A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Nearby: Westminster

'Join us for an interesting and informative evening! The Geologists’ Association organizes a series of illustrated evening lectures on a wide range of geological topics. These take place on the first Friday of the month ... Tea is served from 5.30 pm and the lectures begin at 6 pm. Wine and nibbles are available after the meetings ... Non-members are very welcome to attend for an introductory visit - please telephone ... or email ... the Executive Secretary to book a place ... The Geologists’ Association is not just for those with ready access to London. Many Members throughout the British Isles have formed Local Groups, which organize their own meetings and events, or also belong to Affiliated Societies.’

* Geologists' Association
Also indexedFestival of Geology

'Meetings are held from September to June, normally on alternate Thursdays. They are of two types: the first is of a formal nature, at which one or more papers are read accompanied by displays by individual members, and usually starts at 5 pm; the second consists of a display of stamps, postal history etc. in the frames contributed by one or more members, with or without a written paper. This meeting is open from 1 pm to 6 pm. Tea is served to members and their guests at all meetings ... It is not necessary for a prospective member to be an advanced philatelist.'

* Royal Philatelic Society London, The

The Section 'Affiliates' provides contact details for Groups and Affiliated Societies of the OSGB. In addition: 'We hold monthly meetings for those members who are able to come to London on a Saturday afternoon. Each meeting is different. There is usually an experienced speaker who may talk about travel, cultivation or any other subject related to orchids. Members bring their plants to display at the monthly table show which offers a chance to see a wide variety of orchids in flower. The plants are judged and awarded and there is a short discussion about their history, cultivation and merits ... Tea and coffee are available and members have a chance to chat with the each other and the guest speaker and ask the questions that have been bothering them for ages. "Why won’t my Phalaenopsis flower?" is the most common; no question is too silly to ask ...'

Category Orchid Societies
* The Orchid Society of Great Britain

'The Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK representing the whole spectrum of medical science. Our mission is to ensure better healthcare through the rapid application of research to the practice of medicine ... We run a programme of events for a variety of audiences including Fellows, early career researchers, trainees, undergraduates and members of the public.'

Academy of Medical Sciences, The

'In 1950 the Academy was invited to take over the administration of the Reckitt Archaeological Trust (established by the late Mr Albert L Reckitt). As well as using the funds to support archaeological research, the Academy's Council also decided to establish a lecture. The lecture was first delivered in 1951.' Lecture held every 2-3 years: 'Registration is not required for this event. Seats will be allocated on arrival'.

Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture

Series of evening talks on most Mondays: 'Doors open at 6.30 pm with Alternatives members enjoying priority entry. Seating is unallocated at our talks. Talks start at 7 pm and end at 8.30 pm. Talks usually cost £10' (and there are concessionary rates).

Category Religious Belief
Alternatives
Also indexedSt James's Church, Piccadilly

'The Association organises an annual Pilgrimage, an annual Constantinople Lecture, a summer Festival, as well as other events, which are open to members and their friends.' Other venues can be used for the Annual Lecture.

Category Christianity
Anglican & Eastern Churches Association, The
Named Lectures & TalksConstantinople Lecture

'We meet three times a year in a London church for a lecture – these are usually held in early October, late January and June ... Lectures cover a variety of topics in the subject fields mentioned and are made accessible for those with different levels of expertise and knowledge.'

Anglo Catholic History Society, The

Evening meetings about every two months: 'A glass of wine and refreshments will be available.'

Category Horology
Antiquarian Horological Society - London

Intensive programme of Lectures and other Events, covering a wide range of subjects; main series is mid-week, early evenings.

Category Asia
Asia House
Also indexedFestival of Asian Literature

Occasional lectures, usually held at LSE. Most events advertised: 'The event is free and open to all with no ticket required'.

Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, The
Named Lectures & TalksErnest Gellner Lecture | Obi Igwara Memorial Lecture
Astrological Lodge of London

'The ACF London arranges, initiates, facilitates and supports about 150 events per year, half of which take place at the ACF’s own premises at 28 Rutland Gate, in the heart of Knightsbridge ... The ACF London is the Cultural Section of the Austrian Embassy in London and offers free admission to all of its events, which are organised in cooperation with Austrian and Austrian-based artists.'

Category Austria
Austrian Cultural Forum London
Named Lectures & TalksIngeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature
Also indexedIngeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature

'Join us for fascinating Franklinesque events: From monthly Monday talks, to the Craven Street lecture series featuring in-house Franklin scholar Lady Joan Reid and our annual 4th July party !' Usually need to book, and most events modest charge.

