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Category Art Galleries
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'People and communities around the world have incredible stories to tell. Sometimes beautiful. Sometimes difficult. Often both. Since 1991, D6: Culture in Transit has worked with artists from around the world to capture and reveal the stories that unite us. Stories about our places and our communities. Stories that shape our identities.'

Category Japan
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'The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is a UK charity, established in 1988 with a generous benefaction from Daiwa Securities Co Ltd. The Foundation’s purpose is to support closer links between Britain and Japan.'

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Wide-ranging programme of events including a series Lecture with Lunch. ALERT At Review, I could not find a future programme of events. (There were significant changes to the management of the House in April 2016, and the property is now managed by the London Borough of Bexley. Also, the House no longer seems to be a member of the Historic Houses Association.)

Category Italy
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Meetings generally held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Category Orchid Societies
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'We meet every month on the Second Wednesday evening at 7.00 pm.'

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'In the winter months (September to April), meetings are held ... on the 1st Thursday of each month, where speakers with a knowledge of beekeeping and its associated crafts are invited to address the Association.'

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'Meetings are held between September and April on the Third Wednesday in the month ... at 7.30 pm prompt.'

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'Meetings are held ... on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, starting at 8.00 pm ... Prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting.'

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Have organized lectures and related events which can be open to the public.

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Have organized occasional lectures and talks - and debates.

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'The club meets each Monday night at 7.30 pm ... We welcome prospective new members and would be delighted to see you, no matter what your photographic experience.'

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Darwin Lecture Series 'In the second term of every academic year since 1986 Darwin College has organised a series of eight public lectures. Each series has been built around a single theme, approached in a multi-disciplinary way, and with each lecture prepared for a general audience by a leading authority on his or her subject ... The Darwin College Lectures are very popular, each attended by around 600 people, so you must arrive early to ensure a place. Stewards at the door follow a strict Admissions Policy to ensure fairness. An adjacent overflow theatre (with live TV coverage) is provided for those who cannot be seated in the main hall.'

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Category Bookshops
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'Every month Daunt Books holds a range of interesting author events featuring the likes of William Dalrymple, William Boyd, Alexander McCall Smith and Jan Morris. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve a signed copy from any of these events.' Usually mid-week evenings: tickets typically £8 (including wine).

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Series of eight evening lectures, usually Wednesday evenings, September - June: 'All lectures are free of charge. It would be appreciated if you could email your intention to attend ...'

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'Meetings on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm ... We have a varied programme that runs from September till the end of April. All are welcome to join us for two meetings before they formally become members. The current subscription is £35 per season plus £1 for every meeting attended.'

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'The society organises regular events including talks on all aspects of gardening, visits to gardens and other places of horticutural interest and talks by guest speakers ... All talks, demonstrations etc are staged ... on Thursday evenings commencing at 7.15 pm.'

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'Guests are always welcome at our meetings. Whatever you collect you can be sure of taking some thought or idea to incorporate into your own collection. Philately is fun especially when shared with others ... We meet on a regular basis on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except August) starting at 7 pm.'

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'Club meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm every Wednesday evening through the season (Sept – June) ... We run a varied and interesting programme of weekly meetings. The informal meetings also allow some time for members to exchange ideas and experiences, ask for and offer advice, or simply chat with folk with a shared interest. New members of all abilities regardless of experience are welcomed. You are invited to come along to a couple of meetings with no obligation. If you like what you see and would like to join there is an annual subscription and a modest weekly subscription.'

Category Arts Festivals
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Festival usually held late June/early July.

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'We organise a winter lectures programme on a variety of topics which are free and open to the public.'

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'Meetings are now held every Wednesday at 7.30 pm between September and May. A Digital Group also meets on the third Monday of the month. A widely varied program of competitions, lectures and practical demonstrations cater for everyone, from beginner to the more advanced.'

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Annual Lecture organized by the Friends of Deerhurst Church: 'Admission on the Door from 7 pm'.

