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‘The Society formed in 1985 to develop the interest in E.F.Benson; his famous characters Mapp and Lucia; his life and work; the work of his writing brothers, Arthur and Hugh Benson; his archaeologist sister, Maggie and his parents, Archbishop Edward White Benson and Mary Benson: altogether a very intriguing family.’

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'Meetings take place every Thursday evening from 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm: 'Ealing Photographic Society was founded in 1892, making it one of the oldest surviving Photographic Societies in the World ...'

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Holds a number of regular events during the year, including an Annual John Delafons Lecture, normally held in June.

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'The Society meets on the third Tuesday of the month ... Meetings begin at 7.30 pm.'

Category Music & Dance
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Annual Lecture: 'An eminent speaker is invited to talk on a topic relevant to Early Dance. The aim is to promote Early Dance to a wider audience and to demonstrate that it is a serious field of study. The lecture is followed by an opportunity for informal talk ... This lecture, given in London, is open to all - and free.'

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'Earthwatch events offer the opportunity to learn from scientists on the frontline of environmental action, about the issues that matter to the future of the planet, and how you can play a role in tackling them ... Our lectures, debates and open days are free, informative and good fun. You'll meet people who care about the environment and leave inspired.'

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'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month between September - May at 7.30 pm.'

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Future Events: 'Membership is free and everyone is welcome, including visitors to the village and guests staying at the Helyar Arms. Our meetings regularly attract 20 - 30 poetry lovers ... Events are held in the Skittles Alley or Apple Loft Restaurant of the Helyar Arms'.

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'East Devon Beekeepers are a friendly group who share a common interest in beekeeping. Our aim is to provide education and support to both experienced and new beekeepers as well as people who may be interested in bees but do not have the time or space to keep bees themselves.'

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'Lectures by visiting speakers (and sometimes by our own members) are mainly on archaeology with occasional historical based talks. They are held from September to May.'

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'Throughout the year the Trust organises Heritage Events such as walks, talks and visits.' Also there is an Annual Lecture in memory of the former Director of the Trust, Alan Wilson.

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'We are a friendly,mixed bunch of beekeepers and cover the areas of East Grinstead and its many surrounding villages including, Ardingly, Colemans Hatch, Newchapel, Chelwood Gate, Forest Row, Ashurstwood, Newick, Felbridge, Dormansland, Lingfield and Hartfield to name just a few.'

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Offers 'a regular lecture series with experts presenting illustrated talks on local and international archaeology, and on local buildings and other historical topics'.

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Bimonthly midweek evening lectures, plus other meetings.

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'Our monthly meetings include talks, beekeeping demonstrations and live apiary sessions during the summer months at our Association apiary.'

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'Usually held on a Monday, our events are educational, stimulating and fun. They provide opportunities to engage socially and in lively discussion with like minded, open-minded thinking people.'

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'The society was formed in 1964 by a group of both professional and amateur enthusiasts, who recognised the need for such a group in this area of great geological interest. This mix of people from all backgrounds has remained a feature of the society to this day, and gives it a friendly relaxed atmosphere which appeals to newcomers.'

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'Our main function is to organise meetings in the locality of the East Midlands that provide informative talks on diverse subjects relevant to materials and which contribute to continuing professional development for IOM3 members. Aside from this the talks are of general interest and non members are welcome to attend.'

Category Orchid Societies
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Meetings 'are held on the third Sunday of each month from September to July at 2.30 pm. Guest speakers are invited to visit and give illustrated talks on all aspects of orchid growing. Often the speakers are specialist amateur growers who pass on some of their expertise. Sometimes the speakers are from nurseries and they bring plants for sale. At other times, the speakers may be concerned with orchids in the wild. One of the highlights of the year is the plant auction held at the December meeting when members can dispose of surplus plants, and of course buy new plants to replace them'.

Category Salons
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Programme of evening meetings.

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Programme for the Society's four Branches: Barking and Dagenham, Bishopsgate, Havering, Newham and Redbridge

Category Flowers & Plants
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Monthly 'meetings are open to anyone interested in the cultivation of begonias ... Anyone interested in growing begonias will be made very welcome'.

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'The East Riding Archaeological Society holds monthly lectures from September to April ... Topics vary from items of local interest to those of national importance.'

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Programmes for the Society's Groups in: Croydon, Lingfield, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton.

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'Meetings on 3rd Tuesday of month, except August and December, at 8.00 pm.'

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'Meetings on 4th Wednesday of each month, except August and December, at 2.30 pm.'

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'We meet on the first Thursday of each Month (excluding August) ... at 8.00 – 10.00 pm. The meeting takes the form of a Main speaker, break for coffee then short talks by members and a sky diary.'

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Meets afternoons of 'first Monday of each month (except Bank Holidays)'.

Category Arts & Crafts
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'The society started in 1982 when a group of women wanted to continue to meet and share their interest in embroidery after forming a friendship during their City and Guilds embroidery course. They also wanted to introduce others to the many delights of embroidery. The society has developed its interests since that time, and now encompasses all forms of textile art, both modern and traditional. To keep abreast of new techniques we invite well known and progressive artists to speak to the group each month.'