Benjamin Franklin House

The Academy organizes over a score of Lecture Series, many referenced separately herein, plus Conferences, Panel Discussions, Workshops, etc.

British Academy

'Through a popular and varied events programme which covers all aspects of film, television and new media, we give our audiences the chance to learn first hand from film and programme-makers, as well as games developers across a range of crafts and disciplines.'

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Winter programme, usually first Wednesday of the month: 'Meetings are held at 5.00 pm ... Tea will be served at 4.30 pm ... Non-members are welcome to attend occasional lectures but are asked to make themselves known to the Hon. Director on arrival and to sign the visitors book ... New members are always welcome and applications are invited from anyone pursuing an interest in archaeology, art & architectural history, history and related matters, whether as an amateur or in a professional capacity.'

British Archaeological Association, The

'The King’s seminars are an annual set of lectures organised by the BCMH which run from October to May ... The seminars take place on Thursdays at 5.15 pm ... They are open to the public.'

Category Maritime History
British Commission for Maritime History, The
Named Lectures & TalksProctor Lecture

‘The UK’s only institution dedicated to advancing research and public education on Iraq in all areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences ... BISI has supported academic excellence and understanding of Iraq: funding projects, publishing vital research, organising conferences and public lectures, and re-training Iraq’s scholars and cultural heritage professionals ... Members of the public are very welcome to attend all BISI events.'

Category Iraq
British Institute for the Study of Iraq (Gertrude Bell Memorial)

Annual Lecture, usually held at LSE: 'Attendance is free, and all are welcome!'

British Journal of Industrial Relations
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'The Society holds regular meetings and lectures and has been involved in sponsoring visits of Yemeni musicians to Britain, the recruitment of British teachers to work in Yemen, support for a medical clinic in Aden, a visit of Welsh musicians and craftsmen to Yemen, and support for publications and exhibitions.'

British-Yemeni Society, The

’In addition to the regular classes and courses, the Society offers a full programme of events including an annual residential Summer School, special functions and celebration days, plus regular public lectures on the history, art and culture of Buddhist countries.’

Buddhist Society, The

List of some Public Lectures at Burlington House: 'Please check the respective links for details of tickets and attendance. People who wish to attend the Society of Antiquaries lectures are kindly requested to call the Society first.'

Burlington House

Occasional lectures and talks.

Category Art Galleries
Cartoon Museum, The

Occasional lectures and other events open to the public. Need to register interest in attendance: 'CCJS is a membership organisation and is open to anybody who would like to join us'.

Category Law & Society
Centre for Crime and Justice Studies [KCL]
Named Lectures & TalksEve Saville Memorial Lecture
Also indexedKing's College London

Intensive series of specialist lectures, many accessible to non-researchers, plus occasional public lectures.

Centre for Economic Performance [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'The leading independent centre-right think tank.' Organize a range of lectures and related events.

Centre for Policy Studies
Named Lectures & TalksKeith Joseph Memorial Lecture | Margaret Thatcher Lecture | Ruttenberg Lecture

'Public events are a key part of the Centre’s activities, providing a critical and scholarly forum for discussion and debate. Through public lectures, seminars and conferences, the Centre enables scholars, practitioners, journalists and policy makers from the public, private, commercial and non-governmental sectors to examine critical issues in the field of human rights ... Events are open to all with no ticket or reservation required, unless otherwise stated.'

Centre for the Study of Human Rights [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'Chatham House colour-codes the status of each of the institute's events using a "traffic light" system on the website. Events marked green are Members Events which means they are open and available to all members - subject to capacity and demand. Chatham House operates a transparent and equitable "first come, first served" policy around registration for these events. Events marked yellow are open unless otherwise stated, but require registration and/or a small fee. Red events are either invitation only or require a fee. Please check individual event details for further information.'

Chatham House
Also indexedRoyal Institute of International Affairs

'Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month except August - doors open 18.30 for 19.15 start, and there is a small admission charge to cover the cost of hiring the hall: light refreshments are on sale from 18.30 and during the interval. A selection of new and second-hand railway books is also on sale.'

Category Railway History
Continental Railway Circle - London

'The Courtauld Gallery offers a wide range of gallery talks and events to take part in; from monthly Curators Talks, to Sunday Talks to weekday Lunchtime Gallery Talks.'

