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VISIT the List of  The Arts Society Groups which were advertising forthcoming live Lectures and Talks Online when their Records were reviewed.

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'Become part of our network of over 90,000 people worldwide - brought together through a shared curiosity for the arts and our artistic heritage. The Arts Society offers enjoyable opportunities to discover and support the arts of yesterday, today and tomorrow, wherever you are. Our events provide welcoming places – locally, nationally and globally – to hear excellent lecturers share their specialist knowledge about the arts.'

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'Consists of 15 Societies and is one of the smallest areas geographically with a great concentration of very active societies.'

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'We are now called The Arts Society, a name and brand that more clearly represents who we are and what we do. It communicates the broad nature of the lecture topics which now incorporate all the arts, and makes a strong statement about our role in the community and wider society. The monogram, with interlocking A and S, communicates a value at the heart of the organisation connecting people to the arts and to each other.'

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'A great way to expand your knowledge of the arts, as well as having fun helping to conserve our heritage. Look at our podcasts. We’d love to entice you in!'

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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 ...'

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'From Chichester in the west to Hastings in the east there are twenty four individual Societies in The Arts Society Sussex Area further details of which can be found in the Societies section. Our Societies bring together groups of like minded individuals through regular meetings, lectures by top experts. study days, visits, tours and a number of volunteering activities including Church Recording, Heritage Volunteering and our Young Arts programmes.'

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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.'

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'There are currently 22 Societies including South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, Bristol and Malmesbury, further details of which can be found in the Societies section.'

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'From the Welsh borders to Warwickshire and Staffordshire, there are 16 individual societies in the West Midlands Area, further details of which can be found in the Societies section.'

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'One of eighteen areas within the UK. It provides a link between The Arts Society centrally and the eighteen local Societies within our defined area. There are about 4500 members collectively in the Societies of West Surrey Area.'

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'Based near Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire in the village of Potten End. We actively promote knowledge for the education, appreciation and study of the decorative and fine arts through regular monthly lectures, study days, day long visits and residential tours.' Morning lectures are on the last Wednesday of the month; there are also now a series of Evening lectures.

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'Our members enjoy a programme of 10 lectures a year on the decorative and fine arts in the widest sense ... We have two membership groups, Afternoon and Evening, with lectures as 2.30 pm and 7.00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month from September to June ... The capacity of our lecture theatre sets the limit of our membership. Our annual membership renewal is in July/August. Those who apply for membership outside this time are offered Temporary Membership ... EDFAS is a member society of The Arts Society ... With c. 900 members EDFAS is the largest member society of The Arts Society.'

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'We have over 330 members and we meet monthly from September to May ... for hour long lectures on a wide variety of topics related to fine arts.' ALERT Website unavailable at Review: Linked to Headquarters Site of The Arts Society (the new name for NADFAS).

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'Holds ten evening lectures during the year at 8pm (preceded by a glass of wine) on the second Tuesday of the month ... The lectures cover a wide range of subjects from individual artists to art movements through to music, architecture and the decorative arts. A précis appears in our quarterly Newsletter so you should have an idea of the content of the evening in advance ... Unlike many societies we do not have a waiting list, being fortunate in the size of our meeting venue which is the limiting factor for many groups. Guests are welcome at our lectures (on payment of a small fee).'

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'The Society meets on the second Wednesday of the month from September to May at 11 am, in Appleby Market Hall. Coffee is available from 10.15 am ... Guests are very welcome. The guest fee is £6.00 per lecture and this is taken as the joining fee is a subscription is subsequently paid.'

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'Lectures are held at 11.00 am usually on the last Thursdays of September, October, November, January, February, March, April, May and June. A special lecture is sometimes arranged in July.'

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'Except for the months of August and December The Arts Society Arun presents the lectures at meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of the month ... Meetings begin promptly at 10:20am preceded by doors opening at 9:45am with refreshments until 10:10am.  Members’ guests are welcome on payment of £6 – please book in with the Membership Secretary on the door. Additionally a number of our members engage in voluntary work supporting Young Arts, Heritage Projects around Sussex and Church Recording.'

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'Lecture meetings take place every third Tuesday of the month (except July and August), at 10.30 am for coffee.'

