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'Churches Together in England is the national ecumenical instrument supporting and encouraging churches from a wide range of traditions to work together in unity. With churches drawn from the Anglican, Catholic, Pentecostal, Charismatic, Orthodox and Lutheran traditions, as well as Free Churches, Quakers and others, we unite one of the broadest range of churches in the whole of Europe.'

'The national charity for the civic movement in England. We make places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. We promote civic pride ... We welcome civic and amenity societies and other local groups as well as individuals, town and parish councils, local authorities and businesses as members and supporters of Civic Voice.'

'English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites - from world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, from Roman forts on the edges of the empire to a Cold War bunker. Through these, we bring the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year.'

'We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment ... Working with communities and specialists we share our passion, knowledge and skills to inspire interest, care and conservation, so everyone can keep enjoying and looking after the history that surrounds us all.'

'Knowledgeable speakers deliver talks on Jewish history for each branch of the Society. A small entrance fee may be charged to cover light refreshments either before or after the talk, to which both members of the Society and non-members are invited to attend.'

'Local Nature Partnerships (LNPs) are partnerships of a broad range of local organisations, businesses and people who aim to help bring about improvements in their local natural environment.' (NOTE At the time of Review there did not seem to be a readily accessible official list with Website Links of current English Partnerships. However, I have prepared Records within the relevant Localities for the 'live' English Partnership Websites discovered so far.)

'Represents groups of volunteers interested in conserving cemeteries large and small. The Cemetery Friends give their time clearing and maintaining areas, often working with local ecology groups to maintain a balance between wildlife and heritage. Friends may also provide guided walks, open days and special events and work on projects with English Heritage and other organisations.'

'Since the NCS was founded in 1972, we have become the society for people who love pots.  Our main focus is on British pottery and porcelain from 1600 to the present day. The NCS is open to everyone and our membership is worldwide. We share the latest ceramic news and research though our meetings, seminars, publications, exhibitions and website. Collectors, dealers, museum staff, auctioneers, ceramic historians, and archaeologists are all current members and you, whatever your ceramic interests, are most welcome to join us.'

'We are a well established Society with an enthusiastic interest in all things costume and textile, with a bias towards the historical. We organise a programme of quarterly meetings in the North of England with lectures by guest speakers on a wide range of subjects and visits to private and public collections. Members come from all walks of life, some with considerable knowledge of the subject, but many who are just enthusiasts keen to find out more. We are a friendly society welcoming new members and guests to join us.'

'The Theosophical Society is a worldwide organisation founded in 1875. Its primary aim is universal brotherhood without distinction of race, creed, colour, gender or social background. It is based on the realisation that life in all its diverse forms, human and non-human, is indivisibly One ... Toward this end the Headquarters and its National Sections sponsor public lectures, seminars, events and study groups on theosophical and allied themes.'

'Wildlife and Countryside Link (Link) is the largest environment and wildlife coalition in England, bringing together 64 organisations to use their strong joint voice for the protection of nature.'

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