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'Our members celebrate the passenger ship in its many forms. Whether your interest is the liners of yesteryear, the cruise ships of today, or ferries, the society has something for all. Members include employees of major shipping companies, authors and ship buffs, inveterate travellers and armchair sailors.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Housed in the attic of the early eighteenth-century church of the old St Thomas’ Hospital, this atmospheric museum offers a unique insight into the history of medicine and surgery. The original timber framed Herb Garret was once used to dry and store herbs for patients’ medicines and in 1822 an operating theatre was included. Predating anaesthetics and antiseptics, it is the oldest surviving surgical theatre in Europe.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Oldham Camera Club caters for all who are interested in the productive and fascinating pastime of Photography. Within its ranks you will find members from all backgrounds and abilities with whom you can learn, improve and share your hobby. New members are always welcome without restriction regardless of Religious or Cultural backgrounds, our only aim is to unite together and enjoy the universal pleasure and creativity that photography brings. A look at our Syllabus will show you the range of attractions that we offer our members. From lecture evenings, where we are educated and entertained by the very best in the Northern Photography world, to workshop evenings when you can join in to produce exhibition quality pictures and prints.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Founded in 1867, Oldham Photographic Society is one of the oldest photographic societies in Britain. We are ready to embrace new methods and were one of the first clubs to introduce digital photography to our members in the 1990s. Our members today are almost all amateurs with interests from natural history and landscape to people pictures and digital montage, though we are also open to professional photographers. Our membership covers a range of ages and ability, from people who just like to take photos for fun to national and international award winners ... Our programme includes talks, competitions, appraisals and tutorials.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Road Transport

Founded 1929: 'Whether your prime interest lies in past or present operations, company or route history, fleet changes or any other aspects, the Omnibus Society will keep you informed and take you behind the scenes. Meetings of the Society, in venues across the country, are regularly addressed by leading figures from within the industry and we run a series of study tours.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'Programme of the University of St Andrews Open Association including the Friday Evening Lecture Series: 'The lectures start at 8.00 pm and last until approximately 9.00 pm, followed immediately by questions and discussions until about 9.15 pm.'

LECTURES and TALKSFestival Programme

'A Club for anyone who grows orchids, whether on a windowsill or professionally, providing a place for members to meet socially, to show their orchids, acquire new ones, and to learn about them with lectures, a journal, a library, exhibiting at shows and cultural advice. Our membership is national and international, with individual members and Affiliated Societies.'

LECTURES and TALKSFestival Programme

'An active local volunteer archaeology group and registered charity with a field headquarters at Scadbury Park, Chislehurst, in the London Borough of Bromley ... The Society promotes the study of archaeology in the local area by undertaking excavations, carrying out research and encouraging public interest through meetings and visits.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group or OBHAG is an active and friendly group which focuses on the rich heritage of our area. We cover a broad range of archaeological and historical topics and we are linked with the Oswestry Castle Research Project ... Meetings with talks are held at 7.30 pm on the second Friday of the month.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The oldest botanic garden in the UK, founded on July 25th 1621. Established as the Oxford Physic Garden for growing medicinal plants used to teach medical students, the Garden was the birthplace of botanical sciences at Oxford. It became known as the Oxford Botanic Garden in the 1830s to reflect its role in experimental botany ... Situated in Nuneham Courtenay, Harcourt Arboretum is only 20 mins drive from Oxford Botanic Garden, with regular buses.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'All our events are continuing to take place online. They are free and open to all. We welcome you just as warmly as ever to take part, and enjoy what’s on offer virtually. There’s a wonderful range of opportunities for you to explore some of the most pressing issues facing us today.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Oxford Civic Society is dedicated to the continuous improvement of Oxford as a wonderful city in which to live, work, study and relax. Appreciating our past, enjoying the present and pursuing a vision for the future are at the heart of what we do ... We run a year-round programme of Oxford-themed talks, walks and visits aimed to encourage an awareness and understanding of our city. The talks (free and open to all) are given by leading speakers in interesting locations across the city. Topics can include Oxford’s history, buildings, arts and science, and current development projects.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Oxford Geology Group is a dynamic, growing and very active local geological society that has been in constant operation since 1957 ... Our varied programme of illustrated evening lectures runs throughout the year. Two lecture series run in parallel, one on the fourth Tuesday of the month and the other on the second Thursday of the month ... Lectures aim to cater for those starting out in the Earth and planetary sciences as well as those with some specialist knowledge.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'A progressive photographic club which has been in existence for over a hundred years. Our membership includes everyone from beginners to high-end achievers and as a club we are well respected within the U.K. photographic fraternity ... Our key activities include: Meetings – every Tuesday during our September – May season. This is our main point of contact with each other, The programme has a variety of guest speakers, competitions and discussion evenings, with occasional practical sessions ... '

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme
Category Gardens Trusts

'Oxfordshire Gardens Trust is all about exploring and celebrating the wonderful parks and gardens in the county, both large and small, public and private, historic and contemporary. Join us to learn about them, their history and the challenge of caring for them in the 21st century. We have a fascinating programme of activities throughout the year, including lectures on a wide range of topics and guided visits to parks and gardens, often private and only accessible by special arrangement. Membership is a great opportunity to find out more and of course to make new friends.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

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