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Winter evening lectures, usually first Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm.

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'During the winter a series of colour slide talks ... give the opportunity to hear specialists on a variety of natural history subjects.'

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'The London Branch meets six or seven times between September and March ... The meetings take the form of talks, interviews, recitals and film shows. Delius is the usual theme, whether the subject be his music or his life and times, but one event per year is usually devoted to another composer or musician, generally one of his contemporaries. Joint meetings/events with Reciprocal Member Societies are becoming increasingly popular. These weekday evening meetings usually begin at 7.15 pm and last until 9.30 pm, with a break for coffee and biscuits. Members are welcome to join the speaker for supper afterwards.'

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‘Demos is a champion of people, ideas, and democracy. We bring people together. We bridge divides. We listen and we understand. We are practical about the problems we face, but endlessly optimistic and ambitious about our capacity, together, to overcome them.‘

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'Members meet once a month to hear a speaker and once a month at workshops to research, prepare exhibitions and deal with enquiries.'

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'Our department is one of the few in the country that combines Biological Anthropology, Social Anthropology, Material Culture and Medical Anthropology to give you a truly broad-based anthropology degree. The breadth and depth of this interdisciplinary approach is reflected in our teaching and research.'

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'The York Seminars are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for guest speakers to present their current research. The seminars usually take place on Wednesdays during the autumn and spring terms. This year some dates have been added during the summer term.' Enquire about attendance.

Category Computer Science
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'The department hosts a programme of research seminars by invited speakers and departmental staff. The seminars are open to all.' Enquire about attendance.

Category Computer Science
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Extensive list of seminars and other events organized by the Department as well as by cognate Centres within UCL: 'Visitors are welcome to many of the events listed. However, could visitors from outside UCL please email the UCL contact (in the Speaker/Organiser column) to ensure that attendance is possible.'

Category Computer Science
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Department of Computer Science Seminar Series: 'This seminar series brings presentations of leading research to a broad range of researchers within the Department of Computer Science. The seminars are open to the general public and are free of charge. Anyone interested in attending only needs to turn up.'

Category Computer Science
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Have organised events in the Distinguished Seminar Series in Computing as well as other talks and lectures which might be open to all: enquire about attendance.

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'Each year the Department holds a Memorial Lecture and Research Poster Presentation Day, alternately the Barlow and Mildner memorial lectures.'

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'A wide range of seminars are organised within the Department. You can view a combined list of all forthcoming seminars, or view the individual seminar series listed ... Many groups welcome visitors - see the specific pages ... for details. Please note however that those without official Department badges must report to Reception on arrival, and that parking space is very limited.'

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Research Seminar Series 'open to all' plus other events which might be attended by all.

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'Hosts a series of popular seminars and public lectures throughout the year that are open to all.'

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'Members of the Government Department are involved in a whole host of Public lectures and events ...'

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Annual Aylmer Lecture (plus occasional other lectures which might be open to the public): 'Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required'.

Category The Media
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'When James Cameron died in 1986, a Trust was set up in his memory to award an annual prize to a journalist whose work in the previous year had been "in the Cameron tradition". An annual Memorial Lecture was also established.'

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‘During term time, we host regular departmental seminars with internationally-acclaimed guest speakers discussing cutting-edge research on different topics in language and linguistics. These events are open to everyone and keep our students and faculty linked to current research throughout the UK and abroad.‘

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Category Schools of Law
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'Since the foundation of the LSE just over a century ago, the study of law has been an integral part of the School's mission. The Law Department is one of the largest in the School. Its special place in a school of social sciences has given legal studies in the Department a distinctive, interdisciplinary character. The Law Department has played a major role in policy debates and policy-making and in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world. It enjoys a uniquely cosmopolitan student body, and has deeply influenced legal education in most common law countries.’

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Category Philosophy
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‘The department organises a wide variety of research events from major international conferences and to regular papers. Additional events are organised as part of our numerous research projects, by our research clusters and through the Sense Perception in the North (SPIN) Network.’