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Meetings 'are held every month from September/October to July. We usually have a visiting speaker, but we also have talks by our members, slide shows and demonstrations. Part of the evening is set aside for refreshments and informal discussions'.

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'The club meets at 7.30 pm every Wednesday night ... With an active membership and a wide age range of members, the camera club caters for both beginners and more experienced photographers. In common with other clubs most members now shoot digitally, but not exclusively.'

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'Ebbw Vale Works Museum extends a warm welcome to all visitors. Our large and varied collection tells the story of the coal, iron and steelmaking community at Ebbw Vale and the surrounding area from 1790 to the works closure in 2002 and its subsequent demolition ... The Museum in conjunction with the Ebbw Vale Metallurgical and Historical Society organises a series of lectures on materials, minerals, metallurgy, technical and historical themes during the period October to March each year.'

Category Religious Belief
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Monthly lectures, Wednesday evenings. Admission is free but by ticket only.

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'Lectures/talks/meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, September-May, 7.30-9.00 pm.'

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'The Eccles Centre for American Studies regularly organises and supports conferences, seminars, lectures and other events on North American and transatlantic themes, often in partnership with other institutions and organisations. The Eccles Centre has hosted an annual lecture since 1993. In 1995, this lecture was named in honour of Douglas W. Bryant who served as Trustee and Executive Director of the American Trust for the British Library between 1979 and 1990 and as its President between 1990 and 1994.'

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Category Christianity
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'Exists to promote the study of ecclesiastical and canon law particularly in the Church of England and those churches in communion with it. Amongst its activities the Society puts on an exciting programme of conferences and lectures bringing together lawyers, clergy and others who are interested in the area.'

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Events: 'This page lists events organised both by the Ecclesiological Society and other Societies. In one way or another all events are related to churches, their furnishings and use. For events of other Societies, details have been extracted from their published programmes, and enquiries should be addressed to the organisation in question, not to us.'

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'Lectures, field visits and meetings to encourage interest in conservation.'

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Access to details of occasional lectures and talks open to the general public, including as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

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Annual Tawney Lecture, usually as part of Annual Conference. Enquire about attendance.

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'Monthly meetings are held in the Kendal Museum and will normally be at 7 pm on the first Monday in the month.'

Category Arts Centres
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Can filter the Calendar by 'Talks'.

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The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.’

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'We have meetings most months of the year (see Programme), together with day and evening visits to gardens large and small. Every summer, many of our members and friends take part in our long weekend mini-holiday, visiting gardens in other parts of the country.'

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'The Society organises a lecture programme, including tea or coffee, from October until May: attending these lectures is possibly the best way of finding out more about the Society, and meeting with like-minded people.'

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Usually monthly meetings, Thursday evenings: 'Guests and visitors are welcome to meetings and to the annual dinner, and (depending on places available) to the May outing.' Note the Annual John Murray Archive Lecture, held jointly with the National Library of Scotland.

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'An alternative book festival of ideas by two of Edinburgh's leading independent bookshops.' The 'Fringe Festival' has been held mid-August.

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Category Bookshops
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'We run lots of events ranging from book signings to book group meetings and from literary speed-dating to book swaps ... Some events are free and for others there is a small charge.'

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'An independent company and charity based in Edinburgh and we run reading and writing projects. We believe that literature in its broadest sense enriches the soul and brings joy, and that it is a true way to understand and celebrate ourselves, our city and our nation. We are the founding city in an international network of UNESCO Cities of Literature. We run campaigns and projects to transform our literary city; we create networks and spaces to connect people.'

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Category The Arts Society
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'Our members enjoy a programme of 10 lectures a year on the decorative and fine arts in the widest sense ... We have two membership groups, Afternoon and Evening, with lectures as 2.30 pm and 7.00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month from September to June ... The capacity of our lecture theatre sets the limit of our membership. Our annual membership renewal is in July/August. Those who apply for membership outside this time are offered Temporary Membership ... EDFAS is a member society of The Arts Society ... With c. 900 members EDFAS is the largest member society of The Arts Society.'

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'Our varied programme of illustrated lectures runs from October to Easter. Speakers and topics are carefully chosen to provide interest for both the amateur and professional geologist. These meetings also provide an informal opportunity to chat to other members, and to gain advice from local experts on visiting geological localities. Each year, a celebrity lecture is given by a geologist of international repute, who is invited jointly by the Society and the Geological Society of Glasgow. At the annual Fellows' Night, members can give accounts of their own geological interests, specimens or travels. Lectures are usually on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm ... These meetings are open to the public, there is no charge, and visitors are most welcome.'

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'The Radical Book Fair is Scotland’s leading alternative political & literary festival; it was launched by Wole Soyinka in 1996.' Held Mid November.

Category The Media
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‘The Edinburgh TV Festival is one of the most prestigious media events in the UK. We bring together all parts of the television and digital world to celebrate the creativity, diversity and inspirational talent in our field, and to debate the major issues facing us as an industry. The Festival draws around 2000 delegates from the major networks and production companies internationally.‘

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'Founded in 1888 with the purpose of bringing British culture to the Jewish immigrant population of Edinburgh. In the 117 years since then it has broadened its aims and become a discussion forum for a wide variety of topics covering every area of culture and history with a Jewish connection.'

