A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Shropshire

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'Indoor meetings are held on the third Monday of each month from September to May, excepting December and January.'

Category Bookshops
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'... we regularly hold author signings, readings and poetry events in store ...'

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Meetings 'are held on the first Wednesday of each month ... Members are requested to be seated by 7.30 pm to allow speakers a prompt start. Visitors are welcome but are asked to give a donation towards Society funds'.

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Meetings '4th Wednesday 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm - 10 pm'.

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'In addition to our regular opening times we have a diary of special events held at the nursery throughout the season. These include lectures, workshops, demonstrations and charity fund raising days.'

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'The majority of events organised for this calendar year are presentations on general interest topics. The presentations are followed by a short period to network with other members who work or have worked in similar fields. These events give you the opportunity to ask questions of a technical or general nature. Feel free to bring along family members, friends and colleagues ... We're always looking for innovative ways to involve members, the public, academia and industry with our activities on a local, regional and national basis.' Have held joint programme with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Various venues around and about Shrewsbury used for events.

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'As a committee, we arrange up to 10 events per year, including lectures, factory visits and social outings. All activities are carried out jointly with the IET and we welcome both members and non members who have an interest in engineering. We try to arrange a programme to cater for all tastes but always welcome new ideas.'

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Occasional talks and lectures - including those organized by The Friends Organisation.

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'The group organises speaker events, usually on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting time 7.30 pm.'

Category Ludlow
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Winter monthly lecture programme, Wednesday evenings.

Category Arts Festivals
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‘Established as a Community Interest Company in 2013 to provide an annual inclusive, vibrant and diverse Arts Festival within the town of Ludlow during June and July.’

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'Meets between 7.30 and 9.30 pm on Thursday evenings ... during the autumn, winter and spring.'

Category Arts Festivals
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‘Takes place every two years in this stunniing Shropshire market town.’ Held Mid June [2020]

Category Railway History
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'Based in North Shropshire we meet monthly on the last Monday in the month, except for August and December or conflicting Bank Holidays: all meetings are at 7.30 for 8.00 pm. There is no charge made to visitors but we ask for a donation towards the expenses of our speakers who provide interesting talks and slide shows on all types of railway subjects, past and present.'

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'We meet ... on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7.30 pm ... During the autumn, winter and spring months we invite speakers to talk on subjects of local history.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Most meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm on a Wednesday evening ... The Oswestrian doesn't open its doors until 7.30 pm so if you arrive early you probably won't be able to get in!'

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'The Society, which meets regularly, provides lectures, visits and exhibitions. New Members are always welcome. Our annual Membership is £8. Non-Members pay £2 per meeting.'

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'There is always a range of events going on throughout the year at The Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Come along and learn more about our history. Be inspired, get informed and challenge your understanding of the world. Join us for a mind-expanding journey of discovery either in the museum or on a guided walk of Shrewsbury ...' The Friends of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery also 'offer s lively and informative programme of talks throughout the year'.

Category Shrewsbury
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Occasional talks and lectures, often organized by the Friends of Shropshire Archives.

Category Shrewsbury
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'The Shropshire Astronomical Society (SAS) is a county-wide group for anyone interested in astronomy, star-gazing or space exploration. It meets once a month for observing sessions, and every 3 months in Shrewsbury for lectures by guest speakers. Lecture subjects vary from meeting to meeting, but astrophotography, binocular observing, space probes, asteroid collisions and CCD imaging have been covered in the recent years.'

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'Indoor meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from January to April and again from September to December, beginning at 7.30 pm.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Monthly meetings, Wednesday evenings: 'A nominal charge is levied for attendance by non-Members'.

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Occasional talks - and their quarterly Newsletter lists 'Other events of interest'.

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'Between November and April we meet at ... 7.30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month, for a talk related to organic gardening, followed by tea and biscuits.'

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'Meetings are held Jan-March and Oct-Dec at Bayston Hill on a Wednesday and occasionally at Much Wenlock on a Thursday ... The meetings are informal, informative and interesting. Why not come along if you have not been before? You will learn more about birds and related subjects and be able to chat to others with similar interests.'

Category Gardens Trusts
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'The Shropshire Parks & Gardens Trust publishes a newsletter twice a year as well as running a series of lectures during the winter months and arranges visits to gardens, not normally open to the public, during the summer months.'

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'The Shropshire Photographic Society has members who have a variety of experience and interests in the field of photography who are embracing this new technology, and the Society does not create barriers to the adoption of these developments. The facilities at the Gateway are excellent and there is a darkroom available for hire. The Society has an active programme of lectures throughout the season ...'

Category Railway History
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'Meetings are held ... usually on the second and fourth Friday of each month, September - April, start at 19.30 hrs and finish at 22.00 hrs. Guests are welcome at meetings, and are asked to pay a minimum of £3.00.'

Category Telford
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'Meets on 2nd & 4th MONDAYS from October to April.'

Category Telford
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'Wellington Festival is one of the UK's largest free access festivals and includes dance, drama, poetry, photography, culture and all aspects of literature.' Held During October. (Incorporates Events formerly promoted as Wellington Literary Festival.)

Category Telford
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'Comprises a group of individuals interested in various aspects of the history of our town ... Talks are free to attend unless otherwise stated, although we ask members of each audience to make a donation when leaving the room ... We strongly suggest you arrive early as accommodation is limited. Each meeting takes the format of announcements, talk by that evening’s speaker followed by questions and refreshments during which folk may chat to our committee members and among themselves, exchange notes and ideas, and seek help with their research. A selection of local books and other publications are also often available for purchase at reduced prices ... As from January 2018 our meetings will be on the third THURSDAY of each month (except July, August and December) at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meetings unless otherwise indicated will be ... at 7.30 on the first Thursday of the month.'

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'The WLSF aims to promote and encourage local studies in the area by organizing exhibitions, day events and conferences, working with other organisations to widen access to resources and by publishing bi-annual leaflets to advertise the interests and meetings of member societies ... The events, meetings and organisations advertised on these pages are an indication of the popularity of local history in the Telford and Wrekin area. The calendar this year is fuller than ever before, but we know there are more groups and societies out there that are not part of the WLSF.'

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