A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Region: South West England

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'There are 148 gardening clubs and societies in the Gloucestershire Federation of Gardening Societies.' Note the rolling section Gardening clubs meeting in the next week in the middle of the Home Page.

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'Kernow Goth (or Old Cornwall) is a movement with a mission. It's wide ranging aims are to preserve and record Cornwall's unique culture, traditions, its language and dialect and caring for its environment. We also promote public awareness of these topics and concerns relating to them. Having been in existence since 1920 the movement has spread the length and breadth of Cornwall with over 40 societies ... Our 'Old Cornwall' societies range in size from those that are quite small to some with over 100 members. Independently run each has its own officers and committee.'

Category The Arts Society
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'Each Society of the 25 in the South West Area organises a full programme of lectures, Special Interest Days and visits. Details of society programmes can be found by contacting the individual Society,whose contact details can be found on the Societies page. Details of area events and visits are on the Special Interest Days and the News/Courses pages ...'

Category The Arts Society
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The Wessex Area of The Arts Society has 22 societies in the area from the coast of Dorset, covering part of Somerset, Bath, all of Wiltshire, and beyond the M4. Each society is autonomous, but all broadly follow the same theme of holding an hour long lecture once a month, usually 10 times a year, given by an accredited Arts Society lecturer. These lectures cover all manner of subjects from fine art, to porcelain, jewellery, furniture, music and all related arts subjects.'

Category Exmouth
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'Quirky 18th-century, 16 sided house with fascinating interior decoration and collections.' Occasional talks are given.

Category Bristol
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Winter monthly lectures, Tuesday evenings.

Category Bristol
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Meetings '3rd Friday, 7.30 pm, September to May. Subscription: £10 per person; Visitors £2'.

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'We meet ... every month excluding July and August. We usually meet in July in the garden of one of our members for a social party. All other meetings are at Longdown on the third Thursday in the month at 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start. Meetings usually take the form of a lecture by an eminent speaker.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings are held from September to May on the fourth Wednesday of the month ... As well as a talk there are plants sales, a raffle, book sales and of course tea, coffee and biscuits giving members a chance to chat to each other and so exchange information about all aspects of alpine plants.'

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'Meets at 7.30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month ... There are no meetings during June, July and August.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Talks in French, most months, October to May.

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'All evening talks take place on Thursday evenings, 8-10 pm ... Aquarius Severn is an open and friendly group - our talks attract people of all ages, and visitors are always welcome.'

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Bristol
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'Events include talks, debates, lectures and visits, which give professionals, students and public the opportunity to meet high-profile practitioners, to be inspired by their projects and to broaden their understanding of architecture.'

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Category Bristol
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'Arnolfini programmes and hosts a range of talks, lectures, courses and events.'

Category Bristol
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Occasional public lectures and talks.

Category Bristol
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'A series of six public lectures which explore a specific theme related to the visual arts'.

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'Its 5 branches cover Bath and Bristol and their surrounding districts and the local authority area of N. Somerset. This area was the extent of the old Avon County when it was created in the 1980s, mainly from the northern districts of Somerset. Since then the county boundaries have changed again and Avon County no longer exists, but the branches within ABKA carry on under the Avon banner, as an appropriate description of the catchment area.'

Category Gardens Trusts
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Occasional talks plus a list of related events in the neighbourhood.

Category Avon
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'Avon Wildlife Trust is the largest local charity working to protect wildlife in the Avon area. With the support of over 16,000 members we look after 35 nature reserves, campaign on issues which threaten wildlife and encourage everyone to be more concerned about our natural environment.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We meet each Thursday evening at 7.30 pm ... We are always looking for new members both young & old and we offer a warm welcome to photographers both experienced and beginner.'

Category Bath
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'Our programme of events is a mixture of academic speakers on specialist subjects to our own membership with lectures on their own interests ... Meetings are held ... on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7.30 pm ... The Society was instituted on 2 October 1950 at Theobalds Cafe Bath with the name of "Bath and Bristol Coin Club". The present name was adopted for the 1953 season by which time the membership had increased to 22.'

Category Bath
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'During the winter months, the Society holds a series of lectures ... Each lecture ... begins at 7.30 pm, with an admission charge of £2 for members ... and £4 for the general public, which includes light refreshments.'

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'A full programme of events is arranged each year with Summer meetings focusing on inspecting the on-site hives and Winter evening meetings being held inside our new Teaching Apiary.'

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'Most of our meetings takes the form of a lecture which is always very professional, up-to-date and invariably entertaining. The lectures are variable and given by geologists from University Departments or from industry. We hold regular field meetings and there is usually an annual field-weekend in an agreeable locality ... Everyone is welcome - come and join us!'

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'Indoor meetings - monthly from September through to April': Tuesday afternoons and evenings.

Category Bath
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'We are a discussion group of friendly and intelligent people who enjoy wrestling with philosophical topics, aiming for a poor-man's Olympia Academy or Cambridge Apostles! Promoting exchange through examination and reasoned argument, members shouldn't be averse to a little amateur scholarship. Different views - especially the unorthodox - are welcome but do expect to justify, critique, be critiqued and engage analytically with the ideas of others.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings start at 7.30 pm each Tuesday between September and June.'