Category Philosophy
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Organize the Senior Seminar Programme sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy: 'Everyone is welcome ...'.

Category Philosophy
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Occasional lectures, under various auspices, including the Mary Wollstonecraft Annual Lecture. Enquire about attendance.

Category Philosophy
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'The Department of Philosophy at King's College London is a lively research environment, with many active research seminars and student-run reading groups happening every week during term time (and often during the vacations too!) Our seminars and reading groups are primarily aimed at postgraduates and above, but are generally open to all.'

Category Philosophy
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Annual Women in the History of Philosophy Lecture 'Women make up only a minority of philosophers, and an even smaller minority of philosophers in the history of the profession. Indeed, it can be easy to get the impression that women's contributions to philosophy are only a very recent phenomenon. But this is not true. The Sheffield Philosophy Department has decided that it wants to increase awareness of the work of women throughout the history of philosophy, and so is now sponsoring an annual lecture on Women in the History of Philosophy.' Also other events which can be open to the public.

Category Physics
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'Scientific research and study has been a strong feature of UCL since its inception in 1826 and the Department is one of the top rated Physics departments in the country and the world.'

Category Physics
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'The Laboratory is very conscious of its role in communicating the importance and excitement of contemporary physics and its cognate disciplines to young people and the general public. One of the key roles of the Educational Outreach Office is to stimulate interest and encourage wider participation in physics amongst 11-19 year olds. These initiatives are all the more important in the light of the needs of the country for more physics teachers and for a more scientifically literate population. Solving many of the challenges facing the world will rely heavily upon public appreciation of what science can do to better the world.'

Category Physics
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'The Department is host to four major lecture series ...' (and other occasional public lectures are given). Enquire about attendance.

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Occasional public lectures and related events. (As from 1 July 2016, the Department of Social Psychology expanded to become the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science (PBS).)

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Calendar of public events organised or sponsored by the Department: 'A centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning teaching and research.'

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Wide range of seminars and related events: enquire about attendance.

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'Society Social Meetings are intended for both members and non-members to share a topic of general interest to either the canal, society or surrounding community. The evenings are both enjoyable and informative; with a short presentation on the topic together with an opportunity to get a brief update on D&SC society activities, events and the latest canal developments.'

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'We currently number over 50 members from all walks of life and whose knowledge of astronomy ranges from complete beginner to advanced. The society holds regular meetings on the first Friday of each month (except July and August) at 7:30 pm ... Meetings usually involve an outside speaker, but members also give talks and the society holds a quiz in February. We also hold 'Introduction to Astronomy' evenings ... on the third Friday of the month. See below for more information. We are a friendly and, despite our subject, "down to earth" society. Meetings are a great way for potential new members to see what we're about in an informal and relaxed atmosphere.'

Category Arts Centres
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'We present and produce an excellent and diverse programme of performances, events and festivals. We are innovative, inclusive, sustainable and vital to the regeneration of Derby.'

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Organize a range of talks and related events at their various venues. Usually free of charge, but check details.

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Winter indoor meetings, Friday evenings.

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'We are a friendly group of photographers of all ages and aim to offer something for everyone. So, whether you’re a complete novice or have loads of experience in all things photographic, you will be made very welcome. Our winter programmes include talks from a wide range of guest speakers, along with competitions and practical evenings where members can try out new techniques.'

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'The Society holds special events, in addition to its normal meetings, each year. Past events have been held at Glossop, Shirland, Ashover, Ashbourne and South Normanton, in addition to those at the Society HQ at Bridge Chapel House.'

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'From September to April we run an Indoor Meetings programme with a wide varity of topics and guest speakers at venues around the county.'

