A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Lancashire

Category Flowers & Plants
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Meetings ‘second Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm ... The club was formed in 1979 by a group of friends intending to help one another to enhance their knowledge on the art of bonsai’.

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'We meet at 8 pm on the last Wednesday of each month ... Our area of interest is Ainsdale, a village in the borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England.'

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Category Art Galleries
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The Atkinson is Southport’s beautiful new home for music, theatre, art, poetry, literature and history, right in the middle of Lord Street in Southport and just 3 minutes’ walk from Southport train station. Significant investment has been made in refurbishing the stunning 19th century buildings, to create a really welcoming multi art-form venue with a strong contemporary feel.‘

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'Lectures will be held on the Third Thursday of every month 7.30 pm. Free Admission - Everyone Welcome.'

Category Blackpool
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'Meeting on Thursday evening at 8.00 pm we cater for all aspects of photography from beginners to the more advanced worker in both traditional film and digital imaging. Our syllabus covers internal and external competitions, projects, portfolios, studios, practical and outside events and audio visual evenings. Interspersed with these are members' nights and external guest lecturers.'

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Category Blackburn
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'We meet each Monday evening at 7.30 pm (except Bank Holidays) ... We are always pleased to meet new or prospective members. Just come along to any of our meetings and introduce yourself. You will meet some friendly people and we hope you will enjoy our varied programme of events.'

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'Indoor meetings are held ... normally on the first Monday evening each month from mid September to late April (these two meetings being the exception), commencing at 7.30 pm. The meetings usually feature a well-illustrated and informative talk by a visiting speaker, a break for refreshments and the minimum of formalities.'

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'All meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month, at ... Meetings start 8 pm, doors open 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet on the first Saturday of each month for a demonstration and plenty of opportunities to learn new techniques and make new friends.'

Category Burnley
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'We meet ... on the first and third Thursdays of the month in the season. Doors open around 7.10 pm and meeting starts at 7.30 pm closing around 9.30 pm prompt ... We have guest speakers giving illustrated postal related talks on a wide range of countries and subjects. Geography, historical events and social history often feature. A lot can be learnt about a place from its post!'

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'Members meet at regular intervals between September and April for lectures on a variety of historical subjects, both national and local.'

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'Meetings and talks are held every third Tuesday of the month from 7.30 pm ... and feature a wide range of topics from vegetables to design and wildlife. Visitors are most welcome - tea, coffee & biscuits are included in the entrance fee of £2 (only £1 when you become a member) and there is a licensed bar. We celebrated our 125th anniversary in 2009 with a garden party, a recording of Gardeners' Question Time and talks by Matthew Biggs and Roy Lancaster.'

Category Preston
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'Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month (except July) ... We start at 7.30 pm.'

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'Each month, we host a, usually illustrated, talk by well known speakers on a wide-ranging series of topics.'

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'This group, of around 110 members, meet monthly on a Wednesday evening in autumn and winter.'

Category Blackburn
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'The club meets each Monday night at 7.30 pm ... We welcome prospective new members and would be delighted to see you, no matter what your photographic experience.'

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'The Society meets on the third Tuesday of the month ... Meetings begin at 7.30 pm.'

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'Our monthly meetings include talks, beekeeping demonstrations and live apiary sessions during the summer months at our Association apiary.'

Category Blackburn
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'We have meetings most months of the year (see Programme), together with day and evening visits to gardens large and small. Every summer, many of our members and friends take part in our long weekend mini-holiday, visiting gardens in other parts of the country.'

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Meetings 'Monthly, normally second Saturday at 2.30 pm'.

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'Our monthly meetings are social events, which regularly include slide shows and talks by both our own members and outside speakers.'

Category Blackpool
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'Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) at 7.30 pm.'

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Category Lancaster
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'Meetings are held during the winter programme on Wednesdays at 7.30 at the Garstang Arts Centre, one of the oldest buildings in the village. The summer programme includes visits and walks etc.'

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Monthly meetings, Monday evenings.