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'We meet on alternate Tuesdays; the Hall is open from 7.00 pm and the meeting begins at 7.30 pm.'

Category Arts & Crafts
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'We love printmaking and know you will too, you don’t have to be an artist to get involved, so join us, there’s lots for visitors in our programme, you can come and see our latest exhibition or take a course in printmaking, you can come to an art lecture or artist talk or simply visit our gallery shop for an unparalleled choice of original fine art prints and artist multiples.'

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'The Annual Dinner of the Club is held in March each year at which the President delivers a toast to the memory of Sir Walter. Among other meetings there is a Joint Lecture with the University of Edinburgh English Dept. From time to time members also enjoy the privilege of a visit to Abbotsford ... Membership shall be open to any individual or organisation.'

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'The Education and Employers Taskforce and the Centre for Education and Industry at the University of Warwick have launched a research seminar programme in London ... All seminars are free. Lunch is provided. To register for a place please email ... '

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Edward Thomas is widely regarded as a major poet and his posthumous influence on English poetry has been considerable. His poetry was all written during the last few years of his life, before this remarkable flowering of genius was cut short by death in action at the Battle of Arras. The poems remain as much alive now as when they were written, quietly yet surely capturing the essence of the English countryside which Edward Thomas knew through all his senses.’

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'Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month from October to the following April ... commencing at 7.30 pm prompt ... Why not come and visit us at one of our meetings? Tha'll find a gradely welcome theer. Then if you'd like to join us afterwards, we'll be more than happy to welcome you as a member.'

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'Yes it is a long name but it tells you who we are, what we do  and where we are. We use EbRHS for short. We want to encourage people to take an interest in the local history of Egham, Egham Hythe, Englefield Green, Thorpe, Thorpe Lea, Virginia Water and the Surrey part of Sunningdale ... Membership includes talks, ten monthly newsletters, research facilities and some social events.'

Category Egypt
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'The Friends of the Egypt Centre support the Centre and organise a series of lectures held at 7 pm in Fulton House 2 (unless otherwise indicated). These are free to members and £3.00 to non members.'

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Category Egypt
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Offer reasonably priced all-day seminars, open to members, plus occasional free seminars.

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Category Egypt
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'The Society aims to offer at least six lectures a year between October and June. The emphasis is on ancient Egypt, but there may also be talks on more modern topics, as well as people associated with the country and its exploration ... Entry for members is free, £2.00 for non-members; "wine and nibbles" afterwards are available for a nominal fee of £1.00.'

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Category Egypt
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'Our annual lecture programme aims to provide members with access to the latest developments in the field of Egyptology and our events include group visits, members’ nights and hieroglyph workshops etc.'

Category Arts Festivals
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Festival usually held in August at different venues throughout Wales.

Category Railway History
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'The objects of the Society are to promote interest in and study of all aspects of electric railways and related subjects both in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Meetings are held in two cities, in London and in Birmingham.'

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Category Elgar Society
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'Most Society activities are organised throughout the year by the Society's regional branches. Most branches hold regular meetings, often with eminent speakers including leading biographers and conductors, as well as occasional weekend events such as visits and meetings with other music and record societies.'

Category Elgar Society
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'The branch meets on Saturday afternoons approximately once a month, with summer and winter breaks. Each informal meeting is based around a talk by a visiting speaker. Meetings are open to all, and admission is free. Guests and non-members are most welcome, although they may not vote at the AGM.'

Category Elgar Society
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'The branch's annual programme runs from October to June with meetings normally held on the first Monday of each month. Meetings ... take place in an informal atmosphere, usually with an interval during which fruit juice, biscuits and a range of merchandise are available. As with all branches, attendance at meetings is free for society members, whether or not London branch members. Visitors and prospective new members are welcome to attend meetings.'

Category Elgar Society
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'The branch meets between six and eight times a year; its season runs from October to May. Most meetings take place on a Saturday starting at 3.00 pm and last for approximately two hours.'

Category Elgar Society
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'The meetings normally run from 2 pm to 5 pm on Saturday or Sunday.'

Category Elgar Society
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'Except where otherwise indicated, meetings are held on Saturdays beginning at 2.00 pm ... Meetings comprising of both members and visitors are friendly non-intellectual events that provide an ideal environment for those wishing to explore the life and music of one of England's greatest composers. Visitors are made most welcome and are allowed free entry under the Society's charitable status.'

Category Elgar Society
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'Meetings are normally held at 2.30 pm on Saturdays ... We meet six or seven times a year and enjoy a varied programme of events. The branch also issues a regular newsletter. Visitors are most welcome.'

Category Elgar Society
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'We meet on the occasional Saturday afternoon from 2 pm till 4 pm ... Come and join us. Hear leading speakers on Elgar and hear aspects of his music that you may have never heard. And share your interest and enthusiasm for this mainly self-taught Composer and his wide variety of Music.'

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