A-Z of LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Type of Body: National Association

www.rpsl.org

Visits to the Website642
Open Lectures & Talks

'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.'

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www.sacu.org/events.html

Category:China
Visits to the Website716
Open Lectures & Talks

'We are currently unable to give our normal events listing service. We hope to resume it as soon as we can. If you can help please let us know. ...'

Views of 'Full' Record1101

www.geologistsassociation.org.uk

Visits to the Website1031
Open Lectures & Talks'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'
Also indexedFestival of Geology
Views of 'Full' Record1088

www.osgb.org.uk

Visits to the Website1076
Open Lectures & TalksThe 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 ...'
Views of 'Full' Record1392

www.adleriansociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website1547
Open Lectures & Talks

London Lectures Monthly evening lectures - plus other lectures which might be open to all.

Named Lectures & TalksHertha Orgler Memorial Lecture | Rita Udall Memorial Lecture
Also indexedInstitute for Individual Psychology
Views of 'Full' Record2074

www.alexanderthomsonsociety.org.uk

Category:City of Glasgow
Visits to the Website735
Open Lectures & Talks

Programme of lectures. Alert Other venues might be used - especially during 2017: 'To celebrate the bicentenary of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson‘s birth a programme of events and activities have been planned to take place throughout 2017.'

Views of 'Full' Record1382

www.aeca.org.uk

Category:Christianity
Visits to the Website661
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Named Lectures & TalksConstantinople Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record948

www.achs.org.uk/index.html

Visits to the Website657
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record1481

www.agfhs.org/site/index.php

Visits to the Website746
Open Lectures & Talks'We hold six meetings in London on the second Saturday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October and December). The meetings offer a chance to talk to people in person and to listen to fascinating guest lectures.'
Views of 'Full' Record1435

www.mlfhs.org.uk

Visits to the Website711
Open Lectures & Talks'Our meetings are held on the third Saturday of every month (except December) at 2.0 pm ... when there is an invited speaker, a talk by one of our members, or workshops and discussions.'
Also indexedManchester & Lancashire Family History Society
Views of 'Full' Record1994

www.aba.org.uk

Visits to the Website750
Open Lectures & TalksSeminars in a 'new book-collecting series organised jointly by the Institute of English Studies (London University) and the ABA Educational Trust ... All the seminars will be aimed at a broad audience including book-collectors, book-dealers, historians of all kinds, librarians, indeed at anyone with an interest in collecting any sort of text from the sixth former to the retired professor. The atmosphere will be informal, as will the presentations. We hope and expect that many of the talks will be illustrated by actual examples.'
Also indexedInstitute of English Studies
Views of 'Full' Record744

www.aaschool.ac.uk/PUBLIC/PUBLIC/index.php

Visits to the Website735
Open Lectures & Talks'The AA’s Public Programme is an extensive series of public events dedicated to contemporary architectural culture: exhibitions, members’ events, lectures, seminars, conferences, book launches and publications. Each year architectural theorists and practitioners, writers, performing artists, musicians and art historians are invited to speak at the AA. Whether as part of the series of Evening Lectures or Visiting Theory Seminars or Artist Talks, these events bring together different parts of the school and form an essential component of an AA education.'
Views of 'Full' Record740

www.arnoldbennettsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website968
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks listed.
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asen.ac.uk

Visits to the Website571
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures, usually held at LSE. Most events advertised: 'The event is free and open to all with no ticket required'.
Named Lectures & TalksErnest Gellner Lecture | Obi Igwara Memorial Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record837

www.astrolodge.co.uk

Visits to the Website1423
Open Lectures & TalksUsually weekly lectures, Monday evenings.
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www.austrianphilately.com

Visits to the Website416
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are arranged around the country by APS local groups, but all members - and visitors - are most welcome at all meetings.'
Views of 'Full' Record885

www.clayheritage.org/pages/whatson.htm

Visits to the Website908
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks.
Views of 'Full' Record1191

www.bewicksociety.org/home/diary.html

Visits to the Website774
Open Lectures & Talks'Local and national experts are invited to give talks to the Society on specialist research. The Society also organises introductory talks on Bewick and his work.'
Views of 'Full' Record1171

www.blakesociety.org

Visits to the Website669
Open Lectures & Talks'The Blake Society holds events once a month throughout the year. The Society’s events are free to members unless explicitly indicated. Guests and non-members are welcome to attend.'
Views of 'Full' Record760

www.bafta.org/whats-on/

Visits to the Website623
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record744

www.britishairmailsociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website312
Open Lectures & Talks'As well as regular meetings in London, there are six regional group organisers who arrange several meetings each year in their area.'
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www.britarch.ac.uk/baa/lectures.html