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'Welcome to the learning website of the Bath Preservation Trust. Here you will find details of all future events across our museums, our education programme for schools, online learning resources and much more ... Events are run throughout the year at the Trust’s four museums ...'

Online Lectures & Talks
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Extensive programme of talks and related events: 'All our talks are open to the public, as are most of our exhibitions. We try to keep entry charges to a minimum - exhibitions are normally free, and you can hear a world-class scientist or author talk about their subject for £4. Even better value is to become a member ...'

Category Bath
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'Antiquity at BRLSI is a research, discussion and lecture group. We are primarily interested in the history, literature, art and archaeology of the Graeco-Roman world, but we are also interested in other ancient civilisations and in the cultural uses of antiquity up to the present day.'

Online Lectures & Talks
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'The Philosophy Group at BRLSI endeavours to provide time for thought and reflection on many of the major questions of our time, both in the form of lectures by eminent speakers and through lively discussion in the Café Philo series. Philosophy is the love of wisdom and it starts with wonder. We look forward to welcoming you to our evenings of philosophical exploration.'

Category Bedford
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'We have meetings most months. The main series of meetings ... are opened to non-BCS members and have been well supported by local business and students.'

Category Tewkesbury
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'Many village residents are members of the Beckford and District Gardening Club, a friendly, thriving and lively club which draws its members from a number of local villages. The Club holds monthly evening meetings throughout the autumn and winter, with talks or demonstrations about a wide range of subjects of interest to gardeners.'

Category Frome
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'We meet once a month for a beginners’ talk and a main item which explores a topic in more depth.'

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'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.

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

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Occasional lectures organized by the Friends of Berkeley Castle.

Online Lectures & Talks
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Evening meetings, September - April.

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'Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month ... Meetings begin at 7.30 pm - visitors always welcome.'

Category Bournemouth
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'We meet at ... on alternate Wednesdays from 7.30 pm until 10.00 pm.'

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'1st January - 30th March and 1st October - 30th December indoor meet­ings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month except where spe­cified at 7.30 pm.'

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'A programme of events comprising some 100 or more lectures, study groups, field meetings, cultural visits and social events continues throughout each year ... Talks are given on Tuesday evenings, Wednesday afternoons and Saturday afternoons.'

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'This section covers a wide range of subjects throughout the year. Generally at least one field trip and one lecture per month and an occasional field trip is organised by the Chairman of Section ... We normally make one popular lecture each quarter open to the public totally free of charge. In this way we hope to attract new members. Members are encouraged to speak on a voluntary basis about subjects in which they are interested. In this way we keep our subscriptions as low as possible. However, we do pay for speakers who cover specific subjects in their profession. Thus a donation from non-members is appreciated.'

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'The Astronomical Section provides a programme of lectures and occasionally a visit to an observatory or other site ... Lecturers are from outside, members of the Society or members of other astronomical societies.'

Category Bournemouth
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'During the winter months, we enjoy a varied programme of illustrated lectures, dealing with botany locally and abroad ... Both the beginner and the experienced botanist will find an annual programme with much interest, coupled with great opportunities for improving his or her botanical skills.'

Category Entomology
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'Lectures are given in the winter and spring by speakers who have a detailed knowledge or wide field experience of a particular group or groups of insects or other invertebrates.'

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'Regular specialist lectures are given by speakers who are acknowledged authorities in their fields.'

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'Lectures occur approximately 10 times a year ... There is no admission charge, but donations are warmly welcomed. Tea is served during or after Meetings in the Museum Room.'

Category Orchid Societies
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'Our main activities are our monthly meetings, which include lectures by nationally and internationally recognised experts, two highly regarded public Shows a year, and - thanks to the willingly shared expertise of several skillful and experienced growers amongst our members - very successful in-house plant clinics and "brains trusts".'

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'Gain a unique insight into the knowledge and research that BU is renowned for, and see how we are helping to change the world for the better ... Our free lecture series is open to everyone.'

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'The club meets at 7.30 pm on the second Wednesday in the months of January to May plus October and November, with an outing in the summer and an annual show.'

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'The Gardening Club welcomes all villagers to take part in its programme of events ... We have around 60 members and are always happy to see new ones. You don’t have to be a plant expert in any way! There is something for every level of skill and interest.'

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'Meets at 7.30 every Monday evening ... during the winter season. Anyone with an interest in photography is welcome, whatever their level or ability ... The winter programme consists of a mixture of talks, presentations and competitions. We invite guest speakers to the Club on a regular basis and also tap the rich resource of our own members. All the Club members are friendly people and very willing to share their photographic knowledge.'

Category Bookshops
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Talks and book-signings, usually mid-week evenings.

Category Bridgwater
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'A programme of talks, often illustrated, is arranged for members in Winter, Autumn and Spring months each year, and visits are made in Summer months to other towns, villages or places of interest. Members of the public are always welcomed to attend such events, with the request made for a small donation to support the Society's voluntary work.'