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‘Thinking futures is now widespread, fateful and problematic. Yet much futures research neglects the insights that social science, the arts and humanities, can offer. Lancaster’s Institute for Social Futures works innovatively across disciplinary boundaries linking science, social science and humanities to examine what futures might develop within key domains of human/material activity.‘

Category Physics
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'Whether you are a physicist or just (a bit!) interested in physics, then do join us at one of our events. They are not restricted to members - on the contrary, we warmly welcome everyone! If you live in Lancashire and Cumbria, we are your local friendly physicists!'

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'This website currently provides information about the Network lecture programme and Network information. We hope that you find these pages useful. All the events are open both to members and non-members.'

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'The Society's programme, which runs from September to July, consists of lectures, visits and at least one Day School. The lectures are usually held in central Manchester, and these and the Day Schools provide a means of publicising new research or of re-assessing previous knowledge.'

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'There is a yearly programme of 5 evening talks, plus a members' evening, and visits to sites of interest.'

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'The Association covers the counties of Lancashire and part of Merseyside and has six Branches in total. Some of the Branches run courses for beginners and some also provide assistance for new members. All Branches have an Internet presence and provide programmes (e.g. meeting and event dates) on their own web sites and a programme of events is also held with us.'

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Provides links to details of the programmes of the Society's Branches.

Category Lancaster
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'Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month except December.'

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Meets 'third and fifth Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm ... Prospective New Members & Visitors most Welcome (except ticket events) if seating permits. Priority will be given to Pendle & Burnley members'.

Category Gardens Trusts
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'The events group organises an annual programme of talks and visits to public and private parks, gardens and other designed landscapes in the county (and occasionally to neighbouring counties).'

Category Preston
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'Lancashire Humanists provide a forum for people of Lancashire to meet and discuss social, political, religious, philosophical, scientific and artistic issues. Current monthly meetings are held in Preston and we aim to be active across the county – from Blackpool to Burnley and Chorley to Lancaster.'

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Details of 'local history, family history, industrial archaeology and archaeological societies affiliated to the Federation'.

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Meets 'on the first Wednesday of every month. All regular monthly meetings ... commence at 7.30 pm prompt. Doors open at 7.00 pm'.

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'Meets once per month, at 7.30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month ... The Society holds 10 meetings per year (from September to June) on a variety of topics.'

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'Meetings will take place at 7.15 for 7.30 pm on the last Thursday of the month, excepting December.'

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'Throughout the colder months at the beginning and end of each year we hold a diverse range of talks and lectures on a wide range of topics suitable for both novice and experienced beekeepers. This culminates at the end of the season with the annual honey show and annual dinner.' Various venues around and about Lancaster are used.

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Winter monthly evening meetings, usually first or second Wednesday at 7.30 pm: 'Lancaster Civic Society aims to encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in new development in Lancaster District, and to help preserve the historic character of the City'.

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'Lancaster City Museum, Lancaster Maritime Museum and the Judges' Lodgings host a joint programme of lunchtime talks on Mondays throughout the year. Talks are free but booking is required to reserve a place.'

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'We meet on Wednesday evenings from October to May ... at 7.30 pm. Meetings are a mixture of talks, portfolios, show and tell evenings and competitions ... Everyone is welcome!'

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'The Society meets at 7.30 on Wednesday evenings, from September to May ... Visitors are always welcome.'

Category Blackpool
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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of Little Marton Windmill.

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'Meetings are on the 4th Tuesday of the month except Dec, July & Aug ... at 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet twice a month ... on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 2.15 pm and the 2nd Friday of the monthat 7.30 pm. We do not meet in August.'

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'Talks, with visiting speakers, and social events are held on a regular basis in the Assembly Rooms. These take place during the evening in the summertime and in the afternoon during the winter.'

Category Ormskirk
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'Lecture Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month ... at 8.00 pm. The lectures take place during the winter months from October to April.'

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'From September through to April each year we meet on the second Tuesday of each month ... at either 7.45 pm in the evening or 2.15 pm in the afternoon ... We have a lecture or talk on various interesting topics, and not necessarily anything to do with The National Trust, but all very enjoyable.'