Visits to the Website623
Open Lectures & TalksWinter 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.'
Views of 'Full' Record752

www.britishbuttonsociety.org

Category:Arts & Crafts
Visits to the Website503
Open Lectures & TalksHold occasional national meetings, as well as sponsoring a number of Branches throughout the UK, each of which can organize their own talks. Non-members are welcome at all of the Society's meetings.
Views of 'Full' Record942

www.bis-space.com

Category:Astronomy
Visits to the Website484
Open Lectures & Talks'The BIS holds regular Lectures and Meetings at the BIS HQ ... although occasionally, Lectures and Meetings can be held at other locations (dependent on the specific lecture or meeting).'
Views of 'Full' Record668

www.bsap.org.uk

Visits to the Website610
Open Lectures & Talks'London meetings are held ... at 5.00 for 5.30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise mentioned.'
Views of 'Full' Record1111

www.bsmgp.org.uk/Events/Lectures.htm

Category:Arts & Crafts
Visits to the Website602
Open Lectures & Talks'The British Society of Master Glass Painters is fortunate to attract many eminent speakers on stained and architectural glass from amongst its UK and international membership and beyond. Subjects range from modern to mediaeval, brought to life by the enthusiasm and expertise of historians, conservators and contemporary practitioners ... Membership is available to all those with an interest in stained glass including ... amateur craftspeople and those with a general interest of stained glass.'
Views of 'Full' Record756

bsguk.org

Visits to the Website606
Open Lectures & Talks'There are over 100 branches throughout the country. Most meet on a regular basis and it's a way to meet new and old friends. In addition to meeting people, most branches invite a demonstrator to come along and demonstrate a number of skills or tasks. It's a great way to learn new skills and techniques and learn tips and tricks to make your hobby more enjoyable. Who knows you may even want to get up and do a demonstration yourself - you could be that inspired!'
Views of 'Full' Record729

www.al-bab.com/bys/

Visits to the Website471
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record1005

www.browningsociety.org

Visits to the Website433
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society arranges an annual programme of lectures, visits, etc., in London and elsewhere, as well as publishing the Journal of Browning Studies ... Membership of the Society is open to all. The Society's activities centre on London and the South East, but members who live elsewhere in Britain and overseas are kept in touch through the journal and regular interchanges of news and information.'
Views of 'Full' Record765

www.charlescausleysociety.org

Visits to the Website548
Open Lectures & Talks'Established to promote the literacy legacy of Charles Causley, by organising meetings, talks and walks relating to his works ... Membership is open to all.' Note 'The Charles Causley Society has merged with the Charles Causley Trust. Members of the Society are now members of the Trust.'
Views of 'Full' Record1034

www.cpsl.org.uk

Visits to the Website527
Open Lectures & Talks'Monthly meetings are held in London.'
Views of 'Full' Record1220

www.classicalassociation.org

Visits to the Website750
Open Lectures & TalksLinks to details of CA Branches throughout the UK - some of which have their own website: 'The Classical Association has a number of affiliated organisations to whom we award grants to support Classics in local areas. These "branches" are often (but not always) run out of university Classics departments and events take the form of lectures, play readings and excursions, to name but a few.'
Views of 'Full' Record808

www.thectp.org.uk

Visits to the Website455
Open Lectures & Talks'We enjoy a friendly atmosphere on all Club occasions. Indoor meetings consisting of talks and slide shows are held ... on the last Wednesday of each Winter month, 7.30 for 8.00 pm.'
Views of 'Full' Record1175

www.costumeandtextilesocietyofwales.org.uk

Category:Arts & Crafts
Visits to the Website605
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional talks.
Views of 'Full' Record1360

www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Visits to the Website549
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record923

www.dymockpoets.co.uk/Events.htm

Visits to the Website729
Open Lectures & TalksOfferings to Members by the Friends of the Dymock Poets include 'lectures, poetry readings, social meetings, publications'.
Views of 'Full' Record946

www.earlydancecircle.co.uk

Category:Music & Dance
Visits to the Website992
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Lecture: 'Usually held on the third Friday in February. An eminent speaker is invited to talk on a topic relevant to Early Dance. The aim is to promote Early Dance to a wider audience and to demonstrate that it is a serious field of study. The lecture is followed by an opportunity for informal talk ... This lecture, given in London, is open to all - and free.'
Also indexedEDC Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1542

www.ecclawsoc.org.uk

Category:Christianity
Visits to the Website696
Open Lectures & Talks

Range of lectures: check details.

