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'Macclesfield Astronomical Society is social group of men, women, juniors and guests, newcomers and veterans, novices and experts, in a sociable spectrum of involvement in astronomy. We have at least three regular events to participate in every month throughout the whole year, including an expert lecture every month, and other varied and informal talks, presentations, demonstrations and displays on a range of astronomical topics ... Our long-term aims are to provide a focal point for contact between local astronomers and to make astronomy accessible to the general public.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'The Macclesfield Canal Society, formed in 1984, has currently about 130 members, who mostly (but not exclusively) reside in the Macclesfield area. Its aim is to promote the canal by means of liaison with local authorities, the Canal & River Trust and the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) ... The Society holds monthly Meetings now on the third Friday of the month, September to May, when a speaker, usually from outside the Society, gives a presentation, often illustrated, on a subject related to canals, or of interest to canal enthusiasts.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Formed in May 2006 with the aim of providing a forum where people can discuss contemporary ideas in a wide range of topics from literature, philosophy, science, and the arts. We meet in Macclesfield Library eight times a year spread over the Autumn, Winter, and Spring months.'

'Magdalene hosts a wide range of events throughout the year for both resident and non-resident Members of the College. Many of our events are also open to the public, and we enjoy welcoming both new and regular visitors to the College.

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'The Club holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Monday of each month (unless the Monday falls into Holy Week, when it is either the 3rd Tuesday or 4th Monday) ... The main part of the evening commences at 7:45pm, when any new or outstanding business is discussed. Then our presenter for the evening takes the floor until about 9:30pm, with a short break for refreshments at an appropriate break during the talk. The meeting closes at about 10pm.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Malhamdale Local History Group exists to promote and further knowledge about the history of the Parish of Kirkby Malhamdale, situated in upper Airedale ... Regular monthly meetings and visits are held, usually on the evening of the third Thursday of the month.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Aims to conserve and protect the best elements of Malvern’s heritage in the built and natural environments while seeking to encourage high standards of planning and design for the enhancement of Great Malvern and the surrounding area ... The Malvern Civic Society hold monthly meetings with talks from speakers on a wide variety of topics.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Malvern Family History Society has a thriving membership of over 300 family history enthusiasts from around the world. Our members are a mixture of people who are local to Malvern and Worcestershire, whose roots can be local or spread far and wide, and those further afield with family links back to this area.' Monthly meetings, usually on the first Wednesday.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Our small, independent museum is located in the centre of Great Malvern, within 5 minutes walk of Malvern Priory and the Tourist Information Centre. The museum is a registered charity, and is run entirely by enthusiastic and friendly volunteers ... Lectures are held on the last Friday of every month from September through to April.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'One in four of our native mammals is threatened with extinction, and many others are in decline. With Britain now recognised as one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world, urgent action is needed. We are working to give our wildlife a better future ... Local mammal Groups bring together people with a shared enthusiasm for the local environment and the mammals within it. They work to share knowledge and raise awareness, survey and monitor local mammals, provide local expertise and training in field skills, hold talks and events, and support the work of the Mammal Society.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Members can attend any Branch or Society Meeting free of charge ... All of our Branches organise monthly meetings at which both in-house and invited speakers talk on topics which will be of interest to Branch members. Admission is free to members, a small charge is payable by non-members.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'The Society was founded in 1892 as the North-Western Branch of the British Astronomical Association. We became independent in 1903 and are one of the oldest astronomical societies in the country. We aim to encourage the study of astronomy for both the newcomer and the seasoned observer alike ... On the third Thursday of the month, from October to March, a FREE public lecture is held at a venue in the centre of Manchester ... commencing at 19:30. Non-members are most welcome. The prestigious Kopal Lecture is given annually by an academic from The University of Manchester in honour of an old friend, the late Emeritus Professor Zdenek Kopal, Manchester's first Professor of Astronomy.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme, Named Public Lecture
Category Manchester

'Founded in 1964 ... Activities of the Society include monthly lectures (between October and May) on topics of industrial archaeology and related interests, field visits, site surveys and various social events. We aim to provide members with a newsletter three or four times a year that includes news, reviews and articles of topical interest.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Across the calendar year, the Manchester Lit and Phil delivers an eclectic range of lectures and seminars: from Social Philosophy, through the Arts, and Science & Technology; probing current ethical debates and scientific breakthroughs. To deliver the programme, the Society invites a wide-range of specialists and polymaths: from Oxford Professors to current YouTube sensations.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme
Category Christianity

Details of 'the MWRC Lecture, an annual major scholarly event in Manchester which includes a paper read by one or more of the Fellows of the Centre'. Enquire about attendance - and to other events which might be open to all.

'Mansfield hosts a lively and engaging series of free public talks, every Friday from 5.30pm, during Oxford University term time ... The talks are open to all and as such are an important element of the College’s public engagement efforts.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'The Marcham Society was founded in 1994 to encourage community interest in the history, natural history and environment of the village and the local area. We arrange eight evening meetings each year with talks by guest speakers or members. There are monthly walks and group visits to local places of interest. Projects include local history, building recording, coppicing and surveys of the churchyard, hedgerows, birds, and butterflies.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Society was founded in 1988 to celebrate the life and works of Margery Allingham, one of the four great "Queens of Crime" from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction ... The Society meets regularly in London and elsewhere. It organises meetings with expert speakers to discuss aspects of the novels and related topics and holds an Annual General Meeting, followed by a Birthday Luncheon, as near as practical to 20th May, the birthday of both Margery Allingham and her great detective creation, Albert Campion.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Founded in 1931 for those interested in local history and archaeology. We have monthly talks from September to May, with a local field trip in June. Our local history conference (The History Day) takes place in October and is dedicated in memory of J.C. Davies and Michael Brown, both of whom contributed considerably to the Society.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Rail Transport

'Founded in 1977, we are a group of railway enthusiasts based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, and with members from the surrounding districts, including High Wycombe, Bourne End, Henley, Maidenhead, Twyford, Reading and Wokingham. Our activities include regular monthly meetings ... and outings to places of railway interest.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Marlow Archaeology Group (MAG) was formed by the amalgamation of Archaeology in Marlow and Marlow Archaeological Society to provide a clearer focus and stronger voice for archaeology in the local area around Marlow and for the benefit of members ... Our focus is on Marlow and the neighbouring areas of the Thames Valley and the Chilterns. We aim to increase our knowledge of the use and occupation of our area through research, talks from experts and practical investigation on the ground; and to share and encourage interest in our findings with the community.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Provides a unique space in which understandings of mental illness are questioned, challenged and explored ... The Trust organises regular seminars and lectures that bring together clinicians and researchers with philosophers, public intellectuals, and policy makers.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'A charitable trust for the protection and preservation of mausolea and funerary monuments situated in Great Britain and Ireland. It was founded in 1997 by the late Jill Allibone ... As a Member you will receive regular issues of our newsletter Mausolus, full of interesting articles from experts in the field informing you of developments;  receive invitations to exclusive events and open days, and get the chance to meet like-minded people and be part of an unique organisation.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

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