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VISIT the List of Literary, Philosophical & Scientific Lectures Groups which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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Extensive programme of talks and related events: 'All our talks are open to the public, as are most of our exhibitions. We try to keep entry charges to a minimum - exhibitions are normally free, and you can hear a world-class scientist or author talk about their subject for £4. Even better value is to become a member ...'

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Weekly BMI Monday Lectures at 1.00 pm plus other events of interest.

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Bishopsgate Institute offers a seasonal programme of cultural events including concerts, illustrated talks, topical debates and literary evenings. These take place in our historic library and Great Hall.' Usually a charge to attend; advanced booking required.

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'A programme of events comprising some 100 or more lectures, study groups, field meetings, cultural visits and social events continues throughout each year ... Talks are given on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday afternoons and Saturday afternoons.'

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List of some Public Lectures at Burlington House: 'Please check the respective links for details of tickets and attendance. People who wish to attend the Society of Antiquaries lectures are kindly requested to call the Society first.'

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Offer series of Monday Lunchtime Lectures, and Friday Social Evening Talks - both normally monthly: The Monday lectures are 'open to the public - no booking required'. For the Friday evening talks: 'Bookings must be made and paid for by the Tuesday prior to the social evening. Later bookings will NOT be accepted.'

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'Members can join one of the Sections: Botany, Buildings, Entomology, Geology, History, Literature, Folklore and Dialect. Sections organise a programme of meetings, lectures and visits. In addition, members can join a local Branch and attend lectures and visits that each Branch organises.'

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Offer weekly Wednesday Afternoon Talks: 'All are welcome: Members free, non-members £3; advance booking is recommended.'

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Offer a Tuesday evening weekly programme of Lectures throughout the autumn and winter. There is also a Let's Chat about Science Group which meets approximately monthly and is 'open to everyone with an interest in science and technology'.

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'The Society ... carries on the traditions of its forefathers by means of a Winter lecture programme on sixteen Tuesday evenings. This embraces a wide variety of subjects: literature, art, philosophy and science to entertain and educate people of diverse interests, from all walks of life.'

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Evening lectures, approximately monthly.

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'The "Lit and Phil" holds fortnightly sponsored talks, at 7.30 pm followed by discussion, on alternate Mondays ... during the winter and spring. They cover a broad range of topics in the arts, literature, natural history, philosophy, and the sciences.'

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The Society hosts a wide range of events including book launches, concerts, lectures, readings and workshops that cover a variety of topics and issues ... Both members and non-members are welcome to attend these events ... Please reserve your seat ... If you reserve a ticket and are subsequently unable to attend, please let us know as we often have a waiting list. Thank you.

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'The society offers a series of talks and discussions on literary, philosophical, scientific and related topics. Meetings are held monthly ... during the autumn, winter and spring seasons (excluding December).'

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'Meetings are usually held weekly from October to May and there is a programme of lectures by people distinguished in their particular fields of interest. Following the lecture, supper is normally available for members when there is an opportunity to meet fellow members and the lecturer ... Most of the lectures organised by the Lit and Phil are open to the public free of charge (although donations are always welcome). Lectures usually last for one hour. Occasionally seating capacity can be limited so we always advise non-members to check our website, or 'phone the office for the latest information. This also ensures that you are aware of any changes to venues or times.' Various venues in Manchester can be used for meetings.

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Organize a variety of events, including: Lectures and talks 'Fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons and some Thursday evenings. These cover a wide range of subjects, some being of local interest. Occasionally the Thursday lectures are preceded by a meal.'; The pleasure of books 'An informal gathering of members who enjoy books, talking about books and listening to talks on books. We share those we have enjoyed and sometimes follow a theme.'; Discussions 'Wednesday afternoons, monthly. A wide range of relevant subjects are discussed. Controversial politics and religion are avoided.' Arrangements vary: check details - but: 'All members are free to attend any or all activities ... Non-members may attend Tuesday afternoon & Thursday evening lectures, £2.'

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'Our series of lectures aim to provide stimulating talks and discussions on matters of science, art, history, politics, music, literature etc. Speakers are eminent in their field and speak for 45 minutes to an hour followed by a lively question time. The meetings finish by 9.30 pm.'

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'Talks take place at 2.15 pm on the fourth Wednesday in every month, except for August and December, in the Normanby Room. Whilst originally intended for members of the Lit. and Phil., non-members are now most welcome on payment of £1.00. Talks usually last just over 1 hour and are often accompanied by slides or other illustrative matter ...Whitby Museum is owned and operated by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a charitable body established in January 1823, a period when such societies operated in many British towns ... The chief object of the Society was to setup and maintain a museum, specialising in fossils, since “Whitby is a chief town of a district abounding with petrifications and containing not a few Antiquities".'

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