Named Lectures & TalksLyndwood Lecture | Richard Hooker Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record886

www.ecclsoc.org

Visits to the Website573
Open Lectures & TalksEvents: 'This page lists events organised both by the Ecclesiological Society and other Societies. In one way or another all events are related to churches, their furnishings and use. For events of other Societies, details have been extracted from their published programmes, and enquiries should be addressed to the organisation in question, not to us.'
Views of 'Full' Record1388

www.ehs.org.uk

Visits to the Website1102
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Tawney Lecture, usually as part of Annual Conference. Enquire about attendance.
Online Lectures & TalksOffer a range of podcasts, including of the Tawney Lectures.
Named Lectures & TalksTawney Memorial Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record881

www.edwinwaughdialectsociety.com

Visits to the Website529
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month from October to the following April ... commencing at 7.30 pm prompt ... Why not come and visit us at one of our meetings? Tha'll find a gradely welcome theer. Then if you'd like to join us afterwards, we'll be more than happy to welcome you as a member.'
Views of 'Full' Record972

www.ees.ac.uk/events/index.html

Category:Egypt
Visits to the Website1016
Open Lectures & TalksOffer reasonably priced all-day seminars, open to members, plus occasional free seminars.
Views of 'Full' Record646

egyptology-scotland.squarespace.com

Category:Egypt
Visits to the Website751
Open Lectures & Talks'Our annual lecture programme aims to provide members with access to the latest developments in the field of Egyptology and our events include group visits, members’ nights and hieroglyph workshops etc.'
Views of 'Full' Record1919

elgar.org/elgarsoc/

Category:Elgar Society
Visits to the Website439
Open Lectures & Talks

'Most Society activities are organised throughout the year by the Society's regional branches. Most branches hold regular meetings, often with eminent speakers including leading biographers and conductors, as well as occasional weekend events such as visits and meetings with other music and record societies.'

Views of 'Full' Record725

www.embroiderersguild.com

Visits to the Website450
Open Lectures & TalksEmbroidery and textiles events and listings.
Views of 'Full' Record696

www.englishgoethesociety.org/Programme.html

Visits to the Website491
Open Lectures & Talks'The EGS is a learned society in the broadest sense of the term, and its members come from all walks of life. New members, guests and visitors are always welcome at our meetings.'
Views of 'Full' Record735

www.fwharveysociety.co.uk

Visits to the Website676
Open Lectures & TalksObjectives of the Society include: ' To ensure the legacy of F.W. Harvey is remembered through performances, discussions, lectures and publications about his life and work and inform young people about him through formal and informal education.'
Views of 'Full' Record1238

www.fcps.org.uk

Visits to the Website358
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society provides an extensive programme of meetings in several locations, holds an annual Philatelic Weekend, publishes a well regarded and authoritative Journal and series of monographs, and operates two thriving exchange packets and an Auction. It is a friendly and informal group to which new members are always made most welcome.'
Views of 'Full' Record1061

www.franco-british-society.org

Category:France
Visits to the Website607
Open Lectures & TalksLunchtime talks every 1-2 months, plus a wide range of other events. Typically: 'Tickets are £15 to include refreshments'. (Some lectures are 'private'.)
Views of 'Full' Record778

www.thefrenchporcelainsociety.com

Category:Arts & Crafts
Visits to the Website766
Open Lectures & Talks'The society was established in 1984 by a group of collectors, museum curators, dealers, auction specialists and enthusiasts with the purpose of furthering the study and appreciation of French porcelain of all periods. We fulfil these aims with an active programme of lectures, symposia and visits to collections in England and abroad. We produce a scholarly journal and regular newsletters. The society is open to all.'
Views of 'Full' Record1284

gsi.org.uk

Category:Scotland
Visits to the Website1244
Open Lectures & TalksFortnightly meetings, Friday evenings: 'All meetings begin at 7.30 pm. Please note that the talks at meetings marked ‘♯’ will be in Gaelic.'
Also indexedComunn Gàidhlig Inbhir
Views of 'Full' Record1856

www.germanphilately.org

Visits to the Website399
Open Lectures & TalksDetails of meetings at the Society's various Regional and Study Groups.
Views of 'Full' Record988

www.gilbertandsullivansociety.org.uk/listEvents.php

Visits to the Website597
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures and talks, various days and times.
Views of 'Full' Record678

www.gbps.org.uk

Visits to the Website387
Open Lectures & Talks

Monthly meetings, usually Saturdays in Central London.

