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Area: Gloucestershire

Category Lydney

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Gloucestershire Grouping

Category Europe

'For all who love Italy: its culture, history, language and people ... We normally meet on a Monday, once a month.'

'Cheltenham Literature Festival is the world’s first literature festival, leading the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, presenting the best new voices in fiction and poetry alongside literary greats and high-profile speakers, while inspiring over 9,000 school children with a love of books through its Literature for Schools programme. ' Normally held Mid October.

'Cheltenham Poetry Festival offers an annual 10 day program of exciting live literature events. As well as the Spring programme, the Festival celebrates the power of words throughout the year at readings, performances and workshops.'

Category Cheltenham

'How long is a piece of string? What makes the world turn? And why does chocolate taste so good? Nothing is off limits at Cheltenham Science Festival. Every year we are joined by the world’s greatest scientists, futurologists and thought-leaders to help make sense of the world around us.'  Normally held Early June.

'We aim to offer lively, entertaining and informative events: performance, illustrated talks, lectures, conversation, interviews and discussions.' Normally held Mid September.

'Each year the society holds a series of ten lectures on a varied selection of topics intended to appeal to a wide variety of interests and levels of scientific background.  Members include not only scientists, doctors and engineers but also many who have a general interest in science and technology.

'The Cotswold Astronomical Society serves amateur astronomers in the Cotswold area centered on Cheltenham and Gloucester. Local membership reaches to Swindon, Evesham and Worcester too.We welcome anyone interested in astronomy. Our members come from all walks of life and range from beginners just starting out to experienced amateurs with a wealth of knowledge. Members have varied interests from cosmology to telescope making, from lunar and planetary observing, to supernova hunting. Not all members are active observers, and the society caters equally well for the armchair or internet astronomer ... We hold monthly meetings in Cheltenham, often with a guest speaker.'

'Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that there is no charge to enter the Cathedral, but we do ask that you make a donation towards the upkeep of the building. Over 300,000 people from all over the world come to the Cathedral every year to take part in our services, events and activities or to enjoy the experience of visiting one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe ... Throughout the year Gloucester Cathedral offers a diverse range of lectures and talks given by eminent speakers covering a wide variety of subjects.'

'GBKA is a registered charity with the principal objective of promoting and furthering the craft of beekeeping. GBKA has been doing this for over 100 years and has members from all over Gloucestershire and its neighbouring counties ... The seven Branches within GBKA carry on most beekeeping activities. Each Branch runs its own programme of lectures, talks, training sessions and apiary sessions. Members may attend all the meetings and events organised by any of the seven branches.'

'Offers help and support in all aspects of gardening and horticulture to gardening clubs and societies in Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties ... Membership is open to Local Clubs and Societies, Specialist Societies, Show Societies, Allotment Associations, Adult Groups using gardening to the benefit of the health of its members and bodies who promote amateur gardening, within the County of Gloucestershire and other areas where no similar Federation exists. Schools may apply for Associate Membership.'

Category Gardens Trusts

'We are a registered charity, founded in 1991 to identify, record and preserve the county’s extraordinary array of gardens and landscapes ... We increase awareness of our designed landscape heritage from private gardens to large estates.'

'Since the mid 1980’s Gloucestershire Philosophical Society have held meetings on a variety of topics. We aim to provide a forum for debate on issues of current interest alongside informative lectures from specialists in many areas of philosophical, political, social, scientific and artistic thought. Our meetings are open to both the academic and wider community. We warmly welcome new members, so why not come along and offer your opinions.'

 

Member of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Grouping

'Immerse yourself in the Hawkwood experience on one of our residential courses, or simply join us for a day. We have a huge range of creative and inspiring courses: focus on movement and creativity with yoga or an art workshop, get involved with social change, reconnect with nature, or join us for a poetry, storytelling, classical music, woodwork, blacksmithing or embroidery course ... Providing events, talks, and films addressing the pressing issues of our time inspire people to make a difference, as well as providing a venue for forward-thinking organisations.'

Category Stroud

Member of the Gardening and Horticultural Societies - Gloucestershire Grouping

Category Rail Transport

'A friendly non profit making organisation who all share an interest in railways including model railways, standard gauge railways, miniature railways, railway preservation, narrow gauge railways, diesel, electric & steam traction, in the UK & worldwide. The society currently holds over 55 members, young and old, who meet on a weekly basis & take part in an extensive programme of railway related talks, visits & presentations.'

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