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'Established in 1967 by a few local amateur gardeners who were keen to get together and share gardening knowledge and experiences. The club has grown and currently has about 100 members. Apart from horticultural activities, our programme of events include group visits to formal houses and gardens and regular talks from experts on a wide range of topics.'

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Formed in 1982 'by a group of people who believed there was a need to study the fascinating history of the villages nestling on the Yelverton side of Dartmoor, and to make an effort to record as much of that history as possible while the places existed free of development and the people remembered the past ... Today, the Society has around 140 members, a programme of walks and talks throughout the year ... and an illustrated journal – published periodically when contributions from members & friends allow'.

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Category Arts and Crafts

'The York Art Workers' Association is an eclectic group of craftsmen, artists, conservators, academics and others who share a serious interest in the design of buildings, interiors and landscapes. Members represent architectural craftsmanship, other applied arts, fine arts, architecture and conservation. We welcome not only practitioners in these fields but anyone with a keen interest or appreciation of art & design. We exist to extend and share our knowledge and experience through a programme of monthly talks ... We also organise occasional courses, workshops, outings & social events. Our talks are open anyone with an interest in the arts.'

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'Authors and illustrators, designers and publishers, booksellers and collecters feature in programmes of six winter lectures supplemented by summer visits to memorable libraries ... All who have an interest in books are welcome to join this active group of booklovers.'

Category York

'York Cemetery is a grade II* listed landscape and is one of only two privately owned Victorian cemeteries in the UK.  Founded in 1837, it now encompasses 24 acres and is administered by The York Cemetery Trust with support of the Friends of York Cemetery.York Cemetery is a working burial ground. At the same time, it provides opportunities for conservation, education, and informal recreation within a protected environment close to York city centre.'

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Category Local Heritage

'The York House Society is Twickenham's oldest amenity society. It was formed in 1924 from the committee of councillors and local residents that was originally set up in 1922, to persuade the then Urban District Council to buy York House for conversion to a town hall ... It has no political allegiance. It is concerned with York House and the central area of Twickenham and its river frontage. Among the objects of the Society are preservation of the historic character of the neighbourhood, its architectural qualities, public gardens, parkland and riverside.'

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'Established in 1965 by people who attended an adult education class in order to continue with what they had learned ...  Indoor meetings take place most months (not July/August) on the first Tuesday. They usually feature a talk as well as a short meeting beforehand to deal with Club business.'

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'Objectives of the YBKA are as follows: * To promote and improve the craft of beekeeping; * To provide education, training and support for its Members; * To inform the wider public about the important role that the honeybee (Apis mellifera) plays in our natural environment and to promote the protection of that environment ... Members are organised into Affiliated District Associations (Districts) that are either locally based or dedicated to beekeeping related special interests.'

'Founded in 1837, the Yorkshire Geological Society was the first geological society in the North of England ... Our objective is to promote & record the results of research in geosciences in Yorkshire. We achieve this mainly by hosting and promoting a series of indoor meetings & field trips throughout the course of the year, and publications by the Society, including the world-renowned Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society which is published twice per year.'

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'The Yorkshire Philosophical Society is a charitable learned society, founded in 1822 when “philosophical” had the same meaning as “scientific”. The Society’s primary aim is to promote public understanding and involvement in the academic disciplines of the natural and social sciences ... Our Lectures cover a wide range of subjects in the natural sciences, social sciences and archaeology, and take place in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. Lectures are free and open to all.  Non-members are invited to make a donation to help cover costs.  Children are welcome provided they are accompanied by a responsible adult.'

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'The Young Foundation’s mission is to develop better connected and more sustainable communities across the UK. As a UKRI accredited Independent Research Organisation, social investor and community development practitioner, we combine all our skills and expertise, to further that mission ... The Young Foundation runs dozens of events each year - from our regular lunchtime seminars ... to large international conferences. Past events have featured senior politicians, renowned academics and leading campaigners.'

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