Category Art Galleries
Courtauld Gallery, The

'Lunch time talks are delivered by students and researchers at The Courtauld Institute of Art on works in the collection ... Talks are free with admission, start at 1.15 pm and last approximately 15 minutes unless otherwise stated. Signs are placed in the Gallery indicating the title of the talk and where it will take place.' Also other related events.

Courtauld Institute of Art, The
Also indexedUniversity of London

'The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is a UK charity, established in 1988 with a generous benefaction from Daiwa Securities Co Ltd. The Foundation’s purpose is to support closer links between Britain and Japan.'

Category Japan
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, The

'Every month Daunt Books holds a range of interesting author events featuring the likes of William Dalrymple, William Boyd, Alexander McCall Smith and Jan Morris. Please get in touch if you would like to reserve a signed copy from any of these events.' Usually mid-week evenings: tickets typically £8 (including wine).

Category Bookshops
Daunt Books

'The London Branch meets six or seven times between September and March ... The meetings take the form of talks, interviews, recitals and film shows. Delius is the usual theme, whether the subject be his music or his life and times, but one event per year is usually devoted to another composer or musician, generally one of his contemporaries. Joint meetings/events with Reciprocal Member Societies are becoming increasingly popular. These weekday evening meetings usually begin at 7.15 pm and last until 9.30 pm, with a break for coffee and biscuits. Members are welcome to join the speaker for supper afterwards.'

Delius Society - London
Department of Anthropology [LSE]
Named Lectures & TalksMalinowski Memorial Lectures
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'Hosts a series of popular seminars and public lectures throughout the year that are open to all.'

Department of Gender Studies [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'Members of the Government Department are involved in a whole host of Public lectures and events ...'

Department of Government [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'Since the foundation of the LSE just over a century ago, the study of law has been an integral part of the School's mission. The Law Department is one of the largest in the School. Its special place in a school of social sciences has given legal studies in the Department a distinctive, interdisciplinary character. The Law Department has played a major role in policy debates and policy-making and in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world. It enjoys a uniquely cosmopolitan student body, and has deeply influenced legal education in most common law countries.’

Category Schools of Law
Department of Law [LSE]

Occasional public lectures and related events.

Department of Management [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'The Department of Philosophy at King's College London is a lively research environment, with many active research seminars and student-run reading groups happening every week during term time (and often during the vacations too!) Our seminars and reading groups are primarily aimed at postgraduates and above, but are generally open to all.'

Category Westminster
Department of Philosophy [KCL]

Occasional public lectures and related events. (As from 1 July 2016, the Department of Social Psychology expanded to become the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science (PBS).)

Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

Wide range of seminars and related events: enquire about attendance.

Department of War Studies [KCL]
Also indexedKing's College London

Various lectures, seminars, etc open to the public, including organized by the various specialist Centres of Excellence within the School. Usually the annotation is something like: 'All are welcome to attend these lectures, including members of the public. Attendance is free of charge.'

Category Schools of Law
Dickson Poon School of Law, The [KCL]
Also indexedKing's College London | Centre for Technology, Ethics and Law in Society | Centre of British Constitutional Law and History | Centre of Construction L...

'The branch's annual programme runs from October to June with meetings normally held on the first Monday of each month. Meetings ... take place in an informal atmosphere, usually with an interval during which fruit juice, biscuits and a range of merchandise are available. As with all branches, attendance at meetings is free for society members, whether or not London branch members. Visitors and prospective new members are welcome to attend meetings.'

Category Elgar Society
Elgar Society - London

Japan-UK Events Calendar 'This calendar has been established to keep people up to date on new and upcoming Japan-related cultural events in the UK. If you are organising a suitable event that you would like to see listed on this calendar, please get in touch with us ...'

Category Japan
Embassy of Japan in the UK

Join the Conversation: Live! 'Our aim is to provide 45 minutes of lively discussion, debate and an insight into ENO's productions plus musical excerpts and we invite you, the audience, to participate through conversation and the opportunity to put questions to our panel of experts. Ideal for newcomers and seasoned opera goers.'

Category Drama & Theatre
English National Opera

Frequent lunchtime or evening events as part of the LSE Public Lectures and Events programme: 'The lectures are free and open to all with some events requiring a ticket so please check the individual web listing.'

Category Europe
European Institute [LSE]
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

Offers a wide range of lectures, talks and related events: normally best to enquire first about attendance.

Faculty of Arts & Humanities [KCL]
Also indexedKing's College London

Literature and spoken word events, mostly early evening at their stores in London, occasional all day events. Many events free of charge, others small charge, some more expensive with lunch or dinner.

