road, Hackney, EC2A 3QF, London
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly lectures, Tuesday evenings.
Historic CountyLondon - Outer
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1196
Visits to Website957


St James's Church, Piccadilly, Westminster, W1J 9LL, London
Open Lectures & TalksSeries of evening talks on most Mondays: 'Doors open at 6.30 pm with Alternatives members enjoying priority entry. Seating is unallocated at our talks. Talks start at 7 pm and end at 8.30 pm. Talks usually cost £10' (and there are concessionary rates).
Also IndexedSt James's Church, Piccadilly
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP807
Visits to Website776

Anglican & Eastern Churches Association, The

Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, SE1 7JU, London
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'The Association organises an annual Pilgrimage, an annual Constantinople Lecture, a summer Festival, as well as other events, which are open to members and their friends.'
Named Lectures & TalksConstantinople Lecture
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP907
Visits to Website627

Anglo Catholic History Society, The
Navigate Website>>> Events
Open Lectures & Talks'We meet three times a year in a London church for a lecture – these are usually held in early October, late January and June ... Lectures cover a variety of topics in the subject fields mentioned and are made accessible for those with different levels of expertise and knowledge.'
Historic CountyLondon - Central
Views 'Full' Record + MAP1387
Visits to Website631

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