>>> Locate >>> UK
Access to details of currently about 60 UK-based local cafés.
'Our community cafe science programmes represent one of the biggest initiatives of its type in the UK. With several topics and speakers featuring each month, there is sure to be something to interest everyone. What's more, most events are free (though some require booking). All are pitched at a very accessible level and give ample time for audience questions and discussion.'
University of Aberdeen | Café Philosophique | Café MED | Café Scientifique Inverurie
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Bangor
'Events are usually on the first Wednesday of the month.'
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
The Tea Bar, 9-13 London Street, Top of Town, Basingstoke, Basingstoke & Deane, RG21 7NT, South Eastwww.cafesci-basingstoke.org.uk
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Beverley
Meets '7.30 pm - 9.30 pm, last Wednesday of every month'.
'Taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, we feature a variety of local scientists and engineers, talking about their work and how it affects the average person in the street. Always fun, sometimes controversial, these events are a great way to get to the heart of the matter.' Enquire about attendance.
Meetings 'Mondays - 6.45 for 7.15 pm start ... Attendance is free, but we do need to know approximate numbers to organise the seating. To reserve a place please e-mail or phone ...'
Bishop's Stortford College
'Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month, at 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm start ... Meetings are free (although a contribution to expenses is appreciated)'
>>> Science Café >>> Science Café Events
Meetings usually last Monday of every month (except May, August and December): 8 pm: 'You don't need to be a scientist to enjoy the evening - just come with an open and enquiring mind.'
'Cambridge Cafe Scientifique provides a relaxed opportunity to discuss the science that is changing our lives with the scientists themselves ... A short informal talk is given by a scientist who is an expert on the topic to give background and to set the scene, and this is followed by questions and discussion.' Normally meets once per month, mid-week, at 7.30 pm: 'The events are free and a complimentary drink is provided.'
Medical Research Council | Arts Picture House | The Triple Helix
'A series of talks and discussion about science and technology, that take place in informal venues such as pubs and cafes. The Canterbury branch meets once a month, usually on the second Tuesday of each month. All talks start at 7 pm and are free to attend.'
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Cockermouth
Meets on the 'third Tuesday of each month whenever possible (there may be exceptions, depending on speakers' availability); doors open at 7 pm and meetings start at 7.30 pm (the shop door is closed very promptly!) and end no later than 9.30 pm ... Call ... to reserve a place. Booking opens one week before the date of the Café. Please also note that you may only reserve places for a maximum of 4 people, and that a minimum age limit of 16 years old applies. If you can’t take up your reserved place please let us know as a waiting list operates when we fill the maximum of 47 places'.
'Come and chat about current issues in science and technology with leading UK researchers in a relaxed, informal setting.'
University of Essex
Sixth Form Centre, The Thomas Hardye School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, West Dorset, DT1 2ET, South Westwww.cafescientifique.org
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Dorchester
Afternoon or evening talks every one-two months throughout the Winter.
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'Cafe Science Dundee events are held at 7 pm on the last Monday of every month ... Our events usually last just over an hour and finish at 8 pm - 8.15 pm ... All of our events are free and open to everyone. There is no need to book in advance. For safety reasons we have limited seating for up to 90 people so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.'
Café Science Extra
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Edinburgh
Meetings: 'Generally the 2nd Monday of every month'.
'Meetings take place on the first Monday of every month ... at 8.30 pm, unless stated otherwise ... Events are free but space is limited to the numbers of seats and standing room at the bar.'
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Glasgow
Meet 'first Monday of the month, 7 pm'.
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Guildford
Meet '3rd Monday of the month, 7 for 7.30 pm'.
'We normally meet at 7.30 pm on the first or second Wednesday of the month ... There is free parking and the doors open from 6.00 pm for drinks and cold snacks. Hot food is available if ordered in advance (view menu ...). Please email ... to place your order.'
Henley on Thames Hockey Club, Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, RG9 4HE, South Eastwww.cafescientifique.org
>>> Locate >>> UK >>> Henley
Meetings most months: 'Admission is free, but please register ...'