A-Z LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Local Society: Barnet

'Founded in 1942, at the height of the Second World War and the Holocaust, by Archbishop William Temple and Chief Rabbi Joseph Hertz ... Our aim is for Jews and Christians to meet, to understand each other better and to create meaningful engagement between the communities. We have grown into a nationwide network of 30 active branches around the UK, complemented by a professional team that run national programmes in education, dialogue and social action - for Rabbis and clergy, community leaders, students, policy makers, CCJ members and those of all faiths and none.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'The Federation has the following functions: * Organization of the annual Federation Beekeepers Day in February; * Lectures and workshops open to association members; * Annual organisation of the Middlesex classes at the National Honey Show; * Notification of current and future BBKA's policies; * Representation at the BBKA's Annual Delegates Meeting, which includes the co-ordination and agreed voting of proposals put forward by other counties.'

'Formed in 1971 to protect, preserve and improve buildings, transport, roads and open spaces in Finchley and Friern Barnet and their environs, and to explore the history and the special features of the area. The Society is independent of Barnet Borough Council and of all political parties ... We hold eight meetings a year, on the last Thursday of January, February, March, April, June, September, October and November.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Founded 2000: 'It was named “Friern Barnet and District” as a reflection of its interest in not only the area covered by the former Friern Barnet Urban District Council but also the neighbouring areas of New Southgate, North Finchley and Whetstone. Our aims are to encourage the preservation of things of local interest, to study and record local history and to arrange lectures on topics of local and general historical interest ... We hold public meetings every month except July and August. These are free to members but there is a small charge ... for non-members'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society is a voluntary organisation open to all residents and those who live nearby, with an elected Committee meeting monthly ... We hold two Flower Shows a year (June and September) and organise a variety of events throughout the year to cater for all levels of gardening interest and horticultural expertise.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The objects of HADAS are the advancement of archaeological and historical research and education for the public benefit, with particular reference to the archaeology and history of the London Borough of Barnet. Benefits of membership include: programme of lectures and outings, a monthly Newsletter, use of our extensive library, opportunities for fieldwork and research.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'We inspire, enable and encourage people to get involved with history, whether in the classroom, at college, in the library or at home. We passionately believe the study of history should be accessible to all people at all levels of study ... The Historical Association is an active organisation with events happening up and down the UK. The local branches all have a lively lecture programme open to both members of the association and any general member of the public wishing to come along.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Through its meetings and its advice and information service, IFN, with its member bodies, helps make better known and understood the teachings, traditions and practices of the different faith communities in the UK and the pattern of their inter faith work and builds good relations between people of different faiths in the UK.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

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