Views of 'Full' Record708

www.hansardsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website424
Open Lectures & Talks

Regular lectures, debates, discussion, etc - often in collaboration with other bodies.

Views of 'Full' Record471

www.hardy-plant.org.uk/index.php

Visits to the Website526
Open Lectures & Talks'Each year the society organises several national events, all hosted by a local group, which are open to members. These vary from study days on specific hardy plant genera to a Summer Gardens day, usually held in June or July and either an Autumn Weekend of Garden visits or a late Summer study day. These events give members the opportunity to meet fellow enthusiasts from other parts of the country, to learn about specific plant families and to visit gardens that are not generally open to the public.'
Views of 'Full' Record672

www.harveiansocietyoflondon.btck.co.uk

Visits to the Website516
Open Lectures & Talks'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,'
Named Lectures & TalksHarvey Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1145

www.ucl.ac.uk/hazlitt-society

Visits to the Website358
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional events, currently including an Annual Lecture and a Day School.
Views of 'Full' Record1256

www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk

Category:Heraldry
Visits to the Website455
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society runs various events throughout the year, here at home in the UK and overseas. They range through illustrated talks, lectures, visits to heraldic locations and various other events and activities ... Ordinary Membership is open to all people interested in matters falling within the main aims and objects of the Society.'
Named Lectures & TalksSaint Andrew Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record640

www.theheraldrysociety.com/currentprogramme.htm

Category:Heraldry
Visits to the Website439
Open Lectures & Talks'A series of lectures and social events are organised each year.'
Named Lectures & TalksMark Elvins Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record583

www.history.org.uk/events/

Visits to the Website915
Open Lectures & TalksYou can search for events in a particular region or organized by a specific HA Branch: 'There are over 50 Branches of The Historical Association throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, offering a broad range of lectures, seminars, events and visits.' Most events are for Association members, but there are occasional 'public' offerings.
Views of 'Full' Record739

www.hmrs.org.uk/areagroups/index.php

Visits to the Website913
Open Lectures & Talks'Has a number of Area Groups operating in various parts of the UK that hold events throughout the year. These may be talks, demonstrations, visits or just social occasions and offer an excellent method of getting to know HMRS members and finding out more about the Society. Being an educational charity, all the meetings are open without charge to visitors; so come along, introduce yourself and find what we can offer you.'
Views of 'Full' Record680

www.cymmrodorion.org

Category:Wales
Visits to the Website557
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Named Lectures & TalksSir T H Parry-Williams Memorial Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1037

www.howardleague.org

Category:Law & Society
Visits to the Website325
Open Lectures & TalksThe Howard League Parmoor Lecture: 'The event is free to attend, but you are invited to make a donation to cover the charity's costs. Please give generously.' Occasional other public lectures and talks.
Named Lectures & TalksParmoor Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record767

www.huguenotsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website745
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society holds four meetings a year in central London at which a paper on a Huguenot subject is read... The meetings provide members with the opportunity to socialise and meet other people with interests in common ... Lectures are open to members of the public free of charge, but names must be registered in advance with the Hon Secretary as places may not always be available.'
Also indexedHuguenot Library
Views of 'Full' Record1229

www.indiastudycircle.org

Visits to the Website802
Open Lectures & TalksWinter programme of meetings, about every two months.
Views of 'Full' Record1124

www.waterways.org.uk/regions_branches/regions_branches

Visits to the Website1049
Open Lectures & Talks'IWA is organised through a network of 8 Regions and 33 local Branches. Branches hold regular meetings with talks, slide shows, open evenings etc., and most produce a local newsletter or magazine.'
Views of 'Full' Record970

www.ima.org.uk

Visits to the Website627
Open Lectures & Talks'Branches are important in helping the Institute meet its charitable objectives, but they also provide networking opportunities for members. Established branches regularly hold talks by respected mathematicians, usually without charge, which are open to members and non-members.'
Views of 'Full' Record619

www.iransociety.org

Category:Iran
Visits to the Website733
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record695

www.ivorgurney.org.uk

Visits to the Website788
Open Lectures & Talks'Society events are normally held each spring, where talks and recitals enable members to explore Gurney's verse and music.'
Views of 'Full' Record769

www.jbpriestleysociety.com

Visits to the Website1122
Open Lectures & TalksAims of the Society include 'to hold lectures, seminars or other events, and to exhibit films or video-cassettes either separately or in conjunction with such events'.
Views of 'Full' Record2427