Category Bookshops
Foyles

'We bring together the key players and thinkers in politics and the media and give you an opportunity not only to hear from experts but to ask questions and contribute to the discussion in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. All events are open to the public.'

Category The Media
Frontline Club

The website Events section includes the Shell London Lecture Series. These 'monthly public lectures are all held at the Geological Society's Piccadilly apartments in Burlington House ... Entry to all lectures is free to all, but by ticket only. To obtain a ticket please contact ... Please note that due to the popularity of the lecture series, tickets will be allocated on a monthly ballot basis. We will not be taking indications of interest months in advance this year, so if you would like to attend any of the talks, please email us to let us know around 3 or 4 weeks in advance of the talk date. If at any point attendees, or their guests, are unable to attend, please notify the Society as soon as possible. Most talks will be given twice on the same day, once at 3 pm and once at 6 pm – please note that if you would like to attend the talks, the 3 pm matinees generally have more availability. The talks will be exactly the same in the afternoon and evening.'

Geological Society of London
Named Lectures & TalksShell London Lecture Series
Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society - London
Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society - Third Reich

Occasional author events and related.

Category Bookshops
Goldsboro Books

'Runs a lively series of events as part of its ongoing education programme, including family events, lecture-recitals, live music and special events. The Museum also puts on changing exhibitions allowing a fuller exploration of Handel and the Brook Street house.'

Handel House Museum

'The Society continues to meet on the second Wednesday of each month between October and May where supper can be taken before a lecture, the themes of which are mainly medical ... The membership is mainly medical but also contains a wide cross section of people from all walks of life who have an interest in the current trends in medicine and its associated fields,'

Harveian Society of London, The
Named Lectures & TalksHarvey Lecture

Occasional lectures and related events. Events normally annotated something like: 'Free entry but please confirm attendance ... '

Category Greece
Hellenic Centre, The

'Within LSE's lively Public Lectures programme, the Hellenic Observatory contributes to the presence of Greece in Britain through a number of public lectures. Currently there are three series of annual public lectures: HO Annual Lecture, supported by the endowment of the Venizelos Chair; London Hellenic Society Lecture, funded with the support of the London Hellenic Society; Byron Theodoropoulos Lecture, funded by a grant from the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.'

Category Greece
Hellenic Observatory
Named Lectures & TalksLondon Hellenic Society Lecture | Byron Theodoropoulos Lecture
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'A series of lectures and social events are organised each year.'

Category Heraldry
Heraldry Society, The
Named Lectures & TalksMark Elvins Lecture

'The Society organizes an ambitious series of lectures at which speakers from academic and public life present papers in English and Welsh. Our meetings are held in London and Wales, at venues that include the Senedd in Cardiff Bay and the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth. A special lecture in Welsh - known as the Sir T. H. Parry-Williams Memorial Lecture - is also held at the National Eisteddfod of Wales each year. The Society also hosts many events in conjunction with others, including the Institute of Welsh Affairs, Wales in London and the Mongomeryshire Society ... All events organised by the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion are followed by a short wine reception to which all present are invited.'

Category Wales
Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, The
Named Lectures & TalksSir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Lecture

'The Revd Hugh Price Hughes founded the West London Mission in 1887. He was one of the most forward-looking thinkers of the day. We believe these annual lectures are making a significant contribution towards exploring our faith in the 21st century ... All lectures are on Tuesdays at 7.30 pm and are free.'

Hugh Price Hughes Lecture Series
Also indexedHinde Street Methodist Church

Occasional lectures in wide-ranging programme of supported activities.

Category Hungary
Hungarian Cultural Centre
Also indexedBalassi Institute

Alert 'The Hunterian Museum is closed to the public until 2021 while the Royal College of Surgeons building is redeveloped. When we reopen we look forward to welcoming the public into new, fully accessible spaces that will tell the history and ongoing story of surgery.'

Hunterian Museum

'We sell beautiful and useful books. We run courses in ukulele, philosophy, Latin, foraging, carpentry and more. We programme talks and lectures on most Thursday evenings. We sell Monmouth coffee, fine teas and cake. Opening hours are ten till six Tuesday to Saturday, and eleven till five on Sundays. We are closed on Mondays.'

Category Salons
Idler Academy of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment, The

'IPPR runs a full events programme bringing together top politicians and policymakers, leading writers and academics, business figures and other expert thinkers to discuss the most important public policy issues with a wide range of audiences. See our Upcoming events for opportunities to attend in person ...'