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'We meet every 2nd Wed in the month, from Sept until June ... Meetings are from 7.30 to 9 pm. The main talk or subject of the evening starts at around 7.45 to 8 pm.'

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'Blake Museum is a 16th century house located in the heart of Bridgwater, a historic market town and port, first mentioned as Brugie in the Domesday Book of 1086. The Museum was first opened to the public in 1926 and it is said that Robert Blake, the town's most famous citizen, was born in the house in 1598. Blake Museum is the local museum for archaeology and history of Bridgwater.' Annual programme of talks organized by The Friends of Blake Museum.

Category Arts Centres
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Offer a range of lectures, talks and related events, including Bridport Open Book: 'Bridport Open Book is our banner to promote and support reading, writing and literature'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'We meet fortnightly from September to April ... Our meetings are structured around visiting speakers, competition nights, members nights, and joint meetings with other local clubs. We also organise education sessions covering some of the basics. Members are only too willing to pass on their skills ...'

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Friends of Bridport Museum 'We hold an array of activities and events. There are usually three to four public events each year, an excursion to a stately home, museum or other places of interest, a Christmas Party and there is also the chance to work behind the scenes in the Museum.'

Category Bristol
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'The Society holds its main meeting in Bristol, with branch meetings in Bath and Yate.'

Category Bath
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'Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month, unless it is a bank holiday, in which case an alternative date is given. No meetings are held in July and August.'

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'Normally the meetings are on the 2nd Monday of each month unless otherwise notified.'

Category Bristol
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Organize 'a regular programme of lectures from September to May by expert speakers on aspects of archaeology at home and abroad. Meetings are held on Wednesday evenings'.

Online Lectures & Talks
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'Meetings are held on Friday evenings and begin at 7.15, please arrive in plenty of time.'

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'We believe we have a duty to communicate our research to the public, in order to raise understanding and awareness of heart disease. At present we are doing this through public lectures and this website, but hope to expand our outreach activities in the future if funding is available.'

Category Bristol
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'All Meetings are on a Friday - October to April. 7.30 pm prompt start.'

Category Bristol
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Held 'each October, with extra events during the year'.

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Category France
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Fortnightly talks in French, October to May.

Category Bristol
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Programme of events througout the year, with an especial focus in May.

Online Lectures & Talks
Category Bristol
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'The Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts has been established to support, promote and disseminate the research in the Faculty of Arts.'

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You can search by Event Type 'Talks and Lectures' for events in a number of organizations in Bristol including the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.

Category Bristol
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'The monthly Bulletin contains details of meetings to come, news of events in the previous month, and other items of interest.'

Category Bristol
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'Holds monthly indoor meetings throughout the winter months on a wide variety of subjects. Our speakers present talks that cover a wide range of topics from the ecology and biology of species to broader subjects such as botanical history, ecology and the management of local reserves, often presenting new and exciting discoveries.'

Category Bristol
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'The monthly Bulletin contains details of meetings to come, news of events in the previous month, and other items of interest.'

Category Bristol
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'The Club was formed in 1966 in order to promote and encourage bird-watching in the Bristol area. The Club has 650+ members.'

Category Bristol
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'Weekly meetings are every Wednesday at 7.30 pm for a couple of hours at our clubrooms ... The main activities are lectures, many of which are by nationally known photographers, and competitions for members to participate in. We also have monthly meetings of special interest groups such as studio work and digital imaging which are open to all members.'

Category Bristol
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'The Circle meets every Tuesday evening between the hours of 7.30 pm and 9.15 pm. Alternate meetings take the form of lectures, slide shows, etc. Other evenings are given over to informal discussion, when books from the Circle’s extensive library and the latest magazines are available. Light refreshments in the form of tea, coffee and biscuits are also served. The Circle’s lecture programme covers a wide range of subjects of railway and associated interest (other transport, industrial archaeology, etc.).'

Category Bristol
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'We support the Charter of the National Secular Society and meet regularly to discuss secular issues, listen to guest speakers, organise campaigns, arrange Freedom of Information requests and generally have a good chat and a drink or two ... We usually meet on either the first or second Monday of the month.'

Category Bristol
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'Regular meetings of the BSMEE are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month ... at 7.15 pm. Meetings, which are open to the general public, usually comprise a talk or demonstration on a suitable subject followed by an opportunity to meet fellow members. New members are always welcome and no particular skill is necessary ... Not all members are active model makers, some members get considerable enjoyment simply from being a member and helping other members enjoy the fruits of their model making activities.'

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'Meetings are normally held on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month, at 7.30 pm.'

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'We meet on the second Saturday of each month at 2.15 for 2.45 pm. Meetings generally include a speaker (with slides and/or plants), plant sales, table show, raffle and tea or coffee. There is an entrance fee of £2 per person (juniors free) to cover hire of the hall, speakers expenses and refreshments. Visitors are very welcome to join us.'

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