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UCL

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Lunch Hour Lectures are an opportunity for anyone to sample the exceptional research work taking place at the university, in bite size chunks. Speakers are drawn from across UCL and lectures frequently showcase new research and recent academic publications. Lunch Hour Lectures require no pre-booking, are free to attend and are open to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis.'

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'We have several different seminar programmes, most of which are free of charge and open to the public. Refreshments are always available We have a sandwich lunch available for our lunchtime seminars and have a wine reception after our evening events. To attend our events it is essential to book ...'

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Programme of events, a number of which can be open to members of the public.

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Ramge of lectures, talks and related events.

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Have held 'Humanities' conversations in this Series.

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Parliament Talks: 'A series of regular, subject-specific events to be held around the UK ... Each event will feature a range of expert speakers who will explain and lead discussion on Parliament’s vital role in effectively scrutinising public policy and holding the Government to account. Attendees at Parliament Talks events will find out how the work of Parliament is particularly relevant to a specific subject or issue and the opportunities to engage with and influence the members and committees of the House of Commons and House of Lords.'

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'The aim is to run an annual book festival the purpose of which is to promote and encourage the study, appreciation and knowledge of literature in Ullapool and the surrounding district. We include work written in Gaelic and Scots. We have a strong Gaelic element bearing in mind our heritage and the fact that there are many Gaelic learners in the area as well as native speakers. Literature has a significant place in Highland culture and life. The book festival is not just a showcase for Highland writers but also for writers from other parts of Scotland, and indeed the world, to come and create an inspirational atmosphere. It gives an opportunity for local people and visitors alike to hear the best the world of literature has to offer.' Held Mid May.

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'We maintain a full programme of visits and lectures throughout the year ... Members may bring guests to unrestricted events and non members are always welcome at lectures.'

Category Ireland
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Monthly lectures, Thursday evenings. Enquire about attendance.

Category Wildlife Trusts
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'The Ulster Wildlife Trust runs a range of events each year. These include walks, talks, fun activities for all the family, ecological surveying , practical conservation opportunities, fundraising events and more.'

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Theosophy
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'Talks, study and discussion on Theosophy at the London Centre ... Events are open to all and always free ... No need to book in advance.'

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Links to some details of over 60 Branches of the Association: 'In many areas UNA-UK members can join a local branch. These volunteer-run groups support our work by organising a diverse range of grass-roots activities. Ranging from speaker and fundraising events to film screenings and coffee mornings, these activities raise awareness and interest in the work of the United Nations at a local level across the country.'

Category Arts Festivals
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'Music, film, science, food and nutrition, exhibitions, Gaelic, debate, readings ...'

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Programme 'includes the following lectures to which members of the general public, staff and students are all very welcome ...'.

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'The Public and Ceremonial Events Office organises a large number of lectures throughout the year which are given either by the University’s own academic staff, or by visiting speakers. Public lectures are listed in the University's events calendar. They are open events and entry is free of charge.'

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Monthly lectures, Thursday evenings, organized by the Friends of the Botanic Garden: 'All lectures are free to Friends (who are reminded to bring their membership cards). Non-Friends will be asked for a £5.00 donation.'

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'The Concerts & Lectures Series is an ongoing cultural extravaganza of classical music and fascinating lectures on a wide variety of subjects, performed by talented (often visiting) musicians, academics and experts. They are all open to the public, so whether you’re staff, a student, alumni or just interested please come along and see what we’ve got to offer! ... Please check individual lectures for day and time. Drinks will be served in Seminar Rooms 4 & 5 following the lectures for all those who would like to stay for a short time of informal discussion. Admission is free (although donations are welcomed) and everyone is welcome.'

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'webcast.berkeley is UC Berkeley's central service for online video & audio for students and learners around the globe.'

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'UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects of interest to a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, education issues, and even gardening and agriculture. Programs range from documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge research symposiums, artistic performances and more.'

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Public Lecture Series 'Throughout the year, the university is pleased to offer a series of lectures which are open to the public. These lectures are all free of charge. However, if you would like to make a donation to support student scholarship and hardship funds a collection box will be available after each event. If you would like to book tickets for a lecture, please complete the booking form below or call ... Tickets will be posted to you 2 weeks prior to the lecture.'