Category Wildlife Trusts
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'Join a community of like-minded people striving to protect Derbyshire's wildlife and wild places. Derbyshire's nature is facing unimaginable pressure from habitat loss, development and climate change. Becoming a member is one of the best ways to support our work protecting wildlife where you live ...  Local Groups are run by some of our most dedicated volunteers and offer a wide range of activities such as talks, field trips, work parties and fundraising events.'

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‘The Society is completely independent and non-political and aims to work in partnership with local and regional authorities.It organises series of lectures and meetings throughout the year ad its income is derived from subscriptions from current and former residents. It also houses the Heritage Centre in Station Road - on display a remarkable range of artefacts relating to the industrial and domestic history of the town.’

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'Hear the most inspiring figures in design, architecture and fashion speaking about their work in the Design Museum’s talks programme.' Priced: substantial discount for Museum Members: 'Talks tickets include entry to all current exhibitions before the event begins. Food and drink is available to buy before the talk and the Design Museum Shop is also open late ... Be the first to find out updates, get priority booking and discount for talks, become a Design Museum Member.'

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Design:Midlands – an independent, impartial resource providing design support for local authorities, communities, decision makers, housebuilders, businesses and design professionals. We are a merged organisation of two established charities, Opun (East Midlands) and MADE (West Midlands).’

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'Designer Bookbinders has a worldwide membership and welcomes new members from all backgrounds – binders, conservators, collectors, librarians, teachers, people from other crafts, and book-lovers in general.'

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Offer series of Monday Lunchtime Lectures, and Friday Social Evening Talks - both normally monthly: The Monday lectures are 'open to the public - no booking required'. For the Friday evening talks: 'Bookings must be made and paid for by the Tuesday prior to the social evening. Later bookings will NOT be accepted.'

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'Our range of five winter meeting lectures this year presents the results of work from some of our local specialists. Although the speakers are all based in the south-west, the range of topics will bring out detail of our region and also take us further afield, both east and west, into Europe, Africa and across the Atlantic ...'

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DBKA Events Calendar 'Members may attend meetings of any Branch, but it is advisable (and courteous) to contact the Branch Secretary first.'

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'During the autumn and winter months we have a program of lectures and discussions about beekeeping.'

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'The North Devon Branch is one of the oldest beekeeping branches within Devon, and is certainly the largest, with some 130 members. Its area covers most of North Devon, from Ilfracombe in the North to the outskirts of Okehampton in the South. We do not however restrict our membership to any particular district, and we have one member as far away as Buckinghamshire !'

Category Dowsing
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'All Group Meetings are ... on the second Tuesday in the month, and start at 7.30 pm.'

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Programmes in the Society's four Groups: Exeter, Plymouth, North Devon, South Devon.

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'The Devon History Society aims to promote the study and recording of the history of Devon, and is open to all those interested in its many aspects. Its members range from enthusiastic amateurs to senior academic historians.'

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'On May 21st 2015 a group of us met at the Bike Shed Theatre Bar in Exeter to decide the future of Devon Humanists. It was clear that although there is great interest in Humanism in Devon, there is no appetite for organising committees and their attendant meetings. It was decided to make Devon Humanists into a virtual group, keeping in touch via the web, social media and email and hoping to organise occasional meetups and socials.'

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Calendar of 'literary' lectures and talks and related events at Libraries across the County.

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'We run a regular series of events which are open to both members (for free) and non-members (for a small fee). Summer events include field trips to sites around Devon, as well as guided mammal-watching trips overseas. Winter events are usually held indoors, and include talks from expert speakers on a wide variety of mammal-related subjects.'

Category Orchid Societies
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‘Monthly meetings are held ... usually on the third Sunday of each month starting at 2pm ... The meetings' programme includes presentations from professional and amateur growers about orchids and their culture and related subjects.’

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Category Wildlife Trusts
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Use the 'Events Filter' and the Category 'Talk'.

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'Talks by good speakers on a range of conservation issues ... Meetings are once a month from September through to April. We are lucky enough to attract good attendances to our meetings. We try to make them as friendly as possible and welcome new members.'

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