A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Area: Wiltshire

'All meetings are held ... 2nd Friday of the month commencing at 7.30 pm.'

Alpine Garden Society - Wiltshire
Named Lectures & TalksMary Bing Lecture
Anglo French Club de Swindon

'The Bedwyn History Society provides for its members a programme of about 8 talks on topics of local and wider historical interest.' Tuesday evenings, monthly, September to May.

Bedwyn History Society

Monthly evening meetings, usually a Thursday in the middle of the month.

Bemerton Local History Society

'The Club meets on the first Thursday in every month, February to December – 7.30 pm for 7.45 pm start.'

British Cactus & Succulent Society - Wiltshire

Meetings 'usually first Tuesday of every month, 7 for 7.30 pm start'.

Café Scientifique - Salisbury

‘The largest festival in the UK dedicated entirely to History ... So much to see and do. Offering a unique blend of talks, discussions & debates alongside a vast living history through-the-ages encampment, interactive living history events, fabulous food and drinks, shopping emporium and stunning air displays ~ a celebration of history like no other ...’ Held Late June.

Chalke Valley History Festival

'We have an active social programme of monthly talks and visits ...' ALERT Website inaccessible at Review; Link replaced with Facebook Page.

Chippenham Civic Society

'We meet on the third Wednesday of each month with a full programme of speakers ... starting at 7.30 pm. Non-members welcome (£2.00). Coffee and biscuits served.'

Chiseldon Local History Group

'We enjoy a friendly atmosphere on all Club occasions. Indoor meetings consisting of talks and slide shows are held ... on the last Wednesday of each Winter month, 7.30 for 8.00 pm.'

Commercial Transport in Preservation

'The Society holds monthly meetings and talks at which everyone is most welcome to attend.'

Corsham Civic Society

'A Group of approximately 90 members ... Do come along!' Members meet roughly fortnightly at venues around and about Wiltshire.

Cottage Garden Society - Wiltshire

Series of eight evening lectures, usually Wednesday evenings, September - June: 'All lectures are free of charge. It would be appreciated if you could email your intention to attend ...'

Dauntsey's School History Society

Range of talks and workshops, Tuesday evenings and Saturdays.

Embroiderers' Guild - Malmesbury

Meetings '1st Mon 2 pm - 4 pm. No meeting in August'.

Embroiderers' Guild - Marlborough

Meetings 'Evening: 3rd Wednesday of the month except August, September and December'.

Embroiderers' Guild - Salisbury
Fordingbridge & District Horticultural Society, The

'Our meetings are held at 7.30 generally on alternate Wednesdays evenings from September through to June ... We have a good selection of presentations from visiting speakers ...'

Fordingbridge Camera Club

Usually, three meetings per year on Saturdays from 10.30 am until 4.30 pm.

France & Colonies Philatelic Society (UK) - Wessex
Hardy Plant Society - Salisbury Plain
Historical Association - West Wiltshire

'Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the first Thursday of each month.'

Category Malmesbury
History of Tetbury Society, The

'All evening meetings commence with refreshments from 6.30 pm with the event itself starting at 7 pm ... All are welcome to attend IET events, especially the general public.'

Institution of Engineering and Technology - Swindon

Occasional lectures. Enquire about attendance. Various venues can be used.

Category Salisbury
Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Salisbury

'The annual programme of events starts around September and runs through to May the following year. Typically, seven events are organised each year including industrial visits, lectures and finally a social evening. In putting together the programme the committee tries to cover a wide variety of interests.' Enquire about attendance.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Swindon

Meetings held in Newbury and Reading, organized by the Trust.

Category Trowbridge
Kennet & Avon Canal Trust

'Club meetings are generally the first Friday of the month, although there are exceptions from time to time for bank holidays and so on, so please check the calendar.'

Category Marlborough
Kennet Bee Keepers Association
Marlborough Literature Festival

'During the Autumn and Spring Terms the School hosts a series of high profile Mercers' Lectures featuring eminent and sought-after speakers ... All lectures are open to the public. Entry is free, but please do contact the School for tickets ...'

Mercers' Lectures
Also indexedDauntsey's School

'Our meetings are on the 3rd Monday of the month. They start at 7.30 pm.'

National Trust Support - Kennet Valley

'The society meets ... on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.45 pm ... New members are always welcome, so please feel free to come along and join in!'

Category Railway History
Pewsey Vale Railway Society
Rodbourne Community History Group

'Evening Lectures are held ... on the second Tuesday of every month from September to April, unless specified otherwise. Unless otherwise noted, evening lectures begin at 17.15 and lunchtime lectures at 12.15 ... All are warmly welcome to our lectures, however all non Branch members will need to register with one of the committee members if wishing to attend (membership packs are available at all lectures). Our lectures are free to all Branch members, and a voluntary contribution would be appreciated from non-members.'

Royal Aeronautical Society - Boscombe Down
Named Lectures & TalksSir Henry Tizard Lecture

'We have monthly indoor meetings (except June, July and August) and have twice monthly field trips ranging from gentle local walks to more distant locations.'

RSPB South Wiltshire
Also indexedRoyal Society for the Protection of Birds

'All indoor meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday of the month from September to April.'

Salisbury & District Natural History Society

'The Society meets regularly on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm ... Our yearly programme always includes talks by members and guest speakers, as well as demonstrations.'

Salisbury and District Model Engineering Society

'Speakers with a range of specialisms give members the opportunity to gain an insight into facets of our man made environment. Four or five lectures are organised each year. When possible, there is a linkage between lectures and visits.'