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'We meet weekly - Tuesday evening meetings starting at 7.30 pm except during June and July ... All are welcome - from beginners to experienced photographers. Come and join us - you don't have to sign up and become a member - you can come as a visitor ​if you prefer. We have regular presentations from visiting speakers ...'

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'Meetings are held ... at 8 pm on the third Thursday of the month.'

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'We meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month (excluding December when there is no meeting) ... at 8.00 pm.'

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'Our Annual Programme of meetings runs from January to December. Each year, in Autumn, our tireless Committee Members burn the midnight oil in industrial quantities, working on the Programme for the coming year. The results of their labours can be seen here.'

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Category Ormskirk
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'Meetings are usually held on a Thursday at 8.00 pm, with the doors opening at 7.40 pm. Please note, that once a month we meet on a Wednesday instead of Thursday.'

Category Bookshops
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Regular talks, book signings and related events.

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'The Society meets in the afternoon of the second Friday of each month (excluding June, July, August) at 2 pm ... Everyone is welcome to attend our meetings.'

Category Preston
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'The Society (PADAS) meets on the second Thursday of each month from September to the following June. Meetings start at 7.30 pm and finish around 9.30 pm.'

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'Meets on the first Monday of the month between October and May ... Visitors and new members are very welcome.'

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'Meets every Thursday evening, from September to June ... at 7.30 pm. We welcome new members of all photographic abilities – all you need to provide is an interest in photography ... PPS members range from absolute beginners to the more advanced, whilst our subject pursuits include: Landscape, Portrait, Sport, Natural History, Candid and more! ... After the "main event" there is time for a drink at the bar and a friendly chat with fellow photographers, who will offer advice and encouragement.'

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'The Society meets every Monday evening at 7.30 pm from late September through to March to enjoy a syllabus of talks, usually illustrated by slide shows or exhibits, on a variety of subjects.'

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‘We are a group of railway enthusiasts who meet monthly to hear presentations on varied aspects of the railways. If you are interested why not come along and join us at our meetings which are usually held at 1915 (for 1930) on the first Friday of the month ... Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings.’

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Occasional lectures and talks: 'Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings'.

Category England
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'The Centre is involved in a programme of regular activities that are open to the public. These include a series of study days on various subjects, an annual archaeology forum and periodic workshops.'

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'Indoor meetings are held monthly from September until May, usually on the 3rd Friday of the month.'

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Weekly term-time Ruskin Research Seminars - to which 'Anyone' can attend - plus other events including the annual Mikimoto Memorial Ruskin Lecture, usually held in November.

Category Bookshops
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'Silverwood Events runs a programme of exciting and unusual events across the North West. Uniquely Silverwood Events marries interesting authors and illustrators with quirky and unusual venues. Attending a Silverwood Event is a truly unique experience. As well as events we run conferences, programme festivals, organise literary dinners. Supporting all our events we can offer a full book sale service.'

Category Skepticism
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'We will be arranging regular talks from scientists, psychologists, journalists and political figures. These will tend to be skeptical people, although we want to invite people from all sides of a discussion to the events themselves.'

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'From September to May (usually on the last Wednesday of each month) the Society holds its monthly meeting ... beginning at 8.00 pm. A variety of speakers talk on different horticultural topics often with films or slides and the meetings usually last two hours with a break for refreshments. Most of the monthly meetings cover general subjects connected with gardening, but for chrysanthemum enthusiasts specialised meetings are organised each year, usually addressed by growers who have attained national recognition.'

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'The society meets monthly on the third Thursday in the month, with the exception of November when the meeting is on the fourth Thursday. Presentations are given by either members or invited speakers.'

Category Railway History
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'From time to time, or sometimes even more often, we hold talks, parties, barbeques, parties, earnest discussion groups and parties ...'

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'We meet on Monday evenings at 7.45 from September to April ... A weekly charge of 50p (including refreshments) will be made.'

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'The first thing to say is visitors are always welcome!. Our meetings start at 7.30 pm and usually last for an hour or so. And although we meet on the first Tuesday of the month, we don't meet in July and August. So our years run from September to June!'

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