Institute for Public Policy Research

Talks and lectures programme.

Category Arts Centres
Institute of Contemporary Arts

'Our public events are open to anyone to attend ... We also hold private events, attendance at these is part of our donation package.'

Institute of Economic Affairs

The London Network regularly organises events at Savoy Place attracting large numbers of members and their associates. With a central London location, topics are selected to match the interests of the local community ... Evening Lectures at Savoy Place generally take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from September to June ... Friday Afternoon Lectures take place on the last Friday of each month from September to June.' Enquire about attendance.

Institution of Engineering and Technology - London

The Institute has a large number of Divisions and Groups which 'provide opportunities for engineers to develop their knowledge, status and professionalism in a wide variety of technical areas; while acting as a source of high quality information and advice to individuals, academia, industry and Government': see the Section 'Industries and Specialisms' within 'Knowledge'. The lectures offered by these Divisions and Groups can usually be traced alongside the programmes of the Institute's geographically-based branches, many cited separately herein.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers
International Institute for Strategic Studies, The

'Offers a range of lectures over the course of the year ... Lectures are open to members of The Iran Society, who may bring one guest.'

Category Iran
Iran Society, The
Italian Cultural Institute in London

'With our extensive programme of events, The Japan Society provides many opportunities for Japanese and non-Japanese to meet and share ideas and new experiences. Naturally, there is plenty on offer for those wanting to extend their understanding of contemporary and traditional Japan, its culture, language and people. However, with a membership that is approximately 50% Japanese, we also have events which focus on aspects of British life and provide opportunities to get to know the UK better. The format of events is as varied as the content: lectures and seminars sit alongside gallery visits, film screenings, pub nights and formal dinners.' Arrangements vary: check details - including whether need to be a member of the Society to attend a specific event.

Category Japan
Japan Society, The

'The Health Schools run annual and memorial lectures on a variety of topics as well as special inaugural lectures introducing new academic staff to King's ... The International Lecture Series features renowned scientists in translational medicine and basic science ... The lectures on basic science are attributed to Rosalind Franklin in honour of her pioneering work at King’s to reveal the structure of DNA in 1953. The lectures are open to the public, free of charge and there is no need to book.'

King's College Health Schools
Named Lectures & TalksEdmond J Safra Memorial Lecture | Fison Memorial Lecture | Haliburton Lecture in Physiology | Peter Baker Lecture in Physiology | Rosalind Franklin
Also indexedKing's College London
King's College London
Also indexedUniversity of London

Activities include 'arranging a regular programme of lectures in London, and a formal Annual Luncheon with a Guest Speaker'.

Kipling Society, The

'The China Institute has recently launched a series of Distinguished Lectures by prominent figures in the field of China studies.' Enquire about attendance.

Category China
Lau China Institute [KCL]
Also indexedKing's College London

Annual Lecture, organized alongside their AGM: 'Both the AGM and the lecture are open to the public.' Lecture normally held in Courtauld Institute of Art, but other venues might be used.

Leonardo da Vinci Society, The

'The Linnean Society's diverse programme of events covers everything from plant and animal diversity to remote sensing and in vitro fertilisation, with follow-on articles often appearing in our members' newsletter - The Linnean ... Most Linnean Society meetings are open to the public as well as members of the organisation.'

Linnean Society of London, The

'Members have access to over a million books and periodicals, a superb online offering and an unforgettable building in beautiful St. James's Square. 6,500 members, including some of the most familiar names in the literary world, find the Library’s resources invaluable.' The Library offers a series of evening lectures - many of which are open to Non-Members.

London Library, The

'The LSE events programme - with information on LSE public lectures, talks and seminars - is published three times a year (September, January and April) ... LSE host a public lecture programme (PLP) consisting of over 100 lectures every term. The lectures are free and open to all with some events requiring a ticket so please check the individual web listing. The events generally take place in the early evening and last approximately one and a half hours, including a question and answer session ... We recommend that you arrive at the venue 25-30 minutes before the event is scheduled to start to maximise your chances of gaining entry to the event. Many events are already full before the start time and there is no standing space available in the venues.'

London School of Economics and Political Science, The
Also indexedUniversity of London

Occasional evening and other talks.

London Transport Museum
Also indexedTransport for London

'A monthly meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month, usually taking the form of an illustrated talk by a specialist speaker ... Talks are usually illustrated by slides or a PowerPoint presentation and are usually followed by a question and answer session. Doors open at 18.40 for a prompt 19.15 start ... Full membership is available to all 16 years & over.'