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'The University is proud to play a prominent role in the cultural life of Chester. Many of our events are free and open to everyone, and the programme is growing all the time (this website will be regularly updated with all the latest information on the public lectures). We hope you find something of interest and look forward to welcoming you to the University of Chester.'

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'The University of Chichester presents another innovative series of lectures. The events are free of charge to attend, but we do ask you to kindly RSVP as indicated for each lecture.'

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'Our public lectures showcase some of the latest research our academics are currently working on, across a wide range of subject disciplines, and relate to key, contemporary topics of interest, both in our region, and beyond. Pitched for a diverse audience, including experts as well as the layperson with a general interest our public lectures are accessible, welcoming and free to all.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'The University presents a wide range of events throughout the year.'

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'Lectures & Seminars'. (Also a Cornwall campus in Penryn near Falmouth.)

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Winter lectures - usually monthly - organized by the Friends of Glasgow University Library - plus other events from time to time.

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'Events Listing'. Includes the Annual Chancellor's Lecture - a 'free public lecture' (but need to book).

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'Explore Our University Culture ... University of Hull: Where creativity lives and breathe.'

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'Kent's popular Open Lecture series covers a range of topics; from comedy to politics, science to the arts. Lectures are free, open to all and no booking is needed.'

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Winter Lecture Series plus other talks and related events, some organized by the Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden.

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'University Events Calendar'

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Public Lecture Series 'A showcase of just some of the research topics that are carried out at the University. The lectures are given by researchers eminent in their field but in a manner that is easily understood by all. They offer a unique opportunity to learn something of the research, teaching and people that make the University a world-class institute. Lectures start at 8pm and last for approximately 45 minutes followed by questions from the audience. Lectures are free to attend and members of the public are very welcome. Guests are advised to arrive from 7.15 pm as places are limited.'

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‘University events take place throughout the year, from educational conferences to performances by the BBC Philharmonic, public lectures and one off exhibitions.‘

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'Published three times per year, the Open Campus leaflet provides details of the University's programme of events for the whole community. In this small brochure you will find an enormous range of events with something for all ages and interests. Whether you have never attended an event at the University before, or are a "regular" through our doors, you are always welcome to come along and join us for a true cultural feast.'

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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.'

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Includes details of The Stirling Lectures plus other public lectures.

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'Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are committed to sharing what we do with the public and seek opportunities to involve adults and children in different aspects of our work. We seek to inspire the next generation and those returning to learning to study with us or become a researcher. There are also opportunities for you to participate in a wide range of research projects.'

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'The Sussex Lectures are coordinated by the Development and Alumni Relations Office as part of a programme of activities aimed to promote Sussex's excellent research and teaching, and to provide opportunities for our alumni and friends to celebrate and support this work. The events are free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend, but we do ask that you kindly RSVP as indicated for each lecture.'

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’We are the only university based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and we're a little different - we offer you the choice of studying at one of our 13 colleges and research centres, over 70 local learning centres, or online from wherever you are.‘

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'UWE continues to bring a varied and interesting programme of public lectures to its many audiences throughout the year. These free events are open to all, but places must be booked online prior to the events ...'

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Annual Lectures plus other lectures and talks from time to time.

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'There are lectures and other events open to the general public throughout the year. For enquiries about individual events, please use the contact details in the event information.'

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'The University holds regular lectures and seminars throughout the year. They provide fascinating insights into a host of subjects, and are free and open to all.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Every term, the University organises free public lectures on a wide variety of topics and aimed at a general audience. Some require tickets (available from the Communications Office) but most do not. Where tickets are needed, this is indicated in the publicity.'

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'We have regular club outings and studio evenings which help to keep us all motivated and the friendly atmosphere at our meetings will ensure that you will receive a warm welcome, so why not come along and see us on any Tuesday evening at 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm start.'

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‘Works to increase the enjoyment derived from the area by deepening and widening understanding of its many and various elements.’ Evening lectures and talks, usually fortnightly, Monday evenings.

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‘A membership charity open to all who care about the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages and believe that raising standards of urban design is central to its improvement. The UDG believes that good urban design depends upon successful collaboration between all those who shape the built environment, whatever their professional or personal background.’

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'Our monthly meetings are held ... on the second Wednesday of the month at 8 pm. Following the talk there will be an opportunity for you to ask questions about any significant planning, or other, matter affecting Usk and its environs. Non-members are always welcomed, £2 payment at the door.'

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