A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

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'We are an association of amateur and professional naturalists covering a wide range of aspects of natural history. We deal with the "old" county of Yorkshire, as individuals and through our many Affiliated Societies, many of which are local naturalists' groups.'

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'Meets weekly between September and April, each Wednesday evening at 7.45 pm ... Aireborough Camera Club prides itself on being an informal, enthusiastic and friendly photographic club which extends a warm welcome to anyone with an interest in photography.'

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‘The Society was founded in 1957 to record and preserve the history of Aireborough, which consists of:- Yeadon; Guiseley; Rawdon; Carlton; Hawksworth and the area which was covered by Menston Hospital ... Aireborough Historical Society holds monthly (usually 2nd Thursday) speaker events on a variety of topics.’

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‘Founded in 1980 the group is open to anyone interested in tracing their ancestry. In 2019 Wharfedale FHG merged with the Keighley and District FHS.’

Category Beverley
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'We offer a programme of 10 monthly meetings from September to June. A majority of events are illustrated talks delivered in French by French speakers, the speakers being organised through the Alliance Francaise to whom we are affiliated.'

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'The History Group meets socially ... from September to July on the first and third Mondays of the month 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm. The History Group takes a break during August and meetings begin again on the first Monday in September. Speakers are occasionally invited to present various aspects of local history. Visitors are welcome at the talks, with a charge of £1.50, including refreshments.'

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'We hold regular meetings in the village hall in Church Fenton during the winter and in our apiary during the summer.'

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Category Barnsley
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'The third Monday of each month meetings start at 7.30 pm to finish around 9.30 pm. We have a wide range of speakers. Visitors are always welcome,come along see what you think, if you like what you see why not join us. Membership £3.00 single, Joint £5.00 per annum.'

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'We hold indoor meetings on alternate Wednesdays all year round (except during August) ... The meetings begin at 7 pm and end about 8.50 pm. They consist mainly of illustrated talks by informed speakers, with occasional practical evenings on specific themes of interest to members.'

Category Barnsley
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'We meet ... at 7.30 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.'

Category Barnsley
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'The society meets at 8 pm on Monday evenings ... New Members are always welcome, so come along and visit us. Refreshments are available. Thank you for visiting this site. We would love to see you in person ...'

Category Barnsley
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'Meetings are held on an irregular basis ... All are welcome, and entry is free.'

ALERT At Review: ‘Closure of Trust’.

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'The Society usually meets ... every month from September until April on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday (unless this falls close to a public holiday). The meetings start at 7.30 pm.'

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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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Meetings 'held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7.30 pm'.

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'We meet every Monday evening from October to April, so come along and see what we do.'

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'Monthly indoor meetings held throughout the winter at Shipley library, providing a varied and stimulating programme of talks, lectures, slide shows and workshop demonstrations.'

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'Monday evening meetings take place on the third Monday of each month; Thursday morning meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month.'

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Usually monthly meetings, either in the mornings or in the evenings.

Category Bradford
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'Members can ... attend the meetings of a range of interest groups which meet regularly in the Library's JB Priestley Room. Those seeking a quiet few moments or who share an interest in books, local history, gardening, Bridge, the Brontes, poetry or the Great War will find like-minded members who enjoy the social contact the Library generates.'

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'Group meetings are held on the first Tuesday in each month ... and commence at 7.30 pm ... We normally have a guest speaker. Meetings also include reports of recent local bird sightings as well as the opportunity to socialise with other local birders. Any non-member or guest is also welcome but they will be charged a small fee when there is a guest speaker.'

Category Bradford
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'Meetings are on Thursdays at 7.30 pm, from September to May ... If you are interested, please come along. There is no obligation to join straight away.'

Category Bradford
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Meet 'at 7.30 pm on alternate Wednesdays ... Usually 30-or-so members are in attendance for each meeting, which may comprise a slide or film show, quiz or discussion'.

Category Bradford
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'Monthly programme of meetings from October to April provides an opportunity for everyone with an interest in textiles to meet and discuss a range of textile-related topics with an invited speaker.'

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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.'

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Meets 'on the 2nd Monday in the month at 7.30 pm - Each meeting starts with a chat, a cup of tea and a raffle'.

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Category Keighley
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'Brontë Society events take place throughout the year. A Contemporary Arts Programme also takes place at the Brontë Parsonage Museum.

Category Leeds
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Conversations in the Art of Life 'Everyone can talk - All points of view are valid - Statements work better than questions - You set the agenda - Drinking helps.' Monthly on the 4th Tuesday.

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Meets '7.30 pm - 9.30 pm, last Wednesday of every month'.

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Have organized evening meetings every month or two.

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 YPS (Yorkshire Philosophical Society) is pleased to support the ongoing activities of Café Scientifique in York ... Café Scientifique York generally meets on the first Wednesday of each month.'

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'Meetings are held ... at 7.30 pm on the 4th Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated).'

Category York
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'All Meetings take place on the First Wednesday of Every Month (except August) at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm.'

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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!‘

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Weekly meetings, Wednesday evenings.

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'The York Seminars are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for guest speakers to present their current research. The seminars usually take place on Wednesdays during the autumn and spring terms. This year some dates have been added during the summer term.' Enquire about attendance.

Category York
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Department of Computer Science Seminar Series: 'This seminar series brings presentations of leading research to a broad range of researchers within the Department of Computer Science. The seminars are open to the general public and are free of charge. Anyone interested in attending only needs to turn up.'

Category York
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Annual Aylmer Lecture (plus occasional other lectures which might be open to the public): 'Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required'.