Salisbury Civic Society
Salisbury International Arts Festival

'Meetings start at 7.30 and members (we expect from 18 - 24) arrive between 7.15 and 7.30 pm. We start with what is normally a small amount of business and prefer to limit speakers to about 15 minutes to give maximum time for viewing and questions. Meetings finish between 9.15 and 9.30 pm.'

Salisbury Philatelic Society

Sarum Theological Lectures 'These evening lectures are designed to make accessible to a wide audience the work of specialists in a variety of fields in the study of theology. They held in spring in Salisbury Cathedral and are subsequently published by Darton, Longman & Todd.'

Category Religious Belief
Sarum College
Named Lectures & TalksNiblett Memorial Lecture | Sarum Theological Lectures

'Talking Science is a series of popular science lectures that take place around STFC sites across the country. They offer a chance to hear about and discuss some of the hottest areas of science with some of the leading experts. You don't need to be an expert or even a scientist to come, they're aimed at everyone.' Address/Map Reference is Head Office. Lectures held also at the Daresbury Laboratory, the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, and other places.

Science & Technology Facilities Council
Named Lectures & TalksTalking Science Lecture Series
Also indexedTalking Science

'SWIAS currently has about 50 members. We run a series of winter meetings ... All meetings are held on Mondays ... The starting time is 7.30 pm and non-members are welcome.'

South Wiltshire Industrial Archaeology Society

Meet the Railway Workers 'Take a step back in time and meet the engine drivers, firemen and railway workers who worked on the locomotives and in Swindon Works. The former GWR workers will show you how the locos worked and bring stories of the steam age to life. These events are popular with all ages, from 1-100. Meet the Railway Workers takes place fortnightly.'

Category Swindon
Steam: Museum of the Great Western Railway

’For over ten years we have hosted one major crop circle event each year The Summer Crop Circle Lectures - an annual conference in Devizes, UK ... We have re-visioned the event and are offering some additional crop circle events to our repertoire ... Annual Conference ... Crop Circle Retreat ... Introduction to the Crop Circles talk ... Online Workshops and Seminars ... ‘ Annual Conference held Early August.

Summer Crop Circle Lectures
Swindon & District Bonsai Society
Swindon Festival of Literature

'Meets in term-time, on Fridays from 7.40 to 9.40 ... A typical evening’s format is a one hour talk, followed by an hour’s discussion – which generally continues in a nearby pub. Everyone is welcome – just turn up on the night. There’s a charge of £2.00 (students free) to cover expenses.'

Swindon Philosophical Society

'From the first Thursday in September, until about mid May, Swindon Photographic Society meets on Thursday evenings ... starting at 7.30 pm.'

Swindon Photographic Society

Monthly meetings, Friday evenings.

Swindon Stargazers

Organize the annual Roy Baker Memorial Lecture.

Category Art Societies
Tetbury Art Society
Named Lectures & TalksRoy Baker Memorial Lecture

'The Club meets (almost) every Tuesday from September to mid-May ... at 7.30 pm ... Anyone is welcome to join the Club. If you wish to come to a couple of meetings to get the flavour then just come along to any convenient meeting.'

Tetbury Camera Club

'We hold ten meetings a year at 11 am on the first Tuesday of the month, when we have lectures from highly respected speakers who have specialist knowledge of their subject.’

Category Chippenham
The Arts Society - Kington Langley

The Society meets on the second Tuesday of each month between October and July ... The lectures start promptly at 2:00pm and last for just over one hour and are followed by questions to the lecturer. We then serve light refreshments, thereby giving our members the opportunity to discuss what they have seen and heard with the lecturer and other members.'

Category Malmesbury
The Arts Society - Malmesbury

Winter series of monthly evening lectures: 'The hall is open from 7pm with lectures beginning at 7:30pm for approximately one hour. Coffee/tea and wine is served from 7pm'.

Category Marlborough
The Arts Society - Pewsey Vale

'Meets ... on the second Tuesday of the month ... Lectures are given by erudite and entertaining speakers who are experts in their fields. With our new digital projector, their pictures can look stunning. The lectures are an hour long, starting at 2.00 pm. Beforehand, we meet for coffee and a chat, to find out about other events and to make bookings.'

Category Salisbury
The Arts Society - Salisbury
Also indexedNew Sarum Decorative & Fine Arts Society

'The Museum has a busy programme of family events, courses, lectures and tours.'

The Salisbury Museum

'Wiltshire Heritage Museum runs a large number of events, exhibitions and activities both for the general public and members of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.'

Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Society
Also indexedWiltshire Museum

Five Branches: Kennet, Melksham, Salisbury, Swindon, West Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Beekeepers Association

Access to Programmes at the Society's seven Centres.

Wiltshire Family History Society
Wiltshire Family History Society - Chippenham/Calne

Meetings 'first and third Tuesday of each month, 7.30 pm.'

Wiltshire Family History Society - Devizes
Wiltshire Family History Society - Malmesbury
Wiltshire Family History Society - Salisbury

Meetings 'second and fourth Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30 pm'.

Wiltshire Family History Society - Swindon
Wiltshire Family History Society - Westbury
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

'The meetings start at 8 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month unless otherwise advertised.'

Category Swindon
Wyvern Dowsing Society

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  447. Totnes
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  459. Wallsend
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  462. Walton-on-Thames
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  471. West Bromwich
  472. West Lothian
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  476. Weymouth
  477. Whitchurch
  478. Whitehaven
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  480. Wigan
  481. Wigston
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  485. Windermere
  486. Windsor
  487. Wisbech
  488. Witney
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  491. Woodbridge
  492. Worcester
  493. Workington
  494. Worksop
  495. Worthing
  496. Wrexham
  497. Yate
  498. Yeovil
  499. York (City)