Category Railway History
London Underground Railway Society

Occasional panel discussions and similar events accompanying the main thrust of the operation.

LSE Arts and Music
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

'The Menzies Centre is an Australian cultural base in London, providing a highly regarded forum for the discussion of Australian issues. The Centre's public lectures, conferences, seminars, briefings and literary readings attract a diverse audience and help to produce a more comprehensive, detailed and balanced perception of Australian politics, economics, life and culture than is popularly available.'

Category Australasia
Menzies Australia Institute [KCL]
Named Lectures & TalksMenzies Lecture | Trevor Reese Memorial Lecture
Also indexedKing’s College London

Wide range of talks and lectures: can select 'Kind of Event' Talks in the Calendar.

National Gallery, The

Range of events with annotations frequently such as: 'Seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis so please arrive early to avoid disappointment'. However, probably best to enquire about attendance instead of just turning up ...

National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Extensive Events Programme, including Gallery Talks and Lectures.

National Portrait Gallery

'Monthly lectures from October to June are held at the Society of Antiquaries in Piccadilly, London.'

Category Arts & Crafts
Oriental Ceramic Society, The

Include within their programme of events occasional lectures which might be open to the public. Enquire about attendance.

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
Also indexedUK Parliament

'The Photographers' Gallery is the largest public gallery in London dedicated to photography. From the latest emerging talent, to historical archives and established artists - we are the place to see photography in all its forms.'  Wide-ranging series of talks, seminars and other events.

Photographers' Gallery, The

Regular events: 'All events are free, and open to the general public'. Typically: 'Places at this event are limited - to reserve a place please email ...’  'Policy Exchange is an independent, non-partisan educational charity. We work with academics and policy makers from across the political spectrum. We are particularly interested in free market and localist solutions to public policy questions.'

Policy Exchange

Range of Events: 'If you are interested in attending any of our events, then please e-mail ... Places are limited at events with an asterisk ... Individual subscribers receive ... advance notice of all our events: invitations to flagship lectures, conferences and receptions ...'

Politeia

'In 1918 (the tercentenary of Sir Walter Raleigh's death), Sir Charles Wakefield, formerly Lord Mayor of London, offered the Academy a sum to form the nucleus of a "Raleigh Fund for History". One fruit of the endowment was the foundation of the Raleigh Lecture on History. The lecture was first delivered in 1919.'

Raleigh Lecture on History
Also indexedBritish Academy

'The donor's wishes to continue Ralph Miliband's intellectual tradition are being carried out through a combination of public lecture series and the appointment of visiting teaching fellows. These fellows also give public lectures at LSE ... The lectures are free and open to all with some events requiring a ticket so please check the individual web listing. The events generally take place in the early evening and last approximately one and a half hours, including a question and answer session.'

Ralph Miliband Programme, The
Also indexedLondon School of Economics and Political Science

Monthly public lectures, Friday evenings.

Category Westminster
Research Into Lost Knowledge Organisation Trust
Named Lectures & TalksJohn Michell Memorial Lecture | Robert Cowley Memorial Lecture

Has hosted regular talks. Normally: 'Entry is free but booking is essential.'

Category Romania
Romanian Cultural Centre in London

'The RNA holds its regular meetings at the New Cavendish Club in London three times a year. There is no need to book for these occasions - simply turn up and pay on the door. Meetings generally consist of a talk by a speaker from the publishing world - author, editor, publisher, agent, reviewer etc - or a Question and Answer session with an expert panel (for example an author, an editor and an agent). The business of the meeting usually lasts for an hour or so. It is followed by refreshments and a lot of catching-up chat!'

Romantic Novelists' Association

Wide range of events, during the day and evenings: Evening Talks; Debate Series; Free Lunchtime Lectures; Tours and Gallery Talks; and so on. Various arrangements for booking: for instance, for the Free Lunchtime Lectures: Reserve a seat ... online or by calling ... Unclaimed seats will be released at 12.50 pm on the day.