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‘We meet on the last Thursday of every month ... In addition to our monthly meetings we organise coach outings to historic houses, gardens, art galleries etc. We have a special relationship with Missenden Abbey and have discounted rates for study days. We support Heritage volunteers. We foster the interest of young people in Young Arts. (’Ballinger is a hamlet and common in the parish of Great Missenden, in Buckinghamshire, England. It is situated in the nearby Chiltern Hills, close to the border with the parish of Chesham.’ [Wikipedia])

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'The Arts Society Bath promotes its aims through lectures, (nine per season running from October to June), on fine and decorative arts in the widest sense and through Special Interest Days, as well as visits and trips away. We also promote arts for the young through Young Arts and the not so young in Community Arts. Our members are also involved in other volunteering activities such as Church Recording and Heritage Volunteers.'

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'The Society meets on the second Monday of the month (Sept - June).' There might be a Waiting List for Membership.  ALERT Website not accessible at Review.

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'Provides residents of Beckenham and the surrounding area with access to a wide range of artistic experiences through morning lectures, study days and cultural visits and tours.'

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'Our society usually meets in the afternoons of the third Monday of the month ... We also run Special Interest Days in which subjects are studied in greater depth ... We organise Visits to historical and cultural venues, and most years we organise a 4-5 day home or overseas Tour. This programme gives our members many opportunities to catch up with old friends, meet new people and visit new places.'

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Typically, each year, 'have organised a series of nine lectures. Most are held on the second or third Wednesday of the month, depending on the CBSO use of their Centre'.

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'Meets on the second Tuesday of each month (excluding August and January) ... Lectures start at 10.45 am and coffee /tea is served from 10.00 am.'

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'All meetings are on the 4th Thursday of each month (EXCEPT AUGUST AND DECEMBER) , and start at 2 p.m. with tea and coffee, and lectures at 2.30.'

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'We meet on the first Thursday monthly ... between October and July at 11am for coffee prior to the start of the lecture at 11.30am.'

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'Lectures take place ... normally on the third Monday of the month between September and June each year.'

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'Our meetings are held ... on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Doors open at 6.45pm for light refreshments prior to the lecture at 7.30pm. There are no meetings in August or December.'

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'We promote the aims of The Arts Society by: arranging lecture and study days for members; organising occasional outings and visits to private houses, gardens, museums and exhibitions; organising occasional longer trips – to another region of the UK, or overseas to an area of artistic and cultural interest; promoting volunteer activities such a Heritage Volunteers, Church Recorders & Young Arts.'

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'We have about 150 members and don’t have a waiting list – new members are very welcome. We meet every month except August and December on a Wednesday evening.'

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Meets on the first Tuesday of the Month (excluding July, August and September) at 10.15 for 10.45 am (Coffee is served from 10.00 am to 10.30 am).

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'We are a group of over 300 people who meet monthly from September through to May for lectures on the Decorative and Fine Arts. Our lectures take place ... usually on the second Tuesday of the month  ... We welcome guests for a small donation (typically £6).'

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'We have nine illustrated lectures per year, covering a broad range of topics. We meet in the evening, and our lectures commence at 7.45 pm, generally finishing at about 9.15 pm.'

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'Lectures usually take place at 2.30pm on the third Wednesday of the month.'

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'We meet ... from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm on the 4th Wednesday of each month with the exception of August and December.'

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'The Society’s year begins in October and ends in June. Lectures are held in Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, which has theatre style seating so that members can enjoy the images which accompany the lectures. Because of the limited size of the hall however, only members of TAS Cambridge may attend without registering; guests must register with the membership secretary at least 48 hours before a lecture.'

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'We meet on the second Monday of the month [September - May] at 7.15 pm ... Doors open at 6.30pm.'

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'Started in 1973 as the Canterbury Decorative and Fine Arts Society to provide those who live in and around Canterbury with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the arts. The name changed in 2018 to match the National rebranding. We provide a programme of illustrated lectures, visits to museums, galleries and country houses supported by an annual study day and trips in the UK and abroad.'

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'We meet ... on the third Monday evening of each month, except August and December ... Coffee and Registration in the foyer from 6.30 pm until 7.15 pm when notices and information are given in the lecture hall before the hour long lecture, which starts at 7.30 pm and is followed by questions and discussion.'

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'All lectures are held at 2 pm ... on the second Thursday of each month except for July, August and December.'

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'8 lectures each year, during September - November and January - May ... There is often a waiting list for membership. To join the list and apply for membership, please download and return the application form.'

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'We hold afternoon lectures at 2.00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month ... The lectures cover everything from individual artists to art movements such as Impressionism through to music and the decorative arts ... We also meet for occasional full day lectures on areas of special interest.'

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'We organise lectures on the second Tuesday evening of each month from September to June.'

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'The monthly Lectures are held ... on the fourth Thursday of the month, starting promptly at 10.30 am.'

