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Heritage Trust Network is a membership organisation run by people who have delivered amazing heritage projects against all the odds. Our mission is to help others do the same ... We operate throughout the United Kingdom, drawing together and supporting the work of local heritage groups, whether constituted as building preservation trusts, community trusts or social enterprises.‘

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‘Founded in 1991, The Alexander Thomson Society works to promote and safegaurd the works of the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson.‘

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‘Founded in 1924 to promote “the study and conservation of ancient monuments, historic buildings and fine old craftsmanship” ... The AMS organises activities for its members and each of the 3 annual newsletters will inform you about hundreds of events all over the country organised by kindred societies, museums and universities, in which you can participate.’

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‘Speaking for Scotland’s Buildings since 1956, the AHSS is a national charity with over 1000 members and volunteers across Scotland. We use our voice to study, protect and celebrate Scotland’s wealth of historic buildings and environments.’

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'We are a forum for all professionals working in the field of architectural conservation. Our current membership of more than 350 includes architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators, scientists, archaeologists, building performance experts, historians, government advisors, property and estate managers, and many other professionals ... We do this by regular meetings, lectures and discussions, site visits, and once a year a conference covering a topic of special interest. Most lectures and meetings are held in London, but local meetings of the Association may be organised by convenors in other parts of the country ... Non Members are welcome: please donate £5 on door.'

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Have organized an annual Betjeman Lecture plus occasional other talks and related events.

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‘An independent, non-profit making charity, established in 1973 to promote and encourage awareness of the Scottish architect and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The Society has around 1000 members across the world with active affiliate groups arranging local events.’

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'The national charity saving historic churches at risk. We have saved over 350 buildings which attract almost 2 million visitors a year. Our unique collection of English parish churches includes irreplaceable examples of architecture, archaeology and art from 1,000 years of history. With our help and with your support they are kept open and in use – living once again at the heart of their communities.'

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'A series of lectures covering a number of conservation issues, offering an opportunity to learn more about, and debate, philosophical, practical, legislative and technical matters ... No entry charge to lecture, everyone welcome.'

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Events: 'This page lists events organised both by the Ecclesiological Society and other Societies. In one way or another all events are related to churches, their furnishings and use. For events of other Societies, details have been extracted from their published programmes, and enquiries should be addressed to the organisation in question, not to us.'

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Walks, talks and other events: 'Please note that all of the events are intended for members of the Friends in the first instance. Subject to demand members may bring guests unless otherwise stated.'

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‘The Georgian Society for East Yorkshire is for all those interested in the history and culture of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The society promotes scholarship of subjects relating to the Georgian period and campaigns for the preservation of Georgian Architecture in Hull & East Yorkshire. Society members may participate in lectures and visits to historical sites.‘

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'Come and find out more about Scotland’s architecture, archaeology and industry in our series of monthly lunchtime lectures. Open to all, these lectures are presented by experts in their field on a wide range of subjects ... All talks are free of charge but must be booked in advance.'

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Friends of Reading Abbey 'Meetings are held twice yearly in Reading, on Friday evenings or Saturday afternoons, when lectures are given by specialists on the life of the Abbey and on the most recent developments.'

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The Lecture Series 'Leading authorities from around the country come to Brighton to share their experience and expertise with members of the Regency Society through a programme of lectures ... All lectures are on Wednesdays at 7.00 pm ... Entrance fee for talks: Members free on production of their Membership Card, Non-Members and Guests: £5 on arrival.'

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'The SPAB holds a number of annual events including a series of evening lectures held every autumn.'

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Range of events including the Annual Lecture: 'The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006, warmly welcomes membership applications from individuals from all walks of life who are interested in the history of architecture of all places and in all periods of time.'

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'A series of talks and visits for Group members is arranged during the year ... Evening meetings are held monthly from October to May ... Membership is open to all, expert and non expert alike. The Group has a membership of some 70 people from all walks of life.'

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'Sub Brit's activities include twice-yearly meetings with presentations from speakers and updates from members ... Membership is available to anyone who wishes to support the aims of the society and get more involved. Current members include many who are world experts in their chosen field.'

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'Evening meetings featuring guest lecturers are held in the autumn and winter months. We hold an annual social event with an eminent speaker at Christmas ... Evening Meetings at Haughley Barn are free to SHBG members: there is a charge of £2 for non-members. Prior booking is not required. The Barn is open from 7.15 pm and talks begin at 7.45 pm.'

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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.'

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'The Victorian Society organises a wide variety of events. They are publicised first to members in the "Blue Sheet" with our mailings in February, June and October. Some require booking, others you can just turn up on the day. When they are oversubscribed, a ballot is held, and members get first preference.'

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'We are the Manchester Group of The Victorian Society, the champion of Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures in England and Wales.'

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'The Society meets regularly at York House, and carries on a range of activities throughout the year. Evening meetings start at 8.00 pm, and guests are welcome.'

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