Category Art Galleries
Royal Academy of Arts

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  104. Cheshunt
  105. Chester (City)
  106. Chester-le-Street
  107. Chesterfield
  108. Chichester
  109. Chippenham
  110. Chipping Campden
  111. Chipping Norton
  112. Christchurch
  113. Cirencester
  114. City of Belfast
  115. City of Edinburgh
  116. City of Glasgow
  117. City of London
  118. Clackmannanshire
  119. Clacton on Sea
  120. Clevedon
  121. Clitheroe
  122. Colchester
  123. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  124. Congleton
  125. Conwy
  126. Corby
  127. Coventry
  128. Cranleigh
  129. Crawley
  130. Crediton
  131. Crewe
  132. Crieff
  133. Cromer
  134. Crosby
  135. Croydon
  136. Darlington
  137. Dartford
  138. Dartmouth
  139. Daventry
  140. Deal
  141. Derby
  142. Derry City Strabane
  143. Dewsbury
  144. Didcot
  145. Dingwall
  146. Diss
  147. Doncaster
  148. Dorchester
  149. Dorking
  150. Dudley
  151. Dulwich
  152. Dumfries
  153. Dundee City
  154. Dunfermline
  155. Dunstable
  156. Durham
  157. Ealing
  158. East Ayrshire
  159. East Dunbartonshire
  160. East Lothian
  161. East Renfrewshire
  162. Eastbourne
  163. Ellesmere Port
  164. Ely
  165. Enfield
  166. Evesham
  167. Exeter
  168. Exmouth
  169. Fakenham
  170. Falkirk
  171. Falmouth
  172. Fareham
  173. Farnborough
  174. Farnham
  175. Felixstowe
  176. Fermanagh Omagh
  177. Flintshire
  178. Folkestone
  179. Fort William
  180. Framlingham
  181. Frome
  182. Gainsborough
  183. Galashiels
  184. Gateshead
  185. Gillingham (Dorset)
  186. Gillingham (Kent)
  187. Glossop
  188. Gloucester
  189. Godalming
  190. Goole
  191. Gosport
  192. Grantham
  193. Gravesend
  194. Grays
  195. Great Malvern
  196. Greenwich
  197. Grimsby
  198. Guildford
  199. Gwynedd
  200. Hackney
  201. Halesworth
  202. Halifax
  203. Hammersmith Fulham
  204. Hampstead
  205. Haringey
  206. Harlow
  207. Harpenden
  208. Harrogate
  209. Harrow
  210. Hartlepool
  211. Haslemere
  212. Hastings
  213. Hatfield
  214. Havant
  215. Haverhill
  216. Havering
  217. Hawick
  218. Hay-on-Wye
  219. Haywards Heath
  220. Hebden Bridge
  221. Helensburgh
  222. Hemel Hempstead
  223. Henley-on-Thames
  224. Hereford
  225. Hertford
  226. Hexham
  227. High Wycombe
  228. Hillingdon
  229. Hinckley
  230. Hitchin
  231. Holborn
  232. Horncastle
  233. Horsham
  234. Hounslow
  235. Hoylake
  236. Huddersfield
  237. Huntingdon
  238. Ilkeston
  239. Ilkley
  240. Inverclyde
  241. Inverness
  242. Ipswich
  243. Isle of Anglesey
  244. Isle of Islay
  245. Isle of Man
  246. Isle of Skye
  247. Isle of Wight
  248. Islington
  249. Keighley
  250. Kelso
  251. Kendal
  252. Kensington Chelsea
  253. Keswick
  254. Kettering
  255. Kidderminster
  256. Kingston upon Hull
  257. Kingston-upon-Thames
  258. King’s Lynn
  259. Kirkcaldy
  260. Lambeth
  261. Lancaster
  262. Launceston
  263. Leatherhead
  264. Ledbury
  265. Leeds
  266. Leek
  267. Leicester
  268. Leighton Buzzard
  269. Leominster
  270. Letchworth Garden City
  271. Lewes
  272. Lewisham
  273. Lichfield
  274. Lincoln
  275. Lisburn Castlereagh
  276. Liskeard
  277. Liverpool
  278. Llandrindod Wells
  279. Llanelli
  280. Llangollen
  281. Long Eaton
  282. Loughborough
  283. Louth
  284. Lowestoft
  285. Ludlow
  286. Luton
  287. Lydney
  288. Lyme Regis
  289. Lymington
  290. Lytham St Annes
  291. Macclesfield
  292. Maidenhead
  293. Maidstone
  294. Malmesbury
  295. Malton
  296. Manchester
  297. Mansfield
  298. March