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'Covering not only Chipstead but also Banstead, Nork, Woodmansterne and the surrounding areas.'

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Monthly morning meetings (10 Lectures).

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'Lectures are held regularly on the fourth Wednesday of each month except in August and December. We have two identical meetings on the same day which gives members welcome flexibility should they be unable to attend their usual session. Afternoon meetings begin at 1.45 pm and evening meetings at 8.00 pm.'

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'We have monthly lectures (excluding August and December) with speakers covering a variety of subjects. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month, with the lecture starting at 10.45 with tea or coffee available from 10.00 beforehand.'

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'Meets 8 times a year for lectures (every third Thursday in the month except at holiday seasons).'

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'We hold monthly lectures between October and June on the second Monday afternoon of each month (except public holidays) starting at 2.30 pm ... The series of nine lectures (from October to June) is available by subscription only and costs £40 ... There is currently no joining fee. Guests of DAKFAS members are welcome to attend a lecture for £6 but are limited to three visits during the lecture series.'

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'Membership entitles you to nine illustrated lectures a year (usually on the first Tuesday of the month, January to June, October to December) at 7.15 pm.'

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'Our series of lectures, which go from September to June each year, are held on the third Tuesday of the month ... from 13.30 ... We are a lively and active society - but please come along and see for yourself. New members are always welcome. Just come along to a lecture, announce yourself to the stewards at the door and for just £5.00 you can get a taste of what you are missing.'

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‘Members enjoy 10 evening lectures from October to July on the second Thursday of the month. You can come to lectures as a temporary member paying a voluntary donation ... No need to book - just turn up. We're a sociable, friendly group and welcome new members. There is no waiting list.’

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'Throughout the winter there is an interesting programme of lectures given by international experts on subjects such as paintings, china, furniture and fabric conservation ... Lectures are on the second Tuesday of the month at 11.00 am ... Guests are welcome at a cost of £6 per person. Coffee and tea will be available.'

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'Meets on the second Tuesday of each month from September to June each year. The doors open at 10 am and lectures start promptly at 11 am finishing at approximately 12 noon ... The venue has licensed catering facilities and morning tea & coffee is available before the lectures. Lunch after the lectures can be ordered in advance.' May well be a Waiting List for membership.

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'Lectures are held ... on the last Thursday of each month, though there are no lectures in July, August or December. Lecutres start at 10.30 am, preceded by coffee from 10 am, and guests are welcome. Also displayed on lecture days is our substantial library of books about the Arts available for loan to members.'

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'Lecture meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10.50 am - 12.00 noon.'

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'Members meet on the last Wednesday evening of the month ... We arrive from 7.00 pm giving an opportunity to meet fellow members, check notices and to note planned visits and tours. A bar is available. The meeting starts at 7.45 pm. Meetings are not held in December, July and August.'

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'Started in 2001 to provide local residents with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the arts ... We meet on the second Wednesday of the month from September through until June.'

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'Our meetings start at 7.30 pm on the third Thursday of the month for nine months of the membership year. (We don't meet in July, August or December).

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'Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month ... Doors open at 7.00 pm and lectures begin at 7.45 pm ... We are currently able to accommodate a few more new members who will have the opportunity to enjoy the monthly lectures and participate in our other society activities.'

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'Meets on the first Wednesday of the month ... The lectures commence at 10.30 am and the doors open at 10 am.'

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'Lectures take place ... normally on the second Wednesday of the month between September and May each year. They start at 8 pm unless stated otherwise. The doors open at 7 pm when coffee and drinks are available.'

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'Lectures are held ... on the second Thursday of each month from October to June, starting at 10.45 a.m.' Usually a Waiting List for Membership.

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'Has around 200 members, drawn from different walks of life and from a large geographical area stretching from Barnstaple to Taunton. In addition to their intrinsic value, our lectures and special interest days play a valuable role in bringing like-minded people together from all parts of that wide rural catchment.'

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'We meet ... from 9.45 am for the lecture at 10.30 am, typically on the second Friday of the month; our programme year begins in September and our AGM is held in June.'

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'TAS Farnham is one of the largest Decorative and Fine Arts Societies in the UK with 10 lectures a year on the third Tuesday of each month, except July and August. Meetings are held at 10.30 in the Great Hall of the Maltings which seats 400 people.'

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'We meet ... on 4th Wednesday of the month January to June & September to December.'

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'We meet on the fourth Thursday of each month (except for July, August and December). Coffee is served from 10.20 am and is followed by the lecture that finishes at mid-day. Each year we have one evening lecture at which dinner is served.'

