Astronomical Societies (152)
Occasional public lectures plus other events which members of the public might be able to attend. Enquire about attendance.
John Porter Memorial Lecture
Liverpool John Moores University
'London meetings are held on either the last Wednesday of each month between 17.30 and 19.30 or the last Saturday of the month between 14.30 and 17.30. No meetings are held in July or August ... Proceedings include papers prepared by members, talks on current topics and observing techniques, and more formal addresses by experts and professionals. The "December" meeting is usually held in the third week of December, when the Association's Christmas Lecture is presented. The Annual Exhibition Meeting is held in June and it is customary for an Ordinary meeting to be held away from London in April and September. Other meetings, including those held outside London, are usually held on Saturdays ... Individual or combined Section meetings are frequently held at venues in various parts of the country.'
George Alcock Memorial Lecture
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'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).'
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Organize a range of Public Open Evenings plus occasional other events open to the public.
University of Cambridge
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'The RAS hosts popular 45-minute lunchtime lectures for non-specialists. Members of the public can listen to leading scientists talk about their work ... starting at 1 pm ... "Friends of the RAS" are encouraged to reserve a seat, subject to availability, by email ... or letter up until 10 am on the day of the lecture. Seats, in the reserved area of the lecture theatre, will be kept until 1255 (when they will be released). Simply turn up before 1255 – but please do sit in the reserved, central, rows! Seats cannot be guaranteed for "Friends" who do not reserve them. However, subject to availability, they will be admitted into the non-reserved seating area or the Council Room (where the lecture will be relayed on a plasma screen). To improve your chance of a seat in the lecture theatre you should arrive before 1245. After 1245 "non-Friends" will be admitted, subject to availability, to the non-reserved seating area or the Council Room. Before 1245 "non-Friends" will be held in a queue o ...
Offer public lectures as part of the 'adults' programme of the Observatory and the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House, Greenwich.
Royal Museums Greenwich
Winter Talks 'Talks will run on Monday evenings from 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm, in the Royal Observatory Edinburgh Lecture Theatre. Booking is not required for the talks, and tickets can be bought on the door. Season tickets will be available from the start of the programme.'
Crawford Lecture Series
Institute for Astronomy [Edinburgh] | UK Astronomy Technology Centre
Space Lecture Series 'Adult evening lectures on the 2nd Weds of the month by visiting speakers, followed by a short planetarium show about this month's sky. We recommend pre-booking or phoning on the day to check availability. No admittance to children under 11 yrs.' Also other lectures and talks ...