  299. Market Harborough
  300. Marlborough
  301. Marlow
  302. Marple
  303. Matlock
  304. Melbourne
  305. Melton Mowbray
  306. Merthyr Tydfil
  307. Merton
  308. Mid East Antrim
  309. Mid Ulster
  310. Middlesbrough
  311. Milton Keynes
  312. Minehead
  313. Monmouth
  314. Moray
  315. Morley
  316. Morpeth
  317. Neath Port Talbot
  318. Newark-on-Trent
  319. Newbury
  320. Newcastle upon Tyne
  321. Newham
  322. Newport (Wales)
  323. Newquay
  324. Newry Mourne Down
  325. Newton Abbot
  326. Newton Stewart
  327. Newtown (Powys)
  328. North Ayrshire
  329. North Lanarkshire
  330. Northallerton
  331. Northampton
  332. Northwich
  333. Norwich
  334. Nottingham
  335. Nuneaton
  336. Oakham
  337. Oban
  338. Okehampton
  339. Oldham
  340. Olney
  341. Orkney
  342. Ormskirk
  343. Orpington
  344. Oswestry
  345. Otley
  346. Oundle
  347. Oxford
  348. Paignton
  349. Peebles
  350. Pembrokeshire
  351. Penrith
  352. Penzance
  353. Perth
  354. Peterborough
  355. Petersfield
  356. Pitlochry
  357. Plymouth
  358. Pontefract
  359. Poole
  360. Portsmouth
  361. Preston
  362. Prestwich
  363. Rayleigh
  364. Reading
  365. Redbridge
  366. Redcar
  367. Redditch
  368. Reigate
  369. Renfrewshire (CA)
  370. Rhondda Cynon Taf
  371. Rhyl
  372. Richmond (North Yorks)
  373. Richmond-upon-Thames
  374. Rickmansworth
  375. Ripon
  376. Rochdale
  377. Romsey
  378. Ross-on-Wye
  379. Rotherham
  380. Royal Leamington Spa
  381. Royal Tunbridge Wells
  382. Rugby
  383. Ruthin
  384. Sale
  385. Salford
  386. Salisbury
  387. Saltash
  388. Sandbach
  389. Scarborough
  390. Scunthorpe
  391. Selby
  392. Selly Oak
  393. Sevenoaks
  394. Sheffield
  395. Sherborne
  396. Shetland Islands
  397. Shrewsbury
  398. Sidmouth
  399. Skipton
  400. Solihull
  401. South Ayrshire
  402. South Lanarkshire
  403. South Shields
  404. Southampton
  405. Southend-on-Sea
  406. Southport
  407. Southwark
  408. Southwell
  409. Spalding
  410. St Albans
  411. St Andrews
  412. St Austell
  413. St Helens
  414. St Ives
  415. Stafford
  416. Staines-upon-Thames
  417. Stamford
  418. Stevenage
  419. Stirling
  420. Stockport
  421. Stockton-on-Tees
  422. Stoke-on-Trent
  423. Stow-on-the-Wold
  424. Stowmarket
  425. Stratford-on-Avon
  426. Stroud
  427. Sudbury
  428. Sunderland
  429. Sutton (London)
  430. Sutton Coldfield
  431. Swaffham
  432. Swanage
  433. Swansea
  434. Swindon
  435. Tamworth
  436. Taunton
  437. Tavistock
  438. Teignmouth
  439. Telford
  440. Tenterden
  441. Tewkesbury
  442. Thame (Oxon)
  443. Thornbury
  444. Tiverton
  445. Torfaen
  446. Torquay
  447. Totnes
  448. Towcester
  449. Tower Hamlets
  450. Trowbridge
  451. Truro
  452. Ullapool
  453. Ulverston
  454. Uppingham
  455. Vale of Glamorgan
  456. Wadebridge
  457. Wakefield
  458. Wallasey
  459. Wallsend
  460. Walsall
  461. Waltham Forest
  462. Walton-on-Thames
  463. Wandsworth
  464. Warrington
  465. Warwick
  466. Watford
  467. Wellingborough
  468. Wells (City)
  469. Welwyn Garden City
  470. West Bridgford
  471. West Bromwich
  472. West Lothian
  473. Westminster
  474. Weston-Super-Mare
  475. Wetherby
  476. Weymouth
  477. Whitchurch
  478. Whitehaven
  479. Wick (Highland)
  480. Wigan
  481. Wigston
  482. Wilmslow
  483. Wimborne Minster
  484. Winchester
  485. Windermere
  486. Windsor
  487. Wisbech
  488. Witney
  489. Woking
  490. Wolverhampton
  491. Woodbridge
  492. Worcester
  493. Workington
  494. Worksop
  495. Worthing
  496. Wrexham
  497. Yate
  498. Yeovil
  499. York (City)