'Aireborough Camera Club has an interesting and varied programme throughout the year, including visiting lecturers, members evening, competitions and practical sessions. Members whether beginners or more experienced share an enthusiastic exchange of ideas and expertise and encourage one another to develop their photographic skills.'

'The Society was founded in 1957 to record and preserve the history of Aireborough, which consists of:- Yeadon; Guiseley; Rawdon; Carlton; Hawksworth; Esholt; High Royds - Hospital ... The Society holds monthly (usually 2nd Thursday) speaker events on a variety of topics.'

'Our Centre began in 1964 as the African Studies Unit, and has grown from a small cataloguing enterprise to a research centre with an annual African Studies Lecture, a regular seminar programme and an annual African Studies Bulletin.'

'We have one of the broadest portfolios in the arts and humanities, as well as the creative arts and technologies, among the Russell Group of research-intensive universities.'

'The Leeds Geological Association was formed in 1874 following a series of extra-mural lectures on Natural Sciences given by Cambridge University. The aim of the Association was to further the knowledge and experiences of geological matters by, wherever possible, study of the rocks and landscape of the local area. This very much remains the same today, although as knowledge of the subject has expanded, topics now range from the earth’s core to planetary bodies to climate change.'

'If you are interested in stamps, postal history or postcards, this is the place for you. No previous knowledge or expertise required, our members range from new collectors to those with a lifetime's interest and experience. A warm welcome awaits you all at the Leeds Philatelic Society. We hold regular fortnightly meetings between September and May in the centre of Leeds. There are displays from guest speakers, visits to and from other societies, members' evenings and competitions.'

'The Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, founded in 1819, is today a registered charity dedicated to promoting the advancement of science, literature and the arts in the City of Leeds. To this end it makes grants and provides a range of lectures and other cultural activities.The Society is keenly interested in cultural developments in Leeds and the region, and is constantly looking for new ways to further its aims.'

'The Priestley International Centre for Climate is unique in bringing together world leading expertise in all the key strands of climate change research. Climate change and its impact on society and ecosystems is a global challenge and the centre aims to provide international solutions to the problems.'

Member of the RSPB - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Member of The Arts Society - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

Member of The Arts Society - 9 Yorkshire and the Humber Grouping

'The Thoresby Society is the historical society for Leeds and its surrounding area and is open to everyone interested in the city’s rich past and its development over the centuries. It has a long-established library and archive collection, including historical records, maps, newspapers, and images, provides a varied programme of monthly talks and summer excursions, and publishes original research on aspects of Leeds history in its highly regarded annual publication (free to members).'

'Since its inception in 1863 much has changed but the Society's purpose remains the same: “The examination, preservation and illustration of the History, Architecture, Antiquities, Manners, Customs, Arts and Traditions of the county of York…” To this end we collect books and archive materials; we publish in print and digitally; we arrange lectures and other events, and we offer small grants to assist others who contribute to these objects.  Our members, both individuals and affiliated bodies, share a passion for Yorkshire’s past and, as volunteers, their commitment drives the Society forward.'

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