'Come and chat about current issues in science and technology with leading UK researchers in a relaxed, informal setting.'
University of Essex
'A visit to Colchester Castle is now bigger, brighter and better than ever before, with brand new interactive displays including new finds and star exhibits like the Colchester Vase and the Colchester Mercury statuette.'
'Lectures take place on the second Thursday of the month at 11 am ...' The Society 'has about 300 members drawn from all parts of the CO postal area (and in a few cases beyond) and a modest waiting list ... If you would like to be placed on our waiting list please email ...'
'Throughout autumn, winter and spring there are illustrated talks by leading naturalists and wildlife travellers as well as teach-ins on identification of birds, plants and insects. Particularly popular are the Tuesday evening plant surveys and wild flower identification sessions throughout the season in all kinds of local habitats led by experienced botanists.'
>>> Winter Talks
'The society facilities are open to members as required. There is an informal club night each Friday and working groups meet on Wednesdays and Sundays. Other members use the tracks during the week especially in the summer running season. For various reasons, the running sessions are not open to the general public but we are delighted to see interested folk when we are running. We also have a program of talks and visits during the year which folk are welcome to join ...'
Extensive seminar programme, each description often annotated: 'This event is open to the general public'. Occasional more general lectures.
University of Essex
'Meetings of the Branch are held ... usually on the second Saturday of the month.'
>>> Events >>> Annual Lecture
Annual Lecture: 'All are welcome to attend'.
University of Essex
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Usually meets 3rd Thursday of the month 'commencing 7.45 pm (doors open 7.15 pm). A donation is invited to cover expenses £2.00 per adult'.
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'Talks, debates and symposia at Firstsite offer a great opportunity to engage with contemporary art in new ways. Whether you're interested in taking part in critical debates or attending historical lectures, our programme has something for everyone. Numbers are limited, so please book in advance ...'
>>> Forthcoming Events
'We meet on the second Wednesday of every month (except August) at 7.45 pm.'
Geoff Pettit Memorial Lecture
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'We meet alternate Thursdays from 7.45 pm to 10 pm ... from September through to end of May and enjoy a varied programme of speakers, competitions and workshops. If you are unsure why not come along as a visitor. There will always be a warm welcome.'
'We hold a series of talks on a variety of topics each year ... For the most part, they start at 7.30 pm during the summer and after the clocks go back (daylight saving time) 2.30 pm.'
'The NEEDFAS lecture programme comprises of ten lectures a year running from September through to June. These are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month ... We currently have 300 members and there is currently a waiting list for new members. However, people who are on the waiting list are welcome to attend lectures for a fee of £4 per lecture. You are asked to contact the Membership Secretary a few days in advance as the number of visitors may be limited for some very popular lectures.'
'We hold indoor meetings with slide presentations on the second Thursday of the month between September and April.'
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
'Here in Wivenhoe there are an amazing number of people with different interests. As well as being a bookshop we see ourselves as having a role to play in developing and promoting special interests and we organise a number of courses and reading groups ... New programmes, courses and special group events will be posted regularly on the Home page of the website and on the Events Calendar, and we will include latest news in our regular e-newsletter ...'