www.janeaustensoci.freeuk.com

Visits to the Website1008
Open Lectures & TalksEvents of the Society and related events elsewhere.
Views of 'Full' Record1014

www.japansociety.org.uk/upcoming-events/

Category:Japan
Visits to the Website1941
Open Lectures & Talks'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.
Views of 'Full' Record1160

www.jgs.org.uk

Visits to the Website1077
Open Lectures & Talks'Through regional groups, The Japanese Garden Society meets at various UK locations throughout the year. Meetings vary from informal evening lectures to weekend events, with exhibits from members representing both amateur and professional sectors ... Currently we have Regional groups in the: Southeast; Southwest; Northwest; Midlands; Yorkshire and Humber.'
Named Lectures & TalksMaureen Busby Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record1390

www.jhse.org/content/events

Visits to the Website690
Open Lectures & Talks'Knowledgeable speakers deliver talks on Jewish history for each branch of the Society. A small entrance fee may be charged to cover light refreshments either before or after the talk, to which both members of the Society and non-members are invited to attend.'
Views of 'Full' Record998

johnclaresociety.wordpress.com

Category:Peterborough
Visits to the Website311
Open Lectures & Talks

'The Society was founded in 1981 to promote a wider and deeper knowledge of this remarkable poet. It currently has about 550 members worldwide. We publish a newsletter three times a year, and a peer reviewed journal once a year (received at the end of the subscription year). On the weekend nearest to Clare’s birthdate (July 13th) members and friends gather for our annual festival in Helpston, Clare’s birthplace. The festival is open to everyone – you do not have to be a member or a member’s guest in order to attend ...'

Also indexedJohn Clare Society Festival
Views of 'Full' Record753

www.katherineswynfordsociety.org.uk

Visits to the Website1076
Open Lectures & Talks'Organizes a series of occasional indoor lectures in the winter.'
Views of 'Full' Record1999

www.kipling.org.uk

Visits to the Website290
Open Lectures & TalksActivities include 'arranging a regular programme of lectures in London, and a formal Annual Luncheon with a Guest Speaker'.
Views of 'Full' Record763

www.bbk.ac.uk/hosted/leonardo/

Visits to the Website691
Open Lectures & TalksAnnual Lecture, organized alongside their AGM: 'Both the AGM and the lecture are open to the public.'
Views of 'Full' Record799

www.lrta.org/meets.html

Category:Railway History
Visits to the Website422
Open Lectures & TalksMonthly calendar of Meetings of the Association's regional/area groups, and of those of related societies.
Also indexedTramway & Light Railway Society
Views of 'Full' Record829

www.linnean.org

Visits to the Website539
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
Views of 'Full' Record1162

livingliteraturesociety.wordpress.com

Visits to the Website379
Open Lectures & Talks'Our events diary will be interspersed with a variety of quality, yet informal literary events, ranging from talks on modern English novels by well-known authors of 21st century fiction and non-fiction to walks and visits to the favourite haunts of the great writers and the characters that crop up in their novels ...'
Views of 'Full' Record720

www.llafur.org/indexe.htm

Category:Social History
Visits to the Website632
Open Lectures & TalksOccasional lectures.
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www.lcgb.org.uk

Visits to the Website867
Open Lectures & Talks'All branches have their own web pages which list their ... programme, address and times of meetings ... Members and visitors are welcome.'
Views of 'Full' Record885

www.lms.ac.uk

Visits to the Website480
Open Lectures & Talks'Society Meetings are held at least five times during the year, including the Annual General Meeting of the Society which takes place each November. Meetings include formal business of the Society such as elections and admissions, as well as lectures intended for a broad mathematical audience. The London Mathematical Society Popular Lectures present exciting topics in mathematics (and its applications) to a wide audience. Each year, the LMS Popular Lectures feature two lecturers, who have been chosen for their mathematical distinction. Usually, there is one pure mathematician and one applied mathematician. The lectures are suitable for all who have an interest in mathematics ... The Popular Lectures is a free annual event held during either June or July in London and repeated in late September at one other UK venue; for the past few years, this has been Birmingham University.'
Views of 'Full' Record841

lurs.org.uk/meetings.htm

Category:Railway History
Visits to the Website614
Open Lectures & Talks'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.'
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www.mgncircle.org.uk

Category:Railway History
Visits to the Website791
Open Lectures & Talks'The Circle holds a number of open meetings at venues across the territory formerly served by the line. Speakers include former railwaymen who are able to recount their memories of the old line and others who have studied aspects of its history.'
Also indexedMidland & Great Northern Joint Railway | North Norfolk Railway
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margaretrope.wordpress.com

Category:Arts & Crafts
Visits to the Website178
Open Lectures & Talks

Can feature details of lectures and talks about "Marga", one of the great "Later Arts & Crafts Movement" stained-glass artists, her main career being from 1910-1930. Her works can be seen in churches across three continents, and in museums in America.