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Occasional lectures, under various auspices, including the Mary Wollstonecraft Annual Lecture. Enquire about attendance.

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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'There's so much going on in the Diocese of York. These pages will help you find news and events that you're interested in.'

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Meet 'the last Wednesday of each month, except December'.

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'Meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month ... We try and arrange to have a guest speaker every other meeting.'

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Winter Programme 'All the talks will start at 7.30 pm on Thursday evenings ... New members and visitors are welcome.'

Category Orchid Societies
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Meetings 'are held on the third Sunday of each month from September to July at 2.30 pm. Guest speakers are invited to visit and give illustrated talks on all aspects of orchid growing. Often the speakers are specialist amateur growers who pass on some of their expertise. Sometimes the speakers are from nurseries and they bring plants for sale. At other times, the speakers may be concerned with orchids in the wild. One of the highlights of the year is the plant auction held at the December meeting when members can dispose of surplus plants, and of course buy new plants to replace them'.

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'The East Riding Archaeological Society holds monthly lectures from September to April ... Topics vary from items of local interest to those of national importance.'

Category Beverley
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'The society started in 1982 when a group of women wanted to continue to meet and share their interest in embroidery after forming a friendship during their City and Guilds embroidery course. They also wanted to introduce others to the many delights of embroidery. The society has developed its interests since that time, and now encompasses all forms of textile art, both modern and traditional. To keep abreast of new techniques we invite well known and progressive artists to speak to the group each month.'

Category Religious Belief
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Monthly lectures, Wednesday evenings. Admission is free but by ticket only.

Category York
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'We meet on the occasional Saturday afternoon from 2 pm till 4 pm ... Come and join us. Hear leading speakers on Elgar and hear aspects of his music that you may have never heard. And share your interest and enthusiasm for this mainly self-taught Composer and his wide variety of Music.'

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Meets '1st Sat (2nd Sat Jan) meeting at 10 am & 2 pm (except Aug). Earlier start, Sept and Dec'.

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'Meetings are held ... on the third Saturday of the month, apart from December which is on the second Saturday ... Afternoon TALKS begin at 2 pm (after a short business meeting) finishing by 4 pm with tea/coffee and biscuits.'

Category Scunthorpe
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'Scunthorpe and District Branch welcomes visitors to all our meetings. New members are even more welcome! We meet once a month with a short break in the summer: talks and workshops alternate throughout the programme with extra day long workshops, coach trips and special events fitted in between.'

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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.'

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'Meetings, which consist of talks on local history and other associated subjects, are held on the last Monday of each month from September to March inclusive, together with three outings during the summer period ... Non-members are very welcome; there is a small entrance charge.'

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'Easingwold Rural District Council is long gone but in broad outline its area is still our area of interest. Forest of Galtres Society is a membership organisation. We hold five, sometimes six monthly lectures in the winter ...'

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'During the Autumn and Winter months we run a series of short morning walks followed by an afternoon talk on a linking theme ... In the afternoon an invited speaker, usually a published author or other expert on the topic, will present their own research or insights. Usually speakers bring slides or a powerpoint presentation. You’ll have a chance to ask questions and have a cuppa/biscuit (donations welcome), courtesy of our “tea time volunteers”. There is a small charge for attending talks (£5) which is reduced for Members (£3) – you can join on the day and benefit immediately!' ALERT Formerly the Yorkshire Dales Society.

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'Meetings are held ... on the third Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30 pm.'

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‘The Georgian Society for East Yorkshire is for all those interested in the history and culture of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The society promotes scholarship of subjects relating to the Georgian period and campaigns for the preservation of Georgian Architecture in Hull & East Yorkshire. Society members may participate in lectures and visits to historical sites.‘

Category Military History
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'The Friends [of the Green Howards' Museum] organise a varied annual programme of educational and social activities, including lectures and visits to places of historical and military interest.'

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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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Occasional talks organized by the Friends of Hagg Wood.

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'If you live in Calderdale, West Yorkshire and are interested in keeping bees, producing honey and beeswax, making visits to apiaries or attending talks on beekeeping then this is the place for you.'

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'The society organises an extensive programme of evening meetings from the end of September to May of the following year. These take the form of lectures, slideshows, cine and video presentations, and are provided by invited guests and from within the society's own membership.'

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Occasional talks; also 'our programme of challenging and informative general meetings on a variety of issues relating to the local environment is open to everyone'.

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'Meetings are ... on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, commencing at 7.30 pm.'

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'Meetings are held September to May on Tuesday evenings commencing at 7.30 pm ... You are welcome to attend any meeting as a visitor. Either just come along on the evening or contact ...'

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'All meetings are held ... at 7.15 pm on the second Tuesday in the month, unless stated otherwise. Non Members are very welcome to come along.'

Category Beverley
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'Indoor meetings are held at 7.30 pm ... on the 1st Thursday in the month [excl. August].'

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'Meetings are at 7.30 pm on the 4th Friday of the month from September to June (excluding December).'

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

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'Between October and March, a programme of illustrated lectures, covering countryside and world-wide aspects of natural history, is arranged at intervals of two weeks. These meetings are held on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm ... The programme of meetings is sent out to members in September.'

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'Meetings are held on a monthly basis with lecturers being invited along to speak on a variety of interesting subjects. We organise visits and events for Society members and interested members of the general public ... Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month (but not during August) at 7.30 pm.'

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Meetings are 'held on alternate Fridays from September to May/June ... commencing at 7.30 pm'.

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'We welcome all comers to our Monday evening sessions, which provide entertaining and informative talks throughout the autumn and winter.'

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