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‘Meetings are held at 2.00pm ... on the second Tuesday of each month from October to July.’

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'Lectures take place at 2 pm on the first Wednesday of the month from October through to July.'

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'We are one of the largest societies with almost 500 members divided into morning and afternoon sessions. Each year we organise nine lectures, two Days of Special Interest, two Cultural Tours (one at home and one abroad) and four day-visits.'

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'Founded as Glaven Valley DFAS in 1989 and has about 270 members. We meet in the afternoon on the 3rd Tuesday of each month except July, August and December. We normally meet in Cley on the North Norfolk coast whose most notable landmark is Cley Mill that forms part of our logo. The area is a holiday paradise and the part around Cley and neighbouring Salthouse is prime bird watching territory. In addition to our monthly meetings we also have a programme of visits and study days.'

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'We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month – the morning session begins at 10.45 am and the afternoon session at 2.30 pm.'

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'Our most important activity is the programme of nine lectures a year held on Tuesday mornings ... Because space in the Wolfson Theatre at Churchill is limited the lectures are only open to members and their guests.'

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'Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month commencing at 10.50 am in the excellent facilities of the Guildhall Theatre. Refreshments before and after the meeting may be purchased at the Guildhall Café.'

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'We meet on the second Tuesday in the month except July when we meet on the first Tuesday in the month. There are no meetings in August or December.'

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'Meets monthly for interesting talks on a wide variety of arts subjects. The lecturers have the finest credentials in their specialist fields. There are ten lectures each year (January to June and September to December) held at 2 pm on the first Thursday of the month ... Tea and biscuits are served after each meeting so that members can discuss the lecture and enjoy the company of other members.'

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'The Society meets ... on the second Monday of each month except April and August. Lectures begin promptly at 8 pm.'

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Meetings 'second Wednesday of each month (except July and August)'.

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'The Arts Society Guildford Wey Valley aims to be friendly and inclusive. Visitors are made very welcome ... The heart of our annual programme is ten illustrated lectures by well-qualified specialists. These are held on the 3rd Thursday morning of every month except July and August. Additionally, Study Days look at a subject more widely or deeply over 2 or 3 lectures separated by a convivial light lunch. Visits to places of interest or exhibitions are equally popular and a 3 night-4 day Tour is made each year.'

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'The Society meets once a month on a Thursday morning ... There are no meetings in April, August and December. Each meeting consists of a lecture on a wide range of art related topics given by an approved NADFAS lecturer ... There is a waiting list to join the society. Membership is offered in early April when spaces may become available. The annual lecture programme begins each May ... Guests are welcome by prior arrangement with the Membership Secretary ... Guest/Associate member fee is £6 per lecture.'

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'Membership includes attendance at the 10 lectures arranged each year and the opportunity to join visits, study days and other events. We welcome applications for membership and prospective members are invited to contact the Secretary ... We have a short waiting list but membership is generally offered within a year. The committee would like to draw members’ attention to clause 4(f) of our constitution:- “If any ordinary member shall not attend at least two lectures of the Society in any one year commencing 1 August, that member shall be deemed to have resigned from the Society".'

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Meet '2nd Thursday of the month between 10.30 am and 12.00 pm'.

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'Meetings take place ... on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of each month, from September to June, at 2.00 for 2.15 pm.'

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'Meetings are at 10.45 am on the second Tuesday of each month, except July and August.'

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'We meet monthly, in our case on the last Tuesday in the month, to hear illustrated lectures about an amazing variety of subjects, all to do with the arts, and that includes painting, architecture, sculpture, music, photography, jewellery, costume, posters … Our society is known for its friendliness. Before the lecture we have coffee together, and that is when we meet old friends and get to know new ones.'

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'Lectures are held on the Second Tuesday of each month starting at 2.00 pm except the September Study Day.'

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'Meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August and December) ... Lectures commence at 10.30 am but doors open from 9.45 am for those who want to come in earlier for a chat with friends and a cup of coffee.'

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'Illustrated lectures are held (from September until June) on the second Wednesday of each month at 2.30 pm.'

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'Our annual programme runs from September to June, offering 10 lectures on a wide variety of arts related subjects. Lecturers are selected from The Arts Society directory of speakers and are chosen for their expertise and their ability to entertain and inform.'

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'A two lecture society with a membership of over 250 ... Lectures are held in the morning and afternoon, normally on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 1100 and 1400. Doors open at 10.15 and 13.30.'

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