Views of 'Full' Record724

www.marlowe-society.org/index.html

Category:Drama & Theatre
Visits to the Website625
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society continues to hold periodic meetings for debate, lectures, play- and poetry-readings, as well as organising theatre visits and outings to places of historic interest connected with Marlowe. These meetings are usually held four times a year somewhere in or near London - typically in February, May, August, and November.'
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www.themeridiansociety.org.uk

Category:China
Visits to the Website511
Open Lectures & Talks'We run a lively and diverse programme of events and activities to appeal to audiences of all ages, tastes and backgrounds, including people of Chinese origin who wish to learn more about their own cultural heritage, as well as members of the general public wishing to gain a deeper insight into China’s ancient civilisation and contemporary society. Regular activities include: talks on various aspects of Chinese culture ...'
Views of 'Full' Record1131

preservation.watercressline.co.uk/groups

Category:Railway History
Visits to the Website306
Open Lectures & Talks'The Mid-Hants Railway Preservation Society has eight Regional Groups that hold regular social gatherings each month in the South of England ... Speakers are invited each month to give talks, slideshows, films or videos on a wide range of transport-related topics, not just railways.'
Also indexedWatercress Line
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www.mhra.org.uk

Visits to the Website647
Open Lectures & TalksHave in the past held a Presidential Address at their AGM.
Views of 'Full' Record652

www.mcofs.org.uk/home.asp

Visits to the Website476
Open Lectures & Talks'The MCofS Winter Lecture Series is free of charge and open to all.'
Also indexedTiso | Buff
Views of 'Full' Record855

themurielsparksociety.blogspot.com

Visits to the Website499
Open Lectures & Talks'In November the annual Muriel Spark Society Lecture is given at the National Library of Scotland. These lectures always sell out weeks before the event because it is open to the public but Spark Society members have priority booking. Speakers are always prestigious writers or academics and have included Martin Stannard, Alan Taylor, Denise Mina and Toby Litt.' Also: 'The committee organises a varied programme of events, including talks by eminent speakers, and an annual lunch in January or February to commemorate Dame Muriel's birthday.'
Views of 'Full' Record1686

www.auriculas.org.uk

Visits to the Website865
Open Lectures & TalksThis the website of the Society's Northern Section - but it also gives access, via the section 'Local Groups', to some details of other Society Sections.
Views of 'Full' Record1760

www.nzstamps.org.uk/nzsgb/

Visits to the Website429
Open Lectures & Talks'Meetings are held in London every two months and, in addition, Regional Groups meet in the North West, the Midlands, the West of England and in Scotland.'
Views of 'Full' Record621

newcomen.com

Visits to the Website472
Open Lectures & TalksEach of the seven UK Branches normally arranges a winter programme of lectures and related events.
Views of 'Full' Record608

newcomen.com

Visits to the Website906
Open Lectures & Talks'The Midland Branch of the Newcomen Society holds evening lectures through the Winter within the Thinktank Theatre on Level 2 of Millennium Point ... Lectures take place at 7.00pm on the first Wednesday of every month ... Entry is free and non-members are as welcome as members.'
Also indexedInternational Society for the History of Engineering and Technology
Views of 'Full' Record1151

www.northumbrianjacobites.org.uk/index.php

Visits to the Website662
Open Lectures & Talks'The Society is non-political and non-denominational; it is entirely an historical and social organisation. A programme of occasional talks, visits, events and social activities, including a Society Dinner, will be arranged annually, and Members will receive the Society’s Journal, The Fifteen, and regular newsletters ... Applications to become Members of the Society are welcomed from all those who share an interest in this important aspect of Northumbrian history.'
Views of 'Full' Record1824

www.northumbriana.org.uk

Visits to the Website374
Open Lectures & TalksOrganize the Annual Roland Bibby Memorial Lecture. Also: 'Branch Meetings are held in Newcastle and Hexham every month or so, with guest speakers and performers'.
Named Lectures & TalksRoland Bibby Memorial Lecture
Views of 'Full' Record699

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