A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Nearby: Sheffield

Category Sheffield
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Winter monthly lectures, Wednesday evenings.

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'The event programme runs each year consisting of eight meetings, held on the third Thursday of the month and starting in October ... Members and non-members alike are welcome at any event ... Attendance at these events is free; however we do ask that you register via the Event Details to allow us to prepare for the expected numbers.'

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‘The Abbey organises occasional lectures, events, courses and regular fellowship meetings, discussion and learning.’

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'Sheffield branch of the BCSS meet monthly, usually on the second Friday of the month. When it is not possible to meet on the second Friday of the month an alternate date will be noted in our programme of events. All meetings are free to attend and begin at 7.30 pm.'

Category Sheffield
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'We usually meet on the first Monday of each Month. If the first Monday is a bank holiday, we postpone to the following Monday. We usually have a summer break.'

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‘The Sheffield branch of the Classical Association, a national body promoting the study of Classics and Ancient History, dates back to 1921, one of the oldest in the country. Until 1990 the branch was an integral part of civic life in Sheffield, closely connected to the former Sheffield University Departments of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology, Latin, and Greek, while remaining a very distinct institution run by and for the people of the city. Since 2010 a restored working committee of the Sheffield Classical Association provides continuity to this historic Sheffield institution with a regular programme of talks, walks and school days on all things ancient and classical!‘

Category Philosophy
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Annual Women in the History of Philosophy Lecture 'Women make up only a minority of philosophers, and an even smaller minority of philosophers in the history of the profession. Indeed, it can be easy to get the impression that women's contributions to philosophy are only a very recent phenomenon. But this is not true. The Sheffield Philosophy Department has decided that it wants to increase awareness of the work of women throughout the history of philosophy, and so is now sponsoring an annual lecture on Women in the History of Philosophy.' Also other events which can be open to the public.

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'We hold a monthly meeting, which may be a talk by an outside speaker, a workshop run by some of our members to teach us new techniques or a "Stitch and share’"session where we can stitch, chat, share our ideas and help each other. We also hold occasional Saturday workshops which are open to members and non-members.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We meet every Tuesday at 10 am - 12 noon between September & July with the exception of school holidays.'

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'Monthly evening meetings (1st Wednesday of each month, excluding August).'

Category Earth Sciences
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Annual Lecture held at the University of Sheffield, usually in the first or second weeks of December. Enquire about attendance.

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'All meetings will take place on Thursdays at 7.30 pm.'

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'Runs a varied programme of talks and visits to excavations and sites of interest, as well as publishing papers in its Transactions. Talks are held between autumn and spring, while most excursions are during the summer.'

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Have organized 'free lunchtime talks every other Thursday so you can find out more about the exhibitions and collections from a whole host of interesting people. You'll be able to meet artists, curators and guest speakers, and quiz them about their specialist subjects' - plus other events from time to time.

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'During the autumn/winter we meet monthly for a series of talks on a variety of interesting topics ... Most of the meetings commence at 2.30 pm, except in October when we have a Pie and Pea Social with a speaker commencing at 6.30 pm. Admission to the afternoon meetings is £3 for Members of Sheffield Association and £4 for non members.'

Category Railway History
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'We meet at 8.00 pm on the first Monday of the month ... Members and non-members are most welcome, all we ask is a £2 donation on the door - and for that you get free sandwiches at the interval too.'

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Fortnightly meetings, Monday evenings: 'Both Society members and non-members are very welcome to attend our meetings'.

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Occasional talks at their Open Meetings: 'All our Meetings are "open" - Non-members are especially welcome ... There is a small admission and refreshment charge.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Our indoor meetings are held at 19.30 hrs on the first Thursday of each month.'

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'The Society holds a local meeting on the 3rd Monday of each month (except August and December) at 7.30 pm.'

Category Orchid Societies
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Meet 'usually second Sunday of the month 10.00 am to 12.30'.

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'The first meeting in the month is usually a "Speaker's Evening", where an external guest speaker visits the society and gives a talk to the members and visitors. At the end of the talk is a chance to chat over a drink and a biscuit. We book our speakers well in advance and always request the talks to be aimed at beginner/intermediate level.'

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'Indoor meetings are usually held ... on the second Wednesday of each month (except July and August) and include: an illustrated talk by an ornithologist of local or national standing, news of forthcoming events, features on identification and local habitats and recent bird news from the Sheffield area. Meetings start at 7.15 pm and finish by 9.30 pm.'

Category Sheffield
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‘Opened in 1836 and now cover 19 acres on a south-west sloping site. The Gardens are listed by English Heritage as a Grade II site of special historic and architectural interest. The Grade 2 Glass Pavilions house a wonderful collection of plants from the temperate areas of the world and provide a wonderful backdrop for the sweeping lawns with their magnificent trees and central Broadwalk ... The restored Gardens attract thousands of visitors annually. They are now established as the outdoor cultural venue for Sheffield. The Theatre, Art and Music in the Gardens events attract a further 30,000 visitors over the season. The Friends have a long established schedule of horticulture and botanical lectures and workshops.’

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'As part of the University's nightsout programme of events we look forward to welcoming some internationally renowned speakers, covering a range of topics including sport, health, science, exploration and literature. A number of our events are held in partnership with Sheffield's most popular festivals and high profile organisations.'

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'Public meetings take place on the first Tuesday of every month, 8pm.'

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'The Association has an extensive programme of activities to keep its members abreast of new innovations in the materials world centred on its lecture programme and annual conference. It actively encourages the development of young materials scientists through travel bursaries and prizes for academic achievement. In addition it promotes and assists local science based trusts and museums to ensure the history of science in the Sheffield region is developed ... The Association extends a warm welcome to non-members to all its events.'

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'We meet at 7.15 pm (till 9.30 pm) on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month except August.'

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Sheffield
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'Meetings are held on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm from September to May.'

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'SPERI will provide a home for visiting researchers and policy-makers from the UK and beyond and an international focus for debate, discussion and policy development in the wake of the global financial crisis ... SPERI will each year organise a number of public events in the University. One will be an annual "In Conversation" evening with a leading political economist of our time ...'

Category Skepticism
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'Each month we host a talk - usually by a notable scientist or skeptic, but not always - in a relaxed and friendly manner. In a pub. The subjects of the talks will vary considerably but they will typically be about a common belief that either cannot be justified by the available evidence, or that can actually be demonstrated to be false by the available evidence. The talks are followed by an informal Q&A / discussion and that is followed by more beer. Because we're in a pub. We usually hold these talks on the third Monday of each month at 7.30 pm.'

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The Society 'has Groups that organise activities, such as lectures, field meetings and surveys, in which all members may participate'.

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'The South Yorkshire Industrial History Society (formerly the Sheffield Trades Historical Society), was formed in 1933 by people from local industries and the University of Sheffield who saw that much of the area's industrial heritage was disappearing. The Society is thought to be the world's oldest local industrial history and preservation society and has had some notable achievements ... The Society owns four properties: Wortley Top Forge, a 17th Century Iron Forge, acknowledged to be the oldest surviving heavy iron forge in the World, has been restored by volunteers .. The Society holds evening lectures during the winter and has a programme of events and visits through the summer.'

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'Meets ... on the fourth Thursday of the Month. The meeting starts at 7.30 pm to hear various speakers.'

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'Published three times per year, the Open Campus leaflet provides details of the University's programme of events for the whole community. In this small brochure you will find an enormous range of events with something for all ages and interests. Whether you have never attended an event at the University before, or are a "regular" through our doors, you are always welcome to come along and join us for a true cultural feast.'

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